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Unlocking Delhi

A fast, reliable and safe mobility system like RRTS will act as the backbone of urban and regional transportation in NCR reducing congestion and pollution significantly writes Sudhir Kumar Sharma, CPRO, NCRTC The National Capital, Delhi is the nerve center of National Capital Region, one of the fastest growing city in the world both in terms of population and economy. ...

1000 e-rickshaws flagged off in Gurugram

A fleet of first batch of 1000 E-rickshaws from HUDA City Centre metro station in Gurugram was recently flagged off by Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The e-rickshaw fleet will not only provide cost effective and pollution free substitute in transport system of Gurugram, but will also generate employment ...

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 ...

Delhi Metro Phase III Making Metro Green

Global trends such as climate change, urbanization, urban sprawl, security issues, open market economy and digitalization of the operating environment make it necessary to adapt and improve the whole transport system. Imagining an eco-habitat where people can move with minimum impact on the local environ, climate and support system preservation or induce an intelligent transport system with smart infrastructure and ...

DELHI’S FIRST DRIVER-LESS TRAIN

The Delhi Metro has received its first train which is capable of running without a driver. The trains are manufactured at Changwan in South Korea. The trains will run on the upcoming Majlish Park-Shiv Vihar (Line 7 – 58.596 km) and Janakpuri West- Botanical Garden (Line 8 – 38.235 km) corridors of Phase 3. Both these corridors are expected to ...

Central Data Management System for Delhi Metro

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is planning to install a Centralised Data Management System for the Delhi metro. The Data System will help process the data from the 34 Tunnel Boring Machines which will be used for the Phase III of the metro. The underground Phase III corridor will be 53km in length and will have 74 tunnels. The Data ...

Long FOBs for Delhi Metro interchanges

Delhi Metro is constructing long foot over bridges and ramps at most of its interchange stations on the Mukundpur-Shiv Vihar corridor to provide seamless connectivity for commuters. The FOBs and ramps, ranging from 70 to 200m in length, will be built at six out of the seven interchange stations on the 56km long corridor, the longest on the Metro. They ...

Making Indian cities liveable through A Good Parking Policy

Global experience shows that when parking policy is designed as a travel demand management tool, it reduces car usage, congestion, air emission and fuel usage. Anumita Rowchowdhury, Executive Director of Centre for Science and Environment, writes on these issues and more. A proper parking policy can address mobility crisis in Indian cities where cars are edging out public transport, walking ...

Delhi Metro collects fine for spitting

In a bid to maintain the high standard of cleanliness at Delhi Metro, the Metro has been imposing fines on commuters spitting at the Metro station. The initiative to collect fines was prompted by the fact that repeated attempts by Metro authorities to dissuade commuters to not spit by putting up display boards and making announcements did not bear fruit. ...

JICA to fund Delhi Metro phase III

Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA) will fund Delhi Metro’s Phase 3 project beginning December this year. The 105km long Phase 3 will cost `32,000 crore and will have a debt-equity ratio of 60:40. This means that the Delhi government and the Central government will contribute 30% each while the rest will be raised by soft loans provided by the JICA. ...

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