The Commissioner of Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) and representatives from the Railway Safety Commission have issued authorisation to open a key section of the Hyderabad metro in the Indian state of Telangana.
Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Indian Railways will completely phase out diesel locomotives in the next five years and will switch to electric locomotives with the focus on increasing speed.
Tuesday, the 21st of November was a special day for the people of Naxal-hit Kirandul (in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh), as they will no longer have to travel miles to Jagdalpur to board an ‘Express’ train.
Two months after a run-in with US giant General Electric Co. (GE) over the manufacture of diesel locomotives, Indian Railways has decided to phase out diesel engines in the next five years and switch entirely to electric ones.
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda), Indian Railways and Life Insurance Corporation of India are in disagreement over the ‘status’ of the proposed borrowing by the Railways as the regulator demands that the funds belonging to millions of common insurers be ring-fenced as stipulated by regulations, two people familiar with the developments said.
The Indian Railways has decided to go ahead with its global tender for rails despite stiff opposition from the steel ministry, which had flagged the government’s policy of giving preference to domestic manufactured iron and steel for government procurement.
The Supreme Court has upheld the Metro-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad’s (MEGA) decision to disqualify China’s state-run rail company.
Aiming to reduce the possibilities of signals failing, Indian Railways has undertaken remote condition monitoring of the system, a new approach for the national transporter, to predict failures through the effective use of Artificial Intelligence.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched a stinging attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for questioning the role of bullet trains in India.
Piyush Goyal’s Cool Reply To Bullet Train Critics: Rajdhani The Last New Technology Introduced In Railways!
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has slammed critics of the bullet train project, questioning those who are opposed to the introduction of new technology in Indian Railways.