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Indian Railways runs Oxygen Express

The Ministry of Railways recently announced that it is to create a Green Corridor to ensure fast movement of Oxygen Express trains. These Oxygen Express trains are to be operated to help the country handle the issue of shortage of oxygen. What is the plan? The Indian Railways is to move empty tankers from Boisar ..

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National Climate Vulnerability Report

The Department of Science and Technology recently launched the National Climate Vulnerability Report. According to the report, eight Eastern States in the country are highly vulnerable to climate change. They are Mizoram, Bihar, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. Key Findings of the report The report has developed state level “vulnerability indices” ..

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Indian Railways completes the arch bottom of Chenab bridge

The World’s highest Bridge called the “Chenab Bridge” has completed a major milestone after the engineers completed the arch bottom of the bridge on March 14, 2021. The bridge is being called as the Indian Railways’ engineering marvels. The arch upper of the Chenab bridge is in making and will be completed soon. Highlights The ..

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Parcel Management System of Indian Railways to be extended

The new parcel management system (PMS) of Indian Railways will be extended to 523 locations now. Earlier this system was only in place at 84 locations. This decision was taken in a bid to provide transportation for small consignments across a huge network of stations. Highlights As per the statement of the Indian Railways, the ..

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National Rail Plan- Highlights

The Union Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal, announced on March 10, 2021 that the Indian Railways has prepared a National Rail Plan (NRP) in order to establish a future ready Railway system by the year 2030. National Rail Plan (NRP) The Union Railway Minister highlighted that; the National Rail Plan has been prepared with the aim ..

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What is ‘Mobile Train Radio Communication system?

The Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways has introduced the “Mobile Train Radio Communication (MTRC) system”. This system will play a significant role of preventing the train accidents by effective communication. About MTRC System The Mobile Train Radio Communication system is a technologically advanced and effective communication system. This system provides for an instant ..

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