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Railways Loads Record 114.8 MT Freight in May

Railways Loads Record 114.8 MT Freight in May

Amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Railways’ freight business registered the highest ever loading in May. The world’s fourth-largest rail transporter clocked 114.8 million tonnes (MT) of freight, which was 9.7 per cent more than May 2019. Important items transported included 54.52 MT of coal, 15.12 MT of iron ore, 5.61...

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The Bailout Plan

The Bailout Plan

Is the Indian Railways chugging towards a gargantuan bailout? Startling as it may sound, the question is within the realms of plausibility given the lumbering behemoth's financials.

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Connecting India

Connecting India

Trains and the national railway network are meant not only for the physical movement of people and goods but also to enhance the overall quality of life of an average Indian, through innovation and corresponding investments in futuristic technology.

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Railways to install solar panels in passenger coaches

Railways to install solar panels in passenger coaches

With the national transport retrofitting its passenger trains with flexible solar panels, the Indian Railways will now run its fans, lights and mobile charging slots on the coaches on solar energy. Due to the slow running of trains, four passenger trains face the problem of running down of batteries.

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We want to ‘Make in India’ for India’s railway industry

We want to ‘Make in India’ for India’s railway industry

Subrat Nath, Area Director, Asia-Pacific, Talgo, a privately-held rolling stock and maintenance equipment manufacturer headquartered at Madrid, says that the firm is keen to not only change the way railway journeys are undertaken in India, but also make the country a major manufacturing hub for its products.