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ER: Newly Electrified Tinpahar – Sahibganj Section of Malda Division Gets Approval to Run Trains

Newly electrified Tinpahar -Sahibganj section of Eastern Railway's Malda Division covers 38 route kilometre receives CRS sanction Read more »

Itarsi -Allahabad electrification updates- 13 pairs of trains to retain their electric locos end -to-end

Starting September 13, Indian Railways is exploring the possibility to run 13 pairs of trains on electric locos between Itarsi and Allahabad. This follows the completion of electrification works between Manikpur and... Read more »

1,000 km of electrification complete so far in FY 19-20

Almost 1,000 kilometres of track has been electrified in the first four and a half months of the financial year 2019-20, sources in Indian Railways said. Read more »

Trains to go electric in Secunderabad – Guntur section from 1st September

As has been reported earlier by Railpost.in, the Pagidipalli-Nallapadu section under Guntur division of the South Central Railway has been electrified and made fit for running both freight and passenger trains on... Read more »

Electrification: CORE to electrify 6,200 km in 2019-20, Updated timelines here

Central Organization for Railway Electrification (CORE) plans to complete 6,234 route km of electrification in FY 19-20. CORE is tasked with electrification of 22,800 route km of railway lines across IR. Read more »

Electrification to be Part of All Rail Projects

Indian Railways (IR) has decided to provide for electrification works of those sections which were earlier sanctioned as new lines/ gauge conversions besides all un-electrified sidings and diesel loco sheds Read more »

Kalyan ELS Gets its First 25kV Passenger Locomotive

The oldest electric locomotive shed (ELS) in India, based in Kalyan, Mumbai, has finally received its first 25kV AC passenger locomotive Read more »

Electrification: Southern India – SR, SWR and SCR get Revised Timelines and Targets for 2019-20

Revised timelines and targets have been set out for the three zones in Southern India for the financial year 2019-20 by the Railway Board. Read more »

Electrification: Revised 2019-20 Targets for CR, All of Pune – Miraj – Kolhapur route to be completed this year

Central Railway gets revised electrification targets, up from 722 km to 859 km in 2019-20 Read more »

Fact Check: Claim by Deccan Herald Article on Electrification is Wrong. It was 4,087 km, not 4.087 km!

It is one of several dubious claims made in a piece by Deccan Herald on the performance of the Railway Ministry under the current govt Read more »