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Kozhikode plane crash: DGCA reprimanded Airport Director for cracks, water stagnation on runway last year

The notice was issued to K Srinivasa Rao, director of the airport after DGCA conducted an inspection and found lapses in the safety and infrastructural standards of the airport.

Tabletop runway: What is it and why these airports are risky- Explained

The recent crash of Air India Express Plane with 191 people at the Kozhikode airport has pointed out how risky tabletop runways can be.

Rohtang Tunnel: Next month, PM Modi likely to inaugurate world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet

The Rohtang Tunnel, which is a strategically important infrastructure project is being completed at a cost of around Rs 3,200 crore.

Kisan Rail: Indian Railways starts first-ever multi-commodity train service today; top 10 facts

The Kisan Rail train service, which is expected to be a big boon to farmers, was flagged off via video conferencing by Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchyati Raj, and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

Boost for farmers! Indian Railways to run first Kisan Rail special service between Maharashtra-Bihar; details

Piyush Goyal chaired Railway Ministry is introducing the first Kisan Rail service from Devlali in the state of Maharashtra to Danapur in the state of Bihar on 7 August 2020 at 11:00 AM.

Ayodhya railway station set for boost! Indian Railways expects huge traffic to Ram Mandir town; readies plan

After the Ram temple is opened to the public, the footfall in Ayodhya railway station is estimated to jump at least 12 times from the present 5,000 per day, bringing it on par with Prayagraj and Varanasi.

Indian Railways’ top posts may be filled via selection panel, not seniority alone; details here

The merger has been protested by civil servants in Indian Railways, who are into three services – Personnel, Traffic, and Accounts.

Indian Railways 1st airport-like hub, Habibganj station, to be ready soon! Almost 98% civil work complete

Soon, Indian Railways' Habibganj station is slated to become India's first airport-like world-class railway station. According to IRSDC, the tentative project completion target is December 2020.

To prevent train delays, Indian Railways introduces OHE Inspection app for real-time monitoring; details

The OHE Inspection app will allow capturing real time OHE (Overhead Equipment) defects as well as send alerts. The app has been rolled out on a Pan India basis.

Reforms driven agenda: Why it’s time to modernise the Indian Railways & make it world-class

The introduction of PPP in Indian Railways is a welcome step and can lead to the kind of reforms that can help transform India and make it a global leader

Indian Railways’ DLW sets new record in electric locomotive production amidst COVID-19 outbreak; details here

The record production of electric rail locomotives by the Diesel Locomotive Works in July 2020 is a milestone for Indian Railways, keeping in view the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Agra Metro: How the new metro project is a green solution for the city’s traffic woes

With the SC approving the project on condition that 18,230 trees are planted as part of its execution, Agra is likely to have a Metro network in place by March 2024.

Indian Railways creates new ‘Make in India’ record! RCF achieves its highest monthly production of LHB coaches

Under the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Modi government, the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala has created a new record.

Indian Railways’ Ayodhya station to be modelled on the Ram temple; see stunning pics, top-class features

Indian Railways' Ayodhya railway station is all set to get a world-class makeover! The Ayodhya railway station, which falls under the Northern Railway zone, is currently being modelled on the Ram temple.

Private trains fares: Indian Railways to set no upper limit on ticket prices? What we know

Private Trains on Indian Railways network: Private players who will be operating trains on the Indian Railways network will have no upper limit to fix the fares and will not require any approval from any authority.

Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link: How Indian Railways is looking to complete one of its toughest projects

The total length of the tunnels on the new Indian Railways line is 163 kilometres and of this, 126 kilometres have already completed.

Why Indian Railways wants private passenger trains on its network – everything you want to know

To run 151 private trains, which represent only around 5% of total trains run across the country, for 35 years, 109 busy routes have been identified by the government.

Ayodhya Bypass: Construction, beautification work in progress for project worth Rs 55 crore; details

To lay the foundation stone of the Ram Temple on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the city.

Indian Railways introduces innovative Rail Bicycle for inspection, monitoring & repair of tracks; watch video

Just after a heavy rain shower, bridge approach locations and other vulnerable locations can be easily inspected by the staff in a short span of time with Rail Bicycle.

Namma Metro: Bangalore Metro begins tunneling work for the city’s longest underground corridor; details here

Today, BMRCL, after the Chief Minister of Karnataka, B. S. Yediyurappa set a tunnel boring machine, announced the commencement of tunneling work for the city's longest underground metro corridor between Cantonment station and Shivajinagar station.