Dec 29, 2015

विभागीय कोटे के तहत आर्टीजन टेक्नी-III वे.बै. 5200-20200 ग्रे.पे.1900 के ट्रेड टेस्ट परिणाम बाबत I

16.67% विभागीय कोटा के तहत अवर लिपिक (अ.का.)वे.मान 5200-20200+जीपी 1900 के पद के चयन बावतI

Posting Office Order no 1328/2015 Dated 22.12.2015 of TC

MACP Office Order of HTTE

Promotion office order of JE to SSE(TRD)

Promotion Office Order of SCOR to CHC

Transfer and Promotion Office Order of HBC

सहा.स्टे.मास्टर वे.मान रु.5200-20200+ग्रेड पे 2800 के रिक्त पदों को 15 % सीमित विभागीय प्रतियोगिता परीक्षा कोटे के तहत चयन के माध्यम से भरे जाने बावत I

Successful completion of Promotional Training, no exemption for staff who are on verge of retirement: Railway Board

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
RAILWAY BOARD
No.E(MPP) 2015/3/28
New Delhi, dated: .26.11.2015

The General Manager,
All Indian Railways &
Production Units.
Sub: Successful completion of Promotional training - reiteration of instructions.
Reference Board’s letter No.E(MPP)99/19/l/5.3 dated 25.2.2002(RBE No.25/2002) conveying Board’s decision that successful completion of promotional training should be mandatory before being promoted to a particular post.

GM/NFR meets Manipur CM on Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal Rail project

Imphal: General manager of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) HK Jaggi called on Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh at Imphal on Friday and apprised him of the progress on the Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal rail project.
Jaggi was on a three-day visit to Manipur to inspect the ongoing project. The Jiribam to Dholakhal (12 km) stretch will be commissioned by March 31, 2016, and the Dholakhal to Tupul (72 km) stretch, by March 31, 2017, he informed Ibobi Singh. He further informed the chief minister that construction work has started between Tupul and Imphal (27 km) and thanked him for supporting the railways for the national project.

Ibobi Singh promised Jaggi of further help and cooperation and requested further extension of the rail network in Manipur from Imphal to Senapati and Churachandpur.

Delhi Metro seeks ₹4,280 Crore more from JICA to buy Train Coaches

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has sought ₹4,280 crore from Japan’s funding agency – Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – to buy 476 Metro cars or coaches. The move follows overcrowding in several segments of the Delhi Metro

JICA DMRC OfficialsJICA, which has already provided ₹16,588 crore for the Delhi Metro network, is in the process of giving an additional ₹19,335 crore for the ongoing phase-III network.
DMRC recently made a request to the Japanese government through their (Japan’s) Ambassador in India for extending financial support to fund the procurement of an additional 476 cars (coaches) at an estimated cost of around ₹4,280 crore, said a release, adding that JICA’s Vice-President Irigaki Hidetoshi had met Mangu Singh, Managing Director, DMRC.

Surat Railway Station to undergo phased-makeover from Next Month

Surat Railway StationSurat: Surat railway station’s makeover would begin on January 1, 2016, with the Ministry of Railway issuing fresh tenders for the construction of mass transportation depot, commercial complexes and parking zones in the city. Some railway officials only wanted construction of new platforms and roofs over them and were opposed to any sort of complete makeover of the railway station, which delayed the project by several months.
Navsari MP C R Paatil said these officials were not in favour of a modern railway station in Surat. “They tried to stall the project by coming up with a partial development plan for the railway station. The Indian Railways had even floated tenders for it. However, we approached railway minister Suresh Prabhu and got them cancelled. Now, the railway station will see complete expansion and the work will begin from January 2016.” The complete makeover and development of the railway station will be undertaken in two phases.
The railway station building will have a 22-metre high roof which will have provision for solar panels too. There will be air-conditioned waiting lounges, kiosks and new platforms. The railway station will also include separate arrival and departure points for passengers and multi-level parking facilities for them.
The eastern side of the railway station is proposed to be developed first under phase I. The railway facilities will be relocated, parking and traffic will be diverted, subways and concourse/waiting areas will be constructed across the platforms.
The western side of the railway station will see reconstruction under phase II. Two platforms, including for DEMU, will be built along with parking facilities. A 30-metre long road on the eastern side is also proposed to be constructed. This will connect Varaccha Road with Lambe Hanuman Road and help reduce traffic chaos.

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MbPT asks MRVC to take Land near Wadala Station for 30-year Lease

MbPTMumbai: The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) has asked the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation (MRVC) to take the land it owns near Wadala station for a lease period of 30 years instead of the usual 60 years and above. This land would be used for extending platforms at Wadala station which will be done within the deadline of turning the Harbour line fit for running from 12 coach trains by March of next year.

Railway Development Authority likely soon for Indian Railways

In line with Railway reforms, regulatory authority to gain additional powers. There is a proposal to change the nomenclature from Railway Regulatory Authority to Railway Development Authority and make it broad-based, a senior Railway Ministry official said. Proposed Independent Regulatory Authority will “besides fixing fares” also “set efficiency parameters”. However, experts say – “Don’t Fleece Peter, Don’t Pamper Paul“..
IR Development AuthorityNew Delhi: The Railway Regulatory Authority is likley to be rechristened as Railway Development Authority and would undertake various developmental activities besides fixing freight rates and passenger fares.
An independent rail regulator has been recommended by most committees that have looked into railway reforms for over a decade.
Finally, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has set the ball rolling to turn it into reality and has suggested that the regulator’s functions should include laying down the framework for monitoring of passenger and freight tariffs, Public Private Partnership projects and efficiency.

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CONCOR continues to languish about 30% lower than its year’s high in July after outperforming at the beginning of 2015-16

Near-term headwinds will weigh on valuations as a pickup in exports would offer some respite, say Analysts

CONCOR ICD trafficNew Delhi: After closing at an annual low recently, the share price of Container Corp. of India Ltd (CONCOR) has recovered a bit. However, the stock continues to languish about 30% lower than its year’s high in July. That’s after considerably outperforming the benchmark Sensex at the beginning of 2015-16.
Firstly, the outlook on volumes is far from rosy. Jignesh Makwana, an analyst at Dolat Capital Market Pvt. Ltd, says the company had guided for 10% total volume growth initially for this year but had to tone it down to 7-8% later keeping the weak operating environment in mind.

Alstom wins Panama Metro Rail project contract

Panama Metro Line 1A consortium led by Alstom, a leader in power generation and rail infrastructure, has been awarded a contract by Metro de Panama SA to supply 70 additional metro cars for Line 1 of Panama Metro.
As per the deal Alstom along with partners Thales, Sofratesa, CIM and TSO will also update the existing signalling solution and the power supply and increase the size of the depot.
Alstom’s share in the contract is worth €130 million ($142 million).

CONCOR connects Export Containers en masse by Rail to Chennai Port

Chennai: During the recent rains, the movement of ex-im containers IN and OUT of Chennai Port was badly disrupted due to the heavy congestion on the roads.
During this period, the Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) connected 240 Twenty foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) of export containers of Sun Global Logistics Private Limited (exporter Hyundai Motors India Limited) from ICD-TNPM to Chennai Port through its shuttle rail services in a span of 2 days (i.e. December 13 and 14, 2015) apart from handling regular rail services between the HOM-WFD sector.
The movement of these containers, carried out in 3 rakes (240 TEU), enabled connecting the boxes safely to the planned vessel without any shut-out, at a much reduced transit time.
CONCOR is very keen to continue rail services for the benefit of the trade as it will reduce the transit time and transaction cost to the end user.

L&T launches Rs.640 Crore Metro project

Chennai: The construction work on the underground Chennai Metro Rail in Anna Salai, between AG-DMS and Saidapet stations entailing an investment worth Rs. 640 crore has been started by the Larsen & Toubro, which has secured the contract for the metro stretch recently, said sources, adding that the construction of the stations between the AG-DMS and Saidapet after Chennai Metro Rail project was awarded. As of now, workers are in the process of dewatering the Saidapet station and the tunnel as they got flooded due to heavy rains recently. The process may be completed soon but to complete the project may take about two years. Afcons Infrastructure Limited took up the tunneling work on this stretch in September, but work has not commenced in the other stretch from Government Estate to AG-DMS and the CMRL has decided to call for fresh tenders.

Hyderabad Metro to conduct Survey on Metro Rail from Uppal to Yadadri

Hyderabad: As per the directions of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, the Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) will carry out a feasibility study for construction of high-speed metro rail from Uppal to the famous hill shrine of Yadagirigutta which has been renamed as Yadadri.

Thales to provide Fare Collection and Communication Systems for Cairo Metro

Alstom wins €190m contracts to supply equipment for Cairo metro’s line 3. Under the deal, Alstom which is leading a consortium with Thales will offer its Urbalis signalling solution, including Iconis at the operating control centre, point machines and station signalling equipment.

Thales has signed two new contracts to upgrade the fare collection system for Lines 1 and 2 on Egypt’s Cairo Metro, as well as provide communications systems for the Al Thawra extension on Line 3 (Phase 3).

Gurgaon Rapid Metro Rail ready to increase train frequency

A Metro Station of Rapid Metro GurgaonGurgaon: Rapid Metro, a subsidiary of ILFS Rail Ltd, which sees a daily average of about 35,000 passengers on working days, says it is ready to take on additional capacity and run trains with more frequency if Delhi implements the odd-even car scheme.
Rapid Metro is a metro system in Gurgaon, a satellite city of Delhi, connecting the business districts and also works as a feeder system for the Delhi Metro.
“We are waiting for fine print of the odd-even car scheme. We are fully prepared. If the scheme translates into more demand, we would be able to ramp up within 20 minutes,” Rajiv Banga, CEO, Rapid Metro, told.

IR set to go Paperless; SMS Tickets to replace Paper Tickets

Reservation CounterNew Delhi: Indian Railways is contemplating on replacing the 162-year-old paper system with digital SMS system by which every customer who books tickets at the ticket counter will receive the tickets by SMS. Railways is planning to opt for premium commercial bulk SMSes feature which will come with advertisements.
Railways is reported to be in the process of doing away with paper tickets in toto, instead it will be sending SMSes to the passengers. As of now, only those booking e-tickets get text messages from the Railways, which can be used as proper tickets, but once this system is introduced, anyone booking a journey ticket—reserved or unreserved—will be able to travel without going for a paper ticket.According to sources in the Ministry of Railways, a file has been moved in this regard and is now under the consideration of the Ministry of Finance. Once nodded by them, the 162-year-old paper tickets will become a thing of past.

Shifting WR Headquarters to Ahmedabad not feasible: MOSR

New Delhi: The Ministry of Railways has once again clearly told that shifting of the Western Railway headquarters from Mumbai to Ahmedabad is not feasible. In reply to series of questions asked by Gujarat MPs that whether it is a fact that Gujarat contributes a major share in passenger and goods traffic to Western Railways and hence demand for shifting of Western Railway Headquarters to Ahmedabad from Mumbai is justifiable more so when Gujarat is not having any Zonal Railway Hqrs; and the details thereof, and the action taken thereon so far, the Minister of State for Railways Mr.Manoj Sinha stated: Representations have been received regarding locating a Zonal Railway Headquarter in Gujarat.

Introduction of New Weekly Express between Tirupati and Sainagar Shirdi

Ministry of Railways will introduce a new weekly express train between Tirupati and Sainagar Shirdi. The inaugural specialtrain no.07417 will be flagged off from Tirupati o­n 26.12.2015 at 1630 hrs and will arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 2100 hrs o­n 27.12.2015. In return direction special train no.07418 will leave Sainagar Shirdi at 2300 hrs o­n 27.12.2015 and arrive Tirupati at 0430 hrs o­n 29.12.2015.

Regular Service of 17417 Weekly Express will leave Tirupati o­n every Tuesday from 5.1.2016 at 0700 hrs and arrive Sainagar Shirdi at 1215 hrs next day. Regular service of 17418 will leave Sainagar Shirdi o­n every Wednesday from 6.1.2016 at1910 hrs and arrive Tirupati at 2345 hrs nextday.

Suvidha Special (excluding Catering Charges) from Mumbai to Kochuveli on 3.1.2016 - Bookings for 06162 open on 28.12.2015

Railways will run a suvidha special train between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Kochuveli to clear the extra rush of passengers as per details given below:

06161 Suvidha Special will leave Kochuveli at 0845 hrs o­n 2.1.2016 and arrive Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai at 1515 hrs o­n 3.1.2016.

NORTHERN RAILWAY EXTENDS THE RUN OF SPECIAL TRAINS (280 TRIPS)

  In order to cater to the extra rush of passengers during winter, Northern Railway has decided to extend the run of Special Trainsas per following programme:-
              
S.No
Train No
From
To
Days of run
Extensionupto
Trips
1.
04404
Anand ViharT
Lucknow
FRI
01.01.16 to 29.01.16
05
04403
Lucknow
Anand ViharT
SUN
03.01.16 to 31.01.16
05
2
04406
New Delhi
Lucknow
SAT
02.01.16 to 30.01.16
05

वित्तीय वर्ष 2015-16, निर्धारण वर्ष 2016-17 की वेतन पर आयकर कटौती करने बावत I

No new trains, but foreign investments says Indian railway officials

Indian railways plans to cut down the fuel expenses by tapping alternate fuels like bio-diesel and CNG that are cheaper than diesel, it aims to fund its projects through foreign investment.
Faced with acute monetary crisis, the Indian Railways may yet again restrain from introducing new trains and instead stress on foreign investment, monetisation of assets and cutting down expenses. While the railways plans to cut down the fuel expenses by tapping alternate fuels like bio-diesel and CNG that are cheaper than diesel, it aims to fund its projects through foreign investment.

 

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