Category Articles: Railway

Extension works of Ahmedabad Metro Rail up to Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar would commence in June – 2020

November 17, 2019
Extension works of Ahmedabad Metro Rail up to Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar would commence in June – 2020

Gandhinagar: In a recently held ‘All-round review meeting for Metro Rail Project’, Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani had made deliberation over the proposal to extend the metro train up to Gandhinagar and permission given for it by the Central Government. During the meeting held at Chief Minister’s official residence in Gandhinagar, the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation’s Managing Director S. S. Rathore briefed the Chief Minister about the project. The project’s total distance is 28....Read More

Gujarat govt to move proposal before centre for shifting of railway station of Junagadh

November 15, 2019
Gujarat govt to move proposal before centre for shifting of railway station of Junagadh

Junagadh: Gujarat Chief Minister has taken a decision to make representation in the Centre for shifting of existing railway station of Junagadh city in order to ease the traffic. According to a statement issued by the State government, a proposal in this connection will be sent to the Centre and followup will be done. If centre give permission for a new railway station, the city of Junagadh will experience significant relief in its years old issue of traffic jam. It's worth noting that Ju...Read More

Full efforts on to connect SoU venue with railway by next birth anniversary of Sardar: MoS Railway

November 14, 2019

Statue of Unity: Minister of State for Railways Suresh C Angadi today visited the Statue of Unity situated near Kevadia in Narmada district of central Gujarat and said that efforts were on at war footage to connect Kevadia with railway track before the next birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31, 2020. Angadi had earlier inspected the progress of the work of laying Chanod-Kevadiya railway track and construction of local railway station in Kevadia colony. He...Read More

14 trains fully cancelled, 2 partially, 4 diverted as goods train derails in Central Gujarat

November 08, 2019
14 trains fully cancelled, 2 partially, 4 diverted as goods train derails in Central Gujarat

Vadodara: Altogether 14 trains were fully cancelled, 2 partially cancelled and four others diverted due to derailment of a goods train near Alindra Road Railway Station in Central Gujarat close to Vadodara today. A senior railway official said that the gate man near Alindra railway station stopped the goods train coming from Ratlam to Vadodara when he saw the wheels of one of its bogies derailed. He showed red flag to the driver at around 0920 am this morning averting a bigger acciden...Read More

Chhota Udepur – Dhar new railway line operational; first train flagged off

October 30, 2019
Chhota Udepur – Dhar new railway line operational; first train flagged off

Vadodara: First passenger train between Chhota Udepur(Gujarat) and Alirajpur(Madhya Pradesh) on newly laid railway line was flagged off today. The section is part of Chhota Udepur - Dhar New Line project. It will give connectivity to rural areas of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to cities like Vadodara, Mumbai, etc. In 2014, Prime Minister's office had given clearance to this line and report was forwarded to Ministry of Railway. As a report of the line was sent to railway ministry for the railway...Read More

Train engine derails in Gujarat, rail traffic on Kutch-Mumbai route disrupted

October 17, 2019
Train engine derails in Gujarat, rail traffic on Kutch-Mumbai route disrupted

Gandhidham: Rail traffic on Mumbai-Kutch route was affected today as the engine of a passenger train derailed near Bhimasar station in Kutch district of Gujarat. A Railway spokesperson said that the engine of 59426 Palanpur-Gandhidham passenger derailed near Bhimasar station yard crossing number 225 at 0425 in the early morning today. No casualty has been reported in the accident. Due to this 19115 Sayajinagari express was halted at Bhachau, 22955 Kutch Express at Samak...Read More

Vadnagar – Mahesana, Asarva – Himmatnagar DEMU trains launched

October 15, 2019
Vadnagar – Mahesana, Asarva – Himmatnagar DEMU trains launched

New Delhi: Indian Railways today launched 09 ‘Sewa Service’ Trains to connect smaller towns around major cities.  These services were launched by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri PiyushGoyal along with Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, from New Delhi by inaugurating Delhi-Shamli passenger train.Other trains were flagged ...Read More

When railway station becomes a selfie point

October 13, 2019
When railway station becomes a selfie point

Gandhidham: A local railway station here has become a selfie point thanks to wall paintings done as part of beautification project. The wall paintings are thematic and they spread messages of social awareness. Kutch's tourism places are also promoted through colorful paintings. In countrywide competition for the same, Gandhidham railway station had stood third. In phase - 2 paintings were done on platform number one side wall towards Bhachau. Most of these paintings depict the culture and ru...Read More

Tejas train between Ahmedabad-Mumbai by IRCTC to start plying from December this year: CMD M P Mall

September 26, 2019
Tejas train between Ahmedabad-Mumbai by IRCTC to start plying from December this year: CMD M P Mall

Ahmedabad: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the railways’ online ticketing, tourism and catering arm which is going to run two private Tejas trains in the country soon, today said that it would also participate in bidding for more such ventures in the future. Addressing a press conference here today on the occasion of the announcement of the launch of its Initial Public Offering (IPO), in a bid to raise approximately Rs 645 crore at the upper end of the price ...Read More

Western Railways decided not to serve non-veg on Gandhi Jayanti

September 24, 2019
Western Railways decided not to serve non-veg on Gandhi Jayanti

Ahmedabad: The Western Railways has decided that it will not serve any non-vegetarian food incudling eggs on its premise (510 railway stations and 939 trains) on 2nd October, the birth annivsarsary of Mahatma Gandhi, popularly known as Gandhi Jayanti. A circular issued Monday by Assistant Commercial Manager F M Gaurav Jain of Ahmedabad division, Western Railways reads: “The 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is to be observed in a befitting manner from October 2, 2018 to October ...Read More

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