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Emission standards soon for Railways

By : SustainabilityO..., May 3, 2017

 Indian Railways will soon come under emission standards, with the Engine Development Directorate of the Research Designs and Standards Organisation drawing up the draft norms for diesel locos...

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Railways eyes Rewa-type solar plant with Madhya Pradesh Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 20, 2017

The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar (RUMS) park could turn out to be a game-changer in renewable energy in India. Soon after bids were cleared for the 750MW project, the railways approached the MP...

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Railways to add 1000 MW of solar, 200 MW of wind energy: Suresh Prabhu

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 6, 2017

Railways plans to use renewable energy in a "big" way and is looking to add 1,000 MW of solar and 200 MW of wind energy, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said.

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Railways to implement green corridor; 175 km long track made waste discharge free

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 20, 2016

Aiming at making rail tracks on its network as green corridor, Railways Wednesday announced that 175-km long line was made waste discharge free zone as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. The 141...

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Konkan Railway installs solar plants at stations

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 20, 2016

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) has installed solar power plants of various capacities in some stations.

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Railways to kick off waste segregation

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 21, 2016

Indian Railways will kick off segregation of waste at major railway stations including Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations by providing separate dustbins for collecting biodegradable and...

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Apex court says eco clearance not needed for Railway, Metro projects

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 19, 2016

In an order that would speed up construction work of Indian Railways and metro rail in various cities, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed an order of National Green Tribunal directing them to...

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Railway Minister to inaugurate 1st Green Corridor between Chennai & Rameswaram

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 25, 2016

To mark the beginning of this journey towards ‘Swachh Bharat’, Ministry of Railways is inaugurating ‘First Green Train Corridor-Rameswaram-Manamadurai’ free from human waste discharge from...

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Railways to sell garbage at stations

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 8, 2016

Eager to generate non-fare revenue from various sources, Railways is firming up proposals to sell the garbage generated at stations across the country.

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Konkan Railway steps up initiatives for a greener Earth

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 6, 2016

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd has reiterated its commitment to the environment of World Environment Day. Konkan Railway, a signatory to United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) since October 2001,...

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