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Andhra Pradesh railway line doubling work completed in one go

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.
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))
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))
Published on Oct 23, 2020 06:53 PM IST
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Shifting of Ambala oil terminal gathers pace, truckers protest

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
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)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 09:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Ambala | ByBhavey Nagpal, Ambala

1984 Riot: Sikh passengers dragged out of trains and killed, police arrested none: SIT

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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Updated on Jan 15, 2020 10:56 PM IST
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Schoolteacher, daughter hurt as scooter hits pothole in Chandigarh

Sector 38 resident receives hairline fracture on hand, wounds on leg; councillor says pothole was repaired two months ago
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Published on Dec 01, 2019 01:31 AM IST
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HT Correspondent | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

16-year-old girl comes under train in Ludhiana, survives, but loses legs

Victim kept on standing on the tracks in panic when she saw the train approaching
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Updated on Oct 25, 2019 10:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By, Ludhiana

Drone survey planned for new railway line

The surveys will cover a stretch of 67km between Kalyan and Kasara, 16km between Kasara and Igatpuri, and 34km between Badlapur and Palasdhari.
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)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 03:35 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

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

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 04:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

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

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 10:07 AM IST
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Ahmedabad | ByPress Trust of India

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

CBTC is a railway signalling system, operating on telecommunications between track equipment and the train, which results in better management of rail traffic.
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)
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 05:09 AM IST
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MUMBAI | ByAroosa Ahmed

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

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.
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)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 11:48 PM IST
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CR’s new skywalk to link Prabhadevi RoB to Parel station

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.
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)
Published on Jul 24, 2019 12:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Shifting of rail assets for bullet train project begins

Railway lines along the Vadodara yard, falling in the high-speed train route, would also be shifted, the official said.
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)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 06:17 PM IST
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On July 1, central line commuters to wear black bands to protest delays

Suburban railway passenger associations said that despite reaching out to the railway authorities, no action has been taken yet.
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)
Updated on Jun 24, 2019 03:54 AM IST
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MUTP-3A: Drones to help find land, survey the works

Surveys of the Vasai-Bhayander creek are currently being undertaken in order to determine the land required for the project.
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)
Published on May 03, 2019 05:28 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed

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

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.
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)
Updated on Apr 30, 2019 03:19 PM IST
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Body of man with throat slit found in northwest Delhi

A case has been registered and a probe initiated, a senior police officer said.
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)
Updated on Apr 21, 2019 06:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Sai Kunj residents block work on MCG sewer line

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.
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)
Published on Mar 19, 2019 12:55 AM IST
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Tender awarded for new sewage line in C1 block of Palam Vihar

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.
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)
Published on Mar 02, 2019 03:36 AM IST
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43 live cartridges found near railway line in Pune

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
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)
Updated on Nov 24, 2018 03:21 PM IST
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UP districts shift annual fairs away from railway tracks

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.
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)
Updated on Nov 16, 2018 12:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent

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

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.
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)
Published on Oct 28, 2018 11:48 PM IST
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Victims of Amritsar train tragedy say private hospitals charged fee for treatment

DC says one of the hospitals has been found guilty during probe, told to refund money to patient
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)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 11:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByMandeep Kaur Narula, Amritsar

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

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.
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)
Updated on Oct 17, 2018 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByFaizan Haider

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

The nets were installed a week ago as a month-long experiment to find whether it can work as a deterrent
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)
Published on Oct 03, 2018 11:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

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

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:

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)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 08:49 PM IST
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Mumbai to get 78 semi air-conditioned local trains on Western, Central lines

Railway agency issues tenders to get 39 AC trains, coaches of which will be attached to non-AC trains
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)
Published on Jul 02, 2018 11:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Security takes backseat at Ludhiana railway station

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
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)
Updated on Jun 21, 2018 01:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAmarpal Singh, Ludhiana

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

Despite tall claims of preparedness, BMC, could not prevent water-logging in the city, though it was prompt in sending out Twitter alerts.
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)
Updated on Jun 12, 2018 11:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

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

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.
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)
Updated on Jun 07, 2018 03:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | By, Patiala

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

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.
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)
Updated on May 23, 2018 01:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haider
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