In an effort to increase the productivity of locomotives, and streamline operations, the Indian Railways is all set to use mathematical formulas to calculate the number of locomotives required for each train.
Every day, for two hours, a vacant room on platform no. 4 of Varanasi railway station transforms into a bustling space full of students.
The Kolkata Metro Railway is the lifeline of the city. Thousands use it to travel to work, to schools, to the movies, every day. During the Durga Puja season, the Kolkata Metro remains open almost 24 hours a day.
The Chhattisgarh government is seeking to electrify all 19,000 villages in the next two years.
The ‘golden hour’ refers to the one hour right after you suffer a traumatic injury, which is crucial for professional medical attention.
Bringing back tourists to the Kashmir Valley has become a matter of priority for both the Central and State administration.
The UDAY will be an improvement over a regular AC coach, and will offer the following amenities
The railways got a bare two-minute mention in the current budget, with the finance minister choosing to focus only on the highlights of the year. This is in stark contrast to earlier years when hours would be spent listing every train and facility on the budget.
These two new trains, ‘Train 18’ and ‘Train 20,’ currently in the process of development at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai, will be the fastest in India, running up to a maximum speed of 176 km per hour. Gatimaan Express, which is India’s fastest running train, has a maximum speed of 160 km per hour.
Most of us, especially the youngsters, who travel on trains and make overnight journeys, are familiar with a request made by the elderly or women co-passengers—the request to exchange the berth which has been officially assigned.