Alstom-Railways JV struggles to meet locomotive target
The Electric Locomotive Factory at Madhepura in Bihar was one of the two major locomotive projects awarded in 2015 as part of the Make in India initiative, the second being a joint venture with GE. The Rs 20,000 crore Madhepura project was tasked with manufacturing 800 high-powered locomotives in 11years. The JV is the largest FDI in the railway sector.
Niti Aayog's draft for pvt trains: 15-minute head start, max speed of 160 kmph, own guard, crew
A slew of draft documents -- for Request for ...
Train 18 gets EIG clearance, likely to be launched in a week
The 16-coach train, built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore, is regarded as ...
Chennai ICF set to remake Vande Bharat rakes
The Indian Railways is set to procure 44 rakes of Vande Bharat trains from the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai. It had earlier scrapped a previous tender in order to tweak specifications of the rakes.
Durgapur Steel Plant despatched the first consignment of wheels for Kolkata Metro today
The design of Kolkata Metro wheel is critical due to its complex web profile, which is different from the existing products that are supplied by DSP. The dimensions of these wheels are also different from the existing wheels.
Yatish Kumar appointed as Chairman, MD of Braithwaite
Kumar, whose appointment took place with effect from May 28, 2018, has over two decades of experience of working with the Indian Railways in various capacities.
Isro: Trial of satellite-based warning system at unmanned railway crossings satisfactory
RDSO, in its report, said though the Isro technology has worked satisfactorily, it wants certain modifications before its rollout.
New railway vendor registration system launched
Indian Railways has an annual procurement bill of Rs 50,000 crore every year.
Indian Railway develops warning system for unmanned level crossings
Mishaps at level crossings account for about 40% of train accidents and about 60% of fatalities due to the failure of the railways to man these crossings.
Need for zero failure in signalling systems in Railways: AK Mital
Expressing concern over the number of accidents involving trains, Chairman, Railway Board, AK Mital today called for zero failure in signalling systems.
Railways looks to revamp R&D wing RDSO, induct new tech
Railways has constituted a committee to review and streamline induction of new technologies and redefine the role of RDSO.
Railway Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu promises integrated customer portal, better facilities
He said that e-catering has been introduced in 108 trains on an experimental basis from January, and would be extended to more trains.
Soon SMS to warn about approaching train on unmanned crossings
This step will be in addition to all the ongoing measures being taken by Railways to control accidents at such crossings, an official statement said today.
High-speed trains: Railways seeks report from DRMs within 2 weeks
The proposed routes also included the Delhi-Agra section and the first trial run on the section has already been concluded.
First private freight train with cars leaves for Delhi
Railways have started to transport cars from Chennai by freight trains in association with the private sector. Union railway minister D V Sadananda Gowda flagged off a freight train which was designed in association with a private company for transporting automobiles at Melpakkam near Arakonam.
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