Shimla may get monorail soon

By Accommodation Times Bureau SHIMLA The Switzerland based company INTAMIN Transportation recently made the presentation to CM Jai Thakur to start Monorail services in Shimla town. The representatives of the INTAMIN Transportation, said that, “After all formalities have been completed this project would take about two years for completion.” The proposed mono train would

MMRDA conducts successful Monorail trial from Wadala to Lower Parel

By Accommodation Times News Service MMRDA successfully conducted the trial run of Monorail from Wadala Depot to Lower Parel.  Hundreds of onlookers witnessed the 9km trial just 1200meters shot from its destination –Sant Gadge Maharaj Station. The onlookers were too excited and many tempted to call it Mono “Lalbaugchi Rani”. The 9-station

Urban Development Ministry accords ‘In-principle’ approval for Chennai Monorail

By Accommodation Times News Services The 20.68 km Project costing Rs.3,267 cr to be taken up under DBFOT model The Ministry of Urban Development has accorded ‘In-principle’ approval to the Government of Tamil Nadu for taking up the Chennai Monorail Project (CMP) Phase-1. Under the project, Monorail services will be provided between Poonamalle

MMRDA received approval to build monorail bridge at Currey Road

By Accommodation Times News Services The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has obtained approval from the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) to construct a bridge over the railway tracks at Currey Road for the monorail. UPS Madan, MMRDA commissioner, said, “We have got the clearance from the CRS to go ahead with the launching of

Kolkata govt. search global partnership for monorails

                      By Accommodation Times News Service The Bengal government is looking at joint ventures with foreign partners for the monorail project in Rajarhat New Town. Sources say it will scout for partners in Singapore during chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s visit next week. “We already have some proposals for possible joint ventures for the

Govt cancels plans for Than-Bhiwandi-Kalyan monorail

By Accommodation Times News Services The proposed Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan monorail failing the viability test, state government is thinking of opting another option to improve the transport system in the regions. They are exploring the option to develop a mass-rapid transit system (MRTS) in the regions. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has

Second phase of monorail can make passengers wait more

                By Accommodation Times News Service The second phase of monorail will take time to run as its going to take time for clearances, land acquisition issues and the slow pace construction causing the delay of the project. The second phase is from Wadala to Jacob Circle of 11.2km connecting four suburbs

Monorail is receiving an overwhelming response from Mumbaikars

By Accommodation Times News Services The Mumbaikars have whole heartedly embraced India’s first Monorail. The ticket sale in the first week itself crossed one lakh mark and on the whole the colourful new mode of transport has run to its optimum best. From February 2, 2014- the day Mumbai Monorail operations began-