Major Highlights of 2016..(Rail Analysis India)

High Speed Rail

  • India and China Signs 20 Documents including High-Speed Railways
  • Construction Work on India’s First Bullet Train Project To Start in 2017
  • Maglev trains coming to India
  • India’s Second High Speed Rail Project Under Discussion
  • Andhra Pradesh CM approves proposal for High-Speed train

Semi High Speed Rail

  • Talgo Clocked 150 kmph and Reaches Mumbai in 11 hours 48 mins
  • For Procuring 300 Aluminium Coaches, Railways To Float Global Tender
  • Suresh Prabhu lays foundation stone worth of INR 2200 Cr (US$ 324.02 M) projects

Metro Rail

  • Kochi Metro Updates: AFD Approves worth Rs 1300 Cr (US$ 191.47 M) for Kakkanad extension
  • BEML Bags Order Worth Rs 900 Cr (US$ 132.55 M) For Supplying Coaches to Kolkata Metro
  • DMRC to prepare DPR of Ahmedabad Metro Phase II worth INR 6,500 Cr (US$ 957.33 million)
  • Metro Projects Worth INR 15,088 Cr Gets Approval From Maharashtra Govt.
  • PMO India to lay foundation stone of two major projects worth Rs 34000 cr (US$ 5007.55 M)
  • InnoTrans 2016: Bombardier Delivers 1st Metro Car for Delhi Metro

Dedicated Freight Corridors

  • Larsen and Toubro Ltd bags order worth INR 3,799 crore (US$ 559.52 M) from DFCCIL


  • Indian Railways & Russian Railways Signs An Agreement For Raising The Speed of Train
  • Cabinet Approves Rail Projects worth INR 10,736 Cr (US$ 1581.21 Million)
  • CRRC Corporation starts operations of its Manufacturing Plant In India
  • Currently Railways engages on 253 tasks worth INR 1,87,000 cr (US$ 27541.55 M)
  • Govt identifies 26 rail-road Projects of Sagarmala Programme worth US$ 4402.99 Million

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