Railway Board

Bengaluru Railway Division comes under PM GatiShakti plan

A meeting of the Railway Board in New Delhi finalised the move with Delhi, Khurda and Bilaspur being the other divisions selected. An order in this regard was issued on Monday. 

published on : 18th May 2022

Directorate formed within Railway Board to prioritise its projects under PM Gati Shakti scheme

The national master plan for multi-modal connectivity aims to bring 16 ministries, including the Railways and Roadways, together for integrated planning and coordinated implementation of projects.

published on : 17th May 2022

Chennai's Integral Coach Factory catches up with 3,100 rake target

According to officials, 109 coaches - 83 mainline coaches and 26 for air-conditioned DEMU coaches - produced by the ICF during 2021-22 were exported to Sri Lanka.

published on : 6th April 2022

Thanjavur railway station to promote local products sale under 'One Station, One Product' scheme

The Union Budget 2022-23 had announced the initiative to support local artisans by providing stalls and making the station a promotional hub, providing access to unique local products.

published on : 2nd April 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

Railopolis plan for Bengaluru's Railway Station goes off track as railway body shutters down

This Special Purpose Vehicle was a joint venture formed on April 12, 2012, between the Rail Land Development Authority, RITES and Ircon International Limited.

published on : 20th October 2021

Indian Railways extends Covid SOPs for six more months; fine for not wearing masks Rs 500

Through an order issued on April 17, the Railway Board had informed the zones to ensure that everybody wore face masks or face covers on railway premises, including trains.

published on : 7th October 2021

CCTV monitoring, water coolers on trains soon as railways gear up to resume normal operations

The national transporter, in 2018, had launched a dedicated portal to record innovative ideas of its employees across all zones and implement them across the railway network.

published on : 13th July 2020

‘Most of the line will be built on 100 acres of railway land’

With funding already approved by the Railway Board, land acquisition would also not be an issue between Cantonment and Whitefield, say top railway officials.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Foot overbridges will be mandatory, CCTV cameras to be installed in Mumbai trains: Piyush Goyal after stampede

Piyush Goyal made the announcement in a meeting of the entire Railway Board after a rush hour stampede at a Mumbai station claimed at least 23 lives.

published on : 30th September 2017