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Pune: The recent incident in which Patas station manager was manhandled by a Government Railway Police (GRP) official has snowballed into a controversy after the All India Station Managers Association (AISMA) conducted a meeting and wrote protest letters to the GRP and the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) to ensure that such […]

GRP with Violent & Unnatural Behaviour in Railway areas: DRM/Pune Warns ‘Stern Action’ ...



The agitation got a boost as Rasoolan Devi, the widow of Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hameed, participated in the sit-in
Dullahapur (DLR):  Residents of Dullahpur village in Ghazipur district adopted by Union Minister of State (Railways), Manoj Sinha, under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Monday began a sit-in at the local railway station alleging that the promises made by the minister were not being fulfilled. They have a nine-point demand […]

In village adopted by MoS (Railways), protests over unfulfilled promises



Guwahati (GWH): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said on Monday that India would soon build railway station right at the Sino-Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh. The minister said this while talking to reporters at the sidelines of the 60th National Level Railway Week Award Function-2015 here on Monday. Prabhu said […]

Soon rail link to Indo-China border: Prabhu


Ernakulam (ERS): Train No.01667 Yesvantpur – Ernakulam weekly special train will leave Yesvantpur at 23.30 hrs. o­n 25.04.2015 & 02.05.2015 (Saturdays) and reach Ernakulam at  12.05 hrs. the next day. Train No.01668 Ernakulam – Yesvantpur weekly special will leave Ernakulam at 14.55 hrs. o­n 26.04.2015 & 03.05.2015 (Sundays) and reach […]

SR to run Weekly Special Trains between Yesvantpur–Ernakulam


New Delhi: Coal India today said the critical Jharsuguda-Barpali railway link project in Odisha to facilitate faster transportation of coal is likely to be completed by 2017. However, coal connectivity line in Tori-Shivpur-Kathautia Area in North Karanpura, Jharkhand will take time, Coal India Director Technical N Kumar told reporters here. […]

Odisha Rail Project for Coal likely to completed by 2017: ...







Kolkata (KOAA): The Railway Heritage Run  started from Princep Ghat and finished at Fairlie Place, Eastern Railway Headquarters covering a distance of 3½ km. On this day, Eastern Railway has occupied a pride of place amongst all zones of Indian Railways by carrying 33 lakhs of passengers every day with […]

GM/Eastern Railway flags off Heritage Run (Mini Marathon) at Princep ...





Jaisalmer (JSM): North Western Railways is exploring solar and windmill power generation through public-private partnership (PPP) for the proposed electrification of routes in Marwar region. “Railways has developed an action plan for power supply in next five years with private partnership for setting up 1,000 Mw solar power project and 25 […]

NWR explore Solar & Windmill Power Generation through PPP Model ...


Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Sunday conducted a one-day workshop under the aegis of the National Mass Transit Training and Research Institute (NMTTRI) on the requirement of creating smart cities, metro and mono projects. The workshop benefited representatives from various Metro Rail Corporations, infrastructure implementing agencies, urban […]

MMRDA holds Workshop to discuss Mono, Metro Projects and Smart ...


Secunderabad (SC): South Central Railway will run two special trains between Secunderabad- Guwahati in order to clear extra rush of passengersas during summer season as per the following schedule:- Train No. 07149 Secunderabad – Guwahati Special Train will depart Secunderabad at 07:30 hrs o­n 17th April, 2015 (Friday) and arrive Guwahati at 07:55 […]

SCR to Run Two Summer Special Trains Between Secunderabad and ...




File photo of Rescue Work being carried out when the Monorail broke down
Mumbai: On the back of breakdown of monorail services owing to power failure, the state government has decided to develop comprehensive emergency management plans for the upcoming monorail and metro projects. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday made an announcement to that effect in the legislative Assembly. Mr Fadnavis admitted […]

Nitin Kareer, Prl.Secy/Urban Devp. to submit Disaster Management Plan for ...


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Bangalore (SBC): Have a smartphone? BMRCL plans to introduce a unique entry system where you have to just flash your mobile to pass through the Metro gates. This novel method is made possible through Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, said U A Vasanth Rao, General Manager (Finance) and chief public […]

Near Field Communication Tech to facilitate Namma Metro Commuter to ...




Guwahati (GWH): The Assam Rail Passengers’ Association (ARPA) has called upon the BJP-led NDA regime at the Centre to fast-track the double-tracking work in the State as also in the north-eastern region. Dipankar Sharma, ARPA general secretary, said that despite repeated assurances in the run-up to last year’s Lok Sabha polls […]

Assam Rail Passengers’ Association demands reorganisation of NFR Zone, fast-track ...





New Delhi:  Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said that employees’ unions are on board in revamping and revitalizing the decaying state-run transporter. The minister emphasized that everyone, from staff to officers of 17 zones and 68 divisions of railways across the country are working together to meet the common […]

Suresh Prabhu plans to carry Trade Unions along as he ...









VADODARA: Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has requested the Railways to speed up work of barbed wire fencing near railway tracks in Gujarat’s Amreli district to avoid accidents and enable free movement of Asiatic lions and other animals of the Gir forest. Nathwani, in a letter written to Railway Minister […]

Rajya Sabha MP request Railways to speed up Barbed Wire ...


Bhubaneswar (BBS):  A delegation of the Akaltara Bachao Andolan Samiti called on Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) and other senior officials and handed over a memorandum while urging them to stop the ongoing construction work of Coal Washery of ACB India near the Railway level crossing here forthwith. Besides this, the delegation […]

Locals oppose Washery, Siding constructions in the vicinity of Residential ...



Hyderabad: To speed up Metro rail works between Nirankari Junction (Lakdikapul) and Mythrivanam (Ameerpet), a joint team of GHMC and traffic police has initiated measures to overcome 10 bottlenecks, which prevented HMRL from constructing pylons on the stretch. Traffic police have not granted permission to HMRL for taking up pylon construction […]

Hyderabad Metro’s Nirankari-Mythrivanam Metro route bottlenecks sorted out





Mumbai: Was the Mono rail project, which is in the news for its technical glitches, doomed from the word go? The CAG has pointed to a large number of lacunae in the two-phase Chembur-Wadala-Jacob Circle project, including non-transparent selection of consultants and finalisation of the project’s benchmark price, and raised […]

CAG picks too many holes in Mumbai Monorail story


If the trials of Delhi Metro Rail Corp0ration prove successful, it would revolutionize the total energy requirements of Indian Railways and other major metro rail systems across the country with Wind Energy New Delhi: A group of ten students from Delhi University’s physics and computer science department have received permission […]

DMRC test-deploys the first Wind Turbine to harness Wind Energy ...


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Shri Sunil Kumar Sood, General Manager, Central Railway gave away individual awards to 248 railway officers and staff, 21 Inter-Divisional overall efficiency shields and 27 other than overall efficiency shields to Divisions, Workshops, Railway stations and offices at a glittering function held at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Auditorium, Central Railway, Mumbai […]

Central Railway celebrates 60th Railway Week Celebrations



Civil work on the line is already complete and stations are currently getting finishing touches
New Delhi: Delhi Metro’s first-ever “green” electrical receiving sub-station has been constructed in Faridabad to cater to energy requirements of the upcoming Badarpur-Faridabad Metro corridor. “The Delhi Metro has already applied for its ‘green building’ certification to the Indian green building council,” said Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) spokesman, Anuj Dayal. […]

Delhi Metro readies eco-friendly Sub-station and Solar Panels to power ...






Paris: India and France will undertake a joint study on the execution of a semi high-speed railway project between New Delhi and Chandigarh. This is part of the agreement on cooperation in the field of transportation signed on Friday following talks between visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French […]

Joint Indo-French study on Delhi-Chandigarh Semi High-Speed Rail project




Adhartal (ADTL): Five wagons of a goods train carrying ammunition went off the tracks near here, disrupting traffic on the busy Katni-Itarsi section of West Central Railway (WCR), an official said. The wagons were stocked with ammunition from Ordnance Factory Khamaria (OFK) located near here. “Five wagons of a goods […]

Wagons carrying Ammunition from OFB/Khamaria derail in MP


Hajipur: East Central Railway (ECR) observed the 60th Railway Week of Indian Railways at a function organized at Sri Krishna Memorial Hall here on Friday. At least 366 employees from five divisions of the ECR were awarded on the occasion for their outstanding services to the railways. Ten group awards were […]

366 East Central Railway Employees awarded


Paris: India and France on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), seeking to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two nations in railways. The railway protocol between Indian Ministry of Railways and French National Railways (SNCF) seeks to establish cooperation between Indian and French Railways for semi-high speed rail […]

India, France sign MoU to strengthen Bilateral Cooperation in Railways








GM SCR Shri P K Srivastava presenting Individual (GM) Award to J Selvin Chief Publicity Inspector at CPRO office
Secunderabad (SC): Shri P.K.Srivastava, General Manager, South Central Railway attributed the performance achievements of South Central Railway to the core commitment and duty mindedness of the work force on the Zone. Credit goes to staff and workers handling assignments as Trackmen, Gatemen, Gate Mitras, Loco Pilots, Safety Counselors, Controllers etc., […]

Committed Workforce are primarily the Architects of SCR’s Performance Excellence: ...








New Delhi: Plagued with delay in getting safety clearances, government is exploring possibilities for a separate safety certification agency for Metro projects, with Railways supporting the move. Government has also roped in former DMRC Chairman E Sreedharan to examine the stalemate over the safety certification for Mandi House-ITO section of […]

Rapid expansion of Metro Rail Systems prompts Centre to form ...



Madurai (MDU): The Madurai railway division has commissioned high-end optical fibre cable link between Virudhunagar and Tenkasi stations on Thursday. According to railway officials, the 123 km-long 24 fibre optic cable installed at a cost of Rs 2.64 crore connecting the eight stations between Tenkasi and Virudhunagar provides a high speed […]

Madurai Division commissions OFC Communication on 122 Kms Virudhunagar-Tenkasi stretch