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Indian Railways extends pact with IIT-Kanpur to facilitate research on railway modernisation
The memorandum of understanding (MoU) will facilitate research in the core areas of electrical locomotive, locomotive control and communication systems, traction installation and driver interface systems, among others, through the Centre for Railway Research (CRR) at IIT-Kanpur.
Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology under 'Make in India'
On Tuesday, DMRC took a major step towards the development of an ...
Private entry in railways to increase employment, bring new technology, enable trains on demand: Rlys
The move by the Railways to privatise 1...
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BP says Covid-19 will emasculate the global economy till at least late 2021. Future economic growth will be slower than earlier projected, thanks to the scars of the coronavirus and inward-looking economic policies typified by the new Cold War with China. Lower world GDP will mean less oil demand.
Sivok-Rongpo project likely to be completed by December 2022
"Once completed it is expected to boost connectivity of the landlocked state which shares its border with three neighbouring countries, viz. China, Nepal and Bhutan apart from being strategically important. Rail connectivity will also provide reliable and economical transportation infrastructure," a railway official said.
A win-win situation for Railways and investors: NITI Aayog CEO on private trains
"We are looking at 109 Origin Destination pairs, divided into 12 clusters requiring 151 trains. They are being taken up for transparent competitive bidding and some most attractive routes, based on huge unmet demand, will be put out to run premium passenger services," he added.
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IOC is looking to defer some of its refinery expansion projects to sync them with changes in demand patterns resulting from the pandemic.
Thiruvananthapuram railway division sets up development unit to woo freight customers
The setting up of the unit is in line with the Railway Board's initiative to increase the railway's share in India's freight/logistics sector, and double the quantity of freight carried by the railways by 2024, SK Sinha, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Thiruvananthapuram division, said in a press release.
Net zero carbon emitter by 2030: Railways begins talks with key stakeholders in solar power sector
"It may be noted that Indian Railways is committed to utilise solar energy for meeting its traction power requirement and become a complete 'green mode of transportation'.
India hands over two modern trains to Nepal
The Konkan Railway delivered two modern Diesel-Electric Multiple Unit (DMUC) trains to the Nepal Railway for Jaynagar-Kurtha broad gauge line on Friday.
Private train operations likely by April 2023: Railways
Allaying fears that the Railways network was being handed over to private parties, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav told the Thursday press conference that private participation in passenger train operations will only be five per cent of the existing 2800 Mail/ Express trains over IR.
BHEL ties up with SwissRapide AG to bring Maglev high-speed trains to India
The Maglev Rail system hovers in the air instead of rolling, due to magnetic levitation, thus the vehicles have no physical contact with the guideway. This enables the system to be highly energy efficient, allows operating speeds of easily up to 500 km/h and significantly reduces the total cost of system ownership.
Nikkei slips ahead of long weekend, railways hit by virus
The Nikkei share average fell 0.58% to 22,751.61 ahead of a four-day weekend, which was supposed to coincide with the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
Northern Railway completes electrification work on 130 km line in Punjab, Haryana
The Northern Railway has completed the electrification work of 130 km section in Punjab and Haryana which will ensure that no more diesel locomotives are used in the stretch.
Domestic demand for steel industry to remain subdued during the first half of FY21: EY
“With all hopes pinned on the domestic market revival for the steel sector, the worries are far from over. Despite a number of domestic user industries showing strong demand trends, demand from some segments are likely to remain subdued,” said EY in a sector report.