By 2021-22, the average speeds of trains will increase by 10-15 per cent when railways achieves 100 per cent electrification of its network, a senior official of the national transporter said on Monday.
Railway officers can now lose jobs for trying to delay or evade transfer orders on promotion will now result in railway officers losing their seniority, the railway board has indicated.
The South Eastern Railway will run two special trains from Ernakulam in flood-ravaged Kerala to Santragachi/Howrah to evacuate stranded people this evening, an SER spokesman said.
A Record of Discussion (ROD) in connection with the capacity development on railway safety has been signed between the railway ministry and a Japanese international cooperation agency.
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.