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Adding to its project portfolio in the rail sector of the country, RITES has recently managed to secure an additional work of Rs.294.67 crore from Ministry of Railways for doubling of Dharmavaram Penukunda rail track lines (41.5 Kms) in South Western Railways. Elaborating that prior to this, RITES was awarded doubling of similar work contract […]

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) has awarded French multinational Alstom a contract worth around EUR 315 million to supply 248 wagons for Line 3, the company said Tuesday. Mumbai Metro Line 3 is a 33.5-km long underground stretch connecting the busiest and congested regions in Mumbai – one of the fastest growing cities in […]

Central government intends to purchase 18 bullet train sets from Japan at a total cost of around Rs 7,000 crore. Apart from this, the deal also envisages to transfer technology for local production. Country’s 1st bullet train is likely to start running between Mumbai and Ahmedabad by the end of 2022. The 508 km high-speed […]

Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) has flagged off 1st consignment of rails for the Indian Railways from its Raigarh plant in Chhattisgarh. Shipment of 1,000 tonne of 260 meter long rails from plant to a railway site in Roorkee in Uttarakhand was flagged off by JSPL Chairman Naveen Jindal. Consignment is part of the order […]

In a bid to boost transport services between 2 countries, India has launched a new railway line directly connecting Tripura in north-eastern India with Bangladesh entailing an investment of Rs.580 crore, Union Minister for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh said that work on the 45-K.M.-long mega rail project already started to link Agartala […]

GPT Infraprojects has bagged an order worth Rs. 362 crore from the Rail Vikas Nigam. Project envisages construction of roadbed, viaduct, major and minor bridges, rail under bridges (RUBs), rail over bridges (ROBs), track linking and general electrical works at both the approaches of rail-cum-road bridge at Ghazipur (18.8 km) in connection with construction of […]

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said that Infosys Foundation has come forward to pay Rs 200 Crore to BMRCL for the construction of Konappana Agrahara (Electronic City) Metro Station. Both the parties will sign an MoU on July 19. Dr. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation called on Chief Minister and held discussion about the subject at […]

In what is a first-of-its-kind coordinated project, Indian Railways and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways have joined forces to build a twin rail line alongside proposed Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway. Both railways and transport ministry will work together and put the ambitious project on fast track. This new project is expected to cut the travel time […]

According to official sources, the Indian Railways has worked out a plan to invest Rs.50,000 crore on an array of projects in Mumbai and in its suburban areas. Projects included the construction of CST-Panvel elevated corridor, new AC trains, 5th and 6th lines between Borivali and Virar, 3rd and 4th lines between Kalyan and Badlapur. […]

Guwahati now has India’s 1st railway station run by solar power. Project of installing solar panels was commissioned last year in April 2017. Around 2352 solar modules with a capacity of generating 700 K.W.P. has been set up over the roof of the Guwahati railway station. have been installed at the roof-top solar power plant. […]