Infrastructure

Indian Railways bets on solar and wind power! Three more stations go green to save on electricity bills

Central Railways has turned to using 100% energy efficient LED lights at its railway stations and service buildings. 3 new ‘green’ stations where solar panels have been installed are Roha, Pen and

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Tirupati station redevelopment: Indian Railways to provide 5-star like experience with premium lounge; pics

Passengers travelling to Balaji Temple via train can rest at 'ATITHI', a premium lounge at the Tirupati railway station, which will be inaugurated soon. Devotees travelling to Balaji Temple, will be a

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Safety first for Indian Railways! Mumbai local train coaches to have blue lights; here’s why

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has shared a video on his Twitter handle which shows that the blue light starts blinking just after the guard rings the hooter which signals that the train is about to le

Mumbai local trains News

Jammu-Srinagar national highway opens for stranded vehicles

Mostly trucks carrying essential supplies, were allowed to move towards Kashmir on Sunday, a day after heavy snowfall disrupted traffic on the vital 270-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway.

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Good job! Indian Railways upgrades Tiruchchirappalli-Howrah SF Express to ‘Utkrisht’ standards

Indian Railways has new year gift for its passengers- refurbished swanky express train coaches. Passengers travelling in Tiruchchirappalli-Howrah SF Express (PT) will be welcomed by better quality des

Infrastructure News

Indian Railways upgrades Haridwar station! From renovated retiring room to waiting halls; know what’s new

The station will now boast a renovated retiring room along with waiting halls. The Haridwar railway station has also been provided with new escalators and lifts in order to facilitate passengers, espe

Infrastructure News

Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport to have new terminal, runway and more! Stunning pics of project

Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport is all set to receive a major infrastructural upgrade. A Rs 13,000 crore programme has been envisioned which will include the development of a new terminal

BANGALORE News

India’s first railway university: Modi-led Cabinet clears post of VC for National Rail and Transport Institute

The position of Vice-Chancellor will be that of the Principal Executive Officer of the institution. He/she will exercise general supervision and will also have control over the affairs of the institut

Infrastructure News

Dream come true Indian Railways experience! Enjoy free high-speed WiFi on all stations of Kalka-Shimla rail

The RailWire WiFi will be made available to any user who owns a smartphone with an active mobile connection for KYC considerations. Puneet Chawla, Chairman and Managing Director, RailTel said it is ve

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Kumbh Mela 2019: Airboat services from Varanasi to Prayagraj to be launched; details here

To facilitate the ease of travel for devotees and tourists of the Kumbh Mela, Nitin Gadkari's Ministry of Shipping and Water Resources will launch an airboat service from Varanasi to Prayagraj for the

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Becoming eco-friendly! Airports to go green as AAI announces ban on single-use plastic items

AAI has taken several steps to eliminate the use of single-use plastic items at passenger terminals and at city side. These steps include the banning of single-use plastic items like straws, plastic c

AAI News

Say goodbye to mobile phone network issues on Delhi Metro! By February, chat all you want on metro trains

Boosters are being installed in underground metro stations, particularly on Delhi Metro's Pink Line and Magenta Line, where most of the commuters face the mobile signal problem.

delhi metro News

Train 18: Why the launch of Indian Railways fastest engine-less train between Delhi-Varanasi is taking time

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS), while giving a conditional safety certificate, has said that since each car of Train 18 has 8 motors and a transformer underneath together drawing powe

Infrastructure News

Booking flight tickets? IRCTC offers free air travel insurance worth Rs 50 lakh via IRCTC Air; details here

IRCTC has tied up with Bharti AXA General insurance company to provide free-of-cost travel insurance to those customers who book air tickets through the official air ticketing website of IRCTC, that i

Airlines/Aviation News

PM Narendra Modi launches projects worth Rs 2,980 crore in Agra

The smart city project is meant to develop the tourism destination as a modern world-class city.

Infrastructure News

Train 18, Indian Railways fastest train, to have Gatimaan-style elaborate menu; space to be made for more food

Train 18, Indian Railways' fastest engine-less train, will offer passengers multiple food options in an elaborate menu. Sources in IRCTC told Financial Express Online that a Gatimaan Express-style men

Train 18 to have Gatimaan Express-style menu News

Theft of blankets and sheets on trains: Indian Railways steps up collecting bedrolls 30 minutes before arrival

Many incidents of theft of bedrolls in AC coaches of trains have been reported. Hence, Indian Railways has instructed its staff to start collecting bedrolls from passengers around 30 minutes before th

RAILWAYS News

India Gateway Terminal registers CAGR of 13.57 pct

DP World-operated India Gateway Terminal (IGTPL) in Vallarpadam announced on Tuesday that it has delivered a CAGR of 13.57% in the past three years -- higher than the three year CAGR of 11.41% registe

Infrastructure News

Navayiga Engineering eyes large power, port and highway projects in India, aborad

Having gained expertise from the Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, Navayuga Engineering Company (NECL) is on the lookout for large engineering infrastructure projects within the country

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New UDAY Express rolls out soon! Indian Railways to introduce luxury double-decker train; details here

Indian Railways is all set to roll out a new UDAY Express or the Utkrisht Double-Decker Air-conditioned Yatri Express train in February.

New UDAY Express train to be introduced News

Soon use FASTags to buy petrol, pay parking fees! NHAI wants RFID device to be the “Aadhaar for vehicles”

A FASTag is a device, affixed on the windscreen of a vehicle that employs RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked

Infrastructure News

Free high-speed internet for passengers! How Indian Railways is setting up world’s largest public WiFi network

WiFi services have been provided at 715 railway stations across the zonal railway networks of the country. Indian Railways proposes to provide free WiFi services at 5,734 railway stations. This is a k

WI News

Food on trains to be more hygienic! IRCTC to set up several base kitchens to supply food to Indian Railways

IRCTC is taking multiple steps to improve the quality of meals that are being served to railway passengers on trains and at stations. IRCTC has opened as many as 8 new base kitchens at various railway

BASE News

Benefits of UDAN! Guwahati to become first city with international air connectivity to Bangkok, Dhaka

For affordable international connectivity under UDAN scheme, the state government of Assam is likely to provide a subsidy of Rs 4,400 and Rs 2,370 for a certain number of seats on flights operating on

Airlines/Aviation News

Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train: Take this cool Indian Railways ride through several tunnels, 42 bridges!

The train which has been introduced by the Western zone of Indian Railways last month runs on the picturesque Patalpani-Kalakund section in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district.

Infrastructure News

Swanky, faster trains, new reservation charts & more! 8 passenger friendly Indian Railways steps by March 2019

From better catering, to upgraded trains, public reservation charts and WiFi on railway stations, we take a look at 8 key benefits that passengers can look forward to by March 2019:

8 passenger friendly Indian Railways steps by March 2019 News

Commendable step! Solar panels to be fitted on Indian Railways trains on trial basis for all seasons

Railway Ministry plans to install solar panels on the rooftops of general coaches in the intercity trains of Northern and Southern Railways which run for two days, for conducting extended trials of th

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