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  • The Smart Card usage among Delhi Metro commuters for their daily travel has witnessed a significant surge in the year 2022 so far. Since January 2022, around 78% of the Metro commuters are using the Smart Cards for Metro travel on regular basis which used to be around 70% in the Pre-Covid days. It is noteworthy that the year 2020 also recorded 100 percent usage of Smart Cards for 3-4 months when the Metro Services were resumed after 169-days’ complete shutdown in September 2020, and sale of tokens were strictly [...]
  • Hon’ble Minister of State for Railways inaugurated several projects for increasing infrastructure capacities & enhancing passenger amenities.Newly constructed Road Over Bridges at Palanpur – Umardashi, Unjha – Bhandu Motidhau section & Twin Road Over Bridge (No.1) at Palanpur station Pedestrian Subway at Palanpur Yard More details: Smt. Darshana Jardosh – Hon’ble Minister of State for Railways & Textiles inaugurated various infrastructural projects pertaining to safety and enhancing convenience through speedier connectivity at a function held at Unjha station o­n 13th May, 2022. Shri Purnesh Modi – Hon’ble Minister of Road [...]
  • The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. has invited online open e-tenders from eligible Bidders for the design, execution and completion of “Contract DT-05: Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Ballastless Track Including Supply Of Fastening System, Buffer Stop & Others For Line-7 Ext (Maujpur-Majlis Park) (Ch.0.0m To Ch. 12098.520m) of Delhi MRTS Project Of Phase-IV” (“the Works”). Local Competitive Bidding will be conducted in accordance with JICA’s “Single-Stage Two Envelope” Bidding Procedure. Tender Reference Number: DT-05 Name of Work: Installation, Testing & Commissioning of Ballastless Track Including Supply of Fastening System, [...]
  • In a bid to enhance safety of railway track and provide safer travel to rail passengers, Northeast Frontier Railway registered record progress rate in Rail and Sleeper renewal during the financial year 2021-22. N. F. Railway achieved a remarkable progress of 327.65 km of rail renewal works in 2021-22 as against 200.29 km done during 2020-21. More Details: This is an increase of 63.59%. Thorough sleeper renewal works have been done over a length of 112.98 Km in 2021-22, which is also the highest ever progress achieved by NFR (Previous [...]
  • Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) Limited has invited Open Tenders from eligible applicants for the work of Architectural Finishing, Structural Steel Roofing, Signages, and  PHE works of Elevated Metro-Rail Stations -(total  11  Nos) -4 Nos of Stations at Corridor-1  from Elevated Viaduct Dead end Of Sarthana Station to end of UG Ramp and 7 Nos of Stations at Corridor-2 from end of Majura Gate Station to Dead end of Saroli Station Under Surat Metro Rail Project, Phase -1 Tender No: GMRC/ARCH/STNS/CA-3/PH-1/2022 Name of Work: Architectural Finishing, Structural Steel Roofing, Signages, [...]
  • Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Ltd. has invited online open e-tenders for the work of Design, engineering, manufacture, supply, Installation, testing and commissioning of, 1000KVA, 33KV/415V Compact Substation, Cabling and other accessories to be installed at NMRC station sector-51, Noida. Tender Reference Number: NMRC/PD/CSS/196/2022 Name of Work:Design, engineering, manufacture, supply, Installation, testing and commissioning of, 1000KVA, 33KV/415V Compact Substation, Cabling and other accessories to be installed at NMRC station sector-51, Noida. Estimated Cost of Work: INR 77,37,747.33 EMD: INR 1,54,755 Period Of Work: 4 months Document Download / Sale Start [...]
  • Indian Railway is striving hard to achieve the target of zero carbon emission by 2030. In an endeavour to minimize dependence o­n fossil fuels, the Northeast Frontier Railway is taking steps to generate green energy more and more by installing solar power plants across the zone. In a step forward to achieve the target of zero carbon emission, Roof-Top Solar power plants have been commissioned throughout the Northeast Frontier Railway generating 4358.233 KiloWatt Peak (kwp) till March, 2022. This will, in turn, save 44.54 lakh units that amounts to approximately [...]
  • Grant of Lease of Railway Land for 99 Years for Development including Redevelopment of existing Railway Colony 96 Units Type-II quarters at Drivertola Railway Colony, Katihar Tender Reference Number: RLDA/RFP/CD-32/CRD-14 of 2022 Name of work: Grant of Lease of Railway Land for 99 Years for Development including Redevelopment of existing Railway Colony 96 Units Type-II quarters at Drivertola Railway Colony, Katihar EMD: 3500000 Document Download Start Date: 12-May-2022     Document Download End Date: 27-June-2022  Bid Submission Start Date: 12-May-2022 Bid Submission End Date: 27-June-2022  Bid Opening Date: 27-June-2022 About RLDA: Rail [...]
  • Kolkata Metro Railway has been constantly striving for providing better amenities for passengers. Automatic Smart Card Recharge Machines (ASCRM) for recharging Smart Cards and issuing tokens have been installed at different Metro stations. More details: These machines immensely help passengers as they don’t have to stand in the queue. Metro Railway has so far installed 19 Automatic Smart Card Recharge Machines (ASCRM) at 16 Metro Stations of the North-South Metro Corridor for the convenience of Metro commuters. ASCRMs are now available at Dakshineswar, Baranagar, Dum Dum, Shyambazar, Central, Chandni Chowk, [...]
  • Coal Companies & Indian Railways have envisaged to jointly ensure per day coal loading of 415 rakes of domestic coal and 30 rakes of imported coal to power sector. More details: The coal loading for power houses is constantly being ramped up by Indian Railways as per the demand and Indian Railways is fully committed to lift all the domestic coal that is brought to Sidings/ good sheds by the coal companies and Imported coal brought to port by the Power generating companies. In May-22, the availability of rakes for [...]

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