Indian Railways (IR) has planned for installation of solar energy projects on unused vacant Railway land. State-wise details where action has been taken for installation of Solar electricity projects on unused vacant Railway land are as follows: i) Chhattisgarh- 50 Mega Watt (MW) at Bhilai. ii) Uttar Pradesh – 3 MW at Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli. iii) Haryana- 2 MW… Continue reading "Indian Railways plans for installation of solar energy projects on unused vacant Railway land"
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In compliance to the announcement made in Union Budget 2020-21, Kisan Rail trains have been introduced by Indian Railways to enable speedy movement of perishables including fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, fishery and dairy products from production or surplus regions to consumption or deficient regions. Kisan Rail services are time tabled as well as demand based. Since the launch of first… Continue reading "Nearly 1,600 Kisan Rail services operated since launch of the service in August, 2020"
During his visit to Madhya Pradesh on 15th November, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the redeveloped Rani Kamalapati Railway Station, 2021 at around 3 PM. The redeveloped Rani Kamalapati Railway station, named after brave and fearless Queen Kamalapati of the Gond kingdom, is the first world class railway station in Madhya Pradesh. Redeveloped in Public Private Partnership (PPP)… Continue reading "PM to dedicate to the nation the redeveloped Rani Kamalapati Railway Station in Bhopal"
Brahmaputra Mail becomes the first passenger carrying train on Electric Traction up to Kamakhya station of Guwahati in N.F.Railway
Marking an important step towards green transportation, the first passenger train to run entirely on electric traction arrived at Kamakhya station today. The train No. 05956 Delhi – Kamakhya (Brahmaputra) Mail Special leaving from national capital city reached Kamakhya station of Guwahati today at 13-30 hours covering more than 2000 Kms on electric traction. Similarly, in return direction, the train… Continue reading "Brahmaputra Mail becomes the first passenger carrying train on Electric Traction up to Kamakhya station of Guwahati in N.F.Railway"
Successful trainees of the first batch under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) get self-employment toolkits and certificates
Indian Railways’ Production Unit, Banaras Locomotive Works organized a function for distribution of self-employment toolkits and certificates for successful trainees under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) on 13.10.2021. This marks the culmination of the 100-hour training program organized by BLW for training of the first batch, in Technical Trades viz. Electrician, Fitter, Machinist, and Welder, under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana… Continue reading "Successful trainees of the first batch under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) get self-employment toolkits and certificates"
Smt. Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Railways and Textiles dedicated new version of ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ song to the Nation through video conferencing today. The new version of this song has been prepared by Railway employees and officers. During the event, Chairman & CEO, Railway Board, Shri Suneet Sharma and senior Railway officers were also present. This song… Continue reading "Smt Darshana Jardosh dedicates new version of ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ song to the Nation"
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved doubling of Rajkot-Kanalus railway line. The total estimated cost of the project will be Rs.1,080.58 crore and its escalated / completion cost is Rs.1,168.13 crore. The total length of doubling of line is 111.20 km. The project will be completed in four years.… Continue reading "Cabinet approves doubling of Rajkot-Kanalus railway line"
Indian Railways has focussed on execution of maintenance works pending for several years confronting Railways with severe bottlenecks. In this series, Indian Railway has taken up major tunnelling work in a big way for Broad gauge 3rd line between Barkhera – Budni (26.50 kms.) section of Bhopal – Itarsi third line projectof West Central Railway zone. Indian Railways’ PSU, Rail Vikas… Continue reading "Indian Railways getting Future ready"
For the convenience of passengers during Ganapati Festival and to clear the extra rush during the festive season, Indian Railways will run 261 Ganapati Special trains to various destinations on Special Fare. Central Railway to run 201 Ganapati Special Trains, Western Railway to run 42 Ganapati Special Trains, KRCL to run 18 Ganapati Special Trains . These trains have already… Continue reading "Indian Railways plans to run 261 Ganapati Special Trains"
The Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organization (RWWCO) celebrated the 75th Independence Day on 15th August 2021 at its Little Kingdom Nursery School, Sarojini Nagar. Mrs. Alpana Pant Sharma, President, RWWCO, was the chief guest who hoisted the National Flag. This was followed by plantation drive in the school premises. Later, she also visited various centers like Dastak Center, Masala Center & Silai… Continue reading "Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organization (RWWCO) organises Independence Day Celebrations"