Train service has been suspended on Saturday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where a militant and a Sub Inspector (SI) of state police were killed in an encounter on Friday evening on the city outskirts.
The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway was closed for vehicular traffic following fresh snowfall while traffic on historic Mughal road was suspended this afternoon due to slippery conditions.
The security of Rail Bhawan, manned by Railway Protection Force(RPF) and Railway Protection Security Force (RPSF), will now be under the Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) .
The work on metro rail line from Bahadurgarh in Haryana to Mundka (Delhi) has almost been completed and the testing work of the railway track will soon be started.
President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated ‘Namma Metro’ Phase I on the Green Line between Mantri Squre and Yelachenahalli at Vidhana Soudha here today.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said that the Government was giving a big push to the use of renewable energy and electrification in the Railways for ensuring sustainability and cost efficiency.