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High Speed Train

Train 18, India's Fastest, Is Now Called Vande Bharat Express

Jan 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The 16-coach train, built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. It's also the first locomotive-less train in the country.

On Trial Run, India's Fastest Train Pelted With Stones

Dec 20, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Train 18, manufactured by ICF Chennai at a cost of Rs 100 crore, recently became India's fastest train by hitting speeds of over 180 kmph during a trial run on a section of the Delhi-Rajdhani route.

Farmers Protest Against Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project

1,000 farmers submitted separate affidavits in the high court that many more cultivators are affected by the Centre's ambitious Rs. 1.10 lakh crore project.

Mughalsarai Railway Station To Become Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction Tomorrow

Aug 04, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The building is being touched up with saffron paint at places and signboards with the new name being put up.

14 March, 2018

Do Indians Deserve World-Class Services? Railways To Remove LCD Screens, Amenities On Tejas Express, Here's Why

Outlook Web Bureau

The gadgets will be removed from the recently introduced swanky Anubhuti coaches on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express

15 February, 2018

Snoring Passenger On Train Gets 'Sound' Punishment From Fellow Travelers

Outlook Web Bureau

As a punishment, the offending passenger, identified only as Ramchandra, was made to stay awake five to six hours by fellow travellers so that they could sleep.

01 February, 2018

Bonanza For Mumbai, Bengaluru Suburban Commuters In Budget 2018

Outlook Web Bureau

The Mumbai transport system, which is the lifeline of the country, will be expanded and augmented to add 90 km of double line track at the cost of Rs 11,000 crore.

25 December, 2017

Country's First AC Local Train Starts In Mumbai, Ride To Cost Rs 2,040 A Month

Outlook Web Bureau

Railway authorities have offered fare discounts for the first six months.

17 November, 2017

Japanese Rail Company Apologises After Train Leaves 20 Seconds Early

Outlook Web Bureau

Japanese railway services, including shinkansen bullet trains, are famous for their world-beating punctuality.

22 September, 2017

Previous Govts Hated Development, Looted Money, We Not Only Launch But Also Complete Projects: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Starting his two-day visit to Varanasi, Modi gifted schemes worth Rs 1,000 crore to his Lok Sabha constituency.


22 September, 2017

PM Modi Flags Off Mahamana Express From Varanasi

Outlook Web Bureau

The maiden journey of the train was from Vadodara to Varanasi.

15 September, 2017

Learn Safety Measures From Japan First: Shiv Sena Attacks PM Modi's Bullet Train Project

Outlook Web Bureau

The latest attack comes in the wake of derailment of the Jammu Rajdhani Express, one of India's premiere trains.

14 September, 2017

PM Modi And I Will Work Towards Realising 'Jai Japan- Jai India' : Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

Outlook Web Bureau

Praising PM Modi's leadership, Abe called him a "far sighted" leader.

13 September, 2017

China Shows Interest In High-Speed Railway Projects In India As Japanese PM Arrives In Gujarat For Bullet Train

Outlook Web Bureau

The Chinese side showed interest in the projects in India as as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepared to lay the foundation for India's first bullet train project.


Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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