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Ganga Ram Agarwal takes over as railway board secretary
New Delhi, July 31 : Ganga Ram Agarwal, an officer of the Indian railway services of electrical engineering (IRSEE), has been posted as the new secretary of the railway board, the railways ministry said on Friday.
Pakistani woman arrested in Jalandhar
Jalandhar, July 31 : Indian railway police arrest a Pakistani woman from a train in Jalandhar, Punjab, for not carrying passport, visa documents and a valid rail ticket
Move to build rail lines along China border
New Delhi, July 31 : The government has initiated a move to build four strategic railway lines along the international border with China, it was announced on Friday.
Railways seek passenger feedback on bedrolls
New Delhi, July 30 : To improve customer amenities, Indian Railways on Thursday started a survey to seek passenger preference of bedrolls required during train travel.
Two students killed in train-auto collision in Jharkhand
Lohardaga (Jharkhand), July 30 : Two school students were killed and three others were seriously injured when a single train engine collided with an auto carrying the students at an unmanned railway crossing near Iragaon railways station in Lohardagga district.
Railways improve financial performance; OR falls to 91.3 percent
New Delhi, July 30 : Indian Railways on Thursday reported a further decline in its operating ratio (OR) to 91.3 percent from the budgeted target of 92.5 percent in 2014-15.
Suresh Prabhu approves award for railway employee for saving lives of ...
New Delhi, July 29 : Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has approved an award of Rs. 50000 to railway employee Ashwani Kumar for his alertness and courage in detecting the bomb and saving the lives of hundreds of passengers in Punjab.
MBA held for duping people by promising railway jobs
New Delhi, July 29 : A 27-year-old has been arrested for cheating youths of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of providing them jobs in the Indian Railways, police said on Wednesday.
Punjab: Complacence Kills
Publisher, SAIR; President, Institute for Conflict Management: A day-long standoff between the Punjab Police and three terrorists who had holed up in an abandoned housing complex in the Dinanagar Police Station campus in the Gurdaspur District of Punjab in the early hours of July 27, 2015, ended ...
Youth with firearms arrested at Kolkata metro station
Kolkata, July 28 : A 25-year-old youth was arrested after Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel seized pistols and bullets from him at a metro station here, police said on Tuesday.
New inter-city express train from Guwahati soon
New Delhi, July 27 : A new daily inter-city express between Guwahati and Murkongselek in Assam's Dhemaji district will be launched soon, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said on Monday.
Gurdaspur terror attack: Six trains running on Amritsar-Pathankot ...
Amritsar, July 27 : Six trains running on the Amritsar-Pathankot route have been cancelled after the police recovered bombs on the railway tracks following the Gurdaspur terror attack.
Punjab: Five live bombs found on railway track
Dinanagar (Punjab), July 27 : A major railway tragedy was averted after five live bombs were found near a bridge on the railway track on the Amritsar-Pathankot section on Monday.
Rs.1,000 crore approved for India-Bangladesh rail link
Agartala, July 26 : The Indian government has sanctioned around Rs.1,000 crore for a 15-km India-Bangladesh railway project, an official said on Sunday.
Modi accuses Lalu of stalling Railway projects : Gets rebuff
Patna, Jul 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a dig at Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad for stalling railway projects during his tenure as Railway Minister.
Railway ministry: 8 achievements that really aren't
New Delhi, July 25 : During the one year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's term, the ministry of railways has claimed several "new beginnings" and "key reforms". Among its achievements - More rail track (1,375 km) electrified in one year than ever before; earnings increased 12 percent; more ...
Champion fencer allegedly thrown off train by railway police in UP
New Delhi, Jul 24 : A national fencing champion died on Thursday after he was allegedly thrown off a train by the railway police in Uttar Pradesh, reports said.
Fencing champion death: Railways assures appropriate action after ...
New Delhi, July 24 : The Indian Railways on Friday assured appropriate action into the death of national level fencing player Hoshiyar Singh, who was allegedly pushed off a train by Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel.
National level fencing player pushed off train, dies
Mathura, July 24 : A national level fencing player, Hoshiyar Singh, has died after being allegedly pushed off a moving train by Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel near Mathura.
DFCCIL's Rs.1,497 crore contract bagged by Alstom India's proposed ...
New Delhi, July 23 : AIL-ATSA, the proposed joint venture between Alstom India Ltd and Alstom Transport SA, on Thursday said it has bagged a Rs.1,497 crore deal from an Indian Railways company as system contract for Bhaupur-Khurja section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor's (EDFC) Phase- ...
Railway ministry meets banks over Rs.8.5 lakh crore opportunity
New Delhi, July 22 : The railway ministry and its PSU Indian Railway Finance Corporation hosted a meeting of banks and financial institutions over an investment plan of Rs.8.5 lakh crore in the coming five years to strengthen and modernize railway infrastructure in the country.
IRCTC offers meals in 1,356 pantryless trains
New Delhi, July 22 : The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Wednesday said it has introduced e-catering in 1,356 trains without pantry car.
Trains halted in Haryana after explosive material found on tracks
Chandigarh, Jul 22 : Trains were halted by authorities in Haryana's Shahbad town on Wednesday after explosive materials were found near the railway tracks.
Seven rockets found on tracks in Haryana
Chandigarh, July 22 : Authorities in Haryana on Wednesday recovered seven live rockets from a railway track on the busy Ambala-Delhi section near Shahbad town in Haryana.
Trains halted in Haryana after explosives found on tracks
Chandigarh, July 22 : A few trains were halted by authorities in Haryana's Shahbad town on Wednesday after some explosive material was found near the railway tracks, police said.
PSB drub Indian Railways in hockey meet
Chennai, July 21 : Punjab and Sind Bank handed a 3-1 defeat to Indian Railways in a pool B match of the 89th MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup All-India hockey tournament here on Tuesday.
Now you can order KFC during train journey
New Delhi, July 21 : Quick service restaurant chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has partnered with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to launch a delivery system for consumers on trains.
Automatic refund of confirmed/ Rac e-tickets on cancellation of ...
New Delhi, 21 July : Ministry of Railways has decided to grant automatic refund of Confirmed/RAC e-tickets on cancellation of trains similar to waitlisted e-tickets.
Railways, Odisha to jointly complete delayed segment
Bhubaneswar, July 20 : The railway ministry and the Odisha government on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to speed up the completion of the inordinately delayed Khurda-Bolangir railway project on an equal cost-sharing basis.
Pakistan: Train hits car, 6 killed
Islamabad, July 19 : A train hit a car at an open railway crossing in Matiari district of Pakistan which killed at least six people on Sunday, media reports said.