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  • South Central Railway has successfully transported more than 500 Kisan Rails, since the date of its commencement over the Zone. These 500 Kisan Rails have been operated from different Railway stations of the Zone covering the three states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra. Till date, More than 1.6 lakh tons of agricultural products have been transported to different parts of the country, majority being to the Eastern, Northern and North Eastern states.  Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR has complimented Team SCR for achieving the great feat and stated [...]
  • Work on track laying on Reach II (Sitabuldi Interchange to Automotive Square) is progressing fast with around 75% of the work completed. The stretch will be completed in December end. The total length of track (both up and down lines) is 14,173 meter. of this 10,324 meter has been laid while 4,049 meters remain.  In terms of kilometers Reach II is 7.1 km long of which work on 5.2 km is complete. Recent Update: Maha Metro has decided to develop a Mini-Electronics Market at Zero Mile Freedom Park metro station. [...]
  • After relaxation of partial curfew in Gautam Buddh Nagar, NMRC resumed train services from 09-06-2021. Initially, passenger ridership remained very low and week-wise average daily ridership of only 2,877 passengers could be achieved. NMRC has been taking necessary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to ensure a safe journey for commuters. The Board discussed and decided following major issues: All NMRC trains are fully sanitized after each trip. The stations, platform and other “contact areas” like Call buttons of lifts, AFC gates, Handle belts of Escalators & Staircases, [...]
  • South Central Railway conducted a meeting with Hon’ble Members of Parliament, covering the jurisdiction of Nanded Division. Shri Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, Hon’ble Minister of State of Railways, Coal & Mines; Dr. Bhagwat Karad, Hon’ble Minister of State of Finance; Shri Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Hon’ble MP, Aurangabad; Shri Sanjay Jadhav, Hon’ble MP, Parbhani; Dr. Fauzia Tahseen Khan, Hon’ble MP (Rajya Sabha) participated in the meeting held 20th October, 2021 at the District Collector’s office, Aurangabad. Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway, Upinder Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Nanded Division and [...]
  •  Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has invited open e-Tenders in single packet system on prescribed forms from firms/companies meeting  qualifying requirements and having requisite experience and financial capacity for the following works: – Tender No.: DFCCIL/EL/ TDL/BPUN-KRJN/T-014 Name of Work: Maintenance of 2x25kV Over Head Equipments and PSI Equipments on New Bhaupur-New Khurja section of DFCCIL including the link lines, connecting chords of New Bhaupur, New Bhadan, New Tundla, New Daudkhan and New Khurja with NCR for a period of 24 (Twenty Four) months period. Estimated Cost [...]
  • The Kerala Rail Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to M/s LKT Engineering Consultants Ltd for Development of Architectural Designs/Drawings of 10 stations of Silverline for Semi High-Speed Rail Corridor (SilverLine) between Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod. Tender Reference Number: KRDCL/42/2021 Name of Work: Development of Architectural Designs/Drawings of 10 stations of Silverline for Semi High-Speed Rail Corridor (SilverLine) between Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod. Awarded Value: INR 52.92 Lakh Work Completion Period (in days): 115 days In July this year, KRDCL had invited a tender for Tender Reference [...]
  • Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) has invited e-Tender from reputed, experienced, financially sound, eligible applicants, who fulfill the qualification criteria as mentioned in the tender through National Competitive Bidding (NCB) under Single Stage Two Envelope (Technical & Financial) system for the works as detailed below. Tender Reference Number: CMRL/CON/Phase-I/MW-UG-01/2021 Name of Work: Execution of diverse civil, architectural and MEP works in operational portions of CMRL Phase-I including minor modifications in existing works. EMD amount: INR 10.23 Lakh Duration of Contract: 18 months / 1.5 years plus 1 year DLP Document [...]
  • Schneider Electric, the global leader in energy management and automation, stressed on the need to build a sustainable and reliable metro infrastructure in India in an expert session during Innovation Summit 2021. The company also highlighted how their IoT enabled solution-EcoStruxure for Rail ensures complete integration of metro systems for planning shorter transfer paths, reducing wait times, improving navigability and increasing circulation efficiencies thereby ensuring last mile connectivity while also reducing CO2 emissions. The environmental footprint of the metro rail segment is impacted by energy consumption, with direct implications to [...]
  • KEC International Ltd., a global infrastructure EPC major, an RPG Group Company, has secured new orders of Rs. 1,829 crores across its various businesses: Transmission & Distribution (T&D): The business has secured orders of Rs 656 crores for T&D projects in Europe and Americas. Railways: The business has secured orders of Rs 144 crores in the technologically enabled/ emerging metro segments in India. Civil: The business has secured orders of Rs 935 crores for infra works in the water pipelines and industrial segments in India. Cables: The business has secured [...]
  • Interview Insights Rail Analysis: Please share about your journey with the National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI) and how did you get started in the railway sector? Mr. Rohit Saboo: Founded in 1946, National Engineering Industries Ltd (NEI), manufacturer of NBC brand of bearings, is India’s leading bearings manufacturer and exporter, renowned for excellence in quality and delivery. NEI has always been a pioneer in the bearings manufacturing industry. Headquartered in Jaipur, NEI is an integral part of the US$ 2.4 billion CK Birla Group. We started with 30,000 bearings in [...]


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