Western Railway zone Current Affairs, GK & News

Western Railways: 100th textile express

Mumbai Central Division of Western Railway achieved a milestone of loading “100th textile train” from Chalthan in Surat area to Sankrail in Kharagpur Division, SER. Highlights The Textile Express fetched a total revenue of Rs 10.2 crores for the Railways. First train was flagged off on September 1, 2021, by Minister of State for Railways ..

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What is ‘Mobile Train Radio Communication system?

The Western Railway zone of the Indian Railways has introduced the “Mobile Train Radio Communication (MTRC) system”. This system will play a significant role of preventing the train accidents by effective communication. About MTRC System The Mobile Train Radio Communication system is a technologically advanced and effective communication system. This system provides for an instant ..

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What is Billimora-Waghai Line?

The Billimora Waghai Line is a 107-year-old narrow gauge railway line in Gujarat. In 2018, it was one among the 5 routes put forth by the Indian Railways for preservation as ‘industrial heritage’. However, it is now being scrapped due to economic constraints. Why is it news? It is one of the 11 such lines ..

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Indian Railway to Install IP based Video Surveillance System

With a motive to strengthen security at Railway Stations, Indian Railways is in the urge of installing Internet Protocol (IP) based Video Surveillance System (VSS) at stations i.e At waiting halls, reservation counters, parking areas, main entrance/ exit, platforms, etc. The recording of the video from CCTV cameras will be stored for 30 days for ..

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Indian Railway’s first printing press heritage gallery opened in Mumbai

The Western Railway (WR) has opened the first-of-its-kind printing press heritage gallery of the Indian Railways at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai. With this, the Western Railway Mahalaxmi General Stores Depot (GSD) has become the first in Indian Railways to portray a heritage gallery of the printing and allied machines used in the Western Railway Printing Press ..

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