Infrastructure

Noida electronic city-Sahibabad Metro line gets priority! Project under phase-3 to cover these stations

Under the metro phase-3 project, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has decided to give precedence to metro extension line from Noida electronic city to Sahibabad over Vaishali to Mohan Nagar m

How Indian Railways Mumbai Central base kitchen is adopting modern ways to provide hygienic food for Rajdhanis

The railway station's base kitchen supplies food to Rajdhani Express trains. On an average, the base kitchen at Mumbai Central prepares food for 2100 to 3000 railway passengers of the superfast train

Arunachal’s new Hollongi airport to have better facilities than Sikkim’s Pakyong airport

The proposed greenfield airport at Hollongi in Arunachal Pradesh, when completed, would have better facilities than the recently inaugurated Pakyong Airport in Sikkim, union minister Jayant Sinha said

Segregated seats for veg, non-veg passengers on Indian Railways trains? There’s a PIL in Gujarat High Court

Recently, a public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Gujarat High Court, which has sought the court’s intervention in having segregated seats for vegetarian and non-vegetarian passenge

Improvement in safety! Accidents on Indian Railways reduce in last 12 months

Recently, in a safety performance review meeting of Indian Railways, it has been found that there has been a perceptible improvement in the safety performance of the national transporter in the last t

Forget fare hike! Airfares have actually gone down on metro routes; here’s why

While air passenger traffic has grown smartly over the past year, airlines have not been able to raise fares. That’s because they have added too much capacity; analysts say the sweet deals on aircra

Monsoon woes hit highway construction in August; but 3,490 km of highways built in first 5 months of fiscal

The MoRTH data reveals that only 424 km of highways could be constructed in August, compared to 721 km in July, 826 km in June, 803 km in May and 716 km in April this year.

Jet Airways flight makes emergency landing at Indore Airport after mid-air engine failure; passengers safe

A Hyderabad bound Jet Airways flight with 96 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at Indore airport due to a technical glitch in the engine, news agency ANI reported on Sunday. All the passeng

AAI starts shuttle service at Srinagar airport

The AAI started a shuttle service from the drop gate of the airport here to its terminal building.

Rail Neer plant commissioned by IRCTC in 2015: Railway sources

The Rail Neer plant in Amethi was commissioned by the IRCTC in 2015, railway sources said Saturday, contradicting the Congress' claims that it was set up in 2014.

Habibganj to be Indian Railways’ 1st world-class station! Here are 10 facts about this ambitious project

Habibganj railway station to be India's first world-class station! The redevelopment work of Indian Railways stations across the country is going on and the first railway station that will be ready s

Delhi Metro Pink Line: Why Delhiites will have to wait a bit longer for the Shiv Vihar-Trilokpuri section

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has not been able to send the file to the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) to check the security standards of this corridor. Due to this reason, the se

No more stinking toilets! Indian Railways looks at new machine from Europe to clean bio-toilets

The machine has been successfully tested at two prominent stations in Mumbai namely, Mumbai Central and Bandra Terminus. Gradually, these machines will be used across all zones of the Indian Railways.

Indian Railways introduces disposable pillow covers in these two Rajdhani Express trains

Last year, a CAG report mentioned that the unhygienic condition of blankets, used by several railway passengers during their train journey, was caused because of not washing them for up to six months,

Exclusive images! Train 18 nears completion – how Indian Railways’ first engine-less train is being made

Exclusive sneak peek: Train 18, India's first engine-less train for inter-city travel, has been in news ever since it was first announced last year. Being manufactured in a record time of 18-20 months

Proud moment! Cochin International Airport, the 1st fully solar-powered airport, wins UN’s environment award

The Champions of the Earth award is the highest environmental recognition of United Nations, celebrating exceptional figures from the public sectors as well as private sectors and also from civil soci

With IRCTC’s Food on Track app, get food delivered to your seat; Here are 5 things to know

The Food on Track app also has the facility of auto cancellation of meal in case of PNR cancelled/fully waitlisted. The app is available for both Android as well as iOS users to install from Google Pl

Indian Railways to introduce Humsafar Express between Ajmer-Rameswaram; 5 things to know about the new train

Today, the Speaker of Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan will flag off through a video link, a new Humsafar Express train service, that will run between Ajmer in Rajasthan and Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

Big ‘Make in India’, eco-friendly step! Indian Railways to convert diesel locos into electric locomotives

Indian Railways is planning to convert several of its diesel locomotives into electric ones. What makes this project even more special is that this conversion will happen completely under the Make in

Slow paced repair of Mumbai-Goa highway irks High Court

The HC has now sought original records of contracts awarded for the repair and widening of the highway from two lanes to four, the costs for the project and the safety measures that authorities have e

Katghora-Dongargar line: Cabinet approves Indian Railways new broad-gauge electrified line in Chhattisgarh

The Centre approved a new broad-gauge electrified line in Chhattisgarh.

These major initiatives by Indian Railways will herald major changes in future, feels Rajen Gohain

The government’s major initiatives in the Railways, including a dedicated freight corridor, in addition to the emphasis on infrastructure development and passenger services, would herald conside

WiFi hotspot on trains! Soon, Indian Railways passengers can stream movies, music and more; details here

Soon, Indian Railways passengers on premium trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express will be able to watch movies, listen to music on the go with the help of WiFi hotspots! Indian Railway

Mata Vaishno Devi Tour Package by IRCTC; check here for schedule, fare and other details

The tour package, which is for 3 nights and 4 days, will cover the holy shrine of Mata Rani, situated at an altitude of 5200 ft., a distance of around 12 kms from Katra. For the journey, train number

FASTags work wonders on national highways! Toll revenue rises with up to 3 million RFID-devices being used

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways secretary Yudhvir Singh Malik recently announced that with the growing use of FASTAG devices, which allow electronic collections at toll plazas along national h

Mumbai AC local train may halt at three more stations from October; details here

From next month onwards, the Western Railway zone of Indian Railways is planning to halt the Mumbai AC local train service at Marine Lines, Charni Road and Grant Road railway stations as well.

Bullet train project: No payment from JICA pending, clarifies NHSRCL

No payment from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for India's bullet train project is pending, National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) said on Tuesday, amidst reports that th

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