Category Articles: Railway

IRSDC Statement on Surat Multi Model Transport Hub project

November 16, 2018
IRSDC Statement on Surat Multi Model Transport Hub project

Surat: Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation - IRSDC today in a statement said it has made a swift progress in developing Surat Railway Station as Multi Model Transport Hub and initiated series of steps to make this unique project more attractive & risk free to the developers. IRSDC statement reads: A truly seamless multi model transport hub integrating all modes of transport is to be developed at Surat Railway station wherein all the three levels of Government, namely Central ...Read More

Major rail projects in Gujarat to be expedited, Railway Board Chairman tells Gujarat CM in New Delhi

November 16, 2018

New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today discussed six railway important projects for Gujarat with Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani during his meeting with corporate heads in New Delhi as part of the state government’s preparation for biennial flagship event Vibrant Global Summit-2019. Rupani said they decided to build a railway station at Kevadia Colony near the site of Sardar Patel’s huge Statue of Unity on the Narmada River. A railway line to link Kevadia Colony wi...Read More

IRCTC to run Shree Ramayana special train from Rajkot from December 7

November 15, 2018
IRCTC to run Shree Ramayana special train from Rajkot from December 7

Ahmedabad:IRCTC will run a 'Shree Ramayana Special Train' from Rajkot in Gujarat from December 7. The train will cover seven main spots related to epic Ramayana including Ayodhya, Sitamadhi, Janakpur, Varanasi, Allahabad, Chitrakoot and Nasik in 11 nights and 12 days. It will have sleeper and AC 3 coaches and other boarding points in Gujarat in Surendranagar, Viramgam, Sabarmati (Ahmedabad), Anand, Vadodara, Godhara, Dahod and Meghnagar. Non AC deluxe buses would be ...Read More

Chairman railway board visits Gandhinagar Railway station redevelopment and five star hotel construction site

November 12, 2018

Gandhinagar:Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani visited the Gandhinagar Capital Railway Station and Hotel development Project Site and reviewed the progress of ongoing work. A five star hotel of 300 rooms is being developed in air space above Railway Station. This will be the largest hotel of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. The top of the hotel shall be 77 Miter high and will be the tallest building in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. This will be the first hotel in India which is being being b...Read More

Fire in goods train at Dahanu Road station; Karnavati, Shatabdi, Duronto, Flying Rani among trains affected on Ahmedabad – Mumbai route

November 09, 2018
Fire in goods train at Dahanu Road station; Karnavati, Shatabdi, Duronto, Flying Rani among trains affected on Ahmedabad – Mumbai route

Due to fire incident in goods train near Dahanu Road station, some trains on Ahmedabad- Mumbai Central were short terminated at Vapi and reversed from Vapi, while some other trains were diverted. Down line was opened at 1.35 am. Up line started at Dahanu road at 8.50 am. Rajdhani Express was first train to pass on it. Pune - Ahmedabad Duronto was diverted via Kalyan, Jalganon and Surat. Similarly Hisar Coimbatoor, Nizamuddin Pune and Indore Pune trains were also diverted via Bhestan and Jalg...Read More

Public display of mock-up version of Ahmedabad Metro coach at Sabarmati Riverfront, Amdavadis flock to have a glimpse

October 06, 2018
Public display of mock-up version of Ahmedabad Metro coach at Sabarmati Riverfront, Amdavadis flock to have a glimpse

Ahmedabad: CM Vijay Rupani today unveiled and inaugurated the public display of the mock-up version of a Metro rail coach which was replica of the ones to be used for Ahmedabad metro project. The mock-up coach is 16 meter in length and is kept near Sabarmati riverfront in the city for public display. CM Rupani along with Ahmedabad Mayor Bijalben Patel were the first ones to enter the coach here with which the driver/loco-pilot cabin's model was also attached. They were al...Read More

India and Japan sign Loan Agreement for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project

September 29, 2018
India and Japan sign Loan Agreement for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project

New Delhi: Two Loan Agreements were signed here today between Dr. C.S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr. Katsuo Matsumoto, Chief Representative, JICA, New Delhi on Japanese Official Development Assistance loan for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (I) of Yen 89.457 billion (Rs.5591 crore approx.) and Kolkata East-West Metro Project (III) of Yen 25.903 billion (Rs.1619 crore approx.) [Exch...Read More

Gujarat govt hikes compensation for land acquisition for bullet train project

September 27, 2018
Gujarat govt hikes compensation for land acquisition for bullet train project

Gandhinagar: To expedite the land acquisition for ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, Gujarat government has decided to revise the compensation rates for the same. Revenue Minister Kaushik Patel today said that the state government was resolute to take forward this dream project of PM Narendra Modi, who was a loved son of Gujarat. He said that during the ongoing land acquisition process, requests for more compensation to the farmers whose land was in urban are...Read More

Congress spreading lies about Bullet train funding, the party would be wiped out in 2019 LS polls:Vaghani

September 25, 2018
Congress spreading lies about Bullet train funding, the party would be wiped out in 2019 LS polls:Vaghani

Gandhinagar: The ruling BJP in Gujarat today lashed out at Congress party for spreading lies about the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. Gujarat BJP president Jeetu Vaghani told newsmen that the lies about the stopping of funding by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the bullet train project were being spread by Congress to create confusion. 'Why was Congress trying to unnecessarily doing so and targeting the home state of PM Narendrabhai Modi with its baseless lie...Read More

Reports of Japan stopping funds for bullet train far from truth: NHSRCL

September 25, 2018
Reports of Japan stopping funds for bullet train far from truth: NHSRCL

New Delhi: Questioning the veracity of media report claiming that Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has stopped funding for the Mumbai - Ahmedabad bullet train on the pretext that the government should first look into the problems of farmers, the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), nodal agency for the execution of the project, said the report is not true and not based on facts. "In fact, the GoI and JICA have already signed a loan agreement of about 10 billion yen...Read More

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