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  • In continuation to the tender for construction of Elevated Metro Viaduct and 5 Metro stations in Reach-1A of Phase-2, the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha-metro) has now invited tender for Design and Construction of Elevated Metro Viaduct of length 4.856 km between Ch. (-) 580 m to Ch. (-) 5436.085 m in reach 4A, and Construction of Three Elevated Metro Stations in Reach-4A of Nagpur Metro Rail Project Phase-2. Tender Ref No.: N2 C-02/2021 Approximate Cost: INR 246.17 Crores Completion Period: 30 Months  Bid Security: INR 1.23Crores Document on [...]
  • On 3.08.2021, the Metropolitan Commissioner, Shri. S.V.R. Srinivas IAS visited project sites of the Metro Line 2B (DN Nagar-Mandale) to review several aspects of this 23km long metro project & set the timeline details. In this on site project review, Shri. S.V.R. Srinivas (Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA) examined the overall project progress and discussed several on-ground issues, including redevelopment of buildings & societies affected by the metro line and the construction sequence work of the metro stations on this line. The Metropolitan Commissioner also issued crucial decisions on the matters related [...]
  • Continuing the momentum, Indian Railways has registered stupendous freight loading performance in July 2021 by achieving yet again highest ever freight loading in the month which has continued for the last 11 months since September 2020. Indian Railways has achieved highest ever incremental freight loading of 17.54 million tonnes in July 2021 (an increase of 18.43 % over July 2020), with total freight loading of 112.72 million tonnes as against earlier best of 99.74 million tonnes in July 2019 and as against 95.18 million tonnes in July 2020. Major incremental [...]
  • In continuation to the tender for Consultancy work for Social Impact Assessment (SIA) study for Phase-2, the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha-metro) has now invited tender for Design and Construction of Elevated Metro Viaduct of length 9.550 km between Ch. 19970 m to Ch. 20700 m & Ch. 21296.917 m to Ch. 30117.298 m in Reach 1A, and Construction of Embankment for at-Grade section of length 1.017 km (Ch.19550 m to Ch.19970 m & Ch. 20700 m to Ch. 21296.917 m), Fabrication and Launching of superstructure of Railway span [...]
  • The construction work of Noapara-Barasat via Bimanbandar Metro project has been going o­n in full swing. Inspite of heavy rainfall, the casting work of a concourse slab of Bimanbandar Metro Station has been completed o­n 31.07.2021. This casting work was started at 23.45 hrs o­n 30.07.2021 and completed successfully with uninterrupted concreting at 16.30 hrs o­n 31.07.2021.  539 MT steel and 1031 cubic metre concrete have been consumed in this work. 45 workers and 30 engineers worked round the clock to complete this job maintaining all safety, quality and Covid [...]
  • Along with providing a modern, fast, safe and cheap mode of transport to Nagpur, Maha Metro is changing the skyline of Nagpur. It has floated a tender for construction of a 20-floor tower near Zero Mile, Civil Lines. The Zero Mile Freedom Park station will be housed inside this building.  The tower will have 18 storeys above the ground in addition to which there will be 2 basement floors and thus 20 floors.  Airports Authority of India (AAI) has sanctioned a height of 89.81 meters for the building.  The project [...]
  • In a significant step to boost railway connectivity between India and Bangladesh, the Haldibari (India)-Chilahati (Bangladesh) rail link was reopened by both the Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh on 17th December, 2020 for movement of passenger and goods traffic.  With the joint efforts of Indian Railways and Bangladesh Railway, India and Bangladesh have started regular operation of freight trains through the restored Haldibari-Chilahati Rail Route w.e.f 1st August 2021 when Indian Railways dispatched the first freight train loaded with stones from Damdim Station of Northeast Frontier Railway (India) to [...]
  • Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has been operating its passenger services from 21st June 2021 post lockdown imposed by Government of Tamil Nadu due to COVID-19 pandemic. Presently CMRL is operating its Metro Train Services with 50% capacity as per the instructions of Government of Tamil Nadu.  A total of 22,02,045 passengers have travelled in the Metro Trains from 21.06.2021 to 31.07.2021.  A total of 3,55,579 passengers have travelled in the Metro Trains from 21.06.2021 to 30.06.2021. A total of 18,46,466 passengers have travelled in the Metro Trainsfrom 01.07.2021 to [...]
  • The Najafgarh – Dhansa Bus Stand extension of Grey Line and the Trilokpuri section of Pink Line between the Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 and Trilokpuri Sanjay Lake stations will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Sh. Hardeep Singh Puri and the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi, Sh. Arvind Kejriwal on 6th August, 2021 (Friday) via video conferencing. While the inaugural function will be held online in the morning, passenger services will commence on the same day at 3 pm on both the sections. The [...]
  • Delta Displays, a division of Delta, is a pioneer in developing professional displays for control rooms in surveillance, security, traffic, command and control, utilities, process control, telecom and broadcast applications. Delta offers a wide array of display technologies including: rear projection 4K and Full HD Laser DLP video walls, LED-DLP Video walls, Xtra thin-bezel LCD video walls, and high-resolution indoor/outdoor LED displays with a powerful and highly flexible Wall management Software suite. Interview Insights: Rail Analysis: What is the role of Command & Control Centre in safe operations of the [...]

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