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Suburban Rail Project Progress of Karnataka Vs Kerala

Commuter Rail

Looking at how progress happening at both states on Suburban Rail Corriodr Project Karnatak and Kerala :


Karnataka :

How cities or our country can realize clean and free from all filth

Citizens actions and good practices need to be replicated accross city Bangalore :

Not so ‘complex’ a problem

At Belandur Lake area : 

Pedestrian PIL status

Pedestrian Infrastructure

PIL hearing was on 15th Sept'2014

Draft Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014


A draft road transport and safety bill is posted on the MORTH website. Click here to see the draft.  It is a long, long piece of legislation by Indian standards, about 305 pages.

Who will clean the bridge? - Kadugodi Railway Pedestrian Over Bridge - a HSE issue in the making!

Very soon we will be celebrating the 1st birthday of the Kadugodi Pedestrian Overbridge.

MRTS-Bangalore Sub-urban Rail Corporation

Commuter Rail

There was a news the other day that the Karnataka State Government is showing keen interest in developing suburban network around Bangalore and proposed Indian Railways to be an active partner.

Urban Planning and the Whitefield Area

The Whitefield area which I am taking to include areas like parts of Bangalore between ORR, KR Puram Whitefield Road, HAL Varthur Road and Whitefield Main Road iteself is today notorious for its horrendous traffic and grid lock while having a large chunk of bangalore's vaunted IT industry, and expensive tracts of housing in well manicured communities.

Bangalore - Ramanagaram MEMU Services

Commuter Rail
This will help thousands of commuters on this Mysore / Kengeri - Bangalore - Whitefield segment.
Big relief for the commuters once the services start.

FDI-funded PPP model for Namma Railu?

Commuter Rail
The government on Wednesday notified the liberalised foreign direct investment (FDI) norms for Indian Railways, permitting 100 per cent foreign direct investment through automatic route in several areas, including high speed trains.
However, proposals involving FDI beyond 49 per cent in sensitive areas, from security point of view, will be

by Dr. Radut