Indian Railways

INDIA’s finance minister Mr Arun Jaitley has announced a budget of Rs 1.48 trillion ($US 23.3bn) for Indian Railways (IR) for 2018-19, which is the highest in IR’s history and…
Ashwani Lohani, chairman of Indian Railways, talks to Srinand Jha.
INDIA’s railways minister Mr Piyush Goyal has set a target for the complete electrification of the country’s mainline network within five years, despite Indian Railways’ (IR) commitment to acquire 1000…
With India’s railway network suffering from overcapacity, the railway is exploring methods to improve efficiency, as Abhay Sharma, with Indian Railways Traffic Service (IRTS), explains.
INDIAN Railways’ Modern Coach Factory (MCF) is seeking expressions of interest to supply “world class” interiors for 1000 new LHB-type passenger coaches. A pre-bid meeting will be held in Raebareli…
GERMAN Rail (DB) has agreed to provide technical support to Indian Railways (IR) for a feasibility study into raising the maximum line speed on the 634km Chennai - Kazipet line…
THE first ES43ACmi Evolution Series diesel locomotive for Indian Railways (IR) was unloaded at the Indian port of Mundra on October 11 after completing its sea voyage from the United…
INDIAN Railways (IR) plans to build a hydrogen fuel cell and battery powered 300kW broad-gauge locomotive, and Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi has invited tenders by November 22 for components for…
THE noise over the India government’s reported move to write-off the Rs 175bn ($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…
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