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Prabhu to inaugurate first green train corridor on Sunday
New Delhi, July 23 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday will inaugurate country's first green train corridor, between Rameshwaram and Manamadurai as all the trains running on this stretch would be provided with discharge free bio-toilets.
Prabhu to start work on new India-B'desh railway project on July 31
Agartala, July 23 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will lay the foundation stone for a new India-Bangladesh railway project and flag-off the Agartala to New Delhi passenger train service on July 31, a Tripura minister said here on Saturday.
Suresh Prabhu inaugurates passenger amenities at Yasvantpur station
Bengaluru, July 23 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated a host of passengers services and other amenities on Saturday at the Yasvantpur station, one of the three railways stations that serve Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Northeast railway collects Rs 12 crore from ticketless travellers in ...
Agartala, July 22 : The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) registered 171,578 cases of ticketless or improper travel in the April-June quarter, collecting Rs 12.06 crore in fines, said an official on Friday.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to be ready by 2023-24: Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, July 20 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor would be completed by 2023-24.
IRCTC, SBI sign MoU on promotion of rail ticketing activities
New Delhi, July 20: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the country's largest public sector bank, State Bank of India (SBI), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to hammer out a detailed plan for promotion of rail ticketing activities, including internet ticketing ...
Indian Railways to install solar panels in all railway buildings
Amritsar, July 18 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that in the near future, solar panels would be installed in all railway buildings across the nation.
Infosys to compensate Swathi's family soon
Bengaluru, July 15 : IT major Infosys Ltd would soon compensate the family of its late employee S. Swathi, 24, who was hacked to death by a stalker at a Chennai railway station on June 24 when she was on way to office, a company official said on Friday.
Anil Kapoor's local train stunt invites Railways' notice
Mumbai, July 15 : A day after veteran Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor was seen leaning out of a suburban local train during a promotional stint for his forthcoming show "24", the Western Railway here on Friday slapped a notice on the production house demanding an explanation on the stunts by the ...
Prabhu to sanction redevelopment of Bhopal's Habibganj railway station
New Delhi, July 14 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu will on Thursday formally give his sanction to a development agreement for the redevelopment of the Habibganj Station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
London industrial estate hit by massive blaze
London, July 14 : Hundreds of firefighters on Thursday were tackling a major blaze that broke out close to one of the Britain's busiest railway stations.
Trainman partners with Jugnoo to solve last mile connectivity issues
New Delhi, July 13 : Trainman, the online platform catering to Indian Railway travelers by assisting them with various train related information and intelligence, has tied up with Jugnoo, India's leading on-demand auto-rickshaw aggregator. The tie up will enable passengers to book auto-rickshaws ...
Tourists compound bootlegging problem in Goa: Konkan Railway
Panaji, July 13 : Tourists visiting Goa in search of cheap booze compound the issue of bootlegging along the Konkan Railway route, which spans across four coastal states -- Maharashtra, Goa Karnataka and Kerala, a Konkan Railway spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Mumbai observes 10th anniversary of serial train blasts
Mumbai, July 11 : Mumbaikars on Monday mourned the victims of the serial blasts in Western Railway suburban trains on July 11, 2006 when 209 persons were killed and over 700 injured.
Three trains cancelled, 12 diverted after derailment on ...
Nandurbar (Maharashtra), July 11 : The derailment of four coaches of the Surat-Nandurbar passenger train near Maharashtra's Nandurbar district late Sunday night led to cancellation of three passenger trains and diversion of 12 express trains on Monday, Western Railway officials said.
Narendra Modi wishes Suresh Prabhu on his birthday
New Delhi, July 11 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wished Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on his birthday.
Narendra Modi visits Pietermaritzburg Railway Station, remembers ...
Durban, Jul 9 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi went back in time as he arrived at the Pietermaritzburg Railway Station in South Africa on Saturday and visited the the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was offloaded from the train.
Narendra Modi relives Mahatma Gandhi's train journey to ...
Durban, July 9 : Reliving history, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently visiting South Africa, boarded a train at the Pentrich railway station to Pietermaritzburg station.
21 injured in Taipei train explosion, say reports
Taipei (Taiwan), July 7 : At least 21 people reported injured after a commuter train moving nearby Songshan Railway Station exploded and burst into flames on Thursday night, reported Focus Taiwan.
Vital north-east rail link back on track after two months
Silchar (Assam)/Agartala, July 7 : The broad gauge line of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) -- the lifeline of several north-eastern states -- was restored on Thursday, almost two months after it was damaged by heavy rains.
Indian Railways announces AC coach for DEMU train
New Delhi, July 7 : Indian Railways has developed its first air-conditioned coach for its diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU) trains, an official statement said on Thursday.
Railways streamlines process for concession certificates to ...
New Delhi, July 6 : In order to streamline the procedure for issuing of concessional certificate to physically challenged persons, Railways has made changes to the rules in case of change of residence for the convenience of the passengers.
Maitree Express to resume service on Sunday
Kolkata, July 6 : Services of the Kolkata-Dhaka Maitree Express train, which have been temporally suspended on account of Eid-ul-Fitr, will resume on Sunday, the Eastern Railway said on Wednesday.
Rajen Gohain takes charge as MoS Railways
New Delhi, July 6 : Four-time parliamentarian Rajen Gohain on Wednesday assumed charge as Minister of State for Railways and said safety and security of passengers and expediting rail projects in the north-east will be among his priorities.
Defective trains manufactured by China 'not safety-critical'
Singapore, July 6 : Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Wednesday said the defects found on trains manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and China Southern Railway (CSR) Sifang were "not safety-critical".
India Inc gives Rs 1.9 crore to railways for Latur water trains
Mumbai, July 5 : The Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has awarded Rs 1.90 crore to the Central Railway for its unique initiative of providing drinking water through Jaldoot, or water trains, to the thirsting population of Maharashtra's Latur last April-May.
Cabinet approves creation of one post of Chief Works Manager in the ...
New Delhi, July 5 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the creation of one revenue charged Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) post of Chief Works Manager (CWM) in the Mechanical Department of Diesel Component Factory, Dankuni on Eastern Railway.
Cabinet approves new post in Eastern Railway
New Delhi, July 5 : The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the creation of senior administrative grade post of Chief Works Manager in the Mechanical Department of Diesel Component Factory, Dankuni (West Bengal) under the Eastern Railway.
Pillay thanks PM Modi for helping ailing Shahid
New Delhi, July 5 : Former Indian hockey team skipper Dhanraj Pillay on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Sports Ministry and Indian Railways for providing financial assistance to ailing legend Mohammad Shahid.
West Bengal: Suspected terrorist with JMB links held in Burdwan
Kolkata, Jul 5 : Acting on a tip off, police on Monday late evening booked one suspected terrorist linked to Jamaat Ul Mujahideen Bangladesh from a passenger train at Burdwan railway station in West Bengal, officials said.