Russia to build 120 long-distance electric trains for India

Russia to build 120 long-distance electric trains for India

Transmashholding, Russia’s largest manufacturer of rail transport rolling stock, has signed a shareholder agreement with the Indian company Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) to establish a joint venture, Kinet Railway Solutions Ltd. In India, the new company would provide and service Vande Bharat trains. During a visit to the Ulan-Ude Locomotive Car Repair Plant, Russian … Read more

Network Rail and SBB to work jointly on Deploying AI Technologies

Network Rail and SBB to work jointly on Deploying AI Technologies

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Network Rail and SBB paves the path for joint efforts in the introduction of technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) on the rails. Through the exchange of expertise and best practices, the agreement is the first stage in Network Rail’s strategy to forge stronger relationships with other railway companies throughout … Read more

Northern Railways Approved tenders of 6.15 crore to repair Kalka-Shimla heritage track

Northern Railways Approved tenders of 6.15 crore to repair Kalka-Shimla heritage track

The world-famous Kalka-Shimla train line, which was damaged earlier this month by landslides and torrential rain, would need major repairs, thus the northern railways have put out tenders for the job worth Rs 6.15 crore. For urgent maintenance on the rail track and the associated infrastructure, the route has been closed until August 6. The … Read more

UBG praises Pakistan-Uzbekistan-Afghanistan railway Line network deal

UBG praises Pakistan-Uzbekistan-Afghanistan railway Line network deal

The United Business Group (UBG) applauded the historic agreement between Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan to build a rail network connecting these nations, seeing it as a guarantee of their mutual strength. According to United Business Group (UBG) central spokesperson Gulzar Firoz, Chairman UBG, Sindh Region Khalid Tawab said the business community expressed its best wishes … Read more

Indian Railway Ticket Booking Affected As IRCTC Website Down

Indian Railway Ticket Booking Affected As IRCTC Website Down

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website has been unavailable for more than eight hours. The Indian Railways’ ticketing is managed by IRCTC. The website is experiencing technical issues on the microblogging platform X, according to the public sector undertaking (PSU), and a team is working to fix them. The website went offline … Read more

Elevated Railway lines proposed for express trains between Mahim and Khar

Elevated Railway lines proposed for express trains between Mahim and Khar

The Vande Bharat, Shatabdi, and two Rajdhani Express trains that depart from Mumbai Central station can travel directly between Mahim and Khar on a 2.5-kilometer elevated line that has been proposed by the Western Railway’s Mumbai division. The WR decided to construct an elevated corridor on the fifth line between Mahim and Khar due to … Read more

Security Guard injured as goods train engine and six wagons derail

Security Guard injured as goods train engine and six wagons derail

On Monday, the locomotive and six waggons of a freight train derailed at Kalanchwala Railway Station on the 25-kilometre-long Sammsatta-Dera Nawab Sahib route, injuring the train’s guard. According to railroad officials, a cargo train carrying urea that was heading from Karachi to Lahore early on Monday was signalled on the loop route of the Kalanchwala … Read more