Cabinet apprised of MoC between India and the Joint Stock Company “Russian Railways” on technical cooperation in the field of railways

Date of Post: 01 Nov, 2018 The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the following two instruments, namely, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC), with Russia on 5th October, 2018: MoU with the Ministry of Transport of…

Russia expresses interest to invest in DMIC, Railways, and Public Transport

Date of Post: 31 Oct, 2018 New Delhi: Mr Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry said, Russia has expressed his interest in investing in projects like DMIC (Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor) and smart cities besides railways, and public transport. In the Nov 23 trilateral meeting on INSTC (International North South…

Indian Railways to Use Aircraft-like Pressurised Coaches in Its Trains for World’s Highest Bilaspur-Manali-Leh Line

Date of Post: 29 Oct, 2018 The Railways is planning to use aircraft-like pressurised coaches in its trains for the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line, which will be the world’s highest railway track, so that passengers do not have breathing difficulties on board. The 465-km line to be built at a cost of…

Special Team Created to Ensure Speedy Trials of India’s First Semi-High Speed ‘Train-18’

Date of Post: 29 Oct, 2018 Railways has set up a separate team to ensure speedy trials of the first indigenously-built semi-high speed train, Train-18, that will roll out today from ICF (Integral Coach Factory), Chennai. A separate directorate of 6 senior officials has been created In the RDSO (Research…

Indian Railways gets its first loco with aerodynamic and ergonomic design

Date of Post: 27 Oct, 2018 Kolkata: Indian Railways has got the first engine with aerodynamic and ergonomic design produced by state-owned locomotive manufacturer CLW (Chittaranjan Locomotive Works). The engines will be used for haul of trains like Rajdhani Express, Gatiman Express, and Shatabdi Express to maximise the speed upto…