Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Friday directed the Railways to provide additional train services from Bengaluru to Mangaluru. While disposing of a PIL petition, a division bench of Chief Justice S K Mukherjee and Justice Ram Mohan Reddy directed the railways to come out with a concrete solution to accommodate […]

Run more trains from Bangalore to Mangalore: HC to Railways

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New Delhi: The Debroy panel report on Friday faced flak from railway employees unions who termed it as a clear roadmap for privatization of railways that could endanger safety and increase transporter’s financial burden. However, the high-powered committee, in its over 300 page report, has several times clarified that it does […]

Railway Unions suspicious of Debroy Panel’s proposals, say it is ...

New Delhi: Angry about the recommendations of the Bibek Debroy-led panel,  Railway trade unions are planning to launch mass demostrations and large scale rallies in protest. They are also demanding scrapping of the report that recommends “privatisation in the name of liberalisation”. “A bare perusal of the report reveals that the […]

Scrap Bibek Debroy report on Railway restructuring: say Unions

Debroy panel report with receptive ministry New Delhi: A committee headed by Bibek Debroy on restructuring of the country’s railways, presented its final report to the ministry on Friday. Debroy, vice-chairman of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the weekend. […]

Committee on Railway Restructuring headed by Bibek Debroy presents its ...

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The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu releasing a book, at the valedictory session of the Seminar on Environmental Challenges before Indian Railways on the occasion of World Environment Day, in New Delhi on June 05, 2015. The Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A.K. Mital and other dignitaries are […]

Go Green Indian Railways, on World Environment Day 2015

Jaipur: A railway engineer was today arrested by CBI for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from a contractor for releasing his due payment. An Assistant Divisional Engineer (ADEN) of the North Western Railway (NWR) posted at Suratgarh, was caught red-handed from his office while accepting the bribe of […]

CBI arrests Bikaner Division’s ADEN working at Suratgarh for taking ...

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Mangalore (MAQ): Nearly 100 workers at the Rail Mail Service (RMS) office located at Mangalore Central Railway Station need not worry this monsoon, for the postal department has completely revamped the 4,000 sqft office premises by strengthening the walls, providing rain-roofing to the building and constructing adequate number of toilets. […]

Mangaluru Rail Mail Service (RMS) refurbished at a cost of ...

CSR-CNR Merger declaration
China North Railway (CNR) and China South Railway (CSR) merge to form a new company called CRRC Corp. Shanghai Stock Exchange approve and accepts the application of Merger of both the giants, delist from the Shanghai Stock Exchange, terminates trading on individual shares. Shanghai: A new conglomerate formed by the merger of China’s top two high-speed […]

Making of a new Global Major Conglomerate: CRRC makes a ...

Chennai (MAS): More sub-contractors who have supplied construction material for Chennai Metro Rail project are planning to seek legal remedy to recover their dues from Mosmetrostroy, a Russian company which handles the tunnelling contract for the project. Mosmetrostroy, in partnership with an Indian company, Gammon, was awarded two contracts totalling […]

Chennai Metro to invoke ₹77 Crore Bank Guarantee given by ...

New Delhi: The  Railways has been going all-out in its efforts to introduce high-speed trains in the country but it is now struggling to run the recently launched semi-high speed train ‘Gatimaan Express’ on Delhi-Agra route due to safety issues owing to lack of fencing in stretches along the 200 […]

Lack of Fencing in stretches along the 200 km Delhi-Agra ...

New Delhi: Indian Railways would consult other ministries like environment and finance before making up its mind on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high speed rail, given its supposed ecological impact and higher cost. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which submitted its draft report on the feasibility study on Wednesday, has estimated a substantially […]

JICA submits ‘Draft Report’ on Bullet Train – Railway Ministry ...

Mr C. Sasidhar (left), Managing Director, Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd, exchanging documents with Mr Anil Kumar Gupta, Managing Director, Container Corporation of India, after signing an agreement in the Capital on Tuesday
Krishnapatnam: The Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT), in association with Container Corporation of India (CONCOR), on Thursday announced the launch of the Bengaluru-KPCT Train Service, which will commence from June 19. The train service will ply between Whitefield Depot (WFD) in Bengaluru and the port directly, and is aimed at catering […]

Krishnapatnam Port announces the launch of Freight Train service to ...

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Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail Ltd is now all set to launch “Hyderabad Next”– driven on an inspiring trend of creating ‘best-in-class’ mobility integrated with vibrant urban spaces. Hyderabad Next will provide ample parking & circulation, work, shopping, leisure, entertainment and healthcare. Hyderabad Next offers various asset classes like office space, […]

L&T Metro Rail set to launch 18.5 mn sqft ‘Hyderabad ...

Kochi: Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has signed a public-private partnership (PPP) pact with Axis Bank for the automated fare collection (AFC) system. The agreement was signed between KMRL managing director, Elias George, and Axis Bank managing director and CEO, Shikha Sharma, in the presence of urban development minister, Venkaiah […]

Kochi Metro, Axis Bank ink pact for fare collection

Kolkata: As a part of Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight – “Railyatri / Upbhokta Pakhwada” in Indian Railways, a lot of programmes have been taken in Metro Railway, Kolkata. Radhey Shyam, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata inaugurated the commissioning of one high tech CNC Under Floor Pit Type Wheel Lathe […]

Kolkata Metro GM inaugurates Lathe Machine at Noapara car shed

Ranchi: Lauding sports persons bringing laurels for the department, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said hockey would continue to get encouragement from the department. “We’ll focus on hockey as traditionally hockey brought laurels for the Railways,” Prabhu said, adding even the department won medals in Tennis recently. Felicitating Olympians Sylvanus […]

Railways will continue to encourage hockey: Suresh Prabhu

Mumbai: Mumbai Metro One Private Limited (MMOPL), a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd., has completed the refinancing of project borrowings of Rs 1,650 crore, achieving substantial benefits through extension of maturity and reduction of interest costs. With this refinancing, the final repayment of Rs 1,650 crore on the loans has been […]

MMOPL completes refinancing of project borrowings of Rs.1650 Crore

Secunderabad (SC): In order to clear extra rush of Passengers during the summer season, SCR has extended the run of   summer specials between Kacheguda-Sainagar Shirdi for two more services  as detailed below:- Accordingly, Train No. 07267 Kacheguda – Sainagar Shirdi summer special train will depart Kacheguda at 22:45 hrs, depart […]

Kacheguda-Sainagar Shirdi Summer Specials extended for two more services

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BEML has forayed into manufacture and supply of Metro Cars during 2002 and is the reliable Make in India partner in Metro Rolling Stock, having supplied so far more than 600 Metro Cars to Delhi Metro Bangalore (SBC): Defence Public Sector Undertaking & Major Manufacturers of Metro Cars in the Country, […]

BEML bags order worth Rs.645 Crore from Delhi Metro Rail ...

Jaipur: The state proposal to amend the alignment of a high-speed train link, which was earlier proposed to connect Delhi and Alwar (Rajasthan) via Gurgaon is expected to see the light of the day. The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) has constituted a committee to review status of regional rapid […]

Delhi-Alwar High Speed rail route gets Central push

VVMC Meeting
The Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC) reached out to the Railway Ministry to expedite key railway projects in Vasai-Mumbai: Virar and Palghar region. The VVMC also submitted a proposal to the Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu requesting immediate clearance. Some of the requests include: To start new trains from Vasai-Virar railway stations […]

Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation meets the Railway Minister

Mumbai: Raising questions over the location of Mumbai Metro rail’s fare fixation committee (FFC), operating from the premises of Mumbai Metro One Private Ltd (MMOPL), a joint venture company owned by Reliance Infra, a city-based activist has demanded its relocation. RTI activist Anil Galgali, in a letter written to Chief […]

Activist demands shifting of Mumbai Metro Rail’s fare fixation committee ...

Katihar (KIR): Commissioner of railway safety (CRS) Kathiar circle, Mohammad Sakib, inspected the Siliguri Junction Railway station on Wednesday. He was present at the station for over an hour where he checked the platform, various equipment and also spoke to employees working in the division. Sources said Sakib was not […]

Kathiar circle’s CRS inspects Siliguri Railway station

Sealed Weigh Bridge at Goads Yard in Tiruchy
CBI blows the lid off freight scam in railways. Four cases registered against railway officials and firms involved in freight scam New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday registered four cases in connection with the nearly Rs 4,000 crore Railway scam where officials manipulated the actual weight of loaded goods through software […]

CBI frames charges in Rs.4000 Crore Railway Freight scam