Iron ore traffic, including pellets, at major ports saw a sharp fall of 28 per cent in financial year 2015-16 as imports declined because of weak demand. Total iron ore cargo fell to 13 mn t from 18 mn t a year ago.
Have you seen the digital boards we already have? They are a little archaic but are being modernised to give all traffic advisories and route advisories in real time. 55 of those traffic variable messaging systems (VMS) should be in place in the next two-three months.
Eastern Railway (ER) has set a record in freight traffic by loading 62.558 million tonnes in 2013-14, which was 3.73 per cent higher than the previous year. This was stated by RK Gupta, General Manager, Eastern Railway. Speaking on the occasion of the 59th Railway Week, Gupta highlighted the performance of ER during 2013-14.
The Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Development Authority to apprise the court of the Chandni Chowk development plan authenticated by the Urban Development Ministry. The Government of Delhi has informed the court that a proposal to make main road in Chandni Chowk free from motorised traffic is approved.
Despite efforts to ensure road safety, road deaths and accidents continue to climb creating a question mark on the efforts being put in ensuring safe road infrastructure. Infrastructure Today looks to understand the constraints in ensuring safe road infrastructure.
To ease traffic on Sampige Road in Bangalore, a new approach road connecting Sampige Road with Swatantrapalya (MD Block) will be built. The city Mayor BS Satyanarayana and the State Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao inspected the proposed road near Mantri Mall on November 8.