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How many of you love hitting the road rather than taking the conventional, overcrowded train, or the boring, clinical flight? The smell of fresh air hitting your face with increasing velocities as you steadily climb through the revs on your vehicle is truly a different experience altogether.
Only last month the Union Road Transport and Highways Ministry had announced the building of a Super Expressway between Mumbai and Delhi. A dream come true for road trip enthusiasts, this super expressway is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities by half, covering 1,410 km in less than 12 hours!
The Indian Railways has always endeavoured to provide a smooth and comfortable travel experience to its passengers. In a move to increase the safety of train operations and reduce the chances of the signal failing, the Indian Railways had tried to implement Artificial Intelligence (AI) in November 2017. You can read more about that here.
Human and cattle interference on railway tracks is a problem the Indian Railways has to contend with regularly. Whether it is people deliberately crossing over them or cattle aimlessly wandering around them, the railway tracks are constantly trespassed. One can also blame popular culture, where singing and dancing around railway tracks is oddly popular.
For the Indian Railways, passenger convenience, safety and comfort have always been a top priority. Which is why their feedback has been very instrumental in bringing about key changes and improvements that make a journey just a little bit smoother.
According to a statement released by the Ministry of External Affairs, the India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG), has regularly been convening to discuss train services on the ongoing cross-border rail-link projects and will identify the requirements of operating train services on these cross-border rail links and go on to finalise other factors.
It is safe to say that this self-sustainable bio-toilet, the prototype of which also won the PM’s Swachh Bharat Award can cater to a family of five without needing refilling for over 15 years!
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The members of the first women batch of the Railway Electric Line Maintenance Section successfully carried on working with the electric lines on the railway tracks between Sasthamkotta and Thiruvalla, and Kayamkulam and Karuvatta, and performed dangerous tasks with ease.