In a big relief to rail commuters in Mumbai, the Railways will throw open phase I of the 12.4-km Nerul-Belapur-Seawoods-Kharkopar suburban railway line on Sunday.
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 World Bank feels that rail planning authorities here aren’t prioritising projects too well and that Mumbai’s extended suburbs need to be connected faster.
The state government on Monday fast-tracked the Wadsa-Desaiganj-Gadchiroli railway line project to take ahead its plans of holistic development in the Maoist belt of Maharashtra.
Central Railway has started a procedure to swap rakes to maintain the punctuality of trains departing from their originating stations, a senior Railway official said today.
Logistics major DHL and Rail Cargo Group (RCG), the freight division of the Austrian Federal Railways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish new rail route across six countries, tracing the Silk Road Economic Belt.
The much trumpeted dream project of high-speed rail of the Modi government to reduce travel time between metro cities drastically has so far been confined in the study stage and is yet to come on the drawing board.
Rail users have condemned the continuous cancellation of Mayiladuthurai – Trichy Express with railways announcing stoppage of its operation again for 21 days from May 11.
The operational lines of Phase 1 are yet to be properly linked with other modes of transport, but metro rail is already thinking of intermodal connectivity for Phase 2.
India’s first two intermodal transit hubs linking road, rail, water and rapid transit are set to come up at Nagpur, Maharashtra and Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, reports The Economic Times.