Infrastructure

Indian Railways train services resume after peaceful blockade

A railway statement issued said the ‘rail roko’ passed off with negligible or minimal impact on running of the trains across the country.”

Services have now been restored and trains are being operated smoothly.

Attention, Delhi Metro commuters! DMRC shuts entry, exit at Tikri Border & three other metro stations; details

In view of "rail roko" (rail blockade) called by the farmer unions protesting against the new agri laws of the central government, on Thursday, the Delhi Police tightened security in various parts of

Delhi Metro, DMRC

Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg: Things to know about India’s ‘fastest’ highway

The project that cut across 10 districts of Maharashtra was conceptualized in the year 2015 and the construction work had begun in January 2019.

Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg, highway

Many Indian Railways infra projects launched in West Bengal; goods train flagged off on electrified section

Indian Railways can play a crucial role in West Bengal's development by expanding passenger connectivity, by expanding connectivity of freight train services, ensuring raw materials' availability alon

railway projects, west bengal

Integrated Urban Regeneration & Water Transport System: Kochi Metro Rail allowed to use drones for project

A conditional exemption has been granted by the Civil Aviation Ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the usage of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) to Kochi Metro Rail Li

Kochi Metro, IURWTS

Big boost for Indian Railways’ infra in West Bengal: Total electrification by 2023

It will further pave the way for conversion of passenger trains from DEMU to MEMU in the section which will save diesel fuel and contribute to overall industrial development of the area.

In the last six years Rs 19,811 crore have been invested in Bengal to improve railway infrastructure.

Good news for Pune Metro Commuters: Extension of Pune Metro rail network approved

The Pune Metro project is being executed by the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation, which is a 50:50 jointly owned company of the government of India and Government of Maharashtra.

The government has a green-lighted extension of the metro route from PCMC to Nigdi on the Pimpri Chinchwad - Swargate Line.

Piyush Goyal reviews Indian Railways DFC; Project’s capex utilisation increases by 21% compared to last year

Capital expenditure of Rs 8201 crore has been registered in the first 10 months of the financial year 2020-2021 as compared to the capital expenditure of Rs 6783 crore, registered last year same corre

DFC, Dedicated Freight Corridor

India’s biggest Tunnel Boring Machine is building Mumbai Coastal Road project; details

The project, comprising a road, a tunnel as well as an interchange, aims to link South Mumbai to the end of Worli, of the Worli-Bandra Sea Link through a high-speed corridor.

Mumbai, Coastal Road project

How water supply in parts of Delhi affected by Uttarakhand flash floods; know here

This recent disruption in water supply has again highlighted the growing water demand of the national capital and the struggle faced by authorities in meeting the demand.

water supply, flash floods

Indian Railways local trains become Mumbai’s lifeline again! Around 36 lakh commuters using service; details

Since February 1, Central Railways has fined 2,060 commuters a cumulative sum of Rs 1.21 lakh for not wearing face masks while 2,558 commuters were penalized on the Western Railway network and the amo

Mumbai local trains, suburban network

Food delivery in trains: Order hot and healthy food items with RailRestro mobile app; details

The RailRestro mobile app is available for download on the Google Play Store for the passengers of Indian Railways to order food in train at any railway station across pan India.

RailRestro, mobile app

Govt eases steel usage curb for highway construction; allows using steel produced by secondary steelmakers

The minister's concerns were partly addressed in the Union Budget for 2021-22, in which import of steel was made easier by lowering customs duty on a range of items and granting duty exemption on impo

highways, steel

Central Vista Avenue Redevelopment: Environmentalists and landscape experts write to CPWD over redesign issues

As per the plan released by the Ministry of Urban Affairs and Housing, there will be multiple changes to Central Vista Avenue.

Central Vista Avenue, redevelopment

FASTags made mandatory! Vehicles without tag to pay double toll fee; details

Any vehicle without FASTag or vehicle without valid or functional FASTag entering into the toll plaza's FASTag lane, will be charged an amount equivalent to two times of the fee applicable to that cat

toll, FASTag

Indian Railways Chennai Beach-Attipattu 4th line, electrification projects inaugurated in TN; Check benefits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated two vital rail projects in the state of Tamil Nadu- Chennai Beach - Attipattu fourth railway line and electrification of Villupuram - Thanjavur - Thir

railways, electrification

AC 3-tier economy: Indian Railways to offer affordable air-conditioned journey like never before; details

At present, the cost is estimated at between Rs 2.8 to 3 crore per coach, which is around 10 per cent more than the existing AC 3-tier coach.

AC 3-tier economy class, LHB coach

Indian Railways Mau-Anand Vihar Terminus biweekly special flagged off; see train timings, halts, other details

The train will bring socio-economic development to the Purvanchal region. Besides, with improved rail connectivity, local industries in the region are expected to get a boost.

Mau-Anand Vihar biweekly, special train

Metro rail in Surat, Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar : Boost for mass transit in Gujarat cities

With work starting on Surat Metro and Phase-II of Ahmedabad Metro, the 2 cities are likely to have sound public transport systems in place by 2024

The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation Limited (GMRC), a 50:50 special purpose vehicle (SPV) of the Union and state governments, is the implementing agency for the Rs 30,000-crore projects being executed in Gujarat’s commercial capital Ahmedabad and diamond city Surat.

‘No date has been fixed’: Railway Ministry issues clarification on resumption of all passenger train services

The ministry said that more than 65 per cent of passenger trains are already running and almost 250 of them were added in January 2021.

Indian Railways

Big news for train passengers! Indian Railways may open up all passenger services in April

“There is no such given date. All factors need to be considered and inputs of all stakeholders must be factored in before taking a decision in this regard,” a railway spokesperson told FE.

At present, 704 local trains are running on the Western Railway route in Mumbai, through which, 3.95 lakh passengers are traveling.

BRO does it again! Re-establishes connectivity in Chamoli Distt

There was sudden flood in the middle of the day in the Alaknanda Rivers, Dhauli Ganga, and Rishi Ganga all linked tributaries of the Ganga.

According to BRO the site where the work is going on is very challenging due to the steep cliff on the far bank. Also there is 25-30 meter high debris/ muck on the other side.

First highway with wildlife protection corridor! Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will cut travel time to 2.5 hours

The Delhi-Dehradun Expressway will be the country’s first such highway where there will be a 12 km long elevated corridor for the protection of wildlife.

Delhi-Dehradun Expressway, highway

Indian Railways New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat train to run as Tejas Express; Here’s why

Train number 02435/02436 New Delhi-Varanasi-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express train will be operated by the national transporter with the rake of Tejas Express train from 15 February to 31 March 2021.

Tejas Express, Vande Bharat Express

Pride Hotels-IRCTC partnership: Now book luxurious & safe stay with Indian Railways train tickets; details

Under this association, Indian Railways passengers will now be able to book their hotel room accommodation across the country with their train tickets.

irctc, hotel

Char Dham Road: Govt to protect environment and build the strategically-important project; details

Gadkari claimed they will protect the environment in this eco-sensitive area and also construct the road.

Char Dham, road project

Rail Land Development Authority to lease land parcels in Chennai for commercial development; details

RLDA said the four land parcels of 7.36 acres are located in Chennai at Pulianthope, Waltax Road, and Ayanavaram Railway Colony.

chennai, RLDA
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