Indian Railways Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Railways  Current Affairs, GK & News

Rewari-Madar freight corridor section

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently dedicated the Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor. The Prime Minister also flagged off the world’s first double stack long haul 1.5 km container train. About the Rewari-Madar Section It is situated in Haryana and Rajasthan. It runs for 227 km in Rajasthan. It crosses through Sikar, Jaipur, ..

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India’s first double stack long-haul container train

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently flagged off the first double stack long-haul container train from New Ateli in Haryana to New Kishanganj in Rajasthan. What are the Key Features of the Double Stack Long-Haul Container Train? The train is to be operated in the 360-km long Rewari-Madar Section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor. ..

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100th Kisan Rail of India

The Hundredth Kisan Rail of India was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28, 2020. About the Hundredth Kisan Rail The train runs between Sangola in Maharashtra and Shalimar in West Bengal. The train carries vegetables such as capsicum, cauliflower, cabbage, chillies, drumsticks, onions. It also carries fruits such as oranges, grapes, bananas, ..

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CAG report on Railways

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India submitted its report on Indian Railways in the Parliament. The report was tabled in both the houses of the Parliament. The report was titled “Assessment and Utilisation of Locomotives and Production and Maintenance of LHB coaches in Indian Railways”. Key findings of the Report ..

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Induction of Ninja UAV by Indian railways for better surveillance

The railway has inducted unmanned aerial vehicles named Ninja for monitoring tracks and workshops and enhancing security surveillance systems. The drone technology will also be used in rescue, recovery, restoration operations at disaster sites. A team of Railway Protection Force has been trained for drone operation, surveillance and maintenance. A total of 9 drones have ..

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