President Pranab Mukherjee has approved changes in government rules to allow merger of rail budget with the Union Budget 2017. The Department of Economic Affairs has been entrusted with the work relating to preparation of central budget including rail budget, as per a recent order issued by Cabinet Secretariat.
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Thursday found three electrical firms guilty of anti-competitive agreements for bid rigging of tenders floated by Indian Railways.
In a bid to adopt green technology, the Indian Railways is giving a big push to renewable energy to attain cost efficiency, Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Wednesday.
To beat delays due to fog in winter, the Indian Railways will soon introduce Tri-Netra (third eye) – the same technology used by air force pilots in rough weather
The Indian Railways has decided to redevelop and modernise 23 stations across the country and is set to rope in private companies for the job. The stations that will be redeveloped and modernised are — Kanpur Central, Allahabad, Lokmanya Tilak, Pune, Thane, Visakhapatnam, Horah, Kamakhya, Faridabad, Jammu Tawi, Udaipur City, Secunderabad, Vijaywada, Ranchi, Chennai Central, […]
Indian Railways is the backbone of long distance passenger transport in India with a network that spans more than 66030 km, making it the world’s third largest rail network and the fourth largest rail freight carrier. The Railways runs 12,000 trains connecting more than 8000 stations and carrying 23 million passengers, and over 7000 freight […]
The iconic Howrah station in Kolkata along with Mumbai Central and Chennai Central stations are among 23 identified for redevelopment by the private sector as the railways finally gets down to modernising the British-era facilities.
In a move that is expected to make short distance travel cheaper on long route trains, the Railway Ministry has lifted restrictions on issuing short distance tickets for sleeper and AC coaches of long haul trains.
The Indian Railways has brought in international experts to fix its Kanpur-Lucknow stretch that has witnessed a clutch of train wrecks, even as police hinted on Tuesday that Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI may have instigated a November crash that claimed about 150 lives.
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today unveiled ‘Mission 41K’ to save Rs 41,000 crore on the Indian Railways’ expenditure