Speed trials on the newly converted Banmankhi- Barhara Kothi section of the Bihariganj- Banmankhi line

Speed trials will be conducted on the newly converted 16-km Banmankhi- Barhara Kothi section of the Bihariganj- Banmankhi line on February 28.The 28-km MG line is being converted to BG in two phases- one,... Read more »

Vice President to inaugurate part of Obulavaripalli Venkatachalam line

The Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu will today dedicate a part of the Venkatachalam – Vellikallu/Rapur and Obulavaripalli – Cherlopalli sections in Andhra Pradesh to the nation. Shri Piyush Goyal,... Read more »

Koderma – Giridih new line on ECR to fully open for traffic on February 25

Come February 25, train services will commence on the 24-km long Kawar – Maheshmunda section of the 110.8 km Koderma - Giridih line. Read more »

A Phenomenal Effort

Avid railbuff from Chennai S Aravind and his documentation on Chainages of IR Read more »

Improved safety : Bogie Monitoring System

In a new measure to enhance safety further, besides reducing costs, Indian Railways has installed a Bogie Monitoring System at Bakkas station on the outskirts of Lucknow. Read more »

Of chargeable & actual distances; chainages on Indian Railways [Part I]

The term is primarily used by the engineering department in Railways when surveying land and laid tracks. Chainage value is used to identify the exact location of various features in any topography,... Read more »

CR: Rs 1,744 crore for doubling /tripling works

A sum total of Rs 1744 crore has been budgeted for doubling / tripling works across Central Railway. 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 »