Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Konkan railway


Konkan Railway completes electrification of entire 741-km route; CRS nod obtained

March 30, 2022 1:44 pm

Electrification will bring about savings of Rs 150 crore on fuel, reduced dependence on diesel, besides ensuring seamless and pollution-free operations, a KR release said.

Pilgrimage stop in first stretch of revamped rail link to Nepal

October 11, 2021 7:37 am

Popular since the early 20th century, the rail link between Nepal and India is ready to resume on the neighbouring country's first-ever broad gauge passenger service.

Use Marathi in signages, ads: Maharashtra govt to Konkan Railway

December 04, 2020 6:41 pm

Sources said the letter came following complaints that the three-language formula was allegedly not being followed strictly by the Konkan Railway.

Between Goa and Mumbai: Jan Shatabdi may get glass-roof Vistadome coach from Saturday

September 14, 2017 3:48 am

The glass roof of the coach will allow a complete view of the route during the journey. The coach also has a special observation lounge and a multi-tier luggage rack.

Konkan Railway introduces "Clean My Coach" facility in 2 trains

April 09, 2016 4:01 pm

Under the facility passengers have to SMS CLEAN and send it to 58888 so that the Onboard Housekeeping Staff (OBHS) can attend his/her coach.

State govt proposes railway terminus at Sawantwadi

January 22, 2015 2:22 am

The state transport minister said that the estimated cost for the terminal is about Rs 25 crore.

Government committed to develope ports to boost infrastructure and trade: Maharashtra Chief Minister

December 01, 2014 8:45 pm

Fadnavis signed an MoU with the Jaigad Port Company Pvt Ltd and Konkan Railway with the total cost of Rs 775.

Delhi confidential: Comeback in offing

September 04, 2014 1:10 am

Metro man E Sreedharan may be back as an adviser in the Railway Ministry.

A rail link, a pipe dream

July 15, 2014 8:20 am

We need to ask why government’s ambitious project to build a line to link Kashmir Valley with nation’s rail network remains besieged

18 killed, 124 injured as Diwa-Sawantwadi passenger train derails in Raigad

May 04, 2014 9:47 pm

Railway officers said the engine and the six bogies behind it slipped off the tracks.