Post Tagged with: "Rapid transit"

13 roads set to get signage of int?l standards

13 roads set to get signage of int?l standards

MUMBAI: Thirteen key roads will soon get sign boards of standards in a pilot project by BMC and traffic police. Twelve of these roads are in the island city and a survey has been commissioned to identify other stretches in the eastern and western suburbs. The roads selected are DN […]

Separate gates for pregnant women at Metro stns

Separate gates for pregnant women at Metro stns

BENGALURU: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) has decided to allow pregnant woman to use separate entry and exit gates at all its Metro stations. The move follows a slew of requests from such women, raising concerns about using the regular entry and exit gates at stations. The BMRCL, […]

Wagholi, along congested Nagar Rd, seeks Metro link

Wagholi, along congested Nagar Rd, seeks Metro link

The gram panchayat has asked the Metro Rail Corporation (MahaMetro) to extend the Ramwadi line until Wagholi ? an addition of about 12 kilometres. The extension, if approved, will benefit more than one lakh people residing in the Wagholi area. Currently, the Pune Metro project?s sanctioned route ends at Ramwadi. […]

B‘luru: Traffic curbs at Jayadeva for metro work

B‘luru: Traffic curbs at Jayadeva for metro work

BENGALURU: Traffic is being regulated near Hospital junction with the () beginning construction work as part of Metro?s elevated Reach 6 (Gottigere-Dairy Circle). The service road at Jayadeva junction connecting Jedimara signal has been closed and traffic is being rerouted from Central Silk Board to Jedimara signal. Traffic coming from […]

Soon, reach Khapri from Sitabuldi in 19 minutes

Soon, reach Khapri from Sitabuldi in 19 minutes

NAGPUR: MahaMetro has drawn up a tentative time table for running trains on Sitabuldi to Khapri stretch. The one for Sitabuldi to Road is being readied. The agency expects its passenger service to start on these stretches from March 2019. Only six stations will be ready by March and hence […]

Land acquisition delaying Kamptee Road Metro; may miss December 2019 deadline

Land acquisition delaying Kamptee Road Metro; may miss December 2019 deadline

NAGPUR: MahaMetro officials fear that they may not be able to meet the target of completing Nagpur Metro by December 2019 due to problems in Reach 2 (Sitabuldi to Automotive Square). National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is yet to sanction the design and estimate of the double decker flyover […]

Restrictions on picnics on river banks

Restrictions on picnics on river banks

GUWAHATI: The Kamrup (Metro) district administration has decided to restrict picnicking on the banks of the Brahmaputra. This move has come following ?total chaos? at the popular picnic spot of Hatisila on the outskirts of the city on Sunday due to a mad rush of picnickers. On Sunday, many vehicles […]

7 held for flesh trade in raid on Sohna Road spa

7 held for flesh trade in raid on Sohna Road spa

GURUGRAM: Seven people, including six women, were arrested as cops raided a spa at Omax Mall on on Monday. The staff and the manager of the spa were arrested for their alleged involvement in . A case against the owner of spa and the accused was registered at Sector 50 […]

Activists for scrapping of proposal for four FSI

Activists for scrapping of proposal for four FSI

PUNE: The reduction in the daily water quota for the city and a looming water crisis have prompted civic activists to demand the scrapping of a proposal to provide 4 floor space index (FSI) along the Metro corridor in the city. Activists from the NGOs Parisar, Sajag Nagrik Manch and […]

Railway cover over platforms brought under safety head, likely to get more funding

Railway cover over platforms brought under safety head, likely to get more funding

NAGPUR: Cover over platforms (COPs) at railway stations having high will get a boost now as the Indian Railways have included it under the safety head invoking more funds. Talking to mediapersons on Tuesday, Central Railway general manager DK Sharma said, ?Earlier COP was in the passenger head but after […]