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LPG cylinder explodes in army train in Puri, 2 injured
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 : Two persons were injured in an LPG cylinder explosion in the pantry car of a stationary military special train at Puri Railway Station on Wednesday.

Odisha seeks Rs 6,500 cr for railway projects in Budget
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday sought Rs 6,500 crore for railway projects in the state in the Union Budget for 2018-19.

Railway budget to provide for installation of escalators and lifts at ...
New Delhi, Jan 17 : With the aim of providing better amenities, Railways will make a budget provision of Rs 3,400 crore for installing about 3,000 escalators and 1,000 lifts at all major urban and suburban stations across the country.

Railway Ministry to hold 'Mega Conclave'
New Delhi , Jan 16 : In a major initiative to ensure expeditious implementation of Railway Infrastructure Development Plans, Ministry of Railways will be organising a 'Mega Conclave' on Wednesday with all stakeholders including leaders of the construction industry.

Train delays this winter can be worst in 4 years: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 16 : As temperatures in parts of northern India plunge during winter, an app-based railway ticketing service has predicted that train delays in the current fog season would be the worst in the last four years.

Rail commuters vote Kozhikode station 'cleanest': Survey
New Delhi, Jan 16 : Kozhikode railway station in Kerala has been declared the "cleanest" in the country by railway commuters while the Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi is at the lowest rung, said a survey by an app-based travel portal on Tuesday.

Railway stations in south India cleanest, reveals ixigo
New Delhi , Jan 16 : Railways is the most popular means of transport in India that carries a daily ridership of 25+ million from across the country. Data from leading travel marketplace ixigo suggests, around 40 percent of the highest user rated railway stations on the basis of cleanliness are in ...

'Bhajan mandalis' cannot be stopped from playing in Mumbai locals: ...
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 14 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday that the bhajan mandalis, groups of music artistes who play devotional songs in Mumbai trains, would not be banned even if they did create noise pollution.

Maintenance work to affect train services in Mumbai on Sunday
Mumbai [Maharashtra], Jan. 13 : A mega block will be taking place on suburban sections of Central Railway Mumbai for carrying out maintenance work on Sunday, January 14.

Railway finance corp to expand footprint soon: Piyush Goyal
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 13 : Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday that the Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) will expand its footprint into newer lines of business in the coming days.

BSE's India Inx lists IRFC's first green bond
Mumbai, Jan 13 : BSE's India International Exchange (India Inx) on Saturday said it has listed Indian Railways Finance Corporation's (IRFC) first green bond on its global securities market.

Prioritise railway connectivity in Arunachal - CM Khandu
Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Jan.13 : Chief Minister Pema Khandu has appealed to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to prioritise rail connectivity to Arunachal Pradesh in the ensuing Union General Budget 2018-19.

China-built railways in Sri Lanka start track-laying
Colombo, Jan 13 : The track-laying commencement of the first phase of the China-built Matara-Kataragama railway extension project has started in Matara in Sri Lanka.

UP CM takes stock of Gorakhpur night shelter
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan 13 : As cold wave continues to grip Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited a shelter for homeless, 'RainBasera', near Gorakhpur railway station to check the arrangements.

CBI arrests ex-railway official on misappropriation charge
Kolkata, Jan 12 : The CBI on Friday said a former South Eastern Railway official, who was absconding for more than nine years, was arrested from West Bengal's Alipurduar in connection with misappropriation of construction materials involving an alleged loss of over Rs 27 lakh to the railway.

Sarju, Lather emerge victorious at women's boxing nationals
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 12 : Sarju Bala of Manipur and Sonia Lather of Railways won the titles in their respective weight categories at the 2nd Elite Womens National Boxing Championship here on Friday.

Cold wave disrupts railways
New Delhi , Jan 12 : The intense cold wave continues to choke rail, road, and air traffic in Northern India.

Platform tickets cost doubled in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan 12 : The railway authorities in Hyderabad have doubled the platform ticket at some major railway stations for a week to reduce the congestion during the festival season.

China's proposed new Silk Road hit by political, financial hurdles
Hong Kong [China], Jan.12 : Political and financial obstacles are reportedly coming in the way of China's plan for a modern Silk Road in Eurasia that would majorly include infrastructure projects linked to railways, ports and other facilities.

Hyderabad: Platform ticket price hiked for a week
Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan 11 : To regulate the entry of non-travelling public into major railway stations, the South Central Railway hiked the price of platform ticket at Secundrabad railway station from Rs 10 to 20 between January 11 and 17.

After explosives, police find bullets near Kerala railway bridge
Malappuram (Kerala), Jan 11 : While the Kerala Police, Indian Army and other agencies were examining five explosive devices recovered from a river near a railway bridge at the state's Kuttipuram last week, a large quantity of bullets was found from the area on Thursday, police said.

Now, pvt companies can supply meals in trains
New Delhi , Jan 12 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will allow companies to supply their ready-to-eat meals directly to passengers on trains.

Now, an app to plan rail traffic, optimise freight ops
New Delhi , Jan 11 : In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, the Ministry of Railways on Thursday launched Smart the Freight Operation Optimisation and Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers.

Jeevan Jyot Cancer Relief and Care Trust organizes 'Prince Kutchhi ...
Mumbai , Jan 11 : Jeevan Jyot Cancer Relief and Care Trust will organize 'Prince Kutchhi Vyapar Mela' (Kutchhi Trade Fair) during 26th to 28th January 2018 at Central Railway Ground, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Parel, Mumbai. The Fair is sponsored by Prince Pipe, Green Cure and National Railway Mazdoor ...

NF Railway introduces new technology to tackle fog
Guwahati, Jan 11 : The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has introduced a new GPS-based system in all locomotives for auto warning to train drivers during the foggy season, an official said on Thursday.

Minor dies after getting hit by train
Vadodara (Gujarat) , Jan 11 : A nine-year-old child died after being hit by a train while crossing a railway track in Gujarat's Karodia village.

Charbagh Junction to receive International makeover
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) January 11 : Lucknow's Charbagh Railway Station, one of the two main railway stations of the city, will soon receive a makeover just like the International airports.

Piyush Goel exhorts people to use Astha Circuit Special Train service
New Delhi Jan. 11 : Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday exhorted people to avail Astha Circuit Special Train service.

Odisha: 25,000 Railway scouts, guides form human chain
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) Jan 11 : Around 25,000 students of All India Railway Bharat Scouts and Guides on Wednesday formed a 5 km long human chain in Odisha's Bhubaneswar for creating awareness on peace and integrity in the society.

Rail museum offers ride on India's first monorail every week
New Delhi, Jan 10 : Visitors at the National Rail Museum can now take a historical train ride on the country's first monorail -- Patiala State Monorail Tramway (PSMT) -- every Thursday, Railways officials said.