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Train on high-speed trial run crushes four people near Haridwar

The train was on a trial run at 100 kmph to test the newly laid Haridwar-Laksar double line track.
The accident took place Thursday evening near Jamalpur railway crossing in the rural segment of Haridwar.(Representational image/Getty Images)
The accident took place Thursday evening near Jamalpur railway crossing in the rural segment of Haridwar.(Representational image/Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 12:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haridwar | ByHT Correspondent

Amritsar train tragedy: Magisterial probe gives train driver benefit of doubt

The probe report that was made public by the Punjab Human Rights Organization (PHRO), an NGO, on Saturday, has put light on the role of the loko pilot in 5th section of the report in detail.
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Published on Dec 29, 2019 10:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar

Shimla’s iconic church bell will ring after 38 years this Christmas

The Christ Church on the Ridge in Shimla is a landmark monument and enduring legacy of the British Raj. Its bell and chimes, which had been awaiting repair due to lack of funds, have finally been restored and will ring in Christmas this time after 38 years.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
The Christ Church on the Ridge in Shimla is a landmark monument and enduring legacy of the British Raj. Its bell and chimes, which had been awaiting repair due to lack of funds, have finally been restored and will ring in Christmas this time after 38 years.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 01:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByGaurav Bisht, Shimla

Trial successful, Vande Bharat Express all set for inaugural run on Oct 3

Passengers from New Delhi can now reach Katra in eight hours; other express trains take up to 12 hours
The Vande Bharat Express, during its trial run between Delhi and Katra, halts at Ludhiana Railway Station, Monday, July 22, 2019.(PTI file photo)
The Vande Bharat Express, during its trial run between Delhi and Katra, halts at Ludhiana Railway Station, Monday, July 22, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 03:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAmarpal Singh, Ludhiana

Chandigarh to get water for two more hours from September 29

Badnore to commission new phases of Kajauli waterworks on September 28
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 12:29 AM IST
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Phase 5, 6 of Kajauli waterworks: More supply on the way, MC to phase out tubewells

Focus to be on improving supply, not increasing the hours
Published on Sep 11, 2019 12:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByVivek Gupta, Chandigarh

Mumbai likely to get second AC local by September-end

After the second AC train is introduced, WR will consider operating these locals on the weekends also. Currently, the local is sent for maintenance on Saturdays and Sundays.
The Western Railway (WR) is set to introduce the second air-conditioned (AC) local by the end of this month, taking the number of AC train services to 32 from the current 16.(PTI)
The Western Railway (WR) is set to introduce the second air-conditioned (AC) local by the end of this month, taking the number of AC train services to 32 from the current 16.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 12:32 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByAroosa Ahmed, Mumbai

Navi Mumbai Metro inches closer to reality

Cidco has divided the Navi Mumbai Metro project into four phases. The first phase of 11.10km (which is now under implementation) starts from Belapur railway station and ends to Pendhar near Taloja.
A Metro train rumbles out of the yard at Taloja recently. It ran for 3km till Pendhar. Cidco said the first phase would be ready by August 2020.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT)
A Metro train rumbles out of the yard at Taloja recently. It ran for 3km till Pendhar. Cidco said the first phase would be ready by August 2020.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT)
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 01:27 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai

Delhi airport to start facial recognition entry’s trial run at T3 from Friday

After successful completion of the trial, the DIAL said this facial recognition facility would be officially launched at Terminal 3, and subsequently at other terminals of Delhi airport.
After successful completion of the trial, the DIAL said this facial recognition facility would be officially launched at Terminal 3, and subsequently at other terminals of Delhi airport.(HT imaage)
After successful completion of the trial, the DIAL said this facial recognition facility would be officially launched at Terminal 3, and subsequently at other terminals of Delhi airport.(HT imaage)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 08:47 PM IST
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Pune Metro trials to begin before December

According to Maha-Metro, even as work order has been issued for 102 coaches, the trial run would be done on coaches brought from Nagpur.
Metro work in progress near Kharalwadi in Pimpri on Monday.(HT/PHOTO)
Metro work in progress near Kharalwadi in Pimpri on Monday.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 04:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

At 470 feet below earth’s surface, Kaleshwaram pump house is world’s largest

According to the revised Detailed Project Report, the government proposes to lift more water from the Godavari to bring additional land under cultivation. Last week, the government issued orders according to administrative sanction to the irrigation department for the construction of extra reservoirs and canal systems.
The Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project in Telangana is estimated to cost over Rs 80,000 crore.(HT PHOTO.)
The Kaleshwaram lift irrigation project in Telangana is estimated to cost over Rs 80,000 crore.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 07:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Gurugram’s Shankar Chowk to remain pedestrian friendly till Tuesday

“Despite heavy rains in the afternoon, the experiment did not lead to any congestion or traffic snarls at the Chowk, which was one of the concerns raised,” said Sarika Panda Bhatt, founder of the Raahgiri Foundation.
After a trial to make Shankar Chowk pedestrian friendly delivered desirable results over the weekend, the set up will continue for two more days.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
After a trial to make Shankar Chowk pedestrian friendly delivered desirable results over the weekend, the set up will continue for two more days.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 08:03 AM IST
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Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

Yogi govt links complaint disposal to bureaucrats’ ACR

He recalled that within the first year of his government, 22 lakh complainants travelled to meet him in Lucknow to get their grievances redressed.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday launched 1076 -- the chief minister’s 24x7 helpline(PTI)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday launched 1076 -- the chief minister’s 24x7 helpline(PTI)
Updated on Jul 05, 2019 01:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByManish Chandra Pandey, Lucknow

Signage not ready, new RTR flyover will not open this month

The PWD had earlier aimed for a June-end opening. Officials of the PWD – the agency that constructed the flyover – said the facility would be inaugurated next month.
A view of the Rao Tula Ram flyover at Munirka, New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
A view of the Rao Tula Ram flyover at Munirka, New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 27, 2019 05:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra

New RTR flyover: Trial runs to start this week

PWD officials said the trial run will be conducted under restricted conditions during peak traffic hours in the morning and evening to check the load bearing capacity of the new facility.
The flyover branches out of Munirka flyover and ends before Army Hospital near Subroto Park close to National Highway-8.(HT Photo)
The flyover branches out of Munirka flyover and ends before Army Hospital near Subroto Park close to National Highway-8.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 05:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra

Mumbai’s suburban train network to get 10 more AC trains by March 2020

Railways will begin trial runs for semi-high speed mainline electric multiple unit (MEMU) trains from next week
The AC locals will be split between CR and WR(HT Photo)
The AC locals will be split between CR and WR(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 12:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKailash Korde, Mumbai

Aadhaar-based PDS not likely to resume anytime soon, says Imran Hussain

Electronic point of sale (e-PoS) is an Aadhaar-linked biometric-based authentication system for the efficient distribution of ration under the public distribution system.
The e-PoS ration distribution system in Delhi, which was suspended last year in the light of alleged leakages and reports of exclusion of beneficiaries, is unlikely to resume any time soon, Delhi food and civil supplies minister Imran Hussain said on Friday.(AFP)
The e-PoS ration distribution system in Delhi, which was suspended last year in the light of alleged leakages and reports of exclusion of beneficiaries, is unlikely to resume any time soon, Delhi food and civil supplies minister Imran Hussain said on Friday.(AFP)
Published on Jun 01, 2019 04:16 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByAbhishek Dey

One-way streets likely in crowded Karol Bagh, Delhi

The civic body has identified stretches such as Tank Road, Padam Singh Road, Pyarelal Road, Saraswati Marg and Gurdwara Road for the one-way system.
The civic authorities have also designated a multi-utility zone (MUZ) on the road for kiosks, vendors, water ATMs, mobile toilets, smart poles and dustbins.(HT Photo)
The civic authorities have also designated a multi-utility zone (MUZ) on the road for kiosks, vendors, water ATMs, mobile toilets, smart poles and dustbins.(HT Photo)
Published on May 15, 2019 06:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshish Mishra

BJP’s Assembly poll position: Won’t speed up Metro works in Mumbai

Reason: The BJP wants to avoid a Nagpur Metro-like scenario in the city where the gap between trial runs and commercial operations stretched for more than a year
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Updated on May 05, 2019 11:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByTanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai

Entire Mumbai Monorail to be functional from Saturday

CM to inaugurate second phase; MMRDA expects 1L riders a day
Fadnavis is expected to flag off the second phase from the Sant Gadge Maharaj Chowk station at 11am, and address citizens after travelling till the Wadala depot(Bhushan Koyande)
Fadnavis is expected to flag off the second phase from the Sant Gadge Maharaj Chowk station at 11am, and address citizens after travelling till the Wadala depot(Bhushan Koyande)
Updated on Feb 27, 2019 07:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByTanushree Venkatraman

Vande Bharat Express flagged off: How to book, fares and more

Train 18, which was recently renamed as Vande Bharat Express by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, became the country’s fastest train by hitting speeds of over 180 kmph during a trial run on a section of the Delhi-Varanasi route.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off Vande Bharat Express (Train-18) at New Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off Vande Bharat Express (Train-18) at New Delhi Railway Station in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 02:51 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

When India’s fastest train was attacked with stones

The window of one of the coaches of the engineless train was damaged in December last year when some unidentified people threw stones at it during a trial run between Delhi and Agra.
The Rs 100 crore Train 18, to be called the Vande Bharat Express, has had stones hurled at it during trial runs at least on two occasions.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The Rs 100 crore Train 18, to be called the Vande Bharat Express, has had stones hurled at it during trial runs at least on two occasions.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 05:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Train 18, India’s fastest, comes under stone pelting

The train is set to run between Delhi and Varanasi at a maximum speed of 160k mph.
A damaged window of Train 18 which was attacked with stones by unidentified people.(HT PHOTO)
A damaged window of Train 18 which was attacked with stones by unidentified people.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 03, 2019 09:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Not enough space in Train 18 coaches for catering: IRCTC official

According to an IRCTC official, the food storage cabins in Train 18 are smaller than those in a Shatabdi train — they have just one third of the space compared to those in the latter.
Train 18, touted as India’s next generation and the fastest ever train, doesn’t have adequate space inside its coaches for smooth running of catering services, the IRCTC has pointed out.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Train 18, touted as India’s next generation and the fastest ever train, doesn’t have adequate space inside its coaches for smooth running of catering services, the IRCTC has pointed out.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 13, 2019 07:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByFaizan Haider

Train-18 Trail Run: India’s first engineless train to reach Prayagraj today

After arriving at Prayagraj junction, the train will remain here till 2pm when it will start its return journey for New Delhi.
A view of the first Made-in-India engine-less train - named Train 18 at Safdarjung station, during its trial run in New Delhi, India(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
A view of the first Made-in-India engine-less train - named Train 18 at Safdarjung station, during its trial run in New Delhi, India(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 29, 2018 09:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | ByHT Correspondent, Prayagraj

Noida authority to install tyre killers to stop wrong side driving

Driving on the wrong side is one of the most common traffic offences in the city that is also dangerous and has led to several accidents. The five locations have been identified after feedback from traffic constables.
Tyre killer installed by Amanora township to crub wrong side driving in Pune(File)
Tyre killer installed by Amanora township to crub wrong side driving in Pune(File)
Published on Dec 28, 2018 01:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | BySnehil Sinha

Mumbai airport security wear cameras to catch unruly fliers

Cameras pinned to CISF staff uniforms to provide evidence against rude fliers or personnel
According to the Central Industrial Security Force, which manages security at 60 out of the 98 operational airports in the country, these cameras that also record audio will help nail rude or problematic fliers and even personnel.(Hindustan Times)
According to the Central Industrial Security Force, which manages security at 60 out of the 98 operational airports in the country, these cameras that also record audio will help nail rude or problematic fliers and even personnel.(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 12:29 AM IST
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ByNeha LM Tripathi, Mumbai

India’s first engine-less Train 18 to be test run today

The fully air-conditioned train, built at a cost of Rs 100 crore in 18 months, can run at a speed of up to 160 kmph and is deemed as a successor to the prestigious 30-year-old Shatabdi Express.
The first trial run of Indian Railways’ Train 18, the country’s first engine-less train, will be conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad section on a standard railway track on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
The first trial run of Indian Railways’ Train 18, the country’s first engine-less train, will be conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad section on a standard railway track on Saturday.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Nov 17, 2018 09:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Gurugram: Trial run of bus service may begin Wednesday

Once launched, commuters will have the option of paying for their tickets digitally.
Issues, like GPS installation, are still being worked out.(HT PHOTO)
Issues, like GPS installation, are still being worked out.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 28, 2018 05:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByPrayag Arora Desai

Noida Metro body may launch 250 feeder buses for last mile connectivity

The report will be ready within a week and will suggest introducing 250 feeder buses at the stations where footfall is expected to be high.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has started trials on 29.707 km Greater Noida to Sector 71 Metro station. The metro link is expected to have a daily ridership of 1.2 lakh.(Sunil Ghosh/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has started trials on 29.707 km Greater Noida to Sector 71 Metro station. The metro link is expected to have a daily ridership of 1.2 lakh.(Sunil Ghosh/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 27, 2018 05:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | BySnehil Sinha
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