Monthly Archives: March 2015

Delhi Metro focus on Make In India

Manufactures 90 per cent of rolling stocks in India With sustained indigenization, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has resulted in 90 percent of the Delhi Metro trains being manufactured in India. Contract conditions mandating indigenization have resulted in major coach

Mumbai Metro III gets $29MN, Monorail phase II gets $64MN

In the recently concluded 137th meeting of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) Chief Minister and Chairman, MMRDA, Devendra Fadnavis has approved a budget of $614 million (Rs 3,832.30-crore) budget for the year 2015-16. Under the budget, Mumbai Metro Rail III project has

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India sign MoU with IWAI

Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) signed MOU with Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) for developing multi-modal logistics terminals. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) and Inland

IL&FS Transportation to build eight ROBs in Gujarat

IL&FS Transportation Networks has announced that it has signed a pact with the Gujarat government to develop eight railway over bridges entailing investment of about Rs 251 crore under the PPP (public private partnership) mode. “The concession agreement was signed

RWWCO awards 35 railway women employees

Railway Women’s Welfare Central Organisation (RWWCO) president, Rashmi Mital awarded 35 railway women employees for their outstanding performance during 2014-15, at a function held in New Delhi. RWWCO honours the services of selected women employees of Group-C & Group-D for

IRCTC prepaid cash cards launched

In order to make railway more customer friendly, Indian Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has launched IRCTC and Union Bank of India RuPay Pre-paid Card at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the Railway Minister said

Suresh Prabhu inaugurates country’s first perishable cargo centre in Delhi

Indian Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the first ever Perishable Cargo Centre of Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) at Adarsh Nagar station near Azadpur Sabzi Mandi, Delhi through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi on March 24,

Delhi Metro sets up effluent, sewage treatment plants at five station

India’s largest rail metro system, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has set up state of the art Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) and Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) at its depots and residential colonies so that the waste water generated from these

Western Railway introduces new Bombardier EMU rakes

Western Railway has introduced the new age Bombardier EMU rake from March 18, 2015 in its regular suburban train service. The first service of this new rake with many improved and comfortable features, was operated from Platform No. 2 of

Central Railway to run 42 summer special train between Mumbai-Tirunrveli-Ernakulam

Central Railway will run 42 Special Trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Tirunelveli/ Ernakulam to clear the extra rush of passengers during summer holidays. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai – Tirunelveli Special (20 Services) 02057 Premium Special will leave Chhatrapati