Railways

Railways plans to link 132 disconnected districts

Detail Project Report being prepared to find those districts that have not yet been shown on rail map

published on : 18th September 2022

CBI moves Delhi court, seeks to cancel bail to Tejashwi

The CBI, in the petition, brought to the notice of the court veiled threats by Tejashwi, and said it suspects he may influence witnesses.

published on : 18th September 2022

Hyderabad-Medak train service to become reality in 15 days

They also said that there are no plans as of now to run trains from Hyderabad to Nizamabad district via Akkannapet to Medak town.

published on : 16th September 2022

Bids out, private passenger trains can fix fare

The arrangement is expected to fetch the railways around Rs 30,000 crore in revenue from the private sector.

published on : 6th September 2022

Odisha to move Indian Railways for leprosy colony land

Meanwhile, Jajpur Collector has been asked to ensure that basic amenities are provided to the leprosy colony located in forest areas of the district by the end of December.

published on : 5th September 2022

Key rail factories miss production targets for coaches, wheels, locos; officials blame Ukraine war 

The review meeting with the general managers of the factories was chaired by Railway Board Chairman and CEO VK Tripathi, where the production shortfall till July 25 was flagged.

published on : 4th September 2022

Railways reveal New Delhi station design, project to cost Rs 5,000 crore

'The architectural design would set examples of signature-style construction exhibiting confluence of history and modern India’s culture', said a source. 

published on : 4th September 2022

47 commuter trains cancelled due to technical and operational reasons: SW Railways

An official said the trains were cancelled in view of the General Departmental Competitive Exam which is due on Sunday for filling up positions of Goods Train Managers.

published on : 4th September 2022

Over 5,300 trains cancelled this year in profitable SECR zone

While the passenger trains were cancelled, not a single goods train was reported to have been suspended its operation. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

Karnataka's Rail Wheel Factory to open new axle Forging Line shortly

“As part of infrastructure push, Railway Board is looking at procuring 1,00,000 wagons over a three-year period to augment the freight capacity in the country," a source said. 

published on : 1st September 2022

Railways records 38 per cent rise in accidents in 2021, shows NCRB data

Most such accidents were reported from Maharashtra, accounting for 19.4% of the reported 17,993 accidents. 

published on : 1st September 2022

Govt depts 'deviated' from advice to punish corrupt officials in 55 cases, maximum by railways: CVC

"Non-acceptance of the Commission's advice or non-consultation with the Commission vitiates the vigilance process and weakens the impartiality of the vigilance administration," it said.

published on : 29th August 2022

Freight corridor: DFCCIL files Rs 234-crore claim against Chinese firm after contract termination

CRSC Research and Design Institute had bagged the Rs 471-crore contract for signalling and telecommunication work on the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor in 2016.

published on : 27th August 2022

 South Central Railway earns Rs 1,617 crore in four months

The South Central Railway has carried 78 million passengers generating Rs 1,617 crore in revenue during the first four months of financial year 2022-2023.

published on : 27th August 2022

‘Delhi-Varanasi bullet train plan still on track’

Rejecting reports that the Delhi-Varanasi bullet train project has been shelved, The Ministry of Railways on Thursday that its DPR is still under consideration.

published on : 26th August 2022

Bangalore metro rail seeks approval for Phase-3 DPR, to see 4.65 lakh passengers

BMRCL has estimated that the 44.65-km elevated project would cost over Rs 13,000 crore and have a ridership of 4.65 lakh passengers per day when it becomes operational in 2028.

published on : 26th August 2022

Railways to engage unemployed youths as ‘Station Ticket Booking Sewaks’

Unemployed youths, who are above 18 years of age and facilitate the station managers and their juniors to concentrate better on train operations instead of being engaged in ticket sales.

published on : 25th August 2022

Railways wrestlers barred from Haryana selection trials for U-23 nationals, WFI denies allegations

More than 10 freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers wanted to appear in the trials and represent Haryana as Railways do not field teams in the event.

published on : 24th August 2022

Boost for eco-tourism in Nagaland as Kohima will be brought on rail map soon

The railway as part of connecting each part of the northeast with the other parts of the country has expedited works for the completion of the 85-km-long new Dimapur-Kohima rail project.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Railways to bring system to report bosses’ behaviour

The railway has enabled a link online to receive the common subordinates’ feedbacks on their behaviour and working styles of their bosses.

published on : 21st August 2022
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