Mumbai: In order to improve of punctuality of the suburban trains, Western Railway (WR) will soon undertake the remodelling project of Andheri Yard which will enhance punctuality by five per cent, a senior WR official said. “In the project, we would be easing down the steep degree in some of the […]

Western Railway to undertake Yard remodelling to improve punctuality

The survey, which will be conducted jointly by the railways with the government of Arunachal Pradesh and the Defence Ministry, will look at identifying the best alignment, combining it with the existing Tezpur-Tawang road wherever necessary,” R S Virdi, General Manager of Northeast Frontier Railway said Guwahati (GWH): The railway […]

Final location survey for proposed 378-km Railway line from Tezpur ...

Thiruvananthapuram (TVC): The rail line doubling work from Thiruvananthapuram to Ernakulam via Kottayam will be completed in 2016-17. Thirty-nine kilometres will be done in the current financial year and the doubling work of the entire area will be completed by 2016-17,  Ashok K Agarwal, General Manager, Southern Railway, has said, […]

Thiruvananthapuram-Ernakulam track doubling work to be over in 2 Years: ...

Mumbai: To fast-track pending railroad projects in Maharashtra, the state government has sent a proposal to the Union railway ministry for setting up a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to execute these lines. This SPV route with states, which railway minister Suresh Prabhu is stressing to push railway projects, will make […]

Maharashtra Govt plans Special Purpose Vehicle for faster execution of ...

New Delhi: Soon you would be able to get your railway coach cleaned in a matter of miniutes by lodging a complaint online. In line with Modi government’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission, the railways is to launch ‘Clean My Coach’ mobile app for all long-distance trains. Once operational, a passenger can file […]

Now, Mobile App to get your railway coach cleaned

New Delhi: In a move to cut-down its fuel bill and move towards cleaner environment, railways will promote the use of alternative fuels like bio-diesel in a big way for its fleet of diesel locomotives. The transporter, which is the single largest bulk consumer of diesel in the country, has announced […]

Railways bank on Bio-diesel to cut expenses, turn green friendly

Union Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu said Railways won’t spend more on energy despite increasing freight, passenger traffic. On World Environment Day, Railway Minister unveiled plans to reduce the national transporter’s carbon footprint. New Delhi: The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said that the Indian Railways have taken several […]

Railways not to spend a penny more on energy this ...

New Delhi: Railways food catering and tourism promotion firm, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), on Friday said that it has upgraded its website by introducing two high capacity servers that have doubled peak time efficiency. According to the IRCTC, its portal installed two Linux-enabled servers on June […]

IRCTC adds two new Servers to ease Tatkal bookings

Bangalore (SBC): Observing that repair of the Shiradi Ghat road may take another six months, the high court on Friday asked the railways why it can’t introduce special trains between Bengaluru and Mangaluru till the work is completed. A division bench headed by acting Chief Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherjee said, “You […]

Why no special trains to Mangaluru: HC asks S.W.Railway

Navin Tandon, Member Electrical, Railway Board seen addressing at the passing out function of IRSSE probationary officers at IRISET/Secunderabad
Secunderabad (SC): Twenty nine Probationary officers of  Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) who have successfully completed their initial training at Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunication (IRISET), Secunderabad, were passed out at a glittering function held at IRISET today (5th, June, 2014). These trainees, after their […]

29 Probationary Officers of IRSSE successfully completes initial training at ...

AGM inagurating the 1st Bio-Diesel facility at RCD, Sanathnagar Depot
Secunderabad: South Central Railway celebrated the World Environment Day by taking a significant leap forward towards attaining the objectives of Energy Conservation by commencing the run of the first Main Line Diesel Locomotive fuelled with a blend of Bio-Diesel and traditional High Speed Diesel (HSD) today i.e, 5th June, 2015. […]

SC Railway gets first Bio-diesel Engine on World Environment Day

Beijing: China’s passenger railway transportation system is continuously upgrading its wireless network. Its most recent project is aimed at converting passenger stations into smart stations with high-performance wireless Internet access using state-of-the-art communications technology. Ruckus Wireless is cooperating with Smartac Group China to build Ruckus Smart WiFi networks covering more […]

Ruckus, Smartac build Smart Railway Stations in China

CONCOR inks MoU with Northern Railway under Corporate Social Responsibility arrangement New Delhi: The Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) has adopted New Delhi railway station to upgrade passenger amenities at the city’s busiest station. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Northern Railway and CONCOR. The Public Sector Unit, officials said, […]

Container Corporation adopts New Delhi Railway Station to upgrade Passenger ...

Secunderabad (SC): South Central Railway spokes person informed that the Passing out function of Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) 2012 Batch is scheduled to be held on 5th June, 2015 at the Auditorium of Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering & Telecommunications (IRISET), Tarnaka, Secunderabad at 03.30 pm. Navin Tandon, Member […]

Passing out Function of IRSSE Probationers–2012 Batch from IRISET on ...

Mumbai: Konkan Railway will kick-off its grand silver jubilee year celebrations from October 15, by undertaking a number of projects including doubling of the track on the Konkan Railway route in patches, converting Margao station into zero waste station, up-gradation of passenger amenities in stations including Tivim, Sawantwadi, Kankavali and Ratnagiri, […]

Patch doubling of Konkan Railway route on the anvil: CPRO/KRCL ...

CII-Godrej Conference on Green Business Systems
Hyderabad/New Delhi: India is experiencing phenomenal growth in urban population in the last few decades. As a result, cities are witnessing tremendous growth in vehicular growth and the share of private modes of transport such as two-wheelers and four-wheelers increasing exponentially. To increase the share of public transport, many Indian […]

CII in association with DMRC organise ‘National Conference on Green ...

Shri Srivastava GM SCR seen addressing at the World Environment Day celebration on SCR
Secunderabad (SC): South Central Railway is undertaking many environment friendly measures to arrest environment degradation and poised to emerge as the model railway zone on Indian Railways, said Shri Srivastava, General Manager, SCR. He was delivering his keynote address at a seminar organised by SCR today (4.06.2015) to celebrate “World […]

SCR Poised to Emerge as the Model Railway Zone ...

Secunderabad: MMTS travellers in twin cities will be able to experience a still more enhanced standard of safe travel by MMTS services from today with the launch of “RISSTA” (Railway Interactive Security Solution for Traveller Assistance) meant to provide security to the MMTS Users on finger tips. Shri P.K.Srivastava, General […]

GM/SCR launch new ‘RISSTA Mobile App’ for Security of Hyderabad ...

Kirandul (KRDL): The NMDC Ltd, the country’s largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector is going for a Rapid Wagon loading mechanism with a feeding conveyor system at Mallinger valley siding in Kirandul Complex which falls under the Waltair Railway Division of East Coast Railway, the official stated. The […]

NMDC to have Rapid Wagon Loading Mechanism at Kirandul

Naharlagun (NHLN): Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa today paid a surprise visit to the Naharlagun railway station to personally see whether the facilities were adequate for the passengers as well as railway officials. An official release said that the Governor inspected the train bogies, hygiene, security set up, amenities for the […]

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Rajkhowa makes Surprise Inspection at Naharlagun Railway ...

New Delhi: To mop up resources, the Indian Railways is considering the option of divesting stake in some of its PSUs, which will be routed back to build infrastructure. The Railways has set a target to raise ₹8.5 lakh crore over the next five years, of which ₹1 lakh crore […]

Indian Railways to partially offload Stake in some of its ...