Wednesday 21 February 2024

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Infrastructure | Railways

Yet another KRC deadline to go off track

Yet another deadline of fully commissioning the Konkan railway is expected to go off the track, despite the fact that the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd engineers are making all efforts to fulfil its promise, at ... READ

North-South meet not before '98 ?

The Konkan railway entered Goa on June 1 from southwards, till its border taluka of Canacona, joining 125 km long line from Kundapur. But passing it through Goa and joining it to Sawantwadi, the northern ... READ

Centre bars total port privatisation

The central government has warned the state government that it would not tolerate total privatisation of minor ports, but would allow only private participation into it, with the ownership being retained with the state authorities.The ... READ

KRC plans to seek $ 40 m more

In addition to the $ 70 million borrowed earlier from the Bank of America, the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd is planning to seek $ 40 million more, to put an end to its financial crisis.The ... READ

Commissioning by Feb may remain a pipe dream

Is it really possible to commission the long-awaited 760 km-long Konkan railway from Roha to Mangalore in next three months ? Will the dream of coastal population of western India come true at last ?Hopes ... READ

Roha-Mangalore impossible before monsoons

The much-awaited Konkan railway will not be able to run from Roha to Mangalore before monsoons next year, much against the tall claims made by the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) authorities to fully commission ... READ

Money crunch slows down Konkan railway

Making no budgetary provision to cover the shortfall of Rs 3000 million has thrown all the plans to complete the prestigious Konkan railway project by October this year to the winds. Railway Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, ... READ