News Scan for May 13, 2019

first_imgMERS infects 1 more in Saudi Arabia as WHO details 2 clustersSaudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) reported another MERS-CoV case, which involves a 70-year-old woman from Riyadh, the country’s capital. In a related development, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean regional office (WHO EMRO) shared new details about a string of recent cases in the Saudi city of Khafji in April, which it said included two clusters.Regarding the new Saudi case, the patient’s history of contact with camels is unknown, and a May 11 update to the ministry’s epidemiologic week 19 report lists her exposure as primary, meaning she isn’t thought to have contracted MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) from another patient. The woman’s illness is the fourth to be reported in Riyadh since the middle of April.Saudi Arabia has confirmed 138 MERS cases so far this year.May 11 Saudi MOH epidemiologic week 19 reportWHO EMRO said 29 new Saudi MERS cases were reported in April, 11 of them fatal, and all were from Saudi Arabia. It said no new cases were reported in the large Wadi ad Dawasir outbreak, and that event is presumably over. It added, however, that a new outbreak occurred in Khafji, including one of its hospitals, totaling 13 cases, 6 of them fatal.The Khafji cases reflect two clusters, one linked to the hospital that resulted in 10 cases, 5 of them involving healthcare workers, and three deaths. The second cluster involves three hospital-acquired cases, two of them fatal, plus one household contact.Through April, the WHO had received 2,428 reports of lab-confirmed MERS-CoV cases globally, at least 838 of them fatal. About 84% were in Saudi Arabia, which has reported 2,037 cases and 760 related deaths.April WHO EMRO MERS situation update CDC creates education module for Rocky Mountain spotted feverToday the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the creation of an online educational module aimed to help inform clinicians about Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), a sometimes fatal tick-borne disease.”Rocky Mountain spotted fever can be deadly if not treated early—yet cases often go unrecognized because the signs and symptoms are similar to those of many other diseases,” said CDC Director Robert Redfield, MD, in a press release. “With tickborne diseases on the rise in the U.S., this training will better equip healthcare providers to identify, diagnose, and treat this potentially fatal disease.”In 2017 officials reported 6,248 cases of tick-borne spotted fever rickettsiosis, including RMSF, in the United States, up from 4,269 in 2016 and the highest ever. RMSF begins with vague symptoms, including fever and headache. One in five patients dies from their illness.If caught early, within 5 days of symptom onset, the disease can be treated with doxycycline but if not treated can have devastating consequences.The CDC’s educational module will help clinicians and other healthcare professionals recognize the early signs of RMSF and is offered for continuing education credit. May 13 CDC press release CDC RMSF page WHO: Rift Valley fever outbreak on Mayotte infects 129A Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreak in the French overseas territory of Mayotte, an island off Africa’s southeastern coast, has resulted in 129 lab-confirmed human cases since November 2018, the WHO said today.Along with the human cases, 109 animal cases—affecting 23 small ruminants and 86 cows—have been reported. Virus activity steadily declined during the last 3 weeks of March, but officials observed a slight increase in April. As of May 3, one new human case and no new animal cases were reported.The main focus of the human and animal RVF cases is in the center and northwest of Grande-Terre, the main island. Since late March, however, a few animal cases have been reported in eastern part of that island and on Pamanzi (Petite Terre), a smaller island.Surveillance for human and animal cases has been expanded, and authorities have barred the sale of raw milk since Feb 27 and the export of cattle and raw meat and milk since Mar 20.Illegal movement of animals and the presence of susceptible animals and a mosquito population favorable to virus spread have led to active circulation on Mayotte, the WHO said. Prolonged rain in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth may lead to an increase in cases, it added, noting that the Ramadan period, with its increase in illegal cattle importations, may lead to increased cases in May.Livestock contract the virus from mosquitoes, and though humans can be infected by mosquitoes, the main route of infection is through direct or indirect contact with the blood, body fluids, tissues, and organs of infected animals, and the virus is highly contagious for humans who handle infected livestock.May 13 WHO statement NIAID awards $28 million grant to develop shorter TB, MDR-TB drugsThe National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded TB Alliance and four research institutions a grant to develop novel drugs to shorten treatment for tuberculosis (TB), including multidrug-resistant (MDR) forms of the disease.The 5-year Center for Excellence in Translational Research (CETR) grant, totaling up to $28.4 million by 2024, will support development of two new compounds that modulate protein synthesis and waste disposal in drug-sensitive TB and MDR-TB. TB Alliance suggests that drugs based on these compounds, in combination and with other novel medications, could reduce treatment time for all forms of TB to less than 2 months.The current treatment regimen for drug-sensitive TB typically lasts 6 months, while MDR-TB treatment lasts from 9 months to 24 months.The research is being carried out with the University of Chicago at Illinois, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, and Research Triangle Institute.”Expanding the global portfolio of new TB drug candidates, from which we can assemble tomorrow’s shorter and simpler cures, is crucial in the fight against TB,” TB Alliance CEO and president Mel Spigelman, MD, said in a press release. “We are excited to advance this work with our partners and grateful for NIAID’s support.”May 9 TB Alliance press release Iowa reports canine brucellosis casesVeterinary officials in Iowa have confirmed multiple cases of canine brucellosis linked to a small dog commercial breeding facility in Marion County in the south central part of the state.The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) said in a May 10 statement that it is in the process of notifying people who have custody of the exposed dogs, and both dogs and the facilities are quarantined while the dogs undergo testing.A zoonotic disease, brucellosis can pass from an infected animal to humans or other animals through contaminated reproductive fluids. Though the risk is very low to most pet owners, people who come in contact with blood, tissues, and fluid during the birthing process—such as dog breeders or veterinary staff—may be at higher risk and should consult their primary care doctor.The department said pet owners who acquired a new small-breed dog from Marion County should contact their veterinarian.Brucella canis causes reproductive problems in dogs and can survive for months under optimal conditions. Infections in humans are rare, but when they occur they results in flu-like signs, joint pain, and recurring fevers with long-term infection. Rare complications can affect the nervous system, eyes, or heart.May 10 IDALS press releaselast_img read more

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WMS to Build Passenger Catamaran for Tanzania

first_imgWestern Marine Shipyard has signed a new agreement for building one catamaran type passenger ship for Tanzania. The deal was signed by the Managing Director of Western Marine Shipyard Mr. Sakhawat Hossain and the Director of JGH Marine, Mr. Niels Holstein.JGH Marine is a Danish Company, which has received the notification award for supplying the passenger ship to Tanzania. The ship will have a capacity of carrying 300 passengers. It will be used by Tanzanian Ministry of Transportation to transport passengers in the inland and coastal route of Tanzania.Western Marine has a rich track record for building passenger ships. They have built numerous passenger ships, which ply in the inland and coastal route of Bangladesh. In 2011, the shipyard has even exported two passenger ships to Pakistan and recently an advanced passenger ferry was exported to Denmark, a milestone for Bangladeshi shipbuilding industry.The ship will be 38m in length and it will be able to travel at a speed of 20knots. Catamaran ships are very safe for sea voyages and even more stable than other types of ships as they are specially designed with twin hull. Western Marine has built a similar type of catamaran which now operates for Chittagong Boat Club.The newbuilding will be constructed at a cost of BDT 25 crore and the shipyard expects to deliver her to the owner by mid of 2014.Western Marine Managing Director Mr. Sakhawat Hossain said that this project will be a break for them in the African market. He said that, like Tanzania, many other countries in Africa are developing their infrastructure system and thus these countries are in need of various types of ships. The Chairman of the shipyard Mr. Saiful Islam said that this is great news for the nation as this export order will add great value to their economy though foreign currency earning.[mappress]WMS, May 27, 2013last_img read more

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Landshut flies once more

first_imgShortly after the hijacking the Boeing 737 returned to service before being sold in 1985 to Brazilian carrier TAF Linhas Aereas, which decommissioned the plane in 2008. The aircraft, which has been at Fortaleza airport since then, was transported to Germany onboard an AN-124-100 and an Ilyushin IL-76TD, supplied by Volga-Dnepr.Salco Logistics was responsible for the handling of the cargoes during the dismantling process, and the loading operations in Fortaleza.Upon arrival in Friedrichshafen, Logistics Plus coordinated the transport of the B737 to the Dornier Museum, in cooperation with Kübler Spedition.Kübler coordinated with the aircraft crew and Logistics Plus team for the reloading operation, and provided trucks and a special trailer to transport the aircraft to the museum where it will be exhibited. www.salcologistics.com.br  www.logisticsplus.net  www.kuebler-spedition.de www.volga-dnepr.comlast_img read more

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Merced County and Port of Los Angeles Sign MOA

first_img Author: Priyanka Ann Saini Today, the Merced County Board of Supervisors struck an agreement with the Port of Los Angeles that opens the door to significant investment and development in the Mid-California International Trade District located at Castle Commerce Center and Castle Airport.The Board of Supervisors unanimously authorized the Chair of the Board to sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the Port of Los Angeles – the Western Hemisphere’s largest port by container volume and cargo value.The agreement formalizes the relationship between the two entities and initiates several actions, including the development of a joint Business Development Plan, an exporter outreach initiative in the Central Valley, and collaborating to share business intelligence and work on prospective deals.The strategy is designed to turn Castle into a hub for manufacturers and provide the Port of L.A. a Central California focal point for goods movement. Castle and the Port of L.A. each have direct access to the BNSF Railway. Also beneficial for goods movement is Castle’s centralized location in the state, quick access to the freeway and airport capabilities.“This is an unprecedented opportunity for Merced County,” said Daron McDaniel, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors. “This is a long-term vision and another step in our continued effort to develop Castle, but if we can make it happen, it has the potential to bring substantial economic activity and jobs to this County.”“We are honoured and excited to enter into this agreement and strengthen our trade connection with Merced County, the Mid-California International Trade District and the greater Central Valley,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka.  “This MOA not only paves the way for collaboration, it will give Central Valley shippers more awareness, support and access to global markets through a broad network of high frequency shipping line services.”“This agreement has the potential to expand local participation in the movement of goods not only statewide, but also nationally and globally,” said Mark Hendrickson, Merced County’s Director of Community and Economic Development. “We’re excited of the future prospects this action could bring.”The Port views the Central Valley as being uniquely attractive for its business growth and supports the development of new logistics and manufacturing hubs in the region. The County is developing Castle as a site for industrial investment in a range of manufacturing and distribution sectors, including automotive, industrial machinery, specialty chemicals, commercial space systems, medical products and supplies, and food processing. County staff believes that developing a strong working relationship with the Port is critically important in spurring future development and investment at Castle.Though this is the first of many steps to bring this project to fruition, the County believes that by formalizing this relationship with the Port, the County will be better positioned to advance its agenda of job creation, generating greater tax revenues, increasing the value of its asset, and minimizing overall risk to the County by securing private-sector investment.Sea News, October 25last_img read more

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Deadline to submit Community Day of Service Projects announced

first_img Share Share Tweet LocalNews Deadline to submit Community Day of Service Projects announced by: Dominica Vibes News – June 22, 2015 70 Views   no discussionscenter_img Sharing is caring! Share Community based organizations have been given a 30 June 2015 deadline to submit their projects for National Day of Community Service 2015. Local Government Commissioner John Fontaine told Dominica Vibes on Monday 22 June that the budget to facilitate these projects range between one hundred and fifty thousand to two hundred thousand dollars. “The application forms can be sought from the Department of Local Government or Local Authorities and at the council’s offices. We are hopeful that we will be able to implement over a 130 projects this year,” Fontaine said.He added that emphasis will be placed on disaster preparedness projects this year to help mitigate the impact of disasters. “We’re asking the disaster preparedness committees, the councils to focus on reinforcing buildings, especially emergency shelters. The little that we can do regarding drainage and things like that to facilitate the better flow of water,” Fontaine said. He said recreational benches and facelift to public buildings will also be given attention as annually over one hundred and fifty (150) projects are submitted. National Community Day of Service was initiated by the Dominica Freedom Party administration to instill the practice of volunteerism and allow the participation in community work amongst Dominicans. The day is observed on 4 November during the country’s Independence celebrations.last_img read more

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Sagicor donates $3500 to football team

first_img Share Share Sharing is caring! Tweet BusinessLocalNewsSports Sagicor donates $3500 to football team by: – September 12, 2016center_img Share 251 Views   no discussions Sagicor Insurance made a donation of three thousand, five hundred EC dollars, to the Sagicor South East Football Team on Friday, September 9th 2016.Cheryl Rolle, General Manager of Sagicor said that Sagicor has been sponsoring the team for over fifteen years, and that the team continues to excel.“We know we have a strong team, Grand Fond and South-east. They are very fit, and over the years, we have continued to sponsor the football team. When we estimated donations made towards the team over the years, it exceeds sixty thousand dollars,” Rolle stated.Rolle also stated that the company’s continued support of the team is to help advance sports on the island.“We ask good discipline from our team at all times, and we ask them to represent Dominica to the best of their ability, when we have meets. So we just want to continue seeing sports being an integral part of our development,” Rolle indicated.Rolle added that Sagicor gives additional sponsorship whenever the team has to travel, by providing jerseys, and other equipment as well as covering most of their travelling expenses.Vice President of the Sagicor South-east Sports Club and Manager of the football team, Martin Lockhart expressed gratitude to Sagicor on behalf of the team.“We want to ensure that this year we go all out to actually capture the championship, and we want to make sure our guys are physically fit and they are well disciplined towards the game, and we want to ask them to set examples for the others for the continuation of football in the southeast,” Lockhart stated.Members of the team also expressed gratitude to Sagicor.The team will play against Dublanc and Portsmouth in their upcoming games.last_img read more

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Mitsubishi Introduces Compact Ka-band GaN-HEMT MMIC for Satellite Earth Stations

first_img Expected to lead to new Ka-band and existing Ku-band equipment for deployments in more diverse frequency ranges Industry top-level output power contributes to miniaturization Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has released a Ka-band (26 to 40 GHz) 8W gallium nitride (GaN) high-electron mobility transistor (HEMT) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) amplifier for satellite earth stations. The new MGFG5H3001, which offers low distortion and an output power rating of 8W, boasts a small footprint that will help to downsize power transmitters. Mitsubishi Electric will begin shipping samples of this MMIC on November 1.Satellite networks, which are used for high-speed communication during natural disasters and in areas where ground networks are difficult to construct, are currently implemented mainly in the C-band (4-8 GHz) and Ku-band (12-18 GHz), but higher frequencies are increasingly being used. Also, market demands for deployments in the higher-frequency Ka-band are increasing. Mitsubishi Electric’s new Ka-band GaN-HEMT MMIC will help meet the growing demand for higher frequency deployments, as well as facilitate the development of satellite communications equipment capable of extra-high output power and efficiency.Key Features of this Ka-Band GaN HEMT MMIC: Will facilitate new satellite earth-station equipment to meet wider needs Built-in linearizer achieves low distortion for power transmitters High signal integrity and reduced need for external linearizer for further miniaturization of satellite earth-station transmitters Industry top-level distortion reduction for high signal integrity and miniaturization Optimized transistor configuration delivers industry top-level 8W output power One chip integrates amplifier transistors circuits, matching circuits and distortion-reducing linearizer Reduced number of parts will help to downsize satellite earth-station transmitterslast_img read more

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Ilonggos rake in medals in Dinagyang Bastonero

first_imgChedrickJamayo of Leganes Arnis Team captured three gold medals in junior boys’ full contact anyo, individual solo baston and individual doble baston. He also had a bronze in boys’espada y daga.JochellePangcobilla, on the other hand, captured two golds in junior girls’ individual solo baston and espada y daga. She also had a bronze medal in full contact bantamweight.Other gold medal winners in the juniors division were VanissaHablado, Jade Enerian, John Pelaez, Joseph Artillo, Kurth Jay Artillero, Kim Magsalay, Kayla Progalidad, Joanna Mae Arancillo, Josa Victoriano, Roselle de Leon, and Nicole Tondo.Winning silver medals were Magsalay, Rhoanne Cleo Vilamil, Shane Marie Gregore, France Cuenco, AndroManicang, Warren Nagdal, Ashly Jude Magcanam, Marcel Judicta, CrisJeosAsuelo, Jian Ricci Vectoriano, AicyllEbron, KanielaJaneo, Talitha Morales, and Shyne Erica Gallentes.The following were bronze medalists in the Jan. 26 to 28 contest that was part of the Dinagyang Festival: Hablado, Cuenco, John Paul Leonidas, Jade Enerlao, Aireen Joy Dela Cruz, Kurth Cabrillos, Jarl Lopez, John Loyd Zamora, Zay Vanne Dalisay, Jasmin Buta, FussieBation, Enzee Colen Patriarca, and Mira Luna Sapine.In Batang Pinoy division, Tristan Michael Guarte captured two gold medals in boys’ individual doble baston and espada y daga, while Wyne Keith Gustillo also captured two golds in individual solo baston and espada y daga.Also winning goldsin this division were Lyster Agustin, Tristan Michael Guarte, JeavanSusal, Julianne Marie Oberes, Jeronne Abillo, Prince Araw-Araw, Princes Lara Bibania, and Ella Divinagracia.Silver medalists were Guarte, Krizzan Emm Gulac, Joshua Duero, Sarah Marie Abregana, Sarah Marie Abrigana, Von Calvin Delgado, Joe Andy Pineda, Rayver Josh Poseo, Marianne Grace Morales, Sydney Bertiz, and Guen Marie Almanon.Gulac, LordzianverTumanbing, Julianne Marie Oberos, Jeanrie Lozada, Justine Lawrence Ortiz, Jaymar Arillo, Jaybe Barrientos, Angel Marie Lintico,Joefe Cabus, and Leanne Uyanib won bronze./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full] [av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’Ilonggos rake in medals in Dinagyang Bastonero’ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=’30’ subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’18’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=” av-medium-font-size-title=” av-small-font-size-title=” av-mini-font-size-title=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”]February 16, 2018[/av_textblock][av_textblock size=’18’ font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”]ARNIS players from Iloilo City showed their dominance in the Dinagyang Bastonero 2018 at the SM City Iloilo Activity Center in Mandurriao, Iloilo City.last_img read more

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10 Quotes from Championship Post-Game That Will Give Cavs Fans Chills

first_imgWords can’t describe the emotion going throug the hearts of every Cleveland sprots fan right now.Cavs players, coaches, and front office personnel tried to put their feelings into words and here are some of the best quotes of the historic night that will never be forgotten by Cleveland.#10. Kevin Love“You talk about vindication, this is the main reason that I came here and wanted to come here because I knew we’d have a great shot to win a title. Last year I felt like it was taken away from me, especially with the injury. This year got to have my first real playoff run, and it ended the way I wanted it to and we all wanted it to.”#9. Tristan Thompson“I couldn’t imagine it at all. Just reading the letter that LeBron wrote and just what he brought back to the city and just helped us as young guys not being on a team that was a Playoff team elevated my game so much and other guys’. I could never imagine it was going to be this sweet. But it’s a great feeling. It’s a great feeling.”#8. Tyronn Lue“After the game, it was just — I never cry. I’ve always been tough and never cried. Just after the game — my brother is here, Greg, just said: I’ve never seen you cry before. Just a lot of emotions just built up. My grandfather couldn’t be here. He passed away, and all the haters and all the doubters. It just all built up at one time. Then finally hearing that last horn go off, it was just unbelievable. It didn’t feel right. It didn’t feel right.”#7. Kyrie Irving“I’m very thankful that I have a guy like that that’s leading our team that I can continue to learn from. And when my time does come of being able to lead a franchise and see the landscape of how it’s supposed to be composed, I watched Beethoven tonight right now of LeBron James compose a game. He had a freakin’ triple-double in Game 7 of an NBA Finals game. There will still be naysayers, but I know it doesn’t matter to him. It doesn’t matter to me. All that matters is we’re champions and our whole team is etched in history.”#6. Richard Jefferson“I am retiring. I am retiring.” Later on in the night, “My teammates keep trying to talk me out of it, and I’m like guys, this has been the most stressful month of my life. I was like, ‘I don’t know.’”Even later in the night, “Maybe. If you ask me now, yes. But we’ll see.”#5. Dan Gilbert“Thank God that God loves Cleveland, Ohio.”#4. J.R. Smith“My parents, my family, that’s the biggest inspiration in my life. I’ve been in a lot of dark spots in my life, and if it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t be able to get out of it. But they are who they are. They fought with me. They yelled at me, they screamed at me, they loved me, they hugged me, they cried with me, and they always stuck by my side no matter right or wrong.I know a lot of people don’t have their parents in their life, their mother, their father, but I’ve got the best two you could ask for, I swear. There’s six of us, and they didn’t treat any of us different. They loved us the same. They treated us all the same, and I just wanted to be like them when I grow up.I mean, my dad is easily one of my biggest inspirations to play this game. To hear people talk bad about me, it hurts me because I know it hurts him, and that’s not who I am. And I know he raised me better, and I know I want to do better. Just everything I do is for my parents and my family. I mean, I don’t really — the cars are nice, the houses are nice, but none of this matters without them. If it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t be here. I don’t know where I would be, honestly. If it wasn’t for them, if it wasn’t for the structure and the backbone that I have, I wouldn’t be able to mess up and keep coming back and being able to sit in front of you as a world champion.”#3. LeBron James“Just knowing what our city has been through, northeast Ohio has been through, as far as our sports and everything for the last 50-plus years. You could look back to the Earnest Byner fumble, Elway going 99 yards, to Jose Mesa not being able to close out in the bottom of the ninth to the Cavs went to The Finals — I was on that team — in 2007, us getting swept, and then last year us losing 4-2. And so many more stories.And our fans, they ride or die, no matter what’s been going on, no matter the Browns, the Indians, the Cavs and so on, and all other sports teams. They continue to support us. And for us to be able to end this, end this drought, our fans deserve it. They deserve it. And it was for them.”#2. LeBron James(When asked about fans who hated him for leaving in 2010) “That don’t matter. That’s yesterday’s newspaper. I don’t think anybody’s reading yesterday’s newspaper. They’ll be reading tomorrow that I’m coming home. I’m coming home with what I said I was going to do.”#1. LeBron JamesJust watch this.LeBron speaking post game to Doris Burke. pic.twitter.com/S12V0sfYfK— The Sports Quotient (@SportsQuotient) June 20, 2016 Matt Medley Related TopicsCavscenter_img Matt Medley is co-editor at NEO Sports Insiders, covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians and high school sports in Northeast Ohio.Follow @MedleyHoops on Twitter for live updates from games.last_img read more

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Tejas Express, Kereta Api India Pertama yang Akan Dioperasikan Swasta

first_imgAwalnya pemeliharaan kereta tersebut akan dilakukan oleh Perusahaan Kereta Api India dan Perusahaan Pariwisata (IRCTC) baik itu pembayaran yang terkait biaya sewa atau unit pembiayaan. Seorang pejabat kereta mengatakan, dua kereta Tejas Express ini akan berjalan dalam 100 hari.“Kami telah berusaha mengidentifikasi rute yang memiliki kemacetan tinggi dan menghubungkan tempat-tempat wisata penting. Rute untuk kereta kedua juga akan segera diidentifikasi,” ujar seorang pejabat kereta.Kereta yang akan mengular dengan jarak tempuh 500 km tersebut sudah diumumkan sejak tahun 2016 lalu, tetapi baru diperkenalkan pada publik di tabel waktu baru-baru ini. Tejas Express dengan nomor 12585 akan berangkat dari Lucknow Junction pukul 06.50 pagi dan tiba di New Delhi pukul 01.35 pagi, sedangkan kereta nomor 12586 berangkat dari New Delhi pukul 03.35 pagi dan tiba pukul 10.05 malam di Lucknow Juntion.Tejas Express akan beroperasi setiap hari kecuali Kamis dan Minggu. Sebagai kereta dengan layanan premium, Tejas Express menawarkan layanan layaknya dipesawat terbang kelas satu.Kereta akan dilengkapi dengan layar LCD seperti yang dipasang dipesawat tepatnya bagian belakang kursi, WiFi on board, tempat duduk yang nyaman dan soket pengisian ponsel. Kursi kereta berwarna jingga dan kuning serasi dengan eksterior kereta mewah ini.Dilengkapi dengan lampu baca yang dipersonalisasi, bio toilet modular yang dilengkapi dengan keran bersensor. Selain itu juga memiliki pembungkus vinil anti grafiti dan dapur mini yang mewah.Adapula pintu penghubung otomatis serta pintu masuk dan keluar yang akan menjadi fitur lain dari kereta. Saat ini, rute Lucknow-Delhi dilayani oleh 53 kereta termasuk Swat Shatabdi.Baca juga: Train 18 Resmi Punya Nama ‘Vande Bharat Express’Usulan Dewan Kereta Api dalam rencana 100 hari adalah untuk menawarkan dua kereta api kepada operator yang bersedia menjadi bagian dari proses penawaran untuk hak-hak menjalankan paket penumpang harian/kereta semalam yang menghubungkan kota-kota penting. Railways juga mengatakan akan mengajukan Request for Proposal (RFP) dan Request for Quote (RFQ) dalam 100 hari ke depan. Namun, proposal tersebut mendapat kecaman keras dari serikat kereta api, yang telah mengancam protes skala besar atas masalah ini.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedRajdhani Express Kembali Beroperasi, Indian Railways: Tidak Ada Selimut dan Makanan13/05/2020In “Darat”Indian Railways Undang Investor Swasta Jadi Operator Kereta Penumpang14/08/2020In “Darat”Java Nacht Express, Layani Jakarta – Surabaya, Inilah Kereta Mewah Pertama di Indonesia07/06/2017In “Featured” (Energy Infra Post) Tejas Express merupakan kereta api India pertama yang akan melayani rute Delhi dan Lucknow. Kereta ini juga yang pertama dalam sejarah perkeretaapian India yang dioperasikan oleh pihak swasta dan merupakan inisiatif percobaan oleh Indian Railway.Baca juga: Kereta “Semi High Speed” Vande Bharat Express Resmi MeluncurDilansir KabarPenumpang.com dari livemint.com (13/7/2019), Tejas Express merupakan kereta dengan layanan kursi dan gerbong yang mewah. Kereta tersebut saat ini di parkir di Stasiun Anand Nagar dan akan diserahkan kepada pihak swsta setelah proses penawaran terbuka untuk mengoperasikannya.(Luxury Train India)last_img read more

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