SCR takes 30 trains on electric traction : To save Rs 53 crores

South Central Railway, has taken 30 trains on electric traction during the current fiscal FY20 Read more »

SER: 288 locomotives now fitted with RTIS

288 locomotives on SER with RTIS. Trains hauled by RTIS device enabled locomotives can be plotted in train control chart automatically.It gives mid-section location updates and current speed. Read more »

CLW turns out 300th loco for FY20

300 locos produced as on date by CLW. The number of working days for production of 300th loco has reduced from 292 days inFY18 to 249 days in FY19 and further... Read more »

CR : 3 pairs of trains to run on Electric traction end to end

Central Railway has decided to run 3 pairs of trains for Nagercoil/Thiruvananthapuram hauled by electric loco end to end. The following are the pairs of trains. 16340 Nagarcoil – Mumbai express; ex... Read more »

Push-Pull: Missing the Woods for the Trees?

The Indian Railways should pause a while and consider whether these may actually be the wrong class of trains which are being prioritized for this format Read more »

2 trains to undergo traction change on SCR

South Central Railway (SCR) has decided to run train nos. 17015/16 Secunderabad – Bhubaneshwar – Secunderabad Visakha Express and 57651/52 Secunderabad – Repalle – Secunderabad passenger on Electric traction between Secunderabad –... Read more »

SCR to Conduct Route Proving Trial for Push-Pull Service between Secunderabad and Balharshah on 17th Dec

South Central Railway (SCR) has decided to conduct a special Rajdhani service for the route proving trial on 17th December 2019. The trial is to take place between Secunderabad (SC) and Balharshah... Read more »

Faster Rajdhani Services Coming: RB Directs All Rajdhanis to be Converted to Push-Pull Config by March 2020

Rajdhanis, Shatabdis, Durontos to be made Push-Pull to reduce journey times. RB asks Zones to ensure speedy implementation. Zones asked to suggest a revised timetable for converted trains. Mumbai Rajdhani and August... Read more »

Diamond Jubilee of 25 KV electric traction on IR: how it all started

Sixty years of AC traction on Indian Railways completed. Durgapur to Mughalsarai, Asansol to Tatanagar, Kharagpur to Rourkela and Rajkharsawan to Dangoaposi sections were the first sections on 25kV AC. Read more »


During the concluding ceremony of the two-day Parivartan Sangoshti held in New Delhi on 7th and 8th December, 2019, Hon’ble Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal felicitated Shri Jitendra Kumar Jain – Senior Section... Read more »