As the construction of the first Monorail enters its final stages, the development authority implementing the project is in talks to invite the operator of Singapore’s mass transit system to conduct a safety audit of the line due to unavailability of expertise in India.

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has received positive responses from Singapore’s SMRT Corp and Hong Kong’s MRT Corp to conduct an independent safety audit of the 9-kilometre Chembur-Wadala line.

Emerges best feeder rail network for City

The Light Rail Transit (LRT) system is likely to be preferred over to Monorail for the City. Capita Symonds - the UK-based consultancy firm for property and infrastructure solutions to which the State government has assigned the job of suggesting the best feeder rail network for the City - considers LRT more advantageous than Monorail.

GUWAHATI: The Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) seems rather upbeat about the proposed introduction of the monorail system in Guwahati.

Talking to mediapersons in Guwahati today, GMDA chairman Robin Bordoloi said, “Scomi Engineering Berhad, Malaysia, is carrying out a survey in Guwahati to examine the feasibility of the monorail system. So far the company has said that such a system is feasible in the city.

Voicing his opposition to the proposed monorail, the mode of mass transport that found favour with the AIADMK regime over the Metro rail system, former chief of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation E Sreed

GUWAHATI: Engineering Projects India Limited on Tuesday made a presentation before Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on the feasibility of the monorail system in Guwahati.

Mumbaikars have to wait longer to take a Monorail ride in the city.

New Delhi: After objecting to the monorail system, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is now planning to build one it seems.

GUWAHATI : An amount of Rs 693.51 crore has been provided under the 2012-13 General Areas Annual Plan for the development of Guwahati. This was announced by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who also holds the Finance portfolio, on Monday when he presented the State budget for the year 2012-13.

In his budget speech the Chief Minister said, “My government is negotiating a loan of Rs 1,500 crore with Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) for introducing a Comprehensive Sewerage Project covering all households in major parts of Guwahati city under Phase-I.

Skywalk, enclosed pedestrian crossings suggested.

Citizens can expect their commuting woes to soon be addressed with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) planning to complete work on major infrastructure projects in the com