Monday , 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: Indian Railways

Railway stations to be modernised

The Indian Railways has established a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to modernise the railway stations in the country, and to maximise their potential as revenue generators. Two subsidiaries of the Railways, Ircon International Limited and Rail Land Development Authority, recently signed an MoU to form the SPV called Railway Stations Development Corporation. The corporation will explore using Railways’ land and ...

Trains to have 5-digit numbers

With the number of trains run by the Indian Railways exceeding 10,000 trains per day, the Indian Railways has switched over to a new 5-digit scheme for numbering the trains. According to the Railways, the new scheme will enable it to monitor trains more effectively and also make the system more scientific, computer friendly and logical. The migration to the ...

Green Energy Initiatives of Indian Railways

The Indian Railways (IR) has set up its first wind farm at Integral Coach Factory, Tamil Nadu in its efforts to use renewable energy. It has also committed itself to having all its buildings constructed after 2008 to comply with the Energy Conservation Building Code. A look at IR’s commitment to green energy.

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