Infrastructure

Indian Railways Pawan Express train hits dead end at Mumbai’s LTT station; none hurt

The engine of the Mumbai-bound Pawan Express hit the dead end of a platform at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) here in early hours Monday, a Railway official said.

Think twice before sitting on the train floor of Delhi Metro! DMRC fines over 22,000 commuters

As per the data revealed by Delhi Metro, between the months of January and August this year, as many as 2,278 male metro users were caught travelling in women’s coaches and 604 people were booked fo

Indian Railways Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail project on fast-track! First phase to be completed by 2020

Addressing the gathering of the investors during the Destination Uttarakhand Investors Summit-2018, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the work on the ambitious Rishikesh - Karnprayag railwa

Smart move, Indian Railways! With new technology for drawing power in trains, Rs 1 crore per month being saved

The LHB coaches, which are now being introduced by Indian Railways across its network, are safer than the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) designed coaches due to various features. Compared to ICF designe

Lucknow’s Chaudhary Charan Singh airport set for Rs 1383 crore makeover; it will be thrice as large by 2021!

AAI’s Rs 1,383-cr project to build new terminal is scheduled for completion in 3 years’ time.

How Visakhapatnam Port Trust plans to become the most preferred port in South Asia

Visakhapatnam Port Trust has drawn up a vision to become the most-preferred port in south Asia.

That’s a beautiful diamond! This will be the Surat station of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

Shaped like a diamond, Surat's station for India's first bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is sure to be an eyecatcher! The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will stop at 12 stations.

348 infrastructure projects show cost overruns of over Rs 3 lakh crore; but number of delayed projs reduces

As many as 348 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or above, have shown cost overruns to the rune of over Rs 3 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a report said.

Festive season rush: Check tatkal ticket booking, cancellation rules for new IRCTC next-generation website

Tatkal train ticket booking for festive season: The tatkal ticket booking feature on IRCTC next-generation website of Indian Railways always comes handy whenever there is a need for an immediate journ

Russia’s USC to develop vessels with Cochin Shipyard for inland and coastal waterways in India

Calling on Russian investors to tap the vast opportunities in India's infrastructure space, Gadkari said India has huge potential and appetite for innovation in the field.

Mock drill at Kolkata’s Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to improve safety preparedness

The drill was successfully conducted without causing any inconvenience to airport operations, the statement said, adding, the full-scale emergency drill is an exercise to check the readiness of airpor

Shameful data! Rs 2.5 crore linen, other Indian Railways items stolen from Western Railway trains last fiscal

Linen and other items worth Rs 2.5 crore were stolen by passengers in trains run by the Western Railway in the last fiscal, an official said Thursday.

India-Russia sign agreement on Indian Railways for projects like speed upgrade on Nagpur-Secunderabad section

A memorandum of cooperation (MoC) was signed between the Ministry of Railways and joint-stock company Russian Railways on the sidelines of the India-Russia Summit here on Friday, a statement from the

Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Gadkari for revised alignment project

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari seeking expeditious approval for the revised alignment of the proposed Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway, officials said

Train 18 testing begins! Exclusive video of Indian Railways engine-less train as it starts trials

Train 18 testing begins! Indian Railways first semi-high speed engine-less train for long distance travel has begun tests at ICF Chennai. Codenamed Train 18, this metro-like train set is a technologic

Dwarka Expressway: NHAI to start work on Gurgaon section of the much-delayed project soon

The NHAI is ready to start work on the expressway's Haryana section and the authority is also ready to complete the formalities within four weeks along with major construction giant L&T, which will co

Indian Railways to spend Rs 300 crore for constructing new toilets and renovating existing ones

Indian Railways has allocated Rs 300 crore to renovate existing toilets and construction of new toilets as part of its contribution to the Swachch Bharat campaign, a ministry statement said Friday.

Wow! First commercial flight at Sikkim’s beautiful Pakyong airport gets water cannon salute; watch video

The commercial flights to Pakyong airport have commenced as part of Modi government's ambitious UDAN scheme. The flight is from Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport to Sikkim's P

Say goodbye to boarding passes at airports! Domestic passengers to get paperless entry with new technology

In a bid to provide paperless entry into airports for domestic flights, the government has zeroed in on facial recognition system, which will be used as biometric identification for air passengers.

Swanky trains for common man! Indian Railways to roll out 640 Utkrisht rakes; what it means for passengers

The upgradation process of Mail/Express trains has started under Project Utkrisht. The Railway Ministry is now planning to upgrade as many as 640 Utkrisht rakes in the next two years. This would be do

Delhi Metro Pink Line: Wait till year-end for Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar I and Shiv Vihar-Trilokpuri sections!

The Lajpat Nagar-Mayur Vihar-I section of Delhi Metro's Pink Line is now likely to be opened by the end of this year. Earlier, it was expected that the section would be opened to the public by the mon

Pathetic! Indian Railways suffers losses as passengers steal towels, bedsheets, blankets from trains

In the last fiscal alone several items were stolen from long-distance trains including 1.95 lakh towels, 81,736 bedsheets, 55,573 pillow covers, 5,038 pillows and 7,043 blankets.

Indian Railways introduces festival special trains for Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali & Chhath; check list here

Among other destinations, prominently, Indian Railways is operating special trains from Bathinda, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Anand Vihar, Nangaldam, Saharanpur, Jammu, Delhi, Vaishno Devi and Chandigarh railw

Delhi IGI and Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji airports to carry out runway repairs; several flights to be affected!

The Delhi airport will close one of its three runways for preventive repairs for a period of 13 days, starting from 15 November, while the Mumbai airport will have both its runways closed for a durati

Indore, Bhopal metro rail projects approved by Modi-led Cabinet! All you want to know about the infra boost

The Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved two big metro projects in a bid to improve the metro rail connectivity in two prominent cities of Madhya Pradesh - Bhopal and Ind

Modi-led cabinet’s big decision for Indian Railways! Stations to be redeveloped on PPP model with many passenger amenities

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the long-pending station redevelopment programme of the railways, paving the way for revamping of stations by private parties to enhance facilities for passengers.

Tata-Siemens consortium wins bid for Rs 8k-cr Pune Metro line

Work order for the Rs 8,313-crore Metro Line 3 project based on a PPP model was awarded to the Tata-Siemens consortium on October 3 in Mumbai.

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