Category Articles: Railway

Rs. 245 crore fencing work starts alongside Ahmedabad – Mumbai rail track

January 29, 2023
Rs. 245 crore fencing work starts alongside Ahmedabad – Mumbai rail track

Gandhinagar: To curb the incidents of cattle-hit in the busy Mumbai – Ahmedabad section, Western Railway has initiated the work of construction of Metal Beam fencing. The fencing will cover a length of about 622 km, between Mumbai to Ahmedabad and will cost around Rs 245.26 crore. DeshGujarat Fencing on #VandeBharat routes started. pic.twitter.com/vENiAp3ej9 — Ashwini Vaishnaw (@AshwiniVaishnaw) January 29, 2023 Read More

Vande Bharat Express to halt at Borivali; Timing and schedule revised

January 21, 2023
Vande Bharat Express to halt at Borivali; Timing and schedule revised

Gandhinagar: Gandhinagar – Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Express will also have a halt at Borivali Station in Mumbai. Timings at a few stations will be revised due to the additional halt at Borivali. It will also run 6 days a week except on Wednesday. The Western railways tweeted the revised schedule of the train which said, "For the convenience of passengers, an additional stoppage is being provided at Borivali station to Train No. 20901/02 Mumbai Central-Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Exp...Read More

Siemens sign contract worth ₹26,000 cr for Dahod Locomotive Project in Gujarat

January 19, 2023
Siemens sign contract worth ₹26,000 cr for Dahod Locomotive Project in Gujarat

New Delhi: Siemens Mobility has received an order for 1,200 locomotives of 9,000 horsepower (HP) from Indian Railways. Siemens will design, manufacture, commission and test the locomotives. Deliveries are planned over an eleven-year period, and the contract includes 35 years of full-service maintenance. The locomotives will be assembled in the Indian Railways factory in Dahod, in the state of Gujarat, India. Maintenance will be performed in four Indian Railways depots located in Vishakhapatnam, ...Read More

Vande Bharat Express to halt at Borivali and run 6 days a week

January 15, 2023
Vande Bharat Express to halt at Borivali and run 6 days a week

Gandhinagar: Gandhinagar - Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Express will also have a halt at Borivali Station in Mumbai. It will also run 6 days a week except on Wednesday. Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Railways informed in a tweet saying, "For hassle-free travel, stoppage at Borivali Station is approved for Gandhinagar - Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Express. Additionally, the train will now run on all days from Sunday to Saturday except Wednesday," she added. For hassle free travel, s...Read More

PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express connecting Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam

January 15, 2023
PM Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express connecting Secunderabad and Visakhapatnam

Secunderabad: Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi flagged off the Vande Bharat Express train connecting Secunderabad with Visakhapatnam via video conferencing today. This train will be the eighth Vande Bharat Express to be introduced by Indian Railways and will be the first one connecting the two Telugu-speaking states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, covering a distance of around 700 km. It will have stoppages at Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry and Vijayawada stations in Andhra Pradesh and at Kh...Read More

Hydrogen run train in Gujarat likely in next one year

January 05, 2023
Hydrogen run train in Gujarat likely in next one year

Valsad: The Centre has planned 8 trains that would run using hydrogen fuel. Bilimora - Waghai narrow gauge train in South Gujarat is one among these 8 trains chosen for futuristic fuel. The train is likely to start running using hydrogen fuel by early 2024  as per the Centre's plan. "The Railways plans to convert all 8 heritage trains it operates into Green Hydrogen-powered trains. This is part of the railways green initiative," Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, said in New Delhi. At p...Read More

Ahmedabad-Delhi Sampark Kranti Express train renamed to Akshardham Express

January 03, 2023
Ahmedabad-Delhi Sampark Kranti Express train renamed to Akshardham Express

Ahmedabad: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw during his visit to Pramukh Swami Shatabdi Mahotsav at Ognaj in Gujarat yesterday announced renaming of Ahmedabad - Delhi Sampark Kranti Express train as Akshardham Express. "As a tribute to Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the Sampark Kranti Express connecting Delhi and Ahmedabad will soon be renamed as Akshardham Express," Vaishnaw told reporters at Pramukh Swami Maharaj Nagar, which has been set up over 600 acres on the outskirts of Ahmedabad city. Vai...Read More

Suryanagari Express derails

January 02, 2023
Suryanagari Express derails

Jaipur: Eleven coaches of the Bandra Terminus-Jodhpur Suryanagri Express derailed in Rajasthan's Pali district on the Rajkiyawas-Bamodara route at 3.27 am. No loss of life has been reported, a spokesperson of the North Western Railway (NWR) said and added that several trains have either been canceled or diverted.   Helpline Numbers have been provided by WR at following locations for the convenience of passengers to get train info of affected trains. pic.twitter.com/JTXY65KKAk&mdas...Read More

Rs 877 crore tender approved for redevelopment of Surat railway station

December 16, 2022
Rs 877 crore tender approved for redevelopment of Surat railway station

Surat: A tender of Rs 877 crore has been approved for the new Surat railway station. The works on this project are targeted to be completed within 4 years. The project is about developing the Surat Railway station as the Multimodal Transport Hub. The cement godown near the Delhi gate is shifted near Udhna as part of this project. Over 20 trains originate and terminate from Surat railway station at present. The administration has asked the Railway Board to shift them to Udhna railway station. ...Read More

Changes in timings of trains due to Vande Bharat Express operations

November 17, 2022
Changes in timings of trains due to Vande Bharat Express operations

Surat: The Western Railway has made changes in the timings of 17 pairs of trains following the operation of Vande Bharat Superfast Express. The 17 trains stop at Surat railway station. Western Railway made changes in the timing of Train No 20901/20902 Mumbai Central-Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Superfast Express from 5th November. The timings of many trains are changed following the change in timing of Train No 20901/02 Mumbai Central- Gandhinagar Capital Vande Bharat Express and Train n...Read More