Infrastructure

PM Narendra Modi launches projects worth Rs 2,980 crore in Agra

The smart city project is meant to develop the tourism destination as a modern world-class city.

Infrastructure News

Train 18, Indian Railways fastest train, to have Gatimaan-style elaborate menu; space to be made for more food

Train 18, Indian Railways' fastest engine-less train, will offer passengers multiple food options in an elaborate menu. Sources in IRCTC told Financial Express Online that a Gatimaan Express-style men

Train 18 to have Gatimaan Express-style menu News

Theft of blankets and sheets on trains: Indian Railways steps up collecting bedrolls 30 minutes before arrival

Many incidents of theft of bedrolls in AC coaches of trains have been reported. Hence, Indian Railways has instructed its staff to start collecting bedrolls from passengers around 30 minutes before th

RAILWAYS News

India Gateway Terminal registers CAGR of 13.57 pct

DP World-operated India Gateway Terminal (IGTPL) in Vallarpadam announced on Tuesday that it has delivered a CAGR of 13.57% in the past three years -- higher than the three year CAGR of 11.41% registe

Infrastructure News

Navayiga Engineering eyes large power, port and highway projects in India, aborad

Having gained expertise from the Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, Navayuga Engineering Company (NECL) is on the lookout for large engineering infrastructure projects within the country

Infrastructure News

New UDAY Express rolls out soon! Indian Railways to introduce luxury double-decker train; details here

Indian Railways is all set to roll out a new UDAY Express or the Utkrisht Double-Decker Air-conditioned Yatri Express train in February.

New UDAY Express train to be introduced News

Soon use FASTags to buy petrol, pay parking fees! NHAI wants RFID device to be the “Aadhaar for vehicles”

A FASTag is a device, affixed on the windscreen of a vehicle that employs RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked

Infrastructure News

Free high-speed internet for passengers! How Indian Railways is setting up world’s largest public WiFi network

WiFi services have been provided at 715 railway stations across the zonal railway networks of the country. Indian Railways proposes to provide free WiFi services at 5,734 railway stations. This is a k

WI News

Food on trains to be more hygienic! IRCTC to set up several base kitchens to supply food to Indian Railways

IRCTC is taking multiple steps to improve the quality of meals that are being served to railway passengers on trains and at stations. IRCTC has opened as many as 8 new base kitchens at various railway

BASE News

Benefits of UDAN! Guwahati to become first city with international air connectivity to Bangkok, Dhaka

For affordable international connectivity under UDAN scheme, the state government of Assam is likely to provide a subsidy of Rs 4,400 and Rs 2,370 for a certain number of seats on flights operating on

Airlines/Aviation News

Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train: Take this cool Indian Railways ride through several tunnels, 42 bridges!

The train which has been introduced by the Western zone of Indian Railways last month runs on the picturesque Patalpani-Kalakund section in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district.

Infrastructure News

Swanky, faster trains, new reservation charts & more! 8 passenger friendly Indian Railways steps by March 2019

From better catering, to upgraded trains, public reservation charts and WiFi on railway stations, we take a look at 8 key benefits that passengers can look forward to by March 2019:

8 passenger friendly Indian Railways steps by March 2019 News

Commendable step! Solar panels to be fitted on Indian Railways trains on trial basis for all seasons

Railway Ministry plans to install solar panels on the rooftops of general coaches in the intercity trains of Northern and Southern Railways which run for two days, for conducting extended trials of th

SOLAR News

Rail Kumbh Seva mobile app: Know about trains and stations; 5 facts about Indian Railways new app for devotees

A slew of initiatives are underway by Indian Railways for Kumbh Mela 2019. The new app introduced by NCR will add as a digital aid for helping tourists in the city. Here's all you need to know about t

RAIL News

Better riding comfort! Indian Railways to replace coaches on all long-distance trains with modern LHBs

Soon, you will be able to enjoy several modern benefits while travelling in Indian Railways trains, with plans to replace ageing ICF coaches with modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) ones.

Infrastructure News

Indian Railways develops first ‘Make in India’ 8 wheeler underslung diesel-electric tower car; what it means

The Diesel Electric Tower Car (DETC) is a self propelled unit, which is used for periodic inspection as well as for patrolling and maintenance of over-head electric transmission equipment of routes th

Infrastructure News

Dholera to be India’s first greenfield industrial city; 10 facts about the upcoming smart city

Dholera is being developed from scratch as a smart city. The plan is to develop robust infrastructure for industrial development in this saline region, situated near the Gulf of Khambhat.

Infrastructure News

8000 patients treated by Lifeline Express in remote Tripura

Set up by NGO Impact India Foundation and Indian Railways and Ministry of Health in 1991, the Lifeline Express train has conducted 199 heath camps in different parts of the country since its inaugurat

LIFE News

Superfast train to stop at Amethi after Smriti Irani’s plea

In a letter to Irani, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said the Pratapgarh-Bhopal Express would stop at Jais station -- 31 km from Amethi town.

Infrastructure News

Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stones for road projects worth Rs 6,000 cr in Jodhpur

'We also have made sure that even planes could land on and take off from these roads,' Gadkari said, adding that his emphasis has been on quality in work, reduction of cost, bringing new technology in

GAD News

Railways, DoT on collision course over 700 MHz spectrum

Officials in the DoT told FE that state-owned telecom operator BSNL has also been asking for 700 MHz spectrum but is offering equity in return for the airwaves.

department of telecommunications, Railways, DoT, 4G spectrum, BSNL, airwaves, rural areas, telecom industry News

Krishnapatnam Port has emerged as largest transhipment port in east coast

The port, in Nellore district of Andhra, has emerged as the largest transshipment port on the east coast

Krishnapatnam Port, largest transhipment port, east coast, Sri Lanka,  Navayuga Container Terminal, KPCL News

Don’t miss your Indian Railways train! Soon, passengers will have to check-in 20 minutes before departure

With the Integrated Security System, Indian Railways is planning to seal railway stations 20 minutes before the scheduled departure of trains, to complete the process of security checks, similar to ai

rail News

NHAI to sign MoU with fuel retailers for issuing FASTags at petrol pump outlets

FASTags will be available at 50 fuel stations in Delhi NCR in the first phase, the transport ministry said. This will be expanded across India subsequently.

Infrastructure News

Narendra Modi in Odisha: PM launches projects worth over Rs 4500 crore

Narendra Modi is Odisha: PM Modi has launched many new railway projects, which included flagging off of the second passenger train service from Tatanagar to Badampahar.

Narendra Modi in Odisha News

Tin plate printed menu on Indian Railways trains! Dear passengers, don’t pay for food if bill not given

Indian Railways is taking a slew of measures to dish out more comforts for travellers and ensure accountability and transparency in catering services.

indian railways News

Another Indian Railways train vandalised! Passengers damage, steal from upgraded Surat-Muzaffarpur Express

Shameful acts continue! In news that should make our head hang in shame, another Indian Railways train has been vandalised by passengers.

Surat-Muzaffarpur Express vandalised News
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