Indian Railways Creates A New World Benchmark By Successfully Running 1st Double Stack Container Train In High Rise OHE Electrified Sections

Indian Railways created a new world benchmark by commissioning 1st high rise OverHead Equipment (OHE), which has contact wire height of 7.57 metre and successfully run double stack containers in electrified territory... Read more »

Western Railways’s Rajkot And Bhavnagar Divisions Now On Map Of Electric Traction

Western Railways Rajkot and Bhavnagar Divisions are now on the electric traction map of the Indian Railways network. Read more »

Indian Railways Pumped 1.46 Lakh Crores As Capex in FY19-20, Electrified 5,782 km of Route

Indian Railways has pumped in Rs. 1.46 lakh crores as capital expenditure in the financial year 2019-20, according to a statement by the ministry Read more »

First Traction Sub Station Over Hubballi Division Of SWR Energised

Yesterday night at odd hours was a historic moment for Hubballi Division of SWR as its first Traction Substation at Bellary to get energized and made live under Open Access policy Read more »

WAG-12: Alstom’s New 12,000 hp Locomotive Enters Service on Indian Railways. See Specifications, New Features and More Inside

The WAG-12B locomotive has entered service on the Indian Railways after more than a year of trials and design modifications. See specifications and more details inside Read more »

IR to retain 700 diesel locos post full electrification

The Railway Board has decided to retain 700 diesel locomotives in mainland operation over zonal railways. Read more »

Electrification of 28,810 km of Railway Line by December 2023: Piyush Goyal

Electrification of 28,810 kilometres of lines on Indian Railways is planned by December 2023, according to Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal. Annual targets inside Read more »

Indian Railways Capex at All-Time High of 1.61 Lakh Crores for FY 2020-21

Indian Railways is set to invest in capital expenditure at an all time high of 1.61 lakh crores in FY 2020-21 for capacity enhancement and other infrastructure Read more »

CR: 95 Years of EMU Service on Central Railway

It was on 3.2.1925 the first EMU service with 4-cars was flagged off by Sir Leslie Wilson, the then Governor of Mumbai. The first service ran from the then Bombay VT... Read more »

Indian Railways Celebrates 95 Years of Electric Traction on 3rd February

The first EMU train with 4 coaches of cement flooring 10 feet wide stock was flagged off by the then Governor of Bombay Sir Leslie Wilson at 10:00 hours from pf-2. The... Read more »