160 kph: Speed increase on New Delhi-Howrah/Mumbai routes moves forward, Railway Board seeks detailed estimates

The objective is to reduce travel time of Howrah Rajdhani from 17 hours to 12 hours and from Mumbai Rajdhani 15.5 hours to 10 hours. Read more »

High Speed Rail: Six Potential Corridors in Addition to Mumbai-Ahmedabad Identified: CRB

Indian Railways has identified six routes for upgrades to high speed rail services. These routes connect Delhi with Varanasi and Amritsar, Mumbai with Nagpur and Hyderabad and Chennai with Bengaluru and Mysuru Read more »

Kerala’s 200 Kph Semi High-Speed Silver Line: Map, Timeline, Details and Progress

Kerala is all set to make a big push for its ambitious 'Silver Line' project. The 532 kilometres, 200 kph capable semi high-speed railway line has been in the works for a... Read more »

Advanced Electronic Interlocking System Installed on Grand Chord Route

New Electronic Interlocking System at Tundla Junction on the Grand Chord route is expected to help Indian Railways speed up trains and to help reduce travel time between Delhi and Howrah to... Read more »

Push-Pull, Wireless Control, OHE Readiness for 160 kph Part of 63rd ESC Meeting Agenda

Expansion of Push-Pull services, integration of Distributed Wireless Power Control System and Push-Pull, getting the OHE ready for speeds of 160 kph were among the key items on the agenda at the... Read more »

160 kph: 13.5k Crores for Mumbai – Delhi and Delhi – Howrah Routes

Indian Railways plans to spend Rs 13,490 crore to upgrade the New Delhi-Howrah and the New - Mumbai Rajdhani routes to a speed of 160 kmph in the next four years. Read more »

Mumbai – Nashik or Pune in 2 hours? Not anytime soon

Is a 2 hour Mumbai to Pune or Mumbai to Nashik run really possible with the current state of affairs on Central Railway? We take a look at what's involved Read more »

IR’s Future Roadmap – Part 1: Big Push on Speed, 160 kph on GQ

Ministry of Railways has drawn up an ambitious, timeline-bound plan for the next five years, according to information received from senior sources. If things go according to this plan, the Indian Railways... Read more »

160-200 kph Upgrade: IR to Spend Rs. 1,600 Crores on Mumbai, Howrah Rajdhani routes in 2019-20

Once the project is complete, both Rajdhanis are expected to take 12 hours or less to cover the distance between New Delhi – Howrah and New Delhi - Mumbai. Read more »