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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 ($US 1.8bn) for track-doubling and electrification works, as well as a new line project, covering the…
DYNAMIC testing of the first Alstom Prima T8 double-unit electric locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) has begun at the Electric Locomotive Factory at Madhepura in the Indian state of Bihar.
GE Transportation officially presented the first of 1000 Evolution Series diesel locomotives for Indian Railways (IR) to Mr Ashwin Lohani, chairman of the IR board, at a ceremony at Alambagh…
INDIA’s Rs 27bn ($US 417m) project to manufacture the first lot of 15 inter-city EMUs under a transfer-of-technology agreement with a foreign partner appears to have hit a roadblock once…
INDIA’s finance minister Mr Arun Jaitley has announced a budget of Rs 1.48 trillion ($US 23.3bn) for Indian Railways (IR) for 2018-19, which is the highest in IR’s history and…
Ashwani Lohani, chairman of Indian Railways, talks to Srinand Jha.
METRO-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Mega) has awarded Siemens a €76m contract to provide electrification systems for Phase 1 of the metro network in Ahmedabad, India.
INDIAN prime minister Mr Narendra Modi officially opened the initial section of Delhi’s metro Magenta Line (Line 8) on December 25, when he took an inaugural trip on the 16.6km,…
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