Infrastructure

Bengaluru has now its first electric Metro feeder bus– here’s everything you must know

Karnataka Transport minister B Sriramulu on Thursday took the initiative and unveiled the electric bus which is first of it's kind in Bengaluru.

BTMC

Indian Railways’ medal winners and participants of Tokyo Olympics honoured with Special Cash Awards

Recently, Vaishnaw felicitated medal winners and participants of Tokyo Olympics from Indian Railways in a function organized by Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB).

railways, Tokyo Olympics

Maharashtra’s new renewable energy policy to implement power projects by 2025; details

These projects include 12,930 MW of solar power projects, 1,350 MW of co-generation projects, 2,500 MW of wind energy projects, 380 MW of small hydro projects as well as 200 MW of urban solid waste ba

solar energy, wind energy

Flying from Hyderabad Airport to be costlier! AERA allows GMR to increase User Development Fee; details

As per the regulator's orders, the airport operator was allowed to increase User Development Fee from the existing amount of Rs 281 to Rs 480 for domestic passengers and Rs 393 to Rs 700 for internati

Hyderabad airport, User development fee

Low running cost, zero breakdowns & more benefits! Pune’s transport undertaking to add 500 e-buses to its fleet

PMPML, considering the operational advantages as well as low cost of fuel, decided to raise its fleet with 500 electric buses.

Darjeeling-Ghum section: Indian Railways to introduce new Diesel Joyride & resume Steam Joyride for tourists

The introduction of the new Diesel Joyride Train Number 52590 as well as resumption of Steam Joyride Train Number 52544 between Darjeeling - Ghum - Darjeeling will take place with effect from 1 Octobe

toy train, joyride

Indian Railways’ doubling of Rajkot-Kanalus & Nimach-Ratlam rail lines approved; see benefits of these projects

The existing goods traffic handled on the section primarily comprises POL, Cement, Coal, Food grains and Fertilizer.

railway lines, doubling

Eco-friendly bus rides from November! Transport Minister to unveil Bengaluru’s first e-bus at Kengeri depot

Besides Kengeri depot, e-bus services will be operated from the Yeshwantpur depot as well as the KR Puram depot of the BMTC.

e-bus, electric buses

To boost security, Indian Railways launches Infrared Intruder Alarm System & first flight of surveillance drone

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Intruder Alarm System operates with seven Infra-Red based CCTV camera feeds. This ensures 360 Degree coverage of the facility.

Surveillance drones, Infrared Intruder Alarm System

Railways’ bigwig Alstom contributes €438M in indirect and induced GDP to India’s economy: Report

Alstom claimed that it is committed to improving its diversity ratio and plans to include 28 per cent women in management, engineering and professional roles by the year 2025, while retaining its Top

Alstom

Indian Railways’ Western zone crosses Rs 5,000 crore freight revenue in six months; details

The revenue from items including Industrial Salt, Coal, Cement, Automobile and Containers, has shown an increasing trend as compared to the same period of last year.

Western Railways, freight revenue

Kashmir to Ladakh all year round! Zojila Tunnel likely to be ready before 2024; details

Once completed, the 14.5 kilometre long Zojila tunnel, which will be the longest bi-direction tunnel of Asia at a height of over 11,500 feet.

Zojila Tunnel, Kashmir

Soon, Char Dham to be easily accessible! Work in progress on Indian Railways’ Rishikesh-Karnaprayag rail line project

The Indian Railways' Rishikesh-Karnaprayag line project is a firm step towards nation building and making Char Dham easily accessible to the public.

railway tunnel, Rishikesh-Karnaprayag rail line

Govt launches Airspace Map of India! Know how drone operators can check the flying zones

This airspace map of India has been developed by MapMyIndia and IT services company- Happiest Minds and the map is put up on the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) digital sky platform.

drones, Airspace Map of India

6.5-km Z-Morh Tunnel is set for early completion; will link Sonmarg, Srinagar all year

The escape tunnel which is 6.5 km long is ready to be partially opened for controlled traffic around the month of November, giving Sonmarg connectivity to Srinagar, as also maintaining supplies throug

Zojila tunnel, Z-Morh Tunnel

Indian Railways’ Chennai Central railway station goes green! Gets 100% day energy requirement through Solar Power

Recently, PM Narendra Modi has also expressed his happiness over Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central railway station for being fully solar powered.

Chennai Central, solar power

UTS on Mobile App is now available in Hindi language! Check benefits of this unreserved ticketing system

People with the help of UTS on Mobile application, can choose between paperless or paper ticket mode and can book any type of tickets from Journey Ticket Booking, Season Ticket Booking or Renewal and

railways, UTS on mobile app

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation earns Rs 19.5 crore from sale of 3.55 million carbon credits

In the year 2007, DMRC became the world's first Metro network to be registered by the UN under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which allowed the Delhi Metro rail network to claim carbon credits

DMRC, delhi metro

Infra boost in Jammu & Kashmir! Nitin Gadkari to dedicate and lay foundation stone of various NH projects

The Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari is all set to dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of various National Highway (NH) projects in Jammu & Kashmir on 27 September 20

tunnel, NH

Enjoy memorable trip to Ooty! Indian Railways to run ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Special on Oct 2

Train Number 06147, a fully reserved ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Special Train, will be operated from Mettupalayam to Udagamandalam (one way) on October 2.

Nilgiri Mountain Railways, Special Train

Indian Railways restores MEMU services o­n Vasai Road-Diva-Panvel section; Check revised numbers and timings

The existing protocols of the Covid-19 pandemic mandated by the government for EMU suburban train services of Mumbai Division will be followed for issue of tickets or passes and travel in MEMU train s

MEMU service, timings

REI Expo 2021 enables the renewables industry to rebound; Witnessed a footfall of 12,987 buyers

'India is running the world's largest clean energy programme to achieve 175 GW of renewable capacity, including 100GW of solar power by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.'

Renewable Energy India Expo, REI 2021, Bhagwanth Khuba, clean energy

Yesvantpur station: Indian Railways redevelops Bengaluru’s second busiest station with new passenger facilities

The Yesvantpur station's redevelopment work was supposed to be completed by March 2020. However, the work was delayed due to the Covid-19 induced lockdown.

railway station, Yesvantpur station

Supreme Court relief to NHAI in NH-30 toll plaza case

A Bench led by Justice KM Joseph, while setting aside the HC order, held that the construction of the toll plaza in the four-laning of Patna-Bakhtiyarpur section was “not illegal or arbitrary”.

It also directed the highway authority and the concessionaire to extend the fullest benefits of the concessions/ discounts for categories of persons exempted from the collection of fee, including local residents, under Rule 9.

Indian Railways creates milestone; runs 1st electric train between Pipavav Port-Bhagat Ki Kothi on High Rise OHE

On 21 September 2021, Western Railways operated the first electric train from Pipavav Port of Bhavnagar Division, making it the country's first Indian Port connected with High Rise OHE.

railways, electric train

New Airport to boost tourism in Konkan region; Alliance Air announces Mumbai-Sindhudurg flights from this date

Alliance Air will commence every day air service between the financial capital and Sindhudurg under the Modi government's UDAN project, starting from 9 October 2021.

flights, Sindhudurg Airport

SCRA to come back? Indian Railways getting suggestions to restart decades-old apprenticeship scheme

The Ministry of Finance, in its report on the rationalisation of Indian Railways, has recommended the Railway Ministry reintroduce the programme, which involves hands-on training in the specialised fi

railways, scheme
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