The Indian Railways is expected to post total revenue of Rs 1.8 lakh crore in the current fiscal year, slightly short of initial target but 10% more than what it reported last year.
Toilets in railway coaches will no longer be stinky or blocked, for Indian Railways intends to roll out 100 coaches with imported bio-vacuum toilets—that are on par with ones in aeroplanes—by January 2018!
he Indian Railways will soon start making public a list of its best and worst performing trains and zones, with an aim to improve service standards by encouraging competition within the organisation.
The Indian Railways said today it has terminated the contracts of 15 caterers and debarred 16 catering contractors this year till November amidst complaints of over-charging and poor quality food served on trains.
Indian Railways is notorious for lack of cleanliness and delay in train services. Stains of paan, tobacco and gutkha on platforms, behind schedule trains, throw the Indian Railways off track.
Passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus can now watch informative videos while waiting for their train, thanks to a partnership between Indian Railways and Google.
The Indian Railways, it seems, is a veritable cave of treasures for robbers of all hues. From copper wires to iron bolts, towels to wash basin, blankets to faucets, nothing was spared.
Indian Railways will soon offer incentives to passengers who use cashless mediums to pay for their tickets. The national transporter already offers a 0.5% discount on purchase of monthly travel pass if the payment is made through debit and credit cards.
Indian Railways Finance Corporation has issued its inaugural green bond on behalf of Indian Railways — the world’s fourth largest rail network.
The Indian Railways’s financing arm today listed its first green bond on the London Stock Exchange with an aim to finance infrastructure for dedicated freight corridors and passenger transport in India.