Sunday 10 December 2023

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Infrastructure | Railways

Tremors, landslide suspend Konkan Rly till 25 July

For the first time since it has been made fully operational from 26 January 1998, the Konkan railway has suspended its operations along the 760 kms of track from Roha to Mangalore till 25 July, ... READ

Goa-Delhi & milennium special trains for Goa bash

Konkan Railway has announced a special fully air-conditioned millennium special train from Mumbai to Goa on 31 December 1999.The train would leave Mumbai in the morning to reach the tourist state in the evening to ... READ

KRC invents a device to avoid accidents

If the unique invention of the Konkan Railway Corporation works, both the Indian Railways as well as the travellers need not worry much about the frequent accidents taking place, leading to thousands of casualties time ... READ

Invention helps commissioning of century-old rail service

It is really shot in the arm for Indian railways when it reopens the century-old rail service by inventing indigenous technology and makes the people all happy again after a long wait for over three ... READ

KRC loss : Rs 1.5 cr per day !

Lukewarm response from trade and industry has run the three-year old prestigious Konkan railway into huge amount of losses, approximately over Rs 500 crore, which works out to around Rs 1.5 crore every day.While the ... READ

Rly Board scuttling Konkan Rly plans ?

All is still not well on the prestigious Konkan railway route, though India's longest route of 760 kms is finally opened, connecting Delhi to Kerala along the western coast.The pain in the neck is reportedly ... READ

Khalap hurries to flag off Konkan Rly

Politicians never think practical, but political. Union law minister Ramakant Khalap is no exception to the rule.As the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd has succeeded in breaking through the most problematic Pernem tunnel on Saturday, he ... READ

Pernem tunnel holds KRC to ransom

Yet another collapse of the Pernem tunnel, the only one holding the whole 760 km long Konkan railway line to ransom, in Goa sector has postponed the deadline, making its commissioning impossible before January 1998.Though ... READ

After completion, challenge of debt clearance awaits KRC

With more than half of its annual income to be spent in clearing debts, the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd has to face yet another challenge of managing the 760 km-long route with mere Rs 220 ... READ

Paswan flexes muscles against lapses

The railway ministry seems to have geared up to systematise the Indian railways, by taking stern action against the officers responsible for lapses and waste of funds.After suspending six railway officials and dismissing one in ... READ