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Covid-19 2.0: Migrant crisis returns! Indian Railways steps up special services

At present, the Indian Railways is running 1,512 mail/express and festival specials, on an average per day, up from the 1,490 such services last week.

Tracing the course of infra technology Indian ropeways have been using since the 1970s

With the advancement in building and erecting these wonders of infrastructure, the popularity and acceptance of ropeways started to fill a gap in the Indian modes of transportation and mobility.

Delhi Metro passengers take note! DMRC revises operational plan for 6-day lockdown; increases train frequency

On Monday, the Delhi Metro Rail Network said that metro services during the lockdown period for peak hours (8:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the morning and 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the evening) will be available with a frequency of half an hour.

Indian Railways’ first ‘Oxygen Express’ with seven empty tankers leaves for Vizag; details

The roll-on-roll-off (Ro-Ro) train with seven empty tankers left for the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant at 8.05 PM from Kalamboli goods yard, around 40 kilometres from here in Navi Mumbai.

Ken-Betwa Link Project to provide water security in Bundelkhand, ensure conservation of species: Bhopal Singh, DG, NWDA

A comprehensive LMP is being prepared by Wildlife Institute of India under supervision of National Tiger Conservation Authority and Forest departments for not only taking mitigation measures but also enhancing the conservation and carrying capacity of Panna Tiger Reserve.

Delhi government requests Indian Railways to deploy COVID-19 care coaches at two stations; details

The facilities at government hospitals as well as private hospitals available are getting strained and there is an urgent requirement for more number of COVID-19 bed facilities.

Indian Railways’ big effort to fight COVID-19; Readies over 4,000 isolation coaches

Isolation covid care coaches have started functioning at Nandurbar, in the state of Maharashtra with COVID-19 positive patients being admitted.

Indian Railways to run Oxygen Express trains in green corridors

Oxygen is critical in the treatment of certain medical conditions in Covid infection and the national transporter has made a movement plan for dispatch of 10 empty tankers on April 19.

No stopping the Metro juggernaut

Even the pandemic hasn’t been able to impact the projects, with tendering and order award continuing unabated.

Reforms in Indian Railways: Here’s why private trains are a win-win proposition

Besides luring high-end travellers, the move would entail benefits that help reform Indian Railways in the long run

Indian Railways’ decision to check Covid transmission, to fine people without mask on its premises; Check details

Travelling via trains? Make sure your mask is covering your mouth and nose properly unless you want to pay a fine.

Fighting Coronavirus Pandemic: Indian Railways to transport liquid medical oxygen

The policy, made public late Friday night, said the cryogenic tankers will be transported as a paid-for roll on-roll of (Ro-Ro) service to various destinations across states.

Indian Railways rules out running migrants-special trains, plans 5,000 coaches as Covid-care centres

To clear the extra rush, it is also operating 140 additional trains which will make 483 trips in April and May. These trains are for destinations with high demand

Driving in the hills to become safer: MESPL develops unique alert device that helps prevent rockfall accidents

The device which has been designed to provide rockfall protection is capable of providing real time updates not only at the time of rockfall events but also provides constant information about the status of rockfall protection, the company has claimed.

Attention Delhi Metro commuters! Metro services to be available with a headway of 15 minutes this weekend

In the two Delhi Metro sections, where there is a bifurcation in the metro network i.e., Blue Line's Noida/Vaishali section and Green Line's Kirti Nagar/Inderlok section, the headway will become double i.e. the metro train services will be available after every 30 minutes.

World’s highest railway bridge: Watch the journey of Indian Railways engineering marvel, Chenab Bridge

It is said that the completion of the steel arch was one of the most challenging parts of the bridge over the Chenab river.

Indian Railways restores train services to 70% of pre-Covid level; details

As per official data, the national transporter further plans to press into service 133 additional trains over the next two weeks including 88 summer special trains and 45 festival special trains.

COVID-19 2nd wave: Indian Railways undertakes cleaning, disinfection of trains, station premises; see pics

The Railway Ministry has appealed to railway users to follow COVID-19 guidelines for safe train journey.

Domestic airlines may cut losses to Rs 10,000 crore this fiscal: CRISIL Ratings

These losses, however, will still be 35-40 per cent lower compared to Rs 14,000-15,000 crore estimated losses in the previous financial year, CRISIL Ratings said.

Waste water reuse: Nagpur working towards waste water treatment and reuse as water shortage becomes a gaping problem

Nagpur has a population of about 27 lakh people, and it had been using 700 MLD of fresh water.