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Railways conclude first bilateral power procurement agreement

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 20:34
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Indian Railways Friday said it has concluded the first bilateral power procurement agreement with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). According to the railways, the bilateral power procurement agreement was entered on Feb 5 between north central railway and DVC. Under the agreement, the railway will buy 50 MW of power from DVC at Auraiya grid sub-station facilitated by ...

Indian Railways earnings up by over 12%

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 07:35
Railways earned Rs 1,28,928.28 cr during April '14- Jan 2015.

Of ”Swacch Bharat”, Indian Railways and Rats!!!

Fri, 06/02/2015 - 05:16
Editor, Recently while travelling by train overnight, I had an unpleasant experience. But it was not from the lack of civility of fellow travellers as it is assumed most of the times, but the disturbance was from the most unlikely source……Rats…!!!! I say unlikely since I was travelling in an AC tier coach which is expected to be comfortable and clean given the amount one has to shell out even ...

Modi bluffing, railways already heading for privatization: Congress

Wed, 04/02/2015 - 03:59
Terming as bluff Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that Indian Railways will not be privatized, the Congress Monday said it is already headed for it in view of the cabinet's green signal to 100 percent FDI in railways.

Railways gets cracking on environment protection, fuel bill

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 11:04
Diesel prices for the Railways have come down from Rs 60.08 a litre in June to Rs 50.51 a litre now.

Ministry of Railways to rope in NID for redesigning train coaches

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 23:34
The Ministry of Railways is planning to redesign rail coaches for better comfort to passengers. Ministry has initiated discussions with Ahmedabad-based National Institute of Design (NID) for the same, informed Union Railways Minister, Suresh Prabhu here.

Ministry of Railways in talks with NID for internal design of coaches

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 23:15
In a bid to redesign coaches internally, the Ministry of Railways began talks with Ahmedabad-based National Institute of Design (NID), Union Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday.

New GM assumes charge at Southern Railway, Chennai

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 14:43
Former Chief Administrative Officer of Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels, New Delhi and currently General Manager of Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, Ashok K. Agarwal, has taken charge as General Manager, Southern Railway, Chennai.

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Sun, 01/02/2015 - 12:13
Indian Railways is planning to rope-in city-based NID to re-design the train coaches with an aim to provide comfortable journey to passengers. "We are in talks with the NID for improving internal design of railway coaches.

Haryana, Railways for speedy implementation of projects

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 06:56
Haryana Government has decided to enter into a partnership with Indian Railways for speedy implementation of at least eight rail projects which had failed to take off.For the purpose, the tw...

Haryana, Railways for speedy implementation of projects

Sun, 01/02/2015 - 05:52
Haryana Government has decided to enter into a partnership with Indian Railways for speedy implementation of at least eight rail projects which had failed to take off.For the purpose, the tw...

Rly Ministry to rope in NID for coach redesign

Sat, 31/01/2015 - 17:42
Ministry of Railways is planning to redesign rail coaches for better comfort to the passengers. The Ministry of Railways has initiated discussions with Ahmedabad-based National Institute of Design (NID) for the same, informed Union Railways Minister, Suresh Prabhu here on Saturday.

Romancing Indian Railways, some memoirs (Books This Weekend)

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 15:49
Nostalgic accounts of travellers who rode the earliest trains in India, personal journeys of men who who have written memoirs of their life and struggle in the US and East Africa and former union minister Salman Khurshid's account of Muslims in India.

SPVs to fund rail projects in States

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 08:00
The Indian Railways is introducing the idea of forming a special purpose vehicle (SPV) between the Government of India (through Indian Railways) and the State government, which can take up projects...

SPVs to fund rail projects in States

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 07:44
The Indian Railways is introducing the idea of forming a special purpose vehicle (SPV) between the Government of India (through Indian Railways) and the State government, which can take up projects...

SPVs to fund rail projects

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 05:56
The Indian Railways is introducing the idea of forming a special purpose vehicle (SPV) between Government of India (through Indian Railways) and the State government, which can take up projects imp...

Going paperless may cost Rlys over ₹1,000 cr

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 23:46
Going paperless may not come cheap for the Indian Railways and could cost it about ₹1,000-1,300 crore to begin with. In fact, it may require another ₹300-400 crore as recurring cost every year, a Railway official told BusinessLine .

Haryana govt and railways to join hands to speed up projects

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 21:54
In a bid to expand the railway network in the state and implement projects, Haryana has decided to enter into a partnership with the Indian Railways. A special purpose vehicle could be formed to raise funds for the projects announced in the past few years.

Indian Railways gets cracking on environment protection, fuel bill

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 11:30
After initiating plans for revamp of its administrative set-up and financial health, Indian Railways has got cracking on environment management, with a focus on pollution control, efficiency in energy consumption, conservation of resources like water, proper use of land, and development and use of renewable energy.

Reliance Ind beats IOC in race to supply diesel to Railways

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 00:20
Public sector oil retailer Indian Oil Corporation has lost to Reliance Industries Ltd the contract for supplying diesel to the Indian Railways.

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