Railway Protection Force (RPF) has invited applications for recruitment at constable posts. The interested and eligible candidates can apply by March 31. Post details: Total posts: 17,000 Post name: Constable Male constables: 13,000 Female constables: 4,000 Eligibility criteria: Educational qualifications: The candidates applying for this post should have passed class […]

Railways notify Recruitment of 17000 Railway Protection Force Constables

Secunderabad (SC): South Central Railway (SCR) General Manager P.K. Srivastava said that the high-level committee set up by the Railway Board was in the process of ‘conceptualising whether the special railway zone’ was required for Andhra Pradesh. “Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and Railway Minister had a detailed discussion on […]

Clarity on new SECoR Zone likely in Rail Budget: SCR ...

कोलकाता Kolkata (KOAA): Ministry of Railways wants the implementing agency of East-West Metro to figure out the cost escalation that would result from a route alignment as suggested by the state government before considering the proposed change.  The Railway Board has written to the Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation Ltd. (KMRCL), […]

Railways to figure out Cost Escalation on Route re-alignment of ...

रौरकेला Rourkela (ROU): South East Central Railway Sports Association (SECRSA) did the region proud by emerging champions in the recently held Biju Patnaik Memorial All India Football tournament at Rourkela. In the title clash, SECRSA drubbed Ounul Club, Orissa 2-0. Earlier in the semifinal, the railmen accounted for Kolkata Club, Kolkata […]

South East Central Railway win All India Football Title

Hazaribagh (HZD): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Hazaribagh rail project this month, said senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha after reviewing the ongoing preparations at Hazaribagh Railway Station. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and other ministers from both Centre and State will remain present on the inaugural day. Although the […]

Modi to dedicate 79-km long Koderma-Hazaribagh Railway Section to the ...

वडोदरा Vadodara (BRC): The narrow escape for Pune-Indore Express near Palej in Bharuch past midnight on Tuesday has given a wake-up call to the railway authorities. The railways may soon start patrolling on the railway tracks in the region. Vadodara railway in-charge superintendent of police (SP), S S Baranda said […]

Western Railway GRP, RPF to jointly start track patrolling during ...

अहमदाबाद Ahmedabad (ADI): The first work order of Ahmedabad Metro Rail project has been awarded yesterday for Vastral-Apparel park stretch of Metro rail project construction which is likely to start by March 2015.  The value of the Work Order is Rs. 278 crore. Gujarat government arm Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad – […]

First Work Order of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project awarded

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Policy makers want to keep Assam and Manipur out of the principal route of the Trans-Asian Railway (TAR) network promoted by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and Asian Railway Association & Asian Institute of Transport Development. The network is […]

Trans-Asian Rail (TAR) network promoted by UNESCAP may skip Assam, ...

लखनऊ Lucknow (LKO):  The board of directors of Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation approved floating of tenders for civil, pre-engineered building and electrical and mechanical works for Transport Nagar Train Depot in the North-South corridor, on Wednesday. The depot will have four lines for daily maintenance of trains, for washing, inspection, […]

LMRC Board approves Tender Document of Lucknow Metro Depot

सिकंदराबाद Secunderabad (SC): Despite talk of being proactive and being development-oriented, the Telangana government appears to be very slow in reacting to a proposal from the Railway Board, in setting up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to facilitate railway projects in the State. Interestingly, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu in […]

Railways’ SPV proposal evokes no response from Telangana

बेंगलुरू Bengaluru (SBC): Commissioning of the double railway track between Mysuru and Bengaluru is likely to miss the March-2015 deadline. Though 92 km of the 139-km-long double track has been laid, work on laying the second track has been held up near Byadarahalli in Mandya district due to land acquisition issues and near […]

Track-doubling of Mysuru-Bengaluru section set to miss March-2015 deadline

सिकंदराबाद Secunderabad (SC): In order to clear extra rush of Passengers, South Central Railway will run one Jansadharan special train from Kakinada Town to Kacheguda via. Guntur, Nalgonda as detailed below:- Train No. 07426 Kakinada Town – Kacheguda Jansadharan Special train will depart Kakinada Town at 06:30 pm o­n 6th February, […]

Railways to run Jansadharan Special Train from Kakinada to Kacheguda ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  You can now book a rail ticket online and get it delivered at home where the payment can be made. Initiating this “cash on delivery” (CoD) system rail ticketing, IRCTC is targeting those customers who are reluctant to use their credit or debit cards as well […]

IRCTC launches Cash on Delivery of Railway Tickets

मुंबई Mumbai: Following the Government Railway Police’s initiative of ‘Nirbhaya’ squads to curb crime against women aboard suburban local trains, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has also started a special squad, called ‘Shakti’ squad, to tackle with crimes against women travelling by train. Officials said that there are approximately 70 lakh […]

RPF launches ‘Shakti’ Squad on Locals to curb Crimes against ...

मुंबई Mumbai: The state government has plans to expand the scope of the ambitious coastal road project in Mumbai, following the Centre’s willingness to modify coastal regulation zone (CRZ) norms for the project. A grand addition is now foreseen: A Metro Rail component and a bus rapid transit (BRT) line along […]

Maharashtra plans for Metro Rail along the proposed Coastal Road ...

राजकोट Rajkot (RJT): S K Sood, General Manager, Western Railways, on Monday conducted the annual inspection of Rajkot Division along with his team comprising of senior officers from the Headquarters. He was accompanied by Vinay Babtiwale, Divisional Railway Manager, Rajkot and other officers of Rajkot Division. Inspection of various stations, colonies, bridges, […]

Western Railways GM conducts inspection of Rajkot division

जयपुर Jaipur (JP): Two wagons of a goods train were today derailed, delaying train services for about an hour, at Banas siding on Beawar-Sirohi section on Ajmer Division of North Western Railway in Rajasthan, a railway spokesman said here. No casualty or loss to wagons was reported, the NWR spokesman said. The […]

Two rail wagons derailed in Rajasthan

मुंबई Mumbai: The railways is toying with the idea of re-developing railway stations in the country, Mumbai in particular, as a way of garnering funds to run the ailing transporter. However an architecture student Sapan Gajjar says the challenge is to make our stations commuter-friendly and also one with the surrounding […]

Architect shows how to make Mumbai’s gloomy stations cheerful

New Delhi: Supreme Court today asked Delhi High Court to “expeditiously” decide a plea filed by Gammon India Limited that it has “arbitrarily” been denied contract of a ₹600 crore metro rail project despite its financial bid being lower than the company which bagged it. “The parties (Gammon India, DMRC, Centre […]

Supreme Court asks Delhi HC to decide on Gammon’s plea ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: After a short train trip from New Delhi railway station revealed piles of waste and encroachment along its property, the Railways is now all set to erect a wall along railway tracks. The National Green Tribunal has directed the Railways to start erecting the wall wherever […]

National Green Tribunal ask Rlys to erect wall, curb Encroachments ...

The Railway Ministry has asked all zonal railways to introduce a system of monitoring consumption of all types of energy and water, along with trend analysis and benchmarking नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  After initiating plans for revamp of its administrative set-up and financial health, Indian Railways has got cracking on […]

Railways gets cracking on Pollution Control, Environment Protection, Fuel Bill

इलाहाबाद Allahabad (ALD): For catering to the demand of travelers, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and Indian Railways have jointly launched ‘Village on wheels’ for ‘Bharat Darshan’, for budgeted touring of India. ‘Village on wheels’ is for the budget tourists, especially villagers, who wish to explore the country. As a […]

Railways’ launch ‘Village on Wheels’ for Bharat Darshan as a ...

मुंबई Mumbai: The seriousness of the new government over clearing pending infrastructure projects for Mumbai and Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) can be observed as Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has created a ‘war room’ in his office to expedite such projects. The war room has been monitoring the progress of projects […]

Maha CM sets up War Room for faster clearances of ...

Shri Ashok K. Agarwal, General Manager, Southern Railway
चेन्नई Chennai (MAS): 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.  Shri Agarwal succeeds Rakesh Mishra, who retired from service on January 31. Ashok K Agarwal […]

Ashok Agarwal assumes charge as new GM of Southern Railway