Category Archives: Technology

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

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

Use of Alternate Fuel on Indian Railways

Based on expert advice from Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) and Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels (IROAF), it was decided to blend 5 per cent Bio-diesel on diesel locomotives. Dual fuel engines with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and

India to set up Foreign Rail Technology Co-Operation Scheme

The Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has announced the proposal to launch “Foreign Rail Technology Cooperation Scheme” in order to achieve the higher quality service for our nation. Presenting the Railway Budget for 2015-16 in Parliament, he said