Konkan Railway Current Affairs, GK & News

Konkan Railway Electrified Network

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to dedicate 100% electrification of the Konkan Railway (KR) route to India. He will flag off trains on electric traction from Ratnagiri, Margao and Udupi through video conferencing. Electrification of Konkan Railway Konkan Railway had electrified its 741km route from Roha, near Mumbai to Thokur in Mangaluru in March ..

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100% Electrification of Konkan Railways

The Konkan Railway Corporation has finished electrification of its entire 741-kilometer route that stretches from Roha, Maharashtra to Thokur, Karnataka. Overview: This electrification of the 741-kilometer stretch will bring about savings of fuel amounting to Rs 150 crore. It will also reduce the dependence on diesel along with ensuring pollution-free, seamless operations. By December 2023, ..

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Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd (KRCL) signs a contract agreement with Nepal’s Department of Railways

The Konkan Railways Corporation Ltd (KRCL) has signed a contract agreement with Nepal’s Department of Railways to supply two 1600 HP DEMU train sets. These trains will be used to operationalise railway link between Jayanagar in India and Kurtha in Nepal. Each train set will comprise of one driving power car, three trailer cars with ..

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Elattuvalapil Sreedharan committee to be constituted by Union Government to lay down standards for metro rail systems in country

Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal of setting up of a committee to lay down standards for metro rail systems in the country. The committee will be headed by E Sreedharan, who is also known as the ‘Metro Man’. The aim of this move is to cut costs in the construction and operation of ..

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Multi Modal Logistic Park inaugurated at Balli, Goa

Multi Modal Logistics Park at Balli Station near Madgaon in Goa was recently inaugurated. The part is located on Konkan Railway route. It has been set as per MoU entered between Konkan Railway & Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR). It will benefit trade and industry from economic transport solutions and state of art facilities. ..

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