Reviewing Gati Shakti infrastructure plan for new India

This programme would involve sixteen central government agencies, including Railways, Roads and Highways, Petroleum and Gas, Power, Telecom, Shipping, Aviation, and others.

Gati Shakti, infrastructure

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail: Casting of 970-tonne box girder launched for India’s 1st Bullet Train project

On Monday, the casting of the girder was initiated at a casting yard near Naslipore village, and it was the second PSC box girder being developed for the Bullet Train corridor.

Bullet Train, High speed rail

FASTag toll collection reaches Rs 3,356 crore in October

FASTag implementation has reduced waiting time at National Highways Fee Plazas thereby resulting in an enhanced experience for the commuters.


IRCTC & Truecaller join hands! Indian Railways integrated helpline number 139 is now verified; What this means

With this move, the integrated Helpline Number of Indian Railways- 139, which is used by lakhs of Indians on a daily basis is now verified by Truecaller Business Identity solutions.

IRCTC, truecaller

Elevated corridor inaugurated on Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar highway; New stretch to ease traffic woes

The elevated corridor will directly benefit travellers using the SG (Sarkhej-Gandhinagar) Highway, by connecting it to four important road junctions, namely Sola Bhagwat, Janata Nagar, Kargil Petrol P

National Highway, flyover

Chennai-Mysore Shatabdi Express becomes Indian Railways’ first Integrated Management System certified Shatabdi

The train's primary maintenance is handled by Basin Bridge Coaching Depot of Indian Railways' Chennai Division.

Shatabdi express, train

Gati shakti master plan: A potential force multiplier

Proper execution which ensures that central, state and local agencies work in tandem is a must for plan’s success

For example, in the road sector, while the NHAI oversees National Highways, the state public works or roads department is responsible for state highways, and the local municipality administers last-mile connectivity to the industrial park or factory gate.

Bhubaneswar gets rail museum

Efforts have been made to preserve the long and vibrant history of the railways, along with the rich heritage of the ECoR, an official statement said.

Bhubaneswar rail museum

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail: Bids invited for tunnel construction under India’s first Bullet Train project

The NHSRCL has invited the bids for the tunnelling work 21 kilometres underground, including a 7 kilometre long undersea tunnel to be constructed using Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) as well as New Austr

bullet train, high-speed rail

Govt awards Delhi Metro for being ‘Metro Rail with the Best Passenger Services and Satisfaction’

The city of Surat in Gujarat has been awarded for the best public transport system while Kerala's Kochi city got an award at the event for the most sustainable transport system.

Delhi Metro, DMRC

Indian Railways Gati Shakti Express launched between Delhi-Patna with 3 AC Economy coaches; See timings, halts

En route in both directions, the train will stop at Kanpur Central, Prayagraj Junction, Varanasi, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhaya Junction & Danapur railway stations.

Delhi Metro launches e-rickshaw services from Noida Electronic City station to boost last-mile connectivity

The fares for ETO services have been kept very nominal at a base price of Rs 10 for the first 2 Kilometres and Rs 5 for the subsequent Kilometres.

DMRC, Delhi Metro

Indian Railways withdraws IRCTC convenience fee sharing decision; Here’s why

On Thursday, IRCTC, in a regulatory filing, had said that with effect from November 1, it will share the revenue earned from convenience charges collected by it in the ratio of 50:50.

IRCTC, railways

Indian Railways 1st passenger train to run entirely on electric traction arrives at Kamakhya station in Northeast

The Brahmaputra Mail Special became the first Mail/Express train to run on electric traction up to Kamakhya railway station.

railways, Kamakhya

Number of AC buses to Bengaluru International Airport increased following rise in demand

The number of buses operated to Kempegowda International airport has been increased from 45 to 58 buses. Most of the fleet, however, is still not operational.

BMTC, AC bus

Indian Railways running over 600 special train services for smooth & comfortable travel during festive season

For passenger convenience and to clear extra rush of travellers during this festive season, Indian Railways is operating a total of 668 trips of 110 special trains.

railways, special trains

Central Vista Redevelopment Project: L&T wins bids to construct 3 buildings of Common Central Secretariat

The Common Central Secretariat's three new buildings will come up on the plot where the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is situated.

central vista redevelopment

Indian Railways Local Trains Update: 100% Mumbai suburban services from today! Check details

The categories of passengers who were allowed by the State Government of Maharashtra and approved by the Railway Ministry were subsequently enlarged in the month of August this year and in recent week

local trains, Mumbai

Big relief for old & sick passengers! Indian Railways resumes battery-operated car service at Madurai Junction

The battery operated car services have been again resumed from Saturday free of charge for the benefit of passengers.

Madurai station, battery operated car

Indian Railways to restore Unreserved General Second Class coaches in several special trains! See full-list

These trains with Unreserved General Second Class coaches will run with effect from 1 November 2021, however, two pairs of trains (Train Number 06323/06324 and 06321/06322) to run with effect from 10

State-of-the-art IRCTC Executive Lounge opened at Indian Railways’ Varanasi station; Check features here

The new Executive Lounge has been set up and will be managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the premier hospitality and tourism firm of India.

IRCTC lounge, varanasi station

Metro system, Airport expansion, Helipads in Jammu and Kashmir soon; check details here

The Union Home Minister said that currently, development work is continuing on a six-lane expressway from Delhi to Katra via Amritsar.

Jammu, airport

Massive infra boost! Check these 22 upcoming Greenfield projects under Bharatmala Pariyojana Phase 1

Under Pariyojana's Phase – I, the government plans to develop as many as 22 Greenfield Expressways as well as Access Controlled Corridors.

Greenfield projects, Bharatmala Pariyojana

Only air-conditioned travel from now! Kolkata Metro bids farewell to non-AC rakes

The Kolkata Metro Rail, which started services in 1984, recently organized an exhibition ‘Down the Memory Lane’ at Mahanayak Uttam Kumar metro station in order to mark the departure of the non AC

Kolkata Metro, non AC rake

Indian Railways suburban trains to run punctually! Speed trial conducted between Tambaram-Guduvancheri stations

The Commissioner of Railway Safety also conducted a high speed trial run, using a special train formation, between Tambaram and Guduvancheri railway stations.

Indian Railways’ Flameless Rasoi Vehicle: Check features of this state-of-the-art electric pantry car

In a bid to make it hygienic for food preparation, the Flameless Rasoi Vehicle has been made from the finest stainless steel.

Noida Metro records highest single-day passenger ridership of nearly 23,000 post Covid lockdown

In the previous week i.e. from 11 October 2021 to 17 October 2021, the Corporation achieved a week-wise average daily ridership of 17,289 passengers.

NMRC, Noida Metro
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