Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation & Its Work

IRSDC (Indian Railway Station Development Corporation), a special purpose vehicle of the Govt of India. Purpose To develop new stations and redevelop existing Indian railway stations. The core purpose of IRSDC is to build world class railway stations. The redevelopment effort is being administered as a Public Private Partnership People…

High Speed – Soon Can Become a Reality in India by Pankaj Agrawal

  Mr. Pankaj Agrawal, has over three decades experience in infrastructure, industry and international consultancy with main focus on railways and is presently working as Executive Director, RITES, India   Talgo trains, the name has caught the imagination of Indian people. The recent news of Talgo trains trials being conducted,…

FDI in Indian Railways for development of modern railway systems

Indian Railways serve a major precinct of the Indian sub-continent by fulfilling the immense transportation requirements and plays a crucial role in India’s surge in the international market as a key player. The Modi government has undertaken various steps towards achieving better Railway facilities and augmenting existing ones in terms…

Intermodal Europe To Showcase World First System For Weighing Containers on Chassis

New Zealand : BISON, the specialist developer of portable container weighing solutions, will launch a world first system for weighing containers on trailer chassis at the Intermodal Europe trade fair in Rotterdam in mid-November. BISON C-Legs are self-contained scales that attach to and lift a container just clear of the…

Bombardier is making a name for itself as a systems supplier

Since InnoTrans 2014 the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier has delivered 8,000 underground carriages and built 3,200 kilometres of new track. Speaking at his company’s press conference at InnoTrans 2016, Laurent Troger, CEO of Bombardier Transportation, used these figures to illustrate the dynamic nature of this sector. “The prospects for public transport…

GE is cooperating with DB Cargo on “self-monitoring” of locomotives and rolling stock

The US corporation General Electric (GE) has signed an agreement with DB Cargo as the first European rail operator for the purposes of carrying out digital locomotive diagnostics. At InnoTrans 2016 the chief executive of GE, Jamie Miller, announced that the pilot project, supported by the “RailConnect 360“ power management…