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Government forms high-level panel on Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

NEW DELHI - The Union government on Monday constituted a five-member high-level committee chaired by NITI Ayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya to monitor the Rs 90,000 crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

Other members of the committee include: Railway Board Chairman AK Mittal, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Shantikanta Das and Department of Industrial

Miraculous escape

A woman had a miraculous escape on Monday with only minor cuts and bruises after a goods train passed over her near Purulia station here.

Himani Manjhi, the 45-year-old woman was walking towards the station from her Nimtand residence to take train to Tatanagar, the police said.

Enigmas of Delhi’s public transport system

TheAirport Express Metro train passing the Dhaula Kuan intersection in New Delhi.Photo: R.V. Moorthy

TheAirport Express Metro train passing the Dhaula Kuan intersection in New Delhi.Photo: R.V. Moorthy

Delhi has begun its odd-even number policy for cars on the road. One impact of this regulation that will be relevant to researchers, would be to create conditions of a natural experiment, the application of rigorous statistical methods to evaluate its impact in various aspects.

Railways turns to a new ticket machine

In yet another initiative for commuters to get tickets fast, Southern Railway has installed a computer-operated machine at Chennai Central and Velachery. The machines, officials said, had been launched in the Chennai Division as part of nation-wide modernisation scheme.

This Cash/Smartcard operated Ticket Vending Machine (CCoTVM), as it is called, is the latest in the series of initiatives.
It is a more advanced version of the earlier Automatic Ticket Vending Machines installed at suburban stations across the city.

On Monday, engineers briefed Southern Railway staff about how the machine works. The main advantage of CCoTVM is that commuters need not have a smart card as they can get tickets on

RPF special team deployed to escort trains

A total of 120 men attached to Special Force of Railway Protection Force (RPF) had been deployed for escort trains passing through Tirupur railway station, according to railway sources. “The men will also be utilised for track patrols if necessary”, sources added.

Pachalam rail overbridge opens to traffic

The Pachalam railway overbridge that was opened to traffic on Monday.- Photo: H. Vibhu

DMRC completes work in record period of 10 months at 25% less cost, says Sreedharan

he Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has added another feather in its cap by completing work on an overbridge in a record 10 months at 25 per cent less cost than the projected estimate, despite a slew of agitations that stalled works for nine months, DMRC’s Principal Advisor E. Sreedharan has said.

Govt mulls change in office timings

The government said it is considering a 30-minute change in office timings—Photo: Paul Noronha

Assures HC of tackling overcrowding of trains at peak hour

MUMBAI - The Maharashtra government on Monday reiterated before the Bombay High Court that the government was seriously considering a change in office timings to reduce overcrowding during peak hours in suburban local trains. The move comes in the wake of growing incidents of commuters in crowded trains falling to their deaths.

“The government is considering a 30-minute change in office timings,” government pleader PP Kakade informed the court during the hearing of a PIL regarding commuter safety.

GRP reaches rail passengers via Twitter

CHENNAI - The Government Railway Police (GRP) in Tamil Nadu has taken to social media to reach a wider audience. The GRP recently launched its Twitter account — Railway Police CNI (@grpchennai).

A senior official of GRP said the department felt there was a need to interact with rail passengers on a wider platform and hence, Twitter was chosen.

SCR mechanical branch wins T-20 tourney

The mechanical division of the South Central Railway, Guntur, which won the 20-20 Cricket tourney in Guntur.- PHOTO: T VIJAYA KUMARMechanical branch of South Central Railway, Guntur, has won the annual Intra divisional twenty-20 cricket tournament for DRM Cup for the year 2015-16.
In the final match played on LPS grounds on Monday morning, the team defeated the commercial branch team by 19 runs.

Simhadri Express to halt at Peddavutapalli

VIJAYAWADA - The South Central Railway to facilitate pilgrims attending ‘Brother Joseph Thambi Feast’ is providing a two-minute temporary stoppage for some trains at Peddavutapalli station from January 13 to 15.


Members of All India Guards Council (AIGC) staged a demonstration in front of the Divisional Railway Manager’s office here on Monday demanding enhanced revised pay matrix for goods guards, special running allowance, a hike in dress allowance, payment of kilometre allowance as per the Bhalla committee recommendations with effect from January 1, 2006 and payment of annual increment at the rate of five per cent. AIGC Vijayawada Divisional president Patruduwas among those present.


Two new railway lines to Amaravati mooted

Following the submission of an action plan for providing railway connectivity to the capital city of Andhra Pradesh – Amaravati, officials of Vijayawada and Guntur divisions of South Central Railway (SCR) are exploring various options.

They are looking at two possibilities that have emerged in the recent meeting of Members of Parliament with the SCR General Manager Ravindra Gupta.

Special trains to clear rush

The Southern Railway would operate two special trains, one from Kochuveli to Mangaluru Junction and the other from Mangaluru Junction to Chennai Central, to clear the extra rush of passengers.

Train No.06171 Kochuveli-Mangaluru Jn special will leave Kochuveli at 10 p.m. on January 16, stopping at Kollam, Kayamkulam, Chengannur, Tiruvalla, Kottayam, Ernakulam Town, Aluva, Thrissur, Shoranur, Kuttipuram, Tirur, Kozhikode, Vadakara, Thalassery, Kannur, Payyannur, Kanhangad, and Kasaragod and arrive at Mangaluru Jn at 11.45 a.m. the next day.

स्टेशन पर ब्राडगेज का बनने लगा ट्रैक

पीलीभीत : रेलवे स्टेशन के प्लेटफार्म नंबर दो से बड़ी रेललाइन के ट्रैक खुदाई का काम तेज गति से चल रहा है, जिससे ब्राडगेज का काम समय से पूरा हो सकेगा। ट्रैक खुदाई का काम देखने के लिए यात्रियों की भीड़ उमड़ी रही।
पीलीभीत से भोजीपुरा मीटर गेज को ब्राडगेज में परिवर्तन का काम किया जा रहा है। रेल मंत्री सुरेश प्रभाकर प्रभु के निर्देश पर पहली जनवरी से ट्रेनों का मेगा ब्लाक ले लिया गया था। मेगा ब्लाक लेने के बाद ब्राडगेज के काम में काफी तेजी आई। रेलवे स्टेशन के प्लेटफार्म नंबर दो व दो के बराबर की लाइन

Shri Suresh Prabhu inspected a Model Rake (a passenger carrying train with 24 coaches) with improved interiors, colour scheme, aesthetics and amenity fittings at Safdarjang Station, New Delhi

Shri Suresh Prabhu inspected a Model Rake (a passenger carrying train with 24 coaches) with improved interiors, colour scheme, aesthetics and amenity fittings at Safdarjang Station, New Delhi today i.e. 11th January, 2016 

Indian Railways is committed with renewed vigour to improve upon the interior furnishing of coaches across all classes. In this direction, another milestone has been achieved and First Model rake consisting of AC and Non AC coaches has been turned out from Carriage Rehabilitation Workshop, Bhopal. CRWS, BPL undertakes Mid-Life Rehabilitation (MLR) work on coaches with age profile of 12 to 15 years. In MLR, while coach structure is strengthened, interior furnishings are completely replaced with new ones. 

Minister of Railway Shri Suresh Prabhu flagged off Lokmanya Tilak (T)-Kazipet Anandwan Express (Weekly) Through Video-Conferencing

The Indian Railways, today, took yet another step forward in meeting the long pending demands of the people by providing connectivity from Mumbai to Kazipet by introducing a new train service viz.22127/22128 Lokmanya Tilak(T)-Kazipet Anandwan Express (Weekly) via Chandrapur, Wardha (Non-Budget). The train service was flagged-off today i.e. 11.01.2016 by Minster of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu by remote flagging from Rail Bhawan. The Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha was specially present on the occasion. Chairman,

Minister of Railways inaugurates Implementation of E-enabled Track Management System (TMS) & Mobile Application of TMS on Indian Railway and Track Inventory Management System on Northern Railway

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated Implementation of E-enabled Track Management System (TMS) & Mobile Application of TMS on Indian Railway and Track Inventory Management System on Northern Railway today i.e. 11th January, 2016 at Rail Bhawan, New Delhi. The Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha was specially present on the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A.K.Mital, Member Engineering Railway Board Shri V.K. Gupta and other Board Members, and other senior officials were also  present on the occasion.

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