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INDIAN Railways (IR) carried out an initial trial run with a piggyback train between Vasar Road and Boisar in Maharashtra state on January 5 as a precursor to a proposed…
INDIA’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave the go-ahead on December 21 for a Rs 12.5bn ($US 216m) project to construct a second track on the Rajpura - Bhatinda line…
INDIA’s National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRC), Japan International Consultants for Transportation (JIC), Nippon Koei, and the Oriental Consultants Global Company Limited joint venture has been appointed as general consultants…
INDIAN Railways (IR) inaugurated ETCS Level 1 on the 68km Basin Bridge - Arakkonam suburban line in Chennai on December 21, the first deployment of ETCS by Thales in India.
INDIA's cabinet gave the go-ahead on December 7 for the 31.2km first phase of the metro network in the city of Pune in Maharashtra state.
TESTING of the first metro line in the Indian city of Lucknow was officially launched on December 1, when Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mr Akhilesh Yadav flagged off a trial…
INDIA’s cabinet granted approval on November 30 for the Rs 109.5bn ($US 1.6bn) Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase 3 (MUTP 3) project, which aims to expand rail infrastructure in the…
ABB announced on November 15 that it has won an order from Alstom to supply 1600 traction transformers for 800 double-unit prima electric new freight locomotives for India.
ALSTOM presented the first metro train for the Indian city of Lucknow to Mr Yasar Shah, Uttar Pradesh commercial taxes minister, in a ceremony at its plant in Sri City,…
INDIA’s Ministry of Railways has awarded Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) a Rs 8.89bn ($US 133m) contract to electrify four lines totalling 761 route-km as part of a programme…
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