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    Railways freight earning grew by 14.72 percent in July
    New Delhi, Aug 21 : Indian Railways Thursday reported an increase of 14.72 percent in its revenue from transporting freight during July, which stood at Rs.7,909.35 crore from Rs.6,894.61 crore earned during the corresponding period of last fiscal.

    President condoles loss of lives in train accident in Bihar
    New Delhi, Aug. 20 : President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in an accident in which a speeding train rammed into an auto-rickshaw at a railway crossing in East Champaran District of Bihar.

    India - Czech Republic sign MoU on technical co-operation in Railways
    New Delhi, Aug 19 : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed here today at the Rail Bhawan, between the Railway Ministry and Czech Railways, of the Czech Republic and Association of Czech Railway Industry (ACRI) on technical cooperation in the field of railway sector.

    Court seeks police reply on complaint against Shiv Sena MP
    New Delhi, Aug 19 : A court here Tuesday asked the Delhi Police to file a report on a complaint seeking registration of a case against Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare for allegedly force-feeding a railway employee, on fast during Ramadan, at the Maharashtra Sadan here.

    Three railway officials suspended in Bihar
    Patna, Aug 19 : Three railway officials were suspended Tuesday for negligence of duty a day after 18 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar, officials said.

    18 killed as train hits tempo in Bihar
    Patna, Aug 18 : Eighteen people, including women and children, were killed and two others seriously injured when a tempo they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar Monday, officials said.

    Four killed as train hits tempo in Bihar
    Patna, Aug 18 : At least four people were killed and over a dozen seriously injured when a tempo they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar Monday, officials said.

    Paddler Anindita does a star turn for RSPB
    New Delhi, Aug 17 : A young Dena Bank team put up a fantastic show and almost derailed the Railway Sports Promotion Board's (RSPB) plans of retaining their top perch in Group B in the 44th Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships being held at the Thyagraj Stadium here Sunday.

    Railway Ministry launches passenger and freight friendly IT ...
    New Delhi, Aug.14 : To provide more hassle-free services to railway users, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has launched new information technology initiatives and applications.

    Railways amendment bill referred to standing committee
    New Delhi, Aug 11 : The government Monday agreed to refer to a standing committee a bill that seeks to amend the Railways Act by changing the definition of "accidental falling".

    Two bodies found on Ghaziabad rail track
    Ghaziabad, Aug 10 : Two bodies, presumably of a married couple, were Sunday found on a railway track here, police said.

    Railways to conduct studies on diamond quadrilateral network
    New Delhi, Aug 8 : Indian Railways will soon conduct studies on the proposed diamond quadrilateral network of high speed rail connecting the four major metros and growth centres of the country, Minister of State (Railways) Manoj Sinha Friday said.

    Railways to conduct studies on diamond quadrilateral network
    New Delhi, Aug 8 : Indian Railways will soon conduct studies on the proposed diamond quadrilateral network of high speed rail connecting the four major metro and growth centres of the country, Minister of State (Railways) Manoj Sinha Friday said.

    Opposition leaders up in arms over increase in FDI cap in Railways, ...
    New Delhi, Aug. 7 : Opposition leaders have come out strongly against the reported hike in FDI cap in Defence and Railways by saying that they will oppose this move of the NDA government.

    TMC to protest in Parliament over increase in FDI cap in Defence, ...
    New Delhi, Aug. 7 : Accusing the government of totally subverting democracy, Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien today said the Trinamool Congress will protest in Parliament over the reported increase in FDI cap in the Defence and Railway sectors.

    Mosquito terminator to check dengue
    New Delhi, Aug 7 : South Delhi Municipal Corporation, in association with Northern Railway, will launch a "mosquito terminator" Friday to prevent the spread of dengue at railway platforms.

    Mamata despairs over FDI in railways
    Kolkata, Aug 7 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday voiced concern about India's "fate" after the government approved 100 percent FDI in railway infrastructure and 49 percent in defence.

    FICCI welcomes 100 percent FDI in railways
    New Delhi, Aug 7 : The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Thursday welcomed the government's decision to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in railway infrastructure.

    Railways to compensate only if it is at fault
    New Delhi, Aug 7 : The government Thursday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Railways Act of 1989 so that it pays compensation after accidents only if it is at fault.

    Stocks of railway companies rise
    New Delhi, Aug 7 : Stocks of companies associated with the railways increased Thursday, a day after 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in railway infrastructure was approved by the union cabinet.

    Foreign equity can flag next leg of Indian rail's journey
    By Arvind Padmanabhan: A momentous decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi government late Wednesday, allowing 100-percent foreign equity in big-ticket projects of Indian Railways for the first time, can prove a game-changer for the 160-year-old network in India that was seen floundering in recent ...

    Stocks of railway companies rise
    New Delhi, Aug 7 : Stocks of companies associated with the railways increased around noon Thursday, a day after 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in railway infrastructure was approved by the cabinet.

    World's highest railway track stretches closer to Mt. Everest
    Washington, Aug 6 : The world's highest railway track now reaches even closer to Mount Everest, as China stretches the track connecting Tibetan cities of Lhasa and Shigatse.

    Rajya Sabha adjourned
    New Delhi, Aug 7 : The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in railways as well as the CSAT row.

    Way paved for foreign equity push for India's railways, defence
    New Delhi, Aug 6 : India Wednesday took a major step forward in big-ticket reforms, allowing varying levels of enhanced foreign equity in the crucial defence hardware industry and railroad infrastructure, keeping with the promise made in last month's national and rail budgets.

    Cabinet approves 100 percent FDI in railways
    New Delhi, Aug 6 : The government Wednesday approved a proposal to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) for building railways infrastructure.

    UPSC protest: Students block railway tracks in Bihar
    Patna, Aug 2 : Students led by All India Students' Association (AISA) Saturday blocked railway tracks in Bihar's Bhojpur and Darbhanga districts demanding scrapping of the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) from the UPSC entrance examination, police said.

    10 killed in Bangladesh train-bus collision
    Dhaka, Aug 1 : At least 10 people were killed and 50 injured Friday when a train collided with a bus at a railway crossing in Bangladesh's Jhenaidah district.

    Four coaches of Lalkuan Express derail in Lucknow
    Lucknow, July 29 : Four coaches of a train derailed late Monday here when a fighting bull and cow suddenly came on the railway tracks and hit engine of the moving Lal Kuan Express, officials said. But no passenger was injured.

    Railway employee repeatedly gang-raped, three held
    Kolkata, July 26 : Three people were arrested while Eastern Railway Saturday ordered a high level probe following allegations by an employee that she was repeatedly raped by four of her colleagues at a city railway yard.

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