JICA commences Technical Cooperation Project for Capacity Development on Railway Safety

New Delhi, December 4, 2018: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Ministry of Railways (MOR), Government of India (GOI) held the First Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) meeting to commence “The Project for Capacity Development on Railway Safety”. The Technical Cooperation (TC) project to be implemented during the next two years, aims to enhance the capacities of the Indian Railways (IR)…

NBCC Signed MOU To Redevelop 10 Railway Stations With Airport Like Amenities At Rs 5,000 Crore

Date of Post: 13 Nov, 2017 New Delhi: The RLDA (Rail Land Development Authority) & NBCC signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which 10 railway stations are to be redeveloped with airport-like amenities at a cost of Rs 5,000 Crore (approx US$ 763 Million). The completion deadline for the project’s…

Centre Releases Additional Rs 150 crore For Pithapuram-Kakinada Railway Line Project

Date of Post: 11 Oct, 2017 Pithapuram: The Centre has released an additional Rs 150 crore (approx US$ 23 Million) for the proposed Pithapuram-Kakinada rail line project. Earlier, it released Rs 50 crore (approx US$ 7.6 Million) for the project. More Information: The land acquisition has been going on for…

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…

Railway Rolls Out First 100% ‘Make in India’ LHB Coaches (Manufactured at ICF) With Enhanced Passenger Safety

Date of Post: 07 Oct, 2017 ‘Make in India’ the dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi just got a boost from Indian Railways. Indian Railways for the first time has rolled out 100% ‘Make in India’ LHB (Linke-Hofmann-Busch) coaches, with each and every component made in the country. Image…
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