Category Archives: Infrastructure

Indian Railways develops first ever air conditioned coach

Indian Railways has developed the first ever air conditioned coach (car) for its DEMU trains. Till now the existing DEMU trains consisted only of non-air conditioned coaches. The first ever AC coach has been manufactured at Indian Railways’ Chennai based

Indian Railways to get Australian Simulation Systems

As part of a $30 million contract with the Indian Railways, South Australia based simulation systems company – Sydac, will deliver its first rail simulator to India. Sydac is an exporter of simulation and engineering modelling technology, specialising in rail

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

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

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

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 provide wi-fi facility at seven railway stations

Indian Railways, world third largest rail network has launched wi-fi facility at seven Railway Stations namely Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Agra Cantt., Varanasi and Secunderabad. The internet access is provided free to the users for first 30 minutes. For

L&T Infotech won $10 MN SAP ERP order from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited

L&T Infotech, a global provider of information technology services and solutions has bagged a contract worth $10 million to integrate the business functions of Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL). As per the contract, L&T Infotech will deploy SAP ERP to

Indian Railways to set up Business transformation Council to increase private investors, says Suresh Prabhu

Indian Railways will set up a business transformation council (BTC) to enhance partnership with private sector investors and raise efficiency and speed in implementing the $134 billion (Rs 8.5 lakh crore) projected investment in coming five years, Indian Minister for