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First MEMU Maintenance shed at Bangalore Railway Division, step towards Suburban Rail Services.

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Proposed construction of maintenance shed for MEMUs at Banaswadi with provision of pit line (Inspection Bay)shed, CC Apron, shunting neck and other miscellaneous works.

Amount: 8.35 crores    Period : 6 Months

Calcutta Suburban Rail services tracking

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Calcutta Suburban Rail gets additional coaches from 9 to 12 which resulted in 33 % increase in the capacity.

Why is that Bngaloe SuburbanRail not getting  clearance from Railwa Board.

FDI in Railways

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Whether or not foreign direct investment (FDI) will be allowed for high speed trains in Indian Railways is still being discussed as the Home Ministry is yet to respond to the Cabinet note sent by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion’s (DIPP) to the Home Ministry.

Welcoming 2014 with 2013 Accomplishments!

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On behalf of Praja-RAAG (Research, Analysis and Advocacy Group), I wish you all a "Happy, Prosperous and Productive 2104".

Like previous years 2013 was also an eventful year with many accomplishments achieved by the ordinary souls and minds of Praja members and their friends. Let us welcome 2014 with the achievements of 2013.

Hyderabad MMTS Experience

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Had been to Hyderabad over the weekend to attend a wedding. Wanted to explore MMTS utilizing this. Reached Kachiguda on Friday morning at around 8:20 am in Bangalore - Kachiguda Express. Had done little work on the net on how to reach Miyapuram using MMTS to save both time and money.  Found Hafeezpet is the nearest MMTS railway station and there is an MMTS train every 30 minutes. 

Thank you Shri Rahman Khan's for taking up the Namma Railu with Shri. Kharge!

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Pursuant to our campaign to reach out to elected representatives - MLAs, MPs and Ministers, I had written letters/petitions  to almost all of the Namma Railu Catchment area representatives. That included Union Ministers Veerappa Moily, Rahman Khan and Mr. Kharge.

Meeting with Minister Shri. Ramlinga Reddy

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(Posting on behalf of Murali Sir and Sandeep)

Praja team comprising of Muralidhar Rao, Sandeep Chandrakeerthi joined by Sandeep's father, Mr Chopra, and Mr Mukunda (from Bellandur RWA activist) today (Saturday Dec 21, 2013) met with GOK MInister for Transport Shri. Rnalinga Reddy.

Revenue model for Suburban Rail from other then travell tickets


Reserved Prices for 3 years :

Two cum four wheeler parking Bangarpet Railway station :Rs.69,28,981

Two wheeler Parking at Yelahanka Railway station : Rs.24,11,615

Two wheeler Parking at Doddaballapura Railway station :Rs.5,89,051

Workshop on Suburban Rail for Elected Representatives!

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Yesterday, on Dec 10th, a workshop on 'Suburban Rail' for elected representatives was organzied jointly by Praja-RAAG, Bangalore Needs You and IIMB. This was an initiative by Prof. Rajeev Gowda to bring the awareness among the elected representative. This workshop was organized at Conference Hall in Vidhana Soudha.

Byappanahalli as a World Class Railway Station - a Terminus for Public Transportation

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To-day's Times of India has carried out a news item "Station's Makeover Dreams on hold - Rlys Keep Byappanahalli Out of Pilot Project for World Class Facility". comment guidelines

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