Devanjana Nag

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Union Budget 2021 Infrastructure Expectations: Make In India boost, ease of doing business and more

According to Alstom, a crucial pre-requisite to spur growth will be predictable, transparent and competitive public policies.

Union budget 2021, alstom

Big boost to Make in India! Indian Railways finalises tender for 44 rakes of Vande Bharat Type trains; details

The tender, for the first time, required a minimum 75 per cent local content requirement of the total value of the tender.

vande bharat, rakes

Mega Streets Project: GCC to revamp 25 km stretch of road in Chennai under ‘quick wins’; details here

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Mega Streets Project, which was earlier supposed to start on the month of November 2020, had been put on hold.

roads, revamp

IntrCity SmartBus registers best ever growth since travel restarted in post lockdown era; details here

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the consumers have particularly started expecting better overall experience quality including comfort, convenience and safety than ever before.

IntrCity SmartBus, bus service

Delhi-Meerut RRTS: Alstom to use this ground-breaking European signalling technology for first time in India

The 82.15 km long Regional Rapid Transit System Corridor will reduce the travel time between the national capital and Meerut to 60 minutes, compared to the current time of 90-100 minutes.

RRTS, Delhi-Meerut RRTS

Goods trains at 90 kmph! How Eastern DFC is benefitting Indian Railways in freight services; watch video

On the newly opened Eastern DFC stretch, goods trains are now running at a speed of 90 km per hour, due to which the transport of products is being done at less time as well as at a lower cost,

DFC, Dedicated Freight Corridor

Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment Plan includes more trees, lawns; work to be completed by Republic Day 2022

The tender for the Central Vista Avenue redevelopment was awarded to Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Limited on January 8.

Central Vista Avenue, Redevelopment Plan

Commuting to get more convenient! Work in progress on over 1,000 km metro network in 27 cities, says PM Modi

Both, the Ahmedabad Metro and the Surat Metro projects are expected to provide an eco-friendly Mass Rapid Transit System to these two cities in the state of Gujarat.

Metro, metro network

Enjoy scenic views on way to Statue of Unity! Know about Indian Railways vistadome coach in Janshatabdi Exp

The Vistadome coach in the Janshatabdi Express has been provided with a large window for passengers to experience the scenic view on the route to Kevadia.

statue of unity, Vistadome coach

Indian Railways first Rajdhani Express on pull-push technology to run daily from today; see timings & halts

Within less than a month of its launch, the train got such a huge response that two additional coaches- AC 2-Tier and AC 3-Tier were added.

rajdhani, mumbai delhi rajdhani express

Modi government creates record! Completes construction of 534 kilometres National Highway in one week; details

In the current financial year 2020-21, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry has constructed 8,169 kilometres of National Highways from April 2020 to 15 January 2021, i.e. with a speed of around 28.16 kilometres per day.

national highways, construction

Indian Railways connectivity to Statue of Unity! Kevadiya becomes nation’s first Green station; Check details

The newly built Kevadiya station is the nation's first railway station with a Green Building certification.

Kevadiya station, statue of unity

IRCTC to resume food supply: Soon, Indian Railways passengers can enjoy hot & healthy meals while travelling

The e-catering services of Indian Railways will be restarted soon at Kolkata, Sealdah, Howrah, Asansol, Malda, Durgapur and Bhagalpur railway stations under the jurisdiction of the ER zone.

irctc, food

Train to Nepal: Boost for railway connectivity with the Himalayan neighbour! Check details

After Bijalpura, the new railway line will be developed till Bardibas after the Nepal Government hands over land for the railway project.

india nepal railway line, railway project

Construction of new Parliament building begins! Check details of Central Vista Redevelopment Project here

A few days ago, a heritage panel comprised of 14 members gave its approval to the new Parliament building while also giving the green signal to the government's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project.

Central Vista redevelopment, new parliament building

New Delhi Railway Station to get world-class makeover! RLDA organizes virtual roadshows on the project

The Railway Ministry said an enriched passenger experience with complete integration of different transport modes is being planned for NDLS.

NDLS, station redevelopment

Bengaluru’s Namma Metro stretch from Yelachenahalli to Silk Institute launched; open for public from today

On the currently operational line, the newly inaugurated extension has five new metro stations beyond Yelachenahalli Metro Station.

Bengaluru Metro, Namma Metro

Be careful of misleading reports! Indian Railways denies charging extra fares from passengers; details

Even in COVID-19 pandemic times, Indian Railways has been running trains. In many sections, the national transporter is running in low occupancy and still operating in public welfare.

ticket fares, passenger trains

NHAI eyes better traffic management system; Signs MoU with IRTE, IDC to promote road safety; Details here

Under the pact, IRTE will support the highway authority to improve the functional aspects of road geometrics as well as ensure that Traffic Control Devices conform to the standards of IRC to achieve free, efficient and rapid

NHAI, better traffic management

Central Vista Redevelopment Plan: New Parliament building construction to start on January 15; details

A few days ago, a 14-member heritage panel gave its nod for the new Parliament building's construction under the Central Vista redevelopment plan.

Central Vista Redevelopment, New Parliament building

Bengaluru Metro: Kanakapura Namma Metro section to be inaugurated today; will benefit 75,000 commuters

There will be five stations on the 6.29-km long elevated line- Konanakunte Cross, Thalaghattapura, Vajrahalli, Doddakallasandra and Silk Institute.

Bengaluru Metro, Namma Metro

Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail line: Indian Railways starts train operations from Yog Nagari Rishikesh station

The newly built Yog Nagri Rishikesh railway station has been equipped with various modern facilities for the convenience of passengers.

Yog Nagri Rishikesh, railway station

Indian Railways breaks another stereotype! Runs first goods train with an all-woman crew; details here

According to the Western Railway zone, this was a first of its kind for the zonal railway, which ran its first manned goods train with an all women crew.

women crew, goods train

Doodh Specials, Cargo Express: Indian Railways South Central zone creates big milestones in freight operations

The South Central Railway zone has created significant milestones in freight operations in the year 2020.

freight, South Central Railway

Indian Railways to vaccinate its frontline staff against COVID-19; details here

Among other railway departments, ticket checkers, drivers, maintenance staff, inspectors, station officials and the like are being included in the list being compiled in all Indian Railways' zones.

covid-19, railway staff

Bangalore Suburban Railway to be safe, eco-friendly & comfortable! Project to be completed by 2026; details

In the month of October 2020, the Modi government had approved the Railway Ministry’s proposal for the construction of Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project Project (BSRP).

Bangalore Suburban Railway Project, Bengaluru suburban network

Indian Railways DFC project needs daily monitoring to ensure completion by June 2022, says Piyush Goyal

In the first phase of the DFC project, the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) is constructing the Western DFC (1504 Rkm) as well as Eastern DFC (1856 Rkm including PPP Sonnagar-Dankuni section).

DFC, dedicated freight corridor
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