Infrastructure

Attention train passengers! These Indian Railways special trains to resume in the coming days

Earlier, several special trains were temporarily suspended due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
special trains, railways

NHAI to mop up Rs 15,000 cr via monetisation this fiscal

The NHAI InvIT, the second one promoted by a public sector entity after PGlnvlT, sponsored by power transmission utility PGCIL, was launched in late April. It will be out of bounds for retail investor

NHAI has raised around Rs 17,000 crore through the ToT model so far by granting in long-term lease in three bundles out of the five attempted so far. The sixth bundle could also have taken off by now but for the subdued traffic on roads.

Soon, more seaplane flight services! 28 seaplane routes, 14 water aerodromes under development, says Govt

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed on 15 June 2021 by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways in order to develop seaplane flight services in

seaplane, aerodromes

More Indian Railways trains to resume soon! See full train list here

The operation of several special train services, which were earlier temporarily suspended or cancelled by the national transporter, are now being resumed.

special trains, railways

Indian Railways to use 5 MHz Spectrum to provide LTE based Mobile Train Radio Communication; see benefits

With this spectrum, the national transporter has envisaged providing Long Term Evolution (LTE) based Mobile Train Radio Communication on its route.

signalling system, railways

Railways plans Rs 56,955 cr spend in 5 years for signalling, telecom systems

The Cabinet had announced earlier this month, on June 9, the allocation of 5 MHz spectrum in 700 MHz band for the Railways which will be used for providing LTE based mobile train radio communication a

The CCTV system to improve security has been provided at 801 stations and balance are also planned.

Innovative, effective solutions for safety on roads, highways: Vikramjiet Roy, MD, Maccaferri India explains

Hilly terrains are challenging for construction due to steep cuttings, soil retention, drainage, landslides which may lead to many calamities and loss of life.

Road safety, Highways safety, hilly roads, Vikramjiet Roy, Maccaferri, Geosynthetics, Rockfall Protection

In a first, Indian Railways comes up with SOP for staff to deal with train fires

The training material for railway staff developed as per the new SOP said that more people in train accidents expired due to suffocation from smoke rather than actual burning.

fire, SOP

Tourism boost for Ayodhya! UP Cabinet approves bus station and airport road expansion projects

About nine acres is available with the Department of Culture and would be transferred to the Department of Transport free of cost to construct the bus station.

Ayodhya, UP

Indian Railways narrow gauge trains to chug in the Kangra Valley again! Check here for details

Travelling passengers must follow all COVID-19 pandemic related guidelines and protocols issued by the state and central governments in the trains as well as at railway stations.

railways, trains

Attention train passengers! Indian Railways extends discount scheme on tickets booked through UPI

The provision of 5 per cent discount o­n the total value of basic ticket fare o­n booking of reserved ticket through UPI including BHIM application across computerized PRS counters at railway statio

railways, UPI

Faster commute! Indian Railways completes Jalgaon-Bhadli third line speed trial up to 122 kmph; watch video

Despite COVID-19 challenges, the national transporter has been continuously working towards increasing the speed limits across various sections of the rail network.

railways, speed

Indian Railways to resume Mangaluru-Mumbai Matsyagandha Express from tomorrow; check timings & halt stations

The train has a total of 22 coaches, including two 2 Tier AC coaches, three 3 Tier AC coaches, ten Sleeper coaches, five 2nd seating coaches, and two Seating-cum-Luggage Rake (SLR) coaches.

train, railways

Indian Railways’ earnings from sale of platform tickets dipped by 94% due to COVID-19

The low earning from platform tickets is due to restrictions imposed on entry into railway stations because of the COVID-19 crisis.

platform tickets, railways

Covid impact! Work delayed on Chandni Chowk, DND-Ashram & other infra projects in Delhi; deadlines revised

The redeveloped Chandni Chowk's inauguration was scheduled for April 17 but it was cancelled due to the pandemic.

Delhi, projects

Futuristic infra project to elevate Udaipur’s rank under Smart City Mission

Damodar Ropeway and Infra Limited, a private player will be investing approximately Rs. 20 crores to complete ropeway project in the city.

Rajnath Singh inaugurates BRO’s two Centres for Excellence

While dedicating the two Centres, Mr Singh expressed appreciation of the efforts of BRO in establishing the Centres of Excellence.

They have been established by BRO and dedicated by the defence minister Rajnath Singh.

‘Make in India’ boost! Indian Railways exports another 3000 HP locomotive to Mozambique

Despite COVID-19 challenges, Indian Railways has exported a 3000 HP Locomotive to Mozambique, in addition to two locomotives that were exported in March 2021.

locomotive, make in india

More Indian Railways’ Special Trains to resume; see train list & their restoration dates

The operation of several Special Trains, which were earlier temporarily cancelled by the national transporter in various sections, are now being resumed.

special trains, railways

What is Delhi Master Plan 2041? Know about its main focus areas, challenges & other details

The draft includes analysis, proposals, recommendations, considering the population, economy, transportation, housing, land use and community facilities.

Delhi, master plan

As monsoon rains lash Mumbai, here’s how Indian Railways plans to ensure smooth and convenient suburban rail services

To have real time and authentic rain data four numbers automatic rain gauge have been installed now in association with India Meteorological Department and ten numbers installed by the Western Railway

Mumbai, Monsoon

NHAI lashes whip again; Bars another company

Upon non-compliance, a show-cause notice was issued to Gayatri Projects. The reply given by the contractor explaining the deficiencies were found to be unsatisfactory.

Some major deficiencies in the project included, cracks in concrete pavement at many places, poor progress of work and lack of safety measures on the project and road signages and furniture missing, compromising road safety of the users, the authority said.

Bengaluru Suburban Rail: Tender for this Indian Railways project in October; details

On Wednesday, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa reviewed the progress in the suburban rail project as well as other Metro Rail projects.

Bengaluru, Suburban Rail

Indian Railways to introduce six more trains this month! See train list, dates and other details

These trains will provide convenient and safe travel to passengers.

trains, railways
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