Infrastructure

Govt undertakes 14 railway projects worth Rs 22,000 crore in Eastern India to reduce time & cost of coal transportation

“The government is endeavoring for a cleaner environment has placed great impetus to further develop rail transportation of coal,” a written statement by the ministry said.

Indian Railways’ Chennai-Mumbai Express train completes 100 years of service

The Chennai-Mumbai Express train passes through a total of 31 railway stations between the cities of Chennai and Mumbai running via popular destinations Pune, Solapur, Daund, Yadgir, Raichur, Cuddapah

Chennai-Mumbai Superfast, railways

Monetisation: NHAI targets to raise Rs 2 lakh crore in three years

While more stretches are to be added to the InvIT in future, the authority exercised the third option of toll securitisation for raising Rs 9,731 crore to part-fund the Delhi-Mumbai greenfield express

None of the bidders matched up the floor price of Rs 5,632 for 586.55-km length in the second TOT bundle, forcing NHAI to abandon the plan. Cube Highways bagged the third bundle of 566 km for an upfront consideration of Rs 5,011 crore. The fourth round of auction was cancelled.

Total 1,37,191 accidents occur on national highways in 2019: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said projects of about 1,870 km have been planned for upgradation from four-lane to six-lane or higher configuration in the entire country.

Strategically important Munsiyari-Milam road to be complete by 2023-end, says BRO official

Once this road is complete, it would be easy to reach the last security posts that are located at the Indo-China border in Johar Valley by vehicles.

For first time, Indian Railways Eastern zone installs solar panels embedded roof over platform shelters; details

For the first time, the zonal railway has installed solar panels embedded roof over platform shelters instead of roof panels at Dankuni railway station in West Bengal.

railways, solar panel

Indian Railways introduces 8 additional AC local trains for Mumbai commuters’ convenience; See timings, halts

Now, according to the Railway Ministry, the total number of AC EMU services has increased from the existing 12 services to 20 services.

Mumbai local trains, suburban trains

Central Vista Redevelopment Work following non-polluting norms: Centre to SC

While hearing a plea seeking steps to rein in air pollution in the national capital earlier this week, the Supreme Court had asked the Central government to explain what it was doing about constructio

Central Vista, construction

Laos-China railway to launch as debt to Beijing mounts

The 1,035-kilometer (642-mile) line opens this week to cargo but no regular passengers due to anti-pandemic travel curbs.Poor countries welcome China's initiative.

Laos-China railway

Kerala govt to sign agreement with Surface Transport, Railway ministries to build bridges at level crossings

The tripartite agreement or an MoU would be signed between the state government and Union Ministries of Surface Transport and Railways to reduce the number of the level crossings with the high traffic

level crossings, bridges

Attention Indian Railways passengers with Universal Pass! Here’s how to book tickets through UTS Mobile App

UTS on mobile app is an official android mobile ticketing app of Indian Railways to book unreserved train tickets.

UTS, railway universal pass

Better safety and comfort! Indian Railways upgrades Guwahati-Jorhat Jan Shatabdi Express with LHB rake

Indian Railways has recently converted the existing Integral Coach Factory (ICF) designed rake of Train Number 12067/12068 Jan Shatabdi Express to Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) rake.

LHB, Jan Shatabdi Express

What’s causing Elephant deaths on rail tracks? CAG’s scathing report enlists reasons

The audit analysis of identified passages and elephant deaths on rail track revealed that more elephant casualties were reported in those locations which were identified as elephant passages.

elephants, rail tracks

Indian Railways rolls out first-ever 3 Phase MEMU rake! Check out all salient features here

The rake has been provided with ethernet-based Train Control & Management system (TCMS), which offers precise train control other than RDM (Rescue Drive Mode) feature which limits the train speed to 6

3 Phase MEMU rake, RCF

RedBus and IRCTC join hands! Now enjoy seamless & fast Indian Railways ticket booking on RedRail

All of the scheduled train services of IRCTC, which includes nearly 9 million daily seats, will now also be available on the RedBus app for booking.

RedBus, RedRail

Delhi Metro unveils 1st refurbished train procured under Phase-1; From CCTV to LCD route map, see new features

The trains, as part of this mid-life refurbishment, are being modified/retrofitted with many new modern features to bring them at par with the rest of the metro trains which were subsequently introduc

Delhi Metro, DMRC

Indian Railways to introduce AC locals on Mumbai’s Harbour line from this date; Check revised timetable here

All Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT)-Andheri services and Panvel-Andheri services will be extended to and from Goregaon station.

Mumbai local, railways

Indian Railways Jiriram-Imphal Line: World’s tallest railway bridge pier coming up in Manipur; project details here

The bridge at Noney Valley, which is being developed at a pier height of 141 metres, will surpass the Mala - Rijeka viaduct's existing record of 139 meters, located in Montenegro, Europe.

Jiriram-Imphal Line; tallest railway bridge pier

Indian Railways Signal & Telecommunications Workshop, Mettuguda starts manufacturing Point Machines; benefits

The production from this Indian Railways unit will be able to cater to the requirement of the South Central Railway zone, besides supplying to other zonal railways.

railways, Point Machines

Noida International Airport: Clearance for work at Jewar site

With its foundation having been laid, the NCR's second international airport is expected to launch operations by the year 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits an exhibition on the Noida International Airport at Jewar in Greater Noida on Thursday (Image: PTI)

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor: Four industrial smart cities being developed, says Commerce Ministry

Anchor investors in these cities/nodes include companies such as HYOSUNG (South Korea), HAIER (China), NLMK (Russia), AMUL, and TATA Chemicals.

DMIC, industrial smart cities

Attention passengers! Indian Railways rolls back platform ticket fare in Mumbai; Here’s how much it will cost

In the light of the easing of restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the decision to revert back the platform ticket price has been taken by the national transporter.

platform ticket, Mumbai division

PM Modi’s Jal Jeevan Mission will obliterate a slew of problems, including health

Punjab is a land with numerous rivers. We have been blessed with clean and wholesome water for drinking and irrigation for thousands of years. However, times have changed dramatically, and we now stru

water supply

Here’s everything to know about Indian Railways’ Bharat Gaurav scheme launched for private players

Through this policy, which offers the “Right of Use” of Indian Railways' rakes and infrastructure to operators, the national transporter has liberalized and simplified a part of operations that wa

railways, Bharat Gaurav
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