Monthly Archives: April 2015

RVNL, Dighi Port inks MoU to build 34 km Port connectivity project

Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) and Dighi Port Limited, part of Balaji Infra Projects have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a joint venture agreement for building 34 km rail track on April 18, 2015. The Dighi Port

Central Railway wins 2014-15 Commercial and Signal & Telecommunications Shield

Central Railway zone has been conferred with Commercial and Signal & Telecommunications Shield of Indian Railways for the year 2014-15 for its outstanding performance among the 17 railway zone operating in the country. The zone recorded a 0.71 per cent

Badarpur-Faridabad metro corridor begin trail run

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has today commenced trial runs of the Metro trains on the Badarpur – Faridabad section of Phase 3. The first trial train on this section today traveled from the Badarpur station to Old Faridabad Metro

Faridabad Metro to be powered by green energy

Delhi Metro’s first ever green electrical Receiving Sub Station (RSS) with a host of eco friendly features has been constructed at Faridabad to cater to the energy requirements of the upcoming Badarpur – Faridabad Metro corridor. DMRC has already applied

Indian Railways freight loading up 4.18 per cent during 2014-15

World third largest railway network, Indian Railways has posted an increased in freight loading during 2014-15 fiscal period. The railways carried 1097.57 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during the financial year 2014-15 i.e. from 1st April 2014 to

Badarpur – Faridabad Metro corridor near completion

The Badarpur – Faridabad extension of the Delhi Metro will take the Metro to the satellite city of Faridabad in Haryana for the first time. This line will be an extension of the currently operational violet line between Mandi House

Central Railway fines 2.13 MN ticketless travelers

In order to curbing ticketless, irregular travel, Central Railway has through its massive checking drives have found 2.13 million cases of ticketless, irregular travel during 2014-15 financial year, registering 10 per cent increase. During the same period last year, 1.93

Indian Railways earnings up by 12.16 per cent during 2014-15

World’s fourth largest rail network, Indian Railways has recorded an increase in revenue earning during 201415 fiscal year at $25.30 billion (Rs 157880.50 crore), as compared to $22.56 billon (Rs 140761.27 crore) during the same period last year, registering an

GMR Consort issued Letter of Award for Eastern Freight Corridor project

GMR Infrastructure Ltd has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) that a consortium led by GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL) has been issued Letter of Award for construction of 417 Km long Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor railway project at a cost

Metro Railway Safety Commissioner inspect Chennai Metro Rail

Commissioner for Metro Railway Safety, S K Mittal conducted safety audit inspection on the Chennai Metro Rail Rolling Stock (Train) on April 6, 2015. During the audit, checks were done on the safety aspects like braking, passenger communication systems, emergency