Infrastructure

Train 18 a super hit! Indian Railways asks ICF to make 4 more engine-less Train 18 sets this fiscal year

Train 18 a super hit! With trials of Indian Railways first engine-less train for long-distance travel proving to be a success, Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has asked ICF, Chennai to expedite manufacturing of more such train sets.

Delhi Metro Phase IV: Travel made easy for Delhiites! In 5 years, all remote areas to be linked; details here

Once, the Delhi government and the Centre approve Phase IV project of Delhi Metro, it will take five years for the 104 km of tracks to come up, reducing the journey time across the city.

Kumbh Mela: Indian Railways gives a beautiful makeover to Prayagraj stations; check wonderful images

In another step to leave a long-lasting impression on railway passengers, Indian Railways is giving a new makeover to all railway stations of Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad. Thus, to welcome p

Western Peripheral Expressway: Pay this amount from December 15 to use Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway

When motorists enter the KMP expressway, they will be issued a ticket through any of the 10 entry-exit points along the 135.6 km-long stretch between Palwal and Kundli. While leaving the expressway, t

No more water woes in trains: New plan by Indian Railways to fill coaches in just 5 minutes!

Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry is likely to launch the system in the month of March next year at over 142 railway stations which have the water filling system for trains. Moreover, an amount of Rs

Bullet train project: JICA team meets Gujarat farmers opposed to land acquisition

Several farmers have challenged the state government's land acquisition process in the Gujarat High Court. They claim the process is not in accordance with the law.

Kerala CM appeals to Centre not to lease out Thiruvananthapuram airport under PPP mode

The feasibility study of a new airport proposed to be built at Erumeli near Sabarimala Temple was going on, the chief minister said and requested the Centre's support for the project as well.

Kannur International Airport opens in Kerala! Cheer for Malayalis in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Delhi; 10 facts

Kannur International Airport opens! In a big cheer for the people of Kerala, the state got its fourth airport today. Now, flying to Kannur from Hindon will be as affordable as Rs 3,119!

Exclusive: Indian Railways rolls out Train 18-like MEMU train for short distance inter-city travel!

Indian Railways has emulated the success of Train 18 for manufacturing a new type of MEMU. ICF Chennai is all set the roll out a new MEMU train that will have all equipment underslung, like the engine

Train 18 at 180 kmph! Watch phenomenal video of the engine-less train scorching Indian Railways tracks

Train 18, scorching the Indian Railways tracks, at an amazing speed of 180 kmph is a feast for every Indian's eyes! From the sheer speed to the sound of the train zipping past - this video is rightly

Be greeted with a Namaste! Delhi’s IGI Airport officials get trained in addressing passengers

With the help of IndiGo airlines, a workshop was organised where ‘behavioural’ and communication skills were conferred to the officials. Known as the 'behavioural high fives' programme, it was att

Indian Railways new luxury IRCTC Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train is here! Check dates, fares and other details

The itinerary of the unique train tour covers holy sites like Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Varanasi and a few others. The tour offers a train tour package of 8 days/7 nights covering the places in India

Benefits of being an Indian Railways passenger! Get discount on Air India by booking tickets of this train

Passengers booking tickets for Maharajas' Express can avail 17% discount on Air India tickets to any part of the country. IRCTC has signed an MoU to promote special tour packages for the flagship tour

Clean Ganga to be a reality soon? Modi government promises to clean 80% of the holy river by March 2019

Nearly Rs 26,000 crore is being spent on cleaning the river which is highly polluted, under the National Mission for Clean Ganga. In October, Gadkari had set March 2019 as the deadline to clean 80 per

Making Delhi’s IGI Airport emergency ready! Special training for cargo, CISF workers, airline staff

The training will be conducted by the NDMA officials along with DRDO and AAI. Officials, CISF, cargo workers, airlines staff and firefighters will be trained at the airport to handle CBRN emergency si

Delhi Metro eases commuter woes! New skywalk to connect Durgabai Deshmukh station to Dhaula Kuan

This skywalk will ease the way for passengers on the Pink Line to access the Airport Line, which till now was a 1.2-km trek between the 2 stations. Travelators will connect Pink Line to the Airport Ex

World-record for Indian Railways: Diesel locomotive converted to electric; crores saved! Watch video

In a first of its kind notable initiative, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has decided to convert its diesel locomotives to electric traction during their midlife rehabilitation.

Say goodbye to jerky train rides! By January 2019, Indian Railways to offer a new experience on these trains

Indian Railways passengers can now look forward to jerk-free smooth rides on Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express trains. As part of its plan to upgrade premium services, Indian Railways is undertaking the e

Noida Metro Aqua Line extension approved! UP government gives nod for 15-km metro link to Greater Noida

The UP government approved the 15-km Metro link between Noida’s Sector 71 with Greater Noida West’s Sector Knowledge Park-V - the second phase of the Metro link from Noida to Greater Noida. The pr

Bogibeel bridge: PM Modi to inaugurate India’s longest rail-road bridge on Dec 25; watch breathtaking video

The Bogibeel bridge connects the north and south banks of the Brahmaputra river and falls in the eastern part of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. It will provide connectivity to the northeast. PM Modi wil

Delhi Metro Blue Line services briefly affected due to snag on Karol Bagh-Dwarka section

Train services were briefly affected on the Delhi Metro's Blue Line Wednesday due to signalling issues on the Karol Bagh-Dwarka section, officials said.

Soon fly from Delhi to Kerala in just Rs 3119! Modi government’s affordable UDAN option for god’s own country

This is part of Modi government's UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagarik) scheme that aims to provide regional connectivity. A civilian terminal is coming up at the Indian Air Force's (IAF) Hindon airbase, wh

Women safety gets priority! Indian Railways reserves 6 berths in AC 3-tier of Rajdhani, air-conditioned trains

According to Railway Board circular the reserved seat quota is in addition to a combined quota of four lower berths per coach allotted in AC 3-tier for senior citizens, female passengers above the age

Train 18, Indian Railways fastest engine-less train, is also fire-proof!

Train 18 is safe for passengers as its coaches are fitted with fire-resistant fibre composites. In case of fire thes components do not generate poisonous gases or molten droplets; keeping escape ways

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