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MMRDA may ask MRVC to operate monorail 7.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Talks on with IL&FS too; MRVC working on proposal
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9 agencies can now trim trees without BMC clearance 19.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Move to ensure fallen branches don’t disrupt services
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Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and France on Technical Cooperation in the field of railways 16.5.2018 General News
The MoUs provide a platform for Indian Railways to interact and share the latest developments and knowledge in the railway sector. The MoUs facilitate exchange of technical experts, reports and technical documents, training and seminars/workshops focusing on specific technology areas and other interactions for knowledge sharing.
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Govt. report bats for multimodal transport integration 14.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
UDD team studies public transport systems in Seoul, Singapore during World Bank-funded trip
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Monorail to be back on track by June 11.4.2018 DNA: Money
The second phase of Monorail between Wadala and Mahalaxmi received safety clearance from the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) on Tuesday. The entire Monorail corridor between Chembur and Mahalaxmi is likely to be made operational by May or mid-June. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) said that it will now approach the state government for its approval on starting the Monorail operations. Further, the CRS has given the safety clearance to MMRDA on the condition that various requirements like additional spare parts for coaches of Monorail are made available. Only after this can the corridor be made operational. Sanjay Khandare, Additional Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, said, "We got the safety clearance from CRS on Tuesday and we will be in a position to start the commercial operations of Monorail by May. There are certain conditions of CRS that will have to be complied with for which we have decided to buy spare parts directly from vendors through our operator, and we will ...
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Louis Berger awarded Mumbai Metro Line 4 contract in India 10.4.2018 Projects Monitor

Louis Berger awarded Mumbai Metro Line 4 contract in India

The post Louis Berger awarded Mumbai Metro Line 4 contract in India appeared first on India's first NewsPortal on Projects.

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Joy rides in 150 year steam loco to be a reality by next year 7.4.2018 General News
Joy rides in 150-year-old heritage steam locos could be a reality for tourists here by next year as the National Rail Museum is restoring three such locos, the oldest dating back to 1865. The Phoenix is a 1920 loco, RamGoti dates back to 1865 and Fireless Locomotive to 1951. All three are being restored by a group of experts and would be made available for tourist use after a feasibility test. "We are restoring them for tourism purposes. The first one to be ready by this year end is the Fireless loco and is likely to be in the NRM for tourist use," NRM Director, Amit Saurastri told PTI. The other two locos would be ready by next year, the director said. The Ministry of Railways is actively working to boost tourism in its network and to showcase its more than 160 years of history. Each loco, an official said, has a unique history. While the Phoenix loco was last used at Jamalpur in Bihar for shunting purposes, RamGoti was used by the municipality in Kolkata for garbage disposal, they ..
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National Rail Museum to open till 9 p.m from May 1 5.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to promote country's railway heritage and tourism, the National Rail Museum (NRM) will remain open till 9 p.m from May 1, officials said on Thursday.
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Rail Museum to keep doors open till 9 to promote night tourism 5.4.2018 General News
The National Rail Museum has decided to keep its doors open till 9 PM from next month in a bid to increase footfalls at the country's premier custodian of railway heritage, senior officials of the museum said today. The move is in line with the views of Tourism Minister K J Alphons, who has been advocating that places of tourist interest should remain open post evening. "We are still working out the details. We have to give the tourists who visit at night a different package than what we give to the day tourists. We are working that out. But the museum will be open from 6 PM to 9 PM," said Amit Saurastri, Director, National Rail Museum (NRM). Currently, the museum is open throughout the year except on Mondays. The timings for visiting the museum currently are 10 AM to 5 PM. The new timings of 10 AM to 5 PM and 6 PM to 9 PM will come into effect from May 1. Officials said that the idea was to make a tourist spend at least half a day at the rail museum by giving them a night package ...
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Monorail services in 2 weeks, new operator likely: MMRDA 3.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Agency to pay vendors directly for spares worth nearly ₹30 crore to repair four rakes
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Safety clearance for Mumbai Monorail expected soon as trial runs completed 29.3.2018 DNA: Mumbai
The trial run for the second phase of the Mumbai Monorail between Wadala and Mahalaxmi was completed on Wednesday after Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) expressed satisfaction over the concerns related to safety of Monorail. The three-day long trial run that started on Monday was second such trial run conducted by the CRS in the past two months.   The CRS is now expected to give formal safety clearance in the next few days listing few of the compliance that Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will have to adhere. The compliances will be related to procurement of spare parts and the number of additional trains that will be required for making the second phase operational. After adhering to compliances laid by CRS for starting operations of Monorail, MMRDA will also have to approach the state government for its approval over making the second phase operational. According to MMRDA officials, the CRS was satisfied with the overall safety related issues of Monorail that includes ...
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May 1: One smartcard for train, bus & metro 24.3.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
A Single ticketing system in Greater Mumbai will be rolled out by Maharashtra Day on May 1. With it, commuters will be able to travel by BEST buses, suburban trains, metro and mono railways using one integrated smartcard. The system will ease the commute of seven million rail commuters and 4.5 million BEST bus passengers. Once all the metro corridors are completed by 2020-21, they will be able to carry nine million commuters per day. The town planning authority Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will receive a report within a week from its consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers and Hyperion System, UK and in a fortnight invite tender for the selection of agency to generate and distribute the smart card which can be recharged anywhere in the metropolis. Simultaneously, the Centre and the state government will jointly work to formulate a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) with 50 per cent equity shared equally among them. The SPV will monitor the single ticketing system. Till the formation of ...
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Railway trackmen honoured for averting tragedy 15.3.2018 General News
Railways today felicitated two trackmen for averting a tragedy on March 13 by detecting a six-inch gap on a section of track on which a passenger train was approaching at high speed. Priyaswami (60) and Ram Niwas (55) alerted the driver of New Delhi-bound Shiv Ganga Express which would have plunged into the Yamuna, if not for the duo's intervention. The trackmen were felicitated at the Rail Bhawan here by Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani. Priyaswami along with Niwas were on patrol duty on Tilak Bridge Yamuna Bridge section on March 13 at 7.55 am when they noticed that the rail head of about 6 inches was broken at the approach of Yamuna bridge, and that a passenger train was approaching the spot. Showing alertness and presence of mind, one of the men took off his 'gamcha' (towel) and the other raised a red flag. They started running towards the approaching train in a bid to attract the attention of the driver. The driver eventually noticed the red banner and immediately stopped ..
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MIM seeks metro rail in original route in Old City 14.3.2018 Hindu: Rx

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Tuesday demanded that the State government take up metro rail work in Old City, stating that the facility was being denied to people in that part o

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MIM seeks metro rail in original route in Old City 14.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Tuesday demanded that the State government take up metro rail work in Old City, stating that the facility was being denied to people in that part o

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Letter to BS: MMRDA's endless wait for a VIP to spare time for inauguration 13.3.2018 Business Standard: Today
Let this project be inaugurated by some well-known social activist of the inter-linking area
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Centre working on suburban rail policy to improve services 13.3.2018 General News
Recognising the importance of suburban rail as a part of mass rapid transportation systems, the Centre is working on a policy with the objective to develop the suburban rail services, an official said here on Tuesday.
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GST on idlis, dosas, biryani: A tough question for Telangana's K T Rama Rao 11.3.2018 Business Standard: Today
A resident of Boduppal town in Medchal district of the state tweeted that he was a vegetarian and had to pay GST on idlis and dosas he ate at local eateries, which shut down by 10 pm
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Government agencies top water bill defaulters' list 7.3.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
If a housing society or an independent resident fails to pay the water bill, the Brihnanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ward office's water department employees visit the place and issue a warning asking them to pay the outstanding water bills or face disconnection of water supply. However, the BMC has been continuously failing to collect the outstanding water bills, running in crores of rupees, from bigger agencies, especially those of the government. The BMC's defaulters' list for water charges has government agencies such as the Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) as one of its biggest defaulters. As of March 6, some of the outstanding for water charges are of the Chief Engineer, Mumbai Port Trust at Sassoon Dock (Rs 54.88 lakh), Deputy Engineer, MHADA at Bandra East (Rs 51.87 lakh), Chief Engineer Civil, Wadala BEST bus depot, (Rs 5.20 lakh), BEST Worker's Union Office, Dadar East (Rs 3.14 lakh), Executive Engineer, PWD office, Fort (Rs 58 lakhs), Executive Engineer, MMRDA, Monorail ...
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Monorail may have women coaches 6.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Monorail may have women coaches
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