Indian Railways

Complete automation of Railways' signalling system on the cards

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 13:08

New Delhi, Jan 28 Complete modernisation of Indian Railways' entire signalling system, including automation, at a whopping cost of Rs 78,000 crore is likely to get the nod among other safety measures in the forthcoming budget.


Centre has 15 new rail projects for Northeast: PM Modi

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 13:08

Aizwal, Dec 16 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the Centre is committed to put all the state capitals of the northeast on the rail map and is executing 15 new projects in the region.


Railways target completing Bullet Train project by August 2022

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 11:04

New Delhi, Nov 9, Unfazed by opposition criticism, Indian Railways is working overtime to push ahead with the much-talked about the "Bullet Train" project, aiming to complete it ahead of the August 2022 deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 21:10

Mumbai, Sep 7, Long distance train services on the Central Railway were severely hit on Thursday evening due to a derailment in the Western Ghats section, officials said.


Modi talks of strictest action against corrupt railway officials

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 23:02

New Delhi, April 26, Reviewing the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances related to the Railways, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that "strictest possible action" will be taken against railway officials found guilty of corruption.


Maneka Gandhi writes to Prabhu on issues of disabled passengers

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 23:24

New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Taking cognisance of an online petition by a disabled woman, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Monday wrote to Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu requesting him to facilitate comfortable train travel for the disabled on a "mission mode".


Railways to launch train for religious tourism

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:06

Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The railways will launch a train for religious tourists on February 17 that will originate in Guwahati and cover shrines in West Bengal and Odisha, it was announced on Wednesday.


Railways, Karnataka to build suburban service system for Bengaluru

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 23:48

Bengaluru, Jan 16 (IANS) The Railway Ministry and the Karnataka government on Monday signed an agreement to jointly fund a suburban train service system across the city for thousands of commuters harried by gridlocks on choked roads.


17 trains rescheduled, 40 late due to dense fog

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 11:24

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) At least 17 trains were rescheduled and 40 others were running late on Monday due to heavy fog in the many parts of north India, a railway official said.


Suresh Prabhu lays foundation stones of Rs 2,000 crore projects in Punjab

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 20:06

Bathinda, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of the Punjab assembly elections, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday laid foundation stones of seven railway projects worth Rs 2,000 crore in the state, and announced that Punjab would also be given the 200-km per hour speed superfast train.


Prabhu lays foundation stone for elevated rail line in Haryana

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 23:04

New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday laid foundation stone for the construction of a four-km-long elevated rail line on Rohtak-Gohana Stretch in Haryana through video-conferencing, an official statement said.