• Rail News

    Delhi Metro Update: DMRC to install cab kiosks at Metro stations

    New Delhi: The DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) is going to tie up with cab organisers to install cab kiosks at its Metro rail stations. The move is aimed to put up cab kiosks at almost all Metro stations except for pick-up and parking points. More Information: Already, kiosks of [...]
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    South Western Railway Tender Update: Refurbishment of ICF Design Coaches

    Project : South Western Railway Tender Title : Refurbishment of ICF Design Coaches (Tender is Valid till 24th April 2019) About : South Western Railway invites tender for Refurbishment of ICF Design Coaches – qty. 140 coaches Starting Date : 15/03/2019 Last Date : 24/04/2019 Estimated Cost of Project : INR 3.19 [...]
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    Bangalore Metro gets 44 acres of forest land from Central government

    The 72 km long Namma Metro’s Phase-2 project received a boost as the BMRCL (Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation) has got possession of 44.45 acre of forest land from the Central government. BMRCL can now finally go ahead with construction of 3 stations and a depot on the east-west corridor between [...]
  • Tender

    South Central Railway Tender Update: Refurbishment of Railway Coaches

    Project : South Central Railway Tender Title : Refurbishment of Railway Coaches At Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda, Secunderabad (Tender is Valid till 20th April 2019) About : South Central Railway invites tender for Refurbishment of Railway Coaches At Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda, Secunderabad Starting Date : 18/03/2019 Last Date : 20/04/2019 Estimated [...]

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  • New Delhi: The DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) is going to tie up with cab organisers to install cab kiosks at its Metro rail stations. The move is aimed to put up cab kiosks at almost all Metro stations except for pick-up and parking points. More Information: Already, kiosks of cab aggregators Uber and Ola are functional at 5 metro stations as part of the pilot project, according to the TOI. While Ola has kiosks at MG Road and Noida Sector-18 metro stations, Uber has kiosks at Dwarka Sector 21 [...]
  • Project : South Western Railway Tender Title : Refurbishment of ICF Design Coaches (Tender is Valid till 24th April 2019) About : South Western Railway invites tender for Refurbishment of ICF Design Coaches – qty. 140 coaches Starting Date : 15/03/2019 Last Date : 24/04/2019 Estimated Cost of Project : INR 3.19 Crores Documents : Link
  • The 72 km long Namma Metro’s Phase-2 project received a boost as the BMRCL (Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation) has got possession of 44.45 acre of forest land from the Central government. BMRCL can now finally go ahead with construction of 3 stations and a depot on the east-west corridor between Baiyyappanahalli and Whitefield. More Information: Recently, the MoEF&CC (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) had approved in-principle the diversion of forest land for a period of 20 years, subject to the fulfilment of 13 conditions. In exchange, MoEF&CC will [...]
  • Project : South Central Railway Tender Title : Refurbishment of Railway Coaches At Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda, Secunderabad (Tender is Valid till 20th April 2019) About : South Central Railway invites tender for Refurbishment of Railway Coaches At Carriage Work Shop, Lallaguda, Secunderabad Starting Date : 18/03/2019 Last Date : 20/04/2019 Estimated Cost of Project : INR 2.79 Crores Documents : Link
  • All mountain railways in India will now have vistadome coaches, allowing passengers to enjoy the scenic beauty of hilly terrains, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal recently said. The latest addition of vistadome or glass-enclosed coaches have been made to the Nilgiri Mountain Railway. More Information: Goyal said,”Given the positive feedback on this initiative of Indian Railways, order for hundred vistadome coaches have been given to the concerned production unit.” While enhancing travelling comfort, Vistadome coaches have been designed to provide panoramic view to passengers. These coaches have been provided with [...]
  • The Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.’s Mumbai Metro One in collaboration with TMW Fintech Pvt. Ltd. and the Federal Bank, on Monday, launched a 2-in-1 travel card, an official said. The smart card, to be powered by MasterCard, will enable commuters to enjoy a hassle-free travel by Mumbai Metro besides availing of hybrid banking services. More Information: The TMW Metro Card can be used as a Metro Smart Card to travel and reload as and when required, and also at any MasterCard location as a prepaid bank card after activation. The commuters [...]
  • New Delhi : India’s largest stainless steel manufacturing group, Jindal Stainless has become one of the early organizations to migrate to BW/4HANA, one of the world’s fastest data warehouse and reporting system. This transition has been achieved along with ‘remote conversion route for 6 years legacy data’. With this development, Jindal Stainless has acquired the leadership status in transforming the manufacturing industry by implementing the latest and most efficient data analysis program. This has reduced the time taken for real-time inventory reporting from 30 minutes to just a minute. Commenting on [...]

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  • Date of Post: 08 Mar, 2019 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister has approved Phase-IIIA of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project.  Expenditure: The total estimated cost of the project will be Rs.30,849 crore with completion cost of Rs.33690 crore.  The project is likely to be completed in five years. Benefits: introduction of air-conditioned coaches with automatic door operation to improve comfort level and safety of commuters. [...]
  • Date of Post: 07 Mar, 2019 The hi-tech Telecom System installed in the Lucknow Metro trains and station premises is the most advanced and well-equipped in terms of technology and state of the art facilities catering to the safety and security needs of the Metro commuters. Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has ensured since its inception to provide a smart, affordable, convenient and safe mode of Mass Rapid Transit System [...]
  • Winners to be selected and announced at the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced its call for nominations for the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program. The awards, which are judged by independent juries of industry experts, recognize infrastructure projects for digital innovations that improve project delivery and/or asset performance. The Year in Infrastructure Awards [...]
  • Date of Post: 1 Mar, 2019 In mid-February,TERRATEC joined workers from the J. Kumar – China Railway No.3 Engineering Group (CRTG) JV to celebrate the breakthrough of a 6.68-m diameter TERRATEC dual-mode hard rock tunnel boring machine (TBM) at work on Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd’s (MMRCL) Line 3 project, in India. The machine is one of three new TERRATEC dual-mode TBMs being used by J. Kumar-CRTG to excavate portions of [...]
  • Date of Post: 16 Feb, 2019 The Vande Bharat Express, billed as India’s fastest train, has been able to attain a maximum speed of 130 kmph during its inaugural run between Delhi and Varanasi, officials said. Once India’s fastest, the Gatimaan Express, which runs between Delhi and Agra with a maximum speed of 160 kmph and an average of 112 kmph, has now receded to the 2nd place. More Information: Girish [...]

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