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INDIAN Railways’ (IR) Rs 780bn ($US 12bn) plan to install ETCS Level 2 across its entire 67,368km network has run into a hurdle after India’s prime minister Mr Narendra Modi…
INDIAN Railways (IR) plans in mid-April to re-float a global tender for a Rs 27bn ($US 415.5m) contract to manufacture 15 inter-city EMUs in collaboration with a foreign partner, after…
INDIAN Railways (IR) celebrated a milestone in the construction of its 1534km Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) on March 27, when a test train reached the maximum line speed of…
THE Indian government has allocated Rs 15bn ($US 2.78bn) from the federal budget for Indian Railways (IR) infrastructure upgrading projects in the Bangalore area, ahead of assembly elections in the…
RITES, the international arm of Indian Railways (IR), has handed over the last of 18 six-axle metre-gauge diesel locomotives to Myanmar Railways.
INDIAN Railways (IR) has received five bids from international suppliers for a contract worth around Rs 50bn ($US 800m) to supply 200 6.7MW electric locomotives for the 1534km Western Dedicated…
DELHI’s metro network reached 252km on March 14, when the initial 21.6km section of the Pink Line from Majlis Park to Durgabhai Deshmukh South Campus was inaugurated in the presence…
INDIAN Railways (IR) says it has successfully converted two class Alco diesel-electric locomotives to electric traction to operate as a prototype WAG-C3 12-axle twin locomotive.
INDIA’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has sanctioned six proposals worth Rs 116bn ($US 1.8bn) for track-doubling and electrification works, as well as a new line project, covering the…
DYNAMIC testing of the first Alstom Prima T8 double-unit electric locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) has begun at the Electric Locomotive Factory at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar.
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