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Nov 20 2016 (10:24)   [Pics] BMRCL Pulls Metro Train through Green Line’s New Tunnels

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 2065739   News Entry# 286136         Tags   Past Edits
With track-work complete on the down-line tunnel of Bangalore Metro’s long-delayed 24.20 km Green Line, the BMRCL yesterday pulled a metro train using a battery powered locomotive (BPL) through its 4 km UG-1 underground section and out on to the 8 km Reach 4-4A viaduct’s pocket track at the National College Station.
Check out the link for more info, pics and a video!

  
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Nov 20 2016 (10:26)
shuk RAILWAY is my first crush~   591 blog posts   309 correct pred (56% accurate)
Re# 2065739-1            Tags   Past Edits
Link missing

  
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Jan 05 2017 (00:41)
Foamer~   1404 blog posts
Re# 2065739-2            Tags   Past Edits
Hi, I read your website for updates on Bengaluru Metro. Very good and informative.
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With the trials on between National college and Yelachenahalli, do you think they will open it for the public by Feb as promised?
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reason why you are not active on this site? Surely lot of railfans will be interested on your take about many aspects of IR, since you seem to have vast knowledge and expertise about this subject.
  
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Nov 03 2016 (09:54)   CMRL Starts Testing Direct Services Between Koyambedu & Airport

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 2046433   News Entry# 284650         Tags   Past Edits
Following an approval from the Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS), the Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. on Tuesday started testing services utilizing its rake interchange ramps located at the Alandur interchange station. The CMRL hasn’t indicated how long the tests or ‘live trials’ with passengers onboard will last, but while they continue users will be able to travel between Koyambedu station and the Airport station without needing to switch lines at Alandur.
Check out the link for more information to see how the rakes can interchange!

  
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Nov 03 2016 (12:08)
Venkat వెంకట్   2582 blog posts
Re# 2046433-1            Tags   Past Edits
Super news. It really do the wonders.
  
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Commentary/Human InterestLMRC/Lucknow Metro  -  
Oct 12 2016 (09:04)   Foundation Stone Unveiled for Kanpur Metro Project
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 2029342   News Entry# 282834         Tags   Past Edits
On October 4, Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister and India’s Urban Development Minister unveiled the foundation stone for Kanpur’s Rs. 13,721 crore metro project at an event organized at the Brijendra Swaroop Park in the city. The project was approved by the state government in March 2016 and by the central government shortly after in May.
Check out the link for images from the inauguration and more info on the project including a map!

  
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Oct 19 2016 (16:58)
Prakhar*^~   4179 blog posts   412 correct pred (82% accurate)
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Jul 21 2016 (09:07)   Pier Work Begins for Ahmedabad Metro’s North-South Line
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1936440   News Entry# 274355         Tags   Past Edits
Earlier this month, workers from IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company Ltd. started tying up rebar to build piers for the southern section of Ahmedabad Metro’s 17.23 km north-south line!
Check out the link for more details and lots of images!

  
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Jul 21 2016 (14:12)
For Better Managed Indian Railways~   1933 blog posts
Re# 1936440-1            Tags   Past Edits
Good news.
Ahmedabad is distinctly a late starter (w.r.t. first metro). Though work started late, it seems to have picked up fast. After all the reputation of Gujrat as the best facilitator of new project has to be kept intact.
Hope to see Ahmedabadis zip past the rest of the traffic in metro trains.
  
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Jul 08 2016 (10:47)   Ayesa Wins DDC Contract for Mumbai’s Andheri (E) – Dahisar (E) Line
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1922291   News Entry# 273147         Tags   Past Edits
After recently winning the Detailed Design Consultant (DDC) contract for Vijayawada’s Metro, Ayesa – a Spanish technical services firm has now been awarded a similar contract for Mumbai’s 16.5 km Andheri (E) – Dahisar (E) Metro line!
Check out the link for more details and a map of the line!

  
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Jul 08 2016 (14:08)
hiprasoon   321 blog posts   59 correct pred (77% accurate)
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Should be extended till bhayandar ....

  
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Jul 08 2016 (14:26)
Railfan Houston Texas~   254 blog posts
Re# 1922291-2            Tags   Past Edits
loll, kitne saal lagenge banne me ? 20-25 saal at least !
  
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Jul 01 2016 (09:24)   LMRCL Submits DPRs of Agra & Meerut Metros to UP Govt
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1915419   News Entry# 272519         Tags   Past Edits
The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. yesterday submitted the Detailed Project Reports for Agra & Meerut’s Metro systems to Uttar Pradesh’s state government! The DPRs were prepared by RITES while the LMRCL coordinated the work for bringing all stakeholders together for kick-starting these projects, including the ones at Kanpur & Varanasi which were recently approved.
Check out the link for more details on each system including maps!

  
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Jul 02 2016 (20:55)
↪ abbas*^~   3916 blog posts   448 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Can you please Share the Link to DPR's For above 4 Cities ?
  
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Jul 02 2016 (09:16)   Delhi Metro Phase 3 – July 2016 Tunneling Update
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1914746   News Entry# 272620         Tags   Past Edits
Here's my July 2016 tunneling update on the Delhi Metro's Phase 3 project! Includes details about all lines, contractors, sections and their progress.
See the link for more!

  
Jul 02 2016 (10:47)
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Hi Bud
Been following you on twitter from more than an year now.. Good to see you here.. You are doing a fab job for all the metro rail fans. Looking forward to your more such contribution here also.. All the best.
For Everyone's info - Themetrorailguy has a dedicated website for Pan India metro updates, you can check that out here.. themetrorailguy.com/" title="http://themetrorailguy.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" >click here

  
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Jul 02 2016 (20:39)
↪ abbas*^~   3916 blog posts   448 correct pred (73% accurate)
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Glad to see you here!!! Loved ur website with latest updates on metro work all over India !! U doing a Fantabulous Job... Thanks for Shating!!!
@all must visit his site and Check out for yourself! :)
  
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Jun 29 2016 (09:23)   Haryana Appoints DMRC to Conduct Feasibility for 3 New Metro Lines
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1911259   News Entry# 272282         Tags   Past Edits
After a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana government has appointed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to conduct a study and prepare a techno-economic feasibility report (TEFR) for 3 new metro lines in the state! This news comes just in time for the inclusion of new lines in the Delhi Metro’s Phase 4 project which is currently in the planning stage and awaiting a final approval from the Delhi Government for the Delhi-based lines.
Check out the link for more details and a map!

  
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Jun 29 2016 (13:32)
👌Ljn☺ Bju Section Electrified👍💐   72 blog posts
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good initiative taken up

  
Jun 29 2016 (13:43)
™Smart City Bhagalpur ®~   1161 blog posts   20 correct pred (77% accurate)
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so nice but fast step must be taken
  
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Jun 16 2016 (09:03)   [Pics] Solar Panels Installed at Delhi Metro’s Kalindi Kunj Depot
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1896679   News Entry# 271098         Tags   Past Edits
Sun Energy India Enterprises has completed installing solar panels on top of two sheds of the upcoming Delhi Metro Magenta Line’s Kalindi Kunj Depot! These panels are part of a 1.09 MW solar plant which will be commissioned in the coming months.
Check out the link for LOTS of images!

  
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Jun 16 2016 (11:08)
chandankumarsingh64~   592 blog posts
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good news
  
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Apr 29 2016 (09:31)   [Pics] Bangalore Metro Gets Ready for Today’s Inauguration
 

themetrorailguy   482 news posts
Entry# 1825460   News Entry# 266148         Tags   Past Edits
Today’s the day everyone in Bangalore has been waiting for! Or maybe not, as tomorrow will be the day when commercial operations begin and everyone can take a ride through the metro’s 4.8 km underground section between MG Road and Magadi Road. Prior to that happening, the necessary inauguration of the metro’s services by union and state ministers, “honorable chief guests”, “honorable guests of honor” and “honorable ward corporators” (see list of invitees) will take place today at 6 pm at an event hosted at the Vidhana Soudha.
Check out the link for more details and lots of images!

  
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Apr 29 2016 (13:46)
pslkumar   325 blog posts
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hope two wheeler parking facility is available at all the stations in the route.
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    With a view to promoting cashless transaction, it has been decided to install 10,000 Point of Sale (POS) machines in association with State Bank of India at various locations of Indian Railways including ticket counters of Indian Railways.
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    The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) is an infrastructure provider. End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) device is an alternative of running trains without guard on an exclusive freight corridor.
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