The railways will introduce within a month a brand new, and faster, Rajdhani Express on the Mumbai-Delhiroute, the third Rajdhani train on the route, senior officials said yesterday.
A few trains have cancelled their service due to heavy rain in North Eastern states. Guwahati-Trivandrum Express that was to leave from Guwahati on September 20th and 21st has been cancelled.
Given that electrification is the roadmap for the future, the Railways is considering the possibility of exiting or winding up the Marhowra diesel locomotive factory being set up in Bihar’s Saran in partnership with General Electric, two years after the project was awarded.
In the first review meeting of the South Western Railway Zone after assuming office, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has suggested out-of-turn promotions for railway staff who take timely action to avert accidents.
Celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday as a “day of service” (Seva Diwas), Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday attended a railway medical camp in Chennai.
Yet another inspection has called for better facilities at Chandigarh railway station. In a check carried out on Friday, a team headed by Northern Railways chief commercial manager (freight marketing) Om Parkash Chaudhary said
On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone for a Rs-1,10,000-crore ($17 billion) bullet train, the Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express jumped the tracks at New Delhi station,
Indian Railways will undertake its largest track renewal exercise in the next three months to reduce train derailments. New railway minister Piyush Goyal has asked the Railway Board to identify stretches where tracks have either completed their lifespan or carry heavy traffic and change them all within the stipulated timeline.
The Congress said the high-speed railway project that Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe launched Thursday was conceived by the UPA government and then added it was an “election bullet train” that is “economically unviable”.
A local court has ordered the attachment of Mohali railway station and two locomotives after the Railways failed to pay the enhanced rates to residents of Kambala village from whom land was acquired in 1999.