कोलकाता Kolkata (KOAA): A Calcutta High Court ruling, upholding the penalty on misusing concessions, is likely to help the Railways collect fines totalling ₹17,000 crore from some 300 customers who had derived gains from such sops. These customers had flouted the Railways norms for concessions on iron ore between 2008 and 2012. […]

Railways can collect fines for misuse of Freight concessions: Calcutta ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Indian Railways on Wednesday reported an increase of 12.02 per cent in its total income during the first six months of the current fiscal which stood at Rs 73,403.67 crore from Rs 65,525.85 crore in the same period last year. According to the railways, the total […]

Indian Railways total income up 12.02 per cent

कामाते Kamathe (KMAH): It wasn’t before over 24 hours that the Konkan Railway (KR) managed to clear the tracks for passenger trains Wednesday afternoon after 12 wagons of a goods train carrying food grains derailed between Kamathe and Chiplun on Tuesday. KR officials said that re-railing the wagons took time as two […]

Post derailment, Konkan Railway takes over 24 hours to clear ...

General Managers’s reasoning faulty: Officials मुंबई Mumbai: Central Railway (CR) officials say that the Kalyan derailment on October 3, where the seventh coach came off the tracks, could have been avoided even if mega-blocks were not cancelled due to the festival season. Officials say that general manager Sunil Kumar Sood’s explanation […]

Kalyan derailment could have been avoided even if mega-blocks were ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: A day after a British court was told that a number of unnamed officials or agents of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation were involved in a bribery scam, the former DMRC Managing Director, E.Sreedharan, has responded saying that “there are very many tiers, individuals and agencies […]

UK’s Serious Fraud Office bribery story doesn’t hold up: E.Sreedharan

Plan to stop Taiwan’s high-speed rail going bust set for review.  Indian Infrastructure Cos. keen to evaluate options in PPP models in High Speed Rail and other Infrastructure projects ताइवान Taiwan:  The Act for Promotion of Private Participation in Infrastructure Projects, aimed at preventing the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) […]

Taiwan Govt to opt PPP in High Speed Rail and ...

लंदन London: A number of unnamed officials or agents of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) had either received or agreed to receive bribes from the UK subsidiary of French train and turbine giant Alstom, a British court has been told. Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) had issued legal proceedings […]

Unnamed DMRC officials got bribes from Alstom, UK court told

The new reservation centres, as per the proposal cleared by the Railway Board, would be called Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendras नई दिल्ली New Delhi: With a view to expand the facilities for purchase of tickets, the Indian Railways have decided to allow public-private partnership in the establishment and operation of computerised […]

Railways to allow private participation in sale of tickets

बीजिंग Beijing:  As China and India seek to improve their ties, they have first to handle the problem of mutual mistrust, which in part comes from ignorance, according to an Indian scholar at Peking University. “No one climbs on top of trains in India now,” Binod Singh said, referring to a […]

Indo-China Rail Pact: Ignorance fuels mistrust in China-India ties, says ...

कल्लाई Kallayi (KUL): A one-inch crack was detected on the railway track at West Kannancherry near the Kallayi railway station here after two regular trains had passed through the station. The crack on the track was detected by the railway staff at around 9.30 a.m. This was after the Parasuram Express, […]

Crack on track near Kallayi station

बेंगुलूरु Bangalore (SBC): Karnataka State sanctions Rs.50 crore for project; Railways urged to reduce costs. The Forest department has written to the State government and the Railway ministry, seeking reduction in the cost of rails needed for erecting barriers in areas where man-elephant conflict is high. A team of officials […]

Karnataka Forest Dept to erect barriers alongside Railway tracks to ...

वरंगल Warangal (WL):  Warangal railway enquiry authorities received a hoax call from an unknown person here on Monday, stating that a bomb was planted in Swarna Jayanthi express which was going to New Delhi from Visakhapatnam. Immediately the railway police were alerted who swung into action and stopped the train near […]

Hoax call halts Train near Warangal over Bomb Threat to ...

बेंगुलूरु Bangalore (SBC):  Safety of pedestrians near railway tracks seems to be the least of South Western Railway’s (SWR’s) concerns.   Even after a decade, the pedestrian crossing facility at the Hebbal flyover railway line (Hebbal-Banaswadi crossing) is yet to see the light of day. Despite several requests, SWR has failed to […]

Endless wait for Hebbal Flyover on the Hebbal-Banaswadi railway line

मुंबई Mumbai:  The Railway Protection Force, investigating a ticket touting racket running into Rs.2.00 Crore, will question an IRCTC official from Mumbai after his phone number cropped up in the call log of the accused. So far, 12 accused have been arrested. The kingpin, Kulbir Singh, had developed a software to […]

IRCTC official from Mumbai to be quizzed in ticket touting ...

पुणे Pune: Tension prevailed in Pimpri on Monday as traders and Hindu activists agitated against a proposed slaughterhouse in the Pimpri market. As the agitators hurled stones at shops and the temporary slaughterhouse in Pimpri, a huge police force had to be deployed to control the situation and they had to […]

Protest against Cow Slaughter turns Violent in Pune: Agitators stage ...

अहमदाबाद Ahmedabad (ADI): Western Railway (WR) will take up upgrading of tracks in the high-speed railway corridor between Mumbai and Ahmedabad on a priority basis. Officials said the work on Ahmedabad-Mumbai corridor will begin from the beginning of next year and is likely to be completed by 2016. Upgrading of […]

WR to upgrade tracks on proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed Rail corridor

New Delhi: IRCTC’s first attempt at partnering with eCommerce site and selling products on their platform did not go very well, as they nulled their partnership with Yebhi in less than a year’s time. Now, IRCTC has gone ahead and floated another tender inviting bids for selection of vendors who can […]

IRCTC floats RFP for Co-Branded Online Marketplace

जकार्ता Jakarta:  An ambitious economic development plan envisioned by Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo has raised the eyebrows of major Indian enterprises interested in potential business opportunities in the country. The centerpiece of the new administration’s economic initiative is the tremendous infrastructure plan at a scale equivalent to US$573 billion, as part […]

New Indonesian President’s ‘Development Plan’ an opportunity for India’s Infrastructure ...

कोलकाता Kolkata (KOAA): Security and vigil at several stations of Eastern Railway, including Howrah and Sealdah have been enhanced in view of the Burdwan blast in which terror links have allegedly been found. “Security and vigil at Burdwan, Asansol, Howrah and Sealdah, which had been enhanced owing to the festive season […]

Burdwan Blasts: ER and SER enhance Security and Vigil at ...

चेन्नाई Chennai (MAS):   In two years, Chennai port will be exporting trains to Australia. The Alstom manufacturing facility at Sri City, near Tada on Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border, will be constructing 22 trains consisting six coaches each for the upcoming metro train project in Sydney. Chennai port will ship out the […]

Alstom’s Sri City manufacturing facility at Tada to manufacture Sydney ...

देहरादून DEHRADUN (DDN): With cost bearing being seen as a major issue, the talks between railway officials and the forest department on the electrification of railways on the 18 km stretch of Rajaji National Park (RNP) seem to have a nadir. Manoj Chandran, additional forest secretary told, “The forest department […]

Electrification of 18 Km stretch of Rajaji National Park seem ...

सबरिमला SABARIMALA:  With hardly 40 days left for the start of the annual Sabarimala pilgrimage season, concerns have been raised against lack of adequate rail transport facility for the scores of pilgrims, especially from neighbouring states. Akhila Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham (ABASS) has urged the Railway Ministry for the announcing special […]

Akhil Bharatha Ayyappa Seva Sangham urge announcement of Spl.Trains to ...