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  • Second convoy carrying of Four Coaches of the first prototype train for the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 Corridor arrived in Mumbai on 05th August, 2022. More details: The second convoy of four trailers carrying four Metro Coaches reached Sariput Nagar, in Aarey, in the wee hours on 05th August. The second convoy required ten days to reach the city from SriCity, Andhra Pradesh-a distance of 1,400 kms. The 4 coaches-weighing 42-tonne each-were brought by special 8-axelled trailers with 64 wheels. With this, all the eight Metro Coaches of the first prototype train [...]
  • The Ministry of Railways has approved works for provision of Closed Circuit Television (CCTVs) at all stations except halt stations. More details: So far, CCTV Cameras at 861 Stations have been provided. Zone-wise list is appended. Works for balance stations are under process. Sr. No. Railway Number of Stations 1 Central 113 2 East Coast 19 3 East Central 56 4 Eastern 27 5 Konkan 67 6 Metro 33 7 North Central 30 8 North Eastern 25 9 Northeast Frontier 41 10 Northern 106 11 North Western 34 12 South [...]
  • Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has invited Bids (through e-tendering process)  from eligible Bidder(s) for Appointment of consultants for providing project management consultancy, architectural and structural design services for the redevelopment of buildings for project affected persons (K3, G3 & K2 Buildings) balance work at Kalbadevi & Girgaon stations of Mumbai Metro line-3. Tender Reference Number: MMRCL/Planning/KGPIU/RFP/01/2022 Name of Work: Appointment of consultants for providing project management consultancy, architectural and structural design services for the redevelopment of buildings for project affected persons (K3, G3 & K2 Buildings) balance work at [...]
  • N.F. Railway is continuously registering a steady growth in Freight Unloading. N.F. Railway has unloaded 3427 freight carrying rakes during the first quarter of current financial year (April to June, 2022). More details: This is an increase of 4.76% in comparison to the corresponding period of last year. N. F. Railway unloaded 1003 freight carrying rakes during the month of June, 2022. This is an increase of about 5.60% as compared to the corresponding period of last year. N. F. Railway has transported goods like FCI rice, sugar, salt, edible [...]
  • KEC International Ltd., a global infrastructure EPC major and an RPG Group Company, on 03rd August, 2022, announced its results for the first quarter (Q1 FY23) ended June 30, 2022. More details: Q1 FY23 v/s Q1 FY22: Consolidated Financial Performance Standalone Financial Performance REVENUE: Rs. 3,318 crore against Rs. 2,540 crore REVENUE: Rs. 2,849 crore against Rs. 2,338 crore EBITDA: Rs. 168 crore against Rs. 160 crore EBITDA: Rs. 234 crore against Rs. 225 crore EBITDA Margin: 5.1% against 6.3% EBITDA Margin: 8.2% against 9.6% Interest as % to Revenue: [...]
  • Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational engaged in EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing and Services, on 03rd August, 2022, announced that their 12.19m dia Slurry TBM (Tunnel Boring Machine), named ‘Mavala’, had achieved a world record for monthly lengths by excavating 456.72m at the prestigious Mumbai Coastal Road Project, Package 4. More details: Deployed from Girgaon Chowpatty, the TBM, presently the largest deployed in the country, broke the previous global record of 455.4 m for monthly tunnelling done by a 13m single shield EPB (Earth Pressure Balance) TBM. This is a [...]
  • The 271st Executive Committee meeting of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority was held on 01st August, 2022, under the Chairmanship of Shri Manu Kumar Srivastava, Hon. Chief Secretary, Government of Maharashtra. More details: During the meeting major focus was laid on expediting and providing necessary support to the ongoing infrastructure projects in Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Key approvals given during the meeting were as follows: Approval for Improvement of Road Infrastructure , Storm Water Drain, Road Furniture and other allied work from Kasheli Toll Plaza to Anjurphata along the alignment of [...]
  • CMRL has always endeavoured to provide the people of Chennai a safe, efficient and a reliable travel partner. More details: The ridership details from January 2022 to July 2022 are as follows: S.No Month Total Number of passengers travelled 1 January, 2022 25,19,252 2 February, 2022 31,86,653 3 March, 2022 44,67,756 4 April, 2022 45,46,330 5 May, 2022 47,87,846 6 June, 2022 52,90,390 7 July, 2022 53,17,659 Total 3,01,15,886 July 27, 2022 recorded the highest passenger flow for the month, with a total of 1,97,307 passengers. Total number of passengers [...]
  • Bolstering its efforts towards achieving ease of doing business, Indian Railways launched e-auction for Commercial earnings and Non-Fare Revenue (NFR) contracts o­n 25th June 2022. More details: The e-auctions are now conducted o­nline through the ‘E-Auction Leasing’ module of Indian Railway e-Procurement System (IREPS). E-auction in Southern Railway: Southern Railway, across its six divisions, had awarded a total 64 contracts under e-auction with a value of Rs.34.60 Crores. This includes 18 Parking contracts, 21 advertisement contracts, 19 contracts for leasing of parcel space in SLR, 3 contracts for operation of [...]
  • Indian Railways have taken various measures to ensure welfare of Persons with Disability (Divyangjans) like grant of concessional fare facility to four categories of Persons with Disabilities (PwD). More details: Online reserved concessional ticket booking facility, earmarking of reservation quota in Sleeper and 3AC classes, earmarking of separate reservation counters at important PRS locations, 25% quota in allotment of STD/ISD PCO booths at stations, provision of wheelchair, and Battery Operated Vehicles, introduction of Yatri Mitra Sewa, attachment of specially designed coaches known as SLRD (Second Class cum Luggage and Brake [...]

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