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  • Budget Chart Point | Freight revenues keep the flag flying for Indian Railways Jan 25, 2021 01:32 PM IST

    Budget Chart Point | Freight revenues keep the flag flying for Indian Railways

    How the Railways plans to fund the capex will be important

  • IRFC IPO – Does it offer value? Jan 18, 2021 09:45 AM IST

    IRFC IPO – Does it offer value?

    IRFC remains strategically important as it raises around 25-35 per cent of the total planned outlay of the Ministry of Railways

  • No complaints of inhuman conditions on Shramik Special trains: Railways Sep 23, 2020 07:56 PM IST

    No complaints of inhuman conditions on Shramik Special trains: Railways

    In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal said the complaints were being dealt with by the concerned departments.

  • Indian Railways to levy 'user fee' at major stations: Report Sep 18, 2020 02:16 PM IST

    Indian Railways to levy 'user fee' at major stations: Report

    The charges will be applicable in 10-15 percent of the 7,000 railway stations across the country, said Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav.

  • Indian Railways recruitment 2020-21: Check details of RRB-RRC recruitment drive here Aug 03, 2020 04:37 PM IST

    Indian Railways recruitment 2020-21: Check details of RRB-RRC recruitment drive here

    Indian Railways Recruitment 2020 21 will cover RRB RRC jobs. Find out who can apply, where to check for jobs and eligibility criteria for RRB RRC jobs.

  • Railways to charge states for ferrying migrant workers during lockdown May 01, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Railways to charge states for ferrying migrant workers during lockdown

    States like Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Bihar, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Telangana have requested special trains to ferry migrant workers back to their home states.

  • Coronavirus lockdown: IRCTC serves 11,000 meals to poor, keeps local tastes in mind Mar 29, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown: IRCTC serves 11,000 meals to poor, keeps local tastes in mind

    It has provided 2,030 meals of kadi-chawal to the Delhi administration, 1,500 to Delhi police and 1,500 to the Railway Protection Force in the national capital.

  • Google's free Wi-Fi initative to shut down globally Feb 17, 2020 08:37 PM IST

    Google's free Wi-Fi initative to shut down globally

    Google also said it was facing varying infrastructure and technical challenges in scalability and sustainability of its free wireless internet across Indian railway stations.

  • Policy | Is the bullet train a priority? Feb 14, 2020 09:58 AM IST

    Policy | Is the bullet train a priority?

    Across the globe, most of the bullet train and high-speed train projects are shelved as they lead to long-term liability for the state governments by setting aside a considerable subsidy bill to sustain the capital invested.

  • Prime accused in e-ticketing scam offers to fix loopholes for monthly salary of Rs 2 lakh Jan 24, 2020 03:49 PM IST

    Prime accused in e-ticketing scam offers to fix loopholes for monthly salary of Rs 2 lakh

    Hamid Ashraf, the prime accused, who is in Dubai, has claimed that arresting him or other people will not put an end to the e-ticketing racket.

  • No passenger deaths in 2019-2020: Indian Railways' safest year ever Dec 27, 2019 05:36 PM IST

    No passenger deaths in 2019-2020: Indian Railways' safest year ever

    According to official data, the number of consequential accidents such a collision, or a wagon catching fire, or derailment, have decreased drastically by at least 95% over the last four decades.

  • Railways receives mega boost in Budget; analysts expect these 11 stocks to benefit Jul 09, 2019 02:48 PM IST

    Railways receives mega boost in Budget; analysts expect these 11 stocks to benefit

    According to brokerages, the substantial allocation for railways will likely be directed towards the acquisition of rolling stocks, improving passenger comfort and safety, electrification and ramping up freight business

  • Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express set to be first train to be run by pvt operators Jul 08, 2019 07:28 PM IST

    Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express set to be first train to be run by pvt operators

    The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express was announced in 2016 but was introduced in the new time table released recently.

  • Govt eyeing Rs 50 lakh crore investment in railways by 2030: Piyush Goyal Jul 06, 2019 10:20 PM IST

    Govt eyeing Rs 50 lakh crore investment in railways by 2030: Piyush Goyal

    The minister also said that the rail infrastructure in the country increased by mere 30 per cent in the last 65 years due to the lack of adequate investment.

  • Railways to construct pathways to help coolies ferry passenger luggage in trolleys, decongest stations Mar 07, 2019 05:26 PM IST

    Railways to construct pathways to help coolies ferry passenger luggage in trolleys, decongest stations

    The construction of the pathways at railway stations is among a slew of initiatives planned by the railways to not only ease passenger traffic at stations, but also to enhance the social security for this unorganised sector.

  • Railways approves GE locomotives for operation Sep 19, 2018 03:58 PM IST

    Railways approves GE locomotives for operation

    This critical milestone, it said, was achieved following the successful completion of rigorous testing on Indian Railways tracks following the locomotive handover in February.

  • Railways to step up security, 100 more RPF barracks on the anvil Sep 10, 2018 03:19 PM IST

    Railways to step up security, 100 more RPF barracks on the anvil

    "In fact a need for 100 additional barracks for the RPF personnel was highlighted by the RPF DG. In phase 1, 10 locations have been short-listed for expeditious construction of the barracks," the letter stated.

  • Railway exams to go on despite Vajpayee's death; postponed in Kerala due to floods Aug 17, 2018 10:50 AM IST

    Railway exams to go on despite Vajpayee's death; postponed in Kerala due to floods

    The announcement came in the backdrop of a half-day holiday declared for all central government departments tomorrow in the wake of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's demise.

  • Railways increases vacancies for assistant loco pilots, technicians from 26k to 60k Aug 02, 2018 09:28 PM IST

    Railways increases vacancies for assistant loco pilots, technicians from 26k to 60k

    Railways has activated the mock link for the first stage of the computer-based test on July 26 and E-call letters can be downloaded from the recruitment board website four days prior to the exam.

  • 1300 km in 1354 days: The snail pace journey of a businessman's 'lost’ railway wagon Jul 30, 2018 12:05 PM IST

    1300 km in 1354 days: The snail pace journey of a businessman's 'lost’ railway wagon

    A public relation officer of the zone which owns the wagon said that goods were found to be safe and delivered

  • CBI arrests eight in Railway Recruitment racket Jul 23, 2018 09:32 PM IST

    CBI arrests eight in Railway Recruitment racket

    The racketeers have taken Rs 3-5 lakh from each of the gullible candidate to ensure "selection" in group C and D in the Railways.

  • Railways to have 100% bio-toilets by 2019 Jul 20, 2018 04:15 PM IST

    Railways to have 100% bio-toilets by 2019

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that bio-toilets were one of the most successful stories of the Railways as 60 percent of the coaches has already been fitted with it so far.

  • RailYatri's 'rush-o-rush meter' will tell you when to book rail tickets to ensure confirmation Jul 12, 2018 11:06 AM IST

    RailYatri's 'rush-o-rush meter' will tell you when to book rail tickets to ensure confirmation

    The feature will analyse historical data to come up with a prediction and will detail the rate at which tickets get sold out in each segment and for different destinations

  • Railways officers to go back to classroom, get lessons in ethics and integrity Jul 05, 2018 07:08 PM IST

    Railways officers to go back to classroom, get lessons in ethics and integrity

    Among those invited as speakers are former cabinet secretary Prabhat Kumar, former education secretary Anil Swarup and former Member (Traffic) Railway Board, Shanti Narayan.

  • Govt plans to list railway PSUs RVNL, IRFC in Jul-Sep quarter Jun 18, 2018 09:00 PM IST

    Govt plans to list railway PSUs RVNL, IRFC in Jul-Sep quarter

    In the RITES IPO, the government is selling 12 per cent stake or 2.52 crore equity shares, including 12 lakh shares to employees.

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