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  • After finalizing procurement of rolling stock of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor in which Bombardier Transportation India Private Limited emerged the winner, the National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited has now invited online bids for the Supply of Rail Grinding Machine for Ballastless / Ballasted track of RRTS” for Delhi–Ghaziabad–Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Corridor. Key Details: Contract No.: DM/TW/COR-OF/113 Loan No. and Title: P51073-IND: Delhi – Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Investment Project (Tranche 1). Name of Work: Package 18: DM/TW/COROF/113: Design, manufacture, Supply, testing, commissioning & operation of [...]
  • Jolarpettai Junction Railway Station serves as a major railhead under Chennai Division of Southern Railway handling over 190 train services daily.  Southern Railway is carrying out major infrastructure and safety works during lockdown to obviate disruptions to passenger train operations. Upgradation of 4 Km long Jolarpettai yard taken up during this period has paved the way for enhanced Speed and Safety of train operations at Jolarpettai.  This vital yard modification work at Jolarpettai yard was taken up o­n May 14th and completed o­n 21st May, 2020. This will improve the speed [...]
  • A Foot Over Bride (FOB) constructed by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to connect the Samaypur Badli Metro station with the nearby Badli Railway station and the Samaypur village has now been opened for public movement. The 88 metre long FOB connects the concourse of the Samaypur Badli Metro station on Yellow Line with the Platforms 1 and 2 of the Badli Railway station of Northern Railway. The FOB then connects both the Metro station and the railway station with the nearby Samaypur village. The FOB is 6.1 metres [...]
  • KEC International yesterday said it has resumed construction work of the Delhi Metro’s Phase IV project. The company said in a tweet,”KEC resumes construction of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project for @OfficialDMRC, with strict adherence to all social distancing and safety norms mandated by the Government. KEC resumes construction of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project for @OfficialDMRC, with strict adherence to all social distancing and safety norms mandated by the Government. #DMRC #DelhiMetro pic.twitter.com/Soi7KDhQSZ — KEC International (@KEC_Intl) May 21, 2020 Last year, the company bagged two civil [...]
  • In February this year, RITES Limited emerged as a successful bidder for supply of Locomotives, Coaches and DEMUs (Diesel electric Multiple Units) to a Cape Gauge country.  Now , Tenders are invited, through E-Tendering system, by RITES Ltd., a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways for “Design and Development of Car Body Shell for 8 variants of Cape Gauge Passenger Coaches”. KEY DETAILS: Brief Scope of Work: The Scope of Work consists of “Design and Development of Car Body Shell for 8 variants of Cape Gauge Passenger Coaches”. [...]
  • Gurugram: RITES Ltd, (NSE: RITES, BSE: 541556) the leading Infrastructure Consultancy and Engineering company, has resumed its operations at most of its offices and project sites after Covid-induced lockdown restrictions were eased. Further , the company has signed Shareholders’ Agreement for acquiring 24% stake in Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) for Rs. 48 crore, with Rail Land Development Authority and IRCON International being the other equity partners. Besides, its corporate office in Gurugram, project offices at Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad and inspection offices at Bhilai, Delhi, Chennai have also started [...]
  • Ministry of Railways (MoR) in consultation with Ministry of Health & Family welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided that train services on Indian Railways shall be further partially restored w.e.f. from 01st June 2020. Indian Railways will start operations of 200 passenger services as listed here . These trains shall run from 1/6/2020 and booking of all these trains will commence from 10 am on 21/05/20. These special services shall be in addition to the existing Shramik special trains being run since 01st May and Special AC trains [...]
  • Indian Steel Association (ISA) on Tuesday ( May 19, 2020 ) , appointed Mr. Dilip Oommen as its new President with immediate effect. ISA said in a statement,”Dilip Oommen, CEO, Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India has taken over as President of ISA.” This was decided in the Extra Ordinary Board Meeting of ISA, which was held on May 19, 2020. The meeting was called to decide on the leadership of the association after Tata Steel CEO – Mr. T V Narendran stepped down as President on May 1. Mr. Oommen [...]
  • Alstom has started deliveries of the 12000 HP , WAG-12B electric locomotives to Indian Railways, which is all set to revolutionise freight logistics in the country. Built by Alstom, certified by Ministry of Railways and Commissioner of Railway Safety (RDSO), these WAG 12B engines are the highest-powered locomotives that will run on Indian rails.  Entry of WAG 12B (e-loco) will allow faster and safer movement of heavier freight trains capable to haul ~6000 tonnes at a top speed of 120 kmph. Planned to be deployed for operations on Dedicated Freight [...]
  • Ballastless track system solutions are the way to move forward building the new track future for a developing economy like India – a country requiring fast, safe and reliable infrastructure for higher mobility of its rapidly growing population.  Proven in decade-long experience under demanding conditions on multiple continents, one of the main advantages of ballastless track solutions in comparison with ballasted tracks is the ease of maintenance of the track itself. Beyond the maintenance of rails and fastenings resulting from wear and tear of both, the concrete track itself does [...]

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