Category Articles: Railway

After gauge conversion, first train connecting Dungarpur to Asarwa operated

January 16, 2022
After gauge conversion,  first train connecting Dungarpur to Asarwa operated

Himmatnagar: Indian Railways operated a diesel multiple unit (DEMU) train between Asarwa in Gujarat to Dungarpur in Rajasthan for the first time. The DEMU train running between Asarwa and Himmatnagar has been now be extended upto Dungarpur railway station following the track conversion. On January 15, the train was launched from Dungarpur. After that, starting from January 17, this train service will run six days a week, except Sundays. Rajasthan and Gujarat’s border areas will immensely be...Read More

Attempt to derail an express train fails in South Gujarat

January 15, 2022
Attempt to derail an express train fails in South Gujarat

Valsad: Unidentified miscreants put a cement pole over the Surat - Mumbai railway track apparently in attempt to derail a moving train. However the train that passed over this railway track crushed the cement pole and crossed the hurdle safely, The incident happened near Atul railway station of Valsad district in South Gujarat last evening around 7.00 pm. Muhammad Siddiqi, a driver of an Express train informed the station master of Atul railway station regarding this incident, following which GR...Read More

Kevadiya Railway Station in Gujarat renamed as Ekta Nagar Railway Station

January 08, 2022
Kevadiya Railway Station in Gujarat renamed as Ekta Nagar Railway Station

Statue of Unity: Kevadiya railway station in Central Gujarat which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi last year will be now called 'Ekta Nagar' railway station. This announcement was made by Minister of State for Railway, smt Darshana Jardosh. In her tweet last evening she said that Railway ministry has given approval for change in name of Kevadiya railway station, the place that houses India's symbol of unity, the Statue of Unity. Now onward, this railway station will welc...Read More

Sabarmati station of Bullet train project to have rooftop panels forming ‘Charkha’

December 31, 2021
Sabarmati station of Bullet train project to have rooftop panels forming ‘Charkha’

Sabarmati: Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project is going solar with ‘Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Projects’ planned for various stations. The Sabarmati junction will be the first to be developed as solar. It is proposed that the solar panels will be set-up on the roof of the station with a ‘Charkha’ symbol. The solar panels will be also set-up on the sides of the building of the station with the symbol of the salt march initiated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1930. A plant of 700 kWp is pl...Read More

Mumbai – Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express train extended to Gandhinagar

December 22, 2021
Mumbai – Ahmedabad  Shatabdi Express train extended to Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar: Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express has been extended to State capital Gandhinagar. The decision was announced by Minister of State for Railways Smt Darshana Jardosh. She said, the decision will benefit the residents of Gandhinagar and those who come for upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit. Railway officials said, the train number 12009 Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express will be extended to Gandhinagar with effect from December 24 for all days barring Sundays. ...Read More

Vadodara pilgrims to Vaishno Devi face hardship due to Rail roko stir of Sikh farmers in Punjab

December 22, 2021
Vadodara pilgrims to Vaishno Devi face hardship due to Rail roko stir of Sikh farmers in Punjab

Vadodara: The tourists from Vadodara who visited Hindu pilgrim place Vaishno Devi at Katra in Jammu from had to face difficulties in returning to Vadodara due to the train cancellation due to ‘rail roko’ protest by section of Sikh farmers in Punjab. Total 10 persons including a resident of Subhanpura in Vadodara named Nilam Patel and her family had reached Vaishno Devi on 17th December. Their return ticket was booked on the Swaraj Express which runs between Katra(Jammu) and Bandra(Mumbai...Read More

ACB Gujarat traps Dy Chief Ticket Inspector, another Railway staffer in Rajdhani Express in bribe case

November 30, 2021
ACB Gujarat traps Dy Chief Ticket Inspector, another Railway staffer in Rajdhani Express in bribe case

Gandhinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat has nabbed an Assistant Helper (Electrician) working in Rajdhani Express train and Deputy Chief Ticket Inspector working with Western Railway in Ahmedabad division in Rs. 1500 bribe case. According to ACB, it had received information that TTs, TCs, RPF jawans, Railway Police's officials and employees seek bribe from passengers who travel without ticket in exchange of free them from any action. Working on this information, ACB arranged ...Read More

A teenager in Ahmedabad dies of electric shock while making Insta reel

November 23, 2021
A teenager in Ahmedabad dies of electric shock while making Insta reel

Sabarmati: A 15-year old boy died due to electric shock while making Instagram reels atop a wagon of a freight train on railway track near Sabarmati central jail in the city. The teenage boy named Prem Jaykumar Panchal (age: 15 years), studying in class-12 lived with his family in Padmavati society, in front of Ghanshyam Vadi in Ranip area of Ahmedabad city. He had gone to the railway track along with his friend neary Sabarmati central jail at evening on Monday to make Instagram reels. H...Read More

વડોદરા જિલ્લામાંથી પસાર થતા ટ્રાન્સપોર્ટેશનના પાંચ મેગા પ્રોજેક્ટમાં જમીન સંપાદન માટે રૂ. ૩૨૯૩ કરોડનું વળતર ચૂકવાયું

November 19, 2021
વડોદરા જિલ્લામાંથી પસાર થતા ટ્રાન્સપોર્ટેશનના પાંચ મેગા પ્રોજેક્ટમાં જમીન સંપાદન માટે રૂ. ૩૨૯૩ કરોડનું વળતર ચૂકવાયું

વડોદરા: વડાપ્રધાન શ્રી નરેન્દ્રભાઇ મોદીની વડપણવાળી કેન્દ્ર સરકાર દ્વારા વડોદરા જિલ્લામાં ચાલી રહેલા વિવિધ મહત્વાકાંક્ષી પ્રોજેક્ટસને જરૂરી જમીન પૂરી પાડવા માટે જિલ્લા વહીવટી તંત્ર દ્વ...Read More

97.6 per cent land acquisition completed in Gujarat for bullet train project

November 15, 2021
97.6 per cent land acquisition completed in Gujarat for bullet train project

Gandhinagar: National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHRCL) has completed 80 percent of the land acquisition after paying a redemption of Rs 7,027 crores for Rs 1.08 lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project. A total 97.6 percent land acquisition is completed in Gujarat as of 13th October. In Maharashtra, 31 percent land acquisition is completed for this project. A total land acquisition of 1,025 hectares is required for this project, out of which 818.03 hectares land acquisitio...Read More

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