Indian Railways

  • Indian Railways Accomplishes Electrification of 82% of the Total BG network

    The Indian Railways said it completed the electrification of 82 per cent of its broad gauge network. The national transporter said it achieved 1,223 route km of electrification in the 2022-23 financial year till October 2022, as compared to 895...

    Published On November 12th, 2022
  • Indian Railways installed RTIS system developed by ISRO

    Indian Railways is installing a Real-Time Train Information System (RTIS), developed in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), on locomotives "for automatic acquisition of train movement timing at the stations, including that of arrival and departure or run-through"....

    Published On September 27th, 2022
  • Railway Invited Private Players to Build Wheel Plant

    Indian Railways floated tenders for the first time to invite private players to build a wheel plant. The manufacturing and transport of wheels for the rakes were halted due to the Russia-Ukraine war. This initiative by the Indian Railways will...

    Last updated on September 28th, 2022 12:33 pm
  • Railway’s Revenue Up 38 % to Rs 95,486.58 Cr

    The overall revenue of Indian Railways at the end of August’22 stood at ₹95,486.58 cr, showing an increase of Rs. 26271.29 cr (38%) over the corresponding period of last year. The revenue from passenger traffic was Rs.25,276.54cr with an increase of ₹13,574.44...

    Published On September 12th, 2022
  • Indian Railway installed ‘Meghdoot’ machines at Mumbai stations

    Indian Railways have set up ‘Meghdoot’ machines at Dadar, Thane and other stations of the Mumbai Division. The unique ‘Meghdoot’ machines use innovative technology to convert water vapour in the air into potable water. The contract for setting up 17...

    Published On September 1st, 2022
  • Super Vasuki: Indian Railways longest freight train

    The Indian Railways conducted a test run of its latest train called Super Vasuki. The Super Vasuki is operated by the South East Central Railway (SECR) zone of the Indian Railways. The SECR ran the record long-haul freight trains Vasuki...

    Published On August 22nd, 2022
  • Vivek Express: Indian Railway’s longest Train Route

    Longest Train Route in India The Vivek Express holds the title of the longest train route in the country which runs from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu. It covers 4247 km of distance and nine States. There...

    Published On July 9th, 2022