The much-touted plan to convert half of a 12-car local into air-conditioned rakes seems to be just an idea. Railway authorities claim it’s technically unfeasible to have both AC and non-AC bogies on a single local train.
Coal India Ltd’s (CIL) effort to help power plants replace imported coal with domestic supplies hasn’t been quite a success as select power producers continue with their imports, which has worried the ministry.
Indian railways will soon offer affordable houses. The Railways, initially, will begin the work at some selected railway stations. According to Zee Media sources, the IRSDC (Indian Railway Station Development Corporation
Fossil fuel most at risk due to a large-scale addition of renewable energy, led by solar, in the recent past is coal. S&P Global Platts Analytics’ report on Global Solar Outlook (2019-2025) reveals that the coal new-builds or new coal-based power plants have declined to just four gigawatt (gw) last year.
There is good news for Mumbai train travellers as the second Train 18, which has been named as Vande Bharat Express will run till Mumbai.
The RBI’s decision to cut its key interest rate by 25 basic points will most definitely spur growth. It also signals a welcome departure from its previous stand — from calibrated tightening to neutral
Even as the Ahmedabad metro rail is expected to start running by next month, it is learnt that plans to extend the metro up to the airport, in the second phase of the project, have been dropped.
The Indian Railways (IR) has seen improved earnings from both freight and passenger traffic in the first 10 months of this fiscal as freight loading improved and more reserved passengers flocked to the railways.
The record investment proposed in the Interim Budget for railways is a much-desired requirement at a time when the sector is chugging along on its tracks with a lesser number of wheels, axles and wagons.
While describing the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) as one of the largest social intervention schemes executed in the world, an IIM-A working paper on the scheme has warned that increase in LPG price could lead many beneficiaries back to traditional fuel.