India’s longest transportation tunnel is now open on Indian Railways USBRL rail link in J&K – top facts – Times of India

India’s longest transportation railway tunnel is now open! Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the longest transportation tunnel in the country, as he launched the first electrified trains in the Kashmir valley on the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL). Additionally, he also unveiled the 48.1-km-long Banihal-Khari-Sumber-Sangaldan section.As per the Northern Railway (NR), trains can now…

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Is the food quality on Indian Railways trains compromised? Here’s what a Parliament Panel report says – Times of India

Food on Indian Railways trains: The Public Accounts Committee has recently presented a report to the Lok Sabha, stating that frequent changes in the railways’ catering policy and discrepancies in its implementation have led to compromised food quality, hygiene, and cleanliness. The committee, chaired by Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, conducted a detailed examination of…

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Swiss expertise for Indian Railways! Collaboration with Switzerland firms for tunnelling works on Rishikesh-Karan Prayag, Udhampur-Srinagar projects – Times of India

Swiss tunneling expertise for Indian Railways! The Indian Railways has joined hands with Swiss firms for tunnelling works in multiple projects, including the Rishikesh-Karna Prayag New Railway Line and the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link, as per information shared by Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in the Rajya Sabha. According to a PTI report, in response to a…

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Explained: What is Vande Bharat standard of trains to which 40,000 Indian Railways coaches will be upgraded? | – Times of India

Indian Railways will in the coming years upgrade 40,000 conventional coaches to “Vande Bharat standards”. The national transporter introduced the first Vande Bharat premium train in 2019. The Vande Bharat Express is a self-propelled semi-high speed train service that is increasingly being seen as the face of change for passenger travel on Indian Railways.“Forty thousand…

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Indian Railways sets record with highest-ever Capex utilization in 9 months of this fiscal year | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a remarkable achievement, Indian Railways has reported its highest-ever capital expenditure (Capex) utilization, reaching an impressive 75 per cent during the initial nine months of the current fiscal year from April 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023.As per the official data provided by the Ministry, the Railways has demonstrated its commitment to…

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Big achievement for Indian Railways! Indigenous Kavach anti-train collision system tested successfully at 160 kmph speed – Times of India

Kavach successful at 160 kmph speed! A recent trial conducted by the North Central Railway’s Agra Division has shown promising results for the braking parameters of the Kavach anti-train collision system. The trial, which took place on the Palwal-Mathura section, involved a semi-high speed engine fitted with the Kavach system. The indigenous Kavach anti-train collision…

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