Trial run on Koderma-Rema section conducted

June 2019

The trial run on the 50 km Koderma-Rema section in Jharkhand was conducted on May 19, 2019. Besides, the CRS is likely to conduct safety inspection of the section soon. As part of the project, […]

IR orders another 40 Train 18 sets

June 2019

IR has ordered another 40 sets of indigenously developed and manufactured Train 18, officially known as the Vande Bharat Express, for new routes. Further, for improved safety, it plans to fit the driver cabin crash […]

RailTel deploys free Wi-Fi facility at 1,600 stations

April 2019

RailTel has successfully deployed free Wi-Fi facilities at 1,600 stations under RailWire. RailWire is a retail broadband initiative of RailTel which aims at extending broadband and application services to the public. RailTel has provided Wi-Fi […]

IRFC raises $500 million via overseas bonds issue

April 2019

The Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) has raised $500 million via overseas bonds as part of its fundraising activity. The bonds were oversubscribed by three times and carried an interest rate of 2.23 per cent […]

Central government flags off Vande Bharat Express

March 2019

The central government flagged off the semi-high speed, self-propelled Vande Bharat Express (Train 18) on February 15, 2019. The commercial run for the train commenced on February 17, 2019. The 16-coach train has been built […]

Central government launches new Humsafar Express

March 2019

The central government launched the new Humsafar Express connecting Madhupur in Jharkhand to Anand Vihar in New Delhi on February 15, 2019. The new train will operate under the Eastern Railway zone. Moreover, the foundation […]

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