Indian Railway Current Affairs, GK & News

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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DRDO Biodigester Mk II technology in metro rail

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maha Metro. Maha Metro is Maharashtra metro rail Corporation. It is a joint venture company of the Government of India and Government of Maharashtra. What are the key features of the agreement? The agreement will render technical support to implement the ..

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Vistadome Coach

The Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal recently announced that Indian Railways has successfully completed the trial run of new Vistadome tourist coaches. These coaches were manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. About Vistadome Tourist Coaches Currently there are 13 Vistadome coaches operating in in India. They are operating in in Araku Valley, ..

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