Indian Railways eyes advance payments from premium freight customers to improve balance sheet, operating ratio

Through the advance freight payment scheme, Indian railways will look to improve their operating ratio — the amount spent by the national transporter to earn Rs 100.
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Great step! Indian Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024, become a net-zero emission network

Recently, at the India-Brazil Business Forum, the Railway Minister said that the country is embarking on rapid electrification of the railway network. By the year 2024, the Indian Railways' network wi

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Kerala targets Rs 20,000 crore infrastructure spending by March 2021

The governing body of KIIFB, which met last week, has approved projects worth Rs 4,014 crore.

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Kolkata Metro passengers to soon travel in a Chinese train rake! Here’s what is being planned

Last year, five new rakes manufactured by Indian Railways' Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai were made operational by the Kolkata Metro

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Indian Railways has reason to worry! Revenue from passenger fares continues to fall, but freight a bright spot

Earlier, the earnings of Indian Railways from passenger fare had dipped by an amount of Rs 155 crore in the second quarter as compared to the first quarter.

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Delhi-Mumbai expressway: By 2023, travel by road from Delhi to Mumbai in just 12 hours; Rs 16,000 crore saved

Delhi Mumbai expressway: Come 2023, you can drive on the world-class Delhi-Mumbai expressway which will also be one of India's longest expressway!

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Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express gets new ‘MAGICBOX’ WiFi system with 500 hours of entertainment for passengers

According to the Southern Railway zone, the WIFI entertainment ‘MAGICBOX’ has been pre installed with content such as movies, music, information on government schemes, kids content.

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Goodbye to stinking train toilets! Indian Railways bringing a cleanliness revolution with special bio-toilets

According to data provided by the national transporter, with just a total of 57 bio-toilets in 31 coaches in January 2011, now more than 2.2 lakh bio-toilets have been installed by Indian Railways, co

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Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway project: NHAI to start work on 300 km stretch in Punjab; details

The proposed roadway project will seamlessly connect Delhi to Katra in Jammu and Kashmir through Amritsar via an access-controlled expressway of approximately 600 kilometres in length.

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Delhi Metro on Republic Day 2020: Services to remain curtailed at some stations, parking lots to be closed

Delhi Metro on Republic Day 2020: Apart from restricted access to Delhi Metro stations, all of the metro parking lots will remain closed from 06.00 AM on January 25, 2020 till 2.00 PM on January 26, 2

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Pune Metro becomes fastest metro project in country to reach milestone of trials in just 30 months

Pune Metro: Work has gained pace after green light from new govt, with first stretch of 5 km likely to be launched in April.

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Now, Indian Railways to have SMART Yards to maintain trains! Know about this unique move

The new system will help the national transporter to maintain rolling stock and will leverage ICT systems, sensors and data analytics to gather information on rolling stock conditions.

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Transportation boost for Northeast! Mizoram’s capital city Aizawl to get cable car services; details

The cable car services in Aizawl will also likely to be a booster for urban mobility in the city, given its hilly topography and mild, subtropical climate.

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This Indian Railways TC has collected over Rs 1.5 crore in fines from ticketless passengers!

In 2019, an Indian Railways ticket checker of Central Railway zone caught a total of 22,680 ticketless passengers and collected Rs 1.51 crore fine from them.

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Highway projects on fast track! Nitin Gadkari reviews around 500 road projects worth Rs 3 lakh crore

Gadkari is reviewing all on-going projects of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)/Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), worth Rs 3 lakh crore on Thursday and Friday.

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Indian Railways revamps Nagaland’s Dimapur station with passenger-friendly facilities; beautiful pics here

The Lumding Division has carried out the redevelopment work of the Dimapur station in the last four years, for strengthening the infrastructural and passenger-friendly facilities.

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Indian Railways opens its 1st waste-to-energy plant; here’s why it’s a welcome move

Polycrack is the world’s very first patented heterogeneous catalytic process which converts multiple feedstocks into hydrocarbon liquid fuels, gas, carbon as well as water.

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Indian Railways zone saves crores by operating most number of HOG-enabled trains on network! Details

The HOG conversion work on the WR network was first started at the Mumbai Central Division of the zone in the month of November 2015, when the first rake of train number 12951/12952 Mumbai-New Delhi R

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Delhi’s Central Vista to get Singapore airport-style people mover; Delhi Metro stations to be revamped

Delhi Metro Udyog Bhawan and Central Secretariat stations lie in close proximity to the Vista, hence the plan to revamp the stations is also being considered.

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Wow! Rohtang tunnel, world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet, to become operational soon; details

The ambitious infrastructure project, Rohtang tunnel is being constructed at an elevation of 10,171 feet under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas.

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Indian Railways installs unique system for automatic inspection of wheels; big step towards passenger safety

The automating inspection will lead to "time-based maintenance" and "condition-based predictive maintenance", increasing reliability and also the availability of the rolling assets.

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Indian Railways moves full speed to track punctuality of trains! Real-time information system commissioned

The RTIS system has been commissioned through the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), which is the Information Technology arm of Indian Railways, under the technical guidance of Space Applic

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Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop in limbo? No capacity to experiment with futuristic transport system, says Maha govt

The former BJP-led state government had announced that a Hyperloop would be built between the cities of Pune and Mumbai in Maharashtra. The ambitious Hyperloop project was expected to reduce the trave

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Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express: New private train by IRCTC delayed; around 630 passengers to get refund

The Tejas Express reached the Mumbai Central railway station around 1 hour and 30 minutes late. Now as per IRCTC's policy for its Tejas Express trains, all the passengers are likely to get compensated

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