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Commodity-wise freight revenue earnings of Railways goes up by 12.67 ...
New Delhi, Apr 17 : The Indian Railways on Friday said it has generated Rs. 105312.09 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during the financial year 2014-15.
Irate mob sets fire to train bogey in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 17 : Hundreds of people on Friday ransacked the Delang railway station in Odisha's Puri district and set fire to one bogey of the Puri-Barbil Express, said police.
Janata Express mishap probe report submitted
Lucknow, April 16 : The report on probe into the Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailment that killed 39 people on March 20 in Rae Bareli of Uttar Pradesh has been submitted to the railway Board, officials said on Thursday.
Striking teachers disrupt rail, road traffic in Bihar
Patna, April 15 : Contractual school teachers, who have been agitating for a week, on Wednesday burnt tyres on the roads and squatted on railway tracks affecting rail and road traffic. However, apart from traffic, normal life remained more or less unaffected in Bihar, police said.
New device converts diesel into household fuel for rural India
By K.S. Jayaraman, Bengaluru, April 15 : Diesel, which is normally used in automobiles, buses, trucks and even railway engines and is considered "dirty", has been turned into a clean fuel for cooking and lighting in rural areas courtesy a device developed at the Nimbkar Agricultural Research ...
Woman railway official, son found dead in Ghaziabad home
Ghaziabad, April 14 : A woman railway official and her son were found dead under mysterious circumstances in their residence here, police said.
Former railway official held for Rs. 85 crore cheating
New Delhi, April 14 : A former railway official has been arrested for duping 350 people of Rs. 85 crore under the garb of trading through National Stock Exchange (NSE) and other financial institutions, police said on Tuesday.
Railways insights now available on Big Data
New Delhi, April 14 : Technology firm RailYatri.in on Tuesday said it has launched a new Big Data-based application to provide insights into Indian Railways and answer crucial queries from its users related to railways' operations.
PM Modi visits Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Berlin, Apr. 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the model railway station in the city.
Prabhu opens 60th National Level Railway Week Award Function
Guwahati (Assam), Apr.14 : The 60th national-level Railway Week Award Function-2015 was inaugurated by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu here on Monday.
Prabhu refuses divulge details of rail line along India-China border
Guwahati, April 13 : Days after Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar revealed India's plan to set up a rail station along the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday admitted to the plan but refused to give details.
Moved with speed, boldness to create stable economic environment: ...
Hannover, April 13 : Saying that the Make in India lion was a "symbol of new India" and a "national movement", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told the Hannover Messe audience that his government has moved "with speed, resolve and boldness" to create a stable economic environment, including ...
Eastern Railway flags off Railway heritage run
Kolkata, Apr 12 : R. K. Gupta, General Manager, Eastern Railway on Sunday morning flagged off a Railway Heritage Run (Mini Marathon) at Princep Ghat in Kolkata.
'Railway station at China border a 'milestone' for India's security': ...
New Delhi, Apr. 12 : Defence experts on Sunday welcomed the government's decision to build a station in Arunachal Pradesh near the India-China border, terming it a 'milestone' for the country's security.
A Kolkata-based company that turned over a French wagon firm
By Ranjana Narayan, New Delhi, April 12 : At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to bring French railway expertise into India, a Kolkata-based Indian company has made a name for itself in France by not only reviving but turning a struggling French railway wagon company it acquired into ...
Indian railways to set up station near Indo-China border, says ...
Panaji, Apr. 11 : Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said that the Indian Railways will soon set up a station in Arunachal Pradesh near the India-China border.
Joint Indo-French study on Delhi-Chandigarh semi high-speed rail ...
Paris, April 11 : India and France will undertake a joint study on the execution of a semi high-speed railway project between New Delhi and Chandigarh.
Railways to build station near China border in Arunachal
Panaji, April 11 : Just days after it was revealed that China was planning a railway link to Nepal with a tunnel under the world's highest peak Mt Everest, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday Indian Railways will soon set up a station in Arunachal Pradesh near the India-China border.
India, France sign MoU to strengthen bilateral cooperation in railways
Paris, April 10 : India and France on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), seeking to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two nations in railways.
Philately exhibition to celebrate 160 years of Rail in Eastern India
Kolkata, Apr 10 : An exhibition of a rare collection of stamps related to railways has been organised at Victoria Memorial Hall as a part of 60th Rail Week and 160th anniversary celebrations of rail in Eastern India.
SER reschedules train for IPL spectators in Kolkata
Kolkata, Apr 9 : South Eastern Railway (SER) has taken the following initiatives for the spectators who will return to their home after witnessing the Indian Premier League (IPL Season 8, 2015) which will be played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on April 11, April 30, May 4, May 7 and May 24.
Railways freight traffic rises by 4.18 percent
New Delhi, April 9 : Indian Railways on Thursday reported an increase of 4.18 percent in its freight traffic during 2014-15.
Modi leaves on three-nation tour
New Delhi, April 9 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday embarked on a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada that will focus on boosting bilateral trade and economic ties, including in defence and railways.
Modi's three-nation tour to focus on Make in India, defence
New Delhi, April 8 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on Thursday on a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada that will focus on boosting trade and economic ties, including in defence and railways, keeping in mind the government's Make in India initiative.
Prabhu unveils plans for business with railways - a winning ...
New Delhi, Apr.8 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has enumerated on different business models being opened in the railways by attracting the state governments and local bodies into creating a shared vision for development.
Semi hi-speed EMUs set to zoom past bullet train plans
By Ranjana Narayan, New Delhi, April 8 : As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to France and Germany, cooperation in modernising India's giant but creaking railway system is to be a key focus area.
Railways can save Rs.3,000 crore by better power purchase: Prabhu
New Delhi, April 7 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is on the move to implement the recommendations of Bibek Debroy committee to improve quality of services and efficiency, said on Tuesday that it can save over Rs.3,000 crore every year with better power purchase arrangements.
RWWCO distributes merit scholarships to wards of non-gazetted ...
New Delhi, Apr.7 : The Railway Women's Welfare Central Organization (RWWCO) has distributed merit scholarships to the wards of non-gazetted employees working in Ministry of Railways.
Three convicts in L.N. Mishra murder case get bail
New Delhi, April 7 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to three convicts who are serving life imprisonment for assassinating then railway minister L.N. Mishra in 1975.
Amazon, Flipkart may be roped in to expand railways parcel business
New Delhi, Apr.7 : E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart have reportedly been approached by the Indian Railways to give a much needed push to the latter's parcel business.