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Of the total length of 221-km of the project, 124 km has been completed while the balance 97 km is due for completion by mid-2021(File Photo (Representative Image))

Andhra Pradesh railway line doubling work completed in one go

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Amaravati
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 06:53 PM IST
The project would boost the agriculture and aquaculture- driven economy of central coastal Andhra and strengthen rail transport infrastructure for seamless movement of freight and passenger traffic.
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The shifting of the 40-acre terminal has been pending for years(HT Photo)
The shifting of the 40-acre terminal has been pending for years(HT Photo)

Shifting of Ambala oil terminal gathers pace, truckers protest

By Bhavey Nagpal | Hindustan Times/Ambala, Ambala
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 09:45 PM IST
Locals have long demanded that the terminal be shifted because of the high population density around it and its proximity to the railway lines and the national highway
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1984 Riot: Sikh passengers dragged out of trains and killed, police arrested none: SIT

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 10:56 PM IST
The report said the incidents had happened on November 1 and 2, 1984, at five railway stations of Delhi — Nangloi, Kishanganj, Dayabasti, Shahdara and Tuglakabad
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Schoolteacher, daughter hurt as scooter hits pothole in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:31 AM IST
Sector 38 resident receives hairline fracture on hand, wounds on leg; councillor says pothole was repaired two months ago
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16-year-old girl comes under train in Ludhiana, survives, but loses legs

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 10:47 PM IST
Victim kept on standing on the tracks in panic when she saw the train approaching
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Central Railway (CR) plans to conduct drone surveys on 117-km railway stretch for the construction of an additional line between Kalyan and Kasara stations.(Hindustan Times)
Central Railway (CR) plans to conduct drone surveys on 117-km railway stretch for the construction of an additional line between Kalyan and Kasara stations.(Hindustan Times)

Drone survey planned for new railway line

By Aroosa Ahmed | Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 03:35 AM IST
The surveys will cover a stretch of 67km between Kalyan and Kasara, 16km between Kasara and Igatpuri, and 34km between Badlapur and Palasdhari.
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Owing to this failure both railway lines heading to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) and Panvel were shut.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Owing to this failure both railway lines heading to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus(CSMT) and Panvel were shut.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

Mumbai: Harbour line services affected,commuters may face delay during peak hours

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 04:16 PM IST
Mumbai harbour line: This is because an engine of goods train failed at Kurla railway station on the harbour railway platform. The failure occurred at 2.45 pm and was rectified and engine was removed at 3.15 pm.
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The fare for the Mumbai- Ahmedabad bullet train would be around Rs 3,000, an official of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) said on Thursday.(Pramod Thakur/HT File Photo)
The fare for the Mumbai- Ahmedabad bullet train would be around Rs 3,000, an official of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) said on Thursday.(Pramod Thakur/HT File Photo)

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fare to be around Rs 3,000, says official

By Press Trust of India | Ahmedabad
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 10:07 AM IST
A new railway station for the bullet train will be built over the existing railway lines on the eastern side above platform no 10, 11 and 12. The bullet train corridor will have 12 stations across its 508-km stretch between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
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The project will take four years to be implemented on all three suburban railway lines.(HT image)
The project will take four years to be implemented on all three suburban railway lines.(HT image)

With new tech, you may get more suburban trains during peak hours

By Aroosa Ahmed | MUMBAI
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 05:09 AM IST
CBTC is a railway signalling system, operating on telecommunications between track equipment and the train, which results in better management of rail traffic.
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The flyover and underpass being constructed at the Bajghera railway crossing may not be opened before September 30, a senior official of the Indian Railways said. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
The flyover and underpass being constructed at the Bajghera railway crossing may not be opened before September 30, a senior official of the Indian Railways said. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Opening of Bajghera flyover not possible before September 30, railway work still incomplete

By Dhananjay Jha | Gurugram
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 11:48 PM IST
The PWD is also the custodian authority of the road leading from Krishna Chowk (near Palam Vihar C 1 Block) to Delhi via Bajghera railway crossing, New Palam Vihar and Bijwasan, on which the flyover is being built. A team of PWD officials inspected progress of the work on Friday.
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The skywalk will be constructed on the eastern end of Parel station, starting from platforms one and two to the newly-constructed 12m wide foot overbridge and then to the RoB.(Samson Tupdal/HT Photo)
The skywalk will be constructed on the eastern end of Parel station, starting from platforms one and two to the newly-constructed 12m wide foot overbridge and then to the RoB.(Samson Tupdal/HT Photo)

CR’s new skywalk to link Prabhadevi RoB to Parel station

By Aroosa Ahmed | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:43 AM IST
This will enable commuters walking on the RoB to directly reach Parel station’s platforms without having to go through Prabhadevi railway station, which falls on the adjacent Western Railway (WR) line.
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A senior NHSRCL official told IANS, structures of the Western Railway, like cabins and offices, falling in area sanctioned for the high-speed rail corridor, were being relocated.(HT Photo)
A senior NHSRCL official told IANS, structures of the Western Railway, like cabins and offices, falling in area sanctioned for the high-speed rail corridor, were being relocated.(HT Photo)

Shifting of rail assets for bullet train project begins

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 06:17 PM IST
Railway lines along the Vadodara yard, falling in the high-speed train route, would also be shifted, the official said.
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The associations said that railway authorities are not paying attention to the plea of commuters.(HT Photo)
The associations said that railway authorities are not paying attention to the plea of commuters.(HT Photo)

On July 1, central line commuters to wear black bands to protest delays

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 03:54 AM IST
Suburban railway passenger associations said that despite reaching out to the railway authorities, no action has been taken yet.
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MUTP-3A: Drones to help find land, survey the works (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)
MUTP-3A: Drones to help find land, survey the works (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)

MUTP-3A: Drones to help find land, survey the works

By Aroosa Ahmed | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 05:28 AM IST
Surveys of the Vasai-Bhayander creek are currently being undertaken in order to determine the land required for the project.
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Police officials reached the spot and tried to bring the situation under control but soon the agitated mob started pelting stones at them. Policemen had to resort to force to disperse the crowd.(HT Photo)
Police officials reached the spot and tried to bring the situation under control but soon the agitated mob started pelting stones at them. Policemen had to resort to force to disperse the crowd.(HT Photo)

Minor girl crushed to death, mob disrupts rail, road traffic

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, PATNA
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 03:19 PM IST
After the accident, the tractor driver fled, leaving the vehicle at Vidyapuri locality. Agitated locals blocked the Hilsa-fatuha railway line, halting the Islampur-hatia express for a few minutes.
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Police were informed around 7.55 am about the unknown body lying near railway line at Azadpur flyover, they said.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Police were informed around 7.55 am about the unknown body lying near railway line at Azadpur flyover, they said.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Body of man with throat slit found in northwest Delhi

By Press Trust of India | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 06:13 AM IST
A case has been registered and a probe initiated, a senior police officer said.
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Digging work was being carried out by MCG’s contractor to lay a sewer line from Shankar Vihar to the sewage treatment plant at Dhanvapur.(HT Photo)
Digging work was being carried out by MCG’s contractor to lay a sewer line from Shankar Vihar to the sewage treatment plant at Dhanvapur.(HT Photo)

Sai Kunj residents block work on MCG sewer line

By Dhananjay Jha | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 12:55 AM IST
The residents said they are not against the sewer line project, but were concerned about commuting between New Palam Vihar and Palam Vihar as the digging would block the Chauma crossing — the nearest option available currently.
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Tender awarded for new sewage line in C1 block of Palam Vihar. (Photo by Yogesh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Yogesh Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Tender awarded for new sewage line in C1 block of Palam Vihar. (Photo by Yogesh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Yogesh Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Tender awarded for new sewage line in C1 block of Palam Vihar

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 03:36 AM IST
The service lane of C-1 Block is approximately 600 metres long and is flanked by the Rewari-Gurgaon railway line, also known as Bajghera railway crossing, on one end and meets the Palam Vihar-Ashok Vihar road at Krishna Chowk on the other.
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A woman in Chinchwad found a bag full of live cartridges near a railway line in Pimpri in the early hours of Friday.(PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)
A woman in Chinchwad found a bag full of live cartridges near a railway line in Pimpri in the early hours of Friday.(PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)

43 live cartridges found near railway line in Pune

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 03:21 PM IST
A woman in Chinchwad found a bag full of live cartridges near a railway line in Pimpri in the early hours of Friday. The red cloth bag was discovered near the side of the track, said officials
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Traditionally, the fair was organised on either side of the tracks.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Traditionally, the fair was organised on either side of the tracks.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

UP districts shift annual fairs away from railway tracks

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2018 12:46 PM IST
The Pilibhit District Administration has ordered a venue-shift of its annual fair (called Dussehra fair even though Dussehra is over) to be held for three days from November 17.
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The railways will study specification of coaches used in the Qinghai-Tibet line in China, before manufacturing these coaches. The Qinghai-Tibet line is at an elevation of 2,000 metres above sea level.(HT/Picture for representation)
The railways will study specification of coaches used in the Qinghai-Tibet line in China, before manufacturing these coaches. The Qinghai-Tibet line is at an elevation of 2,000 metres above sea level.(HT/Picture for representation)

Proposed Bilaspur-Leh train will have high-altitude coaches, doctors

By Faizan Haidar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2018 11:48 PM IST
The Indian Railways, which is set to execute its toughest project till date, has begun discussion on special coaches for the world’s highest railway line, which will run at an elevation of 5,360 metres above the sea level.
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One of the injured, Pamma, with his relatives during the protest.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
One of the injured, Pamma, with his relatives during the protest.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Victims of Amritsar train tragedy say private hospitals charged fee for treatment

By Mandeep Kaur Narula | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 11:51 AM IST
DC says one of the hospitals has been found guilty during probe, told to refund money to patient
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The proposed Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line will have many firsts to its credit. At 5,360 meters above the sea level, it will be the world’s highest railway line.(HT File Photo)
The proposed Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line will have many firsts to its credit. At 5,360 meters above the sea level, it will be the world’s highest railway line.(HT File Photo)

At 5,360 meters above sea level, Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail line to be world’s highest

By Faizan Haider | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:09 PM IST
The project will include 74 tunnels, 124 major bridges and 396 minor bridges, according to the first phase of the survey done for the project.
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Since November last year, CR has removed nearly 150,000 cubic metres (m3) of trash — equivalent to 7,500 fully-filled BMC dumper trucks — from railway tracks between CSMT and Sandhurst Road station.(HT Photo)
Since November last year, CR has removed nearly 150,000 cubic metres (m3) of trash — equivalent to 7,500 fully-filled BMC dumper trucks — from railway tracks between CSMT and Sandhurst Road station.(HT Photo)

Central Railway installs nets to minimise trash dumping on Mumbai train tracks

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2018 11:47 PM IST
The nets were installed a week ago as a month-long experiment to find whether it can work as a deterrent
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The prime minister, who arrived in Bhubaneswar earlier on Saturday, addressed the public at an event in Talcher after inaugurating the Talcher Fertilizer Plant.(BJP Photo)
The prime minister, who arrived in Bhubaneswar earlier on Saturday, addressed the public at an event in Talcher after inaugurating the Talcher Fertilizer Plant.(BJP Photo)

PM in Odisha Highlights: Narendra Modi inaugurates state’s second airport

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2018 08:49 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Odisha to inaugurate a local airport in Jharsuguda to ease transportation in the state. The prime minister, who arrived in Bhubaneswar earlier on Saturday, addressed the public at an event in Talcher after inaugurating the Talcher Fertilizer Plant. PM Modi is also expected to visit Chhattisgarh’s Janjgir Champa where he is will lay the foundation stone for highway projects and a railway line. Here are the highlights:

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In less than five months since its launch, Mumbai’s air-conditioned train service carried more than 10 lakh commuters.(HT Photo)
In less than five months since its launch, Mumbai’s air-conditioned train service carried more than 10 lakh commuters.(HT Photo)

Mumbai to get 78 semi air-conditioned local trains on Western, Central lines

By Aroosa Ahmed | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2018 11:32 PM IST
Railway agency issues tenders to get 39 AC trains, coaches of which will be attached to non-AC trains
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Many passengers also enter station by walking along the railway lines from Lakkar Bridge and Jagraon Bridge areas.(HT Photo)
Many passengers also enter station by walking along the railway lines from Lakkar Bridge and Jagraon Bridge areas.(HT Photo)

Security takes backseat at Ludhiana railway station

By Amarpal Singh | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 01:03 PM IST
Non-functional scanning equipment, out-of-order CCTV cameras, defunct metal detectors put passengers safety at risk; miscreants and unauthorised vendors enter the station from unmanned multiple entries
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Several areas in the city, such as Gandhi Market in King’s Circle (in photo), got water-logged on Saturday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Several areas in the city, such as Gandhi Market in King’s Circle (in photo), got water-logged on Saturday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Monsoon in Mumbai: BMC is better with updates, but fails in planning

By Sanjana Bhalerao | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 11:34 AM IST
Despite tall claims of preparedness, BMC, could not prevent water-logging in the city, though it was prompt in sending out Twitter alerts.
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The DLMW developed and dispatched two electric locomotives earlier this year.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
The DLMW developed and dispatched two electric locomotives earlier this year.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Herculean task for DLMW to produce 60 electrical locomotives in 10 months

By Navrajdeep Singh | Hindustan Times, Patiala, Patiala
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 03:37 PM IST
Deadline March ’19: The delay in purchase and supply of raw material for the production of electric locomotive engines had halted the work at the workshop for around a month.
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While the Railway Protection Force has a sanctioned strength of 74,456 personnel, it has a head count of just 67,000 – a majority of whom are posted at police stations across the country.(Nitin Kanotra / HT File)
While the Railway Protection Force has a sanctioned strength of 74,456 personnel, it has a head count of just 67,000 – a majority of whom are posted at police stations across the country.(Nitin Kanotra / HT File)

Railway police recovered stolen property worth Rs 2.93 cr, arrested 6,603 thieves in 2017-18

By Faizan Haider | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 01:18 PM IST
The Railway Protection Force is particularly intent on preventing the theft of engineering items such as rail tracks and fish plates, which may compromise passenger safety.
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