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86 year old dream comes true! PM Modi inaugurates Indian Railways’ Kosi Rail Mahasetu in Bihar; top 5 facts

Indian Railways' Kosi Mega Bridge project was completed during the coronavirus pandemic and for its completion, migrant labourers also participated.

PM Modi to inaugurate Kosi Rail Mahasetu and new Indian Railways’ lines, electrification projects in Bihar

The inauguration of this bridge is an important moment in Bihar's history along with the entire region connecting to the country's Northeastern part.

What are clone trains? Indian Railways to run 20 pairs of new special trains soon; know everything about them

Indian Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of clone special train services from 21 September 2020, considering the huge demand for travel on specific routes.

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Indian Railways’ New Delhi railway station to be world-class; GMR, Adani participate in pre-bid meeting

The New Delhi railway station redevelopment project would be developed on a Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Transfer, also known as the DBFOT model for 60 years' concession period.

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IRCTC special trains update: Indian Railways announces 40 clone trains for passengers – see full list

These 20 pairs of clone trains will be in addition to the 310 special trains that have already been pressed into service since the COVID-19 lockdown was partially lifted.

Piyush Goyal reviews Indian Railways’ DFC project and upcoming dashboard to monitor its progress in real-time

The DFC project, which comprises of Eastern DFC and Western DFC, will change the way India transports goods by enhancing connectivity, reducing logistics as well as by increasing freight speed.

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India’s first bullet train project faces resistance from farmers over compensation issue

Office bearers of Gujarat Khedut Samaj are holding meetings with affected farmers in South Gujarat to create awareness related to these issues.

According to him, the high speed rail project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is a multi-state project and hence it should be implemented as per central government norms

Indian Railways Nagpur station to get a makeover! Heritage Conservation Committee approves redevelopment plan

The redevelopment works on Nagpur station will be conducted by the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC).

Siemens, Hitachi among ten in fray for Rs 471-crore DFC project after China firm’s exit

The DFCs comprising the Eastern and Western corridors is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects being undertaken by the government at an overall cost of Rs 81,459 crore.

The project involves installation of signalling systems in 417 km of railway line in the Kanpur-Deen Dayal Upadhyay section.

Railway Board structure revised! Here’s the work distribution of Indian Railways’ board members

As per the decision taken by the Cabinet on 24 December, last year as well as ACC's approval on the restructuring of the board on functional lines, the Railway Board's composition has been revised rec

IRCTC special trains: Indian Railways RPF disrupts illegal software “Real Mango” used to corner reservations

Due to a rise in touting activities after the resumption of passenger train services, drive against touts was intensified by the RPF.

Good news for passengers! Indian Railways to upgrade non-AC Sleeper & General class coaches to AC coaches

The upgraded Sleeper Class coach will be an economical AC 3-tier Class coach, which will fall between the AC 3-tier Class and non-AC Sleeper Class coaches.

Boon for farmers! Indian Railways to launch India’s second Kisan Rail between Andhra Pradesh & Delhi; details

Indian Railways is all set to flag off India’s second and South India’s first Kisan Rail train service, from Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh to Adarsh Nagar in Delhi.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail: Why the timeline for completion of 1st bullet train project is unclear

Indian Railways is expecting the process of land acquisition to conclude in the state of Gujarat in three months and in the state of Maharashtra, in six months.

Mumbai’s CSMT is all set for a new makeover! Top 10 facts about Indian Railways’ world-class station project

The CSMT station redevelopment project, worth Rs 1,642 crore, will be handed over to a private bidder, who will have to finance and undertake the revamp work.

For the first time, Indian Railways’ Rajkot division flags off train carrying industrial salt; details

A total of 3,882 tonnes of industrial salt was loaded by the national transporter in 58 open wagons.

Private passenger trains: Why a rail regulator is needed to ensure level playing field

With the govt readying to launch private trains on the railway network, demand is growing for a regulator that can streamline operations and ensure parity between different operators.

IRCTC special trains: Cheer for Indian Railways passengers! Full list of 80 new trains to start from Sept 12

IRCTC special trains: Big cheer for Indian Railways passengers! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has decided to introduce another 80 IRCTC special trains from September 12.

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Indian Railways new time-table: 500 trains may be discontinued, faster passenger trains & more – top points

With the implementation of the new timetable, there will be room to run 15% more freight trains at higher speeds on exclusive corridors.

Indian Railways to offer fast & affordable parcel services for logistics, courier agencies; details here

For logistics/courier agencies, the national transporter is set to offer "fast, affordable, reliable, and easy to handle" parcel services.

In a first, Indian Railways installs Easy Spit Automatic Vending Machine at Nagpur station; how it’s useful

The items available through this Easy Spit automatic vending machine are priced from Rs 10 to Rs 20.

Piyush Goyal for more private investments in railway infra

The minister suggested that the government, through the DPIIT, can partner with CII along with like-minded countries – many of them in the G-20 – as well as trusted partners to promote new-age bus

In the last 17 months, not even a single railway passenger has died because of railway accident, he noted.

First-time ever in Indian Railways’ history! Railway Board Chairman appointed as CEO by Cabinet; details

Recently, the current chairman of the Railway Board VK Yadav was appointed as the CEO and the decision has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Delhi to Ahmedabad at 300 kmph! Indian Railways eyes India’s second bullet train project; details

For the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Delhi-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor, tenders have been invited by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) for data collection and as

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