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New Delhi: “Shocked” at the “irresponsible” attitude of the Railways, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) asked the Chairman of the Railway Board to be present at the next date of hearing after a senior official filed a “false affidavit” before the tribunal. The Bench was hearing a petition filed by […]

National Green Tribunal summons CRB after official files ‘false’ report



Mumbai: The Rs.21000 crore Oval Maidan-Churchgate-Virar elevated railway corridor project, which was first proposed in the 2007 railway budget by the then Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav, has been cut short and could terminate at Andheri or Bandra from Virar. The 60 km-long double track elevated corridor is a project to […]

Oval Maidan-Churchgate-Virar Elevated Rail Corridor could end at Andheri







New Delhi: Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu’s proposal to set up Transport Logistics Corporation of India (TRANSLOC) will be Indian Railways entry into the fast-growing logistics sector, as the struggling public sector firm tries to reinvent itself to keep pace with changing industry needs. Prabhu said TRANSLOC will develop common user […]

Ministry to set up ‘Transport Logistics Corporation of India Ltd’ ...



Kotak Economic Research
Mumbai: The Railway budget continued to focus on the long-term health and turnaround of the Indian Railways. In a departure from the earlier budget’s trend of announcing new routes, this budget focused on a more efficient utilisation of existing routes through new tracks and gauge conversions. While FY16’s investment plan […]

Kotak Economic Research notify Railways on a long, sure track ...



Atul Kumar Agarwal
Tiruchirappalli (TPJ): Atul Kumar Agarwal IRSME took charge as Divisional Railway Manager, Tiruchi, here on Tuesday. He succeeds Manjula Rangarajan, who has been posted as Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer (Construction), Southern Railway, Chennai. Prior to taking over as Divisional Railway Manager, Mr. Agarwal was Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) […]

Atul Kumar Agarwal is new DRM of Tiruchirapalli Division



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Jaipur (JP): In order to ensure that Jaipur metro passes its final exam of inspection by the commissioner, rail safety, the chairman-cum-managing director of the Jaipur Metro rail corporation on Tuesday visited metro stations of the Phase-IA to check the preparedness. Since the visit of the commissioner, Metro rail safety […]

Jaipur Metro Rail CMD conducts Site Inspection at various Metro ...







Valsad (BL): A leopard was run over by a train between Kapri and Gamkhadi railway crossings in Valsad district on Monday night. This is probably the first incident of a leopard being knocked down by a train in south Gujarat, said in-charge forest officer of Valsad range, B M Patel. The […]

Kutch Express runs over Leopard near Valsad in Gujarat


New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden full-year Budget 2015 on Saturday announced corporatisation of 12 major ports which is seen by employees as a measure to privatise the port. They fear loss of employment and have announced an indefinite strike from March 9.  Freight Industry experts says the […]

Corporatisation of Ports to make Port Mgmt more Efficient; however ...


Hyderabad (HYD): Six months after the Telangana government moved to placate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) following its notice to pull out of the Hyderabad metro rail project it is implementing, numerous state government arms continue to intimidate the engineering company. Despite constant monitoring by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and […]

L&T continue to face roadblocks in Rs.16000 Crore Hyderabad Metro ...





Mumbai: IL&FS Transportation Networks shares jumped 4 percent intraday on Tuesday on getting letter of award for development of 8 rail overbridges in Gujarat. “The roads & building department, Government of Gujarat has issued a letter of award for development of 8 railway over bridges (ROBs) in Gujarat under PPP […]

IL&FS Transportation up 4% on rail over bridges order





New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has informed the government that it does not recommend the PPP mode of execution, as suggested by the Planning Board, for the Light Metro mooted for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. “No private investor will come forward under the PPP unless he gets a […]

DMRC against PPP for Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode Light Metro




Passengers can also Lodge their Complaints Through ‘SMS’ The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launched a ‘Customer Complaint Web Portal and Mobile Application’ (android/windows based mobile App), at a function here today. Speaking on the occasion the Railway Minister said that this ‘Customer Complaint-cum-Suggestion’ portal and mobile App […]

Suresh Prabhu Launches Passenger Friendly ‘Customer Complaint Web Portal & ...


New Delhi: The Ministry of Railways has approached all state governments to form a joint Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) for speedier execution of ongoing and new projects. The proposed SPV’s role would be to undertake project development, resource mobilization and monitoring of mutually identified rail infrastructure projects. The ministry has […]

Railway Ministry seeks cooperation of State Govts for speedier execution ...




New Delhi: The government is promising to use technology to give the old-economy Indian Railways a much-needed digital facelift and transform it into a more modern, secure and consumer-friendly service over the next five years—all integral moves to making a Digital India. On Thursday, among other things, railway minister Suresh Prabhu […]

Of the cumulative Rs.8.5 Trillion proposed Investment Plan for 2015-19, ...




New Delhi:  Minister of State for Railways (MOSR) Manoj Sinha on Monday made written replies to a number of questions in Lok Sabha posed by various Member of Parliaments yesterday as under: Use of Non-Conventional Energy Sources in Railways It is proposed to blend 5 per cent Bio-diesel to diesel […]

MoS (Railways) Manoj Sinha make replies to a series of ...


Chamber concerned over hike in freight rates Tuticorin (TN): Tuticorin District Passengers’ Association has hailed Railway Budget, which was presented by Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Thursday. The long-awaited track doubling and funds allocation for such projects had gained significance, said M. Piramanayagam, district secretary of the association. […]

Tuticorin Passengers’ Association hails Fund allocation for track doubling works ...


Mr Jitendra U. Mamtora (right), CMD, Transformers and Rectifiers (India) Ltd
Ahmedabad (ADI): Mr.Jitendra U Mamtora aged 65 years, is the Chairman and Managing Director of M/s Transformers & Rectifiers Ltd.  Under his leadership the firm diversified from its initial business of manufacture of distribution transformers into the production of furnace transformers. With over 40 years of experience in the manufacturing of […]

Will benefit from 6600 Km Electrification projects – Jitendra Mamtora, ...



Railways in talks with LIC and Ministry of Finance on funding pact. Railway Minister expected to sign a deal in two weeks by which insurer will invest surplus funds in rail infrastructure New Delhi: To finance its ambitious plans of massive capacity augmentation works, the Railways is all set to […]

Railways likely to get Rs.15000-20000 Crore investment from LIC India ...


New Delhi: Indian Railways is going to sign within a fortnight  memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with some multilateral and financial institutions for funds to augment its existing capacity, railway minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday. Prabhu had, in his maiden rail budget, announced the ministry’s plans to attract investments worth […]

Railways to sign MoUs with Investors in 10-15 days: Suresh ...




New Delhi: The CIL board has given its in-principle approval to East Corridor Railway project that may see an investment of around Rs. 2,500 crore to facilitate movement of passengers as well as freight, primarily coal, from Chhattisgarh. “During the last board meeting, the East Corridor Railway project in Chhattisgarh […]

Coal India board accord in-principle approval to East Corridor Railway ...



New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said that he is open to the idea of setting up a dispute redressal mechanism to facilitate the entry of private industry into the sector. “Private sector wants to come in then they must have a clarity. I think obviously there are going […]

Dispute Settlement System must for Private participation in Railways: Suresh ...





New Delhi: In an attempt to leverage its position as the largest consumer of power in the country, Indian Railways plans to reduce its electricity bills by nearly a third by seeking competitive bids from power producers, sourcing from electricity exchanges and reaching bilateral arrangements. Railways needs about 12 billion […]

Rlys plan to seek Competitive Bids from Power industry, source ...





MOSR Inaugurating Manduadih-Ghazipur city-Chhapra DEMU train through video conferencing
Manduadih (MUV):  The Railways has decided to reduce stoppages of mail, express or superfasts to end the problem of trains running behind schedule, said Union minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday. He also announced that to overcome problems related to land acquisition, the railways could opt for elevated […]

Railways to reduce stoppages of Express and Mail Trains to ...








New Delhi: The government has proposed to raise funds for railways, roads and irrigation sectors by issuing tax-free infrastructure bonds. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his maiden full-year budget presentation said: “I intend to permit tax-free infrastructure bonds for the projects in the rail, road and irrigation sectors.” Jaitley also said […]

Centre to raise Funds via Infra Bonds for Railways