Mumbai Metro Current Affairs, GK & News

India-Japan sign Rs 15,295 crores rail project

On March 27, 2020, the JICA (Japanese International Cooperation Agency), a funding agency of the Japanese Government signed an agreement with GoI for 3 mega rail infrastructure projects. The project cost has been estimated as Rs 15,295 crores Highlights According to the agreements, Rs 8,553 crores have been granted by the JICA for phase I ..

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PM Modi launched indigenously-built coach for Mumbai metro

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an indigenously-built metro which would be used by upcoming Mumbai metro network. The coach has been built by Bharat Earth Movers (BEML), Bengaluru. Key Highlights The metro coach built by Bharat Earth Movers (BEML) is the first in list of 500 coaches to be delivered to Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation ..

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National Federation of Indian Railwaymen oppsoes Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The railway workers union — National Federation of Indian Railwaymen (NFIR) has recently opposed the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. They asked the government to first prioritize work on existing train routes instead of focusing on the bullet train. Before the bullet train starts running, it is important to undertake repairs and maintenance work of the ..

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MMRDA signs an agreement with DMRC for developing Metro-6 corridor

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) ) has signed an agreement with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on December 20, 2017 to execute the Swami Samarth Nagar-Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Metro VI corridor. As per the agreement, DMRC will invite bids and assign contracts for execution of civil work and for procurement of systems and services required ..

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