The ambitious Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) work on which started in April, will be completed by 2022, said Japanese Consul-General in Mumbai Ryoji Noda on Wednesday.
Describing the bullet train as an “extremely essential” for India, Railway Board chairman (CRB) Ashwani Lohani on Monday said that the public transporter looked at it as a project that would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country.
Loading of coal increased by 18.7 per cent during April-May to 431.5 rakes, Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Wednesday. Addressing a conference, he said: “Currently, April-May coal loading has increased by 18.7 per cent. Loading has increased from 363 rakes earlier to about 431.5 rakes in April-May 2018.”
In good news for builders in Mumbai, the Indian Railways is considering the proposal of the redevelopment of its residential colonies spread across the city. This proposal will open up 240 acres of land for development, which is a bonanza for the builders.
Western Railway (WR) on Tuesday launched the e-catering facility at 23 major stations on its network enabling passengers to order food of their choice from a wide range of restaurants and food chains while on move. “Our passengers can avail IRCTC’s e-catering services at 23 major stations of WR.
Western Railway’s in-house publication, Rail Darpan, writes about the glorious past of Western Railway (WR) and speaks about its bright future. It is a magazine that highlights the services rendered by WR to its millions of commuters and the hard work of its people to drive progress and safeguard its passengers.
The Union government has launched Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, to promote social harmony and apprises rural communities of various government welfare schemes and initiatives. The campaign was launched on April 14 and will continue till May 5 in 16000 villages across the country.
The Indian Railways at present have commissioned and are operating 27 sections as Green Corridors. All the trains plying on these sections are running with all the coaches equipped with bio-toilets.
To beef up security at the city’s railway stations, the Central Railway will be soon installing bomb detectors on the road, which are known as ‘Under Vehicle Scanning System (UVSS)’.
On March 13, 2018, the Parliament’s Lower House, the Lok Sabha, passed without debate two finance bills and 218 amendments. These included funding demands from 99 government ministries and departments.