Indian Railways’ first waste to energy plant commissioned
The plant has a catalytic converter and it converts the waste materials into light diesel oil, gas, carbon powder and water through ‘Polycrack’ technology.
Punjab: Solar shift for city railway station on cards
The authorities are planning to adopt the solar model to power Ludhiana railway station...
Pay me Rs 2L/month, I’ll fix rly systems, scamster tells RPF
The main accused, Hamid Ashraf, who is in Dubai, has claimed that nabbing him or...
Rly commissions govt's first waste to energy plant; to turn e waste, plastic into light diesel oil
The foot print of the plant is small hence the area required for installing it is less when compared with conventional method of processing. All constituents are converted into valuable energy thereby making it zero discharge process.
Puttu and Kadala back on Indian Railways menu after protests
Rail passengers from Kerala are elated to find the ethnic Malyalam dishes back in the railway's menu. Kerala's traditional food items such as appam, eggcurry, puttu and kadala curry have replaced north indian delicacies that received a backlash from the Malyalis. IRCTC has presented alist of delicacies to be served by its local vendors in Kerala.
South Eastern Railway report 10.7% increase in freight traffic, close to achieve FY target
SER is now poised to achieve 170 million tonne (mt) of originating freight loading in this financial year surpassing the target of 164 mt set by the Railway Board, the statement added. In step with this objective, a Freight Customer Meet was organized at SER Headquarters, Garden Reach on January 21 to assess the growth projections for the remaining two months of this financial year.
Andhra Pradesh: Vijayawada station sets up solar panels on cover over platform
The solar roof has been installed at a cost of Rs 60 lakhs. Given the hot and humid climate of Vijayawada, railway officials are exploring means to harness solar power to cater to the electricity consumption needs of the station
Bharat Electronics commissions real time train information system for Indian Railways
The system has been commissioned through the Centre for Railway Information System, under the technical guidance of Space Applications Centre at ISRO. RTIS provides real-time positional information of locomotives to the Railways. It facilitates automatic acquisition of train movement data, including that of arrival, departure and run-through timings, at the stations en route.
Sanskrit to replace urdu on railway signboards in Uttarakhand
The names of railway stations in Uttarakhand on platform signboards still appear in Urdu as most of them belong to the period when the state was part of Uttar Pradesh where Urdu is the second official language. However, not much will change in the spelling of the names of railway stations in Uttarakhand when they are written in Sanskrit as both Hindi and Sanskrit use the same Devnagri script.
MobiKwik eyes Rs 1,000 cr business from payment gateway
The business growth is attributed to the addition of new customers, scaling-up of existing customers and offering new products. In the payment gateway business unit, the company broke even in April 2019 and has been profitable every month since then.
IRFC files IPO draft papers with Sebi
The shares of the company are proposed to be listed on the BSE and the NSE.
Andhra Pradesh: Kadiyam is SCR’s 1st solar-powered rly stn
The entire electrical load of the station works on the 10KWp solar power plant during the day and excess units generated from the plant are fed to discom (distribution companies) through net-metering
A leaner look: Railway board ‘rightsized’, again
“We will transfer 50 more people from the board,” an official in the know of the matter told ET. These officials will be moved to other divisions. “Around 200 senior officers will also be moved out from Northern Railways,” the official said. The downsizing is likely to happen across all 18 zones of the Indian Railways, the official said.
Piyush Goyal indicates customers to get compensation for delayed freight delivery
Speaking at the foundation day of the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited, Goyal said that it should make a commitment to its customers with a timetable for its freight trains. "Just like the Tejas trains have done in Delhi-Lucknow and Mumbai-Ahmedabad, we should be willing to give a commitment of timely delivery," he added.
RPF busts e-ticket racket with suspected links to terror financing
A person named Ghulam Mustafa was arrested from Bhubaneswar. He has 563 personal IRCTC IDs, and a list of 2,400 SBI branches and 600 regional rural banks where he is suspected to have accounts, said Railway Protection Force (RPF) DG Arun Kumar.
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