Category Articles: Railway

Another milestone in bullet train construction with casting of first girder started: Railway Minister

October 01, 2021
Another milestone in bullet train construction with casting of first girder started: Railway Minister

New Delhi: Indian Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav on 1st of October tweeted: Another milestone in Bullet Train construction. Casting of first girder started. Another milestone in #BulletTrain construction. Casting of first girder started. pic.twitter.com/tpfmWc9jLD— Ashwini Vaishnaw (@AshwiniVaishnaw) October 1, 2021 Read More

Union Cabinet approves doubling of Rajkot – Kanalus railway line in Gujarat

September 29, 2021
Union Cabinet approves doubling of Rajkot – Kanalus railway line in Gujarat

New Delhi: Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi today approved doubling of Rajkot - Kanalus railway line doubling project at a total estimated cost of Rs. 1,080.58 crore. Total length of doubling of line is 111.20 km. The project completion time is 4 years. This initiative will result into increased capacity and more traffic on the system and all round development of Saurashtra region. It will reduce in detention to goods and passenger traffic and give significant bo...Read More

Repair wire-fence along railway track to save Lions: Railways writes to Forest department

September 22, 2021
Repair wire-fence along railway track to save Lions: Railways writes to Forest department

Bhavnagar: Railway department has requested the forest department of Gujarat in a letter to repair and restore the wire-fence destroyed due to Cyclone Tauktae around the railway-track in Pipavav, Rajula and Savarkundla in Amreli to prevent the deaths of lions on the railway track. The State government had installed the wire-fence to prevent the deaths of lions by coming under moving trains on the railway track which was destroyed by Cyclone Tauktae. Assistant Commercial Manager of Bhavna...Read More

Another Duronto train to have stoppage in Surat

September 22, 2021
Another Duronto train to have stoppage in Surat

Surat: Thanks to the intervention by Minister of State for Railways and Textiles and local Lok Sabha MP Darshana Jardosh, Surat has got one more Dutonto train. Nizamuddin - Ernakulam Duronto Express will now stop at Surat Railway Station. Nizamuddin - Ernakulam Duronto Express is operated from national capital Delhi to Southern most Indian State Kerala. Its route passes through Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala post Surat in Southern direction. So far, the train would just pass through ...Read More

Redevelopment of Surat, Udhna, Udaipur railway stations: 14 firms participate in pre-bid meet

September 16, 2021
Redevelopment of Surat, Udhna, Udaipur railway stations: 14 firms participate in pre-bid meet

Surat/Udhna: 14 leading developers, funds and consultants, namely Adani, Kalpataru Group, Cube Constructions, JKB Infrastructure, GMR, MBL Infrastructures, Monte Carlo, GR Infra, Thot Infrastructure, PSP Projects, Virtuous Retain South Asia Pvt. Ltd, Sikka Associates, Egis India and Adroit Financial participated in the pre bid meeting held on 14 September regarding redevelopment of Udaipur, Surat and Udhna Railway stations. The pre bid meeting was conducted by Indian Railway Stations Develop...Read More

NHSRCL trains students at Asia’s biggest Geotechnical Investigation Lab in Surat

September 12, 2021
NHSRCL trains students at Asia’s biggest Geotechnical Investigation Lab in Surat

SuIn line with National Skill Development Program, NHSRCL is organizing training programmes for the civil engineering students at the Geo Technical investigation lab, which is set up by M/s L&T in Surat for Mumbai- Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (M/s L&T is executing the civil works between Vapi and Ahmedabad). The laboratory is considered as Asia’s biggest Geotechnical Laboratory and has generated employment for an about 900 (500 at field and 400 at laboratories) persons includi...Read More

Kisan Rail transports Gujarat potatoes to Bihar

September 09, 2021
Kisan Rail transports Gujarat potatoes to Bihar

Himmatnagar: A Kisan Rail train loaded with 248 tons of potatoes produced by the farmers of Gujarat departed from Himmatanagar on 8th September to Motihari in Bihar state. Railway has charged a rent of Rs 5.64 lakhs from the farmers for the whole train. Considering the overproduction of potatoes this year, this initiative is undertaken for saving the farmers in Gujarat from losses and providing them adequate revenue. The potatoes are produced by the farmers of Deesa in Banaskantha. It is the...Read More

Full Span Launching Equipment Flagged of for Gujarat Bullet Train Project

September 09, 2021
Full Span Launching Equipment Flagged of for Gujarat Bullet Train Project

Chennai (Kanchipuram), September 09, 2021: Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India, today flagged off the L&T-built Full Span Launching Equipment at the Company’s manufacturing facilities in Kanchipuram, some 50 km from Chennai that has been developed for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project. The virtual flag-off was in the august presence of Mr. Satish Agnihotri, Managing Director, Nat...Read More

JICA, NHSRCL teams visit Vadodara; satisfied with 92 per cent acquisition

September 02, 2021
JICA, NHSRCL teams visit Vadodara; satisfied with 92 per cent acquisition

Vadodara: The team of Japan International Cooperation Agency - JICA arrived in Vadodara to observe the progress of the Bullet Train Project. The officials from Delhi appreciated the 92 percent completion of land acquisition for the project. The team from Japan appreciated the progress of this project after they got a positive response from the persons affected by land acquisition. They learnt from the affected people that they have received satisfactory compensation. The collector RB Barad a...Read More

Waghai – Bilimora heritage train service to restart from September 4: Jardosh

September 01, 2021
Waghai – Bilimora heritage train service to restart from September 4: Jardosh

Surat: Minister of State for Railways Darshanaben Jardosh has announced re-start an old narrow-gauge train connecting Waghai in Dang with Bilimora in Navsari district of South Gujarat from 4th September onwards. A narrow-gauge train connecting Waghai with Bilimora with coal as its fuel was originally started during Gayakwad rule for transportation of timber and other goods. Mumbai Railway department had stopped this train service citing the reason of economic losses amidst Covid-19 pandem...Read More

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