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Shri Ashok K. Agarwal, General Manager ICF receives National Energy Conservation Award Hon_ble Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal
पेरम्बूर Perambur (PER): Indian Railways’ coach manufacturing unit Integral Coach Factory (ICF) located in Perambur was awarded the first prize in the ‘National Energy Conservation Award’ for 2014 by the union power minister Piyush Goyal on December 14. The markers for the awards are based on initiatives taken by organisations to […]

Integral Coach Factory bags National Energy Conservation Award 2014


मुंबई Mumbai: Calling for enhanced cooperation between the Indian and the French Railways, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier Wednesday exuded confidence of his country’s partnership in the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail link. The French envoy asserted the negotiations for the $20 billion MMRCA (medium multi-role combat aircraft) project for 126 Rafale […]

France betting big on Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-Speed Rail link: Envoy




D.K.Mittal Committee to submit its Report on ‘Financial Reforms’ on Saturday नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Aiming to bring in fiscal discipline, the railways are exploring possibilities of cutting revenue losses that come by way of providing free or concessional travel. Over the last five years, Indian Railways’ has incurred a […]

Railways may drop Concessional Travel passes



नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The Indian Railways has generated Rs.66211.42 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during April-November 2014 as compared to Rs. 59069.73 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 12.09 per cent. Railways carried 713.11 million tonnes of commodity-wise freight traffic during April-November […]

Commodity-wise Freight Revenues of Railways goes up by 12.09% during ...



मुंबई Mumbai: A design gone wrong spells bad news for Central Railway commuters. The much-touted Bombardier rakes that were supposes to replace the worn- out old rakes will not be able to operate as they are taller, posing problems once the system switches from direct current to alternating current traction. Mumbai […]

40 new Bombardier Rakes too ‘tall’ to run in Mumbai


मुंबई Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed the Western and Central Railway to reply to the PIL alleging failure of authorities to comply with the law and make railway stations disabled-friendly. A division bench of Justice A.S.Oka and Justice A.S.Gadkari was hearing a PIL filed by the India Centre […]

Make Railway Stations disabled-friendly: Bombay High Court


बीजिंग Beijing: Hungary, Serbia and China will sign the agreement on the modernisation of the Budapest-Belgrade railroad on Wednesday, thanks to which the transit route will be constructed, which allows the fastest transportation of Chinese goods form Greek harbours to Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced at the Central Eastern Europe-China […]

Budapest-Belgrade Rail Line Upgrade Order to make Chinese to arrive ...



Pronto Networks
नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Pronto Networks, a leading provider of wireless technologies and carrier-class operations support systems (OSS) for managing large scale Wi-Fi networks, recently announced that the premier railway hub in India, New Delhi Railway Station completed its Wi-Fi deployment with Pronto Network’s industry leading cloud managed APs. New Delhi is […]

Pronto Networks announces Advanced Cloud Managed Wi-Fi Network at New ...



कोच्चि Kochi: The Kochi Metro project may encounter delays following a dispute between Kochi Metro Rail Limited and M/s PTL Enterprises (Apollo Tyres). Kochi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd is opposing the move to pay Rs 27 Crore for 1.5 acres owned by M/s PTL Enterprises in Kalamassery, saying it was earlier […]

Kochi Metro standoff with Apollo Tyres



बर्मिंघम Birmingham: In yet another cloud innovation effort on public infrastructure, IBM partnered with National Express Group, a global public transport company, to improve its operational performance and customer experience. Under this partnership, IBM helped National Express’s rail franchise c2c devise customer experience innovations built on IBM Cloud by IBM Interactive […]

National Express Group leverages IBM Cloud to improve Rail Services


मुंबई Mumbai:  The city’s Metro and Monorail stations built in the middle of public roads are illegal, it has emerged. The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has written to the state urban development department to make amendments to the present government rules so that constructions of future metro routes can […]

Metro, Mono stations ‘illegal’: MMRDA




तिरूवनंतपुरम Thiruvananthapuram (TVC): A meeting of people’s representatives of Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode wasnheld here on Tuesday succeeded in clearing the concerns about the proposed elevated light metro project for the two cities. The meeting was convened in the wake of apprehensions raised by legislators in the Assembly over the switchover […]

Kerala MLAs not content with Sreedharan’s answers to their Queries


ब्रह्मपुर Brahmapur (BAM): Settlements at the railway track in the Bhakuri area of Behrampore were today allegedly demolished by Railway officials rendering a good number of poor settlers homeless. The railway officials who were backed by armed security personnel engaged workers and machinery today to demolish bamboo huts, brick-built cottages and […]

Kurdha Division evicts Encroachments in Railway Areas in Brahmapur




नई दिल्ली New Delhi: RailTel Corporation of India, a Government of India Telecom PSU under Ministry of Railways has awarded a network upgrade and expansion contract to Coriant Solutions. As part of the contract, RailTel will deploy the transport solutions of Coriant to meet the increased bandwidth needs of its enterprise […]

RailTel awards Telecom transportation network upgrade contract to Coriant Solutions


नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Box train operators are likely to get some respite with the Railway Ministry deciding to implement the hike in haulage charges in two phases. The Ministry of Railways, Government of India, has decided to roll back the recent increase in haulage charges partially for container services, offering […]

Railway Ministry partially rolls back Hike in Box Rail Operators ...





नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Public services like railways cannot be penalized if some equipments relating to comforts of passengers malfunction during journey, a consumer forum here has said while dismissing a senior citizen’s plea against the Northern Railway. New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, presided by C K Chaturvedi, dismissed […]

Can’t Fine Railways for Equipment Malfunction during Train Journey: Delhi ...


रांची Ranchi (RNC): The ongoing construction work of Lohardaga-Tori railway line which section is falling under the South Eastern Railway (Ranchi Division) and East Central Railway (Dhanbad Division) jurisdictions, would be completed soon, said South Eastern Railway officials. Rail services would begin on this new line in 2015, they added. The […]

Lohardaga-Tori Railway Line to be ready soon



नई दिल्ली New Delhi: In an attempt to make unmanned level crossings safer for road users, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has directed the Railway Board to explore the use of geo-spatial technologies for the purpose. Such a technology combines global positioning system (GPS), geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing. […]

Soon SMS to warn about approaching train at Unmanned crossings


मुंबई Mumbai: The Konkan Railway will introduce three more winter special trains along its route in coordination with the Central Railway, having halts at Margao. The special trains viz Lokmanya Tilak (LTT) – Ernakulam – Lokmanya Tilak (LTT), Lokmanya Tilak (LTT)-Tirunelveli-Lokmanya Tilak (LTT) and Pune-Ernakulam-Pune will be run as premium trains while […]

Konkan Railway to introduce three new trains


अहमदाबाद Ahmedabad (ADI): While inaugurating free Wi-Fi facility for public at New Delhi railway station, union Railway Minister on 4 December had made an announcement that the Ahmedabad railway station will get Wi-Fi facility on trial basis by the end of this month. Accordingly, the Wi-Fi devices have been now […]

Free Wi-Fi Service at Ahmedabad Railway Station on Trial basis ...



बीजिंग Beijing: The first batch of the 100 Indian Railway officials, who are to receive training in heavy-haul technology in China, has begun their 12-day coaching at the Jiaotong University here. The inauguration ceremony for training in the heavy-haul technology for the 22 officers from the Indian Railway was held […]

Training for Indian Railway Officers’ kicks-off in Beijing


हेदराबाद Hyderabad (HYD):  In terms of top searches across categories, IRCTC topped the list, followed by Flipkart, SBI Online, Snapdeal and PNR status. With digital media emerging as new and one of the most powerful election battlegrounds in the Lok Sabha 2014 elections, the term ‘Election 2014’ topped Google India’s […]

IRCTC tops Google Ranking in Searches across Categories


Indian Railways Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC), a joint venture of IRCON and Rail Land Development Authority, has invited applications for the post of company secretary as Assistant Officer on regular basis. Eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format within 21 days from the date of […]

Indian Railways Stations Development Corp notify recruitment of Company Secretary



नई दिल्ली  New Delhi: Foreign investors can put in as much as INR 90,300 crore in India’s rail infrastructure through the foreign direct investment (FDI) route, suggests a list of projects released by the railway ministry. The INR 63,000-crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed corridor project is the single largest. The other big ones […]

Indian Railways opens up more than INR 90000 Crore of ...



मुंबई Mumbai: Railway accident victim Monika More has been nominated to the Divisional Rail User Consultative Committee (DRUCC) by cricket icon and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar. The DRUCC represents local users. It discusses amenities, new station proposals, timetables and services. A senior official said More turned 18 recently and became […]

Sachin Tendulkar nominates Train accident victim Monika More as Member/DRUCC



Shri Debabrata Kamilla IRSME who joined as new AGM/SER
कोलकाता Kolkata (KOAA): Shri. Debabrata Kamilla IRSME has assumed charge as the Additional General Manager of South Eastern Railway (SER) at Garden Reach, Kolkata. Mr. Kamilla belongs to the Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME). Mr.Kamilla held veral important assignments in Indian Railways including Divisional Railway Manager, Visakhapatnam division. […]

Debabrata Kamilla assume charge as AGM of South Eastern Railway





नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Despite huge spending on safety in the railways, 85% of the coaches do not have fire safety warning systems. Speaking in Lok Sabha on railway safety, Minister of State for Railways Mr.Manoj Sinha admitted that non-AC coaches did not have fire alarm systems. “There is a lack […]

85% of Train Coaches lack Fire Safety Warning System, admits ...


The leopard which came under a speeding train at Devanur railway station in Kadur taluk on Sunday night
देवनुर Devanur (VNR):  A nine-year-old leopard was killed after being hit by a train at the Deavanur railway station on Sunday.  The gangmen who saw the accident, brought the matter to the notice of the station master who later informed his higher officials. It is said that the leopard had […]

Train runs over Leopard at Devanur on SWR’s Mysore Division




नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The Indian Railways is expected to announce a hike in passenger fares in the next Rail Budget to be presented early next year, despite falling oil prices, as it passes on the burden of rising power costs to passengers as part of its fuel adjustment-linked tariff revision. […]

Railways’ Fuel price-linked fares to go up despite falling oil ...





थाना Thane (TNA): Hundreds of irate workers of the railways at Thane station today resorted to a spontaneous ‘rail rokho’ for quite some time following the death of a gangman on the tracks this afternoon. The workers stalled the locals on both up and down lines for about an hour amidst […]

Railway workers stage ‘rail roko’ as Gangman runs over by ...


NF railway general manager RS Virdi and other railway officials at the inaugural function of railway health unit in Dimapur
दीमापुर Dimapur (): Railway Health Unit, Dimapur was inaugurated by Northeast Frontier Railway General Manager R.S.Virdi at Railway colony here Monday. He was accompanied by Divisional Railway Manager, Lumding Division Mr.Niraj Kumar and senior DEN (co-ord), Lumding, S.P. Yadav. The health unit, initiated in the month of July 2014, comprises of […]

Railway Health Unit inaugurated in Dimapur


Mangu Singh MD DMRC
नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Managing Director, Mangu Singh, was today conferred honorary doctorate by a private university in recognition for his outstanding work and leadership in the field of Metro technology in the country. Singh was conferred the honour during a convocation ceremony at Noida […]

DMRC MD Mangu Singh conferred with Doctorate Degree



पटना Patna (PNBE): The process to nab ticket touts who buy tickets in bulk and sell them to passengers at a premium has begun from Patna Sahib railway station. East Central Railway is installing the CCTV cameras at passenger reservation system counters in a phase-wise manner. At present, it is […]

ECR deploys CCTV Surveillance System in all Major Stations to ...



In a chat, Mr.Kunj Bansal, ED & CIO, Centrum Wealth Management, shares his views on logistics space and CONCOR.  Excerpts: Q: You have a very large exposure to CONCOR. What is your take on this stock or any of the container or logistics stock? Kunj Bansal: I largely concur with your […]

Prefer CONCOR in Logistics Space from medium to long term ...