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'LEDs to be installed in all Stations of South Central Railways by ...
Kacheguda(Telangana) Dec. 12 : After the Kacheguda railway station has become first energy efficient railway station in the country, the South Central Railways (SCR) plans to install LED (Light Emitting Diode) lights in all the stations under the SCR zone.

Delhi-Kolkata, Delhi-Mumbai rail routes to be fenced for high-speed ...
New Delhi, Dec 11 : Indian Railways will soon bring for cabinet clearance an ambitious, Rs 18,000 crore (USD 3 billion) plan that involves fencing off the existing Delhi-Kolkata and Delh-Mumbai routes to speed up train movement in the country's two busiest corridors.

Tripura government school teachers call off road, railway blockade
Agartala, Dec 9 : The two-day old railway and road blockade called by a section of 10,323 Tripura government school teachers, who are set to lose their jobs on December 31 following a Supreme Court verdict, was withdrawn on Saturday.

Damaged Araku valley bridge completed in 58 days: Railways
Araku (Andhra Pradesh) Dec 8 : The railways on Friday said that it has completed the work of the damaged 80 metre-long bridge near Borra Caves on Friday evening in a record time of 58 days.

Aircraft-type bio-vacuum toilets on Indian Railways from January 2018
New Delhi, Dec 8 : Stinking and non-functioning toilets on Indian Railways -- one of the world's largest rail networks -- may soon become a thing of the past.

Kanyakumari fishermen families protest on rail track
Chennai, Dec 7 : Several thousands of people belonging to fishermen's families in Kanyakumari protested at the district's Kuzhithurai railway station on Thursday, demanding prompt action in tracing the fishermen caught in sea due to cyclone Ockhi, said an activist.

Google, Central Railway showcase Indian heritage on video screens
Mumbai, Dec 7 : In an unique initiative, the Central Railway and Google have joined hands to put up video installations at the famed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) showcasing the rich Indian cultural heritage for commuters and passengers who use it daily.

Railway introduces various mobile apps for convenience of passengers: ...
New Delhi , December 7 : With smartphones becoming popular among the masses, Indian Railways has introduced various mobile apps for the convenience of passengers, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday.

'Bullet Man' Sanjeev Sinha on India tour for Holistic Collaboration ...
New Delhi , Dec 7 : Sanjeev Sinha, Advisor to Japan Railways for Ahmedabad Mumbai High Speed Railways Project is joining S. Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary of India and Kenji Hiramatsu, Ambassador of Japan to India at Global Technology Summit 2017 in Bangalore on December 7 and 8 to discuss India ...

Pricing of USD 500 mn 3.835 pct fixed rate senior unsecured dollar ...
New Delhi , Dec 7 : Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFC) announced that it has successfully raised USD 500 million 10-year green bond from investors in Asia, Europe and Middle East, and offshore US.

Railway Board chief inspects flaw detection machines' working
New Delhi, Dec 6 : Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Wednesday inspected the working of USFD (Ultrasonic Flaw Detection) machines at the New Delhi station and exhorted staff to ensure no failure of railway assets.

IRFC issues green bond on London Stock Exchange's ISM
London , Dec 6 : The Indian Railway Finance Corporation's (IRFC) has issued a USD 500 million green bond with a yield of 3.835 per cent on Wednesday which is listed on the London Stock Exchange's new International Securities Market (ISM).

Crowd-sourcing, Google help Railways showcase its heritage
New Delhi, Dec 3 : In partnership with Google, the Railways has undertaken an elaborate crowd-sourcing exercise to create a digital repository of its rich heritage and provide passengers a free virtual tour.

Railway hotel tender case: ED to interrogate Rabri Devi today
Patna (Bihar) , Dec 2 : A special team of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will interrogate former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi in Patna in connection with the IRCTC hotel scam, today.

Ramdas Athawale's letterhead forged, CBI books three
New Delhi, Dec 1 : The CBI on Friday said it has booked three persons for allegedly cheating job aspirants and railway contractors, and extracting money from them by using forged letterheads of Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale.

Ministry of Railways extends the facility of booking of tickets from ...
New Delhi : In a major boost to Government's key initiative of cashless transactions and passenger friendly measures, Ministry of Railways has introduced the facility for booking of railway tickets from railway counters through Unified Payments Interface (UPI)/ Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) App.

Now, book rail tickets at reservation counters through UPI, BHIM
New Delhi , Nov. 30 : To boost government's initiative of cashless transactions, the Indian Railways will now accept payment through Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) App for booking railway tickets from reservation counters

Ministry of Railways launched 1ST Swarna Rajdhani
New Delhi : To improve passenger experience, Ministry of Railways decided to upgrade Premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains under Project 'Swarna'.

Centre plans train schedule for forthcoming foggy season
New Delhi November 29 : In order to manage the train operations, the Ministry of Railways on Wednesday announced a detailed plan for cancellation and frequency reduction of trains traversing through fog affected area.

Eastern Railways presses first Swarna Rajdhani rake
New Delhi Nov. 29 : The Eastern Railways has pressed India's first Swarna Rajdhani rake.

Train derailed in Delhi, no passenger injured
New Delhi , November 28 : A passenger train derailed in Delhi on Tuesday; however no one was hurt in the incident, confirmed Northern Railways here.

7 people posing as Railway recruitment officers, arrested
Hyderabad (Telengana) , Nov 28 : The Rachakonda Special Operation Team (SOT) has apprehended

Elphinstone station to get additional footbridge
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Nov 27 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday who visited the Elphinstone Road railway station said a tender has been given for the construction of an additional 12 metre foot over bridge here.

Konkan Railway signs MoU with EPIL; eyes infrastructure boost
Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Nov 27 : In a bid to increase its resource base to take up major infrastructure works in India and abroad, the Konkan Railway on Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Engineering Projects (India) Ltd. (EPIL).

Railways repairing ageing assets with focus on safety agenda
New Delhi , November 26 : In a bid to implement the passenger safety agenda, the Northern Railway staff has been undertaking necessary repairs and rehabilitation to infrastructure and fixed assets, Northern Railways said on Sunday.

S and P report very satisfying: Piyush Goyal
New Delhi , November 24 : Union Railways and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the recent Standard and Poor's (S and P) Global's report was very satisfying and that it showed that the Indian economy was moving further.

Indian Railways accomplishes major savings in its 'ElectricTraction ...
New Delhi : In a major strategy to reduce the cost of its electrictraction energy bill, Indian Railways (IR) has succeeded in achieving a cumulative saving of ?5636 cr. from April, 2015 to October, 2017against the "Business As Usual" (BAU) mode by procuring power directly under Open Access ...

Piyush Goyal condoles Chitrakoot train derailment, says inquiry ...
New Delhi , November 24 : Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday expressed his condolences to the families of the people killed in the Chitrakoot train derailment and said an inquiry has been initiated in the matter.

Chitrakoot train derailment: Railways announces ex- gratia of Rs 5 ...
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh) , November 24 : The Ministry of Railways announced ex- gratia of Rs five lakhs to the next kin of the people killed in Vasco De Gama Patna Express derailment, which took place in the wee hours of Friday morning.

Railways reduces cost of electric traction energy bill, saves Rs ...
New Delhi , Nov 23 : The Indian Railways (IR) has succeeded in achieving a cumulative saving of Rs 5,636 crore from April 2015 to October 2017 against the 'Business As Usual' (BAU) mode, in a strategy to reduce the cost of its electric traction energy bill, by procurring power directly under Open ...