Articles tagged under: Metro train project

L&T brings back skillful Odisha workers for Ahmedbad Metro Rail project by air

June 27, 2020
L&T brings back skillful Odisha workers for Ahmedbad Metro Rail project by air

Ahmedabad: Private construction giant L&T has flown down 100 Odisha origin skillful 'tunneling crew' workers for 'Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project' from Bhubneshwar to Ahmedabad by air through in three batches, to complete a 4.38 km underground section of metro project assigned to L&T which also involves underground metro stations at Shahpur and Gheekanta. The workers had returned to Odisha due to lock down imposed by the government to curb Covid-19 infection spread. DeshGujaratRead More

CM reviews work-progress made in first phase of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project

November 07, 2019
CM reviews work-progress made in first phase of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project

Gandhinagar(Information department press release) To review the work-progress made in the first phase of Metro Rail Project being set up in Ahmedabad city, Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani held a high level all-round review meeting in Gandhinagar, today. In the meeting, Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation’s (GMRC) Managing Director Mr. S. S. Rathore had briefed the Chief Minister that during the first phase of the Metro Rail, in total covering a distance of 43.03 km (including un...Read More

Ahmedabad Metro faces power supply glitch, stopped at Apparel Park station for over four hours

July 06, 2019
Ahmedabad Metro faces power supply glitch, stopped at Apparel Park station for over four hours

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad Metro train today faced glitches and was stopped at Apparel Park station for over four hours. DyGM of the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Ltd, A K Pathak said that when the train was at Apparel park - the last station on the operational 6.5 km stretch from Vastral - a technical problem regarding power supply occurred at around 1.04 pm. 'The train was immediately stopped and passengers were safely evacuated. The team reached there and efforts t...Read More

GMRC conducts mock drill; video goes viral as actual glitch

May 29, 2019

Ahmedabad: A video of "passengers" leaving a halted Metro train in Ahmedabad and walking on a bridge to reach Amraivadi Metro station was viral and in circulation widely on social media platforms. The people on social media had started commenting about technical glitch in Metro train. However Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) clarified that it was not a technical glitch but mock drill GMRC official also clarified that those looking like passengers were actually GMRC staffers. The mock d...Read More

Ahmedabad Metro train and stations open for public, free ride upto March 15

March 06, 2019
Ahmedabad Metro train and stations open for public, free ride upto March 15

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) has started operating metro train for public on 6.5 km stretch between Apparel Park and Vastral stations in East Ahmedabad from today. Phase -1 of Ahmedabad Metro was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 4. According to GMRC, people are allowed to board metro train for free till Marh 15. After the trial run period is over, ticket fare will be effective. GMRC has finalized Rs. 5 ticket fare for first 2.5 km, Rs. 10 for 2.5 to 7.5 km...Read More

PM Narendra Modi boards metro train in Ahmedabad, inaugurates phase-1, lays stone for phase-2 of the project

March 04, 2019

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the first phase of Ahmedabad metro train project. The Prime Minister also laid foundation stone for phase-2 of the project. Shri Modi along with State governor, CM, Dy CM and others boarded Metro train at Vastral metro station and reached Nirant chowkdi. Present in the coach were deaf and dumb children with whom Shri Modi interacted briefly. Shri Modi while sitting in a metro train waived at hundreds of local people gathered on roofto...Read More

Breakthrough of first underground tunnel for Ahmedabad Metro rail project achieved

February 25, 2019
Breakthrough of first underground tunnel for Ahmedabad Metro rail project achieved

Ahmedabad: Two Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM) for Ahmedabad Metro rail project today reached Kalupur Station platform number 12. With this the up and down line tunnel connecting 1.72 km stretch from Kalupur railway station to Apparel park in Khokhra area of eastern party of city are ready for next level of work. The TMB will now be used for Kalupur railway station to Shahpur stretch in east part of the city. On Apparel Park - Kalupur - Shahpur route, four underground metro stations will come...Read More

Union cabinet approves phase-2 of Ahmedabad Metro rail project

February 19, 2019
Union cabinet approves phase-2 of Ahmedabad Metro rail project

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: Implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II, which comprises two corridors of total length 28.254 i.e. Corridor 1 from Motera Stadium to Mahatma mandir for a length of 22.838 km. and Corridor 2 from GNLU to GIFT City for a length of 5.416 km at a total completion cost of Rs. 5384.17 crores. Benefits: Implementation of the project will provided the much-needed additional...Read More

PM to inaugurate Ahmedabad Metro train project on March 4

February 19, 2019
PM to inaugurate Ahmedabad Metro train project on March 4

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Ahmedabad Metro train on March 4. Rs. 620 crore sum has been paid as compensation for acquisition of land for the project. This announcement was made by Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in assembly today. He said 1110 farmers have given consent for land acquisition for bullet train project. Acquisition is going on across 197 villages of 32 talukas. Out of 508 km total length, bullet train will pass through 349 km length in Gujarat. A...Read More

In pictures: Second metro train form Ahmedabad arrives at Kutch port

February 11, 2019
In pictures: Second metro train form Ahmedabad arrives at Kutch port

Ahmedabad: Second train for Ahmedabad Metro rail project arrived from Hyundai Rotem facility in South Korea to a port in Kutch in Gujarat on Sunday. The coaches will be brought to Ahmedabad based Apparel Park facility. Trial run of first Metro train that arrived last month is already going on and in advanced stage. DeshGujaratRead More

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