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Shri N. Kashinath took over as Member (Signal & Telecom) of Railway Board. He was associated with Train Describer Project, Survey for the Mobile Train Radio Communication in Northeast Frontier Railway, etc. Shri N. Kashinath belongs to the 1980 Batch of the Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE). Previously, he was working as DG ..
Topics: Economy of India • Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers • Indian Railways • Kashinath • Northeast Frontier Railway Zone • Platform display • Rail transport • Railway Board • Railway signal • Signal & Telecom • Transport
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 ..
Topics: Chittaranjan Locomotive Works • Co-Co locomotives • Diesel locomotive • Diesel Locomotive Works • Indian locomotive class WDG-2/3A • Indian locomotive class WDM-3A • Indian Railways • Locomotives • Rail transport • Rolling stock • Varanasi
India’s first engine-less Semi-High Speed Train (SHST), “Vande Bharat Express” has been flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on New Delhi-Kanpur-Allahabad-Varanasi route train from the New Delhi Railway Station on 15th February 2019. Vande Bharat Express can run up to a maximum speed of 160 kmph and has travel classes like Shatabdi Train but ..
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has prepared the report titled ‘The Future of Rail’ in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC). This first-ever global report has a specific focus on India, where rail passenger traffic increased by nearly 200% since 2000. The report stated that Indian railways will account for nearly 40% of ..
Topics: Energy • energy consumption • Energy economics • Energy policy • International Energy Agency • International Union of Railways • Rail freight transport • Rail transport • Transport • World energy consumption
The Indian Railways has named the indigenously manufactured Train 18 as Vande Bharat Express. The train is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160kmph. The 16-coach train is designed and manufactured by the Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at a cost of approx Rs 97 crore. It is regarded ..
Topics: Express trains in India • Higher-speed rail • Indian Railways • Integral Coach Factory • Passenger rail transport • Rail transport • Rail transport in India • Rolling stock manufacturers of India • Shatabdi • Shatabdi Express • Transport in Delhi • Vande Bharat Express