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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
Railways to acquire derailment detectors in a bid to prevent accidents

Jul 20, 2014

Railways to acquire derailment detectors in a bid to prevent accidents

Alarmed by the spate of derailment incidents, Indian Railways is acquiring derailment detector devices to prevent mishaps which cause loss of lives and damage coaches. #Indian Railways #Sadanand Gowda #Railways #Accidents #derailments #derailment detectors
Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

Jul 09, 2014

Farewell populism, hello aspiration: Why is the rail budget all about bullet trains and wifi

The NDA government's first rail budget has been hailed as one that is finally putting the brakes on populism and shows some much needed fiscal pragmatism #HowThisWorks #Indian Railways #Railway Budget #MIddle Class #Railways #Budget #DV Sadananda Gowda #Rail budget #Rail Budget 2014 #Railway Budget 2014 #Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda
Bullet trains, office-on-wheels, paperless offices, wi-fi: IT to drive future of Railways

Jul 09, 2014

Bullet trains, office-on-wheels, paperless offices, wi-fi: IT to drive future of Railways

Bullet trains are set to become a reality in India with the first service between Mumbai and Ahmedabad as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government sought to run Indian Railways - one of the world's largest - like a "commercial enterprise but serve like a welfare organization" #Technology #Indian Railways #IT #DV Sadananda Gowda #Railway Budget 2014

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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... #New Delhi #India