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Indian Railways Develops Hybrid Vacuum Toilets

One Prototype is Fitted in a Coach of Dibrugarh Rajdhani for Trail Minister of Railways has made a statement in the Budget Speech 2015 that Indian Railways shall fit Vacuum toilets on trains. Development Cell of the Railway Board has … Continue reading

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Govt eyes railway facilities to conduct skill development programmes

The government is in the process of selecting certain railway stations to conduct skill development programmes at their facilities. Minister of State for Skill Development (Independent charge) Rajiv Pratap Rudy said the Railways has great potential to partner and incentivise … Continue reading

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India should go for high-speed trains for faster growth: China

BEIJING: India should opt for bullet trains together with raising speed of trains on existing tracks to boost economic growth by improving connectivity, a combination that worked for China as well, a top railway official said here today. With over … Continue reading

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Delhi University Students Harness Wind Energy Produced by Metro Trains

NEW DELHI: A group of Delhi University students has discovered an innovative way of harnessing wind energy churned out by Metro trains to generate electricity. The project, undertaken by Kalindi College, has also got the backing of Delhi Metro Rail … Continue reading

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Railway to setup Medical Colleges for the wards of Railway Employees

LOKSABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1321 ANSWERED ON 01.12.2014 SETTING UP OF MEDICAL COLLEGES BY RAILWAYS 1321 . Ering Shri Ninong Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:- (a) the details of medical colleges proposed to be set up … Continue reading

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Green Power: Railways to set up 26 MW windmill

NEW DELHI: Railways, one of the biggest consumers of energy, is moving towards harnessing green power with a 26 MW windmill proposed to be built in Rajasthan. The project, the biggest renewable energy initiative by the national transporter, is to … Continue reading

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Shri.E.Sreedharan panel to vet all railway contracts

All tenders to be approved by the railway minister or railway board would be examined by the E Sreedharan panel, which was set up to suggest ways to infuse transparency in the functioning of the transport behemoth. The panel has … Continue reading

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Kapurthala factory rolls out 17 high-speed rail coaches

Tribune News Service Jalandhar, November 22 The Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has rolled out a high-speed rake of 17 coaches that will reportedly be a part of Gatiman Express soon. The train will run at a speed of 160 km … Continue reading

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Double Decker train to run between Delhi and Lucknow from November- TOI

LUCKNOW: The much awaited double-decker train will run between Lucknow and Delhi from the second week of November. Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) will begin the final safety trial run of the train between Lucknow Junction and Anand Vihar … Continue reading

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Next gen rly e-ticketing system launched

New Delhi, August 13 The long and irritating experiences of booking train ticket through the IRCTC website seems to be a thing of past now as the Railways today launched the next generation e-ticketing system enhancing the booking capacity to … Continue reading

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