नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Railways’ portal www.indianrail.gov.in, which was launched some time back for online e-ticket booking, has proved to be of great help to users. Railways introduced it as an alternative mode to access the IRCTC website for booking tickets. A Railway Board official said the portal has worked successfully […]

Railways new portal proves helpful for passengers

Following last month’s incident of a female software engineer being pushed from a train, the Government Railway Police are going all out to enhance security arrangements at suburban stations चेन्नई Chennai (MAS): In a bid to enhance security at suburban railway stations from Beach to Tambaram, the Government Railway police […]

Security not on track in Chennai

Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India
नई दिल्ली New Delhi: President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee will address all the Institutes of Higher Learning under the National Knowledge Mission through the Video Conference. The video conference is facilitated on the existing NKN Network developed by RailTel for the National Knowledge Network. RailTel is making all out efforts […]

President to address Institutes of Higher Learning today thru Video ...

मुंबई Mumbai: The Reliance Infrastructure-led Metro operator on Friday increased the tariff of the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro to Rs 10-40 from the existing Rs 10-20 following a ruling by the Bombay High Court, allowing the operator to fix the initial fare for the line. Accordingly, commuters boarding at Versova and travelling by […]

Reliance Infra-led Metro operator increases Metro Rail tariff following a ...

मुंबई Mumbai: In yet another move to bring about what railway minister Suresh Prabhu called “seamless” policing, the railway ministry will be inviting the police force of various states, along with Railway Protection Force officers, for a seminar on January 15. Prabhu, speaking to media persons in Mumbai on Friday, said union […]

Railway’s to bring RPF, Maharashtra forces together for seminar on ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  A 10-member Task Force headed by Executive Director, Mechanical Engineering (Infrastructure), Railway Board, has been constituted for giving suggestions to improve productivity in Railway Operations, Manufacturing and other Departments of Indian Railways. The other nine members of the Task Force are Executive Director, Mechanical Engineering (Freight), […]

Task Force on Improving Productivity in Railways Constituted

सूरत Surat (ST): The Railway Protection Force (RPF) on Thursday exposed yet another travel agent who was using his personal ID to book e-tickets on the IRCTC website. Sources said that the RPF police inspector Gracious Fernandes had received information about the alleged involvement of the owner of LD Mani and […]

RPF nabs Travel agents in Surat using fake IDs on ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  RailTel had marched forward with coordinated and concerted efforts during 2014. RailTel have grown as an organisation in almost all the aspects. RailTel’s systems of working, its vision, its shared thought processes, and the ability to take up challenges and collective responsibility have matured in all the spheres of RailTel’s work. RailTel has […]

RailTel announces ‘Mission 2015′

मुंबई Mumbai: The city’s railway development body has proposed to extend Harbour line services up to Virar on the western suburbs though work is already on to extend it up to Goregaon. Work on extending the corridor up to Goregaon, which was expected to be completed by May 2014, has been […]

MRVC proposes to extend Harbour Line services up to Virar ...

मुंबई Mumbai: After a long-drawn tussle between the state government and the Reliance Infrastructure-led operator of Mumbai’s first Metro, the Bombay High Court on Thursday ruled in the latter’s favour, dismissing the state’s appeal seeking a lower tariff structure. This means, commuters using the Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro may have to start paying […]

Bombay HC snubs down Maharashtra’s demand for Lower Metro fares

थाना Thane (TNA): Top Central Railway officials visited Thane station on Wednesday to instruct their men to expedite various pending works on station premises in the wake of railway minister Suresh Prabhu’s impending visit to the city to inaugurate Rambhau Mhalgi Lecture Series, which is to be held at Saraswati Marathi School, […]

Central Railway try to finish Pending Works as Railway Minister ...

मुंबई Mumbai: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has started monitoring the deployment of its personnel on the Western line on a daily basis after the discovery that most of its staff had been functioning in non-core areas. The force also tweaked the escorting pattern on long-distance trains, posting personnel in larger […]

RPF escorts upped on sensitive routes in Mumbai

मुंबई Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Thursday chided the railways for saying that providing low-height booking counters for wheelchair-bound commuters on the suburban stations will inconvenience others. The reaction came from a division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Anil Menon after a reading of the Central Railway […]

Bombay High Court raps Railways for refusal to adopt facilities ...

जौनपुर Jaunpur (JNU): Several passengers of Varanasi-Delhi Express (04931) were robbed near Jalalganj railway station in Jaunpur district on Wednesday night. According to reports, the first stoppage of the train after leaving Varanasi is Sultanpur. However, the train was stopped for few minutes at Jalalganj railway station to give a pass […]

Passengers of Varanasi-Delhi Express robbed near Jalalganj

मुंबई Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to explore the possibility of introducing staggered work hours for office-goers in Mumbai, which he said will reduce the peak hour rush in suburban trains. “I requested the CM to have staggered office timing (for people in […]

Stagger Office Work hours in Mumbai and reduce Overcrowding in ...

Knorr-Bremse India
Bangalore (SBC): Knorr-Bremse has signed an agreement governing the acquisition of Selectron Systems AG of Lyss, Switzerland, on December 19, 2014. Through this acquisition, Knorr-Bremse is expanding its portfolio to include components and solutions for the automation of rail vehicles. Completion of the takeover remains subject to approval by the […]

Knorr-Bremse acquires train control management specialist Selectron Systems AG

 मुंबई Mumbai: The Western Railway will be the first railway service to introduce a concept called ‘hotspot’— a geographical space marked and monitored live using CCTV cameras. The initiative, specially designed to help women commuters, requires the woman in distress to position herself at the hotspot and raise her hand to […]

Mumbai Locals to have ‘Hotspots’ for Female commuters to send ...

Railways convene RPF, GRP and State Police Chiefs meet on 15th January to review security arrangements in railway areas, work out a Mechanism to ensure effective Security for train travelers नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The Centre would join hands with the State Governments to enhance the security arrangement for railway travelers. Security of […]

A Right Move after Long Gap: States join hands with ...

Railway Minister’s quick response on Samir Zaveri’s complaint मुंबई Mumbai: Suresh Prabhu asked senior officials to conduct an enquiry and take action against an erring official who rented out the Mulund ground owned by Railways to outsiders and collected and deposited the rent in a separate bank account instead of […]

MR instructs Stringent Action against RPF staff who rented out ...

बंगलोर Bangalore (SBC): The work to double the railway track between Yeshwantpur and Yelahanka is almost over but the line remains underutilised as the South Western Railway (SWR) is running trains only on one side during the day, prompting a view that the project is a wasted effort. Ninety per cent […]

Yeshwantpur-Yelahanka rail line need extension upto Guntakal to ease traffic ...

-DSC_3387 A view of Hon'ble MPs attending the  Meeting held at Rail Nilayam Secunderabad on 7th Jan. 2015.
वरंगल Warangal (WGL): Members of Parliament from the newly formed Telangana state demanded establishment of separate Warangal Railway Division headquartered at Kazipet on the South Central Railway.  This was demanded by all the MPs at a high-level meeting held with General Manager and other officials of South Central Railway (SCR) on Wednesday at Rail […]

Telangana MPs demand separate Warangal Division, more Investments by Railways

पटना Patna (PBNE): Buoyed up by tremendous increase in sale of e-tickets in 2014, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is now focusing on popularizing its venture, ‘Rolling Deposit Scheme’ (RDS) for frequent train travellers. Under the scheme, passengers can book berths/seats against advance money kept with the IRCTC. The […]

IRCTC to popularize ‘Rolling Deposit Scheme’

Teleste is acquiring the Finnish solutions provider Mitron to become one of the leading end-to-end providers of rail-specific video security and information management solutions Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, is acquiring Mitron Group Oy Ltd, the Finnish provider of public […]

Teleste acquires Mitron to focus on Rail Security

नागपुर Nagpur (NGP): The ambitious plan of Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) to start the construction of metro rail project by second quarter of 2015 has virtually become impossible. The city will be fortunate if it starts by 2015 end. NIT had claimed that it would finish the work by 2018 […]

Delay in Nagpur Metro Rail to hike NMC, NIT Share ...

बथनहा Bathnaha (BTF): Nepal railway line scheme will be completed by October 2, 2016, as obstacles related to land acquisition in Nepal area will be solved soon. This was said by NFR GM Ranjit Singh Birdhi, who arrived here during an annual inspection of Katihar division. He also inaugurated the Bathnaha […]

NFR GM inaugurates Bathnaha Railway station building

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: After a gap of almost seven years, Reliance Industries is gaining a foothold in supplying diesel to the Indian Railways. Until now the bulk supply market was dominated by public sector oil marketing companies such as Indian Oil Corporation. Railways is the single largest consumer of […]

Reliance Industries in race to supply Diesel to Railways

South Central Railway General Manager P.K. Srivastava (second from left) along with other Railways officials participating in the pre-budget consultation with Members of Parliament in Vijayawada on Tuesday
MPs from Guntur, Vijayawada, and Guntakal divisions attend pre-budget meeting. Mr.Srivastava said the earnings of SCR in the FY 2014-15 were bound to surpass Rs.9,300 Crore and it was poised to end the year with freight loading of 118 million tons which was highest in five to six years. विजयवाडा […]

Pre-budget meeting with Andhra MPs by GM/SCR evokes a lot ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The next Rail Budget is expected to give more focus to religious tourism, with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu planning to meet chiefs of shrines to work out new projects. Sources said the minister is trying to tap new sources of revenue by meeting the chiefs of these […]

Next Rail Budget to focus on religious tourism

गाजीपुर शहर Ghazipur City (GCT): The Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha flagged off Manduadih-Ghazipur-Chhapra diesel electric unit (DMU) train (75102/75101) through video conferencing from Ghazipur City Railway Station on Monday. Sinha said that DMU train between Manduadih and Chhapra was announced in the railway budget. The Indian Railway […]

MOSR flags off Manduadih-Ghazipur-Chhapra DMU from Ghazipur through Video Conference

मुंबई Mumbai: Two months ahead of the Centre’s Union railway budget, chief minister Devendra Fadanvis has sent the state’s wishlist to Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, seeking funds worth more than Rs.600 crore for major ongoing railway projects in the state, besides additional services. Fadnavis’ memorandum of demands was sent […]

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis sends wishlist to Railway Minister

अल्लाहाबाद Allahabad (ALD): The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad high court has issued several directions to ensure safety of railway passengers on board. It has directed railway officials that in case of any crime in train, they must register victims’ FIR on board without disturbing their journey . The complaint […]

Facilitate FIR for passengers on board: Allahabad High Court to ...