Kochi: Laying of rails atop metro girders in the city will begin within a fortnight, with 3,200 tonnes of rails for the Kochi Metro arriving here by ship from France on Saturday. Another 3,000 tonnes of head-hardened rails are expected to arrive from Tata Steel’s factory in France. The advanced […]

Laying of rails for Kochi metro to begin within a ...

Ghazipur (GCT): Starting on Monday passengers at the Ghazipur railway station can access wi-fi internet facility. The facility being provided by RailTel, a PSU under Railways shall be available to the users free of cost initially for a period of 30 minutes by registering on the wi-fi network through their […]

Ghazipur Railway station gets wi-fi facility

Nashik (NK): The railway officials have begun drawing out fresh plans to ensure smooth travel on the return journeys during Kumbh Mela. Nearly one crore pilgrims are expected to arrive in Nashik over two months for the mega religious congregation. Officials said pilgrims are expected to reach the city and adjoining […]

Railways plan more trains for smooth travel of Pilgrims during ...

New Delhi: In Uttar Pradesh, ten coaches of train No.18101 Muri Express running from Tatanagar to Jammu derailed between Sirathu–Athsarai stations in Kaushambi district on Allahabad – Kanpur section of North Central Railways at around 2.00 PM today. One of these coaches was capsized. As a result of this accident, two […]

Suresh Prabhu expresses his profound Grief over Loss of Innocent ...

China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corp (CSR), a Beijing-based state-owned enterprise specializing in the design, development and sale of rail transport equipment and solutions, announced in London on May 15 that it will set up a subsidiary in the UK. The move is regarded as preparation by the Chinese […]

Chinese CSR sets eyes on British High-speed Rail project

Sirathu (SRO): At least four passengers were feared dead and over 50 injured on Monday when eight bogies of the Muri Express derailed near Sirathu railway station in Kaushambi district of UP. Eight bogies of the train have been derailed. “Eight coaches have derailed and one has capsized. The affected coaches are […]

Muri Express derails in Kausambi District of UP, 4 dead

Jaipur: Gujjar protesters blocked Delhi- Mumbai rail route and a key national highway for the fifth day today after negotiations with the government over their demand of five per cent quota were stalled due to disagreement over the meeting venue. The Rajasthan government had asked the community members to hold […]

Gujjar stir enters 5th day, talks stalled over venue

Li Keqiang shakes hands with a worker at a subway station in Rio, May 20
Beinjing: China, Brazil and Peru have decided to conduct a feasibility study on a proposed transcontinental railway line connecting Peru’s Pacific coast with Brazil’s Atlantic coast, visiting Chinese premier Li Keqiang said in Lima. The three countries have also agreed to speed up the work of their joint working group […]

Chinese premier Li announces feasibility study on S-America transcontinental railway

Panaji: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday urged the information technology sector to integrate IT with communication to make it CIT to resolve many unique problems of Indian society. Addressing the concluding session of Elets Knowledge Exchange, Goa – an IT industry and Government of Goa event – Prabhu asked […]

Develop ideas to integrate IT with communication: Suresh Prabhu

Agra: With more than one lakh people expected arrive at Farah in Mathura district to attend PM Narendra Modi’s rally on May 25, Government Railway Police (GRP) have deployed more than 300 cops on seven stations and railway routes identified as ‘highly critical’. Two special squads comprising 24 men and […]

Railways deploy 300 GRP personnel to man 7 stations ahead ...

Alappuzha: The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission last week fined the Railways Rs 50,000 for denying a passenger his journey to Chennai from Haripad despite having a reserved ticket. The incident took place on January 28 in 2012 when complainant P.J.Kurian, a pharmaceutical businessman here, could not board the Thiruvananthapuram–Chennai Egmore […]

Railways fined for denying passenger a trip

G. Hanumanth Kamath from Paschima Karavali Rail Yatri Abhivriddhi Samithi submitting a memorandum to Ivan D'Souza, MLC, at the railway adalat organised by the Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mangaluru on Sunday
Only then coastal Karnataka could see development: KCCI Mangalore (MAQ): Kanara Chambers of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Sunday May 24 organized ‘Railway Adalath’ at its meeting hall here. Ironically, officials of the railway department, Konkan Railway and Palakkad division were absent. MLC Ivan D’Souza chaired the ‘Railway Adalath’ and discussed […]

Demand grows for Mangaluru region’s merger with Konkan Railway

A wild elephant crossing the railway track at Walayar in Palakkad
State Board for Wildlife member submits proposal Palakkad (PGT): A fence using discarded rails of Railways has been proposed to prevent elephants from entering human habitations. The proposal, by P.O. Nameer, a member of the State Board for Wildlife, has been submitted to the board. Rails would be more economical […]

Rail fences mooted to rein in elephants

Thiruvananthapuram (TVC): When the United Democratic Front (UDF) government finally bowed to public pressure and decided to entrust the Light Metro proposed by ‘Metroman’ E. Sreedharan to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (DMRC) on a turnkey and nomination basis, there was hope all around that it would now be a […]

Friction on the tracks for Light Metro, DMRC

Adityapur (ADTP): Incidents of petty crimes like chain-snatching and thefts are on the rise at Adityapur Railway Station. The situation has risen to the extent that the residents have started raising demand for police picket at the station. Adityapur Railway Station is located on Tata-Gamharia Section in the Chakradharpur railway […]

Residents demand Police Picket at Adityapur Railway Station

Panaji: Taking opportunity of having Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu on the same stage as him, CM Laxmikant Parsekar requested him to start additional trains within the state to reduce the traffic on Goa’s roads. “I think if EMUs (Electric Multiple Unit) or DMUs (Diesel Multiple Unit) trains are provided from […]

Goa CM wants Union Railway Minister to start EMUs or ...

New Delhi: While Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Railway Minister for presenting a growth oriented railway budget for the common people. While the opposition creating ruckus over the Rail Budget 2014-15, claims that it was privatization friendly and will bring tears to common man`s eyes. The Delhi Congress workers protest […]

Rail Politics: Opposition create ruckus over Rail Budget 2014-15, claims ...