Page-4 of Railway Modernisation Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Railways: North East State capitals linking, Act East policy and Electrification

Government of India has planned to link the capitals of North Eastern States with rail connectivity. This plan, however, does not include Sikkim. The capitals of Assam, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh are already connected through Broad Gauge rail network. Along with this several other initiatives are being upgraded by the Indian Railways Action Plan to ..

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Indo-French collaboration: Largest FDI project of Indian Railways

The Indian Railways and Alstom came together in the intention of transforming the freight transportation of India. In line with the collaboration, the MELPM-Madhepura Electric Locomotive Private Limited has been established. MELPM will now manufacture 800 electric locomotives for freight services with the foreign investment of 3.5 billion Euros. Highlights The locomotives including the bogies ..

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Indian Railway launches one touch ATVM

On October 24, 2019, the Indian Railways launched the “one touch ATVM” at 42 suburban stations. The purpose of the service is to render fast ticketing to millions of commuters, especially in the Mumbai Suburban Network. Features The machine will reduce wasting time of the passengers. It will greatly ease the load on ticketing system ..

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Switzerland on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector

The Union Cabinet has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Ministry of Railways, and Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications of Swiss Confederation on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector.  The MoU was signed in August, 2017. The MoU will enable technical cooperation in areas such as traction rolling stock, Traction Propulsion Equipments, ..

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