Skywalk

  • Hyderabad Metro project to have 200 skywalks August 26, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) on Tuesday said that it will construct 200 skywalks which will be linked to various metro stations, on the lines of Bangkok model. HMR Managing Director NVS Reddy told reporters at the sidelines of an event that as many as 200 skywalks (pedestrians elevated walkspace)...
  • Delhi: Metro stations to be connected with skywalks and elevators May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The areas around the existing and upcoming metro stations, especially those with high footfall would soon be connected through multi-modal transport facilities like travelator, skywalks and elevators. Delhi government is working to implement the 'integration of multimodal transport' aimed at decongesting and regulating both pedestrian and vehicular traffic...
  • Doomsday: Maya apocalypse, Star Wars collide December 19, 2012

    Tikal: At the centre of the rebel base where Luke Skywalker took off to destroy the Death Star and save his people from the clutches of Darth Vader, Guatemala is preparing for another momentous event: the end of an age for the Maya. Deep inside the Guatemalan rainforest stand the ruins...
  • 'Star Wars' 7 may bring new hope, but also letdown November 22, 2012

    Los Angeles: Darth Vader is dead. The evil Emperor exploded after being thrown down a shaft. And Luke Skywalker and his allies destroyed both Death Stars, restoring balance to the Force. For The Walt Disney Co., the prospective new owner of the 'Star Wars' franchise, what's left to tell? A...
  • Mumbai: Commuters 'skywalk' to Andheri station on I-Day August 16, 2012

    Mumbai: There was no showboating, no cutting of ribbons, and no media glare as commuters took their first steps on the half-a-kilometre long skywalk at Andheri (E) station. Till yesterday, thousands of students, office goers and people in general stared at what appeared to be a waste of public money...
  • Mumbai's expensive skywalk to cost Rs 50 crore June 5, 2012

    Mumbai: The city will be getting a brand new skywalk at Grant Road. The structure, touted by the MSRDC as ‘unique in the country,’ is all set to represent the latest innovations in architecture, with a 510 metre long walkway supported by stress rods suspended from a central tower, replete...
  • Metro wipes: Big news from across metros June 25, 2008

    New Delhi: The parents of the four month old baby who was kidnapped in Bangalore have filed a complaint with the police. The mother was feeding the baby in her husband's auto rickshaw on Monday evening when the incident took place. A woman allegedly rendered her unconscious with a handkerchief...
  • Mumbai gets first of its kind skywalk June 24, 2008

    On Tuesday morning, first of its kind skywalk was inaugurated in Mumbai in the busy Kalanagar junction near the airport. However, find out if it would solve the city's traffic mess. ...
  • Future for Mumbai pedestrians seems bright with skywalks May 30, 2008

    Mumbai: Mumbai's non-stop traffic and congested roads often proves dangerous for its commuters. However, with skywalks being planned throughout the city, the future seems bright for the city's pedestrians. The first victim of the Rs 13.4 crore skywalk at a busy junction in Bandra is stuck even before the ambitious...
  • U-turn over Grand Canyon? Here it is June 20, 2007

    New York: It’s like no other U-turn you've ever taken. A U-turn in the sky above the Grand Canyon - a see-thru sidewalk made of glass, meant for tourists ...