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Last mile connectivity for metro passengers

After expanding and sustaining several metro rail networks and new metro lines across India, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has shifted attention to improving the last-mile connectivity for metro passengers. This was one of the objectives articulated in the 2017 national metro policy. As part of the last mile connectivity, the Ministry has focused on feeder bus services, ...

Delhi Metro bags ISO rating

The Delhi Metro has become the first metro service in the country to be certified with the prestigious International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) rating for efficient energy management. Under this, as many as 15 stations of the Delhi Metro and one of its depots have been selected for this rating, enabling Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to save 13,730 MVAH ...

New Delhi commuters to be tested for alcohol

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will use breathalysers to test commuters travelling in the Delhi Metro and trains for alcohol. THouse found with a significant blood alcohol level will not be allowed to board the trains and Metros. The aim is to prevent such passengers from disturbing other passengers in the often congested coaches getting into drunken brawls, which ...

Urban Transport and the role of Metro Rail

Dr. Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Union Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) delivered the keynote address at the Metro Rail India-2013 conference organised by the ITP Publishing Group at Hotel ITC Chola, Chennai in February. He said that the choice of Metro Rail has to be based on a Comprehensive Mobility Plan and Alternatives Analysis with networked connectivity in the region as ...

DMRC awards major contract to ITD Cementation

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has awarded a major contract worth ? 546 crore to a consortium of ITD Cementation and Italian-Thai Development Public Company, Thailand. The project involves among other things, construction of a 9,305m long elevated metro track and eight elevated metro stations as well as architectural finishing and drainage work, with a completion time of 30 months. ...

Delhi Metro gets 600th Movia metro car

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) recently received the 600th Movia metro car from Bombardier Transportation. Each Movia four-car train set can accommodate about 1480 commuters. This can be increased if required to six-car and eight-car train sets which can seat 2,220 and 2,960 passengers respectively. The Movia cars use sustainable and eco-friendly technologies such as the MITRAC propulsion system ...

Nagpur Metro project report by October

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is expected to submit the detailed project report (DPR) for Nagpur Metro Railway by October. The surveys for preparing the DPR, which began this May and were completed by July, were of five types: Junction, screen line, outer cordon, parking and door-to-door. In its project report, the DMRC will recommend the routes for the ...

Solar Power for Delhi Metro

dIn an attempt to reduce its dependence on traditional, non-renewable source of power the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is looking to use solar power in some of its facilities. As a part of the initiative, solar panels which will help capture solar energy to be eventually converted to electricity will be installed at the Kakarduma and Noida Sector 21 ...

UTTIPEC Improving Delhi traffic – the unified approach

When it comes to development of traffic infrastructure and management, all Indian cities/towns face a common problem – the involvement of a number of government and semi- government bodies. The problem has been very acutely felt in the National capital territory of Delhi with increased capacity building by way of roads, flyovers, metro rail and MRTS. Lack of coordination and ...

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