Ministry of Railway

Five Railway Engineers Territorial Army Regiments to be disbanded nationwide

The disbandment process is to be completed by Directorate General Territorial Army within the duration of nine months from the date of issue of the Ministry of Railways letter, dated 03.06.2022.

published on : 7th June 2022

Railways to complete pending infra projects before 2024 LS polls

Among them, 35 projects are nearing completion, but are years behind schedule.  

published on : 5th June 2022

PM-WANI launched at 100 railway stations in one go

Puneet Chawala-chairman-cum- MD of RailTel said that the RailTel as the country’s most widespread integrated Wi-Fi networks has taken responsibility of installing the PM-WANI eco-system.

published on : 11th May 2022

Mega freight corridor: Aerial survey starts in Ganjam, Odisha

Accordingly, the DFCC informed that the mega corridor will connect seven places in Odisha besides Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam and Nellore.

published on : 18th April 2022

Rail Land Development Authority inviting bids

Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) is a statutory authority under the Ministry of Railways for the development of Railway land.

published on : 1st April 2022

GMs, in addition to IRCTC, empowered to set up food plazas in train stations

Following this order, the railways at zone level would be able to set up more than 100 static food plazas and the fast-food units at different railway stations.

published on : 13th March 2022

SilverLine needs CCEA nod: RTI reply

The Union Ministry of Railways has said that Kerala’s SilverLine semi-high speed rail project requires the approval of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

published on : 21st February 2022

Residents file police complaint against SilverLine, want boundary stones removed from their properties

More than 400 complaints will be filed against the project and the "encroachment" of private properties in Chandera police station, said K V Jathindran, chairman of a K-Rail Resistance Committee.

published on : 4th February 2022

Next 10 years to see very high level of capex in railway sector: Economic Survey

The National Rail Plan provides a pipeline of projects, which on completion will increase railway capacity to capture 45 per cent of freight traffic.

published on : 31st January 2022

Vinay Kumar Tripathi appointed as new chairman of Railway Board

Vinay Kumar Tripathi, prior to be appointed as new chairman of railway board was working as General Manager of North Eastern Railway in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 1st January 2022

Supreme Court raps Union Rail ministry for conflicting rehab stand

The court also issued directions to submit a timeline within which the Railways proposed to complete the rehabilitation with regards to the project of 2.65 km which would be affecting the seven bastis

published on : 23rd November 2021

Railway, I&B ministries launch one-stop permission website to ease process of filming on trains

This website aims to make the process of getting permission to film across railways premises more efficient.

published on : 2nd November 2021

Centre withdraws order stating 50:50 revenue sharing with IRCTC after shares tank

This decision came after shares of the IRCTC fell as much as 29% to hit an intraday low of Rs 650.10 on the BSE.

published on : 29th October 2021

Railways weighing options for Sitapalli project in Odisha

Although the Ministry of Railways had sanctioned a wagon factory in 2011-12, the proposal was later dropped as no investor came forward due to lack of demand for wagons.

published on : 25th September 2021

South Central Railway commissions second railway longer loop line at Andhra's Navabpalem

SCR official spokesperson Ch Rakesh said the loop lines are constructed at stations to handle more trains and to ease out train operations.

published on : 14th September 2021
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