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  • 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 [...]
  • Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRC) has invited Open Tenders on international competitive basis for construction of a tunnel including four underground metro stations on Corridor-1 of Kanpur Metro Project. Key Details: Name of work: “KNPCC-05- Design and Construction of Tunnel from start of elevated ramp (after Moti Jheel Metro Station) to end of Nayaganj station including four underground metro stations (viz. Chunniganj, Naveen Market, Bada Chauraha and Nayaganj) and ramp including Architectural finishes, E&M, TVS, ECS etc. on Corridor-1 of Kanpur MRTS Project at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India”. Completion [...]
  • After construction of underground stations and tunnel for Phase-1, the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Ltd. has now invited Open Tenders for the work, Engagement of an independent environmental and special consultant for phase-1 Key Details: Tender No. GMRC/IESC/SURAT/PH-01/2020  Name of Work: Engagement of an Independent Environmental and Social Consultant for Surat Metro Rail Project Phase -1  Completion period of Work: 72 Months Approximate cost of work: INR 68.13 Lakh Tender Security: INR 1.00 Lakh Tender Fees: INR 5,000 Pre- bid Meeting to be held online on: 27-07-2020 at 11:30 [...]
  • The Indian Railways for the first time loaded a special Parcel train beyond the country borders to Benapole in Bangladesh with Dry Chillies from Reddipalem in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh state. Guntur and its surrounding areas in the state of Andhra Pradesh are well known for Chillies cultivation. The quality of this farm produce is internationally renewed for its uniqueness in taste and brand. Earlier, the farmers and merchants in and around Guntur area have been transporting Dry Chillies by road to Bangladesh in small quantities and that was [...]
  • The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI), deemed to be a University established by Ministry of Railways in Vadodara, has announced admissions for Academic year 2020-21. This will be the third year of intake at the Institute, which has seen significant progress over these years towards its vision of being among the top Universities in the country, powering the growth and transformation of Indian transportation sector. NRTI will admit students to its established B.Sc. and BBA programmes in Transportation Technology & Transportation Management respectively, as well as two new B.Tech. [...]
  • The Alstom-led consortium with Taiwanese engineering and contracting services company CTCI reached contractual close on 23 June 2020 for the Phase Two extension of Taipei Metro Line 7. The contract is valued at close to €424 million, with an Alstom share of approximately €248 million. Phase One, which was awarded by System wide E&M Project Office Department of Rapid Transit Systems of Taipei City Government (SEMPO) in 2018, has been extended to deliver a seamless customer experience on the new metro line, spanning an additional 13.3km with 13 stations as [...]

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