A cash-strapped Centre is pressing ahead with its stake-sale plan in five PSUs, but it is moot if minority shareholders of oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will partake of the expected big gains.
The Ministry of Railways will launch 10 new trains under its ‘Sewa’ initiative to ensure better connectivity between smaller towns and important cities. The trains, which were approved recently by the ministry, will commence their respective runs from October 15.
Indian Railways goes green like never before – from electric locomotives to use of solar power; top 5 steps
Indian Railways goes green! Piyush Goyal-chaired Ministry of Railways is taking various steps in a bid to promote a green environment and renewable energy. From the installation of bio-toilets to the electrification of railway tracks
New milestone for Dedicated Freight Corridor! Freight train service with electric locomotives to start soon
Big milestone for Indian Railways’ dedicated freight corridor (DFC) project! The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFFCIL), which is the implementing body of the DFC project under the Ministry of Railway
“No tips please, if no bill, your meal is free” – printed on a tin plate with a rate list of the menu be publicly displayed on trains by March this year, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has instructed all zonal railways to ensure transparency in catering services.
Improved connectivity in Northeast! Indian Railways to seek CCEA nod for doubling new Bongaigaon-Guwahati line
Indian Railways’ boost for northeast India! The doubling of Indian Railways’ line from New Bongaigaon-Guwahati via Rangiya in Assam is likely to get approved soon. Recently, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that his ministry
In the last four-and-a-half years, Indian Railways has not only replaced its ageing infrastructure, but it has also introduced a number of new trains with world-class passenger amenities.
People travelling in the first air conditioned suburban local train on the Western Railway line will now get Christmas and New Year gifts. As the AC local completes a year on December 25, the Indian Railways have decided to extend the discounted fares at least for another 4 months.
Kumbh Mela: Indian Railways to use Artificial Intelligence-based technology for crowd control at stations
To tackle the massive rush of passengers during the upcoming Kumbh Mela, Indian Railways is all set to use technology, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), in a big way. The national transporter will deploy as many as 800 special trains.
3,000-km of walls! Indian Railways’ new plan to fence tracks for safety; train speeds to go up to 160 kmph
Days after the Amritsar mishap, Indian Railways has decided to fence its tracks and ward off trespassers in residential areas by building 3,000 km of walls. According to an IE report, the national transporter has estimated that the project will cost around Rs 2,500 crore.