Since the first metro line, which connected Esplanade and Bhowanipore in Kolkata (then Calcutta) in 1984, to the latest Aqua Line inaugurated in January to connect Noida to Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, the metro has come a long way as a viable public transportation system.
The Central government has given its nod to Metro projects in Agra and Kanpur and has paved the way for construction of mass public transport systems in the two cities.
Gujarat’s first Metro Rail will finally see the light of the day after a delay of four-and-a-half years. In the first priority reach
The cabinet also gave its nod to a feasibility study on the Rs 23,093 crore suburban rail project in the city. Briefing reporters, cooperation minister Baneppa Kashempur said that these were the government's 'new year gift' to Bengaluru.
The Karnataka cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal to change the alignment of Metro Rail from KR Puram to the Kempegowda International Airport, which will increase its length by another eight kilometres.
Made-in-Andhra Pradesh rail coaches will feature soon in the light metro rail in Montreal, Canada.
The State government has decided to place the issue of connecting the metro rail to Kempegowda International Airport before the cabinet in the next 15 days.
With the prestigious Pune metro rail project facing prospects of getting delayed as one of its proposed corridors passes too close to the famous Aga Khan palace — a national monument — Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a recent review of the project
Regular metro rail riders mostly use the transit system because its technology makes it fast and efficient.
Metro service on the Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus -Lajpat Nagar section of phase III of the Delhi Metro network was flagged off by Union minister Hardeep Puri and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, linking four major shopping destinations in the city. Metro service for commuters would begin from 1 pm.
Metro construction will pick up pace in the country with the Union finance ministry recently giving “in-principle” approval to five proposed metro projects in Indore, Bhopal, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi, with an estimated cost of Rs 1.07 lakh crore, senior central and state government officials familiar with the matter said.