India Gets First Body Shell of 12000 HP Locomotive from Alstom France (France Unit) as Part of the Contract for Madhepura Locomotive Factory in Bihar

Date of Post: 21 Sep, 2017 The dream of India for having high power locomotives is coming closer to the reality with the arrival of first bodyshell of 12000 HP locomotive from France at Kolkata port on September 20th, Wednesday. Image Credit FIRST HIGH POWER LOCOMOTIVE BODY SHELL DELIVERED Indian…

ITC and The Leela Submitted bids for 5-star hotel project above Gandhinagar railway station

Date of Post: 14 Sep, 2017 Gandhinagar: A senior railway official said that the Renowned hotel chains ITC & Leela have bid for the operational rights for the ambitious 5-star hotel project above the Gandhinagar railway station in Gujarat. These 2 Hotel chains have submitted tenders to run the first…

Cabinet approves Barabanki-Akbarpur Doubling Project for promoting Speedy, Reliable & Safe Service

Date of Post: 14 Sep, 2017 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the 161 km long Barabanki-Akbarpur doubling project at a completion cost of Rs. 1,310.23 crore and is likely to be completed by 2021-22. The project will cover the…

Cabinet Approves Doubling Of Daund-Manmad Railway Line For Promoting Speedy, Reliable & Safe Service

Date of Post: 13 Sep, 2017 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Daund-Manmad doubling project of 247.5 km. The estimated cost of the project will be Rs.2,081.27 crore and completion cost of Rs. 2,330.51 crore with…

Second Phase Of Monorail Project May Get Safety Certification By October

Date of Post: 09, Sep, 2017 Mumbai: The second phase of Monorail project may get safety certification from the Railways by next month, revealed additional municipal commissioner Sanjay Khandare. The contractor, Scomi Engineering, has assured that the repair work for the 6 rakes in the Wadala depot will be completed…

Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal chairs a high level meeting on Safety in Train Operations with Railway Board officials

Date of Post: 08 Sep, 2017 The comprehensive review of Safety was undertaken at the meeting. The Minister emphasised on according top most priority to Safety. The Railway Minister directed to undertake immediate measures to address the problem of Unmanned Level Crossings & Derailments Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri…