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Railway projects progress at a snail’s pace

Projects in the north-eastern and eastern regions account for the most number of delayed projects.

published on : 6th December 2018

Railways to miss 30 per cent infrastructure target

Meeting these targets are important for the Railways as some rail routes are running over 100-150 per cent of its capacity.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Indian Railways to miss 30 per cent targets of new line, doubling

The target for finishing new lines, gauge conversion and doubling was fixed at 5000 km.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Railways' first hop on-hop off service to kick off this tourist season on Kalka-Simla network

According to the rules for the hop-on, hop-off service, a passenger can board any coach of any train subject to the availability of seats and can board or de-board any train at any the station.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Railways to cut down non-tariff revenue targets by one-third

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal during an interaction with media had said that non-fare revenue will help in balancing the over-shooting operation ratio, which is an indicator of financial health.

published on : 29th November 2018

After jibe at IndiGo, Railways gets trolled over poor toilets, punctuality

Within two days, it received 2,210 retweets and 6,771 likes, apart from 761 comments. 

published on : 29th November 2018

216 railway projects overrun costs by Rs 2.46 lakh crore

After railways, power sector reported the second highest incidence of overall cost overrun.

published on : 26th November 2018

Reliance Jio to take over as service provider for Railways from January 1

Railways had demanded free calls from the bidders and got it from all of them, it was the low cost data that pushed Jio as the frontrunner.

published on : 21st November 2018

Slow progress of projects worries Railway Board

Indian Railways has set a target of 3,900 km for track renewal, doubling and the new line for the Financial Year 2018-19.

published on : 20th November 2018

‘Emotional intelligence’ training for Railway brass

General Managers (GMs) will attend a three-day workshop on December 10-12, while those for Divisional Railway Mangers (DRMs) will be held in two rounds on Nov 16-18 and Dec 7-9.

published on : 18th November 2018

India keen to locally manufacture and export bullet train coaches 

India is building the country's first high-speed rail corridor between Mumbai to Ahmedabad which is expected to be operational by 2022.

published on : 8th November 2018

Assistant loco pilots and technicians exam: Over five lakh candidates qualify for second round

The qualified candidates can attend the second stage examination scheduled from 12 to 14 December, 2018.

published on : 5th November 2018

Railways' scheme for buying unreserved tickets online to go nationwide from November 1

As of now railway has already implemented the scheme in 15 of its zones with the Northeast Frontier Railway and West Central Railway being the remaining two zones.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Railways renames its 'safaiwalas' as 'housekeeping staff'; their duties, pay to remain same

The term 'safaiwala' indicates a 'Group D' employee usually working in medical, operating or any other departments dealing with the cleanliness of premises.

published on : 23rd October 2018

Indian Railways suffers as private players fail to meet wagon delivery targets

Five per cent GST is applicable on wagons, while the GST on raw materials required for wagon productions is 18 per cent.

published on : 21st October 2018
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