Indian Railway Current Affairs, GK & News

SC orders Railways to pay compensation if trains run late

The Supreme Court has ruled that, Indian Railways must pay compensation to passengers if trains run late. Highlights Supreme Court slammed Indian Railways for delayed running of trains and ordered to pay a compensation of Rs 30,000 to a man who missed his flight because of the delay. Man was put through much inconvenience because ..

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India’s lightest metro train set for Pune Metro sent from Italy

According to Titagarh Wagons Ltd, its plant in Italy has rolled out first train for Pune Metro coach. Key Points In total, 34 trains will be sent from Italy. Each train will comprise of three coaches. The first prototype of the metro was rolled out at a virtual ceremony that was joined by Ambassador of ..

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Word Highest Bridge: Chenab Bridge Arch Closure Completed

The Indian Railways recently completed the arch closure of the world highest railway bridge, Chenab bridge. The bridge is a part of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project. About the Arch Closure Arch Closure was one of the most difficult parts of the bridge. The Arch consists of steel boxes. To improve the stability of the arch, ..

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Indian Railway Electrification: New record

The Indian Railways has achieved the highest ever electrification of sections during 2020-21. It has covered 6,015 kilo metres of electrification in a single year. This is 37% higher than that achieved in 2019-20. About the achievements The Broad-Gauge network of Indian Railway currently stand at 63,949 kilo metres. Of this 71% has been electrified. ..

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Iron Ore Policy, 2021

The Ministry of Railways recently approved a new Iron Ore Policy. The policy is to come into effect on February 10, 2021. The Iron Ore Policy governs the allocation of rakes and transportation of iron-ore. About Iron Ore Policy The rake allotment system module is to be updated by the Centre for Railway Information Systems ..

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