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Mumbai should not give up on its monorail project

On Wednesday, when one of the highest rains for a September day paralysed Mumbai’s roads and suburban trains, the monorail provided relief for commuters
Monorail differs from elevated Metro, as the train moves on a single rail, beam, or tube, with the coaches using rubber tyres for support and movement guidance.(HT FILE)
Monorail differs from elevated Metro, as the train moves on a single rail, beam, or tube, with the coaches using rubber tyres for support and movement guidance.(HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManoj R Nair

GDA to take up pedestrian walkway improvement plan at eight metro stations

The eight stations are part of the 9.4km Metro route extending from Dilshad Garden to Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda).
A view of the New Bus Adda Metro Station, in Ghaziabad. The GDA has taken up a plan to improve and construct pedestrian pathways at eight metro stations under the 9.4km metro network. (Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
A view of the New Bus Adda Metro Station, in Ghaziabad. The GDA has taken up a plan to improve and construct pedestrian pathways at eight metro stations under the 9.4km metro network. (Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 15, 2019 03:21 AM IST
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Ghaziabad | ByPeeyush Khandelwal, Ghaziabad

Centre won’t play along with AAP, tells Delhi to end embargo on Metro Phase 4

The Kejriwal government had last month told DMRC to stop work on the new corridors cleared by the Union Cabinet in March this year till the Centre revised its approval in tune with the state government’s proposal of all six corridors.
The Centre and the state government are equal shareholders in DMRC. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
The Centre and the state government are equal shareholders in DMRC. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 09:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

Gender-geography equation can change with free transport

Such plans evolve and are course-corrected as they are implemented. There is no perfect plan, ever. It’s facile to dismiss Kejriwal as a populist and the plan as a poll gimmick. But a city must begin somewhere
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 12:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySmruti Koppikar

To beat the heat: Mumbai students bring relief to Metro workers with #EkBottlePaani

The initiative, led by XIC, was aimed at helping the workers fight the heat and stay hydrated while working
Using the hashtag #EkBottlePaani, students also took to social media to create awareness about helping the Metro workers.(ht photo)
Using the hashtag #EkBottlePaani, students also took to social media to create awareness about helping the Metro workers.(ht photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 12:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMusab Qazi, Mumbai

How data can help improve mobility

Launched on November 23 last year, the ‘Open Transit Data’ platform provides free access to the static and dynamic data of the state-run public buses in Delhi.
With the central government focusing on last-mile connectivity, transport planning experts say opening data of public transport systems (metro rail and buses) will help in improving mobility in cities.(HT Photo)
With the central government focusing on last-mile connectivity, transport planning experts say opening data of public transport systems (metro rail and buses) will help in improving mobility in cities.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 30, 2019 05:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

As metro networks expand, government shifts focus to last mile

According to the urban ministry , over 326 km of metro lines have been made operational in the last five years and 373 km are in the pipeline.
According to the national metro policy, the objective is to ensure that the lowest cost mass transit mode is selected for public transport.(HT File Photo)
According to the national metro policy, the objective is to ensure that the lowest cost mass transit mode is selected for public transport.(HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 23, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

29-yr-old woman jumps on Metro track in Noida, dies

A 29-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide Friday by jumping before a speeding metro train on the Blue Line corridor here, officials said.
A Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official said service on the Blue Line between Noida’s Electronic City and Dwarka was resumed after seven minutes.(HT Photo/ Representative image)
A Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official said service on the Blue Line between Noida’s Electronic City and Dwarka was resumed after seven minutes.(HT Photo/ Representative image)
Updated on Mar 23, 2019 12:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | ByHT Correspondent

Metro gets grant of Rs 414 crore for Noida, Ghaziabad extensions

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) got a 414.70 crore grant in the interim budget, which was presented in the parliament on Friday. The grant has been given particularly to build the upcoming Noida and Ghaziabad sections of the metro network.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) got a ₹414.70 crore grant in the interim budget, which was presented in the parliament on Friday. The grant has been given particularly to build the upcoming Noida and Ghaziabad sections of the metro network.(HT FILE PHOTO)
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) got a ₹414.70 crore grant in the interim budget, which was presented in the parliament on Friday. The grant has been given particularly to build the upcoming Noida and Ghaziabad sections of the metro network.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 02, 2019 12:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Noida | ByHT Correspondent

Metro goes for new design to connect Blue, Pink lines

The extension is likely to be open for service by the year’s end. It will provide an important connection between east and south Delhi, and will also connect these parts with areas around west Delhi and Dwarka.
Delhi Metro's most eagerly awaited corridor 9.7 km Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 section of Pink Line(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Metro's most eagerly awaited corridor 9.7 km Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket-1 section of Pink Line(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 26, 2018 10:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySoumya Pillai

Why banning private vehicles is a bad idea

Environment activists punch hole in EPCA’s ‘blanket ban’ plan; say unlike Beijing and Paris, Delhi doesn’t have a robust transport network to fall back on and will come to a standstill
Transport department suggests that out of the 33 lakh private vehicles in Delhi, only 4.5 lakh run on CNG.(HT Photo)
Transport department suggests that out of the 33 lakh private vehicles in Delhi, only 4.5 lakh run on CNG.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2018 10:47 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySweta Goswami, New Delhi

Expect taller buildings near Metro, Monorail stations in Mumbai

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is planning a 190-kilometre metro network across the city with Metro interchanges at Marol, Ghatkopar, Dahisar, Andheri Western express Highway
Mono Rail Disturb at Chembur on 2nd day in MUMBAI, India.(HT File Photo)
Mono Rail Disturb at Chembur on 2nd day in MUMBAI, India.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 26, 2018 11:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySanjana Bhalerao

Delhi Metro hits back, says report terming it world’s second most unaffordable is ‘misleading’

DMRC managing director Mangu Singh said the study conveniently chose only a few Metro networks to help the Centre for Science and Environment prove its point.
Data released by the CSE on Tuesday during their international conclave on urban transport systems of the world showed that a middle-class commuter in Delhi spends 19.5% of his/her income travelling in the Metro. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)
Data released by the CSE on Tuesday during their international conclave on urban transport systems of the world showed that a middle-class commuter in Delhi spends 19.5% of his/her income travelling in the Metro. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2018 05:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

With Metro network growing, it’s time Delhiites took a hike

Those willing to walk to and from Metro stations can save money spent on the last-mile commute and, at the same time, ease congestion and air pollution.
The Pink Line Metro network, which was thrown open for public use earlier this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The Pink Line Metro network, which was thrown open for public use earlier this year.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2018 12:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByShivani Singh

Indigenisation of metro components can boost the Make in India project

The Union government set up a panel under former Delhi Metro chief E Sreedharan to lay down norms for standardisation and indigenisation of components, which will be used by metros being built or those that will be built with the Centre’s financial help
The Centre has approved five metro projects — Indore, Bhopal, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi (phase 4) — at an estimated cost of Rs 1.07 lakh crore(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Centre has approved five metro projects — Indore, Bhopal, Kanpur, Agra, and Delhi (phase 4) — at an estimated cost of Rs 1.07 lakh crore(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 28, 2018 09:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent
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