India-Bangladesh operate record number of freight trains in June

India and Bangladesh Railways achieved a record by running more than 100 freight trains in June 2020 carrying essential items. Amid the disruption caused by Corona pandemic on movement of people and goods, in the month of June, Indian railways handed over 103 freight trains carrying essential commodities such as onions, ginger, chilies, maize, turmeric,.

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Concor privatisation hits wrong track with land license fee revision

The Railway Ministry has introduced a new method of calculating the land license fee it levies from Container Corporation of India Ltd (Concor) for facilities built on Indian Railways land in a development that has the potential to derail the privatisation of the state-run rail hauler of containers. Beginning April 1, the annual land license.

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Railways begins scheduled freight trains on pilot basis

The Indian Railways has decided to run timetabled freight trains on a pilot basis, in a move that could significantly speed up the movement of goods and give a much-needed boost to economic activity in the country. According to a circular shared by the Railway Board on 23 June, “Board has decided to run time.

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Railways transports Telangana turmeric to Bangladesh

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the first freight rake loaded in Telangana headed for Bangladesh on Sunday. South Central Railway (SCR) loaded its first freight rake with 2,474 tonnes of turmeric at Nizamabad in Telangana, and set off for Beanpole in Bangladesh. Turmeric, which is grown extensively in Nizamabad and surrounding areas of Telangana, has traditionally.

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DFCCIL terminates Rs 471 cr tender with Chinese firm

Amid the India-China border standoff in Ladakh”s Galwan Valley where 20 Indian soldiers were killed by Chinese People”s Liberation Army (PLA) including an officer, the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd (DFCCIL)has decided to terminate the tender worth Rs 471 crore with the Beijing National Railway Research and Design Institute of Signal and Communication.

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Railways creates history, successfully runs double stack container trains in electrified territory

After conducting the successful trial run of double-decker freight trains on the newly-built Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) in Rajasthan”s Sawai Madhopur district in December last year, the Indian Railways on Thursday created a world record by commissioning the first high rise Over Head Equipment (OHE) and successfully running double stack containers in electrified territory.

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Concor drill to take off next month

The government plans to come out with expressions of interest (EoI) next month for a strategic sale in Container Corporation of India (Concor). “We had completed the roadshows and investor meetings before the lockdown and are hopeful that the economic situation would be much better in July and we are planning to come up with.

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