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Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

Jul 26, 2014

Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

The Centre is keen to speed up infrastructure development and investment to boost economic growth which remained at sub 5 percent level during the previous two fiscals. #Economy #ThisisNext #Environment #Narendra Modi #Planning Commission #Indian Railways #Infrastructure #forest #Rural development #Sindhushree Khullar
Railways to focus on Train Collision Avoidance system

Jul 26, 2014

Railways to focus on Train Collision Avoidance system

There is an urgent need for introduction of effective preventive measures to mitigate the risk of jumping signal and over speeding by loco pilots of trains leading to accidents. #ThisisNext #Indian Railways #Kul Bhushan #Train Collision Avoidance System #Research Design and Standards Organisation
Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Jul 25, 2014

Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

The routes are Delhi-Agra, Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Kanpur, Nagpur-Bilaspur, Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai, Mumbai-Goa, Mumbai-Ahmedabad, Chennai-Hyderabad and Nagpur-Secunderabad, Minister of State for Railway Manoj Gupta said in a written reply. #ThisisNext #Rajya Sabha #Indian Railways #Linke Hofmann Busch coaches
Centre plans stake sale in rail infrastructure firms

Jul 22, 2014

Centre plans stake sale in rail infrastructure firms

The government has already pitched for reforms in Railways by proposing Foreign Direct Investment and Public Private Partnership (PPP) to meet the resource crunch. #ThisisNext #Disinvestment #Indian Railways #IRCTC #IRFC #RITES #IRCON #RailTel Corporation
Will eliminate open discharge toilets by 2022, Railways tells NHRC

Jul 21, 2014

Will eliminate open discharge toilets by 2022, Railways tells NHRC

Indian Railways plans to eliminate direct discharge type toilet systems from its entire fleet of passenger coaches by March 31, 2022, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has been informed. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Railways #NHRC #DRDO #BK Jha

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Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

Feb 26, 2013

Reality check: Train mows down two kids as Bansal reads Railway budget

This irony should not be missed. It has grave import for the public since the Indian Railways talk about safety but do not give a damn. #ThatsJustWrong #Indian Railways #RailBudget2013 #rail safety
How Google Maps and Android phones can help Indian Railways

May 30, 2012

How Google Maps and Android phones can help Indian Railways

This automatically updated train running information will not only be a boon for passengers but also for the Indian Railways as they would be able to track the position of all trains with a good deal of precision. #social media #HowThisWorks #Google Inc. #Android #Indian Railways #Gmail #GPS

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How Google Maps and Android phones can help Indian Railways

Jul 22, 2014

Indian students cram into overcrowded train after sitting railway recruitment exam

Students who had just finished the Railway Recruitment Board exam at Allahabad Railway Station on Sunday tried to push their way on to the carriages and even climbed through windows to get on to the overcrowded train...
How Google Maps and Android phones can help Indian Railways

Jul 07, 2014

Indian railway fare rises spark protests

Hundreds gather in New Delhi after government announced 14% increase in effort to get ailing service back on track Continue reading..... #New Delhi #India
How Google Maps and Android phones can help Indian Railways

Jul 04, 2014

Strike, curfew shut Kashmir as India leader visits

(AP) -- India's newly elected leader made his first official trip on Friday to Indian-controlled Kashmir, where separatist groups called a strike that shut shops, businesses and schools. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a railway line and pla... #India #Pakistan #Bharatiya Janata Party #Narendra Modi #Kashmir, India #Gujarat
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