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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

Seoul earmarks more than USD 260 million for rail, roads in North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered to help upgrade the North's outdated rail and road infrastructure and connect it with the South's in meetings this year with the North's leader Kim Jong Un.

published on : 8th November 2018

Railways to charge Rs 100 for medical consultations

The railways has clarified that when passengers suffer injuries due to derailments and or other train accidents, the onus on providing free medical assistance is on them.

published on : 8th November 2018

Northern Railway gets its first high speed locomotive

The new locomotive will be used to power premium trains like Rajdhani Express, Gatiman Express, and Shatabdi Express, which would reduce the travel time for these trains.

published on : 6th 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

Bomb scare disrupts train services in Sealdah South section of Kolkata

The "bomb-like" substance was detected by an on-duty keyman of Eastern Railway near the down line between the terminal station Sealdah and Park Circus.

published on : 4th November 2018

Railways to remove flexi fare in 15 premium trains

The decision was taken in view of the decline in occupancy in premium trains after the fares increased up to 50 per cent.

published on : 31st October 2018

Railways scraps flexi-fare in 15 premium trains, discontinues in 32 trains during lean periods

The step comes in the wake of the CAG report in July that had flagged the dipping occupancy level since the scheme was introduced in September 2016.

published on : 31st October 2018

Bangalore: Railways plan to remove 35 city level crossings?

Earlier on October 23, City Express reported about the Divisional Railway manager, RS Saxena, writing to the Karnataka government with a proposal to replace 15 manned level crossings.

published on : 29th October 2018

Railways plans aircraft-like pressurised coaches for world's highest track in Leh

The 465-km strategically significant line to be built at a cost of Rs 83,360 crore, will see railways' first pressurised coaches which are currently used only in the Quinghay-Tibet Railway Line.

published on : 29th October 2018

Santragachi accident: Railways announces Rs 5 lakh for victims' kin, Rs 1 lakh for seriously injured

At least two persons were killed and 14 injured, some of them seriously, in a stampede on the footbridge at busy Santragachhi station on Tuesday.

published on : 24th October 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

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways give clean chit to motorman

He also ruled out any error on the part of the gateman, saying the accident site was about 400 m ahead of the level crossing.

published on : 21st October 2018
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