Now, a mathematical formula will be used to optimise the productivity of passenger trains by determining the number of locomotives required for each train, the railways said today.
In a bid to eliminate the practice of manually recording punctuality performance at 41 major railway junctions across zones to ensure correct reporting of such data, Railway Board has instructed zonal railways to link the arrival.
It all goes well, the distance between Jaipur and Delhi could be covered in 90 minutes in the future. Ministry of railways is planning to have a semi-high speed train on Jaipur-Delhi route which would run at a speed of up to 200 km/hour.
To set in motion a revamped station redevelopment programme, the ministry of railways is seeking approval to nominate public-sector undertakings (PSUs) in case the proposed nodal agency.
Railways invites online applications of around 90,000 posts in Group C Level I (Erstwhile Group D) like Track maintainer, Points man, Helper, Gateman, Porter and Group C Level II categories like Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP), Technicians (Fitter, Crane Driver, Blacksmith, Carpenter) through Railway Recruitment Boards websites.
The Ministry of Railways is planning to announce 10,000 kilometres of new high-speed corridors in April 2018 for trains to run at speed of 200-250 kilometres per hour, the Times of India has reported.
The Indian Railways in one of the biggest recruitment drive recently announced a number of job vacancies for interested and eligible aspirants across states.
In order to promote heritage preservation, the Ministry of Railways have identified several reformative measures. The Railway Board has decided to launch a special drive to identify various heritage items/artefacts that are currently lying unnoticed at different locations.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Indian Railways have introduced new General Conditions or Contracts (GCC) for Services to define the terms and conditions for contractors engaged in service contracts for non-operational areas.
Several stations under Danapur division of east central railway (ECR) will soon be equipped with solar panels.