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First Phase of RTIS enabled system commissioned by BEL

To increase the operational efficiency and providing to provide an improved passenger safety, the state-owned aerospace and arms manufacturing company and a leading Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), Bharat Electronics Ltd has commissioned the first phase of the real-time train information system (RTIS) for Indian Railway. RTIS provides real-time information about the position of locomotives to ..

V.P. Pathak took over as Member (Materials Management) of Railway Board

V.P. Pathak took over as Member (Materials Management) Railway Board. Previously, he had been working as Director General (RS), Railway Board since June 2018, and General Manager of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works since December 2016. Shri Pathak was Indian Railway Stores Service Officer of 1980 batch. He has worked in different capacities in ER, NR, NCR, ..

India’s first-ever diesel to electric converted locomotive twin engine flagged off at Varanasi

On 19th Feb, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first ever diesel to electric converted locomotive twin engine of ten thousand Horse Power at DLW Varanasi. It’s a complete ‘Make in India’ initiative & the conversion is an Indian R& D innovation for the entire world. The Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) has converted two ..

India’s first high-speed electric locomotive flagged off from Bihar

India’s first high-speed electric locomotive has been flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Madhepura Electric Locomotive Factory in Bihar on April 10, 2018. It has a 12000 horsepower (HP) engine with a maximum speed of 110 km per hour. The first big Make-in-India project is developed & completed in collaboration with French ..