Category Articles: Railway

NHSRCL opens technical bids for one of biggest tenders covering 47% of MAHSR alignment and 4 stations

September 23, 2020
NHSRCL opens technical bids for one of biggest tenders covering 47% of MAHSR alignment and 4 stations

New Delhi: Central government arm National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has opened technical bids for one of the biggest tenders, covering 47 per cent Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail alignment and construction of four stations in Gujarat where over 83 per cent of the land has been acquired for the project. Afcons-IRCON consortium, L&T, NCC-Tata Project Consortium are among bidders. NHSRCL in a note stated: Technical bids for the design and construction of 237 km length o...Read More

Bullet Train project to create over 90000 jobs during construction phase: NHSRCL

September 17, 2020
Bullet Train project to create over 90000 jobs during construction phase: NHSRCL

Ahmedabad: The Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail project popularly known as Bullet Train project will create more than 90,000 direct and indirect jobs in various categories during the construction phase of the project, spokesperson of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), which has been incorporated to finance, construct, maintain and manage the High Speed Rail Corridor, Sushma Gaur today said. 'This would lead to growth and prosperity of the country. More than ...Read More

In pictures: These days when you arrive at Ahmedabad railway station

September 07, 2020
In pictures: These days when you arrive at Ahmedabad railway station

Ahmedabad: Daily hundreds of passengers who enter Ahmedabad from other States are checked for Covid-19 through rapid tests. A special tent has been erected and medical and para medical teams are deployed for this purpose. The decision to check passengers for Covid-19 was taken after dozens of laborers from other states living in laborers colonies in Ahmedabad were detected Covid-19 positive. Read More

Updates on progress of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Bullet Train Project

September 05, 2020
Updates on progress of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Bullet Train Project

New Delhi: News agency Press Trust of India has in its report mentioned some of the progresses made in The Mumbai - Ahmedabad bullet train project. - The National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) has already acquired 63 per cent of the land for the project -- about 77% land in Gujarat, 80% in Dadar Nagar Haveli and 22% in Maharashtra. Officials said there are still issues in acquiring land in areas like Palghar in Maharashtra and Navsari in Gujarat. -Tenders for civil works for 345 km...Read More

For the first time, bulk export of Agriculture produce from Gujarat to abroad via train

August 03, 2020
For the first time, bulk export of Agriculture produce from Gujarat to abroad via train

Rajkot: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday shared photographs of first train from Dhoraji in Gujarat that would take onion to neighboring country Bangladesh for export. According to Western Railway, after prolong talks with traders and APMCs in Dhoraji, Upleta, Gondal area, the first loading of onion started on 3rd August in a train to Bangladesh. WR द्वारा भावनगर मंडल की बीडीयू द्वारा धोराजी/उपलेटा/ग...Read More

Gujarat govt nod to construct Rs. 114.50 crore 3-lane railway over bridge in Navsari

July 24, 2020
Gujarat govt nod to construct Rs. 114.50 crore 3-lane railway over bridge in Navsari

Gandhniagar: Chief Minister Rupani today granted permission for works, worth Rs. 114.50 Crore, pertained to make a three-lane railway over-bridge in Navsari city of South-Gujarat. The expenditure for making a three-lane over-bridge on level crossing 127 on route of the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCI), a Central Government’s PSU, in area of Navsari Nagarpalika would equally be shared by the State Government and Central Government. The construction of three-lane ove...Read More

Plasma air, foot operated taps and more in train coaches for post-Covid phase in India

July 14, 2020
Plasma air, foot operated taps and more in train coaches for post-Covid phase in India

New Delhi: Indian Railways has developed a Post Covid Coach to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus infection. Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has developed a Post Covid Coach that has design improvements like handsfree amenities, copper-coated handrails & latches, plasma air purification and titanium di-oxide coating for Covid free passenger journey. Following are the salient features of the Post Covid Coach: 1. Handsfree amenities: Post Covid Coach is having handsfree am...Read More

Civil work for new Gandhinagar railway station almost over

June 06, 2020
Civil work for new Gandhinagar railway station almost over

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today held a meeting to review major railway projects including a project for railway connectivity to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya Colony and Gandhinagar railway station rdevelopment project. According to a release issued by the government, Civil work in Gandhinagar railway station redevelopment project is almost over and interior work has kicked off. Redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station will have a five star hotel atop the railway track along...Read More

Maximum Shramik Express trains originated from Gujarat, terminated in UP

June 03, 2020

New Delhi: As on 3rd June 2020, a total of 4197 “Shramik Special” trains have been operationalized from various states across the country. 81 trains were on the run till 09.00 am in the morning.Till now, more than 58 lacs migrants have been transported through Shramik Special Trains in 34 days. These 4197 trains were originated from various states. The top five States/UTs from where maximum trains originated are Gujarat(1026 Trains), Maharashtra(802 Trains), Punjab(416 Trains), Uttar ...Read More

Gujarat Completes Labour Migration; special train operations ending today

May 31, 2020

Gandhinagar: The number of Shramik special trains operated by the Gujarat government to ferry migrant workers to their home states crossed the 1,000-milestone on Sunday, even as operation of special trains will be closed from tomorrow, the Labour and Employment department said. “Gujarat has run 1,017 special trains, which ferried 15.18 lakh workers home. Gujarat is the first state to complete the task of sending back migrant workers safely to their destinations, thereby minimizing labou...Read More