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Mumbai: Forget local trains, in the future you may be able to travel from Dahisar to Churchgate directly via Metro. The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) and the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) are considering integrating (merging) the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 corridor and the Dahisar (East) to Andheri (East) Metro-7 […]

MMRDA, MMRC mull merging Mumbai Metro Corridors

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The decision to write-off $30 million relating to its expenditure on Galilee rail project feasibility study by GVK group’s Australian joint venture partner Aurizon on Wednesday comes as a fresh reminder of the uncertainty surrounding the project. In November last year Australia’s Hancock Prospecting, which sold majority stake in Galilee […]

GVK’s Australian partner Aurizon says the timing of Rail project ...

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Mali has signed an agreement with China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) to renovate a rail line linking its capital Bamako to the border with neighboring Senegal at a cost of $1.486 billion, the West African nation’s transport minister said Saturday. The project is part of a plan to upgrade the […]

Mali signs $1.5b Rail Agreement with CRCC

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New Delhi: Under a pilot project called ‘Kisan Vision Project’, Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR), Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited (CRWC) were asked to provide infrastructure to encourage development of facilities for setting up cold storages and temperature-controlled perishable cargo centers as well as […]

CONCOR, CWC and CRWC to provide Cold Storage facilities for ...

The Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu with the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal addressing at the signing ceremony of a MoU between the Ministry of Railways and Coal India Limited (Under Ministry of Coal), regarding investment by the Coal India Limited for procurement of wagons, in New Delhi on December 23, 2015. MOSR Manoj Sinha and the CRB A.K. Mital are also seen
New Delhi: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ministry of Railways and Coal India Limited here today. The MoU will lead to procurement of 2000 wagons (33 rakes) in the first outgo. The agreement was signed in the presence of Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union […]

IR signs Rs.500 crore Pact with Coal India for supply ...

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New Delhi: The railways have sanctioned modernisation works in 29 rolling stock workshops in 14 zones across the country, Lok Sabha was informed today. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said during Question Hour that the railways are modernising rolling stock workshops and inducting new technologies, including use of robotic welding, laser […]

Modernisation Works in 29 Rolling Stock Railway Workshops sanctioned

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New Delhi: It is well known that almost all rail operations in India are handled by the Ministry of Railways. The organization has its own facilities for production of locomotives and other rolling-stock besides a Research, Design and Standards organization to carry out research work in rail technology, standardization and application […]

IR signs MOU with 3 IITs for setting up of ...

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Morang (Nepal): The industrialists of Sunsari Morang Industrial Corridor have asked the government to ensure supplies of goods from the third countries by railway. At an interaction programme organised by Morang Industry Association and Nepal-India Regional Trade and Transport Project Coordination Office in Biratnagar on Monday, the business persons demanded […]

Nepal Industry ask to Govt import Goods by Rail from ...

Keeping in mind the Seventh Pay Commission’s recommendations, Railway Convention Committee has proposed for 4% dividend for railways in the 2015-16. We have recommended the rate of dividend for 2014-2015 at 5% and for 2015-16 at 4% keeping the imminent impact of pay Commission, Committee chairman Bhartuhari Mahatab said after […]

Railway to pay 4% Dividend for 2015-16 due to Pay ...

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Delhi Metro and Solar Energy Corporation of India have decided to collaborate on taking up an ‘off site’ solar power project. A fresh Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with this objective was signed by the two organisations on Monday New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Solar Energy Corporation […]

DMRC signs MoU with Solar Energy Corporation for 500 MWp ...

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The country’s largest civilian employer wants to reduce its wage bill. But can the Railways convince its men? As it expands its network and reach, particularly when large scale projects are taking shape under JV/SPV/PPP models, apart from High Speed Rail lines, Indian Railways needs more manpower to maintain its tracks and for smooth […]

Deloitte’s Railway Restructuring Report to be ready by March 2016

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New Delhi: With foreign collaborations in place, the Railways is embarking on an ambitious path for total modernisation in operation and station development. While France will develop Ludhiana and Ambala stations, which figure on the upcoming New Delhi-Chandigarh semi-high speed route, Japan’s assistance will be taken for solutions for critical […]

IR embarks on an ambitious path for Total Modernisation in ...

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Expresses inability to provide land for train terminal in Bandra-Kurla Complex, a cash cow for MMRDA Mumbai: The Rs 98,000-crore (Rs 900 billion) Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project has hit a block as the Maharashtra government has categorically ruled out providing land in the tony commercial district of Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) […]

Red Signal: MMRDA does not have adequate land in BKC ...

A proposed Silk Road high-speed railway
Beijing: China’s railway authority has proposed a Silk Road high-speed railway connecting the country’s northwest region to West Asia via Central Asia, a plan it said would overcome the cross-border connectivity problem of different rail standards. He Huawu, chief engineer of China Railway Corp, put forward the proposal at a […]

China proposes New Rail route from Urumqi to Iran

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This is a major boost for company’s structure division and justify ongoing capex of Rs. 30 cr. Railway is one of the key focus sector of Good luck’s future vision, M C Garg said Lucknow: In line with Company’s growth strategy, Good Luck has achieved another milestone with the approval of […]

Good Luck Steel gets Approval from RDSO (Ministry of Railways)

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Northern Railways starts twin holiday special trains to cater festival rush Shimla: Two holiday special trains started on Friday on Kalka-Shimla rail line to meet the tourist rush, an official said. “The additional trains will run to and fro daily on the Kalka-Shimla line. These trains would cater to the […]

Railways to run Special Trains between Kalka-Shimla to meet Tourist ...

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New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has observed that the Crew Management System (CMS), a critical IT application of the Indian Railways lacks sufficient security measures to prevent unauthorised access to the system. CAG in its latest report placed before Parliament found that the system lacked adequate control […]

IR Crew Management System lacks adequate Security Measures: CAG

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New Delhi: Railways will seek suggestions from all stakeholders including public on constitution of a regulatory authority to suggest freight rates and passenger fares. The draft of regulatory authority is ready and we will soon circulate it seeking views from all concerned, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said at the FICCI […]

Railways to seek suggestion on Regulator draft

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New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday filed a chargesheet against two former chief commercial managers of railways, a businessman, CEO of a private firm and eight companies for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 19.5 crore to the transporter by selling cheaper packaged water in place of Rail […]

CBI files Chargesheet against former Railway Officials in RailNeer Scam ...

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General Manager Inspects Nandyal-Guntur-Mangalagiri Section on Guntur Division Secunderabad: Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, South Central Railway, undertook the annual inspection of Nandyal-Guntur-Mangalagiri section on Guntur Division today i.e., 18th December, 2015. Commencing from Nandyal Railway Station, the inspection covered all the major Railway Stations en route till Mangalagiri. The new […]

Nandyal-Yerraguntla rail line to be ready by March 2016

File Pic: Li Keqiang Attends Chinese High-Speed Railway Exhibition with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Stressing to Promote Construction of Connectivity and Bring Benefits to People of Both Countries and of the Region
Beijing: The ground was broken on Saturday for Chinese and Thai companies to build the first standard-gauge railway in Thailand, applying China’s technology, standard and equipment, the China Railway Corporation (CRC) said. Earlier on Saturday, a launching ceremony was held at Chiang Rak Noi Station in central Thailand’s Ayutthaya province, according […]

China-Thailand Railway Project Kicks-off

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Chennai: An arbitrator to decide the ‘irregularities’ in the election to Railway Employees Co-operative Credit Society Limited (RECCSL) will be nominated within 30 days, the Central Registrar of Co-operative Societies in New Delhi told Madras High Court last week. Recording the same, Chief Justice S K Kaul said it was […]

Arbitrator to Probe into Railway Credit Society Poll

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Paradip: 1992-batch Indian Railways Traffic Services cadre officer Rinkesh Roy has been chosen as the new Chairman of the Paradip Port Trust (PPT). A notification in this regard was issued by the Union Ministry of Shipping in New Delhi on Wednesday. This has brought the curtains down on the topic […]

Rinkesh Roy IRTS, chosen as Chairman, Paradip Port Trust

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New Delhi, India: In an event targeted at Google’s India initiatives to bring another billion citizens online, the company said that internet access was a huge problem in the country. To change that, Google already has put in place projects like bicycles for women, Project Loon and RailWire WiFi. The company is particularly […]

Google says Railway WiFi in India will be Network Neutral