Wednesday , 16 October 2019

National

Plan to close down level crossings in Kerala

In a bid to check the rising number of accidents at railway level crossings in Kerala and other states, the Railways has come up with a plan to close down the unmanned level crossings in Kerala and set up about 80 Railway Over Bridges in two years. Most of the unmanned crossings do not have adequate and trained personnel to ...

Ring roads for Jammu & Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved the construction of a र30 billion road project to construct ring roads to reduce traffic congestion and provide commuters with alternative routes. In the first phase of the project a 34.72km road will be built in Srinagar, the state capital, The road will have four lanes initially, which can be expanded to six ...

Gurgaon Expressway introduces decongestion measures

Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity (DGSCL), the concessionaire for the Gurgaoan Expressway, in collaboration with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Gurgaon Police will introduce measures to reduce traffic congestion on the expressway. The first measure is constructing eight toll booths for vehicles coming from Udyog Vihar in Gurgaon towards Delhi. The second measure is to open the toll ...

Railways working on faster trains

The Indian Railways is planning to introduce high speed trains on important corridors. The corridors will be constructed on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis. While pre-feasibility studies will be conducted to run trains at 350kmph, another study will be conducted on the Delhi-Mumbai route to increase the speed from 160kmph to 200 kmph. Along with this, the Railways is ...

Five airports go international

The Central government has given five airports in the country – Lucknow, Varanasi, Coimbatore, Mangalore and Tiruchirapalli –international status. These five airports have the requisite infrastructure such as immigration and customs facilities, larger terminals to facilitate international operations. All other infrastructure facilities such as aerobridges, the required runway length to accommodate large aircraft needed for international operations, navigational & visual ...

RInfra begins work on Delhi-Agra road

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra)’s special purpose vehicle DA Toll Road has begun work on widening and tolling the 180km Delhi-Agra road. The project which is estimated to cost Rs. 29.45 billion involves tolling four to six lanes of the road. Each toll plaza will have a control room to quickly locate accidents and offer other security and safety related services for ...

Road Expo 2012 from November 7-8

Road Expo 2012, Scotland’s largest traffic management and highway maintenance event, will be held from November 7-8 2012 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh. Road Expo provides road professionals the latest developments in technology and implications of legislative changes. Over one hundred leading suppliers including BEAR/Eurovia, Peek Traffic, Siemens, Tarmac, Swarco Traffic and Acklea will showcase their latest products and ...

IRD to exhibit at Canada conference

International Road Dynamics Inc. (IRD) will present and exhibit at the 2012 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Annual Conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada from October 14-17. The TAC Conference features a wide variety of technical, social, professional and networking events over three and a half days. IRD will highlight it’s ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) for commercial vehicle safety and ...

IL&FS gets Gurgaon Rapid Metro contract

Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon Limited has awarded a Rs. 2100 crore contract to a consortium of IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd and its subsidiary IL&FS Rail Ltd for extending the Rapid Metro Rail of Gurgaon by 6.5km towards the southern parts of the city. The extension will have 6 metro stations which will be covered in about 18 minutes. The project which ...

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