Metrolite, a cheaper, smaller and slower urban rail transit system is set to ply from Rithala to Narela in the national capital as part of Delhi Metro’s Phase IV project. A lot similar to the normal Delhi Metro, Metrolite trains sports only three coaches and can accommodate around 300 passengers in one go.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Flags off 9 ‘Sewa Service’ Trains Connecting Small Towns to Major Cities
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday flagged off nine trains connecting small towns to major cities and said one of those, the Vadnagar-Mehsana train, was the railways’ gift to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sold tea at the Vadnagar station during his younger days.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will bring in eight coaches train on its oldest corridors – Red line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal New Bus Adda), Blue line (Dwarka-Noida City Centre) and Yellow line (Samaypur Badli-Huda City Centre) by March 2020.
A Delhi court on Monday asked the CBI and the ED to provide documents to the accused including former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his son Tejahswi and wife Rabri Devi in IRCTC scam cases on February 14 and 25 respectively.
Faced with rat menace at the railway stations, the Chennai division of Indian Railways spends approximately Rs 22,300 on trapping one rat, an RTI report has revealed. In the past three years, the local railway authorities has spent a whopping amount of Rs 5.89 crore on tackling this menace.
Tejas Express, India’s first private semi-high speed train, was flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and the commercial operation began from Saturday, October 5.
Platform Screen Doors (PSDs) have been put on the Pink and Magenta lines of Delhi Metro due to technical requirement and their installation at all the stations would increase the cost of operation, the DMRC has told the Delhi High Court.
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday flagged off New Delhi-Lohian Khas ‘Sarbat Da Bhalla Express’ at New Delhi railway station here. The train previously called the New Delhi-Ludhiana Intercity will ply from Delhi to Lohian Khas in Jalandhar via holy city Sultanpur Lodhi.
Public sector firm Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is planning an initial public offering (IPO) next year to fund its energy programmes, according to a report in Mint. The company has reportedly been valued at around Rs 5,000 crore by financial services company Investec.
After Reliance Industries, state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has built a road using single-use waste plastic as the industry demonstrated recycling opportunities to keep plastic in use whose alternative in paper or metal have much higher energy and water footprint.