Now travelling to Statue of Unity becomes easier; Hon’ble President Shri Ramnath Kovind laid the foundation stone of new ultra modern Railway Station at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, laid the foundation stone of the Kevadia Railway Station in district Narmada, Gujarat on 15th December 2018. Coming up of this station would speed up the development of the region and would lead to an increased flow of tourists to the ‘Statue of Unity’.
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read more > Railways to invest 480 crore to build 2,000 more coaches with MCF which will give a boost to employment opportunities

Modern Coach Factory (MCF) is transformed into a world-class project under 'Make in India' initiative. In order to boost employment opportunities and to give proper space to small-scale industries, Railways has decided to increase the capacity of MCF by building 2,000 more coaches with an investment of 480 crore.
Nepal gets its first modern train tracks, as the new Rail Line connecting the 34-km stretch between Janakpur in Nepal to Bihar's Jay Nagar is raising hopes for more businesses along the route & deepening bilateral ties

New shiny rails connecting the 34 kilometers (21 miles) between Janakpur in southeastern Nepal and Jay Nagar in Bihar are raising hopes for more business and pilgrimages. Millions of Hindu devotees travel every year to the Ram Janaki temple in Janakpur. The new line will be able to handle bigger trains carrying more passengers than the old trains.
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read more > Railways dedicates India’s first Rail University to the nation; the first of its kind institution in the nation

Indian Railways opened the doors of India's first railway university in Vadodara, Gujarat on 15th December 2018. Dedicated to the nation, it is the first of its kind institution in the nation. This deemed university, National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) will offer professional courses in technology and management of transportation networks.
Railways has slashed haulage rates on transport of empty containers & empty flat wagons by 25% in order to facilitate greater movement of freight from sea ports

Ministry of Railways has taken an innovative business decision to give a discount of 25% on extant haulage rate per Twenty Feet Equivalent Unit (TEU) on transport of empty containers as well empty flat container wagons in order to facilitate movement of containers by rail towards ports, thereby leading to higher loading by rail from ports.
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read more > Commuters on Mumbai's local trains can breathe a sigh relief with the introduction of two new 15-Coach Trains on the busy Virar-Andheri section, increasing capacity by 33% and substantially reducing crowding

The Western Railway (WR) will be adding 22 more services from January 2019. Not only that, it will also add two more trains of 15 cars each. The addition is expected to increase the passenger capacity by 33%. The WR authorities, in the first phase, will procure two rakes that will enable them to operate 15-car trains running 22 services.
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