Category Archives: Freight

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

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

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

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

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

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

Indian Railways freight revenue up by 12.75 per cent during April 2014-Feb 2015

World’s third largest railway network, Indian Railways has generated Rs 95136.34 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during April 2014-February 2015, as compared to Rs 84379.49 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 12.75

Indian Railways Freight Loading up by 4.51 per cent during April 2014-Feb 2015

Indian Railways carried 996.00 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during 1st April 2014 to 28th February 2015. The freight carried shows an increase of 42.95 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 953.05 million tonnes actually carried during

What Western Railways gets in 2015-16 rail budget

15 cr sanctioned for   Raising of Platforms on WR Suburban section. 8.83 cr sanctioned for Escalators on WR suburban section. 6.60 cr sanctioned for FOBs on WR suburban section. It is proposed to introduce air-conditioned EMU service on the Mumbai