Thursday , 30 January 2020

Infrastructure

WB to aid Rs 630Cr for water transport project in Assam

World Bank has signed a loan agreement with the Government of India and the Government of Assam for funding Rs 630Cr modernization of water transport project in the state. The project will support the Government of Assam’s efforts to corporatize its own ferry activities. The Assam Shipping Company (ASC) will operate the government ferries and the Assam Ports Company (APC) ...

Traffic Control systems by Siemens

Siemens Mobility’s UK division announced the first installation of its Plus+ traffic control system. The Plus+ uses distributed intelligence with simple power and data cabling to increase intersection availability and reduce overall installation and maintenance costs. Plus+ supports minimized disruption during installation and optimized traffic flow on the UK’s increasingly congested road network. The new ST950 Plus+ system no longer ...

Chennai Metro: Being Digital

With BIM-based digital platform, Chennai Metro Rail will achieve enhanced construction quality, reduction in expenditures, provide a comprehensive understanding of the project design and optimised operational efficiencies Project Management has always been a challenge in India which is evident with the visible delay in the completion of numerous mega projects. Quality and safety have also been major issues. These challenges ...

Interview “Last-mile connectivity attracts commuters to the Metro service”

In an exclusive interview, Padma Vibhushan awardee and the Metro man of India Dr E Sreedharan, speaks to Rahul Kamat about Metro policy, and how the government can make Metro projects play a vital role in improving urban mobility, reduce road accidents and pollution levels What are some of the key digital management initiatives and how the same can benefit ...

Lucknow Metro: Nawab of All

This is one of the most ambitious Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) projects of the Uttar Pradesh government which has been executed and operated well within the sanctioned budget and within an extremely compressed deadline. It has achieved the distinction of being the fastest Metro project construction which has ever happened in this country and has set a new benchmark ...

The Third Eye: Managing the Traffic

We envisage our smart cities to be places where everything is automated through technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, Big Data and analytics. However, one of the key components is surveillance — 24/7 round the clock monitoring of citizens and traffic. Integrated Traffic Management System in Maharashtra The Maharashtra government, in a serious bid to improve traffic movement and ...

Accelerating Transportation Systems in India

India is one of the largest development partners for JICA. Can you highlight some pointers on this special interest. We support India through ODA loans, technical cooperation and grant aid. In FY18, JICA has supported more than 60 projects in India across vital areas such as transport, water and sanitation, energy, forestry and agriculture, with total annual committed amount of ...

Data, Data & Data

Bangalore based DataCorp Traffic, an offshore Traffic and Transportation data analysis company caters to transportation data collection companies, transport planners/ consultants and other transport authorities worldwide. Madhu Meenakshi, Managing Director, Datacorp Traffic shares with TrafficInfraTech new developments and company’s strategic partnerships Data collection in airports India is the fastest growing market for domestic air travel. Datacorp is working on a ...

India’s first Underwater Metro Facility

The underwater tunnel below the bed of Hooghly River connect two iconic Indian Railways stations – Howrah Junction and Sealdah which is a result of precise planning and meticulous execution. The twin tunnels were built in just 67 days while the budgeted time for tunnelling the 2.9km stretch was 127 days. Once operational, the service will revolutionise travel in Kolkata. ...

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