First lot of railway safety fund may come in Budget

First lot of railway safety fund may come in Budget

In its two-year report card, the Narendra Modi government had claimed credit for fewer rail accidents and lower casualties. This time, railway minister Suresh Prabhu may paper over the transporter’s safety record. His officers are themselves surprised over three major accidents in a span of two months, which have claimed close to 190 lives, compared to 309 in 2015-16.

Indian Railways to rope in private firms to modernise 23 stations

Indian Railways to rope in private firms to modernise 23 stations

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, […]

Make in India Railways Sector – Achievement Report

Make in India Railways Sector – Achievement Report

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 […]

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