Category Articles: Railway

Only goods trains to run till 31st March: Railways

March 22, 2020
Only goods trains to run till 31st March: Railways

New Delhi: Ministry of Railways today announced that no train except goods train will be run upto 2400 hours of 31st of March 2020. However bare minimum suburban services and Kolkata metro rail service will continue to run till 2400 hours on 22nd of March 2020. Thereafter these services will also be stopped. DeshGujaratRead More

17 who arrived from abroad held from Gujarat-bound trains

March 20, 2020
17 who arrived from abroad held from Gujarat-bound trains

Mumbai: Western Railway today detrained 17 passengers returning from Dubai, Singapore, Thailand and France during their journey to Gujarat and handed over them to medical authorities. All of these 17 passengers were having quarantine stamps on their hands and they were detected travelling in Kutch Express, Rajdhani Express and Saurashtra Express trains. Four passengers were detrained a day ago also in Mumbai while travelling to Gujarat. Those who are prescribed home quarantine at the...Read More

Showrooms owner booked for ad of coronavirus curing mattresses in Gujarati newspaper

March 18, 2020
Showrooms owner booked for ad of coronavirus curing mattresses in Gujarati newspaper

Thane: An owner of furniture showrooms in Bhiwandi area of city booked by police under IPC section 505(2) (statements conducing to public mischief) as well as the The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954. for giving advertisement of coronavirus curing/preventing mattress in Gujarati newspaper. An accused on March 13, he allegedly published an advertisement in a Gujarati newspaper that the novel coronavirus can be cured or prevented by sleeping on a special kind of...Read More

Corona effect: Cancellation of Tejas Express, 35 trips of 10 other trains in Western Railway due to low occupancy

March 18, 2020
Corona effect: Cancellation of Tejas Express, 35 trips of 10 other trains in Western Railway due to low occupancy

Mumbai: Western Railway has decided to cancel 35 trips of 10 train services due to low occupancy arriving out of COVID-19. Details of the cancelled trains are as under:- 1.Train No.12227 Mumbai Central – Indore Duronto Express cancelled o­n 21st, 26th& 28th March 2020. 2.Train No.12228 Indore - Mumbai Central Duronto Express cancelled o­n 22nd, 27th& 29th March 2020. 3.Train No.22923 Bandra (T) – Jamnagar Humsafar Express cancelled o­n 21st, 23rd, 25th, 28th& 30th March, 20...Read More

Four German returning persons traveling to Gujarat deboarded from train in Mumbai for breach of home quarantine order

March 18, 2020
Four German returning persons traveling to Gujarat deboarded from train in Mumbai for breach of home quarantine order

Mumbai: Four Germany-returned passengers with 'Home Quarantine' stamp on hands were de-boarded from train at Mumbai's Bandra Terminus as co-passengers raise alarm, said officials to news agency PTI. Western Railway meanwhile in its said, '4 German returned persons, travelling to Surat/Vadodara were deboarded and handed over to district authorities from Garib Rath at Palghar today when alert on-duty TTEs and co passengers found Home Quarantine seal on their hands.' Western Railway further i...Read More

No gauge conversion of railway track passing through Gir: Centre assures

March 13, 2020
No gauge conversion of railway track passing through Gir: Centre assures

New Delhi: The Central Government has reassured that there will not be any gauge conversion of the railway track passing through Gir. The government said that Talala-Visavadar meter gauge is a part of Veraval-Talala-Visavadar gauge conversion project, which has been included in the Budget 2017-18. Presently, it has been decided to retain this section as Meter Gauge due to forest issues as the alignment is passing through Gir Reserve Forest. The Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri ...Read More

84% land acquisition for Dabhoi – Kevadia railway link completed

February 14, 2020
84% land acquisition for Dabhoi – Kevadia railway link completed

Vadodara: 84% work of land acquisition for Dabhoi - Kevadia rail link project has been completed by district administration for which more than Rs. 17 crore sum has been paid to land owners, said district collector Shalini Agrawal. Kevadia is now on global tourism map due to world's tallest statue - the Statue of Unity. Indian Railways has set target to build Kevadia railway station by 30th October this year. Dabhoi - Kevadia railway link once completed will connect Vadodara to Statue of Unity. ...Read More

Longer halt of Tejas Express at Surat Railway Station now

February 13, 2020
Longer halt of Tejas Express at Surat Railway Station now

Surat: Western Railway has extended the halt of Train No. 82902/01 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Tejas Express at Surat station. Accordingly, the timings of Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Tejas Express (except Thursday) at Surat station are revised with immediate effect. The revised timings are as under: Train No. Train Name Station Existing Timings Revised Timings 82902 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Tejas Express (Except Thursday) Surat 09.35/09.38 09.35/09.40 82901 Mumbai...Read More

Russian Consul General calls on Gujarat CM; possibilities of RZD – G-Ride partnership for Ahmedabad – Rajkot Semi High-Speed rail project discussed

February 12, 2020
Russian Consul General calls on Gujarat CM; possibilities of RZD – G-Ride partnership for Ahmedabad – Rajkot Semi High-Speed rail project discussed

Gandhinagar: A meeting between Gujarat Government and Russian Consul was held today here to discuss partnership between Gujarat govt arm G-Ride and Russian rail company RZD for proposed Rajkot - Ahmedabad semi high-speed railway project. The meeting was attended by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Consul general of Russian federation in Mumbai Mr. Aleksei V Surovtsev and Russian government's public arm Russian Railways RZD International's Mr. Vladimir Finov among others. RZD has made Detail ...Read More

80% work of land acquisition for bullet train project in Gujarat over: Revenue Minister

February 07, 2020

Gujarat Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel today said, over 80% work of land aquisition for proposed Ahmedabad - Mumbai bullet train project in Gujarat is completed. Approx Rs. 2100 crore paid. pic.twitter.com/vnDOvE5uU1— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) February 7, 2020 Gandhinagar: Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel today said that out of total 3,213 plots under under consent agreement, procedures for acquisition of 2,735 plots have been completed on Ahmedabad - Mumbai high speed rail (bullet t...Read More

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