Railway, Shipping ministries ink MoU for Indore-Manmad railway line project

Railway, Shipping ministries ink MoU for Indore-Manmad railway line project

August 30, 2018: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port trust under the ministry of shipping, the ministry of railways and the state governments of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have inked a MoU for implementatio...

Visakhapatnam Customs implements tracking system on Nepal-bound containers 

Visakhapatnam Customs implements tracking system on Nepal-bound containers 

August 29, 2018: Visakhapatnam Customs has recently implemented the Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) on Nepal-bound containers via Visakha Container Terminal (VCT). Under this modality, import ...

Nepal, India to sign MoU on rail survey, bulk cargo

Nepal, India to sign MoU on rail survey, bulk cargo

August 25, 2018: India and Nepal are expected to ink two key agreements on Kathmandu-Raxual railway line and movement of bulk cargo from three more transit points between the two neighbours.Nepal offi...

Delhi-Mumbai expressway work to start from December

Delhi-Mumbai expressway work to start from December

August 25, 2018: The expressway construction to connect Delhi with Mumbai will begin from December and will be completed within three years, union minister of road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkar...

Adani Logistics and NYK Auto Logistics (India) announce formation of rail logistics JV

Adani Logistics and NYK Auto Logistics (India) announce formation of rail logistics JV

July 17, 2018: Adani Logistics Ltd (ALL), a subsidiary of Adani Ports & SEZ has signed an agreement with NYK Auto Logistics (India) Private Ltd (NALI) to form a joint venture which specialises in tran...

IR introduces double stack dwarf container service from Rajkot division, Western Railway

IR introduces double stack dwarf container service from Rajkot division, Western Railway

July 12, 2018: Indian Railways has introduced double stack dwarf container services. This freight train was flagged off from Western Railway’s Rajkot railway station on its maiden commercial run rec...

Krishnapatnam & CONCOR commence new rail service to central India   

Krishnapatnam & CONCOR commence new rail service to central India  

May 31, 2018: Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the country’s largest all-weather; deep water port, on the east-coast of India, as part of its multi-modal connectivity model has launched a ...

DB Schenker awarded as Best Logistics Service Provider in Rail at AFLAS

DB Schenker awarded as Best Logistics Service Provider in Rail at AFLAS

May 28, 2018: DB Schenker has been awarded for the third consecutive year as the Best Logistics Service Provider – Rail, at the Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards ceremony held i...

Parcel Cargo Express Train starts operation, connecting Northeast to West Coast

Parcel Cargo Express Train starts operation, connecting Northeast to West Coast

May 21, 2018: The Northeast Frontier Railway has started operating one lease Parcel Cargo Express Train (PCET) on fortnightly basis, connecting Northeastern part of the country to the West Coast. The ...

Indian Railways hands over 18 modern Indian locomotives to Myanma Railways

Indian Railways hands over 18 modern Indian locomotives to Myanma Railways

March 20, 2018: Rajen Gohain, Minister of State of Railways recently attended the formal handing over ceremony of 18th AC-DC 1350 HP diesel electric locomotive to Myanma Railways, supplied by RITES an...

IR should look into innovative ways for revenue generation: CAG to Railways

IR should look into innovative ways for revenue generation: CAG to Railways

March 15, 2018: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in a report has said that the Indian Railways (IR) should look into innovative ways for revenue generation and closely monitor its expenditure...

Railway Ministry launches Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information application

Railway Ministry launches Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information application

January 12, 2018: In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Info...

Indian Railways conceives to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety in train operations

Indian Railways conceives to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety in train operations

January 9, 2018: Indian Railways has decided to deploy drone cameras (UAV/NETRA) for various railway activities especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure...

Railways to phase out diesel engines in five years

Railways to phase out diesel engines in five years

November 22, 2017: The Ministry of Railways has decided to do away with diesel locomotives and replace them with electric engines in next five years. The move will reduce carbon emissions and help rai...

Cabinet approves doubling of Daund-Manmad and Barabanki-Akbarpur Railway Line

Cabinet approves doubling of Daund-Manmad and Barabanki-Akbarpur Railway Line

September 13, 2017: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the doubling of Daund-Manmad railway line of 247.5 km to ease movement of passengers and goods across Pune, Ahmednagar and Na...

Tigers starts rail freight service linking destinations across the new silk road

Tigers starts rail freight service linking destinations across the new silk road

September 12, 2017: Tigers has launched a new rail freight service, called Tiger Rail, offering customers a 16-day transit time both east and westbound, between Duisburg, Germany, and Hefei, Chongqing...

Railway safety prime focus for new Railway Minister

Railway safety prime focus for new Railway Minister

September 4, 2017: Piyush Goyal, who took charge of the Railway Ministry on Monday from Suresh Prabhu, has reiterated that ensuring safety and convenience of passengers would be his prime focus.Prabhu...

Ministry of Railways signs MoUs with Swiss Confederation

Ministry of Railways signs MoUs with Swiss Confederation

September 1, 2017: Two MoUs have been signed in the course of the visit of President of the Swiss Confederation, Doris Leuthard to India recently between Ministry of Railways and Swiss Confederation...