While global crude oil hovered near two-weeks high on Friday, prices of petrol and diesel in India continued downward trend in the range of 8 paisa to 10 paisa per litre.
Under the Public Private Partnership initiative, Indian Railways in collaboration with General Electric (GE) has inducted two digitally enabled locomotives in a ceremony held at Northern Railway’s Diesel Loco Shed in Lucknow today.
Railways invites online applications of around 90,000 posts in Group C Level I (Erstwhile Group D) like Track maintainer, Points man, Helper, Gateman, Porter and Group C Level II categories like Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP), Technicians (Fitter, Crane Driver, Blacksmith, Carpenter) through Railway Recruitment Boards websites.
Under the Railway Ministry’s “Operation Swarn”, Western Railway’s premier Rajdhani Express on Tuesday got refurbished coaches.
In a bid to run faster trains on select high-speed corridors, Indian Railways is working on new plans which is likely come by April this year.
Concerned over cases of maintenance workers being run over by trains while patrolling the tracks, the Railway Board has now decided to add a personal safety device to their gear, along with their usual boots, gloves, rain coats, winter jackets and tool kit.
In order to promote heritage preservation, the Ministry of Railways have identified several reformative measures. The Railway Board has decided to launch a special drive to identify various heritage items/artefacts that are currently lying unnoticed at different locations.
According to a newspaper report, Railways have assigned official in the Research Designs & Standards Organisation and coach production units with the task of developing new design coaches that will be faster, reliable and will provide more comfort to the travellers.
Moody’s Investor Service on Monday affirmed its rating of Hindustan Petroleum Corp Limited (HPCL) to Baa2, following the company’s acquisition by the state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp (ONGC).
Complete modernisation of Indian Railways` entire signaling system, including automation, at a whopping cost of Rs 78,000 crore is likely to get the nod among other safety measures in the forthcoming budget.