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Northern Railways runs extra train to Patna for Chhath rush

Fri, 24/10/2014 - 19:40
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS): With Chhath Puja to be celebrated from Oct 27-29, the Indian Railways is making extra efforts to accommodate the hundreds of people heading home for the festival and ran an extra train to Patna Friday, said officials.

Govt Plans Fund to Promote Cargo Transportation Via Ships

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 16:01
Indian Shipping Ministry has plans to set up a fund in order to provide incentives for the development of freight transportation with an aim to promote transport through ships, The Economic Times reported. India, with a coastline of 7,517 km, uses only 15% for local freight transportation through coast line as compared to 43% in European region. Notably, Indian Railways has transported nearly ...

Indian Railways now launches NTES app for Android; lets you track train schedules

Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:56
One of the best features of the NTES app is "spot your train" which provides information such as its current position and expected time of arrival.

Indian Railway development: E-businesses modernising rail travel in India

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 16:36
New Delhi, Oct 22: Gazing at the far-away tracks searching for signs of train arrivals might bring in nostalgic memories as a host of e-companies are providing everything from tracking minute-by-minute locomotive locations to details of taxi availability or the best

E-businesses modernising rail travel in India

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:48
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Gazing at the far-away tracks searching for signs of train arrivals might bring in nostalgic memories as a host of e-companies are providing everything from tracking minute-by-minute locomotive locations to details of taxi availability or the best deals at hotels to make rail journey in India a more pleasant and less taxing experience.

Japanese Cos Show Interest to Supply Electric Locomotives to Indian Railways

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 20:21
Japanese companies such as Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Toshiba, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsui have evinced interest to provide 200 electric locomotives to state-owned Indian Railways, Business Line reported. The national transporter plans to use these on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor. These companies took part in a pre-bidding process last week organized by the ...

E-business modernising rail travel in India

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 16:24
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Gazing at the far-away tracks searching for signs of train arrivals might bring in nostalgic memories as a host of e-companies are providing everything from tracking minute-by-minute locomotive locations to details of taxi availability or the best deals at hotels to make rail journey in India a more pleasant and less taxing experience.

Railway rake in 10.59% more earnings from freight traffic

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 22:11
The Indian Railways generated a whooping Rs. 48062.07 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during April-September 2014 as compared to Rs. 43457.78 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 10.59 per cent.

Rail reform: stick to the right track

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 21:49
The Government has appointed yet another committee to look into the issue of restructuring Indian Railways. ‘When in doubt, form a committee’ has been the mantra followed by politicians who, with minimal knowledge of the ministries they head, need someone or the other to guide them in formulating policies and drawing up a road map.

Rail freight earnings up by over 10%

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 03:18
The Indian Railways generated Rs 48,062.07 crore of earnings from freight traffic during April-September 2014 against Rs 43,457.78 crore in the year-ago period, an increase of 10.59 per cent.

Loco-maker EMD sets up facilityin Noida

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 23:06
Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD), a global locomotive manufacturer, has set up a new facility at Noida to better serve Indian Railways and other global customers.

India Railways' Modernization Plans to Attract Huge Investments

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 20:46
Oct. 13 -- With government’s plan to make the Indian railways a much more modernized and upgraded one, the sector is all set to attract and become a hub of investments, news agency IANS reported. The government ...

PM Modi puts investment in railways on fast track

Mon, 13/10/2014 - 14:50
Japan has offered to provide financial, technical and operational support to India for introducing its bullet trains, called Shinkansen, on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai route.

Modi makes railways an attractive investment destination

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 20:50
Indian Railways has become an attractive investment destination, especially with the Narendra Modi government pitching for modernisation and upgradation of one of the largest railway networks in the world with high-speed trains and modern stations with world-class amenities.

Modi makes railways an attractive investment destination

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 17:10
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian Railways has become an attractive investment destination, especially with the Narendra Modi government pitching for modernisation and upgradation of one of the largest railway networks in the world with high-speed trains and modern stations with world-class amenities.

Modi makes railways an attractive investment destination

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 17:10
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian Railways has become an attractive investment destination, especially with the Narendra Modi government pitching for modernisation and upgradation of one of the largest railway networks in the world with high-speed trains and modern stations with world-class amenities.

Airfare concept followed in Premium Tatkal prices

Sun, 12/10/2014 - 02:37
First there was Tatkal. Then came Premium Specials. Now there is Premium Tatkal. From October 1, the Indian Railways has introduced a new concept of dynamic pricing that is burning holes in the pockets of passengers who are forced to travel on emergency.

No FDI in railway's core areas: Gowda

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:50
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Reassuring the workforce that foreign capital will not be allowed in main business areas of the railways, union minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Friday that there are no plans to privatise its core activities. This in no way leads to privatization of existing Indian Railways network or its core activities," Gowda said while inaugurating the 59th annual railway national ...

Rlys to set up incubation centre in Darjeeling

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 03:53
In line with the announcement in its budget on technological innovation to improve efficiency and performance, Indian Railways plans to set up a research-cum-incubation centre in Darjeeling.

Indian hacker hacks Pak railways website, says keep dreaming about Kashmir

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 17:04
The hacker calling himself Zukr@in, posted a message mocking Pakistan People’s Party's Bilawal Bhutto for his recent comments on Kashmir.

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