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 ...
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 Fa...
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.
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.
Railways to explore latest tech to prevent derailment
Aiming at augmenting the pace of latest technological adaptations, RDSO, the research wing of the railways, will hold a two-day global technology conference from May 3.
Railways to promote small entrepreneurs in big way
Besides, in a relief to the MSEs, the sector has been exempted from paying tender cost and earnest money deposit for participating in the railway tender.
Railways committed to boost small and medium enterprises:Prabhu
Prabhu said, "Railways have launched two locomotives projects at Madhepura and Marhora involving about Rs 40,000 crore. Here also small and medium industries will be benefitted in supplying materials in the two factories."
SRESHTA: Indian Railways to set up special wing for research
Named SRESHTA (Special Railway Establishment for Strategic Technology and Holistic Advancement), the new entity will comprise mostly scientists and railway experts.
Bullet train pact with Japan likely tomorrow
India and Japan are going to firm up an action plan for the first bullet train service between Mumbai and Ahmedabad as part of a comprehensive partnership agreement likely to be signed tomorrow by the two countries.
Station development project to attract $20 billion: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the proposed station development project will attract about 20 billion USD in phases.
Hiking bio-diesel production hinges on govt policy: Emami Agrotech
Emami Agrotech, a part of the Emami Group, today said it will expand its bio-diesel production capacity if the central government comes up with a clear policy on its usage.
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