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Germany’s national railway operator, Deutsche Bahn, said Tuesday that it was considering buying trains and spare parts from China in the future. “In three to five years from now, Asia and China in particular can assume a key role in supplying Deutsche Bahn with trains and spare parts,” board member […]

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Acquire land for rail projects under KIADB Act: CM Bangalore (SBC): Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is understood to have, on Wednesday, directed the officials to explore the possibility of acquiring land for new railway projects under the KIADB Act by paying four times the market value. The chief minister, who reviewed the […]

Karnataka Govt to acquire 1100 acre land for new Railway ...




ECR general manager AK Mittal at the press conference on Wednesday
Rs.42 Crore spent on train passenger amenities; Digha bridge railway service by June-end – Completion of ambitious project will take burden off Gandhi Setu: says A.K.Mittal, GM/ECR Hajipur: A.K.Mittal, General Manager of ECR, accompanied by chief public relations officers (CPRO) Arvind Rajak and other officials, said the construction work of Digha […]

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Chittaranjan:  Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), under the ongoing Railyatri/Upbhokta Pakhwada, the Public Relations deptt has displayed major achievements of CLW though posters at different locations of Chittaranjan township. It is hoped that these posters will highlight the major achievements of CLW and also will inculcate the sense of pride among […]

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Secunderabad: With the Indian Railways increasingly embracing information technology and making use of the scientific advancements, passengers have a lot of newer avenues to choose from. As part of the ‘Railway Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight’, the railway authorities distributed pamphlets to the passengers and explained the electronic options available […]

Railway passengers have a lot of newer avenues to choose ...



Rameswaram (RMM): Following the recent announcement in the railway budget to make Rameswaram a green station, the Madurai railway division has started allotting more bio-toilet fitted coaches to the station. One of the important pilgrimage centres attracting lakhs of pilgrims from across India, Rameswaram is well connected with major North Indian […]

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New Delhi: Railways has suffered losses of about Rs 100 crore due to the ongoing Gujjar agitation which has forced cancellation and diversion of as many as 326 Mail and Express trains on Kota-Mathura route so far. Besides, there have been cancellations of about 1.9 lakh tickets since May 21 on […]

Gujjar Stir: Indian Railways suffer losses of about Rs.100 Crore


Malda Town (MLDT): Railway Protection Force (RPF) today claimed its jawan S Samanta was not killed from any automatic firearm used by the paramilitary jawans but by either a revolver or short gun during last Monday’s hawker mayhem in the station. Malda Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Rajesh Argal told a press […]

Dead RPF Cop was not hit by RPF’s INSAS Bullets: ...



Two new lines proposed in Chennai suburbs, including a 180-km link between Chennai-Cuddalore Chennai (MAS): Southern Railways has recommended to the Tamil Nadu Government four projects involving ₹6,770-crore investments in public private partnership mode for the State to showcase in the Global Investors Meet to attract investments. Railway officials told […]

Southern Railway suggests 4 vital projects worth ₹6770 Crore investment ...



Ranchi: Officers of Ranchi Division of South Eastern Railway, during a meeting with   Ranchi DC Manoj Kumar on Wednesday, requested to arrange swift transfer of railway land’s title documents of Ranchi Railway station and its adjoining areas to it measuring about 450 acres. The meeting was held under the programme […]

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Bangalore (SBC): Metro projects of Bangalore, Kochi and Nagpur are likely to receive funding from France, which has decided to increase the credit line to 2 billion euros following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit last month. A delegation of Agence Francaise de Developpment (AFD), the country’s bilateral financial institution, is […]

France to fund Bangalore, Kochi Metro rail projects




Pune: Inquiry and investigations are underway into the two recent derailments of goods trains between Wathar and Satara stations on Pune-Kolhapur track, said railway officials on Tuesday. About 16 wagons of a goods train from Sangli to Guwahati derailed on April 22 while four wagons derailed on May 13. Both […]

2 goods train derailments Pune-Kolhapur track under scanner


Hyderabad: In connection with the “Indian Railways 15-day Railyatri Upbhokta Pakhwada – a Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight” being observed by the Indian Railways across the length and breadth of the country, South Central Railway announced that the Railway is going to conduct intensive Cleanliness Drive at Kacheguda Railway station, […]

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DRM/Secunderabad Ashesh Agrawal interacts with DRUCC members during the meet
Secunderabad (SC): 158th Divisional Rail Users’ Consultative Committee (DRUCC) meeting of Secunderabad Division was held with the newly constituted members at  Sanchalan Bhavan, Secunderabad today (27th May, 2015).  The meeting was chaired by Shri Ashesh Agrawal, Chairman /DRUCC & Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad Division and convened by Shri Ravi P. […]

Secunderabad Division organise Divisional Rail Users’ Consultative Committee (DRUCC) Meeting


Mandir Hasaud (MNDH): The Indian Railways have commenced the process of laying an 18-kms long broad gauge Railway track from Mandir Hasaud to Kendri village in the new capital region. The Rail line would be connected to the existing Raipur-Visakhapatnam line. A total of 41 villages would be coming under […]

Railways commences laying of 18-kms long BG rail track from Mandir ...


New Delhi: Ministry of Railways published the list of initiatives taken and the achievements in the last one year, after the new NDA regime took charge of the governance.  Followings initiatives/achievements were announced by the Ministry of Railways in the last one year: PASSENGER AMENITIES & SERVICES All India Helpline No.138 launched for […]

Indian Railways announces the List of successful Initiatives/Achievements in the ...




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Dhaka: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) of Bangladesh on Tuesday approved a revised project worth Tk 3,801.61 crore to build a new railway track from Khulna to Mongla Port following a feasibility study. The project will be partly financed out of the Indian line-of-credit, the $1 […]

Bangladesh approves 9 projects, including rail track from Khulna to ...






Chennai (MAS): Railway police stations at Mambalam and Thiruvanmiyur railway station and an economic offence wing office in Guindy industrial estate are among the new facilities and building worth over Rs.544 crore added to the police department by Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Tuesday when she inaugurated it through video […]

Mambalam, Tiruvanmiyur get railway police stations





Bhopal (BPL): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu here today and urged him to ensure that ongoing rail projects of Madhya Pradesh are completed at a rapid pace in view of Simhastha. The Union Minister assured that these projects will be completed speedily. The Chief Minister […]

MP Rail projects should be completed speedily in view of ...



The CID (crime) investigating the case had opposed his application saying, “Gupta is a habitual offender who has as many as 91 cases related to financial frauds lodged across the country.” A special anti-corruption court on Tuesday rejected the bail application moved by ex-IAS officer Sanjay Gupta, currently lodged at […]

MEGA Scam: Special Court rejects bail plea of ex-IAS officer ...


Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to cost Rs 90,000 Crore – With 100% FDI allowed in projects, the railways are open to offering high-speed train corridors to global players Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet project, a high-speed train network connecting India’s major cities, could burn a big hole in the government’s pocket. According […]

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail: JICA projects 43% more than the estimate ...


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Mathura (MTJ): BJP MP Hema Malini today said that she wants Mathura railway station to be developed in such a way that it reflects birthplace of Lord Krishna. “Mathura railway station should be a blend of heritage look with modernisation like escalator and better waiting rooms for general class passengers. […]

Hema Malini wants Mathura Railway Station to reflect Lord Krishna’s ...




Jaipur (JP): Launching a fortnight dedicated for offering various passengers amenities on Tuesday the officials north western railways were all set to upgrade the ‘Bio toilets’ installed at nearly 300 trains. Not only that many passengers facilities would be dedicated to the the passengers. At a press conference after inagurating a […]

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Diesel Locomotive Traction Alternator Workshop (DLTAW) inaugurated by Sushma Swaraj.  Suresh Prabhu says Habibganj railway Station in Bhopal will be developed into a model station Vidisha (BHS): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said that Railways and MP government will join hands to form country’s first company to enhance railway services […]

Foundation Stone laid for Diesel Locomotive Traction Alternator Workshop (DLTAW) ...


New Delhi: Indian Railways has informed the National Green Tribunal that it will not be possible to provide ‘Roll-On, Roll-Off’ (RO-RO) services with the existing infrastructure and it is not feasible in Delhi as almost the entire rail network in the region is electrified. RO-RO is a service that enables […]

RO-RO Service not Feasible in Delhi-NCR: Railways to NGT


Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) today appointed general consultants to assist it during the process of implementation of the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz metro corridor. MMRC has signed an agreement with a consortium of consultants led by Hong Kong-based Aecom Asia and includes Japanese firm Padeco, LBG from the USA and France-based […]

MMRC appoints consultants for Colaba-Bandra-Seepz metro




Vijayawada (BZA): While an announcement of a new Railway Zone for Andhra Pradesh is expected shortly, locals and unions have launched a movement for securing the railway zone to Vijayawada-Guntur stretch, where the new Capital Amaravathi is coming up. Demanding that the new railway zone be established on Vijayawada-Guntur stretch, […]

Establish new Railway Zone on Vijayawada-Guntur stretch: Railway Unions








Bhubaneswar (BBS): The derailment of Rourkela-Muri-Jammu-Tawi Express in Uttar Pradesh on Monday has thrown train traffic into chaos along the Delhi-Howrah route causing serious inconvenience to people travelling from the national capital region to the State. While a number of trains was detained at Kanpur since Monday afternoon, several were […]

Muri Express derailment in UP throws Rail Traffic out of ...


Divisional Railway Manager Sunil Kumar Garg flagging off a cleanliness awareness rally in Madurai on Tuesday
Railway would conduct punctuality drives, catering and ticket checking drives, road shows for passengers Madurai (MDU): Divisional Railway Manager Sunil Kumar Garg on Wednesday flagged off a cleanliness awareness rally at Madurai railway junction to mark the Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight being observed by the Indian Railway between May […]

Railway passenger, customer facilitation fortnight begins on Madurai Division





A cleanliness awareness rally being taken out in Tiruchi on Tuesday
Nine to be converted into subways; 30 to be converted into manned ones and three to be closed Tiruchi (TPJ): The Tiruchi Railway Division has decided to eliminate 42 unmanned level crossings falling under its jurisdiction during the current fiscal. The unmanned crossings identified in different sections would either be […]

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Madurai (MDU): Madurai Divisional Railway Manager Sunil Kumar Garg on Wednesday flagged off a cleanliness awareness rally at Madurai railway junction to mark the Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight being observed by the Indian Railway between May 26 and June 9. Briefing about the fortnight, the DRM said that the […]

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