Category Articles: Railway

How to Reach Statue of Unity at Kevadia from Ahmedabad ? : Distance, Duration, Flights, Buses, Trains, Everything you need to know

February 22, 2021
How to Reach Statue of Unity at Kevadia from Ahmedabad ? : Distance, Duration, Flights, Buses, Trains, Everything you need to know

Ahmedabad: The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world located at Kevadiya in Central Gujarat. It is one of the fastest emerging tourist destinations with other attractions such as a Jungle Safari - Zoological park, rafting, bicycle riding, glow garden, Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam etc that have been already added and even more attractions are being added. Though Vadodara is the nearest airport and it is also located on Delhi - Mumbai main railway line, Ahmedabad, the commercial capi...Read More

Lion hit by train to Pipavav Port dies during treatment due to serious injuries

February 19, 2021
Lion hit by train to Pipavav Port dies during treatment due to serious injuries

Junagadh: In a sad news, a Lion aged 4 to 5 years hit by a moving goods train to Pipavav Port is dead after battling for life for three days in Sakkarbag Zoo based medical facility here. A lion was hit by train near Uncheya village in Rajula belt of Amreli district in the morning on 16 February. It was first taken to Babarkot animal care centre and after primary treatment it was transferred to Sakkarbag zoo through dedicated ambulance for Lions. As its injury was serious in nature, the l...Read More

A lion hit by train to Pipavav port suffers leg injury

February 16, 2021
A lion hit by train to Pipavav port suffers leg injury

Junagadh: A male lion, in age range of 5 to 9 years was hit by a moving goods train in Amreli district of Gujarat earlier today and sustained injuries in legs. It was taken to local rescue centre in Shetrunji wildlife division for treatment and later was sent to Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh for further treatment. A lion suffered injuries after being hit by a train at Uchaiya village near Rajula town of Amreli district in the morning today. The railway line passing through this area links Pipav...Read More

Several Gujarat related rail projects to complete by March this year

February 01, 2021
Several Gujarat related rail projects to complete by March this year

New Delhi: Ministry of Railway in a note related to union budget presented today stated that Some projects will be commissioned by March 2021 are Redevelopment of Gandhinagar & Habibganj stations, Ahmedabad - Botad Gauge Conversion (170 km), Pilibhit – Shahjahanpur Gauge Conversion (83 km), Utretia – Raebarelli Doubling (66 km), Ghazipur-Aunihar Doubling (40 km), Ajmer – Bengurgram Doubling ( 47 km), and Nirmali – Sairagarh New Line including Kosi bridge (22 km). Key Railway Elect...Read More

L&T secures a contract for the Bullet Train project to supply 28 steel bridges

January 29, 2021
L&T secures a contract for the Bullet Train project to supply 28 steel bridges

Mumbai: The Heavy Civil Infrastructure business of L&T Construction has secured a Significant contract from two packages [P4(X) & P4(Y)] of the Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor to Procure, Fabricate, Assemble, Paint and Transport 28 bridges - steel truss superstructures with bearings - to various sites that will cross over roads/ rivers/ railway lines and other structures. The project was secured through a consortium of L&T and IHI Infrastructure Systems (IIS) of Japan. Lar...Read More

Vloggers cover Ahmedabad Kevadiya JanShatabdi train journey experience

January 24, 2021
Vloggers cover Ahmedabad Kevadiya JanShatabdi train journey experience

Gandhinagar: There have been couple of good vlog videos uploaded on Youtube covering the experience and details of Ahmedabad - Kevadiya Jan Shatabdi Express train, especially a new Vistadome coach attached to it. One thing to notice is that the trains are mostly empty as of now, but this is Covid19 period and it's just start of the new route. So nothing can be concluded at this stage regarding the traffic, the new route/trains are attracting. Do enjoy these vlogs. In...Read More

PM Modi inaugurates Kevadia railway station, launch 8 trains to Statue of Unity

January 17, 2021
PM Modi inaugurates Kevadia railway station, launch 8 trains to Statue of Unity

Narmada: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is today inaugurating Kevadia railway station. Kevadia is located five kms away from the Statue of Unity. Kevadia is famous of Statue of Unity and other tourist attractions apart from Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam. With construction of a railway station and rail line connectivity, Kevadia is now placed at India's railway map. New railway stations at Dabhoi and Chandod are also being dedicated today on Vadodara - Kevadia rail line. Inauguration of 8 new trains i...Read More

Power cables, towers shifted successfully, Civil construction to start soon: NHSRCL

January 16, 2021
Power cables, towers shifted successfully, Civil construction to start soon: NHSRCL

Gandhinagar: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) on Friday said, 'shifting of 220 KV electrical cables and towers (Jambuva - Karamsad line) has been completed successfully in Gujarat. This work involved dismantling three 220 KV suspension type towers, erection of four new towers, stringing 1.412 km of electrical cable line and dismantling of 1.351 km of existing line.' NHSRCL further said, 'Work is completed successfully now and we are well on our way preparing site for civil...Read More

Prime Minister Modi to flagg off 8 new trains to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya

January 16, 2021
Prime Minister Modi to flagg off 8 new trains to Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya

Gandhinagar: Shri Narendra Modi - Prime Minister of India will flag off 8 new trains from various destinations to Kevadiya, on 17th January, 2021, through video conferencing. These trains will run as fully reserved train. Jan-Shatabdi Express to be flagged off tomorrow virtually by Prime Minister Modi from Ahmedabad to Kevadia will have the beautiful Vistadome coaches. Some photos of the new train. pic.twitter.com/ucxIvjXYCv— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) January 16, 2021 ...Read More

8 trains to link Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya to rest of the parts of the country

January 13, 2021
8 trains to link Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya to rest of the parts of the country

Statue of Unity: Statue of Unity fame Kevadiya in Narmada district of Central Gujarat will be linked to Varanasi, Dadar, Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi), Rewa and Chennai through Express trains. The city of Ahmedabad will be linked to Kevadiya through Jan Shatabdi Express. A MEMU (The Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) train will also be run to link Kevadiya with Pratapnagar (Vadodara). These trains will be virtually flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Janaury 17, when he will also inaugur...Read More