Indian Railways goes green! Piyush Goyal-chaired Ministry of Railways is taking various steps in a bid to promote a green environment and renewable energy. From the installation of bio-toilets to the electrification of railway tracks
The Kashi Vishwanath Express, that runs between Varanasi Junction in Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi Railway Station has got a brand new look. The First class AC coaches have been renovated with several premium facilities.
GPT Infraprojects has bagged an order valued at Rs 362.16 crore from Rail Vikas Nigam, Varanasi. The order involves the construction of Roadbed, Viaduct, Major and Minor Bridges, RUBs, ROBs, Track Linking
India is set to award its first global rail supplies tender to local firms, shunning major foreign bids, as part of its efforts to develop domestic manufacturing, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India today slammed railways’ flexi-fare scheme saying that the transporter needs to fine tune it. Railways ministry had implemented the flexi-fare scheme in all Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains in September 2016.
Ministry of Railways conducted a one day workshop “Mission Raftaar” aimed at raising the average speed of freight trains and coaching trains in New Delhi. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railways & Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman,Railway Board.
Ministry of Railways and RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL), a CPSE under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways, signed a Memorandum of Uunderstanding (MoU). RCIL is implementing several Rail projects all over India for doubling, New Line, Electrification, Workshops etc.
Ministry of Railways and, Indian Railway Construction Company, International Ltd (IRCON) a Central PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways, signed an MoU with Ministry of Railways.