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 »

 

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,

MMRC signs consultancy agreement with AECOM Asia

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) has signed agreement with the consortium led by AECOM Asia, Hong Kong (JV with Padeco, Japan; LBG Inc., USA and Egis Rail, France) appointing as the general consultants for the Metro-3 corridor on May 26, 2015.

AECOM Asia appointed general consultants Mumbai Metro-3 corridor

The consortium led by Hong Kong based AECOM Asia has been appointed as General Consultants for Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 corridor by Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC). AECOM Asia Will assist MMRC in all activities of Metro-3 project implementation. The MMRC, after

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

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

Badarpur-Faridabad metro corridor begin trail run

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has today commenced trial runs of the Metro trains on the Badarpur – Faridabad section of Phase 3. The first trial train on this section today traveled from the Badarpur station to Old Faridabad Metro

Faridabad Metro to be powered by green energy

Delhi Metro’s first ever green electrical Receiving Sub Station (RSS) with a host of eco friendly features has been constructed at Faridabad to cater to the energy requirements of the upcoming Badarpur – Faridabad Metro corridor. DMRC has already applied

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

Badarpur – Faridabad Metro corridor near completion

The Badarpur – Faridabad extension of the Delhi Metro will take the Metro to the satellite city of Faridabad in Haryana for the first time. This line will be an extension of the currently operational violet line between Mandi House