The expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) for Infrastructure and CRZ projects of the Union Environment Ministry has deferred the proposed terminal and capacity enhancement of berths operated by the JSW Group’s South West Port Ltd at the Mormugao port, citing concerns of air pollution raised during a week-long public hearing.
The Modern Coach Factory of Railways in Rae Bareli has submitted a proposal to multiply its yearly production capacity by five times to 5,000 Linke Hoffman Busch (LHB) coaches every year from the current 1,000, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Friday.
Indian Railways, the country’s largest freight mover, has started exploring a design change in its rolling stock to see if coal and other minerals can be carried in covered wagons instead of open ones to prevent coal dust from flying into the environment and also to expand the use of wagons.
Mumbai is generally considered as a safe destination for women and to further boost that image, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Western Railway (WR) has developed and introduced a mobile application for female commuters travelling between Churchgate and Virar suburban railway stations.
The Indian Railways may not be able to provide confirmed berths to all those who book tickets, but it will soon start predicting on its website if waitlisted tickets have any chance of getting confirmed at all.