Infrastructure

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani retires; V K Yadav to take over the charge in New Year

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani retired on Monday, despite strong indications that the Narendra Modi government could grant him an extension, according to an official order.

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Delhi Metro Pink Line: New Year gift for Delhiites! Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section opens today

The long-awaited section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line, linking Lajpat Nagar to Mayur Vihar Pocket 1, is all set to commence passenger operations from today. The stretch, which is 9.7 kilometres long, is

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Road construction sees slight jump during April-November

The pace of construction of highways inched up to 24 km per day during the April-November period of the current year from 20.5-km per day in the year-ago period.

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Delhi Metro advisory: Exit restrictions at Rajiv Chowk metro station on New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve advisory: Rajiv Chowk, one of the busiest stations of the Delhi Metro, caters to both the Blue Line and the Yellow Line.

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Exclusive: Mumbai gets Train 18-like AC local train! 10 special facts about Indian Railways new offering

Train 18-like Mumbai AC local! Banking on the success of Train 18 during trials, Indian Railways has now rolled out a new fully air-conditioned Mumbai local train that has Train 18-type bogies and und

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Kolkata Metro fire: Passengers fall sick, services hit; here is what happened

Passengers claimed they kept calling the helpline number, but the rescue team only reached much later.

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Indian Railways taking these 7 steps to improve train coaches; several Mail/Express trains upgraded

Improvement of coaches is a continuous process and Indian Railways has taken several steps in this regard. The maintenance of coaches have been undertaken for superfast trains like Tejas, Humsafar Exp

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Great step! Indian Railways increases reservation quota of lower berths for women and senior citizens

According to Ministry of Railways, the combined reservation quota of lower berths in various general and Mail/Express trains has been increased for senior citizens, female passengers above 45 years of

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Automated train examination system! Indian Railways enhances safety with new ‘Make in India’ technology

Manufactured under Modi government's 'Make in India' initiative, the system checks every train passing through the railway track on which it is installed. Moreover, it immediately warns the railway of

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Delhi Metro Pink Line: New Year eve cheer! Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section to open on December 31

The much-awaited section of Pink Line, connecting Lajpat Nagar and Mayur Vihar Pocket 1, is all set to start passenger operations. The Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 section, which is 9.7 km long,

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First vertical lift sea bridge of Indian Railways! New Pamban bridge and a rail link to Ram Setu coming soon

Indian Railways is looking to construct a railway line between Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi (the starting point of Ram Setu), and a new Pamban bridge. Both the projects are expected to be complete in th

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New year gift for Mumbai AC local passengers! Indian Railways announces no fare hike for another four months

A recent circular by the Railway Ministry stated that the base fare of a single journey of AC local train shall be charged 1.2 times of the base fare of existing single journey tickets for first class

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Modern infrastructural boost for trains! Adani Ports delivers 50 US-made GE locomotives to Indian Railways

All the 50 locomotives were manufactured by GE or the General Electric Division in US, which is an American multinational conglomerate. The locomotives had been imported to Mundra Port, near Gulf of K

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Passenger-friendly move! Airports to start making public announcements in local language too

Soon, following instructions or guidelines while on Indian airports will get easier for local travellers. In a big passenger friendly step, the Modi government has directed all airports across the cou

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Take an Uber from Delhi Metro stations! 50 more stations to get kiosks by the first half of 2019; details here

The first phase of the partnership kicked off recently under which kiosks were set up at Sikanderpur, Dwarka Sector 21 and Rajiv Chowk metro stations. The partnership between Delhi Metro and Uber aims

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IRCTC next generation e-ticketing website: How Indian Railways made ticket booking more convenient; 10 points

With the website revamp, checking the availability of trains and booking tickets has become easier. With a new waitlist prediction tool, the new IRCTC website also makes it easier for passengers to ma

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Road project in UP: SBI-led consortium seeks to replace Era Infra SPV

Looks to open joint stock company Sibmost as concessionaire of four-laning project.

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Indian Railways now has a new ‘USTAAD’ to check its train coaches; know all about this new safety robot

Central Railways has developed an in-house robot named 'USTAAD' - 'Undergear Surveillance Through Artificial Intelligence Assisted Droid'. A digital innovation by Indian Railways, it checks for safety

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Special Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train introduced! Get spectacular view of waterfalls and mountains

Four tunnels and 29 sharp curves along the Patalpani-Kalakund route makes it a memorable trip for tourists.

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IRCTC pod hotel! Indian Railways passengers can soon stay in luxurious yet affordable pods near stations

IRCTC plans pod hotel! Looking to provide next-generation affordable air-conditioned lodging comfort to Indian Railways passengers, IRCTC is proposing to set up a pod hotel.

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Visakhapatnam port to get cruise-cum-coastal cargo terminal; details here

The proposal to develop a cruise-cum-coastal cargo terminal at the outer harbour at Visakhapatnam has been approved at a cost of Rs 77 crore, by the Modi government. The project involves various other

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Delhi Metro Pink Line: New Year cheer! Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 corridor to open soon

The Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar Pocket 1 corridor of the Delhi Metro's Pink Line has been inspected for safety, paving way for its opening. It is a 9.7 km stretch of the Pink Line, under the Majlis Park

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Train 18 gets clearance! Indian Railways engine-less 180 kmph train ready to hit tracks in early 2019

Train 18, manufactured by ICF Chennai, has been undergoing speed and safety trials by RDSO. The first first semi-high speed engine-less train has now received clearance from the Chief Commissioner of

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Road project execution to pick up: Icra

Even as the upcoming general elections in 2019 are expected to affect the length of road projects awarded by the government, construction of projects already awarded is expected to gather pace.

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Bogibeel bridge, India’s longest rail-road bridge, inaugurated by PM Modi! 10 cool facts, images & video

Built over the river Brahmaputra in Assam, Bogibeel bridge is being opened 16 years after its construction work started in 2002. The inauguration comes as a mark of respect to late former PM AB Vajpay

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JICA to provide Rs 20,000-cr funding to Chennai Metro

On the total length of second phase of the 108-km Chennai Metro, a ground level work will begin soon. The 108-km network is expected to become operational by 2024.

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Good news for Noida residents! Noida Metro Aqua Line gets safety go-ahead for inauguration; details here

The final safety inspection report for the Aqua line has been given, which has granted an approval to NMRC to launch the commercial operations. NMRC has written to the UP government to finalise the da

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