User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Traffic :: metro
Last updated: May 21 2018 10:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
21 to 40 of 11,310    
BEML keen to localise coach production for bullet trains 24.4.2018 General News
Defence public sector undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) is looking for localisation of coaches for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project through a tie-up with Japanese company Hitachi, with which it recently signed a memorandum of understanding, a senior company official said. "We are looking to contribute for the bullet train project (between Ahmedabad and Mumbai). It is a Japanese funded project, so Japanese companies will be involved. Two Japanese companies which qualify to participate are Hitachi and Kawasaki," BEML CMD DK Hota, confirming that the company had recently signed a pact with Hitachi for railway product collaboration. "Kawasaki has tied up with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, while we have done MoU with Hitachi. Last week I went to Japan and visited Hitachi factory in order to see how much we can indigenise for the project, Hota told reporters, after addressing a convocation at Nirma University. "Japanese companies will like to offer ...
Also found in: [+]
Metro staff union revives strike plan 23.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
This follows failure of talks; date of the strike is yet to be decided
Also found in: [+]
New housing launches in ​Bengaluru above that of Hyderabad Chennai in Q1 2018 23.4.2018 Sify Finance
Also found in: [+]
City Buzz: Cash crisis in ATMs, India’s best paying cities and new role for Delhi Metro 20.4.2018 Citizen Matters
What is making news in Indian cities -- from Mumbai to Ahmedabad and Delhi to Hyderabad? A quick look at some of the most important and interesting headlines for urban India. »
Also found in: [+]
BMRCL hopes to earn more with 6-car trains, new lines 13.4.2018 deccanherald.com
BMRCLs revenue has surpassed operational expenses over the last few months but officials say the surplus was not big considering the loans that they have to repay and hope that the introduction of six-car trains will lead them out of the woods. A senior official at the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) said that the fare revenue has seen a huge growth since the inauguration of Phase 1 in June last year. However, it was not up to their expectation. "The daily revenue has gone up from Rs 30-40 lakh to about Rs 95 lakh. The non-fare revenue has also seen a huge growth following the increase in the ridership. But this is not enough as the BMRCL has to pay Rs 40 crore towards the loans it has borrowed for Phase 1," the official said. BMRCL had expected that the average daily ridership of Namma Metro will cross 5 lakh after the full Phase 1 became operational. However, the average ridership stands at about 3.5 lakh. Even during exceptions, the numbers slightly crossed the 4 lakh mark. Officials ...
Also found in: [+]
Trees to be axed in Bengaluru's South zone to make way for metro line 12.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
As many as 61 trees will be axed in Bangalore South zone to make way for the metro line from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road metro station to Bommasandra metro station (metro reach 5) in Phase 2 project. Rashtreeya Vidyalaya Road, known to be one of the stretches with a thick green cover, will lose 18 trees. While at the Silk Board 28 trees will be axed, 15 trees will be brought down in the BTM Layout. The BBMP has given the permission to the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to axe these trees. "We have given them permission to chop these trees as they come in the way of metro construction work," said Cholaraj, Deputy Conservator of Forest, BBMP. Puttaswamy Gowda, Deputy Conservator of Forest (South zone), BBMP said: "The permission to clear trees at the Silk Board was given long ago. It is only now that we have granted permission for RV Road and BTM layout." According to BMRCL public relations officer Vasanth Rao, the BMRCL actually tweaked the plan and changed the construction sequence from ...
Also found in: [+]
Metro to extend services during IPL matches 11.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Also, will issue paper tickets
Also found in: [+]
BMRCL calls tender for multi-level Silk Board flyover 10.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City
A massive road-cum-rail flyover at Silk Board junction, supporting metro lines and carrying road traffic at multiple levels, will come up in the next two and half years, if the plan chalked out by the BMRCL comes to fruition. The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has called tender for the construction of the flyover, including its loops and ramps measuring a length of about 2.8 km. The work also includes road widening allied works that come under the RV Road-Bommasandra line. The new structure will be built above the existing flyover and provide a seamless connection between BTM and HSR Layouts and Electronics City. Two metro lines - RV Road-Bommasandra and Silk Board-KR Puram - will be the part of the project. The BMRCL has fixed a 27-month deadline for the project estimated to cost Rs 133.54 crore. While the last date for submission of technical bid is May 21, officials said the evaluation may take two weeks. "Technical evaluation and financial bidding may take about a month. Since the ...
Also found in: [+]
The long wait for foot overbridges 10.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
In the absence of such links, passengers are forced to evade vehicles and buses on the busy roads in Majestic
Also found in: [+]
BBMP’s poor record in TDR may hit new plan for metro line 9.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
BMRCL wants to build 3-km elevated corridor on roads planned to be widened
Also found in: [+]
Rahul Gandhi woos voters in Bengaluru in 'aam aadmi' style 8.4.2018 deccanherald.com
Travelling in a Metro train to walking down the popular streets of Bengaluru and having kulfi from a roadside ice cream parlour, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today did it all in "aam aadmi" style. Shedding the VVIP trappings, apparently, to reach out to the voters of the countrys IT hub for the May 12 Assembly polls, Gandhi freely mingled with commuters in the Metro train as he travelled from the station at Vidhana Soudha, the state secretariat, to MG Road, a party source said. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, AICC general secretary K C Venugopal, who is also in charge of party affairs in Karnataka, state Congress president G Parameshwara and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Gowda. The Congress president bought the ticket at the station and took a selfie with the chief minister before boarding the jam-packed train. During the journey, he spoke to the commuters, who were all thrilled to have a group of VVIPs amongst them, the source said. After alighting from the train, he walked down the MG ...
Also found in: [+]
Rahul woos voters in Bengaluru in "aam aadmi" style 8.4.2018 General News
Travelling in a Metro train towalking down the popular streets of Bengaluru and having kulfi from a roadside ice cream parlour, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today did it all in "aam aadmi" style. Shedding the VVIP trappings, apparently to reach out to the voters of the country's IT hub for the May 12 Assembly polls, Gandhi freely mingled with commuters in the Metro train as he travelled from the station at Vidhana Soudha, the state secretariat, to M G Road, a party source said. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, AICC general secretary K C Venugopal, who is also in charge of party affairs in Karnataka, state Congress president G Parameshwara and Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Gowda. The Congress president bought the ticket at the station and took a selfie with the chief minister before boarding the jam-packed train. During the journey, he spoke to the commuters, who were all thrilled to have a group of VVIPs amongst them, the source said. After alighting from the train, he ...
Also found in: [+]
Bus driver loses Rs 7L in hope of BMRCL job 7.4.2018 deccanherald.com

A bus driver was conned out of Rs 7 lakh by a fraudster who promised him a job in the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL).

L Govindaraj, of Sadashivanagar, said he had met a man named Hamza while driving a bus between Hassan and Bengaluru.

Hamza bragged about his "high-level contacts" in the BMRCL and said he could get him a job for a commission. Govindaraj later paid him Rs 5.5 lakh as the first instalment of the fee.

He paid another Rs 1.5 lakh but there was no sign of the job.

When Govindaraj confronted him, Hamza denied having taken money from
him and went incommunicado.

The bus driver then filed a complaint at the Sadashivanagar police station.

Also found in: [+]
Metro construction material falls on cars 6.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Passengers unhurt; motorists claim damages
Also found in: [+]
Work on BSE brokers complex to start soon at GIFT City 6.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Work on BSE brokers complex to start soon at GIFT City
Also found in: [+]
SBI to open 63 ATMs at 36 metro stations 5.4.2018 Deccan Herald - City

Metro stations in Bengaluru will soon have Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) attached to them.

The countrys largest bank, State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) for installing 63 ATMs in 36 metro stations.

The ATM kiosks will be accessible to both commuters and the general public.

The ATMs will be installed at all the 36 Metro stations in Bengaluru. Majority of the stations will have two to three ATM Kiosks, depending on the footfall and commuter traffic in those stations, SBI said in a statement.

S M Farooque Shahab, Chief General Manager, SBI, Bengaluru and Mahendra Jain, MD, BMRCL signed the agreement on Thursday.

Currently, the lender has 3,994 ATMs in the state.

Also found in: [+]
IIT-Roorkie alumni visit Lucknow metro, discuss progress 5.4.2018 Education
A delegation of 30 members of the Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee (IIT-R) alumni association were briefed about the the Lucknow Metro project on Thursday, an official spokesman said.
Also found in: [+]
BEML to open excellence centre for railways in Bengaluru 5.4.2018 General News
State-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) will set up a centre of excellence for the Indian Railways here to test its equipment and coaches, a top official has said.
Also found in: [+]
State govt agrees to increase built-up area on railway land 4.4.2018 deccanherald.com
Pushing for the formation of a special purpose vehicle for the suburban railway project in Bengaluru, the state government has written to the Centre, agreeing to increase the floor space index (FSI) for railway land while suggesting the financial structure for the SPV. Mondays letter was in response to Railway Minister Piyush Goels statement that the Centre would share 50% of the project cost (instead of the earlier 20%) if the state government increased the FSI of railway land to 1:5. The present index is 1:2.5 and the change would provide for an increase in the built-up area. Mahendra Jain, Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Development Department, one of the nodal officers for the project, said the in-principle agreement was subject to local conditions. "The hike in the FSI for each parcel of the railway land will be subject to local conditions," he added. The letter says the Karnataka Railway Infrastructure Development Corporation (K-RIDE) could be used as the "vehicle for the constitution of the ...
Also found in: [+]
Metro's six-car train only by May-end 4.4.2018 deccanherald.com
Commuters have to wait at least till the end of May to ride the first six-car Metros, which will not be of much use in reducing the rush since they cannot run more than 10 trips a day. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has assembled a six-car train at the Baiyyappanahalli depot, after three intermediate cars were delivered by Bharat Earth Movers Ltd in February. Officials said the Baiyappanahalli-Mysuru Road line, the busiest section, will have the first six-car train. A senior official noted that the train cannot run more than three trips during peak hours. "With a capacity to carry nearly 2,000 people, it will be of some use. But we need at least four six-car trains to reduce the rush on the Purple Line," he said. Last month, BMRCL received a certificate from Research Designs and Standards Organisation to conduct speed and oscillation tests. "Several other tests are pending. Some of the final tests are planned in the second week of May following which we will approach the Commissioner of ...
Also found in: [+]
21 to 40 of 11,310