Cabinet approves 100% Electrification of Broad Gauge Railway Routes; will lead to greater operational efficiency, savings in fuel bill, reduced carbon footprint and employment generation.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for electrification of balance un-electrified Broad Gauge Railway Routes comprising of 108 sections covering 13,675 route kilometers.
Railways launched ‘Rail Sahyog’ portal to foster greater collaboration with individuals and institutions for improving entire Railway ecosystem.
Railways has identified opportunities in areas wherein corporate collaborations can be fostered which can positively impact the entire ecosystem under Railways. A web portal has been launched, which will provide a platform for the Corporates and PSUs to contribute to creation of amenities at/near Railway Stations through Corporate Social Responsibility funds.
Cleanliness is a service to the Nation: Railways celebrates “Swachhta- Hi- Sewa Abhiyaan” on the commencement of Swachhta Hi Sewa Pakhwada
Railways celebrates ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa Abhiyaan’ on the first day of Swachhta Pakhwada across its entire network including all Zones, Divisions, Production Units & Workshops and Railway PSUs from 15th September to 2nd October 2018 to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation.
Railways gave Mumbaikars another reason to cheer on this Ganesh Chaturthi, started 132 special trains in and around Mumbai to meet passenger rush during the festivities
As the nation was all set to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Railways started 132 special trains between CSMT/LTT/Dadar/Pune – Karmali/Sawantwadi Road/Ratnagiri/Pernem in a bid to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Ganpati festival.
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