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Trivandrum Monorail: In the Reverse Gear in Favour of Kozhikode’s !

The November deadline set by the chief minister for beginning the monorail construction here in the Mission 676 document is unlikely to materialize with land acquisition continuing to be a hurdle for the project. PWD sources said the project may … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: Minimum Fare Pegged at Rs.8/-

If things go as planned, people of Thiruvananthapuram can travel in a driverless monorail with a minimum charge of Rs.8/-, less than that of an AC Volvo bus, by 2016. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), general consultant of the … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2012 – A Very Forgettable Year!

As 2012 finally drew to a close and 2013 dawns, we quickly review what happened and what did not among the key development initiatives proposed in and around Thiruvananthapuram. It’s not a pretty picture but we need to understand what … Continue reading

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A Mass Transportation Review of the Trivandrum Metro Region

As Trivandrum witnesses unprecedented growth and investments of over $4 Billion are underway in transportation infrastructure in and around the city, it is high time to ask whether we have a metropolitan transportation strategy for Kerala’s Capital? Issues, opportunities and … Continue reading

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Trivandrum Monorail: SPV Will be Formed Soon

The State Government will setup a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for executing the monorail project in Thiruvananthapuram. Experts opinion is to implement the project with the participation of private agencies to make it much profitable. They also pointed out that … Continue reading

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A Golden Goose Vs Two White Elephants

If you have wondered why Kerala’s biggest and most important infrastructure project, the Rs 8000 Crore Vizhinjam deep water port, continues even after the completion of its bid process when the Government desperately tries to proceed even without bothering to … Continue reading

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Year 2011@Thiruvananthapuram

Author: Abhilash 2011 was an outstanding year for Thiruvananthapuram as we witnessed so many breakthrough developments all over the city mainly in Technopark (India’s Greenest and Biggest IT park and one of Asia’s landmark IT destinations,) Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, road infrastructure … Continue reading

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