On a loan sought by the former Chief Minister, the World Bank was considering lending an amount of $300 million for infrastructure development in the capital of the state, under the Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Developm
Seeing some members expressing concerns over toll collection in different parts of the country, the Union Minister said that the money collected through toll from those areas which have capacity to pay are utilized for constr
Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha has sent a letter to the Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav, asking to implement six potentially transformative ideas, as part of the ambitious 100-day agenda drawn up by the second term of Modi govern
The Railway Ministry believes that the Sahjanwa- Dohrighat railway line project is needed for better socio economic development of the hinterland of this backward area with the help of the national transporter.
Train 18 production on track: The new system makes it mandatory for Indian Railways production units to follow the Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) specifications while issuing a tender.
Vande Bharat Express: Following the grand success of Indian Railways' first semi high-speed self-propelled engineless - Train 18, connecting Delhi and Varanasi, the second Vande Bharat Express will now be introduced on the De
The National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL), which is executing the country's first-ever bullet train project, plans to charge the passengers for the bags they check-in, to discourage travellers from carrying heavy lugg
Under this new system, the power supply is tapped from overhead power lines and is distributed to train coaches. At present, the power tapped from overhead tension wires through an equipment, called pantograph is used to run
The Railway Minister said that focused investments for augmenting transportation capacities of the national transporter on major freight routes are currently being undertaken in order to facilitate higher freight volumes.
Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has proposed a 100-day roadmap for the national transporter, and the plan to get private players for operating passenger trains to provide world-class passenger services is part of that.
Currently, a total of 411 pairs of trains are operating with LHB coaches on Indian Railways' network. From the financial year 2018-19 onwards, the Indian Railways production units are only manufacturing LHB coaches.
Piyush Goyal said that viability gap funding, public-private partnership (PPP) and government expenditure are some of the financing options that Indian Railways is mulling for various upcoming projects.
The tunnel has been completed in a record time of 43 months, enabling Indian Railways to start freight operations on this crucial line, which has reduced the distance between Krishnapatnam Port and its hinterland areas by 60
Railway Budget 2019: According to Finance Minister, the infrastructure of Indian Railways would need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018-2030. The capital expenditure for 2019-20 has been pegged at Rs 1,60,176 cror
Railway Budget 2019: In the Union Budget 2019 speech, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke of the need for massive investments in Indian Railways and how the private sector can play a key role in the same.