Page-3 of Rail transport Current Affairs, GK & News
On December 2, India’s first locomotive-less train, known as Train 18, has breached the 180 kmph speed limit during a test run at Kota-Sawai Madhopur section in Rajasthan. When this indigenously designed train is made operational, it will become the country’s fastest train. Train 18 is capable of touching 200 kmph provided the rest of ..
Topics: Indian Railways • Rail transport • Rail transport in India • Rail transport in Madhya Pradesh • Sawai Madhopur • Sawai Madhopur - Mathura Passenger • Slow and fast passenger trains in India • Transport in Delhi • Vande Bharat Express
Indian Railways unveiled ‘eDrishti’ software that will help Union Railway Minister to keep track of punctuality of trains as well as freight and passenger earnings and much more from anywhere in the country. The software has been developed by Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) to help Minister keep track of all information related to ..
Topics: Centre for Railway Information Systems • Drishti • Economy of India • eDrishti software • India • Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation • Indian Railways • Public transport in Melbourne • Rail freight transport • Rail transport • Train Punctuality • Transport
Recently, L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Limited has commissioned a 16 km stretch of elevated metro & hence completed one full stretch of the three corridor Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project. Now, the total stretch of Hyderabad metro will be 46 km. With this, it has become the 2nd largest operational metro rail network in India ..
Topics: Delhi Metro • HITEC City metro station • Hyderabad • Hyderabad Metro • Keolis • MG Bus Station metro station • Nagole • Rail transport • States and union territories of India • Telangana • Transport in Hyderabad, India
Germany has recently rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains that only emit steam and water. These bright blue Coradia iLint trains are built by French TGV-maker Alstom, which are costlier than diesel powered trains but eco-friendly. The new trains are equipped with a hydrogen tank and fuel cells on the roof and will produce ..
Topics: Alstom Coradia • Alstom Coradia LINT • Chemistry • Emerging technologies • Fuel cell • Hydrogen • Hydrogen economy • Hydrogen technologies • Hydrogen vehicle • Hydrogen vehicles • Rail transport
The National Security Guard (NSG) will be the first central paramilitary force to opt for e-ticketing instead of the railway warrant under an agreement signed with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The MoU was signed between NSG and IRCTC at the headquarters of the special force in New Delhi. This system will ..