Indian Railways

Indian Government Funds Technology Transfer For Transition To Aluminuim Rail Coaches

Indian Government Funds Technology Transfer For Transition To Aluminuim Rail Coaches

India’s government has taken steps to obtain technology for producing all-aluminium railway coaches, phasing out heavier and less efficient conventional rolling stock. Commenting to India’s Lok Sabha last week, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that, from the current fiscal year forward, Indian...

Indian Railways to Purchase 300 Lightweight Aluminium Coaches

Indian Railways is putting the finishing touches on an acquisition plan for obtaining three hundred lightweight aluminium coaches. The coaches are intended to reduce travel time between cities. The plan is part of an initiative launched by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to make passenger and freight travel on the rails faster. Named the Raftaar Mission, […]