The UNESCO world heritage building of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) will undergo a revamp of Rs 43 crore. The authorities are planning to restore the station’s original look.
Amid strong opposition from political parties and villagers alike, work for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train is in full swing.
Planning a weekend getaway? You may need to put them on hold, as the Railways is planning a ‘Mega Block.’ A ‘Mega Block’ refers to a disruption of services by the national carrier, in order to carry out much-needed maintenance work
It looks like Indian Railways is taking the Digital India campaign very seriously as they have developed apps for almost every passenger-specific service they provide, reports Mint.
In occupied Kashmir, mobile Internet and train services were suspended in South Kashmir following the killing of a youth by Indian troops in Kulgam district.
Railways mull Rs 6,250-cr ‘airplane-like’ replacement to flawed bio-toilets after already spending Rs 1,620 cr on upgrade
Having spent nearly Rs 1,370 crore on 136,985 railway bio-toilets–criticised for being “no better than septic tanks”–and after earmarking Rs 250 crore to install bio-toilets on remaining trains by March 2019, the railway ministry is now considering “upgraded” vacuum bio-toilets at a cost of Rs 6,250 crore.
As public opposition is emerging against Chennai-Salem Greenfield corridor, a pet project of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, state police on Monday arrested leading environmental activist Piyush Manush for his alleged role in organising people against the project.
Describing the bullet train as an “extremely essential” for India, Railway Board chairman (CRB) Ashwani Lohani on Monday said that the public transporter looked at it as a project that would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country.
Truck drivers in the state joined an all-India indefinite strike on Monday, to protest against high diesel prices, high rates of third-party insurance and other issues concerning lorry owners.
Constant complaints made by people and passenger associations has forced the Railways to expedite the Thane-Diva 5, 6 lines, whose perennial incomplete status has created several problems.