To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, Indian Railways is offering its unhindered services of Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods required to meet the needs of citizens of the nation. Transportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical equipment, food, etc in small… Continue reading "Parcel trains are expected to be of great utility to E Commerce Companies"
Category: Railway News
Indian Railways continues with its efforts to ensure availability of essential commodities throughout the country
On the 3rd day of the nation-wide complete lock down due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Railways continued making all efforts to ensure availability of essential commodities through its freight services. During the situation of lockdown in all the States, Indian Railways staff deployed at various good sheds, stations and control offices continued working on 24/7 basis to ensure that… Continue reading "Indian Railways continues with its efforts to ensure availability of essential commodities throughout the country"
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for taking up construction of Aligarh-Harduaganj flyover by Ministry of Railways. The total length of the railway flyover will be 22 kilometer. The project is expected to be completed by 2024-25 at a cost of over Rs. 1285 crore. At Aligarh Junction Station… Continue reading "CABINET APPROVES CONSTRUCTION OF ALIGARH-HARDUAGANJ FLYOVER"
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Ministry of Railways, Government of India with DB Engineering & Consulting GMBH of Germany for technological cooperation inRailway Sector. The MoU was signed in February, 2020. Details: This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for technological cooperation in Railway Sector will… Continue reading "Cabinet approves MOU between India and Germany in Railway Sector"
In view of current global pandemic of the Corona Virus, for containing its further spread through inter-personal proximity, it has been decided to close down metro rail services on all operational networks across the country till 31st March, 2020. Sh D S Mishra, Secretary Housing in a message to all MD’s today, has said, that this is being done in… Continue reading "Metro trains all over the country shut down till 31st March 2020"
In first of its kind initiative by South Central Railway, Hyderabad-New Delhi- Hyderabad Telangana Express, the iconic train that connects the State and the Nation’s Capital, has been wrapped with the colors of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), the Government owned Coal producing giant of India and also a premier freight customer of the Railways. The Secunderabad Division of SCR… Continue reading "Telangana Express adorned with “Singareni Colours” starts its run from Hyderabad to New Delhi"
Indian Railways organizes “Parivartan Sangosthi” to discuss next level of reforms for improving performance and efficiency of Railways
Accentuating on the agenda of reform & perform, Indian Railways is organizing a twodays conclave “Parivartan Sangosthi” in New Delhi which aims to deliberate on the suggestions received from the officers of various Zonal Railways to take Indian Railways to the next level of reforms. On this occasion, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of… Continue reading "Indian Railways organizes “Parivartan Sangosthi” to discuss next level of reforms for improving performance and efficiency of Railways"
Indian Railways has planned to source about 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Solar Power and about 200 MW of wind power progressively by 2021-22. 201 MW (98 MW solar and 103 MW wind power) has already been set up till 31.10.2019. This information was given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply… Continue reading "Use of Renewable Energy in Railways"
India’s first private train Delhi to Lucknow Tejas Express is all ready to hit the tracks from next week. The train will be flagged off by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 4 October and from the next day, it will start running in between New Delhi and Lucknow. The online ticket window opened on Friday evening, with a… Continue reading "Tejas Express’ fare and facilities: How it differs from govt train?"
The following special trains will be run in the view of onam festival to clear extra rush of passengers. Special fare special train from Trivandrum to Mangalore Jn. Train No.06095 Trivandrum – Mangalore Jn. special fare special train will leave Trivandrum at 18.05 hrs. on 09th September, 2019 and reach Mangalore Jn. at 07.30 hrs. the next day. Composition: AC 2-tier… Continue reading "Onam festival special Trains"