Indian Railways Solar Power Plans: A Brief Look

There is about 51,000 hectare of Railway land available. Out of which, it is estimated that available feasible vacant land has a potential of 10 GW for installing land based solar plants.... Read more »

Indian Railway Commissions Waste to Energy Plant at Bhubaneswar

Indian Railways has commissioned country’s first governmental Waste to Energy Plant, having capacity of 500 Kg waste per day, in Mancheswar Carriage Repair Workshop at Bhubaneswar in East Coast Railway. Read more »

SWR: General Manager Inspects Hubballi Railway Workshop

GM/SWR inspected Bogie Repair Shop, Carriage Lift Shop, Production Shops, Wheel Shop, Paint shop and appreciated the good work done by the employees Read more »

WR: Zone Leads in Highest Number of HOG Trains on Indian Railways, Saves 32 Crores

As on 20th January 2020 out of the 65 HOG compliant LHB rakes primarily owned by Western Railway, 51 LHB rakes are running in services of 49 regular train pairs trains on... Read more »

Indian Railways Holds Investors' Meet for Renewable Energy Opportunities

Indian Railways and Railway Energy Management Company Ltd. (REMCL - a Joint Venture of Ministry of Railways & RITES Ltd.) organized a Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet on 09th January 2020 Read more »

Indian Railways to Source 1,000 MW Solar Power by FY22

Indian Railways has planned to source about 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Solar Power and about 200 MW of wind power progressively by 2021-22 across Zonal Railways & Production Units Read more »

MoU Between India and UK Enabling Energy Self Sufficiency on IR Approved by the Union Cabinet

Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department for International Development, Government of United Kingdom Read more »

WR: Solar Mobile Charging Kiosks at 15 Suburban Stations, Including Dadar, Andheri, Borivali, Mumbai Central

Western Railway in coordination with FUNSOLAR Foundation has installed 100% solar-powered mobile charging kiosks at suburban stations to facilitate commuters who need to charge their mobiles Read more »

CR Significantly Reduces Energy Consumption Over 2 Yrs

On the traction front, CR has managed to contain the energy consumption despite having taken over several trains on electric traction. Read more »

WR: Notable Developments in 2019 on Mumbai Suburban Section

The year 2019, has been a memorable one for Western Railway's Mumbai suburban section in many ways, as it bears witness to various remarkable development in diverse fields. Read more »