Indian Railways Current Affairs - 2020

What is Real Mango Software?

In a nation-wide probe the Railway Protection Force (RPF) obstructed the use of Real Mango software. While conducting the probe Railway Protection force also made around 50 arrests in Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, and Gujarat. Few facts here: What is Real Mango Software? Real Mango software is an illegal notorious software developed for booking Tatkal Read More…

Indian Railways: More than 960 stations solarised

The Indian Railways has solarised more than 960 railway stations. This is being done to achieve the objective of becoming 100% self sustainable for all its power needs. Highlights Currently, the Indian Railways have orders to place 198 MW of solar roof top in 550 stations. Some of the major stations solarised so far are Read More…

India-AIIB sign agreement of 500 million USD

On August 24, 2020, Government of Maharashtra and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank signed loan agreement of 500 million USD to improve service quality, safety and network capacity of suburban railway system in Mumbai. Highlights The project is to increase network capacity in the region. This in turn will also help to reduce fatal accidents of Read More…

World Tallest Pier Bridge in Manipur; 13 new Highway Projects in Manipur

The Indian Railways is constructing world’s tallest pier bridge in the state of Manipur. The bridge is 141 metres high. It has surpassed the record of 139 metres tall Mala-Rijeka bridge in Montenegro, Europe. Highlights The bridge is a part of the 111 km long Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway line project. The project is to have 45 Read More…

Indian Railways to observe “Cleanliness Week”

The Indian Railways is to observe Cleanliness Week between August 10, 2020 and August 15, 2020. The week will give the message of significance of cleanliness. Highlights During the week, the Indian Railways is to launch special cleanliness drive that will focus on cleanliness in the station offices, tracks, worksites, colonies and other areas in Read More…