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 »

L&T Wins CORE Contract to Electrify 985 km of Route on Southern Railway

Larsen & Toubro Limited has won the 587 crore contract for Electrification of 985 route km of Indian Railways in Southern India, Route details inside Read more »

Electrification: CORE Targets 2,504 km Completion in Jan, Feb and March 2020

CORE plans to complete electrification of 2,504 route km of railway network before 31st March 2020. Full list of sections and target dates available. Read more »

ER: Seminar on Open Access and Capacity Building Measures

Eastern Railway organized a seminar on Open Access and Capacity Building Measures on Power with the help of Railway Energy Management Company Ltd (REMCL) and Power Trading Corporation India Ltd recently 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 »

Indian Railways to Save Rs. 121 Crores Every Year With Power from Bihar and Rajasthan

Indian Railways has commenced flow of additional 50 MW power (Total 100 MW) from Bhartiya Rail Bijli Company Limited (BRBCL) in the State of Bihar w.e.f. 28 November 2019, which is expected... Read more »

Parivartan Sangoshthi: PMO Sets Stiff Targets for Indian Railways

Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has set stiff performance targets for Indian Railways (IR). Vision 2024 was tabled at the two-day brainstorming session of IR’s officers named Parivartan Sangoshthi. Read more »

Over 500 Trains now Working with Energy Efficient, Environmentally Friendly HOG Technology

During April 2018 to 5th November 2019, 436 trains (cumulatively over 500 trains) have been converted into HOG compliant trains. It is planned to convert balance End-On-Generation (EOG) LHB rakes into HOG... Read more »

CR: Fuel Savings of 113 Crores from Switch to Electric Traction and Other Measures so far in 2019-20

Central Railway has saved Rs.113 crore approximately in its fuel by reducing the use of High-Speed Diesel oil as various measures taken to shift the traction to electric on its jurisdiction Read more »

Zonal Performance: Midyear Review Throws Up Surprises – ER, NER, NFR Top Results, CR, NR, NCR Score Lowest

An extensive mid-year performance review of Indian Railways' zones conducted by the Railway Board threw up several surprises. Most zones have missed their proportionate targets for originating goods or passenger traffic. Read more »