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  • Jainex Ltd was established in the year 1968 & the primary business is steel being distributors of Tata Steel for 52 years. Customized slitting is carried out as per customer requirement. Recently Jainex acquired a mini steel mill in Gujarat for certain specialized products. Steel products are also exported to a number of countries. Products: 1. Crew Friendly Loco 2. Body Bolster Work 3. Silver Fox Labelling The company was looking at opportunities in several sectors & identified Railways as a growth area. Accordingly a Railway Division was established around [...]
  • Shri Rajiv Chaudhry, General Manager, North Central & Northern Railway reviewed the position of safety, infrastructure development, punctuality and other important items through video conference with PHODs of North Central Railway and Divisional Railway Managers Prayagraj, Jhansi and Agra.  First of all safety in train operations was discussed. GM emphasized that eyes and ears of alert Railwaymen available by side of track in form of train passing staff are critical to safe train operations however their efforts should be augmented with help of machines.  North Central Railway is the pioneer [...]
  • To contribute in Indian Railways bid to make itself carbon-free by 2030, the Mumbai Division of Central Railway has taken a number of initiatives for the use of renewable energy to safeguard the environment and also to save several lakhs of rupees. Lonavala & Khandala belt as a hill station is o­ne of the most popular tourist spots among Indians and now Lonavala station & its adjoining railway premises will completely run o­n clean & green energy. This will be a feather in the cap to the already existing green [...]
  • The Rail Vikas Nigam Limited  (RVNL) has invited Request for Proposal (RFP) Project Management Consultancy for Setting up of Metro Car Depot at Kavi Subhash and Making formation and Ballast Bed for laying of yard lines at Kavi Subhash in connection with New Garia-Airport Metro Project at Kolkata, West Bengal (India). Tender Reference Number: RVNL/KOL/M/KKVS/PMC/1 Name of work: Project Management Consultancy for Setting up of Metro Car Depot at Kavi Subhash and Making formation and Ballast Bed for laying of yard lines at Kavi Subhash in connection with New Garia-Airport [...]
  • The Ministry of Railways, with a goal of transforming Indian Railways into Green Railways by 2030 has taken a number of major initiatives towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change. Railway Electrification, improving energy efficiency of locomotives & trains and fixed installations, green certification for installations/stations, fitting bio toilets in coaches and switching to renewable sources of energy are parts of its strategy of achieving net zero carbon emission. Electrification: Indian Railways has completed electrification of more than 40,000 Route km (RKM) (63% of BG routes) in which [...]
  • Indian Railways has taken numerous steps and measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus infection. Sustaining the ruthless fight against Covid-19, Indian Railways’ production unit, Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has developed a Post Covid Coach to fight Covid-19. This Post Covid Coach has design improvements in the coach like handsfree amenities, copper-coated handrails & latches, plasma air purification and titanium di-oxide coating for Covid free passenger journey. Following are the salient features of the Post Covid Coach: 1.Handsfree amenities: Post Covid Coach is having handsfree amenities like foot operated [...]
  • In continuation to preparation of GADs of proposed Stations and Maintenance Depots for Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Rail, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd. (NHSRCL) has now invited online open e-tenders for the work “Final Alignment design including Aerial LiDAR survey and other related works for Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Corridor (about 865 kms. long)”. Tender Reference Number: NHSRCL/LIDAR/2020/15 Name of Work: Final Alignment design including Aerial LiDAR survey and other related works for Delhi-Varanasi High Speed Corridor (about 865 kms. long). Approximate cost of work: INR 19.57 Crore Tender Security: [...]
  • Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways, Shri Suresh Angadi conducted a review meeting at Belagavi on 13.07.2020  for speeding up Bagalkot-Kudachi New railway line project. The 142 km long Bagalkot-Kudachi new railway line project was sanctioned in the year 2010-11 with an anticipated cost of Rs. 986.30 crores o­n 50:50 cost sharing basis and land free of cost by the Government of Karnataka.  In the first phase, 30 KM of Bagalkot-Khajjidoni new section has been commissioned in June, 2018. In Bagalkot district, between Bagalkot-Khajjidoni section, out of 632 Acres, 11 [...]
  • The project jointly executed by Guntakal and RVNL eases train movements at this major junction handling four direction movements – towards Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Secunderabad/Hyderabad. Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway has complimented the Officers and Staff of Guntakal division, including RVNL, who were involved in the execution and early completion of this mega Infrastructure facility. Further he opined that the completion of this important work helps railways in smooth handling of trains, while benefiting the rail customers located in this jurisdiction (including the Cement customers) in [...]
  • Metro Railway has been executing the Noapara-Bimanbander Extension Project. For executing this project along this alignment, most of the existing abandoned viaducts of Circular Railway are required to be dismantled. There are about a 100 girders stretched over the busy Jessore Road and on some parts of VIP Road which have to be removed in order to facilitate construction of the proposed new lines of Metro Railway from Dum Dum Cantonment to Bimanbander via Jessore Road. De-launching of these abandoned girders have been going on during the lockdown period. This [...]

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