Railways

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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Full Electrification of Railways in Next 4 Years: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has informed that a target has been set for full electrification of Indian railways within the next four years. “Railways is continuously increasing electrification for a better, pollution-free future. The target of electrification of the entire railway in the next 3-4 years has been set, making it the world’s first carbon emission-free railway, along […]

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Central Railways Tenders for 165 kW Rooftop Solar Plants

Central Railways has issued an RfP for the installation of rooftop solar PV systems worth 165 kW at two locations in Solapur. Solapur Division-Electrical under the Central Railways has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for the installation of rooftop solar PV systems worth 165 kW at two locations in Solapur. The first plant of […]

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Railways to Go 100% Electric in 10 Years: Piyush Goyal

In an effort to curb its carbon footprint, Piyush Goyal has announced that the Indian Railways will go 100 percent electric in the next 10 years Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the government has decided to put a deadline for 100 percent electrification of the railways. He says that the government plans to complete […]

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Eastern Railways Trials Passenger Train With Solar Roofs

The Eastern Railways recently trialled a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit train with solar panels on its roof between Sahibgunj and Jamalpur in its Malda division In a landmark move the Eastern Railways recently trialled a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) train with solar panels on its roof between Sahibgunj and Jamalpur in its Malda division from […]

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NLC India to Build Solar Power Plants on Railway Land

Railways are going to tie up with NLC and have them put up solar power generation equipment at their investment. Neyveli Lignite Corporation has been tasked with setting up solar power plants on the vacant land of Railways. Addressing the World Mining Congress, Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal said, “The Railways are going […]

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Expansion of Railways to Propel the Instrumentation Cables Market

The market study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global instrumentation cables market for 2017-2021. The report also lists APAC, the Americas, and EMEA as the three major geographical segments, of which APAC had the largest market share of over 35% in 2016. Technavio market research analysts forecast the global instrumentation cables […]

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Annexe Building to Use Solar Power

The CST Annexe Building solar power plant and other passenger amenities were inaugurated by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. The administrative wing of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) building will now meet a fraction of its power requirement through solar power. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the CST solar plant along with a host of other passenger […]

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