Indian Railways has been working strenuously to improve its safety record. From eliminating unmanned level crossings to replacing its old tracks, Indian Railways has managed to bring down the number of accidents to 73 in 2017-18 from 135 in 2014-15.
Noida-Greater Noida Metro Aqua Line To Start From October: Check Stations, Route; How It Will Benefit Residents
Noida-Greater Noida Metro Aqua Line: The Aqua Line connecting Noida and Greater Noida is expected to become operational by October after final inspection by the commissioner for metro rail safety (CMRS) by September-end, according to a report.
The government on Friday said that Indian Railways has commissioned 2,574 km of new rail lines from 2014 to June 2018. “The Railways has commissioned 2,574 Km of new lines from 2014 till June 30, 2018 i.e. in four years and three months,” Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.
Crude oil prices rose more than 1.0 percent on Friday as U.S. sanctions against Iran looked set to tighten supply, but futures contracts posted a weekly decline as investors worried that global trade disputes could slow economic growth and hurt demand for energy.
Indian Railways has been working not just to improve its image but also to better passenger amenities, speed and safety.
The government on Thursday said that the Indian Railways spent Rs 3,256 crore this year against the Rs 20,000 crore from the Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) and Rs 16,091 crore last year.
Indian Railways’ quest to reach each and every part of the country is not yet over.
Major policy initiatives coupled with expeditious land acquisition resulted in highest ever award of 51,073 km of highways and construction of 28,531 km over the last four years, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
A special train which will help in preventing mosquito breeding along the railway tracks in Delhi was today jointly flagged off by the Delhi Division of Northern Railway and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC).
Indian Railways has been advised by a parliamentary panel to periodically revise and rationalise train fares to increase earnings from passenger segment in the wake of losses amounting to Rs 35,000 crore in these services.