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    Low-carbon Mobility: Making Modal Shift Desirable

    UIC actively promotes at the international level a multimodal vision shared with public transport and supply chain stakeholders. Based on its members’ expertise, the UIC is developing the technical enablers to transform this concept into reality. In order to share the initiatives already taken and to find ways to make [...]
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    Tata Projects begins Tunnelling Work on Pune Metro Underground line

    TATA Projects Limited announced that the company has recently commenced work on the Pune Metro Underground line. The work commenced with the gigantic TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine) being flagged off to start execution of its task from Agriculture College grounds, Pune. More Information: The event began with ‘Pooja’ and traditional [...]

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  • UIC actively promotes at the international level a multimodal vision shared with public transport and supply chain stakeholders. Based on its members’ expertise, the UIC is developing the technical enablers to transform this concept into reality. In order to share the initiatives already taken and to find ways to make modal shift desirable, the UIC is pleased to invite you to a one-day conference on 13 February 2020 in Brussels. It will also be an occasion to rediscover an unexpected advantage inherent to rail, the virtue of frugality. Programme The [...]
  • After the successful launch of electric-bicycle (e-bicycle) service at seven Metro stations a few months ago, the electric-bicycle (e-bicycle) service was further extended to two more Delhi Metro stations namely Malviya Nagar and Saket today. This service was formally flagged off from Malviya Nagar Metro station by Sh. A. K. Garg, Director/Operations (DMRC) in the presence of other officials from DMRC and the agency providing this facility at these Metro stations. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Garg said, “The specially designed battery operated cycles would be helpful in providing last [...]
  • 10 December, 2019 – Alstom, leader in sustainable and smart mobility, today commenced the manufacturing of metro trainsets for Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) at its factory in SriCity, Andhra Pradesh. The ceremony was preceded by Mr. Alain Spohr – MD, Alstom India & South Asia. The first metro train after testing will be delivered by November 2020. Alstom’s overall contract with MMRC for Line 3 is worth €452 million. The order includes manufacturing of 31 lightweight, fully-furnished modern metro trains of 8 cars each. Along with rolling stock, Alstom will [...]
  • TATA Projects Limited announced that the company has recently commenced work on the Pune Metro Underground line. The work commenced with the gigantic TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine) being flagged off to start execution of its task from Agriculture College grounds, Pune. More Information: The event began with ‘Pooja’ and traditional ceremony to mark the momentous occasion. The event was witnessed by top officials of MahaMetro and Tata Projects along with their respective project execution teams. It also witnessed the first casting slab being signed by top-level officials before it being [...]
  • Dilip Buildcon Limited on Tuesday said it has been declared the lower bidder by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) for Rs 825.62-crore project. The company said in a BSE filing,”Dilip Buildcon Limited through JV has been declared L-1 bidder for the project ”part design and construction of elevated viaduct, elevated ramp, siding lines, viaduct for connection to Mukundpur depot and four elevated stations, Phase-IV of Delhi MRTS and partly integrated and partly independent flyover of PWD between Azadpur and Derawal Nagar on G T Road by Delhi Metro Rail [...]
  • Bangalore: Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, recently released Rs 30 crore for the construction of the Infosys Foundation-Konappana Agrahara Metro station. The foundation, on Dec 06, 2019, released the second tranche of funds, the BMRCL said in a release. More Information: Additionally, the foundation has agreed to maintain the station for 30 years. The foundation had agreed to carry out the superstructure and interior work of the station, the release said. Last Year, Infosys Foundation had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation [...]
  • The first phase of the Surat Metro Rail project is expected to be completed by June 2024. Construction of the first phase of the 40.35-kilometer long metro rail project in Surat will begin in June 2020 and is expected to be completed in 4 years, the state government announced on Dec 8, 2019. More Information: A government release informed, the first phase of the Surat Metro rail project will have two corridors. First corridor will be between Sarthana and Dream City, covering a distance of 21.61 km, with 14 elevated [...]
  • With the goal of reducing cost of electricity for traction, Indian Railways has commenced flow of additional 50 MW power (Total 100 MW) from Bhartiya Rail Bijli Company Limited (BRBCL) in the State of Bihar w.e.f. 28 November, 2019, which is expected to lead to an annual saving of Rs. 110 Crores per annum on recurring basis. Additional flow of 10 MW power from BRBCL has also been started in the State of Rajasthan w.e.f. 20 November, 2019 which is expected to lead to an annual saving of Rs. 11.50 [...]
  •   RailwayTech Indonesia 2020 is the right track and opportunity to feature your rail innovations, technology and solutions to ASEAN’s railway buyers, operators, contractors, government as well as to network with the leading industry professionals from relevant railway industry. As a global B2B and B2G railway event, which hosted by MASKA (Indonesia Railway Society) and supported by Indonesia Ministry of Transportation. The show has become ASEAN’s Largest Trade Show for Railway System, Technologies, Infrastructure and Services. RailwayTech Indonesia 2020 taking place from March 18 – 20, 2020 at JIExpo, Jakarta [...]
  • SINGAPORE – The Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced new capabilities for its industry-leading ProjectWise collaboration platform and comprehensive expansion of its SYNCHRO 4D construction environment. Together, these robust offerings extend the value of project digital twins across the entire project delivery ecosystem, improving design and constructability coordination workflows. New ProjectWise 365 cloud services, leveraging Microsoft 365 technology and office productivity tools, extend the reach, affordability, and accessibility of BIM and infrastructure design data for [...]

Additional Insights

  • Introduction: Nowadays with the rising concern over the viability of the cost of metro rail projects, especially in smaller cities, the Central government of India is planning to promote Light Rail Transit System as an alternative mass rapid transport system in urban areas.  Light rail transit (LRT) is a form of urban rail transit using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on [...]
  • As growth stagnated around the world in the latter part of this decade, India was often the country bucking the trend. With projected growth of 8% per year from 2016, the belief was that India would go from strength to strength, improving exponentially as its competitors hit the wall. Yet growth has slowed in the past two years, and currently rests at 6.8%. While this is by no means bad [...]
  • Author : Mr. Manu Srivastava ( Managing Partner ) HLS Global in India, Indian Railways PracticeAfter decades of negative headlines, Indian Railways (IR) are enjoying some positive news. Rail companies from foreign countries are keen to invest in IR projects and see opportunities in the sector for the next 10-20 years. India is poised to be one of the largest markets for companies operating in the railway industry After decades [...]
  • European Train Control System (ETCS): Introduction: European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS) is evolved to harmonize cross-border rail connections for seamless operations across European nations. ERTMS is stated to be the most per formant train control system which brings significant advantages in terms of safety, reliability, punctuality and traffic capacity. ERTMS is evolving as a global standard. Many countries outside Europe – US, China, Taiwan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia [...]
  • Introduction: Indian Railways is planning to upgrade its entire rail network with modern signals and anti-train collision system. Right now the signaling system on the vast Indian Railways network does not have the modern signaling system but Indian railways are in the process of upgrading the entire signaling system in the next few years with the Anti-collision technology. With newer technologies being utilized, The cabinet cleared the plan to upgrade the [...]

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