HindustanTimes Sun,21 Dec 2014

My way on highway: HC shuts down Gurgaon toll

Gurgaon eway
Come Thursday, commuters on the 27.7-km Gurgaon expressway can look forward to a breezier ride and even zoom right past the toll plaza at the Delhi border.

Anti-Gurgaon toll voices across NCR get a new lease of life

Sirhaul toll plaza
The removal of the Delhi-border toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway is sure to give renewed enthusiasm to the residents of National Capital Region (NCR) cities such as Faridabad and Noida who have for long been demanding that all toll plazas in the NCR should go.

Experts warn of traffic pile-ups on either side of Delhi-border toll plaza

What happens when one of two dams on a river is dismantled? The channel gets unrestrained and chaotic. That might be the case with the incessant traffic flow on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway once the Delhi-border toll plaza is removed, experts say.

Sirhaul plaza gone, but toll burden stays

Traffic moving through the Delhi-Gurgaon toll plaza
After the Delhi high court have the go-ahead for the removal of the Sirhaul toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon border, the ministry of road transport and highways issued a notification, doubling the toll rate at the second toll plaza at Kherki Daula.

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Delhi Gurgaon toll booth

The lenders’ consortium led by IDFC, which financed the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway toll project, has engaged Feedback Brisa Highways OMT, a joint venture of an Indian and a Portugese company, for the operation, maintenance and tolling of the 27.7-km expressway.

One down, another to go: The next target is Kherki Daula

Delhi-Gurgaon 32-lane toll
Winning a lone battle doesn’t always translate into victory in the war, but the Delhi High Court’s order to dismantle the Sirhaul toll plaza will surely motivate the anti-toll groups here to go the extra mile and ensure the removal of the Kherki Daula gate as well.

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CNG users suffer as impasse over refuelling station continues

A taxi driver in Mumbai

With a stalemate over ownership of a CNG refuelling station in Sector 29, commuters continue to suffer in Gurgaon as the pump has remained shut since September 1.

Gurgaon auto-rickshaw ride can be nightmarish

Delhi-Gurgaon expressway
On August 12, Monica Joon came to Gurgaon and hailed an auto-rickshaw from MG Road Metro station to Nirwana country, Sushant Lok-3. She was visiting a friend along with her sister.
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