India Blooms News Service reported that in a major initiative to ensure expeditious implementation of ambitious Railway Infrastructure Development Plans, Ministry of Railways is organizing a “Mega Conclave” with all stakeholders including leaders of the construction industry.
To bring back lost coal freight revenue, the ministry of railways has prepared a scheme for a bypass rail route near the 35-km line between Chandrapura and Dhanbad that was closed due to underground fire at the Jharia (Jharkhand) coalfields in June.
The Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Ltd (MRVC), a Public Sector undertaking of Government of India under the Ministry of Railways (MoR), has released notification for the recruitment of candidates to fill various positions laying vacant.
The Ministry of Railways is set to approach the Cabinet to clear two semi-high speed projects. The ministry will soon submit the proposal for cabinet clearance.
In order to provide customised and focused amenities to passengers, the ministry of railways has recategorised stations across the country.
In a bid to provide better passenger services and amenities at railway stations across the country, the Railways on Thursday said that it has revised categories of various stations.
In a bid to save about 240 Million Units of Electricity annually, the Ministry of Railways is actively working to provide 100% LED lighting for its most of the Non-traction Energy needs like Railway Staff Colonies, Railway Stations, and Railway Platforms etc.
The Indian railways has started accepting payment made through Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app, a mobile application developed by National Payments Corporation of India.
Four days after the derailment of Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express train, the Ministry of Railways has suspended three officials over the accident. The three suspended railway officials include an engineer, a supervisor and a track man.
Two months after a run-in with US giant General Electric Co. (GE) over the manufacture of diesel locomotives, Indian Railways has decided to phase out diesel engines in the next five years and switch entirely to electric ones.