Indian railways

L&T Construction Bags Rs 1,000 – Rs 2,500 Cr Orders from Indian Railways’ SPV for Electrification

Conglomerate Larsen & Toubro’s construction arm, L&T Construction, has won significant contracts worth Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 2,500 crore for the electrification works from DFCCIL, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) of Indian Railways. The company has won this order through its Railways Strategic Business Unit in consortium with Kyosan Electric Manufacturing, a Japanese company […]

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Indian Railways Ready to Launch Hydrogen-Powered Trains: Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways is working on the development of a Hydrogen-powered suburban train and has floated an EoI for industry participation, Piyush Goyal has said. Indian Railways is working on the development of a Hydrogen-powered suburban train and has floated an Expression of Interest for industry participation, Union Minister for Railways and Commerce Piyush Goyal has […]

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Railways to Save Rs 121.5 Cr Yearly via Addl Power in 2 States from BRBCL

In a bid to economize electricity bill and reduce operating costs, Indian Railways has started the flow of additional power from Bhartiya Rail Bijli Company Ltd (BRBCL) in the states of Bihar and Rajasthan. The Railway ministry said in a statement that, it had commenced the flow of additional 50 MW power, total 100 MW, […]

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Railways to Source 1GW Solar, 100MW Wind By 2021-22: Piyush Goyal

In a bid to go green, Indian Railways has planned to source about 1 GW (1,000 MW) of solar energy and approx. 200 MW of wind energy progressively by 2021-22, said Piyush Goyal. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, this information was provided by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce […]

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Indian Railways to be Transformed Into ‘Green Railways’

With the goal of transforming the Indian Railways into “Green Railways”, complete electrification of the Railway network has been approved by CCEA With the goal of transforming the Indian Railways into “Green Railways”, complete electrification of the Railway network has been approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) which will reduce its carbon footprint […]

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Railways Tenders for Procurement of Power From Hybrid Projects

The Indian Railways has issued an RfS, inviting bids from eligible parties to procure power from wind and solar hybrid projects. The Railway Energy Management Company (REMCL), on behalf of the Indian Railways, has issued a Request for Selection (RfS), inviting bids from eligible parties to procure power from wind and solar hybrid projects. The […]

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ADB Grants $750 Mn For Railway Track Electrification in India

ADB has signed off on what is its largest single nonsovereign loan ever committed, for the electrification of the Indian railway network. A project expected to help India’s railway sector transition to electric power and away from dependence on fossil fuels. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed an agreement to provide $750 million (Rs […]

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Indian Railways Looking to Bid Out 4 GW of Solar Projects

In the first phase, the project will produce 6.6 billion units of power. In a bid to become a net-green transporter, the Indian Railways is planning to replace 4,000 MW of coal-fired electricity to run its trains with solar energy from modules deployed on both sides of select electrified tracks in 10 states. The Railway […]

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Railways to Install Solar Panel on More Trains

Indian Railways have already provided solar panels on roof top of 19 Narrow Gauge coaches on Trains in Kalka – Shimla and Kangra Valley. Railways have taken a decision to install rooftop solar panels on two day running trains in Northern and Southern Railway, Minister of State of Railways, Rajen Gohain said in the Lok […]

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