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Kanika Datta: For the people?

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 00:12
The Indian Railways website says: "India has some of the most spectacular and unforgettable rail journeys in the world … .There's no better way to enjoy India's outback, cities, coastal towns and regional areas in comfort."

Getting the Railways back on track

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 16:36
Indian Railways is more than 150 years old and has played a vital role in the socio-economic development of the country. Today, the Railways is one of the largest rail networks in the world, transporting around 23 million passengers every day and employing 1.4 million people.

Why Indian Railways is bullish on getting huge investment

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 15:04
India's decrepit state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 per cent boost in investment to over $9 billion.

Exclusive! 'The Railways are bankrupt'

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 11:11
'The government must understand that the Indian Railways is like a Kamdhenu cow. It can look after your GDP, it can look after the health of the nation. But the Kamdhenu cow also needs nourishment.'

Getting the Railways back on track

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 22:18
Indian Railways is more than 150 years old and has played a vital role in the socio-economic development of the country. Today, the Railways is one of the largest rail networks in the world, transporting around 23 million passengers every day and employing 1.4 million people.

Four key lessons to revamp the ailing Railways

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 13:49
Railways must pull back its share of freight traffic.

PM Modi inaugurates Koderma-Hazaribag Railway Line in Jharkhand

Sun, 22/02/2015 - 05:29
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Koderma-Hazaribagh Railway Line, and announced that the government is working towards the modernisation of the Indian Railways and improving its service delivery.

Modi inaugurates new railway line from Hazaribag to Koderma

Sun, 22/02/2015 - 03:06
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Government was working towards modernization and improved service delivery in the Indian Railways.

Vivek Sahai: Tracks to 2020

Sat, 21/02/2015 - 22:27
One could take pride in Indian Railways' being one of the largest commercial organisations under governmental control anywhere in the world, with its 1.3 million strong work-force carrying nearly 23 million passengers daily and lifting more than one billion tonnes of originating freight traffic in a year.

Coal India designs roadmap for 1-bn-tonne coal production

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 20:39
The mammoth task of achieving 1 billion tonne coal production by 2020 has set the ball rolling on the reforms in state mining giant Coal India Limited (CIL). In the roadmap for the next five years, the company has earmarked targets for all its subsidiaries, joint venture with Indian Railways for better evacuation and technology upgradation to improve its efficiency.

PM Modi inaugurates Koderma-Hazaribag Railway Line in Jharkhand

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 20:07
Hazaribagh (Jharkhand), Feb. 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the Koderma-Hazaribagh Railway Line, and announced that the government is working towards the modernisation of the Indian Railways and improving its service delivery. Dedicating the railway line to the nation by flagging off a Diesel-Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) train from Hazaribagh railway station, Prime ...

Railways' freight traffic increases by 5 percent

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 09:07
The Indian Railways Wednesday reported an increase of 4.64 percent in freight carried during April-January, 2015.

New Delhi-Lucknow double-decker train service soon

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 18:28
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Thursday said it will launch AC double-decker train service between New Delhi and Lucknow shortly. "We have got the clearance from commissioner railway safety (CRS) for the double-decker train for Lucknow," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on the sidelines of a function here. The launch date of the new train service was not disclosed.

Toilet water used for cooking food in trains: Will Modi Govt walk the talk in Rail Budget?

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 15:07
New Delhi, Feb 19: At a time when Narendra Modi government is brainstorming over ways to make Indian Railways world class, but standards of the basic amenities and hygiene in the state-owned carrier has barely improved. In a shocking report,

National Academy of Indian Railways award

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 15:03
A Venkateshwar, an Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) officer of 1979 batch, has bagged the coveted 'Distinguished Alumnus Award' of the National Academy of Indian Railways, Ministry of Railways, Vadodara for the year 2014.

Railways' freight traffic increases by 5 percent

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 13:58
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian Railways Wednesday reported an increase of 4.64 percent in freight carried during April-January, 2015. During last month, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways increased by 13.96 percent and stood at Rs.10,023.71 crore from Rs.8,795.90 crore earned during the same period last year.

Scot visits Indian railways to trace roots

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 03:58
A resident of Scotland visited the South Central Railway (SCR) headquarters here in search of his ancestral roots.

Railway Promotee Officers’ national ECM in Hubballi

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 18:29
As many as 75 delegates representing various zonal railways and production units of the Indian Railways are expected to participate in the Executive Committee Meeting of the Indian Railway Promotee...

Bharat Forge to supply engine parts to Indian Railways

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 09:12
Kalyani group-owned industrial component maker Bharat Forge Ltd. (BFL) Monday said it has inaugurated a locomotive manufacturing facility in Baramati, Maharashtra, becoming the first indigenous company to make crankshafts for the Indian Railways.

Bharat Forge plans to crank-up rail business

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:22
Bharat Forge, which recently began supplying indigenously developed locomotive crankshafts for the Indian Railways, hopes to expand the business and also begin making components like turbo-chargers, parallel pistons and connecting rods among others for the rail industry.

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