Indian Railways delivers two modern DEMU trains to Nepal for Jayanagar-Kurtha railway link

These DEMU 1600 HP trains will run between Jayanagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal. The Jayanagar - Kurtha Railway link that is 34 kilometres long, has been set up by IRCON.

Infra boost for Bihar! PM Modi lays foundation stone for 9 highway projects, inaugurates optical fibre services

These highway projects are expected to provide better connectivity, convenience as well as economic growth in and around Bihar.

Kanpur Metro Project: City looks to come of age with new metro network

With a Rs 5,552-crore loan from EIB in its kitty, the UP govt is burning midnight oil to commission the first stretch of Rs 11,076-cr project by the end of next year

The urgency with which the project is being implemented is linked to Kanpur's dire need for a modern and efficient public transport system.

COVID-19 impact on Delhi Metro: DMRC suffers loss of over Rs 1600 crore due to closure of metro services

On 7 September, the metro services were resumed in a phased manner and on 12 September, full-fledged normal operations were resumed.

86 year old dream comes true! PM Modi inaugurates Indian Railways’ Kosi Rail Mahasetu in Bihar; top 5 facts

Indian Railways' Kosi Mega Bridge project was completed during the coronavirus pandemic and for its completion, migrant labourers also participated.

Indian Railways trains fares to soon include ‘user charge’ for stations similar to flight fares; details

Indian Railways will only levy the charge on all major railway stations of India where the passenger footfall will increase in the next five years.

Make in India boost! Indian Railways eyes over $4 bn investments with world-class private passenger trains

The national transporter has stated that it is eyeing over $4 billion investments with private passenger train services.

Delhi Metro Phase 4 Project: DMRC assigns line number and colour code of three priority corridors; details

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has recently assigned the line number and colour code of the three priority corridors, that are being developed under the Phase 4 project of the Delhi Metro rai

Watch video: How the new Pamban Bridge will be Indian Railways’ first vertical lift sea bridge; details

The foundation stone of this 2 km long railway sea bridge, connecting Rameswaram on Pamban island and mainland India, was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March, last year, in Kanyakumari.

PM Modi to inaugurate Kosi Rail Mahasetu and new Indian Railways’ lines, electrification projects in Bihar

The inauguration of this bridge is an important moment in Bihar's history along with the entire region connecting to the country's Northeastern part.

What are clone trains? Indian Railways to run 20 pairs of new special trains soon; know everything about them

Indian Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of clone special train services from 21 September 2020, considering the huge demand for travel on specific routes.

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Atal Tunnel: World’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet, connecting Manali to Leh, completed in 10 years

The strategically important infrastructure project, the Rohtang Tunnel has been named after former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Indian Railways’ New Delhi railway station to be world-class; GMR, Adani participate in pre-bid meeting

The New Delhi railway station redevelopment project would be developed on a Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Transfer, also known as the DBFOT model for 60 years' concession period.

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Delhi Metro develops ‘Make in India’ signalling technology; to be used for Red Line, Phase IV project

The indigenously developed technology, i-ATS will minimize Indian metro systems' dependence on foreign vendors dealing with such technologies.

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IRCTC special trains update: Indian Railways announces 40 clone trains for passengers – see full list

These 20 pairs of clone trains will be in addition to the 310 special trains that have already been pressed into service since the COVID-19 lockdown was partially lifted.

Delhi Metro back on track! Around 2.5 lakh riders use metro service till Monday evening; details

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has also been reaching out to Delhi Metro commuters through social media to inform them that the services of peak hours are now available in non-peak hours as well.

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Piyush Goyal reviews Indian Railways’ DFC project and upcoming dashboard to monitor its progress in real-time

The DFC project, which comprises of Eastern DFC and Western DFC, will change the way India transports goods by enhancing connectivity, reducing logistics as well as by increasing freight speed.


Infra pipeline: Only a fifth of large projects ready for tenders: report

According to a research report by Emkay Global that reviewed the top 1,000 projects accounting for over 80% of the pipeline value, only a fifth are “close to tender-ready stage”.

Delhi Metro Phase 4 project: Metro stations to accept ‘One Nation One Card’, mobile phones for entry

The NCMC, known as 'One Nation One Card' is an inter-operable transport card, launched to allow the public to pay multiple kinds of transport charges, including metro and bus services, through a commo

India’s first bullet train project faces resistance from farmers over compensation issue

Office bearers of Gujarat Khedut Samaj are holding meetings with affected farmers in South Gujarat to create awareness related to these issues.

According to him, the high speed rail project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is a multi-state project and hence it should be implemented as per central government norms

Clipping wings: Cap on airport ownership likely

After Adani won all 6 airports in previous round, new rules may be enforced before next round of privatisation

In the last round of airport privatisation in 2019, the Adani Group had bagged all the six airports and recently the government completed the exercise of awarding all of them on lease to it.

Indian Railways Nagpur station to get a makeover! Heritage Conservation Committee approves redevelopment plan

The redevelopment works on Nagpur station will be conducted by the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC).

Delhi Metro Phase-4 project may get delayed by two-three months; not much cost escalation due to COVID-19

The Phase-4 Delhi Metro project has been affected due to the pandemic and the lockdown, but it would not get delayed by more than two-three months.

Siemens, Hitachi among ten in fray for Rs 471-crore DFC project after China firm’s exit

The DFCs comprising the Eastern and Western corridors is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects being undertaken by the government at an overall cost of Rs 81,459 crore.

The project involves installation of signalling systems in 417 km of railway line in the Kanpur-Deen Dayal Upadhyay section.
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