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    Chandigarh Metro Rail Corporation

    In 2012 Delhi Metro Rail Corp submitted plans for a metro serving Chandigarh in eastern Punjab state. A first phase envisages a north-south Red line from Capitol to Aerocity (16 km) and an east-west Blue line from Sector 21 to Mullanpur (22 km) with a total of 30 stations. ...

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    Central Railway (CR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . Central Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Bhusawal, Nagpur, Mumbai, Solapur and Pune. The network mainly serves the state of Maharashtra, with around 390 route-km in Madhya Pradesh and another 100 km in ...

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    East Central Railway (ECR – India)

    First line opened 1853. See India network map . East Central Railway is a zonal constituent of Indian Railways , comprising divisions centred on Danapur, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (Mughal Sarai), Dhanbad, Samastipur and Sonpur. The network mainly serves the state of Bihar as well as northern Jharkhand, but ...

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    Indian Railway Board (IRB – India)

    First line opened 1853, first electrification 1925. The Railway Board functions reports to the Ministry of Railways , and exercises all the powers of central government in respect of railway regulation, construction, maintenance and operation. Major projects cover gauge conversion to India’s national 1 676 mm gauge, dedicated ...

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    Bhoj Metro (Bhopal)

    Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corp Ltd

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    Bengaluru Metro Rail Corp (Namma Metro)

    Opened 2011, India’s third metro. Two lines serving 45 stations. See Bengaluru network map.Work began in 2007 on Phase I, comprising an east-west Purple line (18·1 km) and north-south Green line (24·2 km). Longer-term plans envisage a four-line network (114·4 km, 102 stations). An airport rail link was originally to ...

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    India - country profile

    India is pushing ahead with network-wide electrification, together with construction of high-performance freight and passenger lines.