Over the past decade, China has built 25,000 km of dedicated high-speed railway—more than the rest of the world combined. China’s High-Speed Rail Development examines the Chinese experience to draw lessons for countries considering investing in high-speed rail.

‘Loading, unloading from goods trains affects air quality’

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shivansh Pandey Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 27/05/2019 regarding pollution in and around railway godown, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the course of loading and unloading of cement, fertilizers and grains by trucks, polluting the air quality and causing respiratory problems.

The ground-plus-one storey slums next to Mahalaxmi carshed, where trains are cleaned and washed, have become a mini dumping ground.

NAIROBI - Plans are on track for a high-speed rail network connecting the continent's borders by 2063, the African Union's Development Agency says.

Recently, the Tirupati railway station in Andhra Pradesh has been awarded IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) Gold rating.

Japan expressed concern over the slow pace of land acquisition for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, but could not tell if this would delay the scheduled completion of the project by 2022.

In line with the government’s latest effort to increase electrification of railway tracks, the upcoming solar plants would be designed to use the transmission system built for railway traction — pr

Rail is among the most energy efficient modes of transport for freight and passengers, yet is often neglected in public debate, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency prepared in cooperation with the International Union of Railways (UIC).

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Railways to identify and develop at least 36 stations as "eco-smart stations" within two weeks.

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