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  • Expansive Rail Network Needs to Boost Efficiency: CSX Transportation is one of the largest transportation suppliers in the United States, with a railway network that spans more than 21,000 miles of rail track across North America. Therefore, railroad safety is a top priority for CSX Transportation. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, the organization transports a wide variety of goods, including metals, agricultural and forest products, automobiles, and waste throughout 23 states, Washington D.C., and parts of Canada. CSX Transportation receives 5,000 patch rail requests, or a request to repair worn rail [...]
  • Context: Autonomous driving, known by experts as ATO (“automatic train operation”), is gaining momentum. While it is nothing new for the urban market, two major pilot programmes have been announced these past few weeks, opening wide the doors for breakthrough developments in mainline and freight: one for regional passenger trains in Germany and one for shunting operations in the Netherlands. Mr. Jean-François Beaudoin, SVP Alstom Digital Mobility, assesses the progress made on the topic and explains why it plays a crucial role in Alstom becoming a major player in intelligent [...]
  • In continuation to tender for Data Collection and Associated Survey Work, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) has invited online open tender for the work “Preparation of GADs of Crossing Bridges over Rivers/Canals/Railways and Roads (Expressway, NH & SH and Major District Roads) and GADs of proposed Stations and Maintenance Depots for DPR of Mumbai-Nagpur HSR Corridor”. Tender Security: INR 2,20,000/- Completion period of the Work: 03 Months Pre-bid Meeting: 07.10.2020 Tender submission start date: 14.10.2020  Tender submission end date: 19.10.2020 Date of Opening of Technical Bid online: 20.10.2020 Scope [...]
  • Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation is executing Pune Metro Rail Project, which has to corridors. One from Vanaz to Ramwadi which is a elevated line and the other from PCMC to Swargate which is elevated from PCMC to Agriculture college and thereafter underground up to Swargate. The underground section is about 6 kms. 43% of the overall civil work has been completed till date. In another significant milestone achievement on 28th September, 2020 in the ongoing Pune Metro Project, tunnel breakthrough was achieved in the underground section at the North end of Civil Court interchange [...]
  • The NHSRCL has issued Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to M/s Design Horizons for the Consultancy services for design and development of General Arrangement Drawings, structural, architectural, landscaping, internal roads, water supply, sewer, storm water drains, internal and external MEP services, assistance in statutory approval etc. for Construction of Various offices in Vadodara in connection with Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Railway Project.” Contract Details: Tender Reference Number: NHSRCL/BRC/2020/34 Contract Value: INR 289008.92 Completion period of the Work: 540 days In August this year, the NHSRCL had invited tenders for the“Hiring of consultancy [...]
  • The Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (CMRL) in its endeavour to provide safety to the passengers, initiated the process of studying various contactless optional measures for the safe usage of its elevators. Now, CMRL has come with an ingenious way to avoid and minimise hand contact with the elevator buttons by providing foot-operated lift mechanism so as to reduce the virus spread and ensure safety of the users. This foot-operated mechanism is one of a kind prototype and CMRL takes the lead to be the first Metro Rail in India to [...]
  • In continuation to tender for Carrying out Ridership (Traffic Study), the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) has now invited online open tender for the work “Data Collection and Associated Survey Work for DPR of Mumbai-Nagpur HSR Corridor”. Tender No.: NHSRCL/CO/CA/DATA/2020/28 Tender Security: INR 1,05,000/- Completion period of the Work: 04 Months Pre-bid Meeting: 05.10.2020 Tender submission start date: 12.10.2020  Tender submission end date: 17.10.2020 Date of Opening of Technical Bid online: 19.10.2020 The High-Speed Rail (HSR) project apart from being a technological marvel, would afford many quantifiable benefits like [...]
  • In continuation to tender for supply of Heavy Duty Machine Room Less Elevators,the Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) Ltd., has now invited open tenders for the work, “Design, Manufacturing, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Heavy Duty Escalators including Maintenance of 02 (two) Years during Defect Liability Period (DLP) and 01 (one) year comprehensive Annual Maintenance beyond DLP Period for Kanpur (Corridor-I & II) & Agra (Corridor-I) Mass Rapid Transport System Project Phase-I.” Key details: Approximate cost of work: Rs. 80 Crores Tender Security amount: Rs. 80 Lakhs Completion period of [...]
  • In continuation to tender for preparation of Social Impact Assessment & Resettlement Action Plan, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) has now invited online open e-tenders for the work “Carrying Out Environmental Impact Assessment Study/Field work and Preparation of Environment Impact Assessment Report & Environment Management Plan for Delhi-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor (About 886 kms Long)”. Contract Package No.: NHSRCL/CO/CA/EIA/2020/20 Approximate cost of work: INR 1.79 Crores Tender Security: INR 2,79,200 Completion period of the Work: 6 months Pre-bid Meeting: 05.10.2020 Tender submission start date: 13.10.2020  Tender [...]
  • Virgin Hyperloop, the category leader in hyperloop technology, and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of the award-winning Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport), signed a first-of-its-kind Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed hyperloop corridor from BLR Airport. The MoU was exchanged virtually between Sultan bin Sulayem, Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop and DP World, and Mr. T.M. Vijay Bhaskar, IAS, Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka and Chairman of the Board of Directors at BIAL in the presence of Mr. Kapil Mohan, IAS, Principal Secretary, Infrastructure [...]

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