Oct 19, 2016



Railway stations and surrounding areas to be redeveloped under Smart City Plans

Station, adjoining area of 300 – 800 acres in each of Smart Cities and AMRUT cities to be redeveloped 

Joint Venture for each redevelopment project for speedy implementation 

Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Urban Development sign MoU 

Ministers Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Shri Suresh Prabhu laud the initiative as a landmark 

In a major initiative, railway stations and adjoining areas will be redeveloped on Smart City lines for enhancing passenger amenities, easy access to stations, enabling optimal utilization of land at railway stations, as a part of Smart City development. 

Northern Railway to press special trains for Bihar to clear ‘Chhat’ rush

A superfast express train Anand Vihar-Darbhanga-Anand Vihar will also be operational to clear the extra passengers during the festival period, the Northern Railway said in a statement on Monday.
In the return direction, the train will depart from Darbhanga from October 20 till November 13 on every Thursday and Sunday at 3.15 PM to reach Anand Vihar at 11.50 AM the next day. (Representational image)

175-km long track becomes discharge free rail corridor

Aiming at making rail tracks on its network as green corridor, Railways today announced that 175-km long line was made waste discharge free zone as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. 

The 141-km-long Okha-Kanalus route and the 34-km-long Porbandar-Wansjaliya sections in Gujarat have now become the green train corridors as all trains passing on these lines are now equipped with bio-toilets.

About 29 trains consisting of nearly 700 coaches have been provided with bio-toilets to prevent open discharge on the track. 

Western Central Railway incurs more than Rs 1,000 crore dip in earnings

1. Shortfall of over Rs 1,000 crore in Western Central railway earnings.

2. There is a shortfall on account of Rs 26.33 crore in passenger earnings.

3. About Rs 904.74 crore shortfall in goods earnings.

Additional Agenda Items for JCM Standing Committee meeting on 25th Oct, 2016: Definition of Anomaly, MACP on hierarchy, Re-employed Ex-servicemen, 7th CPC Option, GDS Bonus, Regularization of Casual Labourers, Abolish and upgrade all post of LDC

Additional Agenda Items for JCM Standing Committee meeting on 25th Oct, 2016: Definition of Anomaly, MACP on hierarchy, Re-employed Ex-servicemen, 7th CPC Option, GDS Bonus, Regularization of Casual Labourers, Abolish and upgrade all post of LDC

Member Staff addresses at SCRES Golden Jubilee Meet

Member staff lauds SCR over completion of RRI work at Vij before schedule; says credit goes to the Officers and Staff, who undertook the challenge with success

Secunderabad: Mr.Pradeep Kumar, Member Staff, Railway Board, New Delhi visited Secunderabad today i.e., 17th October, 2017. Accompanied by Mr.Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, SCR during his hectic schedule, the Member Staff addressed two meetings and interacted with Officials and Staff.

Hyderabad Metro Rail plans to build multi-level parking

Hyderabad: Hyderabad Metro Rail has issued tenders to appoint a concessionaire for the development of the integrated multi-level parking and skywalks targeting commercial areas at Nampally and Abids on a Design Build Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) mode. The multi-level parking is to be constructed on 0.5 acres at Nampally near the upcoming Metro Rail station. The skywalks will be constructed, in general, below the viaduct along the central median, wherever piers are present for connectivity with nearby areas for Metro Rail and other road users.

IRCTC’s RailNeer now India’s Most Trusted packaged drinking water brand

New Delhi: RailNeer, a signature product of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), was given the award for ‘India’s Most Trusted Brand for 2016’ in the packaged drinking water segment by IBC Infomedia Privated Limited, a leading business management consultant.

IBC Infomedia Private Limited is an Indian company with its parent organisation International Brand Consulting Corporation (IBCC), a prominent business management consultant, based in the US.

Logistic Hubs near Ports to boost exports; Commerce Ministry engage with IR to cut costs

Centre to build logistic hubs near ports to boost exports: Nirmala Sitharaman

Sunil Kanoria, President, ASSOCHAM chit chatting with Hon`ble Minister of State (IC) for Commerce & Industry, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

India and Russia signs Protocol for undertaking Feasibility Study of raising Speed on Nagpur-Secunderabad section

Russian President Putin and India’s PM Narendra Modi attend an Exchange of Agreements on Railway Cooperation in the BRICS Summit held at Goa. The Protocol was signed by Mr. Naveen Kumar Shukla, Adviser/Mobility/Railway Board from Indian side and Mr. O V Belozerov, President, Russian Railways from Russian side.

MP keen to start Metro Rail projects at Bhopal and Indore

Bhopal: After failing to get financial commitment from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on board for its ambitious Metro rail project forBhopal and Indore, Madhya Pradesh government is planning to go ahead with the project on its own. The state is considering starting the project with its equity and then look for funding partners.

Sources say the government is keen to have a soft launch of the Metro ahead of next assembly elections.





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