IR to extend push pull locomotives across several zones

Indian Railways (IR) has decided to implement push pull modifications in one set of WAP-5 and WAP-7 locomotives across several of its zones. This follows a letter from the Research Development and Standards Organisation... Read more »

BHEL bags railway electrification contract

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), has bagged its first ever railway electrification contract worth Rs 350 crore. BHEL will electrify Birlanagar – Etawah, Bhandai – Udi and Farrukhabad – Shikohabad (including Mainpuri... Read more »

Dedicated Freight Corridor Update: 700 Km lines to be commissioned soon

Work on more sections of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) and Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) is nearing completion, with trials on WDFC's 306 km Madar-Rewari-Kishangarh-Balawas section being recently conducted. Read more »

Kalka Shimla NG trains to be speeded up, get major upgrades

In a bid to speed up the NG service between Kalka and Shimla, Northern Railway (NR) has ordered a coach with a new design and suspension. Speed trials will soon be undertaken... Read more »

Jabalpur Ajmer Dayodaya Express derails at Sanganer station

Several passengers escaped unhurt when train number 12181 Jabalpur Ajmer Dayodaya Express derailed at Sanganer station near Jaipur today around 12:55 hrs. Read more »

ECR proposes to spend Rs.133.78 crore on expansion of workshops and production units in FY20

East Central Railway (ECR) plans to spend Rs 133.78 crore for its workshops and production units during FY20. Read more »

SECR: New line, Gauge Conversion and Doubling/Tripling projects get good allocations, likely to speed up execution of projects

Ongoing new line construction projects in South East Central Railway may have received a push, thanks to good allocations made for Indian Railways for the coming FY. Read more »

ECR gauge conversion outlay pegged at Rs 305 crore

Four gauge conversion projects on East Central Railway, entailing a capex of Rs 305 crore have been proposed. Read more »

Budget 2019: Highlights for Railways

The Railway Budget at a glance. Graphics courtesy PIB Read more »

New Electric loco shed at Barauni ECR to home 100 locos

Indian Railways will build a new electric loco shed at East Central Railway in Barauni with a holding capacity of 100 locos. The sanctioned capital expenditure (capex) for the shed is Rs... Read more »