Category Articles: Travel

Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express train flagged off

January 17, 2020
Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express train flagged off

Ahmedabad: The long awaited semi-high speed and fully air-conditioned Tejas Express made its maiden journey today from Ahmedabad to Mumbai in a celebratory function at Ahmedabad. The train was flagged off by Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijaybhai Rupani. Though his name was mentioned in a press release and also on the stage as Special guest, Railway minister Piyush Goyal was absent in the inaugural function. Speaking on this occasion, Chief Minister Rupani said Gujarat has witnessed st...Read More

Land acquisition for rail line to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya completed: Gujarat CM conveys Railway minister

January 17, 2020
Land acquisition for rail line to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya completed: Gujarat CM conveys Railway minister

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani today told railway minister Piyush Goyal that land acquisition process for Vadodara - Kevadiya (Statue of Unity) railway line project has been completed. Rupani told Piyush Goyal that Rs. 266 crore work orders are given for Katosan - Bechraji railway line project which is to be executed jointly by Gujarat government company G-Ride and Railways. This railway line will benefit GIDC industrial estate in Bechraji area, Maruti car unit, MSME and ancillary unit...Read More

Air India plane lying grounded at Vadodara airport as the cash-crunched airliner unable to pay tax dues

January 16, 2020
Air India plane lying grounded at Vadodara airport as the cash-crunched airliner unable to pay tax dues

Vadodara: An aircraft of the cash-crunched pubic sector airliner Air India has been lying grounded at Vadodara airport in Gujarat for over two weeks as it was unable to replace its faulty engine owing to tax dues related issues, official sources today said. The engine of the Air India Airbus which had landed here in the evening of December 31 as flight number AI819 (Delhi-Vadodara) had developed some technical snag, Airport Director Charan Singh today said. 'It is pa...Read More

Inaugural run of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express tomorrow

January 16, 2020
Inaugural run of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Tejas Express tomorrow

Ahmedabad: Ministry of Railways is going to introduce new Tejas Express train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai Central ( Six days a week- except Thursday) w.e.f 19.01.2020. On its inaugural run, o­n 17.01.2020 Train no. 09426 Ahmedabad-Mumbai Central Tejas express will leave Ahmedabad at 09:30 hrs and will reach Mumbai Central at 16:00 hrs . Railway Minister Piyush Goyal will flag off the train at Kalupur railway station in Ahmedabad. Similarly, in return direction, train No. 09425 ...Read More

Spicejet announces Ahmedabad – Aurangabad direct flight from February 15

January 15, 2020
Spicejet announces Ahmedabad – Aurangabad direct flight from February 15

Gurugram: SpiceJet  has announced the launch of Ahmedabad  - Auragabad direct flight and three other new flights on its domestic network with a special focus on enhancing connectivity between metros and non-metros.  The Ahmedabad-Aurangabad flight service will operate on all days except Sunday. Aurangabad, which SpiceJet added as its 53rd domestic destination last year, will be connected with Ahmedabad with a daily flight. The historic city of Aurangabad is a popular tourism hub and is als...Read More

Statue of Unity among 8 wonders of SCO countries

January 13, 2020
Statue of Unity among 8 wonders of SCO countries

New Delhi: Statue of Unity in India is amongst the 8 wonders of SCO (Shanghai Corporation Organization), tweeted External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar in reference to his meeting with Secretary General of SCO Vladimir Norov. Jaishankar in his tweet said: Appreciated the #SCO’s efforts to promote tourism among member states. The “8 Wonders of SCO”, which includes the #StatueofUnity, will surely serve as an inspiration. Jaishankar in linked tweet said: Received Secretary General...Read More

Singapore Airlines to introduce Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft in Ahmedabad; daily service from 29 March 2020

January 13, 2020
Singapore Airlines to introduce Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft in Ahmedabad; daily service from 29 March 2020

Ahmedabad: Singapore Airlines today announced the introduction of its Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft on the Ahmedabad to Singapore route. It will be the first international airline to bring this aircraft type to Ahmedabad. The inaugural service SQ531 will depart from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at2305 hrs on 1 February 2020. Starting with six-time weekly services on this new aircraft type, it will increase to daily operations from 29 March 2020 subject to regulatory appr...Read More

Bus hits electric pole in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, 4 dead, 23 injured

January 11, 2020
Bus hits electric pole in Saurashtra region of Gujarat, 4 dead, 23 injured

Junagadh: At least 4 passengers of a private luxury bus were killed and over 20 others injured when it lost control due to coming out of its Tyre and collided with an electric pole near Lalpur Patiya village under Visavadar police station of Junagadh district in Gujarat, police said. PI of Visavadar N R Patel said that the bus was coming from Savarkundala and going towards Junagadh when it lost control as its tyre loosened out suddenly. The bus lost control and hit a roadside electric po...Read More

Amit Shah dedicates wi-fi facility for 5 railway stations, a 100 ft high national flag in his constituency

January 11, 2020
Amit Shah dedicates wi-fi facility for 5 railway stations, a 100 ft high national flag in his constituency

Gandhinagar: Union Home Minister and Member of Parliament from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha Segment- Amit Shah today dedicated several passenger amenities and conveniences at various stations across Ahmedabad Division of the Western Railway. Shah also dedicated a 100 feet high monumental National Flag during an event at Gandhinagar Capital railway station in his home state of Gujarat where CM Vijay Rupani was also present. The home minister also dedicated Passenger Information System at Kalol stati...Read More

Railways cancels contract of sub contractor who served expired bread to passengers

January 09, 2020
Railways cancels contract of sub contractor who served expired bread to passengers

Surat: A group of 36 women from Mumbai who suffered vomiting and stomach problem due to expired breads catered to them in train by caterers in Shatabdi Express train on way to Surat were sent back to Mumbai in Dehradun Express in a special arrangement. The women were treated first at Bhestan and later at Surat railway station. A team of doctors was made ready for them. IRCTC sub contractor's contract has been cancelled. Western railway before sending the group back to Mumbai, tendered ...Read More

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