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Railways announces 2.3 lakh new jobs

While the Indian  Railways is yet to fill 1.5 lakh vacancies which came out in 2017, the public transporter has announced fresh recruitment of 2.3 lakh more employees in the next two years.

published on : 24th January 2019

Railways to get high-speed locomotives

In a direction issued to the several Zonal Railways last week, the Railways board announced the introduction of the WDG4G class of locomotive manufactured by GE Diesel locomotive.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Railways at pains to fill vacant posts due to fund crunch, reveals RTI

While the total number of railway employees in 2008-’09 was 13,86,011, the figure dwindled to 13,08,323 in 2016-’17.

published on : 21st January 2019

'Kulhads' at railway stations to make comeback 15 years after they were first introduced

Under the Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana, the government has been distributing electric wheels to potters to increase their productivity.

published on : 20th January 2019

Showers, new curtains and cleaner bathrooms: 1st class coaches of 7 trains to be upgraded

The new features in the coach include new anti-grafitti vinyl wrapping interiors, new curtains, properly worked out bathroom even with the option of taking a shower, he said.

published on : 20th January 2019

Railways considering private sector entry for chugging passenger trains and fix fares

Member of the Railway Board (Traffic) Girish Pillai feels that 15 per cent of non-suburban passengers are travelling in reserved categories.

published on : 18th January 2019

Tickets of new Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express sold out in five hours

The train will depart from CSMT on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.50 p.m and arrive Hazrat Nizamuddin at 10.20 a.m the next day.

published on : 18th January 2019

Here's how a five-minute train delay in Mumbai saved a pigeon's life

Here's yet another reason for you to love the incredible Western Railways, which has just won us over with their heartwarming gesture.

published on : 18th January 2019

Chhattisgarh trains to get hi-tech, automated wash

The first of such facilities will be assembled at the Coach Maintenance Depot in Durg, at an estimated cost of around Rs 2.2 crore. 

published on : 14th January 2019

Hand-held terminals to be used for ticket checks

The HHTs have been recently introduced on Indian Railways on 51 Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express trains and SCR is one amongst the identified zones to implement this project on a pilot basis.

published on : 11th January 2019

Govt to replace all long distance trains with modern coaches

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal assured the House that the government will implement "whatever announcements have been made with regard to introduction of more trains."

published on : 4th January 2019

SCR GM appointed Railway Board chairman

Yadav led SCR to a creditable performance during his tenure as General Manager.

published on : 1st January 2019

Railway disaster management institute to open on January 10

A top railway official told TNIE that the Administrative Block, with a posh auditorium, is complete.

published on : 1st January 2019

Deaths on tracks and shaky finances stalk railways despite some achievements in 2018

Barring just 28, the Railways claims to have eliminated all unmanned level crossing on broad-gauge tracks during the year.

published on : 30th December 2018

Indian Railways rethinking launch of semi-high speed?

There has been thinking that making huge investments to increase speed will not make any big difference, said a senior board official.

published on : 29th December 2018
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