Indian Railways Exploring Self-Propelled Trains like Metro For High Speed Corridors

Date: 12/06/2017 The Indian Railways is exploring the idea of using self-propelled trains like those used in Metro systems to realise its high-speed corridor dream. More Details: * Racing against time to bring a network of "high-speed corridors" on track, the Indian Railways is exploring self-propelled train sets similar to…

Railways to acquire 25 Shinkansen From Japan at an Estimated Cost of INR 5,000 Cr for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

Date: 12/06/2017 Railways is gearing up to acquire 25 E5 Shinkansen series bullet trains from Japan at an estimated cost of Rs 5,000 crore for the Modi government's first bullet train project. Features of the E5 Shinkansen Bullet Train: * The E5 Shinkansen series bullet trains to be pressed into…

Railways to invite financial bids worth over Rs 20,000 crore for manufacturing Modern coaches

New Delhi: The Indian Railways will invite financial bids worth over Rs 20,000 crore (approx US$ 3,125 Million) for manufacturing around 5,000 AC & non-AC coaches that will be equipped with modern facilities like automatic doors, forced ventilation system, bio-toilets, regenerative braking system & better interior design, the coaches will…