The Indian Railways is estimated to have posted an all-time high revenue of Rs 1.68 lakh crore in the just-ended fiscal year, powered by its focus on boosting freight traffic and innovative steps on passenger fares.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari yesterday said that the central government has sanctioned Rs. 4,300 crore for the construction of ring roads – one each in Jammu and Srinagar – to decongest traffic in the two cities of Jammu and Kashmir.
It’s the beginning of a new erea of road connectivity in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Yesterday, the all-new 9 km-long Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir
The railways will install an advanced, multi-level fire detection and response system in premier trains like Rajdhani Expresses and the upcoming Tejas Express.
The railways carried 1107 million tons of goods, exceeding the freight target despite the gloomy market scenario in 2016-17 fiscal.
The Chenani-Nashri tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation on Sunday, is the India’s first and the world’s sixth tunnel to have a transverse ventilation system, providing fresh air to motorists.
The Indian Railways has extended the date for the service charge exemption on railway tickets booked online till June 30
A day after eight conventional coaches of Mahakaushal Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh, the railways on Friday said it is committed to provide safe journey to passengers and is making all efforts to proliferate modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches in trains.
Ratnagiri Gas and Power Projects Ltd (RGPPL) (or the erstwhile Dabhol Power Project) in Maharashtra has started supply 500 mw power to Railways, thanks to an agreement it signed recently with Railways for supply of 500 MW power to Railways at fixed price for five years starting from midnight of 31st March.
In One Of The Biggest Reforms In Road Transport Sector, Cabinet Okays Amendments To Motor Vehicle Bill.
Heavy penalties for traffic violations and Driving Licenses To Be Linked To Aadhaar.
The Cabinet on Friday approved the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016 that provides for linking of driving license and vehicle registration with Adhaar-based platform and proposes heavy penalties for traffic violations.