Bullet train compensation for land to be much more

Bullet train compensation for land to be much more

The compensation package for the farmers whose land will be acquired for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train project will be “much more” than what is mandated by the Land Acquisition Act, a senior official has said.

Modi Rejects Plan To Turn CST Into Museum

Modi Rejects Plan To Turn CST Into Museum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned down Railway Minister Piyush Goyal’s ambitious plan to convert Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus into one of the first museum-cum-railway stations in India, ministry sources said.
The terminal was built over 10 years, starting in 1878. It was designed on the late medieval Italian models and it was elevated to the status of a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2004.

Tech To Protect Rail Systems From Cyber Threats

Tech To Protect Rail Systems From Cyber Threats

Rail transport is undergoing a huge transformation thanks to automated, wireless and connected technologies that whoosh passengers down the tracks faster and more efficiently than ever before possible.