Northern Railway General Manager Vishwesh Chaube inspected the Railway Mechanical Workshop here today. He also flagged off a special wagon made in this workshop. Later, he held a meeting with Member of Parliament (MP) Gurjeet Singh Aujla.
Passengers are facing a tough time as most of the long-distance trains are running late due to inclement weather conditions. Six trains have been cancelled while seven others were rescheduled.
Most of the trains running between Delhi and other destinations in Punjab were running behind schedule causing harassment to travellers.
After just a day of near normalcy of trains on the Delhi and Amritsar/Ludhiana section, two intercity express trains on this route were cancelled and a few others, including New Delhi-Amritsar Swarn Shatabdi Express, were running late.
On the complaint of Kedarnath MLA Manoj Rawat regarding the alleged irregularities into the 200 kw solar power project at Kedarnath, an inquiry has been ordered by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh.
An Indo-Spanish technical cooperation agreement was signed between the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) and the Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF), Spain.
Representatives of ICL Waste Tech Limited, a company dealing in solid waste management solutions in California, USA, and China, gave a detailed presentation to Punjab Governor and UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore on conversion of solid waste into usable fuel cell pallets having calorific value more than coal and refuse-derived fuel (RDF).
On the occasion of Gita Jayanti here, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain and Chief Minister ML Khattar on Thursday flagged off a new train.
Punjab has forayed into tapping a cost-effective source of power — wind energy.The state has signed an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India to purchase 450 million units of power per year.
Rail traffic in the region remained off track especially on the trunk route of Amritsar-Ludhiana-New Delhi with both pairs of intercity express trains running late by one to more than six hours and passengers left to fend for themselves.