Indian Railways coaches will make you forget even airplanes!

Indian Railways is all set to launch their Make in India railway coaches soon and the trial runs for these coaches has already commenced between Bhopal and Bina railway stations in Madhya Pradesh. The coaches are uber comfortable and designed with many high-end features. The train experience will make it relatively more comfortable and convenient, for both, sleeper and sitting coaches with lesser jerks, better food, better sanitation and even a better decor. The new coaches have been made in India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new ‘Make in India’ campaign. The new coaches are manufactured in the Coach Rehabilitation […]

1,300 metric tons bridge set to be replaced in 1 day

The replacement will take place at the Sanyuanqiao overpass on the northeast section of the Third Ring Road, which links the city with Beijing Capital International Airport. It is one of the busiest traffic hubs in the city The overpass and the section of the Jingshun Highway beneath it will be closed from 11 pm on Friday until midnight on Saturday. Detour lanes for buses have been under construction since September. Automobiles will be prohibited. Workers have prepared buttresses inside and outside the Third Ring Road to prop up the new bridge span and old sections. As one of the country's […]

Kanpur metro DPR presented before UP government on November 7

The Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Kanpur Metro Rail Project is formally be presented to the state government on Saturday 7th of november. It will be presented by the RITES to Alok Ranjan, Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in the presence of Sadakant, Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Planning, Government of Uttar Pradesh and Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). The responsibility of 'Coordinator' for preparation of DPR for Metro in four important cities of Uttar Pradesh namely Kanpur, Varanasi, Meerut and Agra. For this purpose RITES, a Government of India Undertaking, had been engaged by the […]

Chennai metro to tap solar energy

                                                         Three months after the launch of the Chennai Metro Rail service between Koyambedu and Alandur, officials are now looking at the possibility of tapping solar energy. According to officials of the Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), they are planning to install solar power panels either in the shed or the depot in Koyambedu. “We are yet to take a call on this. We estimate it would generate about 1000 kW power generation,” […]

World’s First Canal Solar Plant in Gujarat

The #Canal #Solar #Power Project is a project launched in #Gujarat, India, to use the 19,000-kilometer-long network of #Narmada #canals across the state for setting up solar panels to generate electricity. It was the first ever such project in India. This project has been commissioned by #SunEdison India. The pilot project will generate 1 MW of clean energy per annum and also prevent evaporation of 9 million liters of water annually from the canal. The project virtually eliminates the requirement to acquire vast tracts of land and limits evaporation of water from the 750 meter long canals. The engineering, procurement and construction contract […]

Worlds highest rail bridge on chenab river – J & K

Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the #world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The Arch-shaped steel structure is being constructed over the #Chenab River to link sections of the #spectacular #mountainous region of India’s #northern Jammu and Kashmir state.    The bridge is expected to be 359 meters (1,177 feet) high when completed — surpassing the world’s current tallest railway bridge over the #Beipanjiang River in #China’s #Guizhou province, which stands at 275 meters high. “It is an engineering marvel. We hope to get […]

Deepest highway on Earth : Busan–Geoje Fixed Link

Busan, South Korea’s second largest city, with a population of 4.2 million, is bigger than Madrid, nearly as large as Milan, and busy like New York and Osaka. It has South Korea’s largest port, the fifth largest in the world, which unloads a shipping container every three seconds. Solution Lies 5 miles (8 km) Across Bay Geoje is an island seven times larger than Manhattan but with just one-eighth the population. The island is accessible by automobile but the route is 86 miles (140 km) and takes 3 1/2 hours, making it one of the worst commutes in the world. […]

Troubles for Amaravathi

The city has been designed in such a way that it touches three national highways and will be fed by seven growth corridors, including those from Hyderabad to Machlipatnam Port and from Chennai to Visakhapatnam. Meanwhile, the state government has been mired in controversy for pooling about 33,000 acres of land spread over 29 villages from farmers for the new capital city. The Vijayawada-Guntur region was selected due to its geographical location, which is accessible from all parts of the state.  The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has also issued stay orders against carrying out any construction activity for the city […]

Welcome to Amaravathi City (A.P)

Andhra Pradesh frees the program for Amaravathi, the projected urban center that’s been planned from scratch.  As per the plan designed by the Singapore government, the capital town spans a locality of 217 sq.  Metric linear unit between Vijayawada and Guntur cities, and leverages resources of the avatar stream that flows in the region. The newest capital in the country incorporates the concepts of Vastu and Feng Shui, the Indian and Chinese sciences of construction, touches three national highways, and will be fed by seven growth corridors including those from Hyderabad to Machlipatnam Port and from Chennai to Visakhapatnam.   […]

Kanpur metro Rail

” Kanpur ideally suited for Metro Rail service” Kanpur is the largest city in Utttar Pradesh followed by Lucknow and Ghaziabad . Kanpur metro has two phases. From IIT Kanpur – Naubasta. Jarauli – agricultural university. Phase 1 consists of 22 stations which are spread over a distance of 24 Km. If phase 1 construction would have been started in 2016 then we could expect to have a ride on the Kanpur metro by 2020.   The first station would be constructed near IIT on GT Road and the last station at Naubasta. The entire city would be covered. The team decided […]

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