Thomson Reuters | Wednesday September 23, 2015
The government has appointed Chinese, French and Spanish firms to conduct studies into building three high-speed rail lines linking its major cities, the Railways Ministry said on Wednesday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 14, 2015
In an effort to decongest roads and railways, the government on Monday announced it was easing cabotage law for a period of five years to allow special vessels like Ro-Ro ships for transporting cargo between different ports along its coast.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 13, 2015
Stinking washrooms on trains may become a thing of the past with the railways launching the trial run of vacuum toilet on Dibrugarh Rajdhani from Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 12, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has sought investment from South Korea in the Indian Railways, according to a statement issued by the Indian embassy in Seoul on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 6, 2015
Indian Railways will join hands with ISRO to get online satellite images for improving safety and enhancing efficiency.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
The council, headed by Mr Tata, will take up the performance and social responsibility of public transporter in the upcoming meeting at the Rail Bhawan.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 18, 2015
The ministry has uploaded a detailed questionnaire on the bedrolls used during travel on trains.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Passengers travelling on Western Railway (WR), in near future, can hop into a posh restaurant, relax in a special lounge room, take part in recreational activities or enjoy shopping with their favourite brands at 28 stations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
The Indian economy will register an increased growth by 2-3 per cent if the country's railway network is pumped with a massive investment to boost the connectivity, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said.
Press Trust of India | Sunday July 12, 2015
Amid a fall in freight loadings, there are more worries for the Indian Railways with passenger bookings declining by over 8 per cent in June.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
Rail tracks in a stretch of 175 km will not be strewn with human excreta from October 2 with installation of bio-toilets on trains plying on two routes, marking completion of the first year of the launch of Swachh Bharat Campaign by PM Modi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Passengers will now get text messages on their mobile phones if their scheduled trains get cancelled.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
The timings for booking Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes will change from June 15 as the Railways has staggered the schedule to reduce the load on the ticketing site and booking windows.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 28, 2015
Railways has suffered losses of about Rs 100 crore due to the ongoing Gujjar agitation which has forced cancellation and diversion of as many as 326 Mail and Express trains on Kota-Mathura route so far.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Rail commuters can now use a mobile phone App to obtain tickets in the unreserved category as the Indian railways takes forward its initiative for paperless ticketing from today.
Saturday April 18, 2015
The Coal Ministry is expected to sign a pact on Monday with the Railways and the Odisha government to implement projects for evacuation of fuel, a top official said on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
Indian Railways, the lifeline of the country and perhaps its most preferred mode of transport, today completed 162 years in the service of the nation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
Aiming to eliminate direct discharge toilets from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by 2020-21, Railways has drawn up an action plan to replace them with environment-friendly bio-toilets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
The rate of platform ticket will be increased from Rs 5 to Rs 10 per ticket, according to a Railway Ministry release today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 16, 2015
"A provision of Rs 19 crore has been included for feasibility study of Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Railwa Corridors in the Railway Budget 2015-16," he said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
The NDA government will carry forward and implement the "good" policies and rail projects of the UPA regime, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in Lok Sabha today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 20, 2015
While seeking public suggestions to maintain a healthy balance sheet, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Today cited lack of resources to upgrade services to meet the growing aspirations of the passengers.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 20, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai has been requested by the Indian Railways to evolve a transparency mechanism for the functioning of the ministry and its operations.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
In a move to prevent accidents, Railways has given its nod to a Rs 28.61 crore contract for installation of a train protection warning system (TPWS) along the 67-km Basin Bridge-Arrakonam route in south India.