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Railways’ wall to avert deaths on tracks

April 29, 2017, 1:51 PM

CHENNAI: With recurring deaths and injuries on railway trackson certain stretches in the city and on its outskirts proving to be a bogey for Southern Railway, officials of the zone are putting into action a plan to build a wall along a particularly vulnerable section in the southern suburbs. Southern Railway officials are overseeing the construction of a 14km-long wall between Guindy and Tambaram that they hope will to a significant degree avert fatal deaths and accidents caused by people crossing the tracks from the eastern side on this stretch.

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Trains on Mumbai central railway line delayed, second time in a week
April 29, 2017

People at Kalyan station wait for trains to resume.(Rishikesh Choudhary/ HT Photo) Trains on Mumbai’s central railway line were delayed after a portion of the tracks between Kalyan and Thakurli stations was damaged—the second such incident this week. Trains were diverted to a slow track after a “fracture” was spotted at

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Central Railway suburban service affected due to rail fracture
April 29, 2017

MUMBAI: Peak hour serviceson Central Railway suburbansection was affected due to rail fracture near Thakurlistation this morning. The trains departed around 20 minutes before schedule. A senior official said that the fracture was detected on time and has been repaired. But sources said that it could take a couple of hours for services to return

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FIRST AID TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR RAILWAY STAFF IN CHENNAI DIVISION
April 27, 2017

An unique, first in Southern Railway programme of First Aid Training for Commercial Staff of Chennai Division was organized in Chennai today. Every day, thousands of passengers are travelling by trains and are also passing through the railway stations o­n Indian Railways. Whenever a medical emergency happens, the Railway Medical Department as

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SOUTHERN RAILWAY ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT ANNOUNCED IN UNION BUDGET GETS A FILLIP
April 27, 2017

Electrification of railway lines has become imperative given the phenomenal increase in passenger traffic. Villupuram-Thanjavur railway line electrification in Southern Railway is among major projects in Union Budget 2017-18.The electrification work of Villupuram-<span "arial","sans-serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;="" mso-bidi-font-weight:=""

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Focus on System Improvements to Achieve Targets -Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, G M, SCR
April 27, 2017

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway undertook a division wise review of Freight loading, Passenger earnings,Elimination of Level Crossing Gates, Action plan for completion of limited height subways works, progress of targeted Passenger Amenity works including Divyang facility related works and Swachh

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Accord Top Priority to Safety and Punctuality -Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, G M, SCR
April 27, 2017

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway undertook a review of Safety, Punctuality and cleanliness of the Trains and Stations o­n the Zone. All the Divisional Railway Managers of 6 Divisions o­n South Central Railway viz., Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Guntur, Guntakal and Nanded attended thereview meeting through

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General Manager Commends Railway Doctor for Exemplary Service during derailment
April 27, 2017

A newly inducted Doctor into Railway service, proved her commitment to serve with duty mindedness. Dr B.Rajitha, Additional Divisional Medical Officer/Parli, Secunderabad Division who joined Railways less than a month back rose to the task during the derailment of Train no.57550 Aurangabad – Hyderabad Passenger near Bhalki in Karnataka State

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Change in Train Number & Type of Service
April 27, 2017

1.Train No. 06058 Chennai Central–SantragachiSpecial fare train is renumbered as Train No. 82646 and will be run as Suvidha Special Train on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st May, 2017 (Wednesdays). 2.Train No. 56213/56214 Chamarajanagar-Tirupati-Chamarajanagar Passenger train is speeded up and renumbered to run as Expess train from 22nd

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Vacant Berths Available in Kacheguda-Krishnarajapuram (Bengaluru) Special Train on Sundays. Conveniently scheduled to suit IT Sector Professionals and Other Travelers
April 27, 2017

South Central Railway is running a conveniently planned Special Train connecting Hyderabad City with Bengaluru, to clear rush of traffic o­n Sundays. The special train, which departs from Kacheguda will terminate at Krishnarajapuram, Bengaluru, (conveniently accessible to the Electronic City) so as to immensely benefit the huge number of IT

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For Indian Railways, a dedicated freight corridor has a long way to go
April 25, 2017

The need for for the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) arose from the fact that two decades of populist Rail Budgets had ended up introducing 5,000 new passenger trains, crowding out the freight, whose average speed had dropped to an abysmal 25kph. The capacity of Golden Quadrilateral, which carries 60% of the total rail freight business, needed

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CM BACKS SUBURBAN RAILWAY, URGES CENTRE TO BEGIN WORK BY MAY
April 21, 2017

A decade-long campaign by Bengaluru’s citizens for the Suburban Railway system may finally bear fruit. Supporting the demand, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the Union Railway Minister to lay the foundation stone for the project by May. “I’m with the people who are demanding a suburban train. The Centre must consider the

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At 96.9 per cent, Railways posts worst operating ratio in 16 years last fiscal
April 21, 2017

On the expenditure side, Railways was hoping that the figures would be around Rs 1.21 lakh crore.  In last year’s Rail Budget, Railway minister Suresh Prabhu had said that the impact of the 7th Pay Commission would take the operating ratio to 92 per cent in 2016-17. Indian Railways has ended the financial year with its worst

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Believe it or not, your Railway station owes Rs 1.5 crore
April 21, 2017

CHANDIGARH: The Municipal Corporation has served notice on the Chandigarh Railway Station asking them to clear Rs 1.5 crore service charge dues. The civic body sent the notice last week and asked the railways to remit the sum within 30 days, else action would be taken. This isn't the first time the municipal body has sent such a notice to

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Maharashtra urges railway, defence to open land for slum rehabilitation
April 21, 2017

“The decision will boost the state’s efforts of slum rehabilitation and affordable housing with policy support, and facilitate flow of institutional credit and funds from domestic and global financial agencies,” said Devendra Fadnavis. After the Union defence ministry and the railway ministry agreed to provide land to Maharashtra for

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A journey through Indian Railways
April 21, 2017

A philately exhibition being held at the Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station. Since the first train on Indian tracks began its journey from Mumbai to Thane on April 16, 1853, Indian Railways have come a long way. For those who wish to take a peek into its 164-year-long journey, ‘Lifeline of India,’ a philately exhibition

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Railways seeks aid for unviable routes
April 21, 2017

Finance Ministry subsidised losses incurred on railway operations on strategic lines before merger The Railway Ministry has sought compensation for operating railway lines of strategic and national importance — a practice discontinued following the merger of Railway and Union Budget. “We have sent a proposal for approval of the Union

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The mobility in Train Operations on the busiest route of Delhi Howrah section of Indian Railway network gets a boost with the commissioning of Electronic Interlocking & massive Yard Remodeling commissioned at Dadri
April 20, 2017

Electronic Interlocking - Yard Remodeling commissioned in record time of only 150 minutes. In a significant move for high tech infrastructure with the view to improve mobility in train operations on the busiest route of Delhi Howrah section of Indian Railway network, Electronic Interlocking & massive Yard Remodeling has been commissioned

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SM एसोसिएशन के राष्ट्रीय अधिवेशन में मांगो पर बनेगी रणनीति
April 20, 2017

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लोको पायलट को जेल सह – चालक बेगुनाह
April 20, 2017

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Suresh Prabhu and CM Devendra Fadnavis meet to push regions’ railways projects
April 20, 2017

NAGPUR: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday reviewed various existing and new projects in the state, especially Vidarbha. The two leaders discussed the Wardha-Nanded new railway line and asked the district collectors to complete land acquisition process in three months.

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चौथे दिन भी नहीं चली राज्यरानी, यात्रियों का हंगामा
April 20, 2017

रामपुर में शनिवार को डिरेल होने के बाद अब तक राज्यरानी एक्सप्रेस का संचालन शुरू नहीं हो सका है। इस ट्रेन में टिकट करवाने वाले

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Book excerpt: Kipling set up the Indian Railway Library to fund his return to England
April 20, 2017

In Indian Railways: The Weaving of a National Tapestry, Bibek Debroy, Sanjay Chadha and Vidya Krishnamurthi narrate the history of the Indian Railways, tracing its growth from the 1830s to Independence. Many of the Kipling stories, including ‘The Man Who Would Be King’, were first published by the Indian Railway Library. The

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Railways back in black on non-fare revenue
April 18, 2017

Indian Railways clocks revenue of Rs165,068 crore in 2016-17, a marginal rise over Rs163,791crore in 2015-16, powered by a 72% increase in non-fare revenue  Railway minister Suresh Prabhu’s bet on non-fare revenue—earnings from streams other than passenger fares and freight charges—is paying off. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New

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Rajya Rani Express derailment: GPR files FIR against railway officials
April 16, 2017

The Government Railway Police (GPR) on Sunday registered an FIR in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur against unknown railway officials for negligence of duty in connection with the Meerut-Lucknow Rajya Rani Express derailment. Earlier on Saturday, the train got derailed near Rampur. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced a compensation

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Western Railway wins cleanliness award
April 16, 2017

A clean record: Officials of Western Railway’s Mumbai Division celebrate after winning the cleanliness award.   Penalty for litterbugs, beautification of stations helps Mumbai Division wrest back prize after nine years The Western Railway’s Mumbai Division has wrested back the cleanliness award after nine years. The Mumbai Division was

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Lifeline Express to be flagged-off today
April 16, 2017

Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate The Union Minister for Railways, Suresh Prabahkar Prabhu, will inaugurate the Lifeline Express, “world’s first hospital train”, at Sindhudurg railway station on Sunday through video conference. The idea behind the train is to provide diagnostic, medical, and advanced surgical treatment to persons with

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Railway traffic increases, revenue falls in 2016-17
April 16, 2017

Despite a year-on-year increase in the number of passengers ferried and goods transported in the financial year 2016-17, Indian Railways missed its revenue target in the year. The current scenario calls for relook at the subsidised passenger fares, which costs the railways to the tune of `30,000 crore-plus each year. (Reuters) 

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Rail Development Authority
April 13, 2017

Ministry of Railways had brought out a concept paper for public consultation on setting up of Rail Development Authority of India. Based on inputs received from stakeholders, a proposal for setting up of RDA has been approved by Government. Some of the aims and objectives of Rail Development Authority are: pricing of services commensurate with

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जनहित याचिका में “समान काम का समान वेतन” पूरे देश के ठेका वर्कर के लिए लागू करने की मांग
April 13, 2017

नई दिल्ली: आज दिनांक 12 अप्रैल 2017 को ठेका वर्कर के लिए "समान काम का समान वेतन" को लागू करने की मांग की जनहित याचिका की सुनवाई दिल्ली हाई

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Minister of State for Railways – Waste Management Policy in Railways
April 13, 2017

 Policy guidelines have been issued from time to time regarding Waste Management on Indian Railways including the following aspects: (i) Handling and disposal of Municipal Solid Waste arising in the railway station area. (ii) Handling and disposal of garbage arising from catering services. (iii) Segregation of biodegradable and

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New Catering Policy in Railways
April 13, 2017

New Catering Policy has already been notified on 27th February, 2017 with the objective to provide quality food to rail passengers by unbundling of catering services on trains. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has been mandated to carry out the unbundling by creating a distinction primarily between food preparation

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WITHDRAWAL OF IMPLEMENTATION OF AADHAAR BASED TICKETING SYSTEM FOR PRS TICKETS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
April 12, 2017

Ministry of Railways has decided to withdraw the implementation of Aadhaar based ticketing system for PRS tickets (both counter and e-tickets) for senior citizen. Even from 1st April, 2017 o­nwards, the concession to senior citizens shall not be denied o­nly for the reason that the person does not possess Aadhaar card. However, they are required

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W.RLY’S INTENSIVE DRIVE AGAINST OFFENDERS VARIOUS SECURITY INITIATIVES INTRODUCED
April 12, 2017

1.88 lakh cases registered under various sections of Railways Act and fine to the tune of Rs.4.95 Crores recovered Photo Caption: A view of a lady commuter using the Talk Back System and the other pic is depicting the CCTV camera installed in o­ne of the ladies coaches of W. Rly local trains.             Security of the passengers

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Conference on Digitization of Railway Supply Chain
April 12, 2017

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated the Conference on "Digitization of Railway Supply Chain - A Leap forward in Ease of Doing Business" organized by Ministry of Railways in association with The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM) and Indian Railway Institute of Material Management (IRLMM) Chairman,

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Serious complaint – Against Sr Dom
April 10, 2017

Letter No 14 No : AITCA/DRM BB CR Date: 25th MARCH 2017 To, Divisional Railway Manager Mumbai Division. Central Railway. CST Mumbai. Respected Sir, Sub: Serious complaint against Sr Dom BB Shri Anil Patke by the Controllers of BB DIV. The Association has received series of complaint from the Controllers of BB Div regarding the arrogant,

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Raipur Railway Station Fire: Over 200 Vehicles Burned Down At A Parking Area
April 10, 2017

Police personnel and rescuers evacuated more than half of the vehicles to prevent it from catching fire. RAIPUR: Over 200 two-wheelers were today burned after a fire broke out at an authorised parking area of Raipur Railway Station in Chhattisgarh's capital, police said. No one was injured in the incident, police said. The fire was noticed

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GOOD NEWS – सातवां वेतन आयोग : अलाउंस समिति की निर्णायक बैठक संपन्न, अब कैबिनेट में पेश होगी रिपोर्ट – NDTV
April 9, 2017

नई दिल्ली: सातवां वेतन आयोग (7TH Pay Commission) कर्मचारियों के जितनी खुशियां लेकर आया उतनी ही दुविधाओं के साथ भी केंद्रीय कर्मचारियों को घेर

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DISRUPTION OF TRAIN SERVICES IN HOWRAH- KHARAGPUR SECTION OF KHARAGPUR DIVISION DUE TO DERAILMENT
April 9, 2017

Due to derailment of four loaded Wagons and Guard’s Brake Van of a Goods Train at Kharagpur Station Yard o­n Down Line causing infringement to Up line, leading to the detention of some Mail/ Express Trains at various stations enroute between Kharagpur and Howrah stations and cancellation of following EMU Locals between Howrah-Kharagpur and

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INDIAN RAILWAYS IS ‘TRANSFORMING’….. WITH VARIOUS REFORMS ON TRACK…FOR A BETTER FUTURE
April 9, 2017

Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu had set clear and measurable goals in the previous and last Rail Budget Speech aptly titled Vision 2020. In order to attain the set targets, Indian Railways has taken unprecedented reformative initiatives in the last 3 years. As stated by Shri Ravinder Bhakar, Chief Public

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Railways Earn Rs 228 Cr More On Child Fare
April 7, 2017

New Delhi,  (PTI) The Railways earned Rs 228 crore more by charging full adult fare from children in the reserved class in the fiscal 2016-17, Rajya Sabha was told today. Railways earned total Rs 914 crore from child passengers between April 21, 2016 and March 20, 2017 as against Rs 686 crore during the same period the previous

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On Board Condition Monitoring System (OBCMS) for Rolling Stock of Indian Railways
April 7, 2017

Indian Railways wishes to install Railway vehicle mounted sensor based “On Board Condition Monitoring System” (OBCMS) that will monitor the health and safety of key components of the coaches, freight cars, locomotives that would finally result in improved safety, improved reliability, higher utilization, increased up‐time and reduced

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Upgradation of Rolling Stock Technology of Railways
April 7, 2017

The Government has taken several measures in order to induct and proliferate new technology in rolling stock, some of which are listed below: •    It has been decided to proliferate Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches (for Mainline trains) on Indian Railways. These coaches are lighter in weight and have better passenger amenities, higher

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Installation of Security Check Devices at Railway Stations
April 7, 2017

Based on the threat perception and vulnerability, security equipment like close circuit television (CCTV) cameras, baggage scanners, metal detectors and bomb detection devices have been provided at important railway stations over Indian Railways. 344 railway stations have already been provided with CCTV cameras which include 101 railway stations

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FDI in Railways
April 7, 2017

Government of India in August, 2014 notified the following areas for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI):  (i) Suburban corridors through Public Private Partnership (PPP); (ii) High speed train projects; (iii) Dedicated freight lines; (iv) Rolling stock including trains sets and locomotive/coaches manufacturing and maintenance facilities;  (v) 

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Indian Railways – Electrification of Railway Tracks
April 7, 2017

Indian Railways have prepared an Action Plan to electrify 24400 route kilometers   in five years (2016-17 to 2020-21).   Year-wise details are as under:- Year Route Kilometres to be

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Railway GM inspects Tiruchi workshop
April 7, 2017

Southern Railway General Manager Vashista Johri inspected the Golden Rock Railway Workshop here on Thursday. Accompanied by top Southern Railway officials, Mr. Johri inspected the workshop for over two hours. He inspected various shops inside the premises and interacted with officials. He inaugurated a chemical and metallurgical laboratory

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Cabinet apprised of the MoU with Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane S.P.A. of Italy on Technical Cooperation in the Rail Sector
April 6, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane S.P.A. of the Republic of Italy on 31st January, 2017 on technical cooperation in railway sector. The MoU will provide a platform to Indian Railways to interact and share the

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Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel signs Agreement with BHEL for constructing a 2 MW Roof Top Power Plant
April 6, 2017

Ministry of Railways under the guidance of Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu,  has taken yet another leap in fulfilling its commitment to better environment, when a landmark contract agreement was signed between Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel (IROAF) of Indian Railways and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) for constructing a 2

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Rain Water Harvesting System in Railways
April 6, 2017

Presently, 2428 numbers of Rain Water Harvesting systems, including roof top rain water harvesting systems, have been installed at different locations which also include Railway Stations on Indian Railways in various Zones and the Zone-wise position is as under: Zonal Railway Number of Rain Water Harvesting Systems

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Initiatives by Indian Railways for Sanitation/Cleanliness
April 6, 2017

Under Swachh Bharat Campaign, regular intensive campaigns / drives have been organised over the Indian Railways with the sole objective of significant and sustainable improvements in cleanliness standards of Trains and Railway premises, including Railway stations. Some of the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways towards improvement of

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Adarsh Railway Station Scheme
April 6, 2017

Modernisation/upgradation of railway stations is a continuous and on-going process. At present, upgradation of stations is being undertaken under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’. 1253 stations have been identified for development under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’ out of which 1022 railway stations have been developed so far and the remaining stations

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Shops at Railway Platforms
April 6, 2017

 New Catering Policy has been issued on 27th February 2017 which inter-alia stipulates that zonal railways shall manage static units (catering stall /milk stalls/ trolleys etc.) except base kitchens and kitchen units. The policy mandates the zonal railways to hand over the kitchens managed by them to Indian Railway Catering and Tourism

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अब रेल डेवलपमेंट अथॉरिटी तय करेगी रेल किराया
April 6, 2017

आने वाले दिनों में रेलवे के किरायों को घटाने या बढ़ाने का काम अब रेल मंत्री का नहीं होगा बल्कि इसका निर्धारण रेल डेवलपमेंट अथॉरिटी

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Indian Railways overcome Challenges, Register Rise in Freight and Passenger Business during FY 2016-17
April 5, 2017

In a remarkable turnaround, Indian Railways (IR) overcame all hurdles to register a rise in both its Freight and Passenger business for the financial year 2016-17 just ended. The achievement was possible due to timely policy interventions to correct the dip in transport demands in various identified segments which enabled bring back the traffic

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Rly pays, farmer says amount less, don’t release property
April 4, 2017

Ludhiana: Even as the Northern Railways has deposited the remaining compensation amount it owed to a Ludhiana district farmer, the latter's advocate said the relief was less and that they would request the court not to release the attached property till the entire compensation was paid. The court of additional district and sessions judge Jaspal

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DISTRICT RALLY OF SE Rly BHARAT SCOUTS AND GUIDES CONCLUDES
March 31, 2017

he three-day 22ndDistrict Camp Rally of Central District Association of S.E.Railway Bharat Scouts and Guides concluded at BNR Ground, Santragachi , yesterday (30.03.17). Shri S. N. Agrawal, General Manager, South Eastern Railway and Patron, S.E.Railway Bharat Scouts & Guides was the Chief Guest at the Valedictory Function and witnessed the

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नवरात्रि मेले पर इंद्रगढ़ सुमेरगंज मंडी स्टेषन पर प्रायोगिक ठहराव,गाड़ी संख्या 51604 कटनी-बीना पैसन्जर के समय में परिवर्तन,गाड़ी संख्या 11651 जबलपुर-सिंगरौली इंटरसिटी एक्सप्रेस के समय में परिवर्तन ,मंडल राजभाषा कार्यान्वयन समिति, जबलपुर की 160वीं बैठक का आयोजन
March 31, 2017

नवरात्रि मेले पर इंद्रगढ़ सुमेरगंज मंडी स्टेषन पर प्रायोगिक ठहराव,गाड़ी संख्या 51604 कटनी-बीना पैसन्जर के समय में परिवर्तन,गाड़ी संख्या

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Deen Dayalu Coach Scheme of Indian Railway
March 30, 2017

During the period from April 2016 to February 2017, about 141 Deen Dayalu un-reserved coaches have been inducted in 23 pairs of Mail/Express trains. Further, induction of more Deen Dayalu coaches is an on-going process and is being done in a phased manner.   Instructions have been issued for the provision of the following additional

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Computerized Rail Booking System
March 30, 2017

On Indian Railways, reserved tickets are issued through Computerized Passenger Reservation System (PRS)/through internet on first come first served basis. Berths/seats of choice are allotted subject to availability at the time of booking. Coach number and berth/seat number is allotted till the confirmed accommodation is not exhausted. When

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Hydraulic Rescue Devices in Railways
March 30, 2017

Zonal Railways have been using Hydraulic Rescue Devices (HRDs), procured from foreign countries including Germany, at accident sites as a part of rescue efforts whenever needed. Available details of usage for the last 3 years are as below: 1.         Central                        04.05.2014 2.         North

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Measures taken by Railways for Quality and Hygience of Catering Services
March 30, 2017

In its endeavor to provide quality and hygienic food to the passengers, Railways have developed and operationalized an institutionalized mechanism for monitoring of quality and hygiene of catering services through regular inspections at various levels to address catering complaints. Penal action is taken against the licensee depending upon the

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Measures Taken by Railways for Protection of Elephants
March 30, 2017

Railway has developed the following process/steps/corrective measures for protection of elephants getting killed on railway tracks:- Imposition of suitable speed restrictions in identified locations keeping the joint advisory of Ministry of Environment & Forest and Ministry of Railways and train operation requirements in consideration,

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Measures to Ensure Jerk-Free Train Journey
March 30, 2017

It has been decided to replace the Centre Buffer Couplers (CBCs) of LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) type coaches fitted with Single pack draft gear or Floating plate draft gear with CBCs with Balanced draft gear to mitigate the jerks in the train ride. Sanction for the retrofitment of improved design CBCs with Balanced draft gear in 1350 LHB coaches

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Safety Measures taken on India Railways
March 30, 2017

Indian Railways accord highest priority to safety in train operations. Safety measures taken on Indian Railways is a continuous process which envisage accident prevention and mitigation directed towards continuous reduction in risk level to its customers. This is done by adopting new technologies and improvement in asset reliability to reduce

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Rail Coach Factories Diesel Locomotive and Electric Locomotive Factory Production
March 30, 2017

Presently three Rail Coach Factories, two Diesel Locomotive factories and an Electric Locomotive Factory are functioning in the country under Ministry of Railways.   The number of coaches, diesel and electric engines built during the last two years in these factories are given below:-   Year Coaches Diesel

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Vizag waiting for launch of Railways’ Vikalp scheme
March 29, 2017

Visakhapatnam: A post related to Indian Railways' Vikalp Scheme has gone viral among Facebook and Whatsapp users. The post said wait-listed passengers can travel in any other alternative train in the same route if their ticket is not confirmed. Railway officials told TOI on Monday that the city-based Waltair division of East Coast Railway

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मण्डल रेल प्रबन्धक राहत कोष का माह फरवरी 2017 का लेखा-जोखा
March 29, 2017

मण्डल रेल प्रबन्धक राहत कोष का माह फरवरी 2017 का

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Digital platform to help railways save ₹60,000 crore: Suresh Prabhu
March 28, 2017

Entire operations can be monitored on a single platform Indian Railways will invest about ₹12,000 crore in developing a common digital platform for integrating information from all its departments leading to savings of about ₹60,000 crore, said Suresh Prabhu, Railway Minister. “In the last Rail Budget, I had announced an Enterprise

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1 अप्रैल से बदल जाएंगे इनकम टैक्स (Income Tax) से जुड़े ये 10 नियम
March 28, 2017

पिछले बुधवार को लोकसभा ने वित्त विधेयक पास कर दिया. इसी के साथ ही बजट संबंधी सत्र 2017-18 की प्रक्रिया पूरी हो गई. चूंकि वित्त विधेयक,

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CHENNAI DIVISION’S 147TH DRUCC MEETING HELD
March 28, 2017

The 147th Divisional Railway Users’ Consultative Committee (DRUCC) Meeting was conducted by Chennai Division under the Chairmanship of Shri Anupam Sharma, Divisional railway Manager, Chennai Division o­n 23.03.2017 and this is the 6th meeting during tenure between 01.08.2014 and 30.09.2017.  Shri A.L. Prabhakar, ADRM / I / MAS, Shri P. Kishore

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INSPECTION OF THE NEWLY LAID 4TH RAILWAY LINE BETWEEN TIRUVOTTIYUR – ENNORE AND SPEED TRIAL
March 28, 2017

Commissioner of Railway Safety, Southern Circle, Bangalore will inspect the newly laid 4th railway line between Tiruvottiyur – Ennore railway stations o­n 25thMarch, 2017. Furthermore, the Commissioner of Railway Safety, Southern Circle, Bangalore will also conduct a high speed trial run between Tiruvottiyur – Ennore railway stations o­n

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PERAMBUR CARRIAGE & WAGON WORKSHOP BAGS PRESTIGIOUS GREENCO BRONZE CERTIFICATION
March 28, 2017

<span "century="" gothic","sans-serif";="" font-size:="" 12pt;="" mso-fareast-font-family:="" "times="" new="" roman";="" mso-bidi-font-family:="" roman";'="">Shri Vashishta Johri, General Manager, Southern Railway, received the Greenco Bronze shield from Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways o­n behalf of

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Minister of Railways inaugurates Conference on Digital Railways for Digital India
March 28, 2017

A conference under the theme “IR-One ICT (One Information and Communication Technology) Building Digital Railway for Digital India” was organized on 27.03.2017 at National Rail Museum Auditorium, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. The conference was inaugurated by Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu. Shri Rajen Gohain, Minister of state

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Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) declares Highest ever Interim Dividend of Rs. 340 Crore
March 28, 2017

A PSU under Ministry of Railways, Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) has declared highest ever interim dividend of Rs.340 Crore for the Financial Year 2016-17. With this the cumulative dividend payout to Indian Railways has reached Rs.2750 Crore. Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu accepted the dividend cheque from Shri SK

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For Railways, AC 3-tier is the only coach on profit track
March 27, 2017

These bogies carry more passengers than other AC segments put together NEW DELHI, MARCH 26:   The AC 3-tier passenger segment is turning out to be a money-spinner for the Railways, which explains why the national transporter is focussing on it. For instance, the Railways has introduced Humsafar trains, which have only AC 3-tier

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Indian Railways plans to save Rs 41,000 crore by switching to solar energy
March 27, 2017

Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday. He said the Ministry of Railways had prepared ‘Mission 41K’ to save electricity consumption charges by betting big on solar energy. He was

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भारतीय रेल के संबंध में 21 आश्चर्यजनक तथ्य
March 26, 2017

यहां हम जानकारी दे रहे हैं दुनिया के तीसरे सबसे बड़े रेलवे नेटवर्क भारतीय रेल के कुछ ऐसे आश्चर्यजनक तथ्यों के बारे में जो आपको शायद

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“हेलो बॉस, मुझे टेररिस्ट ने पकड़ लिया है…
March 26, 2017

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Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Recruitment 2017: Interview List Announced For Assistant Manager Post
March 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited has released the GD/ interview list for recruitment to the post of Assistant Manager- Electrical, Signal & Telecom and Civil. The interview has been scheduled for April 2017. Candidates have been selected on the basis of their performance in the written test held on27 November 2016. It should be

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Now Kacheguda Railway Station is Environmental Friendly De-compost Machine & Disposable Water Bottle Crushing Machines Installed
March 26, 2017

South Central Railway has become pioneer o­n Indian Railways by taking up several environment friendly initiatives. Kacheguda station has earned another distinction by taking up Environmental Friendly measures to ensure cleanliness. As part of the same, all the Bio Waste generated at the Kacheguda station and Kacheguda Railway Colony are

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“Automatic Coach Paint Booth” Inaugurated by Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR
March 26, 2017

Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway inaugurated the “Automatic Coach Paint Booth System” at the Carriage Workshop, Lallaguda, Secunderabadtoday i.e., 20thMarch, 2017. He inspected the Lallaguda Carriage Workshop to study the work practices being maintained here. The Carriage Workshop, Lallaguda has modernized its

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SHRI S.N. AGRAWAL TAKES OVER AS THE NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF EASTERN RAILWAY
March 25, 2017

Shri S.N.Agrawal has taken over as the General Manager of Eastern Railway w.e.f. 22.3.2017, in addition to General Manager, South Eastern Railway. Prior to his posting as General Manager, South Eastern Railway, Shri Agrawal was posted as Principal Chief Engineer, Western Railway, Mumbai. Shri S. N. Agrawal, a Civil Engineer, belongs to the

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RAILWAY PROJECTS AND EXTENSION OF TRAINS INAUGURATED BY RAILWAY MINISTER SURESH PRABHU
March 25, 2017

Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has inaugurated various infrastructure related Railway Projects and extension of Trains from Bhubaneswar Railway Station through video conferencing in presence of Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for

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VARIOUS ORGANISATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS MET HON’BLE MINISTER OF RAILWAYS:
March 25, 2017

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was handed over a number of public demands from Various Associations, Organisations and individuals. Hon’ble Minister of Railways took all the demands from the various organisations and promised to examine each of the demands in detail. Hon’ble MLA, Jharsuguda Shri Naba Kishore Das met Hon’ble Railway Minister

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Railway Minister – IMPORTANT AND SIGNIFICANT ANNOUNCEMENTS
March 25, 2017

Hon’ble Railway Minister made a few number of important and significant announcements on the occasion. (i)                Priority to be given to women self-help groups for selling of their local products through online marketing wing of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. The services of NABARD would also be

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ROAD TRAFFIC CLOSED FOR URGENT REPAIRS TO GIRDERS OF MILAN SUBWAY
March 25, 2017

The Milan Subway No. 31 at Km 18/10-11 between Santacruz – Vile Parle stations will be remained closed for road traffic with effect from 00.00 hrs of 1st/2ndApril, 2017 to 00.00 hrs of 2nd / 3rd April, 2017 for urgent repairing of UP & DOWN fast lines by lifting of girders. Accordingly, the road traffic will be diverted via adjoining flyover

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Ro-Ro Freight Service in Indian Railways
March 25, 2017

Roll-on-Roll-off (RO-RO) service was initially introduced on Konkan Railway during the year 1999. Since then, the service is running on Konkan Railway on Diesel route. On electrified routes, there are operational constraints for running of Ro-Ro service due to Over Head Equipment (OHE). However, during the recent past, trial run of

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Without Guard Trains – End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) Device in Trains
March 24, 2017

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) is an infrastructure provider. End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) device is an alternative of running trains without guard on an exclusive freight corridor. (b): Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) has been envisaged to be free from level crossings gates, to help enhance the operational

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Net Profit of IRCTC
March 24, 2017

The net profit of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has grown to ₹ 189 crore in Financial Year 2015-16 as against ₹ 131 crore in Financial Year 2014-15. It is a growth of 44%. During the year 2015-16, a total of ₹ 24,023 crore has been collected towards the sale of train tickets through IRCTC portal. The

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देश का पहला प्रायवेट स्टेशन बना हबीबगंज HABIBGANJ BECOMES THE FIRST PRIVATE STATION OF THE COUNTRY
March 24, 2017

Bhopal: Habibganj became the first private station in the country. On Thursday, the Railways handed over all rights to Avane to private company Bansal Hathway Private Limited on Thursday. Now the Railways will be responsible only for the operation of the train. Significantly, Railways has tied up with private company Bansal to make Habibganj

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