Metro Rail experts meet in Mumbai at the METRO RAIL CONFERENCE 2023 organised by FIRST Construction Council on January 20, 2023 The ‘Metro Man of India’ Padma Vibhushan Dr E Sreedharan recommended a sustainable future model for the Indian metro claiming that, “The investment for metro projects in our country is meagre. Metro rail still is not being treated...
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Category: Metro rail and railways infrastructure
Metro Rail needs a separate ministry: Dr E Sreedharan
Improving Pace of Road Construction
India is accelerating in terms of road construction, but is it enough? Roads have forever been an integral part of the infrastructure for any country, as it drives the efficiency of transportation, and India, being the second largest road network in the world, is scaling new heights in getting richer in road construction. Click here...
Nagpur Metro Project Phase 1
A case-study depicting Afcons’ expertise into metro rail construction. A rapid and green transit network is at the heart of Nagpur’s transformation into a smart city. In a bid to give the city its first metro service, Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd commissioned the 41.7 km Nagpur Metro Project Phase 1, with Afcons as one...
HMR is a Zero-Discharge Project that Advocates Green Mobility
KVB REDDY, MD & CEO, L&T Hyd Metro speaks about largest MRTS project. L&T-Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited is the largest PPP project in Asia and the largest MRTS in the world being implemented in PPP mode on DBFOT basis. The man helming this iconic project, KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited...
Infrastructure plans in place to make Mumbai a global iconic city
SVR Srinivas, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA speaks his heart out… SVR Srinivas, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA helms the public infrastructure progress of the island city with a great elan. In an exclusive interview with Infrastructure Today, he speaks his heart out on the daily rigours put in by his proficient team to realise the metro dream, the...
India is on its way towards a growing world-class urbanisation
All set to stake claims to become world’s second largest rail network. Currently, there are 15 functioning metro rail systems in India with more than 800 km of operating metro lines. India is all set to add more than 1,000 km or metro rail connectivity by 2028, and thereby, stake claims to become the second...
An Era of Seamless Transit and Transportation Beacons
Complicated issues have been sorted out, writes Dr M Ramachandran The impact which PM Gati Shakti has been able to make so far can be validated from the fact that currently 53 high impact projects with project value of ` 2.79 trillion are being monitored, and in respect of these projects, complicated issues that took...
A Paradigm Shift on the Anvil for India’s Mass Rapid Transit System
Testimony of success of Gati Shakti platform, by KVB Reddy, L&T Metro Testimony of success of PM Gati Shakti platform can be assessed by cabinet’s approval for a new railway line connecting Gujarat and Rajasthan. This large-scale infrastructure project plan was created in just three to four months using the Gati Shakti platform, reveals KVB...