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Kolkata (KOAA): Metro Railway General Manager Radhey Shyam interacted with the commuters at Rabindra Sadan Metro Stations and interacted with the commuters in running Metro train during his journey from Rabindra Sadan to Mahanayak Uttam Kumar Station. As a part of Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight – “Railyatri/Upbhokta Pakhawada” from […]

Kolkata Metro Rail GM interacts with commuters, asks suggestion for ...


Secunderabad (SC): Shri P.K.Srivastava, General Manager, SCR reviewed the “Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight” Celebrations being held on the Zone with the Divisional Railway Managers of all the six Divisions of Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Guntur, Guntakal, Vijayawada and Nanded through a Video Conference at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad today i.e., 3rd June, […]

SCR GM reviews “Passenger & Customer Facilitation Fortnight” implementation on ...


Solar Power Panels fitted on top of the Coaches of Indian Railways
New Delhi: In what could be a momentous move for the environment, Indian Railways will soon begin harnessing solar power to run its trains. The prototype of the solar power-enabled coach is undergoing trials and soon the entire train will be fitted with solar panels, officials said. Presently, around 17 […]

IR finally steps into the Next Century – starts Trials ...








Ranchi (RNC): Hundreds of people became homeless in the anti-encroachment drive by Railway and district administration near Birsa Chowk. The drive started on Saturday and continued on Monday in order to vacate t the 25 acres land of railways situated near Birsa Chowk, making around 300 people homeless. The residents claim […]

Anti-encroachment drive in Ranchi renders 300 homeless




New Delhi: Indian Railways is soon going to materialise its ambitious plan of harnessing solar energy to run trains. The prototype of the solar power-enabled coach is undergoing trials, and soon the entire train will be fitted with solar panels, officials said. While solar power will significantly bring down diesel […]

Railways trials Solar-powered trains to help cut pollution


Mumbai: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today launched a slew of amenities for passengers which included opening of an elevated circulating area at suburban Andheri railway station. Prabhu opened new booking office and the elevated circulating area at Andheri station, besides mechanised linen care centre at Grant Road and a special lounge […]

Railway Minister launches various amenities in Mumbai during Rail Passenger ...


Mumbai: Train accident victims can expect faster treatment in case of accidents as Central Railway has deployed India’s first Intensive Care Unit on Rails ferry patients to its tertiary care hospital in Mumbai. The fully -air-conditioned van all the facilities, including medical professionals and equipment, that one needs in the Intensive […]

Central Railway starts rolling Special ICUs for accident victims







Visakhapatnam (VSKP): Waltair divisional railway manager Chandralekha Mukherjee interacted with passengers on board the 67294 Visakhapatnam-Palasa passenger train as part of the ongoing rail users and customers facilitation fortnight on Monday. While travelling in the train from Visakhapatnam to Vizianagaram along with her staff, she got in touch with passengers in […]

DRM/Waltair takes train to interact with passengers during Railyatri Upbhokta ...


New York: Shares of AirMedia Group are higher by 10.73% to $7.02 in mid-morning trading on Monday, after the China-based out-of-home advertising platform provider announced one of its consolidated entities has received the exclusive rights to install and operate Wi-Fi systems on ordinary trains operated by the Beijing Railway Bureau. […]

AirMedia (AMCN) Stock soars on Beijing Railway Wi-Fi Rights


RPF Cops distributing Safety Pamphlets during the Campaign
Coinciding with the International Level Crossing Awareness Day observed on June 3, Hyderabad Division launches massive campaign all across the stations on the vastly spread Hyderabad Divisional jurisdiction Hyderabad:  Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway organized several programmes today i.e., 1st June, 2015 in connection with the ongoing celebrations of “Railyatri […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: Hyderabad Division actively launch ...




Vijayawada (BZA): Vijayawada railway Station will join the elite club of A-1 category stations in the country offering the facility With the move, after the Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS), the city railway station is all set to offer Wi-Fi facility to passengers by the end of June. Passengers can […]

Vijayawada Railway station set to go Wi-Fi by June-end


Nairobi: Kenya’s government has started talks with a Chinese company, which is building a standard gauge railway line in the country, about an extension of the line to Naivasha, a market town and planned industrial center lying northwest of the capital Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta said he expects a 120-kilometer […]

Kenya in talks with Chinese firm over extension of new ...




Mumbai: After the completion of its one year of commercial service Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) has come up with retail offers for its commuters. The smart card users of Mumbai Metro, on Monday, would be able to go on a shopping spree on the 11.4 km long metro corridor […]

Mumbai Metro One announces volley of retail offers for commuters


Divisional Railway Manager A.K. Aggrawal (right), interacting with passengers of the Tiruchi-bound Cholan Express at Kumbakonam station on Saturday
Most passengers complain about lack of hygiene in coaches Tiruchi: Passengers travelling by the S2 Sleeper Class coach of the Chennai Egmore-Tiruchi Cholan Express on Saturday were in for a pleasant surprise at the queries emanating from a fellow traveller. Who will not be pleased if they were quizzed by the […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: Tiruchi DRM boards a ...



Staff and the Officers listening the General Manager speech during the Adalat
Secunderabad: The Personnel Department of South Central Railway, organised “Hum Aapke Saath” Headquarters Grievance Adalat-2015 at Rail Nilayam Auditorium today i.e, 1st June, 2015.  P.K.Srivastava, General Manager, South Central Railway was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Umesh Singh, Additional General Manager, other Principal Heads of Departments, representatives of trade […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: SCR holds Grievances Redressal ...


Shubhranshu (second right), Salem Divisional Railway Manager, enquiring about the facilities in trains with passengers in the running Dhanbad-Alappuzha Express at Salem Railway Junction on Saturday
Inspection part of the Indian Railways’ Customer Facilitation Fortnight Salem (SA): The people travelling in the Dhanbad – Alleppey express train were taken by surprise when a team of top railway officials made enquiries on the facilities available to the travelling public and their views for improving the running of the […]

DRM/Salem interacts with passengers in running train




Belgaum (BGM): Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is all set to introduce a postgraduate course (M.Tech.) in Railway Engineering from the academic year 2015-16. With that, the VTU will become India’s first university to provide a PG programme in Railway Engineering. As experts in the university are giving final touches to […]

VTU will become India’s first University to offer PG Course ...



Police said Subash Agarwal, Chairman of ARSS, a listed company, allegedly hired two youths to fire at Ajay Kumar, joint general manager of projects at RVNL Bhubaneswar (BBS): A murder attempt in broad daylight on senior railway official working in Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) Mr.Ajay Kumar in Bhubaneswar on Saturday […]

Murder attempt on Senior RVNL Officer’s life in Odisha; ARSS ...



New Delhi: Narendra Modi during his visit to Dhaka is likely to discuss new bus and train routes as already the Bengal government has cleared two new routes from Kolkata and are awaiting the sanction of Centre – Kolkata to Chittagong and Kolkata to Shillong via Bangladesh.Modi will be flagging […]

Focus on Rail links ahead of PM’s visit to Bangladesh


Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flags off the Kalka-Katra rail link through video conferencing in Kullu on Saturday
Manali: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Kalka-Katra rail service through video-conferencing from the Bhuntar airport here today. While the Central government is busy highlighting the achievements of the government in the past one year, the Himachal unit of the BJP seemed unconcerned on the launch of the new […]

No dearth of funds for Bhanupalli-Leh rail line project: Suresh ...


General Manager, Northern Railways, Ajay Kumar Puthia enquires about facilities being provided in trains from passengers in Haridwar on Sunday
Haridwar Jn (HW): The Ministry of Railways is quite serious over the 120-km long Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail line project in Garhwal Himalayas, which will make the Char Dham Yatra easy for pilgrims.A survey is being done with the help of IIT-Roorkee and other concerned agencies. This   railway line is of […]

Karanprayag Rail line a priority project: GM/NR during IR’s 15-day ...



Chennai (MAS): Metro rail authorities have asked AFCONS Infrastructure, which is building tunnels under Poonamallee High Road, to take over the incomplete work on the tunnels under Anna Salai after Mosmetrostroy JV abandoned it recently. Chennai Corporation had earlier asked Gammon, that had a tie-up with the Russian company, to complete […]

Mosmetrostroy saga: Chennai Metro Rail work resumes after AFCONS steps ...



A worker setting up a tent at the venue
“Conclave will conclude on June 5 with an ‘all-faith’ song” Vijayawada (BZA): The All-India Inter-railway Rovers and Rangers’ Conclave will be held at railway mini stadium and Railway Institute from June 2 to 6. Volunteers from 16 railway zones will attend the conclave, according to Edward, secretary of District Organising Commission (Scouts […]

600 Scouts to take part in Railway Rover Ranger Meet ...




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Nagpur (NGP): Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and union transport minister Nitin Gadkari welcomed the commencement of work on Nagpur Metro railway on Sunday. Speaking at the Bhoomi Puja ceremony in Chinchbhuvan, both the leaders expressed confidence that the work would be completed in time. Work on the project commenced on […]

Nagpur Metro will lead to development of City: Maha CM ...






New Delhi: AK Puthia, General Manager, Northern Railways, along with Divisional Railway Manager, Delhi Division, Arun Arora and senior railway officers on Saturday inspected the passenger amenities, interacted with railway passengers and monitored the ceremonial activities organised at New Delhi Railway Station as a part of “Rail Yatri Upbhokta Pakhwada” […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: NR staff inspect amenities ...



Udupi (UD): As part of Railway Yatri Upbhokta Pakhwada (Rail Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight), Sanjay Gupta, Director (Operations) of Konkan Railways, and Bindu Muralidharan, Regional Railway Manager, Karwar, interacted with passengers at Udupi Railway Station here recently. According to a press release issued here on Saturday, during the interaction, […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: Konkan Railway officials interact ...


Sealdah (SDAH):  Eastern Railway’s Sealdah Division organized a direct interaction between the DRM, Sealdah and representatives of Passengers Associations, Passengers, Members of Chambers of Commerce & other rail users at Dr. B.C. Roy Auditorium, Sealdah today on the occasion of Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight – “Railyatri/Upbhokta Pakhwada”. A customer […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: DRM/Sealdah holds interactive session ...


Haridwar (HW): Many works related to the passengers’ amenity would be completed in this Pakhwada, which is a joint initiative of Indian Railway and the state governments, Moradabad Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Sudhir Agrawal said. Agrawal said railway officials, besides participating in the cleanliness campaign, would meet passengers to find out […]

IR’s 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada 2015: Haridwar Railway station gets ...




Bangalore (SBC): A dedicated commuter rail service is Bengaluru’s crying need. But as lakhs of suburban commuters struggle in infrequent long-distance trains and makes packed far beyond its capacity, the long-distance Kochuveli Express chugged into KR Puram railway station at 5.55 pm. Awaiting its arrival, casual workers, IT employees, and students […]

Dedicated fast-track suburban rail service is a crying need for ...