The Ministry of Railways on Tuesday announced that railway coaches specially designed for persons with disabilities or ‘divyang’ persons will now be built in every train operated by the Indian Railways. The announcement comes on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 69th birthday on September 17.
The Indian Railways is planning to gradually phase out generator cars from trains that will lead to creation of 20 thousand additional seats/berths for passengers, sources said.
The boisterous crowd of commuters at Andheri and Ghatkopar railway station has caught the attention of Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Ever since the stations were merged with Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar (VAG) Metro rail corridor, footfalls increased drastically, leading to crowd congestion.
New Delhi Railway Station was all decked up in the newly installed facade lighting. Indian Railways under its station redevelopment and beautification initiative has given NDLS new lights.
Iran’s ambassador to India, Ali Chegini, recently urged New Delhi to follow an independent line and take advantage of the opportunities presented by Iran in the oil and gas sector. To buttress his point, he showcased how Beijing had refused to follow the sanctions imposed by the US targeting Iran’s oil and financial sectors.
Starting tomorrow, Mumbaikars wanting to take Rajdhani trains to Delhi have more to look at. The Central Railway (CR) will add another train which will make it’s frequency four days a week starting from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT).
The state government on Monday said that over 2 lakh households will be covered under the state’s solar rooftop policy within a year which will help generate over 600 megawatt (Mw) of clean energy.
The Indian Railways is looking to eliminate all manned level crossings in the next four years. A Draft Cabinet Note circulated by the Indian Railways mentions this giant leap forward in rail safety.
In an unprecedented move, the Appellate Tribunal For Electricity (ATE) on September 6 issued an order seeking inputs from all stakeholders to resolve the problems faced by the power sector.
Reliance Industries (RIL) is looking at a minimum price of $5.4 per unit for the natural gas it plans to produce from newer fields in the Bay of Bengal block KG-D6 after changing the parameters to suit government policies.