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Railway Projects

Railway Projects are sanctioned Zonal Railway wise and not State-wise, as, Indian Railway’s network  straddles across various state boundaries. Indian Railways has taken up...

Conversion of Passenger Compartments into Isolation Wards

5601 coaches have been converted into Covid Care Centers by Indian Railways (IR) in the months of March, April, May and June of 2020...

Socio-Economic Activities

 Indian Railways, besides running trains/special trains on existing Railway system, is undertaking various infrastructure projects including new lines, gauge conversion, doubling, electrification, bridges, etc....

Initiatives in Public Private Partnerships to boost Railway Infrastructure

It is estimated that Indian Railways would need Capital investment of around ₹ 50 lakh crore upto 2030 for network expansion and capacity augmentation,...

Conversion of Coaches into Covid Care Units

In terms of Ministry of Home Affairs’ guidelines dated 01.05.2020 and based on requests from the State Governments, Indian Railways operated Shramik Special trains...

Zero based Time Table

Rationalisation of time table is an ongoing process on Indian Railways (IR) and to this end, IR has embarked upon the zero based time...

Electrification of Railway Lines

Total Broad Gauge (BG) Route kilometer (RKM) Indian Railways (including Konkan Railway) is 63,631. As on 01.04.2020, 39,866 RKM have been electrified. Zone wise...

Shramik and Special Train Services

 To prevent the spread COVID-19 pandemic, Ministry of Railways discontinued all passenger services immediately after introduction of the national lockdown. Thereafter, keeping in view...

Solar and Wind Power System

Steps taken by the Government to implement Solar Power plants and Wind power plants on Indian Railways (IR), inter-alia, are as follows: 1. 102.8...

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce and Industry, urges...

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has organised the second edition of Rail Connect today i.e.on 8 September 2020 on the virtual platform. The...