Tuesday , 10 December 2019

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Aussie aid in Traffic Management System

Australia will explore the areas of cooperation in Road Safety and Traffic Management in India, especially in Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh Core Road Development project has been undertaken with the help of private players and multi-lateral funding agencies, particularly the World Bank. Australian expert Martin was in India to look at traffic and road safety-related issues of both rural and ...

Outer Delhi set to get a smart city

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has come up with a plan to turn a 24,000 hectare area in Najafgarh, Kanjhawala and Narela into an integrated Smart City. The Smart City will have dedicated bicycle lanes, high frequency mass transport, 24×7 water and power to all households, no waterlogging, 100% internet coverage, 30 minutes emergency medical response time and facilities like ...

MoUs signed to build Lucknow-Agra Expressway

The Uttar Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with five firms for construction of the र15,000-crore Lucknow-Agra Expressway which will be the country’s biggest six-lane access controlled highway. The work on the 302km long project is likely to begin in December this year. र11,500 crore would be spent on building the expressway, र3,500 crore would be given ...

Volvo introduces new trucks in India

Volvo Trucks has launched three new models in the country – the Volvo FH, Volvo FM and the Volvo FMX. All of them feature improvements in critical areas such as productivity, fuel efficiency, safety and maximizing uptime. Other unique features include the intelligent I-Shift automated gearbox technology optimized for tough and rugged mining operating conditions and Volvo’s Dynafleet telematics system. ...

New Institute of Driving Training at Pune

A new Institute of Driving Training and Research (IDTR) was recently inaugurated at Pune by Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways. The institute has been set up on PPP basis with Tata Motors Limited acting as a private partner. The state-of-the art facilities include spacious classrooms equipped with audio-visual facilities, a driving range for imparting driving practice ...

Rajasthan approves mega rural road project

The Rajasthan government recently approved a र1,115 crore major road construction project ‘GraminGaurav Path (GGP)’, under which about 2,048km of roads would be built in 33 districts of the state. The project involves connecting building cement concrete roads which would connect 2105 villages to main mega highways. The state government also approved a project on OPRC (Output and Performance Road ...

Alstom bags 671.5-crore contract for Kochi Metro

Alstom has won a र671.5-crore contract from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for design, manufacturing, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 25 metro sets to Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL). The first train sets are expected to be delivered in early 2016. The metro cars will run at a maximum speed of 80kmph and will be fitted with air conditioning ...

Ahmedabad to get Intelligent Traffic System by October

Come October, the 132 feet road in Ahmedabad will see the pilot Intelligent Transport System (ITS) project for a cost of about $1 million. Zero-Sum ITS, a traffic management firm, has formed a consortium with Nagoya Electric Works Ltd (with funding from Japan International Corporation Agency) (JICA) for implementing the pilot ITS (comprising of four VMS boards and 14 Cameras) ...

Barco India displays all-in-one solutions at Partner Meeting (PIC)

Barco India organized its second annual Partner Meeting from September 5-6, 2014 at the Clarks Exotica Resort & Spa in Bangalore. More than 80 current and prospective Barco-partners from all over India gathered to catch a glimpse of the latest innovations in no-gap video wall technology, smooth collaboration solutions, interactive imaging and cutting-edge projection. Innovative collaboration Last year, the debut ...

Raising Train speeds

The Railway Ministry has decided to raise train speeds to 160-200kmph over nine routes: Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Kanpur, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Mumbai-Goa, Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai, Chennai-Hyderabad, Nagpur-Bilaspur and Nagpur-Secunderabad. Trial runs at 160kmph have already been successfully conducted on the Shatabdi Express and similar trains on the Delhi-Agra route. The trials checked parameters related to safety, technical aspects of rolling stock and other components and ...

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