All India articles – Page 3

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    National Capital Region Transport Corp (NCRTC) Ltd

    Established in July 2013 to oversee construction of “Regional Rapid Transit System” (RRTS) express rail links serving the Delhi region. The first phase covers lines designed for 160 km/h operation from Delhi northeast to Meerut in Uttar Pradesh (82 km, 17 stations), southwest to Alwar in Rajasthan (164 km, ...

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    West Bengal Transport Corp Ltd (CTC)

    First line opened 1890; network now comprises 6 routes. See Kolkata network map . Formerly Calcutta Tramways Co (1978) Ltd. A once-extensive network has been scaled back, with continuing abandonments through the last decade compounded by construction work for the city metro . Just six short city-centre routes remain, ...

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    Kolkata Port Trust Railway (KoPTR)

    Operates railway networks linking to and around the ports of Kolkata (23 km) and Haldia (112 km). Address 15 Strand Road Kolkata - 700001 India Phone +91 33 2230 3451 Fax +91 33 2230 4901 Email chairman@kopt.in Website www.kolkataporttrust.gov.in Traffic Year Kolkata Haldia ...

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    Kolkata Metro

    Opened 1984; India’s first metro. Two lines, serving 33 stations. See Kolkata network map. Line 1, operated as a division of Indian Railways, was extended south from Mahanayak Uttam Kumar to Kavi Nazrul in August 2009 (5·9 km, 4 stations), and on to Kavi Subhash in October 2010 (3·0 km, ...

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    Kochi Metro Rail Ltd

    Opened 2017, India’s eighth metro. Single route serving 22 stations. See Kochi network map. Work began on this elevated metro line in June 2013, with an initial section from Aluva southwest to Palarivatom opened on June 17 2017 (13·1 km, 11 stations). This was extended south to Maharaja’s College on ...

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    L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd

    Opened 2017, India’s 10th metro. Three lines, serving 56 stations. See Hyderabad network map. The metro’s Phase 1 network comprises three elevated metro lines (total 72 km, 64 stations) using CBTC signalling, built by public-private partnership Larsen & Toubro Metro Rail and operated by Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd. On November ...

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    Eastern Railway (ER – India)

    First line opened 1854. See India network map . Eastern Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol and Malda. The network mainly serves the state of West Bengal, as well as the east of Jharkhand and southeast of Bihar. Sealdah ...

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    Guwahati Metro Rail Corp

    Approval from the Assam state government was given on January 18 2017 for an initial metro route. Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority’s proposal for a first metro line is for an elevated standard gauge alignment from the airport and Dharapur in the west to Narangi in the east via the main ...

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    Dedicated Freight Corridor Corp of India Ltd (DFCCIL)

    This special-purpose vehicle was created by Indian Railways in 2006 to plan, develop, finance, construct, maintain and operate two initial freight trunk lines. The Western Dedicated Freight Corridor runs from Mumbai to Delhi via Vadodara – Ahmedabad – Palanpur – Phulera – Rewari (1520 km), alongside existing lines ...

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    Konkan Railway Corp Ltd (KRCL – India)

    This is a joint venture of the Indian government and the governments of the three states through which the line runs (Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka) with Kerala. See India network map . The Konkan Railway follows India’s west coast south from a junction with Central Railway at Roha just ...

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    Jaipur Metro Rail Corp Ltd (JMRC)

    Opened 2015, India’s sixth metro. Single line serving 11 stations. See Jaipur network map. Test running on the first phase of Jaipur’s Pink line began in September 2013, with the line opened on June 3 2015 (9·6 km, 9 stations). From Mansarovar (location of the depot) in the southwest, the ...

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    Kanpur Metro Rail Corp Ltd (KPMRCL)

    Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corp Ltd

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    Delhi Metro Rail Corp Ltd

    Opened 2002, India’s second metro. Nine lines with 230 stations. See Delhi network map. Also see: Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon Ltd and Noida Metro Rail Corp for neighbouring networks. The Delhi network has been developed in phases, with smaller extensions. Phase I comprised the broad-gauge lines: Red (first section opened 2002), ...

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    East Coast Railway (ECoR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . East Coast Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Khurda Road (Jatani, Bhubaneswar), Sambalpur and Waltair. The network mainly serves the state of Odisha, but includes extensive lines in northeast Andhra Pradesh, and two ...

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    Hassan-Mangalore Rail Development Co Ltd (HMRDC)

    This public-private partnership, a joint venture of Indian Railways , the Karnataka state government, Rail Infrastructure Development Co and other investors, was established in 2003 to gauge-convert, operate and maintain South Western Railway ’s Hassan – Kankanadi – Mangaluru line. The regauged route reopened for freight on May 5 ...

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    Kutch Railway Co Ltd (KRCL)

    This public-private partnership, jointly owned by Rail Vikas Nigam (50%), Kandla Port Trust (26%), Gujerat Adani Port (20%) and Gujarat state government (4%), was set up to improve access to and from Gujarat ports by converting Western Railway ’s 301 km Palanpur – Gandhidham Jc metre-gauge line to broad-gauge. ...

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    Chennai Port Trust Railway

    Operates in the port area of Chennai, providing interchange with Southern Railway handling general cargo, wheat, fertilizer, limestone, dolomite, hot-rolled coils, steel, slag, granite blocks, maize, baryte and other commodities from Tamil Nadu and neighbouring states. Address No 1 Rajaji Salai Chennai - 600001 India Phone +91 44 ...

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    MRTS, Chennai Metropolitan Transport Project (Railways)

    Single elevated urban railway opened 1995, serving 18 stations. See Chennai network map . Phase I of this partially elevated urban railway opened on November 1 1995 from Chennai Beach to Chepauk, extended to Thirumayilai in October 1997. The line was extended further south to Thiruvanmiyur in January 2004, ...

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    Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL)

    Opened 2015, India’s 7th metro. Two lines serving 40 stations. See Chennai network map. CMRL is a special-purpose vehicle of the state of Tamil Nadu responsible for planning, design, implementation and operation of the Chennai metro. Construction of Phase 1 started late-2008 on the Blue (23·1 km, 18 stations) and ...