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MOU between SAIL-ISP , Eastern Railway for Rail over bridge at Asansol
Kolkata, May 23 : SAIL-ISP and Eastern Railway signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a road over bridge (flyover) on G.T. Road level crossing near Kumarpur at Asansol in presence of Babul Supriyo, the Union Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban ...

Road over-bridge near Asansol to ease traffic congestion
Kolkata, May 23 : An over-bridge (flyover) over the railway level crossing -- near Kumarpur in Asansol, West Bengal -- on GT Road will be constructed by the Eastern Railways and SAIL-ISP on shared cost basis.

Prabhu inaugurates five new railway-related activities
By Rajesh Mishra

Mandatory catering charges made optional in four trains
New Delhi, May 21 : Seeking to explore the possibility of making mandatory catering services optional on trains, the railway ministry has decided to put it on trial in four premium trains.

Wi-Fi at three more rail stations launched (Lead, correcting para ...
New Delhi, May 20 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched free Wi-Fi service at three more railway stations across India via videoconferencing here.

Wi-Fi at three more rail stations launched
New Delhi, May 20 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched free Wi-Fi service at three more railway stations across India via videoconferencing here.

Odisha joint working group calls for setting up locomotive workshop
Bhubaneswar, May 20 : Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to consider a joint working group recommendation and set up an Electric Locomotive Periodic Overhaul (POH) workshop in Kalahandi district.

Ghaziabad: Body of 24-year-old man found near railway crossing
Ghaziabad, May 20 : The body of a 24-year-old man was recovered near a railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad city on Thursday morning, reports said.

Rain, landslides disrupts railway services in northeast India
Agartala, May 18 : Torrential rains and heavy landslides have once again disrupted rail services in southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday.

Railways more than transport system: President
New Delhi, May 17 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that the Indian Railways had a much deeper meaning than a mere transportation system.

Indian Railways has carried out economic development with tremendous ...
By Rajesh Mishra, New Delhi, May 17 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday lauded the Indian Railways for carrying out economic development with tremendous responsibility, and urged incoming probationers of the Indian Railway Service of Engineers, Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers ...

Modi to lay foundation for India-Bangladesh rail project
Agartala, May 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation stone for a new India-Bangladesh railway project on May 27, a top railway official said on Tuesday.

Bengaluru rail station named after freedom fighter Rayanna
Bengaluru, May 15 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday renamed the Bengaluru city station after Karnataka's 19th century revolutionary freedom fighter and warrior Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna, fulfilling a long-standing demand of the people across the state.

Railways to form three JVs with Karnataka for projects
Bengaluru, May 15 : Indian Railways will set up three joint ventures with the Karnataka government to build infrastructure projects in the state, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday.

Indian team in Tokyo to finalise bullet train project schedule
New Delhi, May 15 : An Indian delegation led by NITI Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya, and including Railway Board chairman A.K. Mittal and other top officials, will meet senior Japanese officials on Monday to finalise the schedule for the bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad,an ...

Probationers of various Indian accounts services call on the ...
New Delhi, May 14 : A group of Probationers of the Indian Civil Accounts Service, Indian Defence Accounts Service, Indian Postal and Telegraph Finance and Accounts Service and Indian Railway Accounts Service called on President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday.

Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate number of amenities through remote ...
Mumbai, May 14 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will today inaugurate a number of amenities through remote control from Dadar East station.

NFR to test night vision cameras in Alipurduar elephant corridor
Kolkata, May 14 : To help drivers spot elephants and avoid accidents, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR)'s Alipurduar Division in West Bengal will soon begin field trials of night vision cameras installed in locomotives, an official said on Saturday.

Prototype of solar power train unveiled in Jodhpur
Jodhpur, May 14 : The first solar train prototype of the Indian Railways was unveiled in Jodhpur, Rajasthanon Friday and the first trial will be run in the next three to four days, according to media reports.

GRP man shot dead in running train in Bihar
Buxar, May 14 : A Government Railway Police jawan was shot dead and another injured by assailants who snatched their in a running train between Varanasi and Buxar Friday night, reports said.

RPF jawan killed, INSAS rifles looted in Bihar
Buxar (Bihar), May 14 : A Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan was killed and another was injured last night by as many as six unidentified men in Buxar city of Bihar, while their INSAS rifles were also looted.

Senior journalist shot dead in Siwan
Siwan (Bihar), May 13 : A senior journalist with Hindi daily Hindustan, Rajdeo Ranjan (42), was on Friday allegedly shot dead by criminals near the Siwan railway station in Bihar.

Bribe: CBI arrests ADFM
New Delhi, May 13 : The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday said on Friday arrested an Additional Divisional Financial Manager (ADFM) of South East Central Railway, Bilaspur for demanding and accepting a bribe from the complainant.

Latur officials asked for water train expenditure: Railways
New Delhi, May 13 : The Railways on Monday said Latur officials had requested the Central Railway to "indicate" the cost of ferrying water by train to the parched district in Maharashtra.

Indian railways to lay tracks at 7.7 kms per day
New Delhi, May 13 : Indian Railways is set to commission 2,800 kms broad gauge track at the rate of 7.7 km per day, a senior railways official said.

Indian Railways goes green as solar-powered train set for trial
Jodhpur, May 13 : Aiming to materialise its ambitious plan of harnessing solar energy to run trains, the Indian Railways is set to try its first train powered by the solar panels.

Railways forms new directorate to enhance non-fare revenue
New Delhi, May 12 : The Indian Railways on Thursday said that it has created a non-fare revenue directorate (NFR) to enhance its earnings by 10 to 20 percent from non-tariff sources.

Youth found dead on railway track near Kanpur
Rawatpur (Kanpur District, U.P.), May 12 : A youth was found dead on a railway track in the Rawatpur area of Kanpur District in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

Longest railway tunnel to be inaugurated in Switzerland
Bern, May 11 : The world's longest railway tunnel will be opened on June 1 in Switzerland and final preparations for that are currently underway, a source with the Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT) said on Wednesday.

Clerk gets four years term for causing loss to railways
New Delhi, May 11 : The Special Judge for case pertaining to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, has convicted Ajmir Singh, former commercial clerk at Alappuzaha Railway Station, for falsifying the accounts of railways and misappropriating a sum of Rs 2.5 lakh ...

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