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INDIAN Railways (IR) plans to build a hydrogen fuel cell and battery powered 300kW broad-gauge locomotive, and Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi has invited tenders by November 22 for components for…
INDIA’s minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Mr Hardeep Singh Puri and the chief minister of the state of Kerala Mr Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the 5km five-station section of Kochi…
JUST two years after the start of construction, testing was officially launched on the first metro line in the Indian city of Nagpur on September 30, when the first trial…
THE noise over the India government’s reported move to write-off the Rs 175bn ($US 2.8bn) contract for 1000 diesel locomotives it signed last November with GE died down on September 28,…
BHARAT Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), India, is inviting high-power locomotive manufacturers to pre-qualify by October 12 for a tender to partner with it in the production and subsequent maintenance of…
INDIAN prime minister Mr Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Mr Shinzo Abe officially launched civil works on India’s first high-speed line on September 14, when the two leaders laid…
THE chief minister of the Indian state of Telengana Mr K. Chandrashekhar Rao has invited India’s prime minister Mr Narendra Modi to inaugurate the first phase of the Hyderabad metro…
THE Indian government confirmed on September 5 that Mr Piyush Goyal will replace Mr Suresh Prabhu as the country’s railways minister.
A host of national and regional dignitaries gathered to inaugurate Lucknow’s first metro line on September 5 ahead of the official opening to the public on September 6.
ACCORDING to a new metro policy endorsed by India’s union cabinet on August 16, the government will only approve or fund metro projects after state governments have firmed up public-private…
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