To improve connectivity of Leh and adjoining areas in Jammu and Kashmir state with other parts of India, the Indian Railways has started work on its ambitious plan to link the cold desert of Ladakh with Manali in Himachal Pradesh with a high-elevation all-weather rail track at the height of 3,300 metres.
Railways growth: How Rail Wheel Factory has kept the machinery rolling, save nation billions of dollars
With over 12,000 locomotives of both electric and diesel types, 50,000 coaches and 2 lakh wagons, plenty of wheel-sets are needed to keep them rolling on Indian Railways’ 65,000-km network of steel rails.
In these days of low-budget airlines, it is only thought a common, time-taking mode of travel. But given Mahatma Gandhi, the Kakori conspiracy, the Partition refugees’ trains, Godhra, or even films from “Aradhana” to “Dilwalwe Dulhaniya Le Jayenge” and “Sonar Kella” to “Sholay
In order to accelerate growth in the State of Rajasthan, Centre is focussing on the development of infrastructures and railway facilities, said Union Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu in an interaction with a business daily.
Now that the mandatory railway meals are becoming optional, travellers will now have the option to pre-book fast food on the trains, directly from their mobile.
Railways station redevelopment drive: Public sector giant to hold road shows abroad to attract investors
Enthused by the response received from overseas developers for the station redevelopment programme, the Indian Railways will hold roadshows abroad to showcase the financial robustness of the scheme and attract more investors.
The musical fountain at Lucknow’s Gomti riverfront will get functional soon as the state government is expected to deposit Rs 9.5 crore custom duty to get the Rs 100 crore water-show equipment released from Indian Railways on Friday.
The Indian Railways are launching new ‘Humsafar’ coaches to enhance the travel experience. The new coaches are equipped with facilities like GPS-based passenger information system, and fire and smoke detectors.
A group of probationers of the Railway Protection Force called on President Pranab Mukherjee today at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The Indian Railways will invest Rs 15,000 crore in retrofitment of coaches over the six years starting the current financial year.