Transport in Delhi Current Affairs, GK & News
The Comptroller and Auditor General recently submitted a report on the finances of Indian railways in the Parliament. Some of the highlights of the report are The Indian Railways’ AC Chair Car was added to the list of service categories that generate operational profit. This is notable because over the past 5 years, only the ..
Topics: Express trains in India • Indian Railways • Rail transport • Rail transport in Madhya Pradesh • States and union territories of India • Tejas Express • Transport in Delhi • Transport in Mumbai
The Delhi Cabinet has given “in principle” approval to the free-ride scheme of providing free rides for women in city buses and metro trains. For this cause, the Delhi Assembly also passed Supplementary Demands for Grants of Rs 290 crore. Of the Rs 290 crore, Rs 140 crore is for free rides for women in ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
On 8 August 2019, Pakistan suspended the Lahore-Attari Samjhauta Express train service following the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu And Kashmir (J&K). Though, Indian Railways has clarified that the train has not been suspended & will run normally. The Samjhauta Express (also called the Friendship Express) consists of 6 sleeper coaches and an AC ..
Topics: Attari • Express • Passenger rail transport • Rail transport • Samjhauta Express • Samjhauta Express bombings • Transport • Transport between India and Pakistan • Transport in Delhi • Transport in Lahore • Wagah
From 20th March, commuters travelling from Delhi to Noida will use only four of the five lanes at the DND toll booth due to police checking at borders ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. While the DND has eight lanes each for both incoming and outgoing traffic, three of the Delhi-Noida lanes are being ..
Topics: Country subdivisions • Delhi • Delhi to Noida Traffic • DND • DND Flyway • Expressways in India • Noida • Proposed states and territories of India • States and union territories of India • Transport in Delhi
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 Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has recently launched the ‘Zero Fatality Corridor’ (ZFC) to examine the cause for accidents and crashes on the stretch between Burari Chowk and Bhalswa chowk, located on the outer ring road. The aim of the pilot project is to reduce deaths to near zero levels on this particular stretch. The ..