Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani said safety is top priority for Indian Railways and to achieve it field units are being empowered financially and administratively.
The Railway Board has ordered a review of all rail bridges in the country that need repair after it was found that out of the 275 such bridges only 23 had speed restrictions on them.
The Indian Railways will soon cut short the running time of over 500 long-distance trains by up to two hours, a senior railway official said on Friday.
As part of the Indian Railways’ efforts to adopt technology to prevent accidents, it has started trial run on a computerised automatic train protection system.
The initial public offerings (IPOs) of three profitable rail PSUs — Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC), Ircon International and Rites — are likely to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2017-18, officials said.
For travellers between Mumbai and Delhi, the Indian Railways has a good news: new Super Rajdhani will be launched from October 16
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Indian Railways will spend Rs 1,000 crore a month over the next six months to replace old and out-of-date tracks with new ones, an exercise aimed at reducing train derailments.
The Indian Railways will run a special Rajdhani train between Delhi and Mumbai beginning Monday that will decrease the travel time the existing Rajdhanis take by two hours.
Alstom has commenced production of electric locomotive at its manufacturing facility in Bihar’s Madhepura a year ahead of its schedule, an official said.