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Indian Railways appoints Ernst & Young (EY) as consultant to mop up Rs.5000 Crore advertising revenue potential from the Railway Stations and Passenger Trains.  EY – a global leader in its Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services shall identify assets and pricing strategy across 7000 stations for the purpose of advertising. EY will not […]

Ernst & Young appointed as Consultant to tap Advertising Potential ...

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New Delhi: Indian Railways has suffered a loss of Rs.56 crore due to damage to Railway property, cancellation of 2,314 trains and ticket cancellations during the recent maniac agitation for reservations by Jat community in Haryana. Likewise, due to Kapu stir for reservation status in Andhra, Railways suffered a loss of Rs.41 […]

Railways suffered Rs.97 Crore loss due to agitations for reservations

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Kochi: For a company which is based in a country that has the largest rail network in Europe, India,  whose extensive rail network stands sixth in the world, has always been a major market. DB International GmbH, a consultant company and subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, which is at present engaged with […]

Modernised Rail Network in India is Socialy Desirable: Simon Giovanazzi, ...

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Hyderabad: The largely ignored ‘last-mile projects’, which connect remote areas through rail network have been brought into focus, courtesy the railway budget-2016, tabled in Parliament on Thursday. Among the crucial last-mile projects are Peddapalli-Karimnagar-Nizamabad in Telangana and the Nandyala-Yerraguntla project in Andhra Pradesh, which have received substantial allocations and are […]

Rail Budget boost to 2 last-mile projects in Andhra, Telangana

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Kochi: The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) is set to sign a tripartite agreement with the Union government and German bank KfW to avail the Rs 741-crore loan for the Kochi water transport project by mid-March. According to KMRL, the agreement is of much significance as the work on integrated […]

Kochi Metro to sign Rs.741 Crore loan deal with German ...

New Delhi: LocalCircles (https://www.localcircles.com), India’s largest citizen engagement platform that hosts the largest citizen community with 150,000 citizens on Railways “Make Railways Better” with Ministry of Railways today announced that it is rolling out the capability for citizens to rate trains and stations on fingertips. As part of this roll out, […]

Citizens to now Rate Trains & Stations on Fingertips via. ...

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Pudukottai: Science Express Special arrived at the Pudukottai Railway station on Monday with a view to raise awareness among the masses, particularly students, on climate change. The exhibition on wheels, christened ‘Climate Action Special’ organised by the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment Climate Change in coordination with the Railways […]

Science Express arrives at Pudukottai of Madurai Division

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Lucknow: Bajaj Power Generation Company has signed an agreement with the Railways for electrification of the Lalitpur-Udaipura rail section under the public private partnership (PPP). The Railways would complete the electrification work in a year’s time under its customer funding scheme, which would cost nearly Rs.47 crore. The electrified rail […]

Bajaj Power signs Pact with Railways for Electrification of Lalitpur-Udaipura ...

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Stressing on the need to create infrastructure for promoting growth, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said Indian Railways and Haryana government will soon set up a joint venture company for developing the rail network Gurgaon: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Monday that a rail coach factory would be set […]

Haryana to get Rail Coach Factory soon: Suresh Prabhu

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The new research unit will be headed by a reputed scientist, who will report directly to the Chairman, Railway Board, said a senior Railway Ministry official, adding “the need for such a wing was felt for long”. Technology seems to be the latest mantra in the Indian Railway, with the national transporter set to create […]

Railways to set up Special Wing of Scientists and Railway ...

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New Delhi: Indian Railways have finalized a policy for harnessing solar energy on rooftops of Railway premises. The policy provides for setting up solar power plants through developer mode with a long term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) by Railways. In order to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, it has been […]

Policy on Solar Capacity Panels in Indian Railways: MOSR

Ahmedabad: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today inked a pact with the Centre to provide 82.434 billion yen (about ₹4,870 crore) assistance for Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project. With this pact, the cumulative loan amount provided by JICA for metro projects in India (including Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Mumbai Metro’s) […]

JICA extends ₹4,870 Crore Loan for Ahmedabad Metro Rail project

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India’s first rail-auto hub in Chennai excites auto cos. With the setting up of the project, the Southern Railway has set its sights on the export market potential from the Chennai and Ennore Ports. Walajahbad: “The common user rail auto hub at Wallajahbad will become functional soon,” Vashishta Johri, General Manager, […]

Wallajahbad Rail Auto Hub to give leg up to Car ...

New Delhi: The railways is in the process of conducting an audit of train operations, particularly on the crucial Mughalsarai-Allahabad-Kanpur-Ghaziabad section, to address the problem of late running of passenger services, Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday. Trains delays have been reported the most on Mughalsarai-Allahabad-Kanpur-Ghaziabad-Delhi sector of Allahabad division which […]

Railways to conduct Audit of Train Operations to improve Timing: ...

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Managing Director and Country Head of UAE Exchange India, V.George Antony, has lauded improved focus on technology, customer service, and investments in the Railway Budget while giving courtesy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision for ‘Digital India’ for the same. “It is aligned to the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra […]

Railway Budget aligned to PM Modi’s vision for Digital India: ...

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The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) had selected BKC for its proposed International Finance Centre Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project – the bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad – appears to have hit a roadblock with the MMRDA opposing the location of the underground bullet train station […]

MMRDA red-flags Centre’s move for Bullet Train station in BKC

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New Delhi: Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has shown keen interest in supporting six more Metro rail projects in Delhi, Pune, Vijayawada, Chennai and two light Metro projects in Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode which may require a total loan of Rs 38,700 crore. Interacting with the Union urban development minister M […]

JICA shows interest in backing 6 more Metro Rail projects ...

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The Indian Railways, the world’s fourth largest railway network covering virtually all parts of the country and providing the vast population with one of the cheapest modes of transport, faces challenging times. There are concerns that the rail network, nationalised in 1951, could be privatised although this has been categorically […]

Railways Joint Venture model with States, a Welcome Step: BS ...

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The sale of scrap is currently online in the Railways while the procurement and submission of tendering documents are also on e-platform. Railways is playing a significant role in providing connectivity and currently our primary focus is to expand rail network connecting all parts of the country New Delhi: Pitching for […]

Railway Contracts to be Awarded Online soon: Suresh Prabhu

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Highlights of Railway Budget 2016-17 in Questions and Answers Format (Q & A Format) For the Convenience, the Highlights of Railway Budget, 2016-17 have been complied in questions and answers format which is given below : – Rail Budget 2016-17 Q)  What is the theme of this Budget? To Reorganise, […]

Lower House discusses Railways Budget 2016-17

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Kathmandu to connect with India through the Heritage Railway link New Delhi: The Government of India has planned to lay a rail line from Barhni in Uttar Pradesh to Kathmandu in Nepal for which it has allocated Rs 54 lakh in the Railway Budget 2016-17 for its survey. The proposed […]

India mulls Rail Link to Kapilavastu and Lumbini from Barhni

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Hyderabad: NVS Reddy, Managing Director of Hyderabad Metro Rail today inspected Metro Rail viaduct and station works from Begumpet to Hitec city in Metro Rail corridor-III today (Thursday). The Metro Rail Chief asked authorities concerned to speed up the works. Along with senior engineers of HMRL and L&T MRHL, he interacted […]

MD/Hyderabad Metro Inspects progress of Metro Rail works

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The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was today apprised of the following Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) and Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs):- (i)      The MoC signed between   Ministry of Railways (MoR) and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), Japan on technological cooperation in […]

MoUs with Japan and Russia in the various fields of ...

Gayatri Projects Ltd has announced that the company has made a strong foray into the fast-growing railway EPC sector Gayatri Projects Ltd has announced that the company has made a strong foray into the fast-growing railway EPC sector by winning Rs.4,744 crore contract for designing and building the Iqbalgarh-Vadodara section […]

Gayatri Projects bags Order worth Rs.4744 Crore in the Railway ...

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Kolkata: Balmer Lawrie & Co Ltd has decided to set up a new container freight station and a temperature controlled warehouse for fruits and vegetables. Prabal Basu, Chairman and Managing Director, told that independent feasibility studies were being undertaken for the two proposed projects. Balmer Lawrie is a ₹2,740-crore diversified […]

Balmer Lawrie to set up Container Freight Station, Temp-Controlled Warehouse

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The railways’ expenses will jump 19.16 per cent in the coming year because of pay and pension recommended of the Seventh Central Pay Commission. Retirement benefits comprise 27 per cent of total expenses in 2016-17, leaving much of railway infrastructure without adequate funding. One of the major investments by the Indian […]

Railway expenses increase 19% on Pay, Pensions