India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
The rail-link from Banihal to Katra, which will improve rail connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir will be completed by 2020, railway officials said in Srinagar on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 4, 2015
Railways will roll out its 50,000th coach on July 6, marking a momentous occasion for the national transporter in achieving a record performance in the coach manufacturing sector.a
India News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The World Bank said on Wednesday it has cleared a $650 million or Rs 4,135 crore loan for a huge freight rail corridor that will span 1,100 miles across the northern heartland.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 1, 2015
He highlighted the challenges faced by railways like ticketless travelling and bad condition of toilets in trains and sought innovative ideas from the youth to address these, with a promise of awards for best among them.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today asked young minds to come out with a fool-proof method to prevent ticketless travel in trains.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on monday inaugurated the Integrated Security System (ISS) installed with a total cost Rs 21.72 crore at four railway stations in the metropolis comprising CST, Dadar, Kurla and LTT.
Mumbai News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday June 29, 2015
An inquiry has been ordered into the "freak accident at Churchgate" on Sunday where a local Mumbai train crashed into a platform, leaving five people injured, said Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
Maharashtra government will invest Rs 10,000 crore to develop the railway infrastructure of the state, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 27, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said that the decision on the bullet train project would be taken after examination of a feasibility study which is underway.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today flagged off India's first diesel electric multiple unit (DEMU) train service with an air-conditioned coach in Kochi.
Saturday June 20, 2015
Drawing a comparison between the railway systems of India and China, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said not enough investment has been made in the Railways in India in the last 40 years.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday June 18, 2015
Four critical railway lines that will connect the Chinese border to the Indian hinterland and allow quick troop movement face an uncertain future due to lack of funds. The case is now before Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered a probe into the fire incident at the Route Relay Interlocking (RRI) cabin at Itarsi station in Madhya Pradesh which has severely hit Bhopal, Nagpur and Allahabad-bound rail traffic.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 16, 2015
NITI Aayog will hold a meeting in New Delhi on June 18 in a bid to break the deadlock on the proposed India-Bangladesh railway project, Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey said today.
Kolkata News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Union Minister of State for Urban Development Babul Supriyo on Monday said the first phase of the long-awaited East-West Metro Rail in Kolkata is likely to be commissioned in December 2017, six months ahead of the projected date.
Saturday June 6, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said projects worth over Rs.10,000 crore were being rolled out as part of a fortnight long consumer connect initiative that began on May 26 to improve railway services.
India News | NDTV.com | Sunday June 7, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Dhaka on a two-day maiden visit to Bangladesh, accompanied by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The two countries today ratified the historic Land Boundary Agreement.
Wednesday June 3, 2015
The minister was speaking at the New Delhi Railway Station premises here after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Railways' public sector undertaking Concor (Container Corporation of India) for upgrading of passengers amenities at the city st...
Sunday May 31, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget had proposed to raise service tax from 12.36 per cent (including education cess) to 14 per cent. The proposal takes effect from June 1. The tax is levied on all services except a small negative list.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
In a setback for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, an election tribunal in Pakistan today disqualified his confidant and Railway Minister for vote rigging in 2013 general elections and ordered re-poll in a constituency in Lahore from where he was...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
Railways has initiated the process for setting up of a regulatory body on the lines of telecom sector, said Union Minister Suresh Prabhu who has asked the NITI Aayog Chairman to prepare the roadmap for it.
Sunday April 26, 2015
"If you want to increase the share of traffic to rail from road, you have to invest more in rail," Mr Prabhu said in an interview to PTI.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu introduced the mobile app for paperless unreserved ticketing for commuters in Egmore and Tambram suburban sections in Chennai under Southern Railway zone.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today urged Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to increase the speed of long distance trains from Assam and to improve the facilities in these trains.