Delhi Metro signs MoU with Solar Energy

Delhi Metro signs MoU with Solar Energy

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will now jointly collaborate on taking up an ‘off site’ solar power project, to maximize the use of renewable energy, mitigate the impact of regular increase in grid tariffs and to reduce the carbon footprint. More »

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service

On June 29, Alstom’s first metro in India entered commercial service in the city of Chennai on the first phase of line 2 from Koyambedu to Alandur, which covers 10 kilometres and includes 8 stations. Present at the inauguration were Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Pankaj Kumar Bansal, Managing Director, Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), Bharat Salhotra, Managing Director, Alstom Transport India, as well as key government officials and other prominent dignitaries. More than 80,000 passengers are expected to travel per day on the new metro line. More »

 

Delhi Metro to buy 17 new eight coach

  Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is going to procure 17 new eight coach trains as well as convert 61 more six coach trains into eight coach formations to provide more convenience to the commuters on the busy Red, Yellow

Alstom’s first metro in India enters commercial service

On June 29, Alstom’s first metro in India entered commercial service in the city of Chennai on the first phase of line 2 from Koyambedu to Alandur, which covers 10 kilometres and includes 8 stations. Present at the inauguration were

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