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Indian Railways' Shatabdi train ride on some sections may become cheaper
Sun, Mar 25, 2018
Indian Railways had last year launched a pilot project in two Shatabdi trains -- one running between New Delhi and Ajmer and the other between Chennai-Mysuru to study the impact of lowering of fares. Under the scheme, the fares were reduced between Jaipur and Ajmer, and Bengaluru and Mysuru -- the sections of the route which witnessed perpetual low occupancy.
Indian Railways caught in this big row; workers' union fumes over Railways jobs "outsourcing"
Tue, Mar 13, 2018
The Railway workers also raised concerns over 100 per cent foreign direct investments (FDI) in the railways and said agreements with Alstom (France) and General Electric (USA) for manufacturing electric and diesel locomotives included contracts for maintenance by the foreign agencies for a period of 15 years.
Unutilised berths under ladies quota to be offered to women passengers on wait-list: Railways
Mon, Feb 26, 2018
The quota remains open forbooking till the time of preparation of the reservation chart and after that, the unutilised quota is released to the wait-listed passengers, irrespective of their gender
Railways inducts high power locomotives under PPP accord with GE
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
These high horse power locomotives of Indian Railways are designed & developed under the Make in India Programme will enable the combined advantages of high efficiency and fast switching.
Adoption of modern tech necessary to meet housing needs: Hardeep Puri
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Govt launches mobile app on bamboo housing & construction
Railways extends the relaxation in upper age limit for all categories
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Railways invites online applications of around 90,000 posts in Group C Level I (Erstwhile Group D) like Track maintainer, Points man, Helper, Gateman, Porter and Group C Level II categories like Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP), Technicians (Fitter, Crane Driver, Blacksmith, Carpenter) through Railway
New upgraded coaches in trains 'patronised by poor'
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
The upgradation work will be done under the project Swarna, which was launched last year to refurbish railway coaches, but covered only the premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express gets new modified coaches
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Under the Railway Ministry's "Operation Swarn", Western Railway's premier Rajdhani Express on Tuesday got refurbished coaches. Operation Swarn is a project to improve the aesthetics and comfort levels of passenger trains.
Railways to take measures to promote heritage preservation
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
Upkeep of Hill railways and bringing them to World Standard etc. will also be high on the agenda.
Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto trains to have 4 CCTV cameras in every coach
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
All coaches of the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains will soon have four CCTV cameras each to ensure passenger safety, a railways official said today. Twenty-three pairs of Rajdhani, 26 pairs of Shatabdi and 18 pairs of Duronto trains would have the facility, he added.
Railways go for mega recruitment drive; over 26,000 posts on offer
Tue, Feb 06, 2018
Interested candidates can visit the RRB official website, indianrailways.gov.in, to fill up application form online
Railways get enhanced allocation for capacity creation
Thu, Feb 01, 2018
Indian Railways to run cleaner, faster trains
Tue, Jan 30, 2018
The Indian Railways is set to run the cleaner, faster trains.
Railways to upgrade Mumbai, Bengaluru suburban trains
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
The Railways has planned a 160-kilometre suburban network for Bangalore. According to the plan, Rs 12,000 crore will be spent on laying of new rail lines and rebuilding stations in the city.
Govt sanctions Rs 4,000 crore for rail development project in Thiruvananthapuram
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Union Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain said that Indian Railways is taking continued efforts to enhance facilities for passengers.
Budget 2018: The must-dos to boost infrastructure investments
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
The budget must pay attention to non-tax sources of revenues especially with a view to partially monetising the land banks of large public institutions.
Budget likely to back private funds, asset monetisation in Railways
Tue, Jan 23, 2018
Steel Min in talks with railways to resolve rake issue
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
Coal-based steel, power and aluminium plants have been complaining against railways for raw material supply-related issues due to unavailability of adequate rakes.
Railways’ high-speed trains to replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi Express soon
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
3 Union ministries join hands to propel Technology Mission for Railways
Thu, Jan 04, 2018
The mission will take up R&D projects in the areas of heavy haul, safety, energy, environment and urban railways.