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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.
Railway employee's gang-rape: Bengal women's panel seeks report
Kolkata, July 26 : The West Bengal Commission for Women Saturday said it will seek a report from the railway authorities after a woman employee filed a police complaint saying she was repeatedly gang-raped by four of her colleagues.
President condoles deaths in Telangana accident
New Delhi, July 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday condoled the death of 19 students in an accident where a train hit a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana.
Railway minister blames bus driver for Telangana accident
New Delhi, July 24 : Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday said the accident at an unmanned rail-road crossing in Telangana, which left at least 19 students dead, was caused by the negligence of the school bus driver.
PM condoles death of students in Telangana accident
New Delhi, July 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the students who lost their lives when a train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana.
Telangana minister blames railways for accident
Hyderabad, July 24 : A Telangana minister has blamed negligence by the railways for the ghastly accident at a railway crossing in Medak district that left 19 school children dead.
20 students killed as train hits school bus in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 24 : At least 20 students were killed and 10 injured when a school bus carrying them collided with a train at a railway crossing in Medak district of Telangana Thursday, police said.
Aurangabad railway track blast possibly Maoist attack, says Bihar CM
Patna, July 23 : Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi said here on Wednesday that the blast that occurred on the Delhi-Howrah railway track in Amamasilva village of Aurangabad district was possibly a Maoist attack.
Railway Minister Gowda to seek Bihar CM's help for patrolling of ...
New Delhi, July : Railways Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said here on Wednesday that he will be contacting Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi to seek more help in the patrolling of railway tracks in that state's Aurangabad District, where Maoists blew up the Delhi-Howrah railway track late on ...
No casualties reported, authorities saved major mishap: Rail Board ...
Aurangabad (Bihar), July 23 : Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar on Wednesday said that the railway authorities managed to avoid a major mishap, as they had prior information of Maoist shutdown in Amamasilva village of Bihar's Aurangabad district where the rebels blew up Delhi- Howrah railway ...
Maoists trigger bomb blast at a railway track in Bihar
Aurangabad (Bihar), July 23 : Maoists blew up a Delhi-Howrah railway track in Amamasilva village near Aurangabad district of Bihar.
Train engine derails as Maoists blow up rail track in Bihar
Patna, July 23 : A pilot engine running ahead of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express was derailed after the railway track was blown up in Bihar during a shutdown by Maoists, authorities said Wednesday.
RS discusses Railway Budget, LS debates grants for environment ...
New Delhi, July 22 : Parliament met for the 12th sitting of the Budget Session today.
Mamata to continue movement against fuel price, rail fare hike
Kolkata, July 21 : Assailing the Narendra Modi government for hiking fuel prices and railway fares, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her party Trinamool Congress would carry on with its movement to combat such policies.
2140 unmanned railway crossings in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, Jul 21 : There are a total of 2,140 unmanned railway crossings in Gujarat even as 29 railway bridges were completed during the last three years out of which seven were road over bridges (ROB) and 22 were road under bridges (RUB).
Rajdhani passengers demonstrate cockroaches in their food
Mugalsarai, Uttar pradesh, Jul 21 : Irate passengers of the Kolkata-Rajdhani express staged a demonstration at the Mugalsarai railway station last night after they found cockroaches in the dinner plates served by the Indian Railways.
'BJP's LS seats in Bengal will become zero in next polls'
Kolkata, July 21 : Attacking the BJP for hiking fuel prices and railway fares, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said the two seats the party won in the state in the recent Lok Sabha polls will be reduced to zero in the next general elections.
Railways to eliminate direct discharge toilets by 2021-22
Bhubaneswar, July 21 : Indian Railways plans to eliminate direct discharge type toilet systems from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by March 31, 2022, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been informed.
14 rescued in China tunnel collapse
Beijing, July 20 : Fourteen workers were rescued out of a railway tunnel collapse in China's Yunnan province early Sunday following over five days of rescue operation.
Electrification work in Shoranur-Mangalore section by March 2016
Kannur, Jul 19 : The ongoing electrification work on the Shoranur-Mangalore section will be completed by March 2016, while the first phase of work on the Shoranur-Kozhikode stretch is almost complete, said Mr Udayakumar R P Chief Project Manager, Southern Railway, Chennai.
Weekly special train between Yashwantpur-Bikaner via Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, Jul 17 : In an effort to tackle passengers' rush, Western Railways has decided to run a weekly special train between Yashwantpur and Bikaner via Ahmedabad.
Kolkata Metro surpasses its earnings, punctuality records
Kolkata, July 17 : Creating a record in terms of passenger earnings, Metro Railway, Kolkata, earned Rs.1,346.83 lakh in June this year, which is 61.95 percent more than the Rs.831.65 lakh earned in the corresponding period last year.
Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor to cost Rs.63,000 crore
New Delhi, July 17 : The Indian Railways' ambition to develop a high speed rail corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad is estimated to cost Rs.63,000 crore.
Rs 63,000 cr expenditure estimated for Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed: ...
New Delhi, Jul 17 : An expenditure of approximately Rs 63,000 crore is estimated for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Corridor, the first sector identified by the Indian Railways for introduction of High Speed trains in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
Railways to develop 10 major stations to intl standards
New Delhi, Jul 17 : The Railways has decided to develop at least 10 major stations of metro cities and important junctions to international standards with modern facilities and passenger amenities through public private partnership (PPP) mode, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
Railway is ahead of target of route electrification: Govt
New Delhi, Jul 17 : The Railways was doing well in attaining its route electrification target that is set at 6,500 km for the 12th Five Year Plan, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
CR simplify concession procedure for physically challenged
Mumbai, Jul 17 : Central Railway (CR) have simplified the procedure for obtaining concessions for patients and physically challenged passengers.
Thailand to introduce female-only train carriages
Bangkok, July 16 : The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) Wednesday said it would launch women-only train carriages Aug 1, obviously as a result of a high-profile murder case earlier this month.
First Delhi-Katra 'Shri Shakti Express' arrives at New Delhi station
New Delhi, July 15 : The first Delhi-Katra 'Shri Shakti Express' arrived at the New Delhi Railway Station here on Tuesday.