By the month end, some Metro stations in Delhi-National Capital Region will restrict passengers from carrying heavy luggage in the trains.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a pilot ‘Delhi Common Mobility Card’ which will enable commuters to travel in both Delhi Metro and 250 select city buses.
The MAHA-Metro is planning to extend the Metro line from Pimpri to Nigdi, in the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) jurisdiction, and Swargate to Katraj in the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) jurisdiction.
India’s first dedicated Metro corridor between two international airports — the 40-km Airport Metro proposed in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region — will have the trains running at thrice the speed of a normal suburban Metro service.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $335m loan for an electric metro project in Bangalore.
For residents of Bangalore who dread the long commute to the airport and dealing with the traffic, there is relief on the way. On Monday, the Karnataka government announced that it would go ahead with the construction of the 29.8 km Metro line from Nagavara to the airport, which will cost approximately ₹5,950 crore, according to The New Indian Express.
The rail and metro network in India is brimming with job opportunities in various fields.
The construction of 14 piers, absence of which left the Metro’s north-south corridor suspended for last seven years, is all set to begin.
Starting today, Metro travellers in the Delhi-NCR region are paying more fare for their daily rides. The fare hike, which is between 20 and 50 per cent, is being vehemently opposed by the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi.
The Centre has informed the Delhi government that the Metro Act does not allow it to put on hold the hike in Delhi Metro fares which will be effective from October 10, a source said today.