Indian Railways has announced more than 1 lakh jobs that will be available for high school pass students to engineers.
Under the Railway Ministry’s “Operation Swarn”, Western Railway’s premier Rajdhani Express on Tuesday got refurbished coaches.
India’s fastest train, Gatimaan Express, which runs at a speed of 160 kmph, will slow down to 130 kmph after it is extended to Gwalior and Jhansi, according to senior railways officials.
Indian Railways to promote heritage preservation! In a bid to promote heritage preservation in Indian Railways, the Railway Ministry has decided to take certain reformative measures.
South Coast Railway (SCoR) is likely to become a reality soon with the Central Government and the Railway Ministry bowing to the pressure exerted by Andhra Pradesh Government and public representatives to form the new railway zone.
The Railway ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) on Tuesday to augment the existing system of Ayush in Railway Hospitals.
Indian Railways is set to miss its target of 3,500 km of new tracks, gauge conversion and doubling/tripling for capacity augmentation due to a shortage in supply of rails, and available rails are being diverted for renewal of existing tracks.
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.
Indian Railways’ all new 12,000 horsepower electric locomotive — being produced in collaboration with Alstom of France and which can run at speeds of up to 120 kmph — would be rolled out in March when French President Emmanuel Macron visits India, Railway Ministry sources said.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley might announce new and fast-paced trains in the Budget 2018. Train set 18’s manufacturing is in its last leg and the aluminium-body trains will be manufactured in 2020.