Indian Railways

INDIAN Railways’ (IR) Rs 780bn ($US 12bn) plan to install ETCS Level 2 across its entire 67,368km network has run into a hurdle after India’s prime minister Mr Narendra Modi…
INDIAN Railways (IR) plans in mid-April to re-float a global tender for a Rs 27bn ($US 415.5m) contract to manufacture 15 inter-city EMUs in collaboration with a foreign partner, after…
THE Indian government has allocated Rs 15bn ($US 2.78bn) from the federal budget for Indian Railways (IR) infrastructure upgrading projects in the Bangalore area, ahead of assembly elections in the…
INDIAN Railways (IR) has received five bids from international suppliers for a contract worth around Rs 50bn ($US 800m) to supply 200 6.7MW electric locomotives for the 1534km Western Dedicated…
INDIAN Railways (IR) says it has successfully converted two class Alco diesel-electric locomotives to electric traction to operate as a prototype WAG-C3 12-axle twin locomotive.
GE Transportation officially presented the first of 1000 Evolution Series diesel locomotives for Indian Railways (IR) to Mr Ashwin Lohani, chairman of the IR board, at a ceremony at Alambagh…
INDIA’s Rs 27bn ($US 417m) project to manufacture the first lot of 15 inter-city EMUs under a transfer-of-technology agreement with a foreign partner appears to have hit a roadblock once…
INDIA’s finance minister Mr Arun Jaitley has announced a budget of Rs 1.48 trillion ($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…
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