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Railway budget is history. Here’s the rationale behind ‘budget reforms’

Doing away with yet another long-standing tradition, the cabinet has decided to do away with the

MoU signed for redevelopment of railway stations

 An agreement was signed between Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), an institution under Ministry of Railways, and National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC), an urban development

Lohani is new chairman of railway board

Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani was appointed the Chairman of Railway Board on Wednesday after incumbent AK Mital put in his papers. Mital tendered his resignation to railway minister Suresh

RITES Ltd turnover rises

 RITES Ltd, a railway ministry enterprise, has for the first time crossed benchmark turnover of Rs 1,500 crore and clocked gross turnover of Rs 1,509 crore in FY 2016-17, which is 18 percent h

Challenges ahead of new railway minister Piyush Goyal

 New railway minister Piyush Goyal has his work cut out for him as he has to prioritise safety and restore confidence since the railways is going through a rough patch due to successive derail

Railway staff to blame, says report on Utkal derailment

 The railway staff carried out track repair work without getting prerequisite permissions, said a preliminary report on the derailment of Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express that left 23 passengers de

Can India’s bullet train meet the new deadline?

 Will you be able to take a bullet train in 2022? New railway minister Piyush Goyal is confident that the new deadline will be met, but experts are not so sure. The national high spe

22 killed in stampede on narrow Mumbai foot over bridge

 The poor state of railway infrastructure stood exposed on Friday when a stampede broke out on a poorly maintained and narrow foot over bridge in Mumbai, killing 22 people and leaving scores i

Mumbai FOB was a disaster waiting to happen

 In 2010, a group of people had sought improvement of facilities at the Elphinstone railway station, where tragedy struck on Friday with 22 people being killed in a stampede. The FOB

BEML showcases products at IREE-2017

 Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a defence PSU, has showcased its various rail and metro products at International Railway Equipment Exhibition-2017 held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. IR

SAIL posts 21% net sales revenue growth

 Steel Authority of India Ltd has added another feather to its cap by registering 21 percent growth in net sales revenue of Rs 13,442 crore in the second quarter of current fiscal. In the corr

RailTel enters signaling business

 RailTel, which handles the core expertise of signaling and a resilient optical fiber network across the country, has forayed into signaling business.  The railway PSU’s s

Three killed as train derails in UP

Three passengers were killed and around a dozen sustained grievous injuries after nine coaches of Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed near Manikpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Friday morni

AC EMU trains to be manufactured for Mumbai from 2019

 Indian Railways has decided to stop manufacturing non-air conditioned suburban electric multiple unit (EMU) trains from 2019 to give a comfortable ride experience to commuters in Mumbai. 

Railway electrification: Easier said than done

Even as the railways minister Piyush Goyal lays thrust on the 100 percent electrification of entire rail network by 2022, the task cut out for the railways seems to be a strenuous one as it comes w

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