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Vadodara (BRC): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said that during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to China an agreement to enhance cooperation in the railway sector was signed between the two countries. “Railways was one of the key sectors of Prime Minister’s visit to China as it resulted in the […]

Agreement signed between India, China to enhance rail cooperation: Suresh ...



Kochi: In the wake of the ongoing debate on private participation for metro rail projects, Principal Adviser of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Dr.E.Sreedharan has cited a slew of reasons to prove how the PPP mode will sound the death knell for the Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode Light Metro project. […]

I was the first to try hybrid mode: Dr.Sreedharan on ...




Indore (INDB): With an aim to conserve power, a 20-KW solar power plant was inaugurated today at the Indore railway station here. The solar powered grid plant of 20-KW capacity was today inaugurated by Indian Container Corporation Limited Managing Director Anil Kumar Gupta. With the help of corporation, a total of […]

Indore Railway Station gets 20 KW Solar Power Plant





Patna (PNBE): A conference of railways’ finance advisers (FAs) and chief accounts officers (CAOs) was held at the East Central Railway (ECR) HQ at Hajipur on Friday under the presidentship Railway Board’s finance commissioner Rajlaxmi Ravikumar. Railway officials from all 16 zonal railways of the country attended the conference. ECR CPRO […]

Finance Commissioner of Indian Railways calls for strict fiscal discipline


New Delhi: Under a pilot project called “Kisan Vision Project”, Container Corporation of India Limited (a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Railways), Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) and Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited (CRWC) were asked to provide infrastructure at following locations in addition to Azadpur in Delhi on Indian Railways […]

CONCOR, CWC and CRWC jointly set up Cold Storage facilities ...




New Delhi: India and China today agreed to enhance cooperation in the rail sector as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang chalked out an action plan for progress on various projects, including for raising train speeds to up to 160-kmph on existing routes. Training for handling […]

China to help Indian railways increase speed on existing tracks


New Delhi: India and China on Friday agreed to enhance cooperation in the rail sector as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang chalked out an action plan for progress on various projects, including for raising train speeds to up to 160-kmph on existing routes. Training for handling […]

China to enhance cooperation in Diamond Quadilateral, new Railway University




Mumbai: Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) today said it has appointed Aecom Asia-led consortium as a consultant to assist it on the implementation of the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz underground Metro corridor. The consortium led by M/s.AECOM Asia, Hong Kong (JV with M/s.Padeco, Japan; M/s.Louis Berger Group Inc., USA and M/s.Egis Rail, France) […]

Mumbai Metro Rail Corp appoints General Consultant for implementation of ...


Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) spends around Rs 76 lakh a month on the security of Monorail, its seven stations and depots that are operational since February 2014, an RTI query has revealed. City-based RTI activist Anil Galgali had filed a query with the MMRDA seeking details […]

MMRDA shells out around Rs.76 lakh/month on Monorail security



New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and three other AAP leaders, accused of violating prohibitory orders here and obstructing public servants in discharge of their duty during an agitation, today appeared in a Delhi court. Kejriwal and four others appeared in court in pursuance to […]

Delhi CM Kejriwal, AAP Leaders appear in Delhi Court on ...


Indo-China MOU
Beijing: Stressing on the need to realise the full potential of India-China partnership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, “We have set a high level of ambition for our economic partnership. We see enormous bilateral opportunities and many similar challenges, like urbanization.” In a joint statement with China’s Premier Li […]

PM Modi’s China visit: India-China sign 24 key agreements, including ...





Tokyo: Japan’s Railway Technology Research Institute (RTRI) is claiming a world first after successfully completing trials with superconducting wire in the overhead electrification system of an operational passenger line. The tests were carried out on the Izuhakone Railway’s 20km Sunzu Line from Mishima to Shuzenji, which is electrified at 1.5kV DC. […]

Overhead Superconducting Electrification Wires on test in Japan





Raipur (R): South East Central Railway (SECR) will hold a Pension Adalat to redress grievances of the retired officials and employees of the Railways at the divisional headquarters at Bilaspur, Raipur and Nagpur, besides Wagon Repair Shop Raipur, Motibag Workshop Nagpur and General Store Depot Raipur, on June 15. In […]

South East Central Railway to hold Pension Adalat


ex mega chief
Ahmedabad (ADI): Gujarat CID today arrested Sanjay Gupta, an ex-IAS officer and former executive chairman of the state-owned Metrolink Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (MEGA), for his alleged involvement in a multi-crore scam. “Based on a complaint related to economic offences, CID-crime unit of Gandhinagar today arrested Sanjay Gupta,” Director General […]

CID-Crime arrests former Metro Rail chief, ex-IAS Sanjay Gupta



Coimbatore (CBE): A power outage in Karamadai during inspection of the recently electrified section between Coimbatore North and Mettupalayam stations on Thursday, forced officials to wait till a diesel engine was called in to take them back to the city. A safety report on the trial run is likely to be […]

Power cut during inspection of newly electrified Coimbatore North-Mettupalayam Rail ...





Bangalore (SBC): The authorities are readying to clear five temples on the railway land between Malleswaram and Yeshwantpur railway stations. This follows the issuance of a summons from the Upa Lokayukta a fortnight ago, asking the Bangalore Division of the Railways why it had not initiated steps to clear the […]

Bangalore Division initiates action to clear Temples built in encroached ...


Mumbai: CBI team has arrested a Bihar-native from Selaqui here in connection with the fake railway recruitment website through which several people were allegedly duped of lakhs of rupees. The alleged masterminds of a job racket were held for fleecing unemployed youths on the pretext of giving them recruitment in railways […]

CBI arrests Masterminds of railway recruitment racket





At present, CSR Sifang has set up the Overseas Customer Service Stations across various countries in the world
Beijing: CSR Qingdao Sifang (CSR Sifang), a Chinese high-speed train maker, signed a cooperation agreement with Imperial College London, the University of Southampton and the University of Birmingham to co-establish a research and development (R&D) center in Britain. The center, named China-UK Joint Research and Development Center for Rail Transit […]

Chinese High Speed Train maker CSR Sifang to co-build R&D ...


Travel 2nd-class to figure out passenger hardships.. tells Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu who asked the Railway Board Members to make weekly visits to various Railway Zones and see the conditions in which the Railway Officers are working in the field and learn the passenger hardships. They have been specifically asked to […]

Ministry prepares schedule for Railway Officers to travel like Ordinary ...



Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has given the Railways one last chance to specify the additional manpower and resources it will require to ensure presence of policemen on all trains with an overnight journey. A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice C V Bhadang has set a deadline of July […]

Bombay HC directs Railways to specify additional manpower to ensure ...



Mumbai: Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation is pitching for a curtailed elevated corridor between Virar and Andheri, even though the railway board has shelved the initial project which was to originate from Churchgate. The railway board formally withdrew the 60-km long elevated corridor between Churchgate and Virar earlier this year, after the […]

MRVC proposes curtailed Elevated Metro Rail Corridor from Andheri to ...



Mount Everest
Tactonically active Himalayan ranges have been causing frequent inner and outer Earthquakes, Cloudbursts, rapid Floods and natural expansion of lakes etc. and in the recent past, even the rapid climate changes further worsened the stability of the region. The recent earthquakes in the Sub-Continent region is only an example of the turbulent geography.  The Chinese […]

Mountain Cartographic & Environment Scientists objects Chinese Rail Line plan ...


Kolkata (KOAA): Railway police have termed the blast on the Sealdah-Krishnagar local early on Tuesday “an accident”, based on a “reconstruction of events” following the arrest of three snatchers who they said had boarded the train to escape a crowd. The crude bomb exploded during a scuffle over two stolen […]

GRP terms the blast in Kolkata Suburban Train an accident ...






Lucknow (LKO): Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has written a letter to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu to approve construction of proposed Rail-Over-Bridges (ROBs) to speed up commutation. In his letter to Union Minister Yadav said that construction of ROBs has started in many places in the state. “Still UP needs […]

UP CM writes letter to Railway Minister; requests approval for ...



Kamrup stir holds up train movement in Assam Kendukana (KDKN): Running of several trains, including Rajdhani, was disrupted today following a railway blockade carried out by AASU and local people at Kendukona in Rangiya in Assam’s Kamrup (rural) district. The movement of trains, including that of the premier Rajdhani Express, was […]

Trains running in Assam disrupted following rail blockade by AASU ...


Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has extended the time granted to Railways to take an appropriate decision on allotment of land owned by it to Maharashtra government for construction of permanent toilets at the pilgrimage city of Pandharpur in Solapur district. In March, the high court had directed the Railway Board […]

Bombay HC extends time to Rlys for decision on allotment of ...


Mumbai: More than 10 days after the 12223 Kurla LTT-Ernakulam Duronto derailed near Madgaon in Goa on May 3, the 10 damaged coaches continue to be stabled at Kalamboli yard because Central Railway (CR) and Western Railway (WR) cannot decide on how to go about checking, repairing and re-commissioning the […]

Spat over recommissioning of damaged Duronto Coaches; LHB rakes stabled ...