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 fines 2.13 MN ticketless travelers

In order to curbing ticketless, irregular travel, Central Railway has through its massive checking drives have found 2.13 million cases of ticketless, irregular travel during 2014-15 financial year, registering 10 per cent increase. During the same period last year, 1.93

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

Metro Railway Safety Commissioner inspect Chennai Metro Rail

Commissioner for Metro Railway Safety, S K Mittal conducted safety audit inspection on the Chennai Metro Rail Rolling Stock (Train) on April 6, 2015. During the audit, checks were done on the safety aspects like braking, passenger communication systems, emergency

Faiveley Transport to supply braking systems, HVAC for Kochi Metro

Faiveley Transport has been awarded a series of contracts by Alstom Transport to supply its braking systems, couplers, on-board doors and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) for the Kochi metro project in Kerala, India. Kochi metro will use 25

SS Gehlot takes charge as SDGM of South Eastern Railway

Sanjay Singh Gehlot has taken over as the Seniour Deputy General Manager (SDGM) of South Eastern Railway from March 2, 2015. Prior to this, Gehlot worked as the Divisional Railway Manager at Asansol where he worked from July 2012 to February 2015. He worked in

Delhi Metro upgrades IVRS based helpline service for commuters

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), India’s largest metro rail system has upgraded to IVRS based 24X7 Helpline service, which has been specifically designed to provide all essential information to the public just with the pressing of a button and also

CNR Dalian Locomotive bags Kolkata Metro order

China based CNR Dalian Locomotive & Rolling Stock Company Ltd has won an order to supply 14 trains for Kolkata Metro Rail. The new train will form the backbone of Metro Railway’s fleet in another two years. The new trains

Madhusudan Prasad appointed chairperson of MEGA

Central government has appointed Madhusudan Prasad, IAS, secretary of the urban development ministry, Government of India as chairperson of the Metro-link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA) Limited, as it has been made a joint venture special purpose vehicle (SPV)

Alstom bags Kochi Metro Rail order

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth €9 million from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide receiving and auxiliary main substations for the Kochi metro. This contract includes high voltage cabling from the state grid for the new 25