Infrastructure

Hyderabad Metro, the largest PPP metro project, has become a big success

Daily ridership figures of 2 lakh indicate that the largest Metro project to be built in PPP mode has been a success.

GoaAir launches second overseas route with this service

GoAir is the sixth domestic airline to fly international.

Modi government to make international flights affordable? New UDAN plan on the anvil

Centre has invited proposals from interested air operators for the international version of its 'Udan' scheme as it seeks to enhance air connectivity from India to select overseas destinations.

Japanese experts to help Indian architects develop world-class bullet train stations in India

Japanese consultants will join hands with Indian architects to develop the 12 proposed bullet train stations and its adjoining areas in an integrated way.

Air India Express plane possibly overloaded: officials

The Dubai-bound Air India Express plane was flying at a speed of 250 km and possibly overloaded when its tyre hit an equipment used to guide a pilot to land a flight and then brushed the compound wall

Train ticket booking queries? ‘Ask Disha’ chat bot launched on IRCTC e-ticketing website with all the answers!

IRCTC launches 'Ask Disha': Are you booking an Indian Railways train ticket? IRCTC has launched an all new feature on its e-ticketing website, irctc.co.in, to cater to your needs!

Air Canada’s near miss last year was almost ‘worst accident in history’

A near miss involving an Air Canada plane which almost landed on a crowded taxiway instead of a runway at San Francisco airport last year could have been the "worst aviation accident in history," acco

Train 18 interiors revealed! Indian Railways swanky engine-less train is a treat for the eyes; exclusive pics

Train 18 interiors revealed! Train 18, Indian Railways' first self-propelled train set that will eventually replace the famous Shatabdi Express trains, is almost ready! It's a story of many firsts for

Ramdas Athawale wants Mumbai Central Railway station to be renamed after Babasaheb Ambedkar

In a statement issued Friday, the Union minister of state for Social Justice and Empowerment said that he would soon meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Move to reduce Indian Railways operating expenditure: Central Railway holds 1-day meet on e-marketplace

The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is a paperless, cashless and system driven platform that enables procurement of goods and services by ministries, departments, PSUs and autonomous bodies etc.

Delhiites, take note! Delhi’s much-awaited ITO skywalk, Rani Jhansi flyover projects set for launch next week

The two much-awaited two projects, the ITO Skywalk and the Rani Jhansi flyover are all set ease the infrastructure woes of Delhi. The ITO Skywalk will be inaugurated on October 15 while the grade sepa

Kolkata’s famous and iconic tramcar to now offer a fine-dining culinary ride!

A newly refurbished tramcar, designed as a fine-dining 28-seater restaurant, will trundle out from October 13, offering a culinary ride to customers.

China will soon have a new high-speed train that can clock speeds of 1000 kmph!

China has unveiled a scale model of new high-speed flight train that is expected to travel at 1,000 kms an hour by 2025, the state-run media reported on Friday.

Cyclone Titli: Indian Railways services affected; Trains cancelled, rescheduled and diverted

The East Coast Railway zone of the national transporter recently announced through Twitter that the schedule of several train services, that are being operated under its jurisdiction has been affected

Why Delhi Metro cannot provide free water to its commuters: DMRC explains to Delhi High Court

According to DMRC, free water cannot be provided to Delhi Metro users as the corporation does not have any source of providing drinking water facility on its own and it is dependent for the same on th

Now, Indian Railways Purbia Express between Saharsa-Anand Vihar to run with modern, comfortable LHB coaches

As part of its plan to enhance safety, Indian Railways' Train number 15279/15280 Saharsa-Anand Vihar-Saharsa Purbia Express is all set for a new makeover. Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is introduci

IRCTC next generation e-ticketing website: 5 tips to plan your journey better during this festive season

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the official e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways, upgraded its official website a couple of months back. Interestingly, many ne

Jewar airport: UP Congress chief Raj Babbar says government ‘forcibly acquiring’ land, BJP MLA denies

An international airport is proposed to be developed in Jewar. Over 1,300 hectare of land from five villages - Rohi, Parohi, Dayanatpur, Ranhera and Kishorpur – is to be acquired during the first ph

Saudi Arabia opens new high-speed railway to public; now zip between Mecca and Medina

Saudi King Salman on October 25 inaugurated the high-speed railway, which local officials described as the biggest transportation project in the region.

Cyclone Titli: Six trains cancelled, many rescheduled by East Coast Railway

With cyclone Titli damaging railway structures at many places, East Coast Railway (ECoR) Thursday cancelled at least six trains and rescheduled some others besides gearing up to restore normal service

Mumbai local train ‘door-blockers’ beware! Indian Railways catches almost 100 passengers for the offence

Now, blocking doors of trains would not be easy as the Western Railway zone of the national transporter is on a spree to catch people indulging in this activity. The Western Railways has caught as man

Rear four wheels of Kathgodam-Howrah Bagh express go off tracks near Gorakhpur

The rear four wheels of the last coach of the Kathgodam-bound Bagh express went off the tracks near Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur Thursday, a railway spokesperson said.

Good news! Indian Railways gives a new makeover to Ranchi Rajdhani Express under Project Swarn

Recently, train number 20839/20840 Rajdhani Express superfast train, which runs from Ranchi to New Delhi, has been flagged off with enhanced aesthetics and passenger comfort.

Mumbai Metro, PayPal partner for online recharge payments

Reliance Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd's Mumbai Metro One has partnered with global digital payments leader PayPal for online recharge payments, marking the latter's foray into mass transit, an official sai

New Farakka Express derailment: Indian Railways suspends two officials

Railways suspended two officials Thursday over derailment of the New Farakka Express, senior officials said.

Soon, Delhi Metro commuters will be able to reach platforms of New Delhi railway station directly! Here’s how

Next year onwards, people who are taking the metro to New Delhi railway station will no longer have to cross four clogged lanes to access the platforms as the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will

Indian airports to get big security and technology upgrade! Here’s what Modi government is planning

The government announced that it is planning investments for the next 15 years, which are required for security as well as technology upgradation for the expected one billion air trips from 200 airpor

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