Infrastructure

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

Finally! Indian Railways finds quick 10-minute solution to stinking toilets in its trains

Indian Railways passengers are tired of stinking, unhygienic and choked toilets in trains! And, the national transporter seems to have taken notice of this fact, with several steps being announced to

Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi international airport to handle 20 million passengers in FY 19

The IIDT is equipped with a host of new technologies including country's first ever remote hand baggage screening facility, which when coupled with the new Automatic Tray Retrieval System (ATRS) hand

New Farakka Express train accident in Rae Bareli today: Confusion over death toll, number of coaches derailed

Confusion prevailed for hours among senior police and railway officials over the death toll after the derailment Wednesday of the New Farakka Express near Rae Bareli.

IRCTC gives Navratri treat to Indian Railways passengers! Order special meal, thali via e-catering; here’s how

IRCTC's Navratri treat for Indian Railways passengers! According to IRCTC, the option of Navratri special fast food will be available through its e-catering website, ecatering.irctc.co.in or on the '

Indian Railways’ South Eastern Railway earnings from freight traffic rise to Rs 6007.17 crore

South Eastern Railway has earned Rs 6007.17 crore during the first half of the current financial year from originating freight traffic, an SER spokesman said Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami inaugurates new mofussil bus terminal in Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Wednesday launched new initiatives in various departments, including flagging off new buses to be used in various transport divisions.

New Farakka Express derailment in Rae Bareli: Special train, buses arranged for stranded passengers

A special train and buses have been arranged by the Indian Railways for 1,000 passengers stranded in Rae Bareli, where nine coaches and the engine of the New Delhi bound New Farakka Express derailed W

Delhi Metro Yellow Line services hit due to signalling issue in train

Services were briefly affected on Delhi Metro's Yellow Line Wednesday due to a technical snag in a train, following which it was removed from operation at the Green Park station, an official said.

Delhi’s first RFID toll to debut this weekend! Delhiites to witness less congestion and pollution

Delhi's first radio frequency identification (RFID) toll is likely to become fully functional at Aya Nagar in the national capital by this weekend. Earlier this month, the toll missed the deadline of

Dussehra bonanza for Indian Railways employees! Up to Rs 18,000 bonus approved by Modi government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Cabinet has approved a 78-day bonus for Indian Railways employees. This was proposed by the Railway Board as productivity-linked bonus (PLB) for its employees for the

PhonePe partners with Mumbai Metro One for smartcard recharge services; Check here for cashback offer

The new move adds to PhonePe’s travel and commute partner stores, which already has Delhi Metro, Oyo, Goibibo, Ola, Redbus and Abhibus. Interestingly, as a launch offer, the digital payment player i

Indian Railways’ Malda Town-New Delhi Express derails: List of trains cancelled and diverted

Due to derailment of train number 14003 Malda Town - New Delhi Express train today, several train services have been cancelled, short-terminated, as well as many train services, have been diverted.

Travelling in an Indian Railways train? Use DigiLocker to show your Aadhaar or driving licence as ID proof

Indian Railways is introducing several steps to promote paperless and digital methods of transcations and services. One such move that benefits Indian Railways passengers is the fact that you no longe

Indian Railways introduces Humsafar Express trains from Udaipur-Patliputra and Hazur Sahib Nanded-Jammu Tawi

For those of you who travel frequently in Indian Railways, you will be delighted to know that Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry is all set to introduce two new weekly Humsafar Express train services.

Will Indian Railways roll out bullet train coaches from Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli?

Indian Railways may use one of its existing facilities to manufacture the coaches for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train, a dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Modern Coach Factory in Ut

Gurugram’s metro network all set for expansion! Plan to be ready soon; how it will benefit commuters

CEO of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), V Umashankar recently announced that a detailed project report (DPR) of metro network’s expansion in Gurugram will be ready by 30 November

Indian Railways to get ‘Make in India’ coach refurbishing factory! PM Modi to lay foundation stone in Haryana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to lay the foundation stone of a Rail Coach Refurbishing Karkhana at Sonepat in Haryana, today during his visit to the state. The Rail Coach Refurbishing Karkha

Lucknow airport to get a swanky new terminal by 2021! From more flights to better amenities; Check out 5 things

The Director of the Airport, AK Sharma, said that Nagarjuna Construction Company (NCC) has been selected as the project executor, while Egis has been selected as the project management consultant.

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