Tag: Railways

Jharkhand: 16 train drivers undergo eye operation to bunk work and enjoy monthly salary

Amritsar train tragedy: Railways deny responsibility

Amritsar: Hours after 60 people were crushed to death by a train while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy here, the Railways on Saturday said it was not responsible for the tragedy. Northern Railways spokesperson Deepak Kumar said in a statement that the event was organised in an area[Read More…]

Indian Railways to go Airport style, check-in 20 minutes before departure

Bilaspur-Leh proposed railway line may be declared ‘national project’

New Delhi: The railways has suggested that strategically important 465-km railway line proposed between Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur and Jammu and Kashmir’s Leh along the Indo-China border be declared a “national project”, a Northern Railway (NR) official said on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, NR General Manager Vishesh Chaubey said:[Read More…]

RRB Group D 2018: Admit Cards for October 10 to release today

Railways to invite private companies to donate for toilets, benches

The railways is all set to invite private companies to donate their CSR funds to sponsor amenities for passengers on station premises through a dedicated portal, Rail Sahyog, which will be launched by the Minister of Railways on Tuesday, a senior official said. The companies can use their corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds to build toilets, provide free Wi-Fi with kiosks for e-services[Read More…]

Railways to rework flexi fare scheme in premier trains

No free travel insurance in trains from September 1: Railways

The Indian Railways will not provide free travel insurance to its passengers starting September 1, an official said on Saturday. A senior Railway Ministry official said that the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to stop free travel insurance starting September 1 and “the option of free[Read More…]

BCCI invites applications for head coach and support staff of India men cricket team

Supreme Court approves draft Constitution of BCCI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved the draft Constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and granted full permanent membership to the Railways, the Tri-Services, and Association of Indian Universities among others. This restoration of permanent membership and votes is in reversal of the[Read More…]

Railways opts for latest tech worth Rs 2,726 crore to enhance track safety

Railways opts for latest tech worth Rs 2,726 crore to enhance track safety

New Delhi: Stepping up its efforts to prevent train derailments, Indian Railways is opting for the latest technology to reduce its dependence on manual inspections and to improve the track maintenance system of its rail network. Automatic track geometry-cum-video inspection systems, ballast regulating machines, rail grinding machines, automated multifunction track recording[Read More…]

Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

In a bid to ensure timely running of trains during winter, the Railways has planned to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices in the trains to alert the loco pilot about approaching signals. A railway official told IANS that plans were afoot to use the GPS-based devices in trains that would[Read More…]

Indian Railways refund Rs 33 of cancelled ticket to Kota man after two-year-long battle

Indian Railways to take clean energy initiatives

Striving for a cleaner environment, the Indian Railways has planned to reduce its emission intensity to the extent of 32% by 2030 by taking a series of energy efficient initiatives, the government said on Friday. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said[Read More…]

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