Suburban rail

Back on track: Suburban train services in Chennai resume at 95 per cent of pre-pandemic level

With the suburban train services resumed up to Arakkonam and Tiruttani, passengers demanded to reintroduce MEMU and passenger services in Arakkonam-Katpadi sections.

published on : 4th January 2021

Six special suburban trains get nod

In a big relief for those who want to commute in and around Bengaluru, South Western Railway will soon run six pairs of suburban trains.

published on : 3rd December 2020

Oommen Chandy urges LDF govt to bring back suburban rail project

For the suburban rail project, the cost would have been only Rs 1.33 lakh crore and Rs 120 crore towards land acquisition per km.

published on : 29th November 2020

Cabinet approves borrowing of Rs 7,438 crore for suburban rail

Sources hinted that the state is looking to raise loans at an interest rate of 1.4% for a period of 30 years with repayment starting in 2029.

published on : 13th November 2020

From 1983, it’s been a long journey for fruition of suburban rail project

As the network is being planned with better trains, the fares will be higher than the Mumbai, Chennai or Kolkata suburban trains.

published on : 9th October 2020

Suburban rail project for Bengaluru gets Centre's green signal

The project has been okayed by the Cabinet but no official announcement can be made in line with the Election Commission directive, stated multiple railway sources.

published on : 7th October 2020

FinMin clears Bengaluru suburban rail, PMO nod awaited

MP Mohan confirms it is through; project will connect city to KIA

published on : 26th June 2020

Engineers being hired for suburban rail project

Its office is also being shifted from Cunningham Road to a more spacious one at Yeshwantpur.

published on : 26th June 2020

Bengaluru suburban rail will be ready on schedule, says MP PC Mohan

Rail is a cost-effective means of travel for a city where traffic is the problem,” he said, pointing out that he had spent Rs 2.76 crore MPLAD funds for Hoodi Railway Station.

published on : 13th June 2020

Suburban rail project report resubmitted to Centre

The report will have to be approved by the expenditure section of the ministry and then sent for clearance to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

published on : 12th June 2020

Preparatory works begin for suburban rail project

One is to carry out a survey in and around Bengaluru for the over 600 acres of land estimated for putting in place the project.

published on : 27th February 2020

‘Bengaluru’s suburban project report pending with Railway Ministry’

The finance minister also dismissed reports of just Rs 1 crore allocation to the long-pending project for 2020-21 period.

published on : 18th February 2020

Aim at suburban rail in Tier-II cities: BSY

Police officials were busy making notes on the latest CCTV and surveillance technology.

published on : 13th February 2020

Bengaluru suburban rail cost is Rs 18k crore: Official

However, senior railway officials with a lot of expertise in rail infrastructure believe that the project would take a minimum of 10 years to be in place. 

published on : 9th February 2020

Bidding on, Bengaluru Cantt station to get suburban rail terminal soon

A seven-storeyed station building is also in the offing, which will serve as office space for operating staff as well as a ticketing office, the CAO said. 

published on : 7th February 2020
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