All coaches, wagons to be RFID tagged and tracked by 2021: Railways
The RFID project undertaken by CRIS, the IT arm of Indian Railways, can read data even at a speed of 182 kmph. This technology will help railways track each of its coaches and wagons as a result of which they can be suitably deployed in a timely manner wherever necessary.
6 more routes identified for high-speed corridors, DPR in a year: Railways
In a briefing ahead of the Union Budget, Yadav said the six corrid...
Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024, says Goyal
Railways minister Piyush Goyal attended the India-Brazil Business Forum where he prom...
Indian Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024: Piyush Goyal
Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal assured that 100% electrification of Indian Railways to be done by the year 2024. “By the year 2024, we...
Bharat bandh: Rail roko in Mumbai, no impact in Thane
Multiple organisations, including Bahujan Kranti Morcha, have reportedly called for a Bharat Bandh in protest against the recently passed Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC). Meanwhile, no effect of bandh was seen in negibouring Thane city and its surrounding areas.
Johnson lifts eyes government infra projects, luxury villas to grow
The company expects to complete the production and delivery of lifts and escalators in order book over the next 18 months. So far, the firm has provided infrastructure to public service projects across India covering 12 metro projects, 27 airports and over 800 elevators in railway stations.
Indian Railways' revenue from passenger fare down by Rs 400 crore in Q3; income from freight up by Rs 2800 crore: RTI
A reply to an RTI query, filed by Madhya Pradesh-based activist Chandra Shekhar Gaur, revealed that in the first quarter (April-June) of financial year 2019-20, the railways earned a revenue of Rs 13,398.92 crore from passenger fare. This dipped to Rs 13,243.81 crore in the July-September quarter and went down further to Rs 12844.37 crore in the third quarter (October to December).
14 trains running late in Northern Railway region, rain lashes parts of Delhi
A fresh and active western disturbance is very likely to affect the western Himalayan region from the night of January 27. It is very likely to cause fairly widespread to widespread rain or snow over western Himalayan Region with isolated heavy rain or snow over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, says IMD
Railways to run 100% on electricity by 2024, become net-zero emission by 2030: Piyush Goyal
“By the year 2024, we expect the entire Indian Railways, which is about 125,000 km of track length and nearly 68,000 km of route length, to be 100% run on electricity,” Goyal said at the India-Brazil Business Forum here. It will be the first railway in the world to be run fully on electricity. We are very conscious of our responsibility to the environment, he added.
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 and its buildings.
Nikkei drops, tourism shares hit by growing China virus concerns
The Nikkei share average slumped 2.03 per cent, its biggest percentage fall since Aug. 26.
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 some people won’t put an end to the multi-crore rail e-ticketing rackets as others can develop similar ‘illegal’ software and use them by taking advantage of the security loopholes in IRCTC’s system.
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.
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