Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL), an enterprise of Subhash Chandra led Essel Group, has bagged India’s first railway project under Annuity mode for Rs 1,706 crore on the Eastern Freight Corridor connecting Howrah and Chennai main line.
China and Nepal today said they would take forward plans to build a trans-Himalayan railway and economic corridor. This was decided at a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries. They also invited India to join the project.
Over two years after it was announced with much fanfare, decks have been cleared for a big ticket railway project — the Rail Coach Refurbishing and Rehabilitation Factory — at Barhi in Sonepat district in Haryana.
Central Railway today started a four-day traffic block to complete the first phase of the Belapur-Seawoods-Uran railway project.
The world’s tallest bridge over the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district, currently under-construction, will be able to withstand up to 8 magnitude earthquakes and high-intensity blasts, according to railway officials.