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  • Railways to redevelop New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai CST station; sneak peek at the new look Sep 28, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    Railways to redevelop New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Mumbai CST station; sneak peek at the new look

    Union Cabinet on September 28 has approved Indian Railways’ proposal for redevelopment of three major railway stations – New Delhi, Ahmedabad and CSMT, Mumbai. The redevelopment project involves an approximate total investment of Rs 10,000 crore.

  • Cabinet approves Rs 10,000-crore redevelopment projects of Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad railway stations Sep 28, 2022 03:21 PM IST

    Cabinet approves Rs 10,000-crore redevelopment projects of Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad railway stations

    Railway Minister Ashwini Viashnaw said that tenders for the redevelopment projects should be out in 10 days

  • New-look train with vistadome coach starts journey to Darjeeling hills Sep 26, 2022 08:03 PM IST

    New-look train with vistadome coach starts journey to Darjeeling hills

    The introduction of the new train of the heritage Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) before Durga puja and Diwali is expected to boost tourism in the hills

  • Tenders invited to build underground tunnel for Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail corridor Sep 24, 2022 12:25 PM IST

    Tenders invited to build underground tunnel for Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail corridor

    A 21-km-long tunnel is to be built in Maharashtra for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor, of which seven km will be under the sea.

  • Railways new device checks real-time seat availability, allots 7000 unconfirmed passengers berths daily Sep 18, 2022 05:17 PM IST

    Railways new device checks real-time seat availability, allots 7000 unconfirmed passengers berths daily

    In the last four months, an average of roughly 7,000 unconfirmed ticket holders were able to obtain confirmed seats on trains thanks to the Railways' new hand-held terminals (HHTs).

  • Food processing ministry refuses to pay excess Kisan Rail subsidy, Railways 'writes off' Rs 71 crore Sep 12, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    Food processing ministry refuses to pay excess Kisan Rail subsidy, Railways 'writes off' Rs 71 crore

    According to official data, the Railways spent Rs 121.86 crore as subsidy under the scheme which is more than double the amount of Rs 50 crore sanctioned in 2021-22 by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) for the pro-farmer initiative.

  • Railways expects Rs 30,000 crore incremental revenue with development of 300 cargo terminals: Officials Sep 08, 2022 06:23 PM IST

    Railways expects Rs 30,000 crore incremental revenue with development of 300 cargo terminals: Officials

    The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved a policy on long-term leasing of Railways’ land as well as a proposal to develop 300 Gati Shakti cargo terminals over the next five years.

  • Indian Railways to provide training, IT solutions to Bangladesh Railway Sep 06, 2022 07:11 PM IST

    Indian Railways to provide training, IT solutions to Bangladesh Railway

    The two MoUs were signed during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ongoing visit to New Delhi.

  • Railways earn Rs 844 crore in 3 months from e-auction of assets Sep 05, 2022 06:20 PM IST

    Railways earn Rs 844 crore in 3 months from e-auction of assets

    In a boost for small entrepreneurs and start-ups, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw had launched e-auction for commercial earnings in June, a project enabling a quick finalisation of contracts and a quick re-award in case of failure of any contract.

  • Railways' plan to bump up speed of Kalka-Shimla toy train on backburner Aug 29, 2022 04:10 PM IST

    Railways' plan to bump up speed of Kalka-Shimla toy train on backburner

    At the request of the Himachal Pradesh government, the railways has over the last two years conducted studies if the toy train can be run at an increased speed.

  • Watch: Vande Bharat train runs at 180 kmph during trial Aug 27, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    Watch: Vande Bharat train runs at 180 kmph during trial

    The latest Vande Bharat trial took place in the Kota (Rajasthan)-Nagda (Madhya Pradesh) section on August 26.

  • Passenger data will be encrypted before being shared with consultant: IRCTC officials Aug 23, 2022 05:31 PM IST

    Passenger data will be encrypted before being shared with consultant: IRCTC officials

    The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation's plan to monetise its digital data has raised privacy concerns

  • Railways subsiding train travel by 55%, spent Rs 62,000 cr last year: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Aug 23, 2022 04:59 PM IST

    Railways subsiding train travel by 55%, spent Rs 62,000 cr last year: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

    On Tuesday, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw stated that the Railways provides a discount of 55% to its customers and spent Rs 62,000 crore on the subsidy last year.

  • Parliamentary panel calls IRCTC for briefing on citizens’ data security, privacy Aug 23, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    Parliamentary panel calls IRCTC for briefing on citizens’ data security, privacy

    The call for the briefing comes days after the Indian railway's ticketing arm floated a tender to monetise the data it holds

  • Watch: India's longest, heaviest freight train Super Vasuki makes its debut Aug 16, 2022 07:02 PM IST

    Watch: India's longest, heaviest freight train Super Vasuki makes its debut

    The 3.5 km long Super Vasuki carried a load of about 27,000 tonne of coal in its maiden run. It was the highest quantity of fuel ever transported by the Indian Railways in a single train arrangement.

  • Over 75% of 37 bridges, 97.6% tunnelling work on Katra-Banihal railway link completed: Officials Aug 16, 2022 04:30 PM IST

    Over 75% of 37 bridges, 97.6% tunnelling work on Katra-Banihal railway link completed: Officials

    The Katra-Banihal stretch is part of the prestigious Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) Project which has missed several deadlines in the past amid huge cost escalations since 1997.

  • Railways provided 3.5 lakh jobs since 2014, process on for providing 1.4 lakh more Aug 05, 2022 03:50 PM IST

    Railways provided 3.5 lakh jobs since 2014, process on for providing 1.4 lakh more

    Indian Railways has been a major contributor in providing employment to people in the country and in this year alone 18,000 jobs have been provided.

  • Looking for acquisition opportunities in the rail space, says Gateway Distriparks CMD Prem Kishan Gupta Aug 04, 2022 06:18 PM IST

    Looking for acquisition opportunities in the rail space, says Gateway Distriparks CMD Prem Kishan Gupta

    He added that his company will look to spend around Rs 200-250 crore as capital expenditure in the next 12-18 months in its railway operations.

  • Tied up with Railways to transport packages in over 110 inter-city routes: Amazon Aug 03, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    Tied up with Railways to transport packages in over 110 inter-city routes: Amazon

    Since its operational engagement with the Railways in 2019, Amazon has increased its transportation lanes five fold, it said.

  • TERI, REMC to collaborate for developing Indian Railways' green projects Aug 01, 2022 02:28 PM IST

    TERI, REMC to collaborate for developing Indian Railways' green projects

    REMC is a joint venture of the Ministry of Railways and RITES Ltd.

  • Train divers' walkout brings more misery on UK railways Jul 30, 2022 04:15 PM IST

    Train divers' walkout brings more misery on UK railways

    About 5,000 drivers staged a 24-hour strike against seven train companies across England. It came on the second full day of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and the first day of the new English soccer season.

  • Bharat Forge arm forms JV with Talgo India to manufacture high-speed passenger trains Jul 27, 2022 06:26 PM IST

    Bharat Forge arm forms JV with Talgo India to manufacture high-speed passenger trains

    The JV will also explore future business opportunities in the Indian Railways sector and tap the upcoming domestic requirements in the field, Bharat Forge said.

  • Railway concessions may return for senior citizens but with riders Jul 27, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    Railway concessions may return for senior citizens but with riders

    Also on the cards is tweaking the age criteria by extending the concessional fare to those above 70 years, as against the earlier 58 for women and 60 for men, they said. The idea, the sources indicated, is to offset the cost of granting these concessions for the Railways while retaining the subsidy for the elderly.

  • Indian cabinet approves new railway line in Rajasthan, Gujarat Jul 13, 2022 03:52 PM IST

    Indian cabinet approves new railway line in Rajasthan, Gujarat

    While Abu Road is a tourism destination in Rajasthan, Ambaji and Taranga Hill, in Gujarat, are places of religious interest.

  • NHSRCL MD Satish Agnihotri, in-charge of bullet train project, sacked: Railways Jul 07, 2022 07:30 PM IST

    NHSRCL MD Satish Agnihotri, in-charge of bullet train project, sacked: Railways

    Rajendra Prasad, Director, Projects, National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has been handed over the charge for three months, the officials said.

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