In a bid to improve connectivity and to make northeast region a destination paradise, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRTC) and the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) recently launched the “Aastha Circuit Train” a special pilgrim train for the Northeastern region here.
The trial run of chair car bogies under the model rail coach project was carried out from Habibganj railway station to Barkheda on Friday.
To make the movement of about 200 trains faster on a highly congested route, the railways is inching closer to equip the entire Ghaziabad-Kanpur route with modern signalling and communication system
India is pushing for better land connectivity with neighblouring Nepal and Bangladesh for effective sub-regional cooperation despite the obstacles created by the absence of SAARC Motor Vehicles and Railways Agreements.
In a backdrop of Nepal’s improved strategic inclination towards China, Delhi has offered cross border rail connectivity and commits soft loans of $340 million to Kathmandu for more than 15 road projects
Electrification and automation company Siemens Ltd and Siemens Rail Automation, Spain, have jointly won an order worth Rs 287 crore to supply signalling technology for first two metro lines of Nagpur Metro.
Indian Railways to roll out ‘Make in India’ 160 kmph self-propelled ‘world-class’ train sets at half the cost of import!
Indian Railways is all set to roll out a ‘first of its kind’ semi-high speed self-propelled train set! Yes, the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) will ‘Make in India’ the EMUs (Electric Multiple Units) that can travel at speeds of up to 160 kmph.
Government think-tank Niti Aayog wants the Railways to prepare a plan similar to Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) and National Highways Development Programme (NHDP) to link districts which are not on rail map.
Within three weeks of Budget announcement, the Finance Ministry today started the process of listing three rail PSUs — IRCTC, IRFC and IRCON.
The government has kickstarted the process of listing three rail PSUs IRCTC, Ircon and IRFC by seeking initial bids from merchant bankers for their respective IPOs