Category Articles: Railway

14th Joint Committee Meeting on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project held

June 30, 2022
14th Joint Committee Meeting on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project held

New Delhi: Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology co-chaired the 14th Joint Committee Meeting from Indian Side to discuss and decide on all important issues related to execution of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) Project today. Dr. MORI Masafumi, Special Adviser to Prime Minister of Japan co-chaired the meeting from Japanese side.     According to a note released by Railway Ministry: During the mee...Read More

Accused who wanted to derail train in Saurashtra held: he was upset with UP govt bulldozer act

June 25, 2022
Accused who wanted to derail train in Saurashtra held: he was upset with UP govt bulldozer act

Morbi: The two accused allegedly made a plan to derail the Morbi-Wankaner MEMU train to take revenge of the bulldozer actions by UP government against rioters. Rajkot: The main accused namely Akbar (age-35), living in Wankaner and his aide Lakshman Isora who allegedly tried to derail the Morbi-Wankaner MEMU Train by placing bricks on the railway track at Makansar village on 12th June are held by Police. The loco pilot of the train applied emergency break to the train after seeing the bri...Read More

APM Terminals Pipavav receives first train from ceramics heartland of Morbi

June 22, 2022
APM Terminals Pipavav receives first train from ceramics heartland of Morbi

Pipavav: APM Terminals Pipavav today in a release said it has recently received the new freight train started by Maersk and operated by PRCL, connecting the exporters from the ceramics heartland of Morbi to the port via Private Freight Terminal at Maliya. The Shift of export cargo on a rail service is helping decongest roads and improving the speed-to-market by reducing the total transit time by 15%, the port stated in its press release. The rail service has resulted from the collaboratio...Read More

PM Modi to dedicate and lay foundation stone for Rs. 16,369 crore railway projects during Gujarat visit

June 13, 2022
PM Modi to dedicate and lay foundation stone for Rs. 16,369 crore railway projects during Gujarat visit

Gandhinagar: State government spokesperson minister Jitu Vaghani today in his weekly briefing informed that PM Modi will dedicate and lay foundation stones of 18 different railway projects worth Rs 16,369 crore for Gujarat in a function at Vadodara on June 18. Vaghani said the Prime Minister will dedicate Palanpur-Madar dedicated freight corridor and flag off Ahmedabad-Botad passenger train. The foundation stone laying of redevelopment of Surat, Udhna, Somnath and Sabarmati stations will be d...Read More

Ahmedabad-Udaipur broad-gauge train service likely from August 15

June 06, 2022
Ahmedabad-Udaipur broad-gauge train service likely from August 15

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad-Udaipur broad-gauge train service via Himmatnagar is likely to begin on August 15, 2022, according to sources. Work on converting the 208.48-kilometre long Udaipur-Ahmedabad railway track into broad-gauge had been underway for the past five and half years and is now in the final stages. The work to convert 94.73 kilometres of Ahmedabad – Dungarpur stretch into broad-gauge was completed and train service has begun from January 15. Work on converting the 52.50 kilo...Read More

Railways increases limit of online booking of tickets through IRCTC website/app

June 06, 2022
Railways increases limit of online booking of tickets through IRCTC website/app

New Delhi: To facilitate passengers, Indian Railways has decided to increase the limit of booking maximum 6 tickets in a month to 12 tickets by a user ID which is not Aadhaar linked and the limit of booking maximum 12 tickets in a month to 24 tickets by a user ID which is Aadhaar linked and that one of the passengers in the ticket to be booked is verifiable through Aadhaar. At present, maximum 6 tickets in a month can be booked online on IRCTC website/app by a user ID which is not Aadhaar lin...Read More

First bullet train to be operated in 2026 between Surat and Bilimora: Railway Minister

June 06, 2022
First bullet train to be operated in 2026 between Surat and Bilimora: Railway Minister

Surat: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav today said the government has set the target to operate the first bullet train (high-speed rail) between Surat and Bilimora in South Gujarat in 2026. He said, the works are well in progress and he has full faith that the target shall be achieved. Railway minister inspects ongoing works of bullet train project in South Gujarat. He says pillar casting work is over in 61 km length of route, works are underway in total 150 km length of route, target is set...Read More

Railway ops to be impacted in Surendranagar owing to work on double track in Rajkot division

June 01, 2022
Railway ops to be impacted in Surendranagar owing to work on double track in Rajkot division

Surendranagar: Railway operations in Surendranagar district will be impacted between May 31 and June 11 because of a block that will be under force at Wankaner, Amarsar and Sindhavadar railway stations as part of the activity to convert the Rajkot division into double track. Rajkot Divison, Senior DCM, Abhinav Jain, has informed that because of the work going on to make a double track two trains passing through the Rajkot division have been completely cancelled while four connecting trains ha...Read More

Mahesana – Ahmedabad double line work; 40 trains diverted for 3 days

May 28, 2022
Mahesana – Ahmedabad double line work; 40 trains diverted for 3 days

Mahesana: Total 40 trains of the Ahmedabad-Delhi route have been diverted for 3 days due to double line work at Mehsana-Ahmedabad railway track. Over 20 trains are diverted from Palanpur station and they will run via Viramgam. The routes of over 25 trains are diverted to Ajmer-Ratlam route. The trains diverted to Ajmer Ratlam route will not arrive at Palanpur station. The double line work is ongoing at Jagudan, Ambaliyasan and Dangrava track at Mehsana-Ahmedabad railway line. DeshGujarat Read More

Ahmedabad – Himmatnagar – Dungarpur – Udaipur rail track gauge conversion completes

May 27, 2022
Ahmedabad – Himmatnagar – Dungarpur – Udaipur rail track gauge conversion completes

Himmatnagar: The Gauge transformation work of 297.24 km long Udaipur-Himmatnagar railway track on Delhi-Mumbai via Udaipur-Dungarpur-Ahmedabad rail corridor has been completed at a cost of Rs 1648 crore. The works in the gauge transformation project are remaining on the section of only 5-kms out of 35-kms railway track from Kharvachanda to Jayasmand. While the railway track is installed in this section, the finishing work is going on. The CRS inspection is likely to be conducted on 31st May. Mo...Read More

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