India is going ahead with the resumption of services on the Jainagar-Janakpur broad gauge railway link with Nepal, raising hopes of better connectivity between the two countries.
The Railway Ministry has decided to launch “digital museums” at 22 stations on Independence Day to showcase its history after the Prime Minister’s Office objected to the public transporter investing money in developing separate railway museums.
Parliamentary Panel Questions Railways: Why No Completion Report For 78 Projects Commissioned 24 Years Ago
Finding no completion reports for 78 railway projects commissioned 24 years ago, a parliamentary panel has said if a test audit could reveal so many instances of non-preparation of reports, the “quantum” of such cases, across zones, at present would be much more.
RECENT railway statistics in India indicate that the enhancement of passenger fares in order to discourage travelling has not had the intended effect.
Members of several rail users’ forums met commissioner of railway safety K A Manoharan on Monday as part of an inquiry into the St Thomas Mount train accident which claimed five lives.
Railway Board Additional Member (Budget) Vijay Kumar has taken over the additional charge of Managing Director of Indian Railway Finance Corporation.
The Maharashtra government has agreed to share 50 per cent cost of railway projects in Naxal areas in the state, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain told the Lok Sabha today.
He and his colleagues will not build a house and will only work for the railways, trackman Dharmendra Kumar from the Northern Railway’s Lucknow division has said in an impassioned appeal to the minister while speaking out against the colonial tradition of working as “bonded labourers” for senior officials.
In order to clear extra rush of passengers, South Central Railway will run four special trains between Hyderabad and Jaipur.
Despite continuous cleaning of drains, culverts and nullahs between Matunga and Kurla, this year too, waterlogging was there on tracks.