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वाशिंगटन Washington: French power and transportation company Alstom SA has agreed to pay $772 million in penalties to the United States to resolve allegations that it bribed government officials in multiple foreign countries. Justice Department officials said on Monday the company would plead guilty to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. […]

$772m penalty for French firm facing Delhi Metro bribe charge


कोलकाता Kolkata (KOAA): Calcutta high court on Monday constituted a committee that will act as problem-solver for the East-West Metro project. Justice Nadira Patherya of Calcutta HC rapped on the knuckles  of the KMRC and the state govt for their failure to remove the bottlenecks in setting up the Mahakaran […]

Kolkata High Court raps West Bengal State Govt on East-West ...






नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Railways, being one of the largest consumers of energy, has decided to diversify its energy portfolio and align with the Central Government’s policy of using green energy. “The entire thrust of government of India’s policy is to move […]

Railways set to move towards using Green Energy: Suresh Prabhu



मुंबई Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the railways to reconsider its decision of not providing a separate compartment for senior citizens in suburban railways. A division bench of justice Abhay Oka and justice A.S.Gadkari said: “If there is a desire it can be done and there may […]

Reconsider decision on Senior Citizens: Bombay HC tells Railways


मुंबई Mumbai: It is the obligation of the railways to provide emergency medical facilities to injured passengers and it is not entitled to collect cess from them for it, observed the Bombay High Court on Tuesday. A division bench of justices Abhay Oka and Ajey Gadkari rapped the railways for […]

Railways can’t charge golden hour Cess for EMR: Bombay High ...


नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) is a statutory Authority, under the Ministry of Railways, set-up for development of vacant railway land for commercial use for the purpose of generating revenue by non-tariff measures. RLDA provides attractive house lease, medical & other facilities to its officers & […]

Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) invites applications for various posts





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मुंबई Mumbai: It is reported that Super Freight has moved the 2nd and 3rd new rail mounted ship-to-shore cranes from Pipavav to JN Port’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal. It had brought the first crane to the terminal in November. The Super Post-Panamax cranes have a height of about 115 metres […]

Super Freight moves 2 new Rail mounted Ship-to-Shore Cranes to ...



बीजिंग Beijing: National Railway Administration yesterday officially unveiled the country’s first design specification standards for high-speed rail links. “These specifications are fundamental and important technical requirements,” said the NRA in a statement. The NRA laid down standards for nearly 20 fields involved in the design and construction of lines for bullet […]

China officially unveils country’s first Design Specification Standards for High-speed ...





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नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Four strategic places along the Sino-India border have been identified by the Defence Ministry for rail connectivity in the first phase, Lok Sabha was informed today. They are Missamari-Tenga-Tawang (378 km), Bilaspur-Manali- Leh (498 km), Pasighat-Tezu-Rupai (227 km) and North Lakhimpur-Bame-Silapathar (249km), Minister of State for […]

Places along China border identified for Rail connectivity: Govt



नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The government today came up with a unique solution to prevent deaths on India’s 11,563 unmanned railway crossings – get NGOs, industrial houses and religious societies to adopt each of these crossings and guard them. The solution was voiced by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu who said […]

Centre wants NGOs to adopt, guard unmanned rail crossings







New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC) has invited applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to various positions. Vacancies: Asst Manager/ Electrical- 11 Posts Asst Manager/ S&T- 05 Posts Asst Manager/ HR- 04 Posts Asst Manager/ Finance- 06 Posts Asst Manager/ IT- 02 Posts Asst Manager/ Operations-05 Posts Asst Manager/ […]

DMRC invites applications for Recruitment


नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Pulling up the Railway Ministry for a long pending list of projects, some as old as 30 years, a parliamentary panel has asked it to review all of them on the basis of their economic viability and critical importance, and prepare an action plan to implement them […]

Standing Committee directs Railways’ to review Pending Railway Projects





New Delhi: The cash-strapped Railways has potential to earn Rs.10000 Crore a year just by selling space for advertising in train coaches, on wagons, stations and even tickets to premium brands, an audit report said. Soon after assuming charge, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu asked Railways’ engineering firm RITES to do the […]

Railways’ can float new PSU to tap Rs.10000 Crore Advertisement ...





Indian Railways has envisaged a better system which would work seamlessly even during high traffic when Tatkal booking begins नई दिल्ली New Delhi: A parliamentary committee has asked the Railways to submit a blueprint for its plan to implement the new generation advanced e-ticketing system under which seven lakh tickets could […]

Parliamentary Panel seeks Blueprint for Advanced Railway e-ticketing System


शिवमोगा Shivamogga: Members of the Shivamogga Nagarika Hitarakshana Vedikegala Okkuta staged a protest here on Saturday demanding upgrading of the railway connectivity in the district. Addressing the protest meet, K.V.Vasanth Kumar, secretary of the vedike, said that the Union government had announced in its budget that the rail link between Shivamogga […]

Shivamogga Nagarika Hitarakshana Vedika demands improvement of Rail connectivity





पणजी Panaji: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said he has ordered safety audit of the Konkan Railway route to curb accidents and to make train travel safer for passengers. “Safety of passengers cannot be compromised. I have asked the Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) to conduct a very elaborate […]

Railway Minister orders Safety Audit of Konkan Railway



अगरतला Agartala (AGTL): Hurdles in travelling to other parts of the country by road, rail and air are increasingly prompting the people of Tripura to go to other parts of India via Bangladesh. Before the partition of the country in 1947, the routes of the then East Bengal (now Bangladesh) had […]

For Tripura residents, its via Bangladesh to the rest of ...





नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has called for a meeting with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and union Raod Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to work out a development plan for the railways in Mumbai, a city synonymous with congested suburban trains. Speaking at a function at the […]

Railway Minister to meet Maharashtra Chief Minister over Rail projects


नई दिल्ली New Delhi: In order to generate additional revenue, the cash-starved railways likely to use idle space in rail premises for advertising and publicity purposes. The idle space in coaches, wagons, trains, stations, consumable items, utensils, beddings could be used for advertising, publicity and other purposes to generate additional […]

Railways likely to use idle Space for Advertisement: Official


मडगांव Madgaon (MAO): As a part of its heightened security measures, the Railway police on Sunday pressed into service a bomb disposal squad (BDS) to conduct search operations at the Margao railway station. Police sources said that the exercise was conducted to ensure a sense of “heightened alertness and quick […]

Railway’s Bomb Dispoal Squad conducts mock drill at Madgaon railway ...



नई दिल्ली New Delhi: During the year 2013 and 2014 till date, 13 additional mechanized laundries have been set up. Mechanised cleaning, rag picking and disposal contracts are being awarded or ensuring cleaning of stations including platforms. More and more toilets are being brought under ‘pay & use’ scheme. To […]

Indian Railways set up 13 Additional Mechanised Laundries



नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Redevelopment of Anand Vihar and Bijwasan railway stations as world-class infrastructure and integration of 34 metro stations into a multi-modal transportion system were among the decisions approved by the DDA’s planning body UTTIPEC today. The urban body, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung took […]

Anand Vihar and Bijwasan Metro Stations to be developed as ...




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नई दिल्ली New Delhi: IndiaMART has found advertising space on a Yellow Line Route (Jahangirpuri to Huda City Centre) metro. The fully wrapped metro features brand ambassador Irrfan Khan and the brand message ‘Kaam yahin banta hai’. IndiaMART is the first company to join hands with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) […]

IndiaMART gets Ad Space on DMRC’s Jahangirpuri-Huda City Centre Yellow ...


मुंबई Mumbai: The Central Railway (CR) plans to swap its too-tall Bombardier rakes with the Siemens ones that ply on the Western Railway (WR), but some fear that the exchange may end up affecting the smooth running of services on both the lines. The Bombardiers are unfit to run between CST […]

CR plans to Swap its too-tall Bombardier Rakes with Siemens ...



नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Punching holes in the railways’ freight management, the Comptroller and Auditor General has found deterioration in the various efficiency parameters causing hindrance in smooth goods train operations and sought streamlining of the monitoring mechanism. “Cases of excessive detentions of wagons at various activity centres affecting the […]

Delay in Wagon Induction causes Rs.1635 Crore Loss to Indian ...


नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) of Indian Railways has been set up for commercial development of vacant railway land which is not required by Railways for its immediate future operational need. 102 sites measuring 916 hectare of Railway land has been entrusted to Rail Land Development Authority […]

Railways to Undertake 102 Sites for Commercial Development




नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has taken strong objection to pollution on railway tracks and directed the Railways to impose fine on those responsible and act against them effectively and expeditiously. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also slammed the Railway authorities while asking the […]

Pollution on Tracks: NGT asks Railways to penalise violators


नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The outstanding dues owed by state electricity boards and power discoms to railways is Rs 1,038.66 crore as on October 31, the government said today. This information was given in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for Railway Manoj Sinha. Punjab […]

Power Discoms, SEBs owe Railways more than Rs.1038 Crore


कुट्टीपपुरम Kuttippuram (KTU): Prior to giving mandatory clearance for running of electric trains on the Shoranur-Kozhikode 85 km rail route, the Railways would launch the service on an experimental basis by January. Works of track electrification are almost over. Before the launch, officials would also conduct a security inspection. The construction […]

Trial Run of Electric Traction trains on Shoranur-Kozhikode route soon