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Railway officials to camp at divisions for safety works

With safety- and track-related works running behind schedule, the Railway Board has directed top officials to camp at divisions to ensure timely completion of work.

published on : 16th January 2018

Rails supplied to railways are defect free, says SAIL

The country's largest steelmaker SAIL has said the rails supplied to railways are totally "defect-free" and processing of tracks at the PSU follows the highest level of quality control.

published on : 14th January 2018

'Bhajan mandalis' cannot be stopped from playing in Mumbai locals: Piyush Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the bhajan mandalis, groups of music artistes who play devotional songs in Mumbai trains.

published on : 14th January 2018

Northeast Frontier Railway uses GPS-based technology to tackle visibility

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has introduced a new GPS-based system in all locomotives for auto warning to train drivers during the foggy season.

published on : 11th January 2018

Railways’ demand for 10 per cent hike hits a roadblock

Railways was told it was not possible to give budgetary support of Rs 60,000 crore demanded by it, which was a 10 per cent jump from Rs 55,000 crore in 2017-18.

published on : 11th January 2018

Railways an institution for nation building: President Ram Nath Kovind

The railways moves industrial and agricultural freight, defence equipment and military personnel, Kovind said.

published on : 10th January 2018

Indian Railways to deploy drones to monitor projects, oversee maintenance work

Drones will now monitor railway projects, aid in crowd management and oversee maintenance work across its zones.

published on : 8th January 2018

CSTM not to lose World Heritage site tag by converting offices into museum: Railways

CSTM building would not lose its Unesco World Heritage site tag even if it shifts the Central Railway offices from there to convert the office space into a museum.

published on : 7th January 2018

Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

As per the timeline, while 600 stations are targeted to be provided with the Wi-FI facility by March 2018.

published on : 7th January 2018

For Indian trains, it’s better late than never

The Japanese obsess over the punctuality of their trains, the Swiss take pride in their federal railways being Europe’s most punctual train company, but in India, it is safety over punctuality.

published on : 7th January 2018

Railways seek permanent pavilion at Pragati Maidan to showcase futuristic plans

The iconic Pragati Maidan complex is currently being rebuilt as a world-class, state-of-the-art integrated exhibition-cum-convention centre.

published on : 6th January 2018

Revenue from passenger fare up by 5 per cent, freight by 8 per cent: Railways

The revenue from passenger fare rose to Rs 37,134 crore in 2017 as compared to the revenue of Rs 35,295 crore generated in the corresponding period in 2016.

published on : 5th January 2018

Indian Railways comes up with 'concrete' solution to problem of garbage on tracks

With brick walls failing to solve the problem of garbage being thrown on tracks, the Railways has decided to deal with the menace once and for all by building concrete walls along the tracks.

published on : 4th January 2018

Aadhaar not compulsory for rail bookings, but incentivising its usage voluntarily: Railways

The Railways has said Aadhaar is not compulsory for booking tickets for rail journey, but it is encouraged by the transport behemoth by promoting it on a voluntary basis by incentivising it.

published on : 3rd January 2018

SMS alerts on delays to expand to over 1,000 trains

The Railways on Wednesday expanded its SMS alerts for departure delays of over an hour to more than 1,000 trains.

published on : 3rd January 2018
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