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Yesterday (22:03) Indian Railways Bullet train suffers yet another blow; Farmers shoot off letter (energyinfrapost.com)
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BULT/Bullet Train
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News Entry# 359078  Blog Entry# 3822611   
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Farmers in Gujarat whose lands will be acquired for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train have written to the Japan government, alleging violation of the guidelines of the Japanese agency which is funding the project.
The letter sent by the farmers asked the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which is providing a soft loan for the Rs 1.10 lakh crore project, to withhold disbursal of funds to the Indian government until the agency’s guidelines are complied with, said a lawyer.
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before the Gujarat High Court, said the petitioners and 1,000 other affected farmers, led by the Gujarat Khedut Samaj, have written to the Japan government.
They have also sought an appointment with Japan’s Ambassador to India, Yagnik said. The letter invited the Japanese Ambassador to Gujarat for understanding the farmers’ plight, he said. Read More
  
Yesterday (22:02) Railways approves GE locomotives for operation (economictimes.indiatimes.com)
New Facilities/Technology
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News Entry# 359077  Blog Entry# 3822609   
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GE Transportation Wednesday announced that its locomotives have been approved for operation by Indian Railways."
GE Transportation announced today...that Indian Railways has confirmed its acceptance of GE's 4,500-horsepower diesel-electric evolution series prototype locomotive," the company said in a statement.
This critical milestone, it said, was achieved following the successful completion of rigorous testing on Indian Railways tracks following the locomotive handover in February."
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is a major step towards fulfilling our contract with Indian Railways. Together we will help modernise Indian Railways' fleet, significantly upgrade India's rail infrastructure and provide critical support for India's growing economy," Nalin Jain, President and CEO-APAC, GE Transportation said.
The new units feature an evolution series engine and an electronic fuel-injection system for improved fuel efficiency.
The locomotives are part of a USD 2.5 billion agreement signed in 2015 in support of government's public private partnership 'Make in India' programme.
The deal included an order for 1,000 locomotives, as well as the establishment of a new GE Transportation factory and maintenance sheds in India.
  
Yesterday (21:56) तीन ट्रेनें रद्द, पांच के बदले गए मार्ग (www.livehindustan.com)
Commentary/Human Interest
ER/Eastern
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News Entry# 359076  Blog Entry# 3822597   
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Sep 19 2018 (21:57)
Station Tag: Sahibganj/SBG added by Anupam Enosh Sarkar*^~/401739

Sep 19 2018 (21:57)
Station Tag: Jalamb Junction/JM removed by Anupam Enosh Sarkar*^~/401739

Sep 19 2018 (21:57)
Station Tag: Munger (Monghyr)/MGR added by Anupam Enosh Sarkar*^~/401739

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Station Tag: Jamalpur Junction/JMP added by Anupam Enosh Sarkar*^~/401739

Sep 19 2018 (21:57)
Station Tag: Jalamb Junction/JM added by Anupam Enosh Sarkar*^~/401739
जमालपुर में रेलवे लाइन में इंटरलॉकिंग कार्य को लेकर 20 सितंबर से तीन टे्रनों का परिचालन रद्द रहेगी। कई टे्रन अन्य रूट होकर जाएगी। इंटरलॉकिंग कार्य को लेकर 29 सितंबर तक टे्रनों का परिचालन प्रभावित रहेगा। यात्रियों को लंबी दूरी तय करने के लिए अन्य रूट होकर जाना होगा। इससे यात्रियों की परेशानी बढ़ेगी। जानकारी के अनुसार तीन टे्रनों का परिचालन रद्द कर दिया गया। एक्सप्रेस व पैसेंजर समेत कई टे्रनों का परिचालन अन्य रूट से होगा। जानकारी के अनुसार आनंद बिहार-मालदा एक्सप्रेस पटना तक, हावड़ा जमालपुर एक्सप्रेस भागलपुर तक व मालदा-जमालपुर इंटरसिटी सुल्तानगंज तक चलेगी।
  
Yesterday (21:54) Indian Railways to ply new advanced locomotives by GE (www.devdiscourse.com)
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News Entry# 359075  Blog Entry# 3822592   
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Indian Railways has confirmed its acceptance of GE's 4,500-horsepower diesel-electric evolution series prototype locomotives, a statement from the US technology giant said Wednesday.
After successful testing on India Railways' tracks, the locomotives were handed over in February 2018, the statement read.
“The acceptance of these locomotives is a testament to GE's engineering depth and understanding of customer requirements. This is a major step towards fulfilling our contract with Indian Railways,” said Nalin Jain, President, and CEO-APAC, GE Transportation in the statement.
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standard practice, the acceptance of the 4500hp locomotives came after months of reviewing key design aspects, documentation and a thorough validation of various parameters in US and India, said the statement.
The locomotives also completed additional reviews including oscillation trials and rating and performance tests.
The new units feature an evolution series engine and an electronic fuel injection system for improved fuel efficiency, as well as compliance with international emission standard UIC1.
The individual axle-control AC propulsion technology will improve hauling capability and decrease life-cycle cost. The locomotives also are digitally enabled for predictive analytics to increase reliability and availability, read the statement.
The locomotives are part of a $2.5 billion agreement signed in 2015 in support of the Government of India's Public-Private Partnership 'Make in India' programme. The deal included an order for 1,000 locomotives, as well as the establishment of a new GE Transportation factory and maintenance sheds in India.
Currently, there are 45 locomotives in India that are ready for inspection and acceptance by the Indian Railways.
GE's state-of-the-art Roza Maintenance shed in Uttar Pradesh is ready for operations and the construction of the train factory in Marhowra, Bihar is in advanced stages, the statement read, adding operations will begin in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Once fully operational, all locomotives built in Marhowra under the agreement will have 70 percent localized content.
  
यात्रियों की सुविधाओं में बढ़ोत्तरी के लिए ऐशबाग-डालीगंज स्टेशन के मध्य नान-इण्टरलॉक का काम चल रहा है। ऐसे में कुछ गाड़ियों का संचलन निरस्त तो कुछ का मार्ग परिवर्तित कर दिया गया है। -20 सितम्बर को गाड़ी संख्या 55050 लखनऊ -नकहा जंगल सवारी गाड़ी निरस्त रहेगी। -20 सितम्बर को गाड़ी संख्या 55032 डालीगंज-नकहा जंगल सवारी गाड़ी निरस्त रहेगी । मार्ग परिवर्तन--गोरखपुर से 20 सितम्बर को चलने वाली 12511 गोरखपुर-त्रिवेन्द्रम सेण्ट्रल एक्सप्रेस अपने निर्धारित मार्ग मल्हौर-बादशाहनगर-लखनऊ-मानकनगर के स्थान पर मल्हौर-दिलकुंशा केबिन-लखनऊ (उत्तर रेलवे)-मानकनगर के रास्ते चलाई जाएगी। -त्रिवेन्द्रम सेण्ट्रल से 18 सितम्बर को चलने वाली 12512 त्रिवेन्द्रम सेण्ट्रल-गोरखपुर एक्सप्रेस अपने निर्धारित मार्ग मानकनगर-लखनऊ-बादशाहनगर-मल्हौर के स्थान पर मानकनगर-लखनऊ(उत्तर रेलवे)-दिलकुशा केबिन-मल्हौर के रास्ते चलाई जाएगी । -गोरखपुर से 20 सितम्बर को चलने वाली 15045 गोरखपुर-ओखा एक्सप्रेस अपने निर्धारित मार्ग मल्हौर-बादशाहनगर-लखनऊ-मानकनगर के स्थान पर मल्हौर-दिलकुंशा केबिन-लखनऊ (उत्तर रेलवे)-मानकनगर के रास्ते चलाई जाएगी।
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