The long overdue proposal to redevelop the Ernakulam Junction railway station by building a modern station has got a shot in the arm, with the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) inviting request for quotation (RFQ) for the purpose.
The project to build a multi-rise building in the place of the existing station building is still in its preliminary stage. Private firms or a consortium of firms can participate in the bidding. The Thiruvananthapuram Division of the Southern Railway has already handed over the land where the present station is located to the RLDA. Now, it is up to the agency to take a call on tenders and execute the project, said a senior railway official.
Required development at ERS will be relief to public.
Yes. Extension of PFs will also help in starting new trains.
The administration of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand on Thursday wrote to the Indian Railways urging it to reconsider its decision to increase train speed from 35 kmph to 100 kmph while passing through the reserve to avoid wildlife casualties.
DK Singh, director of Rajaji Tiger Reserve said, “Taking cognisance of media reports regarding change of train speed while passing through the reserve, I have written to the railway authorities to reconsider the decision.”
“As per the norms of the Union environment ministry and the Nainital High Court, speed
Poora route speedup nahi hua hai Jo area Park ke bahar ke hai waha speedup hoga.Purane PSR wahi par hai.Koi Change nahi hai.
Hum bhi yahi expect kar rahe hain aur agar aisa hai to NR ek notification nikal de aur baat wahi khatm ho jaayegi
This is something which was expected.
If You checkout the satellite view of dehradun haridwar track..U will get to know the forest area..
As we leave DDN..hardly after 6-7 km forest area starts and goes upto Doiwala..and after Doiwala, most part of route is through forests.
I dont think it would be possible to run train at 100 kmph and suddenly reduce the speed
This is the rail route bw ddn and hw
Dark green colour is very dense forest
MB division just clarified only 18km of tracks lie in Rajaji National Park PSR of 30km/h in night and 40km/h at day time there and will never be removed unless HC allows.Rest stretch speed never increased above 50km/h.Trains will be able to attain upto 100km/h now on rest of the stretch.