More than three months after litigations were filed in the Gujarat High Court challenging land acquisition process for the bullet train project by the state government on several grounds including that it is not the appropriate authority to acquire lands
Deadlines are meant to be broken, or at least that’s what the Indian Railways believes. Be it the additional rail lines between Thane and Diva, CSTM and Kurla, or Mumbai Central and Borivali, it’s been years since they were proposed, but work is still ongoing at a snail’s pace.
ONE OF THE world’s largest employers, India’s largest employer, holding “the world’s largest recruitment drive”, at a cost of around Rs 800 crore, to sift through 2.37 crore applicants, to hire 1.2 lakh.
Union Cabinet Approves Plans To Let Indian Railways Commercially Develop Land, Air Space At Stations
The Cabinet on Wednesday has cleared the way for the railways to commercially develop land and air space in and around stations by approving its station redevelopment plans, according to a statement.
A statement from the minister of state for railways to a local parliamentarian has indicated that the process of creation of a separate railway zone for Andhra Pradesh will be delayed further.
The government’s major initiatives in the Railways, including a dedicated freight corridor, in addition to the emphasis on infrastructure development and passenger services, would herald considerable progress in the coming years, union minister Rajen Gohain said Wednesday.
Saft, a century old French battery maker that powers most of ISRO’s satellites, is expanding work in its factory in Bidadi in Karnataka to cater to the growing adoption of metro railways, electric locomotive engines, and the rapid penetration of mobile telephones in India.
It has come to light that the Ministry of Railways had spent a whopping Rs 13.46 crore on the inauguration of various rail projects and services via video conferencing between November 2014 and September 2015, an RTI query has revealed.
Rescinding its earlier decision, the Railways will now push for only an 850 km section between Mathura and Vadodara to be equipped with a modern signalling system at an estimated cost of about Rs 2,000 crore.
Get ready to shell out more for tea and coffee while travelling by trains as the Indian Railways has revised the rate from Rs 7 to Rs 10. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) issued the order after reviewing the tariff and menu of meals on board.