Infrastructure

Great step! Rail-based logistics terminal coming up at Haridwar; BHEL, CONCOR tie up

BHEL has one of its largest manufacturing units at Haridwar, Uttarakhand, since 1967 and now has three manufacturing units and one research centre in the state.
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India’s first Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to charge passengers for carrying extra baggage! Details here

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

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Higher chances of confirmed train tickets! Indian Railways to offer 4 lakh more berths per day with new tech

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 p

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Indian Railways to the rescue! Water train reaches Chennai amid severe water crisis; big relief for residents

A special water train carrying as many as 50 tank wagons (BTPN) with around 50,000 litres of water in each, left from the Jolarpettai railway station, situated in the city of Vellore, to reach Chennai

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Delhi-Meerut’s rapid rail’s Sarai Kale Khan station to be country’s first mega transit hub! Watch Video

The Sarai Kale Khan RRTS station in Delhi will act as a mega transit hub with multi model integration as the three prioritized RRTS corridors, Delhi-Meerut, Delhi-Alwar and Delhi-Panipat will converge

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Indian Railways finalises details of India’s first ‘private’ train! Railway Board officials meet stakeholders

While the New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express has already been identified to be given to private players, the national transporter is yet to finalise the second train.

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Not much success so far, but Indian Railways bets big on PPPs

In the Budget, the PPP mode has been recommended for tracks, rolling stock manufacturing and delivery of passenger and freight services.

The DK Mittal committee in its report in 2014 suggested PPP investments in core operational areas of the railways. (PTI File photo) News

Indian Railways bets on rise in freight traffic and earnings from it; details here

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 hi

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Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor to connect Palwal to Sonipat, run along Western Peripheral Expressway; details

Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor: A double rail line which will connect Sonipat to Palwal and once operational, will run along the Western Peripheral Expressway or the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Express

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Indian Railways not to be privatised, clarifies Piyush Goyal; here’s what the Railway Minister said

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 servi

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Delhi Metro free for women: HC dismisses plea challenging proposal; imposes Rs 10,000 cost

With Assembly polls due early next year in the city, the Aam Aadmi Party government in June announced that it has proposed to make metro and bus travels free for women in Delhi "to encourage them to u

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Big infra boost from Modi Cabinet! Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-III gets nod; to connect major rural areas

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: The scheme aims to give a major developmental boost to unconnected villages and its habitation routes.

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Safety comes first! Why Indian Railways is replacing old ICF-design coaches with modern LHB ones

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 manufacturi

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Delhi Metro trains and stations to soon have free WiFi service for commuters! Details here

Delhi Metro: Except Delhi Metro Magenta Line and Delhi Metro Lines, all other corridors will have the Wi-Fi facility at all its' stations and in moving trains by the end of this year.

Delhi Metro News

Major safety loopholes at Chennai, Ahmedabad Airports! DGCA issues show-cause notices; check details

The inspection by DGCA officials revealed that concrete slabs, open concrete chambers were found on the runway strip and a number of large loose stones were found at the runway end safety area in Chen

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IRCTC train ticket prices to go up soon! How Indian Railways plans to make passengers give up their subsidy

The idea is to urge passengers to voluntarily forego the subsidy component of their train ticket fare for a better, modern rail system.

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Barhni-Kathmandu railway line: Modi government looks to expedite the proposed India-Nepal rail link project

The survey for new broad gauge line from Barhni in Uttar Pradesh, to Kathmandu, capital of Nepal was sanctioned in the year 2015-16.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Section of India’s first high-speed 300 kmph train corridor to open by 2022

The tender for the 237-km elevated section will be awarded by NHSRCL by the end of this year, leaving 30 months for the completion of the civil work involved.

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Budget 2019 for Delhi-Meerut RRTS: Rapid rail corridor gets Rs 974 crore; travel time to be just 55 minutes!

Budget 2019: The 82-km long Delhi-Meerut rapid rail corridor, which is the first corridor prioritized for implementation in the RRTS project, will bring down the travel time between Delhi and Meerut t

Budget 2019 News

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express to be Indian Railways 1st ‘private’ train; know its schedule, luxury features

Tejas Express, Indian Railways aircraft-like luxury chair car service, may become the first train to be run by private operators.

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Indian Railways Guntakal station becomes first to install ‘Ulta Chaata’ for rainwater harvesting!

As many as six such 'Ulta Chaatas' which are canopies shaped like inverted umbrellas with solar panels fitted on top, have been installed at the Guntakal railway station of Andra Pradesh.

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Indian Railways eyes private investment via PPPs for semi-high speed corridor, regional connectivity

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 project

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Budget 2019: Delhi Metro gets a boost! Rs 400 crore allocated for project expansion

Budget 2019: Presently, the Delhi Metro network spans across a distance of 373 km and has as many as 271 stations. With the current allocation, the metro project is set to receive a big boost as the D

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Indian Railways builds longest electrified tunnel in record time! Key features of this game-changing project

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 it

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