Railways

Railways concession loss over Rs 2,000 crore in 2019-20 cycle: RTI

As per RTI details, passenger fare in Indian Railways is highly subsidised and revenue generated from this is less than the operation cost.

published on : 4th December 2021

Railways and NHAI report huge losses due to agitations by farmer unions over agri laws

Parts of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal, UP, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh come under the five divisions of Northern Railway, which reported maximum loss of over Rs 22.58 crore.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Stop 'injustice' towards job seekers in Railways: Rahul Gandhi

Earlier a job in the Railways was an honour, today there are no jobs in the Railways. Soon, the Railways will no longer be what it was earlier, the Congress leader said in a tweet.

published on : 1st December 2021

West Central Railways mulls running trains on solar energy

The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited is a joint venture of the solar energy Corporation of India and Madhya Pradesh's Urja Vikas Nigam.

published on : 28th November 2021

Railways plan dedicated freight village near upcoming Jewar International Airport

The proposed DFV will be linked with dedicated freight corridors to facilitate movement of freight cargos to different parts of country. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Indian Railways sets 'net zero' emission goal for 2030

Sources said that as on April 2021, nearly 48,881 km of tracks had been electrified and solar panels on the roofs of more than a thousand railway stations have been installed for renewable energy.

published on : 26th November 2021

Railways resume catering services in select premier trains

The railways has also directed the IRCTC’s CMD to intimate the zonal railways about the exact date from which onboard catering services with cooked foods will be resumed.

published on : 25th November 2021

Railways to start theme-based Bharat Gaurav trains

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the service providers, private or government-owned, would decide the fares, but the railways will keep a close watch to ensure these are not too high.

published on : 24th November 2021

Private players to run theme-based trains by leasing them from railways under Bharat Gaurav service

The railways minister said these trains could be run both by the private sector as well as the IRCTC.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Telangana minister KT Rama Rao slams Railways for forcing senior citizens pay full fare

Responding to RTI revelation which said that almost four-crore senior citizens were forced pay full fare since March 2020, he described this as a 'very unfornunate situation'.

published on : 23rd November 2021
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