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Vande Bharat Express: No Chinese Train 18! Indian Railways likely to scrap CRRC bid in semi-high speed project

No to Chinese participation in Vande Bharat Express trains! Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry is likely to scrap the bid of a Chinese Joint Venture firm for 44 semi-high speed train sets project, learns Financial Express Onli

Indian Railways NRTI announces admissions for academic year 2020-21! Offers 8 new programmes; how to apply

The last date to apply for BBA, BSc and post-graduate programmes is 31 July 2020. However, only online applications will be accepted by NRTI.

Undeterred by COVID-19 crisis! Indian Railways to complete big Dedicated Freight Corridor projects on time

DFCCIL has completed 56 per cent of its contractual work on the Western DFC and 60 per cent work on the Eastern DFC. Also, 99 per cent of the required land has been acquired.

Breathtaking sight! PM Modi inaugurates Rewa Solar project: What Asia’s largest solar park in MP looks like

Rewa solar power project in Madhya Pradesh - Asia's largest solar power park is a breathtaking sight! PM Narendra Modi has dedicated the 750 MW solar power project to the country.

Rewa solar power project, largest solar park, rewa solar images

Innovative way to combat COVID-19 spread! Indian Railways’ Southern zone develops social distancing device

The Thiruvananthapuram Division under the Southern Railway zone has developed a device, which would remind people about social distancing.

PM Modi inaugurates Asia’s largest solar power project – Rewa Solar in Madhya Pradesh; see top 10 facts

Rewa solar power project inauguration by PM Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today dedicated Asia's largest solar power project.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train: India’s first high-speed rail project on track despite COVID-19; details

NHSRCL has floated 68 per cent of the project's civil works tenders covering a distance of 345 kilometres out of a total of 508 kilometres along with a separate tender for the fabrication of as many as 28 steel bridges in Mah

Private trains fares: Who will decide what ticket price to charge passengers for world-class trains?

Indian Railways in its Project Information Memorandum has stated that the private entity that has been awarded a cluster of routes will have the freedom to decide what fare it has to charge railway passengers.

Wow! Maruti Suzuki India transports over 6.7 lakh cars through Indian Railways in 6 years; details

Recently, the country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) announced that the company has transported more than 6.7 lakh cars through the national transporter in the last six years, recording a CAGR of over 18 per cen

Good news for Bengaluru residents! Soon, take an Indian Railways train to Kempegowda International Airport

To reach the airport, which is located more than 35 kilometres from the CBD, a majority of air passengers, at present, rely on road transport, especially taxis and personal cars.

Vande Bharat trains: Soon, 44 more semi-high speed trains on Indian Railways network; check details

The financial bid (e-bid) as well as EMD particulars should be submitted online as stipulated in the bid document.

Indian Railways innovative step towards energy conservation; introduces automatic lighting at Jabalpur station

When the train arrives, all the lights (100 per cent lights) will be turned on automatically and all the lights will remain on during the train's halt at the station platform.

Mission Sheeghra: Indian Railways’ freight trains run at 100 kmph under Lucknow division; details

The freight trains in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, ran at a maximum permissible speed of 100 km per hour, under ‘Mission Sheeghra’.

IRCTC special trains to West Bengal: Indian Railways reduces frequency of these trains; see revised schedule

These special trains include 02303/02304 Howrah - New Delhi - Howrah Special (via Patna), 02381/02382 Howrah - New Delhi - Howrah Special (via Dhanbad), 02834/02833 Howrah - Ahmedabad Special and 02810/02809 Howrah - Mumbai C

Wonderful! Indian Railways to be net-zero carbon emission mass transportation network; what that means

Indian Railways is committed to utilize solar energy for meeting the requirements of its traction power as well as become a complete ‘Green mode of transportation’.

In a first, an Indian Railways’ NFR train runs on electric traction up to New Jalpaiguri Junction; details

The NFR zone has also entered into the era of electric traction with the commissioning of electrification works for a distance of 326 RKM up to New Jalpaiguri Junction.

IRCTC Special trains update: Indian Railways to run more special trains from Delhi, says report

IRCTC special trains: A proposal has been sent by Indian Railways to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for running these 40 pairs of special trains, the report said.

Less staff on trains, fewer dustbins to be replaced & more: Indian Railways enforcing cost-cutting measures

A detailed letter has been sent by the Railway Board to various departments, urging them to review orders, contracts, requirements of manpower as well as bring down fuel and energy consumptions to curtail expenditure.

First time in the world! Indian Railways sets up solar plant in Bina to directly power railway overhead line

This project is unique because, for the first time in the world, the power generated by the solar power plant will be directly fed to the overhead power lines of the national transporter to power the traction system of the el

Indian Railways’ IRSDC holds conference on attracting private investments for commercial development projects

The participants of the conference applauded the efforts of IRSDC and the Railway Ministry for achieving landmark strides as well as addressing most of the issues that were raised by them in earlier consultation with Railway

Zojila Tunnel: All year-connectivity between Kashmir & Ladakh soon with strategic 14.5 km tunnel; details

Stalled for nearly six years, the Zojila tunnel project holds strategic significance as the Zojila Pass is located on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway, at an altitude of 11,578 feet and during winters, remains closed

Wow! Indian Railways’ Tiruchirappalli Junction station offers state-of-the-art IRCTC retiring rooms; see pics

The railway station, which falls under the Southern Railway zone has been upgraded with renovated platforms, pathway with sun shed, access road, and state-of-the-art IRCTC retiring rooms.

No mean feat! How did Indian Railways achieve 100% punctuality of passenger trains? Find out here

The 100% punctuality record was achieved when just 230 passenger trains were running along with around 3,000 loaded freight trains and 2,200 empty trains.

Rohtang Tunnel: PM Modi likely to inaugurate world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet in September

Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur announced that the strategic Atal Tunnel would be entirely completed by the end of next month and it is likely yo be dedicated to the nation by PM Modi in September.

Meet SheshNaag! Indian Railways breaks another record with “longest” 2.8 km train; watch video

The South East Central Railway zone of Indian Railways recently operated the SheshNaag Train service, a 2.8 km long train amalgamating four empty BOXN rakes. The SheshNaag Train was powered by four sets of electric locomotive

Indian Railways connectivity boost in Uttarakhand! New 125-km broad gauge line from Rishikesh to Karnaprayag

Besides making train travel easier for pilgrims, the broad gauge railway line is expected to play an important role in the development of the state.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train Project: A new hurdle for the country’s first high-speed rail corridor; details

The Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train project is the Centre’s flagship collaboration with Japan, which was jointly announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in Tokyo in the year 2017.

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