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.
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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.
India is expected to have around 700 kilometres of Metro rail network within the next few years, Union Housing and Urban Affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri said at the inaugural session of CoMET 2018 Management Meeting at Metro Bhawan in New Delhi, on Tuesday.
Hyderabad Metro Rail, announced the successful completion of the 392 feet-long Lakdikapul Rail Over Bridge (ROB) project on Sunday. Thus bridging the only gap in Corridor 1 that runs between Ameerpet and L B Nagar.