First BHEL-built 6,000 HP Electric locomotive (Type WAG-9H) flagged-off

Date of Post: 16 Sep, 2018 New Delhi: As part of its diversification initiatives, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has expanded its footprint in the transportation sector with the flagging off of its first 6,000 HP electric locomotive (Type WAG-9H). The BHEL-manufactured locomotive was flagged off by Mr. Ghanshyam Singh,…

Indian Railways To Start Trials for Indigenously-Built Semi-High Speed ‘Train 18’ from September

Date of Post: 27 Aug, 2018 New Delhi: The Indian Railways will start trials for indigenously-built semi-high speed 'Train 18' from next month, a senior official of the ministry said. Once, successfully tested, it shall be inducted in the railways fleet. The RDSO (Research Design & Standards Organisation) will conduct…

JSPL prepares 1st Consignment of 1,000 Tonne of 260-Metre Long Rails for Indian Railways from Raigarh Plant in Chhattisgarh

Date of Post: 16 Aug, 2018 New Delhi: JSPL (Jindal Steel and Power Ltd), on Wednesday, sent the first consignment of rails for Indian Railways from its Raigarh plant in Chhattisgarh, according to a company official. The shipment of 1,000 tonne of 260-metre long rails from the plant to a…

New Production Facility of Wabtec, Texmaco JV Inaugurated in Kolkata

Date of Post: 16 Aug, 2018 Kolkata: Wabtec and Texmaco had the grand opening, on Tuesday, of their joint venture facility in Kolkata. The JV between Texmaco Ltd and US-based Wabtec Corporation would manufacture specialised and value-added products for Indian Railways at the Adventz Group company's Belgharia facility near Kolkata.…

Development of Railway facilities in Sri Lanka by Indian Railways

Date of Post: 10 Aug, 2018 Two Public Sector Undertakings, namely IRCON International Limited and RITES Limited, have signed agreement with Government of Sri Lanka for development of railway facilities. IRCON International Limited has signed agreement in following areas: (i) Rehabilitation of Colombo-Matara Coastal Railway line on 06.03.2009; (ii) Restoration…