Push Pull Mode Adoption to Speed up Trains on Indian Railways

IR looks to innovate, make better use of existing resources, tests Push Pull configuration Read more »

WCG-2 locomotive to be preserved at Heritage Gully, CSMT

A decommissioned WCG-2 class locomotive, bearing the number 20158, will now be placed at the Gully, situated near the P D’Mello Road (Platform 18 side) entrance of the CSMT. The loco is... Read more »

Faster Trains: Sectional speed of Daund – Solapur section increased from 105 kmph to 110 kmph

The sectional speed of Daund-Solapur section in the Solapur division of Central Railway has been increased from the existing 105 kmph to 110 kmph with immediate effect. Read more »

Workshop modernisation on Indian Railways gets boost, machinery and rolling stock procurement performance rises manifold

Indian Railways' (IR) centralised advanced machine tool procurement arm COFMOW (Central Organisation for Modernisation of Workshops) has achieved its best ever output performance of Rs 1050.85 crore for the period up to... Read more »

IR mulls private players to operate passenger trains: Reports

Indian Railways plan to allow private operators to run passenger trains on IR’s existing network, reports in several outlets suggest. Mr Girish Pillai, Railway Board’s Member – Traffic, reportedly stated that officials... Read more »

IR to replace standard rakes with MEMUs for ‘passenger’ services: FE

Indian Railways is set to replace the traditional slow moving ‘passenger’ trains running on the Golden Quadrilateral with Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMUs), claims a report in the Financial Express. According to... Read more »

What it takes to introduce a Rajdhani

The Rajdhani is the most prestigious train in India. Period. Passenger response to the new service is testimony to this. Read more »

Indian Railways to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2030: Piyush Goyal

Minister re-iterates plan to fully electrify railway network. Read more »

IR targets 25 kmph average speed increase in 5 years

As one of several measures to increase average speeds, Indian Railways has decided to target 5 kmph speed increases for passenger services every year over the next 5 years. According to a... Read more »