Chitresh Shrivastva, Railway Policy Analyst, examines the issues that hinder India’s pursuit of high-speed rail, and explains why it is not the time for apprehension if India is to keep pace with developments in technology.
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Indian Railways’ Freight Business Development portal: A one stop smart solution for freight customers
Manoj Krishna Akhouri and Amit Kumar Jain, colleagues from the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS) - an IT arm of the Ministry of Railways, Government of India - explore the integral role that rail freight plays in their country and explain how Indian Railways are championing technology tailored to…
The New Delhi Station redevelopment project will include features that ensure multi-modal transport integration and development.
Alstom will design, supply and install the signalling, train control and telecommunication system for the new semi-high-speed rail line.
Sachinder Mohan Sharma, Group General Manager at the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), explores the details behind building a corridor with appropriate technology that enables Indian Railways to regain its market share of freight transport by creating additional capacity and guaranteeing efficient, reliable, safe and cheaper options…
Priya Agrawal, Deputy Chief Signal and Telecom Engineer at Indian Railways, explores how the fourth largest railway network in the world is taking a smart approach in shifting from periodic maintenance to condition-based and predictive maintenance regimes.
Martha Lawrence and Helena Goetsch from the World Bank explain that railways can tap into private sector financing for much needed investment, using a variety of instruments at sovereign, corporate and project levels. But the keys to unlocking that financing are funding and risk mitigation.
India’s National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) and Bombardier Transportation have unveilled the train design for India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS), inspired by Delhi’s iconic monument, The Lotus Temple.
The cushions, which feature FlexoFoam's in-house formulation of Fire-Retardant Polyurethane Foam, complies with all FST requirements of EN45545 HL3.
Dr. Amit Kumar Jain from Indian Railways and the Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), Government of India, tells Global Railway Review how the ‘New India New Railway’ initiative is looking to the private sector for a US$ 4 billion investment opportunity in the operation of passenger trains, in order…
Samir Lohani, Executive Director (Standards)/Carriage at the Indian Railways’ Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), explains how Indian Railways is working on research projects with the Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur and Kharagpur to develop and improve LHB coach bogies.
With Mumbai’s suburban rail network expecting to see a sharp fall in ridership post-COVID-19, will locals choose to commute around the city by walking and cycling instead? Srishti Gupta from the Mumbai Division of Indian Railways’ Central Railway, and Vignesh Prasanna, Co-Founder of The Bridge Project, explore further.
Dellner is reacting to its customers’ and national requirements for localisation by establishing local workshops in order to provide an efficient locals-with-locals model.
The redevelopment will include updating New Delhi station's art architecture, facilities and public amenities in order to provide superior services to rail passengers.
Shilpi Bishnoi, Director, Traffic Commercial (Rates) at India’s Ministry of Railways, believes Indian Railways should use the current crisis as an opportunity to create a new business model by overhauling its passenger and freight segments, and that there are three areas the railway company should focus on now in order…