Metro Rail

  • Work on oil refinery, Jaipur Metro Rail to go ahead: Vasundhara Raje 20-02-2014 06:32 PM

    The work on the oil refinery andpetro-chemical project at Pachpadra and Jaipur Metro Rail,started by the previous Congress government, would continuewith new financial budgets for 2014-15, Rajasthan ChiefMinister Vasundhara Raje said on Thursday. The BJP government provided an estimated budget of Rs 402crore in next fiscal year 2014-15's interim Budget...
  • Yamuna Expressway City to get metro rail soon 13-02-2014 08:17 AM

    Yamuna Expressway Industrial development Authority has approved the metro rail project between the proposed metro station at Pari Chowk till sector 18 and 20, the first residential sectors of the authority being developed where over 21000 allotments have been done. PC Gupta, Chief Executive Officer,YEIDA, said on Wednesday. that the...
  • Residents delighted over Dilshad Garden-Ghaziabad Metro line extension 03-02-2014 06:53 PM

    The residents of Ghaziabad, in Uttar Pradesh, are upbeat after the Delhi government cleared the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) extension from Dilshad Garden Metro station to New Bus Stand here. A delegation of Raj Nagar Residents Welfare Association (RWA) expressed gratitude to Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) vice chairman Santosh...
  • Cabinet approves second phase of Bangalore Metro project 30-01-2014 09:05 PM

    New Delhi: In good news for residents of Bangalore, the Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its go-ahead to construction of the second phase of Bangalore Metro to help improve public transport in the capital city of Karnataka. The project involves laying of about 72 km long Metro network at an...
  • UP government to lay foundation stone of Lucknow metro project without Centre's approval 05-12-2013 10:00 AM

    Confident of getting Central nod for the Lucknow metro project "soon", Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday said the foundation laying of the first phase of the project will be performed this month. "Lucknow metro rail will get central government's approval soon and the foundation laying of the first phase of...
  • DMRC gears up for Trade fair beginning November 19 15-11-2013 06:26 PM

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has taken a host of measures to facilitate commuters visiting the India International Trade Fair from next week, including additional token counters and trains to meet the rush. To review the special arrangements, DMRC Managing Director Mangu Singh on Friday inspected the Pragati Maidan Metro...
  • Wall on India's Nobel laureates set up at Metro station 10-11-2013 06:44 PM

    DMRC in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy has set up a Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station in New Delhi to spread awareness about Nobel laureates of India with special focus on Rabindranath Tagore. An exhibition on the country's Nobel laureates and their work will be on...
  • Noida City Centre Metro station to remain closed on Sunday 19-10-2013 09:11 AM

    The Noida City Centre Metro station will remain closed on Sunday due to ongoing civil maintenance work, said a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official on Friday. Trains will not run to and from the station from 6 am to 2 pm. During this period, the train service will be available...
  • Metro rails can solve city transportation problems: PM 21-09-2013 08:53 PM

    Jaipur:Metro rail projects are a viable option to deal with the problem of lack of public transportation with increasing urbanization in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday as he laid the foundation stone for the Metro phase-I in Jaipur. He earlier also dedicated to the nation a solar...
  • PM, Sonia Gandhi to inaugrate metro and oil projects in Rajasthan on Sept 21-22 18-09-2013 01:34 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi will visit Rajasthan on September 21 and 22, respectively, to inaugrate metro and oil refinery projects in the state. "We have invited Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi for separate special events of foundation-laying ceremonies of Metro rail...
  • Gehlot to flag off Jaipur Metro Rail's trial run on Sept 18 15-09-2013 10:44 PM

    Jaipur: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will flag off the trial run of Jaipur Metro Rail on September 18. After two months of trial run on the 2.4 km track, the facility would be opened to public some time in December, CMD of Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Limited N C Goyal...
  • Work on first phase of Lucknow Metro to begin in December 21-08-2013 10:20 AM

    Work on the first phase of the Lucknow Metro in the Uttar Pradesh capital will begin December this year, and is expected be completed by December 2016, officials said on Wednesday. This follows the go ahead given by the state cabinet on Tuesday, when it approved the detailed project report...
  • DMRC to use new technique for building subways in Phase III 16-08-2013 05:40 PM

    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has adopted a new technology to build underground subways on busy roads without disrupting the traffic movement in Phase 3. As part of the upcoming ITO Metro station on Central Secretariat Kashmere Gate corridor, the subway is being constructed using the 'Box Pushing' technology, below the...
  • Airport Metro link: CAG says DMRC gave undue advantage to DIAL 09-08-2013 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: The CAG has pulled up Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for relaxing payment conditions for Rs 448 crore owed by Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) in lieu of construction work carried out on Airport Metro Line. In its report, the auditor said that when the Airport Metro link was...
  • Delhi Metro ridership second largest in southeast Asia 15-07-2013 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro is now the second largest metro service in southeast Asia in terms of the passenger load it carries, next only to Hong Kong, its chief said on Monday. The metro service, which started in 2002, has surpassed Singapore and Taipei metros in per day average ridership,...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's notice to stop Airport Metro 29-06-2013 02:51 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro on Friday rejected a notice issued by Reliance Infrastructure to stop operating the Airport Metro Express Line from Sunday. "Reliance Infrastructure-led Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL) had sent a notice on Thursday to Delhi Metro intimating that they would stop operating the Airport Line...
  • Reliance Infra refuses to run Airport Metro line after June 30 28-06-2013 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: Reliance Infra has on Friday refused to run the Airport Metro Line after June 30 in view of huge losses it has suffered. Reliance Infra has asked Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to take over Airport Metro line but the latter has refused the offer. Meanwhile, DMRC has...
  • Delhi: CISF officer accidentally shoots at junior 05-06-2013 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: In an accidental firing, a CISF officer on Wednesday injured his junior colleague during a mock-drill being conducted at a metro station in Delhi. The incident occurred at around 10:40 am at Rohini West metro station when a mock-drill was being conducted by the CISF, the Delhi Police...
  • Japanese agency offers funds for Lucknow Metro project 14-05-2013 11:21 AM

    Lucknow: The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government financial assistance for the Metro rail project and a host of other projects, including the Agra-Lucknow expressway, officials said Tuesday. JICA sought details of the projects at a meeting with Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani Monday. The World...
  • Metro rail in Patna by 2016, says Bihar Minister 05-05-2013 06:08 PM

    Patna: The Bihar capital city's dream of a Metro train may come true by 2016 if the state urban development minister is to be believed. The project is set to cover a distance of 40-km stretch at a cost of Rs 8,000 crore, Urban Development Minister Prem Kumar said. Rail...
  • Delhi Metro rejects Reliance Infrastructure's offer to quit 27-10-2012 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Metro on Saturday said it has rejected an offer by Reliance Infrastructure to quit the showcase Airport Metro Express citing financial non-viability and asserted that the corridor would soon be thrown open to public after due repairs are completed. Delhi Metro Managing Director Mangu Singh admitted...
  • Chennai: Bye bye metro rail; hello monorail 02-01-2012 07:38 AM

    It was the year when Chennai, chanting the mantra of Metro Rail, turned to the monorail along with the change in power equations in the State. As debates raged over what could be the better option for the city, the expansion of the Metro Rail came to a standstill and...
  • Satisfied with the DMRC experience: E Sreedharan 01-01-2012 09:10 AM

    New Delhi: The man who gave the Metro Rail to Delhi, E Sreedharan, retired on Saturday. On his last day at work, he said, "It was a very glorious journey for me. We started with nothing and we produced hundreds of kilometres for the Delhi Metro." "It was a very...
  • B'lore: First phase of Namma metro inaugurated 20-10-2011 11:19 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore is the third Indian city after Kolkata and Delhi to have its own metro service. Namma Metro was inaugurated on Thursday in the IT City. The service will connect the eastern part of the city to Bangalore's business hub. The Metro was inaugurated by Union Minister Kamal Nath,...
  • B'lore: Namma Metro leads to rise in realty rates 19-10-2011 09:46 AM

    Bangalore: It has been a ride that Bangaloreans have been patiently waiting for the past two years and on October 20, Bangalore will be the third city in the country to have a metro rail system. So as the metro gets set to zoom across Bangalore, the real estate industry...