Railways seeks partnership with industry for ‘complete transformation’ of the railway network

New Delhi: On Wednesday, the Indian Railways (IR) asked the industry to partner with it for the "complete transformation" of the railway network in the country. Railway Board Member (Rolling Stock) Ravindra Gupta, addressing the 4th Global Rail Convention under the aegis of PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry here,…

Railways sanctions Rs 218 crore for electrification of Villupuram-Thanjavur rail line

Nagapattinam: The Railway Ministry has sanctioned Rs 218 crore (approx US$ 34 Million) for electrifying the Villupuram-Thanjavur railway line in Tamil Nadu. As announced in the 2017-18 Union Budget, the electrification work of Villupuram-Cuddalore Port – Mayiladuturai-Thanjavur line and Mayiladuturai to Thiruvarur line has been entrusted to Rail Vikas Nigam…

Allcargo Logistics join hands with Concor to ensure faster transportation

Indore: Allcargo Logistics has join hands with Concor (Container Corporation of India) in a bid to ensure faster transportation & enhance service offerings to customers by railway for EXIM trade. Allcargo Logistics said in a statement,"This partnership entails AllCargo to transport its containers on Concor rakes between JNPT to TIHI…

Kochi Water Metro: German bank KfW sends a team for visiting Water Metro rail sites

A three-members team from German Bank KfW, on Tuesday visited the areas where major boat jetties are expected to come up in Kochi. KMRL (Kochi Metro Rail Limited), which is spearheading the project, had a week ago, short-listed Aecom Consortium as the project’s general consultant. More Details:  The Kfw bank has…

AMRC decided to entrust metro rail project works to two companies

Vijayawada: AMRC (Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation) has decided to entrust metro rail project works, except metro rail depot at Nidamanuru, to two companies.Though DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) reportedly thought that it would be better to involve three major companies in metro rail works to facilitate speedy completion of the…