Electrification of Tiruchi–Karur–Erode broad gauge section reached at the stage of completion

Date of Post: 26 Oct, 2017 The electrification work of the 140 km Tiruchi–Karur–Erode broad gauge section has reached an advanced stage of completion. Overhead wiring works are over in the stretch from Karur to Chavadipalayam towards Erode and from Karur to Mutharasanallur towards Tiruchi. CORE (CENTRAL ORGANISATION FOR RAILWAY…

Alstom Commences Production Of First Electric Engine At Its India’s First Electric Locomotive Manufacturing Facility, Madhepura

Date of Post: 12 Oct, 2017 Alstom successfully commenced production at its greenfield electric locomotive manufacturing facility in India. Located at Madhepura, in the state of Bihar, it is Alstom’s first electric locomotive manufacturing facility in the country, set to transform the heavy freight transport landscape in the country. Commencing…

GE Transportation marks the arrival of first of 1000 locomotives in India

Date of Post: 11 Oct, 2017 NEW DELHI: GE Transportation today took another important step forward in its partnership with Indian Railways when the first of 1,000 diesel-electric Evolution series locomotives arrived at India’s Mundra Port. Image Credit: GE This will be the first ever diesel-electric locomotive running on Indian…

Mission Raftar: Railways To Increase Speed Of Trains Between Mumbai-Chennai & Howrah-Chennai To 160 Kmph

Date of Post: 09 Oct, 2017 Chennai: In a boost to the Ministry of Railways “Mission Raftar” initiative, a feasibility report is being prepared to increase the speed of trains between Mumbai-Chennai & Howrah-Chennai to 160 kmph. In the Budget 2017-18, earlier, 2 corridors Delhi-Mumbai & Delhi-Howrah were sanctioned at…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Flags Off Maiden Run Of Antyodaya Express Between Udhna and Jaynagar

Date of Post: 09 Oct, 2017 Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi flagged off the maiden run of the First Antyodaya Express originating from Gujarat, being run between Udhna and Jaynagar at a function held at Bharuch, o­n 8th October, 2017 through video link. Image Credit o­n this occasion, Shri…

Union Cabinet Apprised Of MoU Signed By Railways With Switzerland To Help The Two Countries In Developing Tilting Trains

Date of Post: 05 Oct, 2017 New Delhi: The Union cabinet was on Wednesday apprised of a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) signed by the Ministry of Railways with Switzerland which would help the two countries in developing tilting trains. Tilting trains tilt on approaching a bend, just like a motorbike…

Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Switzerland on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector

Date of Post: 04 Oct, 2017 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding between Ministry of Railways, Government of India and the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications of Swiss Confederation on Technical Cooperation in Rail…