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World Bank provides $245 million to help Indian Railways carry more freight, reduce GHG emissions

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 23, 2022 The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a $245 million loan to support India’s efforts to modernize rail freight and logistics infrastructure. The Rail Logistics project will help India shift more traffic from road to rail, making transport—both freight and passenger—more efficient and, reduce millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) ...

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Indian Railways launches Kaushal Vikas Yojana

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, SEPT 17, 2021 Indian Railways on Friday launched Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY) to impart skill training to youth in remote areas. Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launched the RKVY under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana through videoconference from New Delhi. Under this scheme, the Ministry will also set up mobile skill training units to improve reach ...

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Special train between Puri and Yog Nagari Rishikesh

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, JANUARY 22, 2021 The Indian Railways has decided to run special train between Puri and Yog Nagari Rishikesh during Mahakumbh Mela at Haridwar. According to an East Coast Railway communiqué, 08477/08478 Puri-Yog Nagari Rishikesh-Puri Special will leave from Puri at 8:45 PM from January 27 to April 30, 2021; and from Rishikesh at 5:35 AM from January ...

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Indian Railways awards “Regular Supplier” status to JSPL for 60kg 880 grade rails

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, DEC 30 Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) becomes India’s first private company to get “Regular Supplier” status from Indian Railways to supply 60kg 880 grade (90UTS)Rails. With this, Indian Railways, its subsidiary and track laying contractors can source 60kg 880 grade (90UTS) Rails manufactured by JSPL and utilize them for their ongoing and upcoming projects, the ...

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ECoR signs MoU to build 7 more ROBs at a cost of Rs 303.36 crore

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, NOV 25 East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Tuesday signed an MoU with Engineering Projects (India) Limited (EPIL) for construction of seven Road Over Bridges (ROBs) in Odisha at a cost of Rs 303.36 crore to enhance safety of train operations and hassle-free movement of rail and road traffic. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is part of ECoR’s ...

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