Vande Bharat Express or Train 18, which is India’s first self-powered engine-less train is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. Designed to run at 160 kmph, the Train 18 breached the 180 kmph mark on Sunday during a trial in the Kota-Sawai Madhopur section
There was a time when AIR or All India Radio was the only media source for Railway passengers, during their travel. Then came walkmans, and iPods, and then smartphones, through which passengers can access content while traveling.
Continuing with its streak of announcing good news, Indian Railways has announced its plan of introducing numerous trains in 2019. Reports have been confirmed that some more trains of Humsafar Express, Antyodaya Express, and Uday Express are to be launched soon.
Global coal production fell by 6.2% last year. That’s the largest annual decline on record. Consumption was down, too, for the second year in a row, falling 1.7%.
Govt Will Ban Petrol/Diesel Cars By 2030, Only Electric Cars To Be Sold; Niti Aayog Suggests Outsourcing of Govt. Jobs
Govt of India has reconfirmed their plans to go full ballistic for electric cars. An announcement which will make Elon Musk and patrons of electric vehicles super happy, India plans to allow the sale of only electric cars by 2030, which is just 13 years away.
Over 400 train stations in India have free WiFi services, thanks to the venture between Indian Railways and Google. Indian Railways has grown by leaps and bounds in the past couple of years, and continues to follow the latest trends.
Since last year, we have been speculating about making Aadhaar card a mandatory requirement for booking train tickets. IRCTC had been giving us hints, but no formal announcement was made