Apr 11, 2016

India’s Fastest Train ‘Gatimaan Exp’ reaches Agra in 100 min on Inaugural Run





Indian Railways gathers pace with Gatimaan Express. From April 6, the train will depart from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station at 8.10 a.m. and reach Agra Cantt. Railway station at 9.50 a.m.

New Delhi: Gatimaan Express, the fastest train in the country, kept its date with history on Tuesday as it covered its maiden journey between Delhi and Agra in exactly 100 minutes, clocking 160 kmph during most of its run.

Railways needs to go for Market-based Approach: Nomura



New Delhi: An international market research firm has suggested Indian Railways go for more market based approach, including phasing out of cross-subsidies between freight and passenger fares.

Japan-based Nomura Global Markets Research (NGMR), in its report, has been critical of inadequate investment in railways over the years which has resulted in severe capacity strains in the state-run transporter, affecting its services and making it uncompetitive.

IOT, Big Data help IR transform its services to world class: Sunil Jose, MD/Terradata

The task of the Indian Railways is best captured in the words of the railway minister during the presentation of the 2016-17 Railway Budget: “Railway facilities have not improved very substantially over the past few decades. A fundamental reason for this is the chronic under-investment in Railways, which has led to congestion and over-utilisation.

Passing Out Parade of Railway Protection Force Sub-Inspectors held at Moulali

informationcenter.co.inSecunderabad: Passing Out Parade of 5th Batch of Sub-Inspector cadets of Railway Protection Force (RPF), held today i.e., 5th April, 2016 at RPF Training Centre, Moula Ali. 69 RPF cadets, who have successfully completed a nine month rigorous initial training at this centre were passed out with instructions to report to regular duty.Speaking on the occasion, Shri Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, South Central Railway praised the services rendered by Railway Protection Force in providing security to passengers and protecting the railway property. He also wished the young cadets a bright future. He gave medals to Ms. Neena Girija for Best Cadet & Best in Outdoor and Sri Amit Kumar Mishra for Best in Indoor. Shri Mahim Swami, Inspector General & Director, Railway Protection Force, Training Centre, Moula Ali, Shri Sanjay Sankrityayan, Inspector General & Chief Security Commissioner, South Central Railway were also present on the occasion.

 

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