In a backdrop of Nepal’s improved strategic inclination towards China, Delhi has offered cross border rail connectivity and commits soft loans of $340 million to Kathmandu for more than 15 road projects
Indian Railways to roll out ‘Make in India’ 160 kmph self-propelled ‘world-class’ train sets at half the cost of import!
Indian Railways is all set to roll out a ‘first of its kind’ semi-high speed self-propelled train set! Yes, the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) will ‘Make in India’ the EMUs (Electric Multiple Units) that can travel at speeds of up to 160 kmph.
Thanks to a bumper onion crop this time, the railways will be providing one extra goods train, in addition to existing three
With earnings from freight at an all time low, the Indian Railways has decided to let go of its annual target of commissioning of tracks as track laying slows down the speed of trains, thus affects the movement of freight.
India has expressed interest to link Kathmandu with two Indian cities, New Delhi and Kolkata, using direct railway lines in a bid to strengthen cross-border connectivity and facilitate movement of people between the two countries.
India is way behind China on investment in railway, including border infrastructure, says Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, even as he defends the government’s delivery record in MoUs with other countries such as Japan, China and Korea
The Indian Railways has witnessed an exceptional jump in “sabotage” cases with around 18 incidents reported in the last 40 days of 2017
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled the first phase of the Station Redevelopment Programme on Wednesday. Further, tenders are being floated for 23 out of a total of 400 stations set to get a facelift under this programme.
The ministry of railways today launched the first phase of station redevelopment programme covering commercial development of 23 stations across the country, which is expected to see investments worth Rs 9,000 crore.
Habibganj railway station to be redeveloped: What Indian Railways first ‘world-class’ station will offer
As part of Suresh Prabhu-led Indian Railways bid to revamp and modernise infrastructure, many railway stations are all set to undergo massive redevelopment work over the coming years