Passengers evacuated as power failure brings Monorail to halt

Passengers evacuated as power failure brings Monorail to halt

 Power failure on Monorail track in the city led to emergency evacuation of coaches at Chembur station at around 9.30 pm today.

Jul 09, 2017, 00:17 AM IST

Maharashtra govt orders probe into Louis Berger contracts in Mumbai

The Maharashtra government has ordered an inquiry into infrastructure contracts allotted to Louis Berger, a New Jersey-based construction management firm which is facing allegations of bribery to w

Aug 10, 2015, 12:31 PM IST

MMRDA shells out around Rs 76 lakh/month on Monorail security

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) spends around Rs 76 lakh a month on the security of Monorail, its seven stations and depots that are operational since February 2014, an RTI query has revealed.

May 16, 2015, 14:32 PM IST

FIR sought to be registered over CAG report on monorail

Citing the Comptroller and Auditor General of India's report, a city-based lawyer has filed a complaint with the court against the planning body MMRDA and private contractors of the monorail project in Mumbai for alleged violation of rules and corruption.

Apr 21, 2015, 00:57 AM IST

61 rescued from monorail in Singapore

At least 61 people trapped in a monorail at a popular tourist spot in Singapore due to a technical fault were safely rescued on Friday.

Dec 05, 2014, 14:51 PM IST

Mumbai celebrates world-class Monorail

The first step has been taken for the long-harassed Mumbai commuters experiencing an era of world-class travel with the country`s first Monorail.

Feb 02, 2014, 05:44 AM IST

India`s first Monorail takes off, commercial operations to begin from Sunday

After years of delays and overcoming many a operational hiccups, the country`s first Monorail finally made its debut here today with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan inaugurating the service.

Feb 01, 2014, 10:29 AM IST

Thai tourists stranded mid-air as monorail stops working

Twenty foreign and Thai tourists were stranded mid-air for an hour after an electric monorail stopped working at a zoo in Thailand`s northern province of Chiang Mai frequented by several Indian visitors every month.

Apr 27, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

Centre to fund Himachal monorail projects study

The central government is providing financial assistance to Himachal Pradesh for preparing a mobility plan for monorail projects in Shimla and Dharamsala.

Mar 23, 2013, 11:45 AM IST

Mumbai’s monorail to become operational from August

India`s first monorail successfully ran in Mumbai, covering approximately a distance of four kilometres from Wadala depot to Mysore colony.

Feb 16, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Monorail project for Jammu and Srinagar

Speedy Monorail services could become a reality in Jammu and Srinagar if an ambitious plan of Rs 30,000 crores prepared by the state government gets the nod of the Centre.

Jan 31, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Odisha to consider Monorail for twin cities

n a bid to provide rapid and safe mass transport, Odisha government has envisioned a futuristic plan for setting up Monorail transit system in the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.

Jan 09, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

DMRC to study monorail feasibility in Shimla

To give a green solution to Shimla`s problem of vehicular pollution and traffic congestion, the government has plans to go for a monorail project, a minister said on Sunday.

Jan 06, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Committee formed to finalise Monorail project

A committee headed by Kerala Transport Minister Aryadan Mohammed has been formed to discuss and finalise the mono rail projects in Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram.

Dec 19, 2012, 21:06 PM IST

Govt mulling monorail between Faridabad and Gurgaon

Haryana Government is considering to introduce Monorail between Faridabad and Gurgaon, which will further accelerate the pace of development in the area, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said.

Dec 09, 2012, 22:57 PM IST

Bihar mulling proposal to run monorail service

The Bihar Urban Development Department is mulling a proposal to run monorail service in the state capital.

Aug 01, 2012, 19:57 PM IST

Monorail viable in Kozhikode: Sreedharan

With `Metroman` E Sreedharan on Sunday stating that monorail is "viable" in Kozhikode.

Feb 26, 2012, 23:08 PM IST

Monorail project suggested for State capital

Kerala cabinet on Wednesday entrusted National Transportation Planning and
Research Centre with the task of conducting a feasibility
study to introduce a 28-km monorail project for the city.

Aug 03, 2011, 18:16 PM IST

Mumbai monorail, Metro to get security from US-based institute

Maharashtra government has signed a
pact with US-based Minata Transportation Institute (MTI) to
introduce security of global standards in public transport in

Jun 15, 2010, 22:19 PM IST

Monorail to provide pollution-free travel, says MMRDA

The ambitious Monorail project of
the MMRDA, which aims at reducing the burden on other public
transportation networks, today said that it would provide
`pollution-free` travel.

May 05, 2010, 00:59 AM IST