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Power Supply

  • NEA: 4812 MWh
  • Private Sector: 3897 MWh
  • India: 7772 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 16480 MWh
  • Soure : NEA

Rail Ways

How much does a train cost?

How much does a train set for the Janakpur-Jayanagar Railway cost? The answer is tricky as the unit cost stated by officials of the Government of Nepal and the unit cost figure forwarded by the Government of India differ hugely. Officials of the Nepal government have stated that a set…

China, Nepal invite India to join trans-Himalayan Railway project under OBOR

China and Nepal today said they would take forward plans to build a trans-Himalayan railway and economic corridor. This was decided at a meeting between the foreign ministers of the two countries. They also invited India to join the project. Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gwayali met Chinese Foreign Minister…

New railway to hit other services

The high-speed railway service between Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, and Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, is scheduled to start operating on Wednesday, and that will put heavy pressure on highway and flight services along the route, media reports said. Starting December 16, flights from Chengdu…

IBN to prepare DPR of railway project

The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has been authorised to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) of the Naagdhunga-Koteshwor-Dhulikhel railway project. A meeting of the IBN board chaired by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba took a decision to this effect today. The meeting also authorised IBN to carry the detailed feasibility…

Overseas infrastructure expanding

China's investment in overseas infrastructure has expanded during the past five years from connectivity and energy to industrialization, with a notable growth in the buildup of soft infrastructure, a Chinese expert said over the weekend. Since 2010, the overseas assets of centrally administered State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have grown at an…

China leads in high-speed railways

A railway worker stands outside a new Fuxing high-speed train at a station in Guangzhou, capital of South China's Guangdong Province on September 29. Photo: VCG China's focus on the development of high-speed railways in the past five years has lifted the country to a leading position in the sector…

How Railways kept supply line to Nepal alive even in the face of devastating floods

One of worst instances of flooding in the region — areas in Bihar and Bengal abutting Nepal — has caused unprecedented damage to the road and rail infrastructure catering to border trade. But this had little impact on goods bound for Nepal as the Indian Railways was quick to open…

Nepal’s OBOR railway dreams

As China builds a rail and road infrastructure up to its borders, Nepal eyes its role in connecting India and China, as well as the wider world “Good morning, sir,” the Nepal Armed Police Force officer stamped his boot on the ground while keeping his right hand at his forehead.…