Mumbai: Three-day celebrations starting Saturday will mark Mumbai Metro’s first anniversary. There, however, will not be any fare discount for commuters. Mumbai Metro was inaugurated on June 8 last year, making it the first Metro rail of western India. As per the plans, Saturday onwards there will be exhibitions, performances […]

3-day Celebrations to mark Mumbai Metro’s first Anniversary

Palakkad (PGT): Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) S K Mittal will be inspecting the Palakkad-Pollachi railway line in the middle of June, according to Railway officials. Additional Divisional Railway Manager Mohan A Menon said that a final date for the inspection was yet to be communicated to the Palakkad division. […]

CRS to Inspect Palakkad-Pollachi Rail Line Soon

Jaipur: After running the Metro for three days, the Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC) has witnessed a trend that fewer passengers are boarding from Chandpole station in comparison to Mansarovar station. Though the ridership received is above expectation, it is recorded that residents staying in the Chandpole area are travelling lesser […]

Jaipur Metro: More people boarding train from Mansarovar station

Navin Tandon, Member Electrical, Railway Board seen addressing at the passing out function of IRSSE probationary officers at IRISET/Secunderabad
Secunderabad (SC): Twenty nine Probationary officers of  Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) who have successfully completed their initial training at Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunication (IRISET), Secunderabad, were passed out at a glittering function held at IRISET today (5th, June, 2014). These trainees, after their […]

29 Probationary Officers of IRSSE successfully completes initial training at ...

AGM inagurating the 1st Bio-Diesel facility at RCD, Sanathnagar Depot
Secunderabad: South Central Railway celebrated the World Environment Day by taking a significant leap forward towards attaining the objectives of Energy Conservation by commencing the run of the first Main Line Diesel Locomotive fuelled with a blend of Bio-Diesel and traditional High Speed Diesel (HSD) today i.e, 5th June, 2015. […]

SC Railway gets first Bio-diesel Engine on World Environment Day

Ahmedabad (ADI): Very soon, Palace on Wheels, the luxury train of Rajasthan Tourism, will chug off from the city’s station. The train will undergo a metamorphosis as it will now host board meetings, product launches and also marriage parties on the move. Sajid Sayed, who runs JS Ventura, a Gujarat-based travel […]

Palace on Wheels to chug into Gujarat

New Delhi: Months after expressing displeasure over the Rs 4,600-crore contract with South Korean Hyundai Rotem for supply of coaches, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has received its first train as part of the controversial deal. The train, manufactured at Changwon in South Korea, arrived at Mundra port in Gujarat and […]

Delhi Metro gets its first train from controversial Hyundai contract

Beijing: China’s passenger railway transportation system is continuously upgrading its wireless network. Its most recent project is aimed at converting passenger stations into smart stations with high-performance wireless Internet access using state-of-the-art communications technology. Ruckus Wireless is cooperating with Smartac Group China to build Ruckus Smart WiFi networks covering more […]

Ruckus, Smartac build Smart Railway Stations in China

CONCOR inks MoU with Northern Railway under Corporate Social Responsibility arrangement New Delhi: The Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) has adopted New Delhi railway station to upgrade passenger amenities at the city’s busiest station. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Northern Railway and CONCOR. The Public Sector Unit, officials said, […]

Container Corporation adopts New Delhi Railway Station to upgrade Passenger ...

Need for speed: Central Railway to switch over to alternating current tomorrow. 40 Central Railway services to be cancelled every hour from Sunday, as the switch from 1,500-V DC to 25,000-V AC will force trains to crawl at 15 kmph at nine spots between CST and Thane; this means cancellation of services and, […]

CR’s Mainline to Switch-over to AC power on Sunday – ...

Coimbatore (CBE): Even as the gauge conversion of the Pollachi-Coimbatore railway track is likely to be delayed by at least another 10 months, the gauge conversion of the Pollachi-Palakkad track is nearing completion. Once this project is complete, people from Chennai can take a direct train from the Egmore station to […]

Gauge Conversion works on Pollachi-Palakkad nearing Completion

Patna: Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha today said third pair of tracks between Mokama and Mughalsarai would be laid to ease the load of a large number of trains plying on the route. Mr Sinha, after inaugurating a retiring room at Patna Junction here, said the government was […]

Third track between Mokama and Mugalsarai to be laid: MoS ...

Pawan Kumar Ruia Chairman Ruia Group of Companies with Telangana Chief Minister Mr.K.Chandra Sekhar Rao
Hyderabad: The Ruia Group has expressed its interest in setting up a railway manufacturing facility in association with a leading European Union firm. It also announced it will chalk out a Smart City project near the Financial District at Gachibowli. Ruia Group Chairman Pawan Kumar Ruia and Director (Operations) Kiran […]

Ruia Group mulls Rail Coach manufacturing unit in Telangana

Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha, JMM Chief Shibu Soren, Dumka MLA and social welfare minister Louise Marandi and Godda MP Nishikant Dubey flag off a Passenger Train on Thursday
Ranchi (RNC): Union minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha today inaugurated the 65km Dumka-Rampurhat rail line, a much-awaited project that holds out the promise of opening up new opportunities for people of the Santhal Pargana region. The minister flagged off a passenger train from Dumka station under the Asansol […]

MOS (Railways) inaugurates 65 km Dumka-Rampurhat Railway line – Santhal ...

MD and Global CEO of Keolis Bernard Tabary with Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.  Also seen in the picture Mr.N.V.S.Reddy, MD/Hyderabad Metro Rail Corp and, V.B.Gadgil, CMD/L&T Hyderabad Metro Rail
KCR wants metro rail jobs for locals on priority basis Hyderabad:  Chief Minister of Telangana K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday urged a French firm associated with Hyderabad Metro Rail to ensure that the engineers and personnel it recruits for the project are from the State. “Ensure that they are from […]

MD & Global CEO of Keolis meets Telangana CM – ...

Kochi: The stalemate in transporting a consignment of rails meant for Kochi metro from the port to international stadium over the issue of nokku kooli was resolved following talks on Thursday. Workers of a trade union demanding nokku kooli delayed the transportation of 3,200 tonnes of rails, which were shipped […]

Transportation of Kochi Metro Rail Consignment resumes from Port

Secunderabad (SC): South Central Railway spokes person informed that the Passing out function of Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) 2012 Batch is scheduled to be held on 5th June, 2015 at the Auditorium of Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering & Telecommunications (IRISET), Tarnaka, Secunderabad at 03.30 pm. Navin Tandon, Member […]

Passing out Function of IRSSE Probationers–2012 Batch from IRISET on ...

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje flagging off the Jaipur Metro from Mansarovar to Chandpole
Jaipur Metro Rail Corp introduces Feeder Vehicles to ease the comfort and convenience for Jaipur Metro passengers. Officials said that though things like e-rickshaw and tempos would be available at nearby colonies upto a reach of 6 kms from June, 3 from the metro system but all of them would be […]

Response to Jaipur Metro overwhelming, JMRC increases trains

Mumbai: Konkan Railway will kick-off its grand silver jubilee year celebrations from October 15, by undertaking a number of projects including doubling of the track on the Konkan Railway route in patches, converting Margao station into zero waste station, up-gradation of passenger amenities in stations including Tivim, Sawantwadi, Kankavali and Ratnagiri, […]

Patch doubling of Konkan Railway route on the anvil: CPRO/KRCL ...

Railway Mixed High School, Erode
Erode: In deference to demand of parents, the Railway authorities have secured CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) recognition for the Railway Mixed High School here. Ever since the Anglo-Indian Board was subsumed by Samacheer Kalvi introduced by the State Government a few years ago, the school, which will be […]

Erode Railway Mixed High School switches over to CBSE pattern ...

Operating since January 2010, Maharajas’ Express is the newest luxury train of Indian Railways and easily one of the most expensive in Asia. For eight days, this pan India train takes guests on a ride across the best and the most prominent destinations of the country—the Taj Mahal, the Khajuraho […]

Maharajas’ Express – the most Expensive Train in India

CII-Godrej Conference on Green Business Systems
Hyderabad/New Delhi: India is experiencing phenomenal growth in urban population in the last few decades. As a result, cities are witnessing tremendous growth in vehicular growth and the share of private modes of transport such as two-wheelers and four-wheelers increasing exponentially. To increase the share of public transport, many Indian […]

CII in association with DMRC organise ‘National Conference on Green ...

Lucknow (LKO): The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) is undertaking environment campaign at its project sites from June 1 to 5, 2015. Under this campaign, special housekeeping and environmental awareness activities will be undertaken to train site personnel on the ways of keeping the environment clean and green. The Managing Director […]

Lucknow Metro undertakes Environment campaign to its Project sites

Shri Srivastava GM SCR seen addressing at the World Environment Day celebration on SCR
Secunderabad (SC): South Central Railway is undertaking many environment friendly measures to arrest environment degradation and poised to emerge as the model railway zone on Indian Railways, said Shri Srivastava, General Manager, SCR. He was delivering his keynote address at a seminar organised by SCR today (4.06.2015) to celebrate “World […]

SCR Poised to Emerge as the Model Railway Zone ...

Secunderabad: MMTS travellers in twin cities will be able to experience a still more enhanced standard of safe travel by MMTS services from today with the launch of “RISSTA” (Railway Interactive Security Solution for Traveller Assistance) meant to provide security to the MMTS Users on finger tips. Shri P.K.Srivastava, General […]

GM/SCR launch new ‘RISSTA Mobile App’ for Security of Hyderabad ...

Kirandul (KRDL): The NMDC Ltd, the country’s largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector is going for a Rapid Wagon loading mechanism with a feeding conveyor system at Mallinger valley siding in Kirandul Complex which falls under the Waltair Railway Division of East Coast Railway, the official stated. The […]

NMDC to have Rapid Wagon Loading Mechanism at Kirandul

Lucknow (LKO): The trial run of metro train and its signalling system would begin from December 2016. It is likely to be completed within three months, unlike in Jaipur where trials were completed in one and a half years, said Kumar Keshav, MD, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation. “Our work on […]

Lucknow Metro trial run from December 2016, to be completed ...

Naharlagun (NHLN): Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa today paid a surprise visit to the Naharlagun railway station to personally see whether the facilities were adequate for the passengers as well as railway officials. An official release said that the Governor inspected the train bogies, hygiene, security set up, amenities for the […]

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Rajkhowa makes Surprise Inspection at Naharlagun Railway ...

Jaipur: Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday dedicated the Jaipur Metro to the people of Pink City. Inaugurating the Phase-1-A of Jaipur Metro Raje flagged off the Metro train from Mansarovar station. Raje travelled in Metro from Mansarovar to Chandpole station and from Chandpole to Civil Lines in return journey. Members […]

We will make Jaipur Metro economically viable: Rajasthan CM Raje

Ghaziabad: Officials of the Ghaziabad Development Authority and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Wednesday held a meeting in which a plan to extend the Vaishali Metro line, along Link Road, till Mohan Nagar was mooted. A plan to link Noida City Centre-Sector 62 line with Vaishali-Mohan Nagar line was also proposed. […]

Ghaziabad Development Authority proposes Metro loop with Noida Sector-62

New Delhi: To mop up resources, the Indian Railways is considering the option of divesting stake in some of its PSUs, which will be routed back to build infrastructure. The Railways has set a target to raise ₹8.5 lakh crore over the next five years, of which ₹1 lakh crore […]

Indian Railways to partially offload Stake in some of its ...

Kochi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will start placing the rails on Kochi Metro’s viaduct, starting July 15. The Metro agency is awaiting sanction from the Research Design and Standards Organization (RDSO) of the Indian Railways to carry out the work. “It’s mandatory to obtain sanction. The rails and design […]

DMRC ready to fix imported rails for Kochi

Mumbai: The chances of your trains being cleaner than what it is at present has just got brighter. Making use of technology to ensure the people deployed to clean your train have done the needful, the Mumbai division of Central Railway has become the first railway zone in the country to […]

CR installs RFID tags to ensure regular cleaning on trains

New Delhi: Railways will soon switch over to Centralised Traffic Control (CTC) system on the highly congested Delhi-Kanpur route to make the operations faster. We are introducing Centralised Traffic Control (CTC) system between Delhi and Kanpur and the new system will be operationalised shortly, Member (Electrical), Railway Board, Navin Tandon said […]

Railways to introduce Centralised Traffic Control system on the Delhi-Kanpur ...

Kolkata (KOAA): Texmaco Rail & Engineering has informed that the Company has received a letter from Shri Sampath Dhasarathy, Independent Director of the Company intimating his resignation, due to certain unavoidable personal reasons, from the Board of Directors of the Company w.e.f. May 31, 2015.

Texmaco Rail & Engineering Director Sampath Dhasarathy resigns

New Delhi: The government plans to sell another five per cent stake in Container Corporation of India (Concor), the Rs5,944-crore publicly- listed firm, according sources in the know requesting anonymity. Specific details are being worked out, the sources added, without specifying any timeline. At present, the government holds a 61.79 […]

Centre plans to divest 5% more in CONCOR

Jorhat (JTTN): Participating in an interaction with journalists and some representatives of local organisation on the occasion of celebrating the Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight senior officials of Northeast Frontier Railway yesterday said that they will increase facilities of safe drinking water and some other required infrastructure to shape Jorhat Railway […]

NFR assures improved railway services in Jorhat at Railyatri Upbhokta ...

New Delhi: Gatimaan Express, the first semi high-speed train service between Delhi and Agra, is going to be the fastest train in India with a speed touching up to 160 km per hour.  The sixth and final trial for Gatimaan Express, the first semi high-speed train service between Delhi and […]

India’s fastest train to be flagged off soon; completes final ...

Tetulmari (TET): Tetulmari station near Dhanbad got two new platforms on Wednesday, a much needed “promotion” for its 1,600 train passengers who will now have easy ingress and egress from the 18 trains that pass through the busy junction. Inaugurated by minister of state of railways Manoj Kumar Sinha, the […]

Tetulmari commuters on a high after FOB inauguration

Buxar (BXR): Minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha inaugurated a foot overbridge (FOB) at Buxar station in Danapur division of East Central Railway (ECR) on Wednesday. An upgraded concourse hall was also thrown open for passengers at Buxar on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Sinha said railways was committed […]

MOS (Railways) inaugurates Foot Overbridge at Buxar

Bangalore: The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) is set to launch a new mobile app to help commuters by the time the first phase of Namma Metro becomes fully operational. That may happen by March 2016. The BMRCL had launched a mobile app almost two years ago, but that didn’t […]

New App for Bangalore Metro once Phase-1 gets fully operational

New Delhi: Your railway coach will soon be cleaned with an online complaint. Indian railways is set to launch the ‘Clean My Coach’ mobile app for all long-distance trains. After successful checks, Central Railways has given the green signal for its long routes. The online complaint will be looked into within […]

Railways to launch ‘Clean My Coach’ App in line with ...

Delhi: A coach fitted with solar panels is paving the way for clean power operated trains in India. The Daily Mail has reported that the coach, which captures 17 units of electricity on average each day from its rooftop panels, is currently undergoing trials successfully. Arun Arora, Divisional Railway Manager, Delhi […]

Indian Railways successfully test Solar possibilities with experimental coach

Raipur: A slew of services were dedicated to the public on the ninth day of ongoing Railway Consumer Fortnight here.A RO water plant was inaugurated at Raipur Railway Station by Member of Parliament from Raipur, Ramesh Bais. He also performed foundation laying  of escalator to be installed on Gudhiyari side […]

Raipur MP inaugurates RO Water Plant at Raipur Railway Station

The Jaipur Metro, which was flagged by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday, marks a significant step in making Jaipur a smart city Jaipur: The Jaipur Metro, which was flagged by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday, marks a significant step in making Jaipur a smart city. The […]

Jaipur Metro Rail: All you wanted to know in 18 ...

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu State government has written to the Ministry of Railways expressing its interest in having high-speed train corridors between Chennai and Coimbatore and Chennai and Kanyakumari. K. Venkatasamy, chief administrative officer (construction), Southern Railway, said though the government had discussed the issue, they are yet to decide […]

Tamil Nadu keen on high-speed train corridors

Procurement process for high-powered locos gets traction New Delhi: Aiming at the procurement and production of 1,000 high-powered electric locomotives for its Dedicated Freight Corridor operations, the railways has kickstarted the process to award contracts for the same with the projects to involve its existing Dankuni unit and the proposed […]

Railways invites Financial Bids for Dankuni, Madhepura Loco Units

Raichur (RC): P.V.V. Satyanarayana, Additional Divisional Manager, Guntakal Division, South Central Railway, said that the track-doubling work on a 120-km stretch between Guntakal in Andhra Pradesh and Raichur would be completed shortly. Speaking to presspersons at Raichur railway station on Tuesday, he said, “The track-doubling work has been taken up […]

Guntakal-Raichur doubling to be done soon: ADRM/GTL

Mumbai: Central Railways (CR) and Western Railways (WR) on Tuesday initiated an awareness drive to sensitise people on careful crossing of unmanned levels and have sent over 50 lakh mobile messages to the passengers in the accident-prone zones to mark the International Level Crossing Awareness Day Wednesday. According to senior […]

CR, WR observes International Level Crossing Awareness Day: sends over ...

Thiruvananthapuram (TVC): Weeks after state government overriding finance department’s objection over awarding light metro project on nomination basis to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), chief secretary Jiji Thomson has made it clear that he had raised objections against the discrepancies in the detailed project report (DPR) submitted by DMRC. The […]

Kerala CS Jiji Thomson points out flaws in Thiruvananthapuram Light ...

Jaipur: Rajasthan’s historic capital where once rajas and maharajas trundled and trotted on caparisoned horses and elephants will now travel on the modern icon of urban mobility – the sleek and fast-moving metro train. Rajastan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday inaugurated metro rail services in Jaipur. The pink city […]

Modern Metro Rail comes to historic Jaipur as Rajasthan CM ...

Kolkata (KOAA): GE Capital has part-exited its almost eight-year-old investment in Kolkata-based railway wagons manufacturer Titagarh Wagons Ltd, generating modest returns in local currency and taking a haircut in dollar terms. This is the second liquidity move by GE Capital within the last seven months. However, as against the previous […]

GE Capital part exits Titagarh Wagons with modest returns

New Delhi: New projects worth over Rs.10,000 crore will be launched and several old projects will be completed by Railways during its ongoing fortnight programme, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said today. The minister was speaking at the New Delhi Railway Station premises here after signing a Memorandum of Understanding with […]

Railways to launch New Projects worth Rs.10000 Crore during fortnight ...

Mumbai: The fifth line link between Bandra and Santa Cruz, currently being blocked by residents of shanty towns along the Navpada cemetery as it cuts off the burial site from the townships, is turning into a bigger nightmare for the Western Railway. A group called the Navpada Kabrastan Rasta Bachao […]

Western Railway fears Bandra East railway line tussle could soon ...