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  • The National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited has invited online bids from eligible Bidders for Package 23: Design, Detail Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of Environment Control System (ECS), Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS), Electrical, ECS-E&M BMS, TVS BMS and TVS SCADA OCC/BCC Systems of 4 Underground Stations at Anand Vihar, Meerut Central, Bhaisali & Begumpul including Ventilation Buildings on Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor of NCRTC. Tender Reference Number: DM/EL/COR-OF/118 Published Date: 07-Jul-2020 Bid Opening Date: 24-Aug-2020 Bid Submission End Date: 24-Aug-2020 Pre Bid Meeting Date: 20-Jul-2020 EMD Value: 2,80,00,000 Scope [...]
  • Despite complete lockdown imposed from 22nd March, 2020 and the current partial lockdown, Western Railway has done commendable work by loading 8359 rakes of goods trains till 5th July, 2020, including various essential commodities such as POL-914, Fertilizers-1301, Salt-470, Foodgrain-88, Cement-569, Coal-328, Containers-4130 & General Goods – 40 rakes, amounting to 17.11 Million Tonnes to different states of the country, including North East region.  In addition to this 381 rakes of Millennium Parcel Van and Milk Tank Wagons containing various essential commodities such as medicine, medical kits, frozen food, milk powder [...]
  • A new dawn ushers on Indian Railways as it endeavors to be self-reliant for its energy needs as directed by the Prime Minister and solarise railway stations by utilizing its vacant lands for Renewable Energy (RE) projects. Railway is committed to utilize solar energy for meeting its traction power requirements and become a complete ‘Green mode of transportation’. The Ministry of Railways has decided to install solar power plants on its vacant unused lands on mega scale. This would help in making Indian Railways green as well as ‘Atma Nirbhar’. [...]
  • The first time Iron ore fines have been loaded and transported by rail from Veldurti railway station in Kurnool district falling in Hyderabad Division to JSW steel siding, Salem in Tamil Nandu o­n 4th July, 2020. A total 45 Box N Wagons with approx weight of 2979 tonnes Iron ore fines have been loaded from Veldurti to Salem. Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR has appreciated the efforts of Officers and staff of Hyderabad Divisions in capturing new traffic into SCR freight basket and loading to the new destinations from [...]
  • After the lockdown, works on the high speed rail projects have picked up pace. After inviting tender for Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Rail, the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) has now invited online open e-tenders for the work: Geotechnical Investigation works at Various Locations in Palghar and Thane Districts of C3 package of Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project. Physical bids shall not be accepted. Tender No.: NHSRCL/CPM(C)/Palghar/20-21/01 Tender Security: INR  3,39,296 Tender Value: INR 2,39,29,583 Completion period of the Work: 04 Months Tender documents on sale: From 6th July [...]
  • South Western Railway is poised to load about 39 Million Tonnes of freight during the financial year 2020-21. Hubballi is the highest freight loading division on SWR as nearly 80% of targeted freight is loaded from stations under its jurisdiction. To achieve the target for loading, an action plan has been drawn up. Towards the same freight customers meet was held on 04.07.2021, through video conference with various freight customers chaired by Shri Arvind Malkhede, Divisional Railway Manager/Hubballi. Major Freight Customers that took part are as below: Ugar Sugar NMDC [...]
  • Continuing with the sustained focus being given on increasing the freight business carried out by the Railways, as per the directions of the Railway Board, Business Development Units (BDUs) are being set up at both Zonal and Divisional levels of South Central Railway (SCR).  The focus of these units is to double the freight carried by Railways by 2024, with particular focus in strengthening Railway’s share in existing traffic while at the same time strongly foraying into miscellaneous non-bulk goods traffic. As part of it, General Manager, SCR has approved [...]
  • Monitoring of tracks and allied works are continuous activity and o­ne of the most important parts of train operations. Railway Engineers with supporting teams are engaged in track maintenance and are working round the clock to keep safe, secured and well-maintained railway track during the monsoon. Railway Engineers and supporting teams are continuously monitoring track maintenance works wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing for smooth running of SER’s Parcel, Freight and Special Trains considering the need of the time and greater interest of the society. The vast network of [...]
  • Gurugram: RITES Limited has renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Coal India Limited (a Government of India Enterprise) on July 3rd, 2020, for Project Management Consultancy Services of Rail Infrastructure business, and construction of rapid loading system, coal handling plants and silos. This MOU has been renewed for a period of five years. While in the past, such MOU enabled RITES to achieve a fee income of around Rs. 100 crore per year, the company is expecting increase in it due to additional scope and several projects expected in the pipeline. [...]
  • UP Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has awarded the contract for Supply, Testing & Commissioning of 201 cars for 67 trains of 3 car each along with Train Control & Signaling System for Kanpur and Agra Metro projects to Indian consortium M/s Bombardier Transport India Pvt. Limited. In the tender invited on international competitive bidding, four international firms participated in the tender submitted in UPMRC on 18th February 2020. After a very detailed technical evaluation by the UPMRC team, the Chinese bidder got technically disqualified in the bidding process. Financial packages [...]

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