Monthly Archives: June 2015

Central Railway recovers Rs 18.26 crores from ticketless travellers

Central Railway comes down heavily on ticketless travellers by conducting intensive campaign against them. In its endeavor to provide better services to its bonafide rail users and also to curb the ticketless traveller, CR has regularly taken innovative steps. Senior

Govt approves revised cost estimate of Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the revised cost estimate of Rs. 81,459 crore for the Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) Project, including land costs

Central Railway DC-AC conversion between CST to Thane complete

Central Railway has completed the on the conversion from 1500 Volt DC to 25000 Volt AC traction system over Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CSTM) to Mumbra (inclusive) on slow corridor and CST to Thane (exclusive) on fast corridor. Suresh Prabhakar

Road traffic diverted at Najafgarh for metro work

Due to construction work for the underground Najafgarh Metro station, which is starting soon near the Delhi Gate junction of Najafgarh, will be using the cut and cover technology, road traffic have been diverted for a year. The Dwarka –

Suresh Prabhu Chairs the First Meeting of Newly Constituted Advisory Board of Railway Finances

  Indian Railways minister, Suresh Prabhu chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Advisory Board on financial matters at the Railway Ministry recently. The Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha was specially presented on the occasion. Chairman, Railway

Delhi Metro gets first metro trains for phase 3

The first Metro train for Phase III of the Delhi Metro project arrived at the Mukundpur depot of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on June 4, 2015. The first train, manufactured at Changwan, Korea, arrived by sea at the Mundhra port

Indian Railways Freight Traffic Earnings up by 17.23 per cent during April 2015

Indian Railways commodity-wise freight traffic earnings were Rs. 9461.47 crore during the month of April 2015 compared to Rs. 8071.18 crore of during the same period last year, registering an increase of 17.23 per cent. Out of this Rs. 9461.47

DMRC, Rail Tel inks MoU for Wifi service on metro stations

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rail Tel Corporation of India for starting WiFi internet services at some of the select stations of the Delhi Metro network. Five stations of the Delhi Metro

Central Railway uses RFID technology for clean trains

In order to keep a tap of cleanliness on train, Central Railway has become the first zone in the country to use RFID technology to keep a tap on cleanliness on a running train. RFID based mechanism to ensure scheduled

Central Railway prepare for monsoon

To ensure smooth and disruption free services during ensuing monsoon Central Railway has geared up with monsoon preparations such as removal of muck, cleaning culverts and drains, trimming trees, scanning boulders, provision of pumps at locations vulnerable for water logging,