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Uttarkashi bus accident: Special train arranged to bring bodies to MP
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , May 24 : In the wake of the Uttarkashi bus accident, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has instructed authorities to arrange a special train bogey to bring bodies to Madhya Pradesh on Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's request.

Mumbai: RPF releases six boys from detention for discussing 'bombs'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 23 : Vashi Railway Police has released all six persons detained from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station last night for, reportedly discussing bombs.

Luxurious Tejas Express to be inaugurated today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , May 22 : The stage is set for the inauguration of the Indian Railways' first ever high-speed luxurious train, Tejas Express, which will embark on its inaugural journey here today.

Jharkhand: Twin blasts rock Hazaribagh railway station
Giridih (Jharkhand) , May 22 : Panic and chaos ensued after two blasts took place late on Sunday night in Hazaribagh railway station of Jharkhand.

Railway Ministry confirms no casualties in Unnao derailment
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh) , May 21 : Railway Ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena on Sunday confirmed that no casualties or injuries were reported, after the derailment of Lokmanya Tilak train earlier in the day.

GST is Modi Govt.'s 'biggest achievement': ASSOCHAM
New Delhi , May 21 : With the roll out of the 'revolutionary' Goods and Services Tax bill scheduled for July 1, the ASSOCHAM has perceived this as the present government's 'biggest achievement', facilitating digitisation, financial and inclusion, while public investment on railways and power ...

West Bengal: Students vandalise train while demanding 'special train'
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) [Uttar Pradesh], May 21 : A group of students appearing for the West Bengal government exam vandalised a train on Sunday at the New Jalpaiguri Railway (NJP) station, and also blocked the railway track while demanding a special train.

Railway Policeman thrashes UP Policeman as he jumps off train
Mau (Uttar Pradesh) , May 18 : A video has gone viral in which a Uttar Pradesh policeman is being thrashed by a Railway Police Force (RPF) jawan while jumping off a train to catch a fleeing prisoner.

Data analytics must be studied to improve railways: Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi , May 16 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said data analytics must be studied, analysed and monitored to improve Indian Railways programme.

China, Pak plan to upgrade vital railway link
Beijing [China], May 16 : China and Pakistan have agreed to jointly modernize 1,600-kilometer vital railway link connecting southern and northern Pakistan as part of a move to push forward construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Southern Railway to run special trains in Chennai tomorrow
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 14 : In view of the proposed strike by the employees of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation and based on the request from the Government of Tamil Nadu, the Southern Railway will be running special trains in Chennai - Coimbatore, Chennai - Tirunelveli and Chennai - ...

Aligarh Railway Station on alert after call threatening 'bombing'
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) , May 12 : Aligarh Railway Station on Thursday was put on high alert after the Aligarh Police and station officials received a call threatening to blow up the place.

CMI to supply signaling cables to Central Railways
New Delhi May 12 : CMI Limited, the specialty cable company bagged an order of the Central Railways worth Rs. 86.95 crores for the supply of PVC insulated armoured, unscreened, copper conductor underground railway signaling cable for 6449.89 kms.

Labour Party manifesto leaked : Corbyn plans to re-nationalize rails, ...
London [U.K.], May 11 : : The 42 page election manifesto of the main opposition Labour Party, which is not yet finalised has been leaked, contains policies on nationalising railways and suggests that the party will not leave the European Union without a deal.

Chenab Bridge set to be world's highest railway bridge
Jammu and Kashmir , May 8 : The Chenab Bridge in Jammu and Kashmir will be the highest railway arch bridge in the world at 359 meters, (1,178 ft), even taller than the Eifel Tower. In year 2016-17 26 percent of work has been completed out of total 63.51 percent.

Assam gets its first Shatabdi Express train
Assam , May 4 : In a major boost to connectivity, Assam got its first Shatabdi Express train recently and has acquired a niche position in the Railway Map of India. The new train will run between Dibrugarh and Guwahati.

Cabinet approves cooperation between India and Japan on railway safety
New Delhi , May 3 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave ex-post facto approval to the signing the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Japan on Railway Safety. The MoC had already been signed in February, 2017.

IRCTC to begin two new tour circuits for domestic travelers
New Delhi , May 2 : Indian Railway public sector undertaking - Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) - will launch two new circuits of its flagship luxury train Maharajas' Express, this year.

7th National Women C'ship: RSPB beat Haryana to retain title
Rohtak (Haryana), May 1 : Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) defended their title at 7th Senior National Championship 2017 (Women) 'A' Division with a comprehensive 3-1 win over Hockey Haryana in Rohtak on Sunday.

Solapur: Five wagons of goods train derailed
Solapur (Mumbai) , May 1 : Five wagons of a goods train derailed on the wee hours of Monday near Dudhani railway station in Solapur Wadi division, here.

Operation Durga started for women safety, security: Haryana DGP
Chandigarh (Haryana), April 30 : B.S. Sandhu, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Haryana on Sunday said that 'Operation Durga' was started in the state for safety and security of women at schools, universities, bus stands and railway stations in the state.

7th Senior Women's Hockey C'ship: RSPB to face Hockey Haryana in final
Rohtak (Haryana) , Apr 30 : Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) and hosts Hockey Haryana will today clash in the finals of 7th Senior National Championship 2017 (Women) 'A' Division. The two teams recorded contrasting victories in their respective semifinals to get to a shot at glory.

With China as sole financier, Pak refuses ADB loan for railway
Islamabad [Pakistan], Apr. 28 : After China said it wanted to fund the USD eight billion Karachi-Peshawar Railway Line project in Pakistan single-handedly, Islamabad has refused part financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Need to urgently create ecosystem to make new IPR Policy successful, ...
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Though the government has come out with a National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy to promote a robust intellectual property (IP) environment across India, we need an ecosystem to take a good idea to a logical end even before it is commercialised, Union Railway ...

PM Modi reviews progress towards handling grievances to Railways
New Delhi Apr 26 : The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the 18th interaction through PRAGATI, the Information and communications technology (ICT) based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.

Rajya Rani Express derailment: GPR files FIR against railway officials
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) Apr 16 : The Government Railway Police (GPR) on Sunday registered an FIR in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur against unknown railway officials for negligence of duty in connection with the Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailment.

Rajya Rani express derailment: Railways announce ex-gratia of Rs. ...
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Apr. 15 : After Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announcing compensation worth Rs. 50,000 each for the severely injured and Rs. 25,000 each for the injured in the 22454 Meerut City-Lucknow Jn. Rajya Rani express derailment, the Railways have also announced an ...

Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani express derailment: Railway Minister orders ...
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Apr. 15 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday ordered an inquiry into the Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani express derailment saying that strict action would be taken against those found guilty.

Three arrested with 15 kg gold from Guwahati railway station
Guwahati (Assam) , Apr. 14 : The Assam Police on Friday arrested three persons from the Guwahati railway station and recovered 15 kg gold from their possession.

India, France recommit to take bilateral railway cooperation forward
New Delhi , April 13 : Railway ministers of India and France on Thursday recalled the long standing technical cooperation in the railways sector and reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening it further.