Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani is satisfied with the construction of tunnels and the precautionary measures undertaken for the East-West Metro corridor in Kolkata on Saturday.
THE RAILWAYS has launched a crackdown on what senior officials believe is “fake data” being recorded in its systems over the years by staff, leading to under-reporting of inefficiencies.
The 13 lakh Indian Railways employees will soon get a platform, in the form of a website for “whistleblowers”, to directly inform top officials, including the Railway Board Chairman, of any lapses in safety, without revealing their identities.
The Railways on 26 January launched a one-of-its-kind touch-screen kiosk as a single-point inquiry station for answering all queries of passengers including about navigation for accessing various facilities available at the New Delhi railway station.
The Chairman of Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, on Friday launched ‘Rail Yatri Guide’ kiosk at New Delhi railway station.
Flights are perceived to be safer than trains. To bring safety to the core in the Railway sector, Ashwani Lohani, Railway Board Chairman, is looking to introduce a safety process, that existed in Air India, an organisation that he earlier headed.
In a good news for passengers, they have to now pay less for booking tour packages with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Railway board chairperson Ashwani Lohani has directed for reduction in the service charge by 10 per cent — from 25 per cent to 15 per cent — levied on the tickets booked through IRCTC’s website.
Train Accidents Have Come Down By 40-45 Percent, Says Railway Board, Hopes To Further Reduce Mishaps
Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani said that train accidents had come down by 40-45 percent in the current financial year as compared to the previous fiscal.
Indian Railways takes it very seriously when it comes to safety and security and this was proved by the Chairman of Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani.
Travelling in a private two bedroom, lounge, kitchen and toilet setup aboard a train could soon be a reality with the Railways exploring ways to facilitate such luxurious journeys.