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.
State-run BHEL will foray into development of metro rail coaches and is also exploring the possibility of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries in India along with four foreign firms, Union Minister Anant Geete said today.
A joint venture between Japan and India has bagged the deal to develop Dhaka Metro Rail Project.
The Central government has asked the state to revise its proposal for the 107.55km Phase 2 metro rail project as per the new metro rail policy and submit it for approval.
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved extension of metro rail network from Noida City Centre to Sector-62, which borders Ghaziabad in UP, with an investment of Rs 1,967 crore, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here.
If one chronicles the journey of metro rail projects in India, it surely would make for an interesting read. For starters
The Government is planning to ensure that the LB-Nagar Ameerpet and Hightech City-Ameerpet routes of the Metro railway would be inaugurated by June this year.