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AFTER a two-year wait, Indian Railways (IR) finally launched its fastest inter-city service on April 5, when railways minister Mr Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Gatimaan Express on its maiden…
THE cost of constructing a 480km high-speed line linking Delhi with the holy city of Amritsar in the state of Punjab is estimated to be around Rs 1100bn ($US 20.8bn),…
THE first air-conditioned EMU for the Mumbai suburban network was officially handed over to India's Central Railway (CR) at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai on March 31.
THE European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide a Rs 33bn ($US 498m) loan to finance the construction of the first metro line in the Indian city of Lucknow.
CRRC Nanjing is set to supply 19 standard-gauge trains for the 29.7km Noida – Greater Noida metro line under an agreement with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), which was signed…
THE detailed project report (DPR) for the first phase of the metro network in the Indian city of Kanpur was approved by the Uttar Pradesh state government on March 14.…
INDIAN Railways (IR) recorded a 3.7% fall in revenue to Rs 1360bn ($US 19.8bn) between April 2015 and January 2016, compared with a forecast of Rs 1414bn. Despite the shortfall…
INDIA's government has approved investment of Rs 107 billion ($US 1.56bn) in railway projects.
THE Bihar state cabinet signed off the detailed project report (DPR) for the first phase of the metro network in Patna on February 9, referring the project to the Indian…
With domestic economic growth slowing, China is aiming to boost exports from its rapidly developing technological sector, including rail. Kevin Smith looks at what 2016 might have in store for…
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