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As projects pile up, Railways turn to DPRs for those worth over Rs 50 crore

There are more than Rs 1 lakh crore worth of projects pending - across the country due to clearance hurdles and cost-escalations, adding to the financial burden of the cash-strapped Railways.

published on : 24th March 2018

Southern Railway gets least number of cleanliness plaints

Cleanliness of trains is accorded utmost priority with onboard housekeeping services (OBHS) provided in 85 trains handled by the Southern Railway.

published on : 20th March 2018

Micro-tunneling adopted by Railways to tackle water logging

The drainage system and clearance of logged water from the railway station yard and surrounding areas during heavy rains is a major problem.

published on : 14th March 2018

Indian railways deploy all women ticket checking staff on Women's day

Keeping in mind women’s health issues, Mumbai Central-New Delhi Rajdhani Express is set to become India's first ever train to have a Sanitary Pad Vending Machine onboard.

published on : 8th March 2018

Railways opt for reverse auction bidding to save Rs 10,000 crore a year

The reverse auction will apply to purchases such as wagons, locomotives and coach parts, signalling and track equipment, and cement, among others.

published on : 8th March 2018

Increased frequency of inspection hampering implementation work in railways?

A study by Railway Board has found with focus on safety and infrastructure upgradation, some zonal railways have “prescribed over-inspections” on prolonged basis.

published on : 6th March 2018

Indian Railway contract management goes end-to-end digital

Indian Railways has already undertaken steps for digitisation of its entire supply chain in a bid to adopt end-to-end paperless working in contract management by eliminating human intervention.

published on : 5th March 2018

Old Railway coaches in new vibrant colours soon

Indian Railways will give train coaches a makeover and do away with the sombre dark blue colour and repaint them in grey and light blue, similar to the Shatabdi, to give them a fresh look.

published on : 3rd March 2018

Passengers not to be charged for Merchant Discount Rate for booking of railway tickets through debit cards

Indian Railways announced that MDR charges will not be levied on passengers for booking railway tickets on payment made through debit cards for a transaction value.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Telangana: Indian Railways eases application criteria for its mega recruitment plan

Ministry of Railways has announced the largest recruitment process for 89,409 posts in Group C and Level I (erstwhile Group D) and Level II Categories.

published on : 27th February 2018

Now, women commuters in waiting list or RAC to get unutilized quota berths

If you are a woman travelling alone or part of a women’s group with wait-listed ticket on a train, you have greater chances of getting confirmed tickets jumping the waiting list queue.

published on : 27th February 2018

Unutilised berths under ladies quota to be offered to women passengers on wait-list: Railways

Currently, the quota remains open for booking till the time of preparation of the reservation chart and after that, the unutilised quota is released to the wait-listed passengers, irrespective of thei

published on : 26th February 2018

Indian railways set to get a makeover as coaches to be repainted

Railway Board has given a go ahead for repainting of all 55,000 Integral Coach Factory (ICF) coaches over a period of time.

published on : 26th February 2018

‘Railways not sensitised enough for the disabled’

The travel plans of disabled rights activist Venkatesh, who frequently uses trains to attend meetings on disability issues across the state, were disrupted many times in the past for no fault of his.

published on : 21st February 2018

All women crew to operate railway station in Jaipur

The station is fully operated by 28 women employees, including ticket checkers, RPF, operations staff and reservation and booking supervisors, North Western Railway spokesperson Tarun Jain said.

published on : 20th February 2018
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