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Indian Railways Striding on Low Carbon Pathway
New Delhi : Ministry of Railways hosted a side event titled, "Indian Transport Sector: Marching towards sustainable mobility" at Conference of Parties (COP-23), Indian Pavilion at Bonn, Germany on 14th November 2017.

Coal India Limited and Railways jointly succeed in loading 250 coal ...
New Delhi : In a major achievement, the synergetic efforts of Coal India Limited (CIL) and Railways with close monitoring by the Ministries of Coal, Railways and Power have resulted in unprecedented growth in coal off-take and improved despatch of coal for power sector in particular.

NIA arrests four in possession of FICN worth Rs 9.1 lakh
Kolkata (West Bengal) , November 16 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA), Kolkata Branch, has seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with a face value of Rs 9.1 lakh (in the denomination of INR 2,000) from the vicinity of the Howrah Railway Station from four persons, who were later ...

Teamsters Statement on Hudson Bay Railway
OTTAWA: The following is a statement from Roland Hackl, Vice-President of the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC), regarding the unprecedented challenges with rail operations on the Hudson Bay Railway (HBR):

All railway coaches to have bio-toilets by 2018
New Delhi , Nov.15 : The Ministry of Railways has advanced the target for 100 percent completion of installing Bio-toilets in coaches to December 2018.

Railway Minister gives directions for comprehensive training ...
New Delhi : Under the direction of Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal, a comprehensive plan for imparting training to all employees of Indian Railways is being prepared with a view to upgrade skill and knowledge. This comprehensive training programme named as "Project Saksham" ...

JR Central Announces Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App
TOKYO: Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) and West Japan Railway Company (JR West) have released a new free smartphone app, the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App, through which users may purchase tickets for the Tokaido Sanyo bullet train line, Japan's main artery connecting Tokyo, ...

Piyush Goyal approves Vizag-Jagdalpur express' extension to ...
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) November 14 : Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday approved to extend Visakhapatnam-Jagdalpur express upto Dantewada's Kirandul to facilitate easy transport of passengers in the Naxal-affected region here.

ED questions Tejashwi Yadav in IRCTC scam case
Patna (Bihar) , November 13 : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prashad Yadav's son and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav in connection with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam case.

Slab falls off Andheri railways ceiling, injures 2
Andheri (Mumbai) , Nov 13: A portion of the ceiling at Andheri Railway station came crashing down and injured two members of a family.

Piyush Goyal inaugurates Vivaan Solar's 5MWp solar project for ...
New Delhi , Nov 10 : Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday launched a 5-megawatt peak (MWp) project of solar plants engineered by Vivaan Solar, a solar PV installation and development company at Hazrat Nizamuddin, Anand Vihar, Old Delhi and New Delhi stations.

Gaps in flagging procedures led to 2016 crossing collision near ...
DORVAL, QC: In its investigation report (R16D0076) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that a lack of compliance with hand-signalling procedures and insufficient signalling equipment contributed to the August 2016 collision between a Canadian National Railway (CN) ...

Coal India's New App Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App for the benefit ...
New Delhi : Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways and Coal has launched 'Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App' benefitting customers of Coal India Limited (CIL) lifting coal through road mode.

Surat businessmen laud GST: Piyush Goyal
Surat (Gujarat) , November 8 : Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has met businessmen in Surat district of Gujarat and claimed that the traders unanimously welcomed the Goods and Services Tax(GST).

Indian Railways Chairman calls out Indigo over passenger 'manhandling'
New Delhi , November 8 : The Chairman of the Indian Railways Ashwani Lohani on Tuesday expressed angst at the manhandling of a passenger of the IndiGo by two airline staff at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on October 15.

Beaten German national arrested in Sonbhadra
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh) , November 6 : The German tourist, who was beaten up by a man at the Robertsganj Railway Station yesterday in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, was arrested for possession of forged documents on Monday.

Woman gives birth in Nellore Railway station
Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 6 : A woman gave birth to a child at Nellore Railway station in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday night.

Beaten German national requests Sushma Swaraj for help, support
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) , November 6 : The German tourist, Holger Eric, who was beaten up by a man at the Robertsganj Railway Station yesterday in the Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh has said he was looking for means to approach External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for help and support.

Bhopal gangrape: 10 police officers transferred
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , November 5 : Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday transferred 10 railway police officers, three days after the horrifying gang-rape of a civil services aspirant near the Habibganj Railway Station.

German national beaten up in UP
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh) , November 5 : A German national was beaten up by a group of people at the Robertsganj Railway Station in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday.

Raj Thackeray alleges Bandra fire was planned, not accident
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , November 05 : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Saturday claimed that the fire that broke out on October 26 in a slum near Bandra railway station was not an accident, but a planned incident.

NLC to set up solar plants on railways' vacant land: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi , November 4 : The Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) will set up solar power plants on the railways' vacant land, Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.

Aadhaar exposes 5 crore ghost accounts: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi , November 4 : Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on Saturday asserted that Aadhaar has exposed five crore 'ghost accounts.'

Railway hotel tender case: ED summons Tejashwi Yadav on Nov. 13
Hyderabad (Telangana) , November 3 : The Enforcement Directorate has issued a summon to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prashad Yadav's son and former Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav to appear before it on November 13 in connection with the railway hotel tender case.

Tripura gets its first Rajdhani Express Train
Agartala [Tripura] , November 2 : In an attempt to redefine the transportation system of the north-eastern states of the country, Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain has flagged off the first Rajdhani express train for Tripura from Agartala Railway station.

India Japan Cooperation in Rail Safety makes further headway
New Delhi : Japanese Railways is one of the oldest Rail system in the world. Japan is the pioneer in the High Speed Rail 'Shinkansen'. Japanese Railways has an impeccable record with Safety. Ministry of Railways (GoI) had requested Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism ...

Goods train derails in Harda, MP
Harda (Madhya Pradesh) , Nov 1 : Carriage of a goods train derailed near Bhirangi railway station in Madhya Pradesh's Harda on Wednesday.

India, Japan cooperation in rail safety makes further headway
New Delhi , October 31 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal along with Centre for Responsible Business (CRB) and other Board Members on Tuesday met Japanese delegation comprising members of terms of reference (TOR) mission and members from the rail related industries over incidents of rail breakage and ...

Railways have taken various decisions for Mumbai suburban: Piyush ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) October 31: Railway minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that the ministry has taken various decisions after surveying the Mumbai suburban in the wake of the Elphinstone station tragedy.

Central Asia and Europe linked by Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway
Ankara [Turkey], Oct.31 : Central Asia and Europe have finally been linked by railway via the Caucasus region.