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  • Rolling stock weight reduction is a key priority if the rail industry is to meet its capacity, efficiency, sustainability, and operating cost reduction goals. In the quest for overall weight reductions, rail OEMs are exploring the use of new vehicle architectures, materials, and construction methods. Joining and bonding solutions using high performance adhesives and tapes are a significant enabler of lightweighting in the rail sector, providing safe, durable and cost-effective solutions to many challenging assembly applications. 3M has adhesive bonding technologies that can speed up assembly processes and lighten the [...]
  • RITES Limited, a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, invites online e-tender for Supply, Installation, Services of contactless, Bluetooth enabled instruments for Quality Management Inspection & Testing at Modern Rail Coach Factory (MCF) at Raebareli (UP). Tender Reference Number: RITES/NRIO/02/MCF-QMS/RBL/EQUIPMENT Name of Work: Supply, Installation, Services of contactless, Bluetooth enabled instruments for Quality Management Inspection & Testing at Modern Rail Coach Factory (MCF) at Raebareli (UP). Estimated Cost of Work: INR 69.81 Lakh EMD: INR 69,810 Completion Period: 02 Years Document Download / Sale Start Date: 02nd July, [...]
  • Central Railway continuing its best ever performance in freight loading has registered a freight loading of 7.19 million tonnes in the month of June 2022 which is the Best Ever loading in June of any year. More details: The freight loading during the month shows an increase of 20.44% as compared to freight loading of 5.97 million tonnes registered in June 2021 which was the previous best ever in June any year. During the first quarter of the current financial year i.e from April to June 2022 Central Railway registered [...]
  • The Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) has invited sealed Bids from the eligible Bidders for the Execution of Sundry items of Viaduct, & Station of NS/PKG 4A & 4B, Ahmedabad Metro Rail, Phase-I Tender Reference No: GMRC/NS/PKG-4A & 4B/SUNDRY ITEMS/2022 Name of Work: Execution of Sundry items of Viaduct, & Station of NS/PKG 4A & 4B, Ahmedabad Metro Rail, Phase-I Estimated cost of Work: INR INR 2.30 Crore EMD: INR 2,30,000 Lakh Completion period of Work: 03 Months Document Download Start Date: 01st July, 2022 Document Download End Date: 16th [...]
  • Indian Railways has carried forward the momentum of the previous year in the year 2022-23 as well, and has recorded the best ever monthly freight loading of 125.50 MT on June 22. The incremental loading in the month of June has been 12.72 MT i.e. a growth of 11.28 % over the previous best June figures achieved in 2021.With this, Indian Railways has had 22 straight months of best ever monthly freight loading. More details: This growth has been fuelled by incremental loading of 13.19 MT in Coal, followed by [...]
  • In the 75th year of Indian independence, while we celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, NCRTC has taken a pathbreaking step by entering into a first-of-its-kind agreement on 1st July, 2022, with DB India for the comprehensive operation and maintenance of the 82 km long Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor for a period of 12 years. More details: The rail-based transit systems in India are run by public entities, at times by outsourcing certain activities to private contractors. There has been limited participation by the private sector in this sector and till now [...]
  • CMRL commenced its Metro Train Services from June 29, 2015 and has become the lifeline for the people of Chennai. Come rain or shine, CMRL has always strived to provide a safe, efficient and a reliable travel partner for its commuters. More details: So far, a total of 12,28,24,577 passengers have travelled in Chennai Metro between June 29, 2015 and June 30, 2022. The ridership details from January 2022 to June 2022 are as follows: S.No Month Total Number of passengers travelled 1 January, 2022 25,19,252 2 February, 2022 31,86,653 [...]
  • Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has invited Proposal through e-tendering mode for Consultancy services for feasibility study, Detailed Master Planning, urban designing, Engineering & Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) and providing all other documents required for major upgradation of Renigunta Railway station of Guntakal Division, South Central Railway. Tender Reference Number: RLDA/RFP/CT-18 of 2022 Name of Work: Consultancy services for feasibility study, Detailed Master Planning, urban designing, Engineering & Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) and providing all other documents required for major upgradation of Renigunta Railway station of [...]
  • RailTel Corporation of India has invited tenders for Provision of supply, installation, testing and commissioning in connection with Electronic interlocking for Upgradation & replacement of lever frames with Electronic Interlocking at Two stations viz. Anandpur Sahib and Nangal Dam in SIR-AADR section of Ambala Division” on Northern Railway. Tender Reference Number: REL/Sig./Tender/2022-23/ANSB-NLDM/OT-l/06 Name of Work: Provision of supply, installation, testing and commissioning in connection with Electronic interlocking for Upgradation & replacement of lever frames with Electronic Interlocking at Two stations viz. Anandpur Sahib and Nangal Dam in SIR-AADR section of [...]
  • Shri Kumar Keshav relinquished his charge on 30th June 2022, after 08 (eight) years of eventful tenure as the Managing Director of Uttar Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. Shri Keshav handed over his safety helmet to a maintainer, one of the junior most UPMRC staff. More details: Shri Kumar Keshav is an Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE) officer and a gold medallist engineer from IIT-Kanpur (M. Tech.) and IIT-Roorkee (B.E.), under his astute leadership, Uttar Pradesh metro has achieved distinction in the execution of Metro projects. Lucknow Metro project [...]

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