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Seven arrested for attempt to leak railway exam paper
Kolkata, Dec 7 : A former railway employee and a driver were among the seven people arrested Saturday on suspicion of involvement in the leak of question papers of a railway recruitment examination, an official in West Bengal said.
Six foreign firms in Eastern Freight Corridor bidding
New Delhi, Dec 6 : Six international companies in joint venture with leading Indian firms have participated in pre-qualification bid process for system works (electrical and signal and telecommunication works) of Bhaupur-Khurja segment of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project (343 km) of the ...
Bangladesh's political chaos to hit railway link project: Officials
Agartala, Dec 4 : The current political turmoil in Bangladesh is likely to delay the execution of a new rail link between India and its neighbour, officials said Wednesday.
16 firms show interest in Eastern Freight Corridor PMC
New Delhi, Dec 3 : Sixteen firms, including international companies, have shown interest in providing Project Management Consultancy (PMC) Services for the second phase of the Indian railways' Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) project, an official said Tuesday.
Woman skids off railway platform, dies in Kanpur
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.2 : A woman skidding off a railway platform and was stuck between the platform and the train for almost 45 minutes, before succumbing to her injuries.
Maoists attack train, 3 jawans killed
Patna, Nov 30 : At least three Government Railway Police jawans were killed as Maoists opened fire on a passenger train in Bihar's Munger district on Saturday, reports said.
Japan helps Myanmar maintain railroads
Yangon, Nov 28 : Japan has provided modern railway equipment to Myanmar to help the country maintain its railroads, media reported Thursday.
Western Railway enters 150th year
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Nov 27 : Exactly 150 years ago, the first train on the western coastal lines of Bombay (now, Mumbai) chugged in Nov 28, 1864, heralding a new era of seamless and direct connectivity between Bombay and Gujarat and further north.
New railway line an attempt to connect Amethi with rest of India: ...
Salon (Amethi), Nov.26 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the new railway line is an attempt to connect Amethi with the rest of the country, and added that the UPA Government has always attended to the needs of the people by introducing various welfare schemes.
Train derailment kills three people at Delhi railway station
New Delhi, Nov 26 : Three persons, including a woman, were killed in a train accident near old-Delhi railway station last night.
Three killed at Old Delhi railway station yard
New Delhi, Nov 26 : Three people were killed when a wall in the Old Delhi railway station yard collapsed following derailment of a goods train wagon early Tuesday, a railway spokesperson said.
Girls harassed on Patna train, 5 GRP men suspended
Patna, Nov 26 : Five officials of the Government Railway Police were suspended late Monday for not helping a group of 93 school girls who were harassed by some youths on a train they boarded here.
Former chairman of Railway Board M.N. Prasad dead
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 24 : Former chairman of Railway Board M.N. Prasad died Sunday morning at Kollam, family sources said. He was 81.
IED found on Assam train, defused
Guwahati, Nov 20 : The Kamakhya railway station in Guwahati Wednesday escaped a major tragedy after some passengers spotted a bomb in a train's coach and informed the police.
Railways' commodity-wise freight revenue up by 9 percent
New Delhi, Nov 18 : The Indian Railways generated Rs.51,188.72 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during April 1-Oct 30 period this year as compared to Rs.47,045.09 crore during the corresponding period last year -- registering an increase of 8.81 percent, the government ...
Gurgaon trader found hanging in his showroom
Gurgaon, Nov 16 : A 32-year-old businessman-politician was found hanging in the basement of his readymade garments showroom on the busy Railway Road in Gurgaon, Haryana, police said Saturday.
Watch towers to prevent train-elephant collisions
Siliguri, Nov 15 : The West Bengal government has decided to construct watch towers on the Siliguri-Alipurduar railway stretch known as the 'elephant corridor' to prevent deaths of elephants, a minister said Friday.
David Cameron in Kolkata, strolls by Howrah Bridge
Kolkata, Nov 14 : On a whirlwind visit to Kolkata, British Prime Minister David Cameron, who Thursday arrived in the city, sealed eastern metropolis's colonial connect with a short walk by the iconic Howrah Bridge and the railway station.
Police complaint against railways for elephant deaths
Siliguri, Nov 14 : Wildlife authorities Thursday lodged police complaints against the railways, a day after five elephants were mowed down by a speeding train.
40th edition of 'Indian Railway Track' book released
New Delhi, Nov 13 : Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge Wednesday released the ruby jubilee - 40th year - edition of the 'Indian Railway Track' - Design, Construction and Maintenance book here.
Railway revenue earnings up by 12.53pc
New Delhi, Nov 12 : The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during 1st April to 31st October 2013 were Rs. 77235.64 crore compared to Rs. 68634.26 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.53 per cent.
Railways mops up 12.53 percent more revenue during April-Oct
New Delhi, Nov 12 : The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways between April to October 2013 increased by 12.53 percent, a government release said here Tuesday.
Marubeni, Toshiba join hands for maintenance service of major Bangkok ...
Tokyo, Nov 7 : Marubeni Corporation and Toshiba Corporation today announced that they have together signed contracts covering the electrical and electronic systems and operation maintenance of the Purple Line, a new passenger railway in Bangkok, Thailand.
Bihar's Chhath festival draws the migrants back home
By Imran Khan, Patna, Nov 7 : Airports, railway stations and bus terminuses have been packed with milling crowds as hundreds of thousands of migrants from Bihar, who work all over the country and abroad, have returned to their homes in Bihar to celebrate and infuse "new life" to the four-day Chhath ...
One killed as train coaches catch fire at Guwahati
Guwahati, Nov 6 : A man was burnt to death in a fire Tuesday night that gutted one coach and partially damaged another at the new Guwahati yard of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), officials said Wednesday.
Railways flags off first dual-cab freight diesel locomotive
New Delhi, Nov 6 : Railways Minister Mallikarjun Kharge Wednesday flagged off the first dual-cab 4500 HP freight diesel locomotive 'Vijay' from Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, an official said.
Railways to cancel, divert some trains due to fog
New Delhi, Nov 4 : The Railway ministry has decided to partially or fully cancel or divert a few trains during the coming winter season when services are often disrupted due to fog, an official release said here Monday.
Del Potro robbed at Paris train station en route to London
Johannesburg, Nov 3 : Argentine tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro has revealed that he was robbed at a Paris railway station with thieves getting away with his cherished rosary that was blessed by Pope Francis.
Patna blasts suspect dies: Reports
Patna, Nov 1 : A key suspect in the Bihar blasts, who was injured during a blast at the railway station, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Patna city, reports said on Friday.
Injured suspect in Patna serial blasts dead
Patna, Nov 1 : A suspect in the serial blasts that hit the Bihar capital last Sunday and who was seriously injured in a bomb explosion at the Patna railway station, Ainul alias Tarique, died due to his injuries at a hospital here, police said.