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No chain to pull: Railways will require commuters to stop train via mobile instead

Jun 09, 2015

No chain to pull: Railways will require commuters to stop train via mobile instead

The decision comes after the ministry declared that the railways suffer up to Rs 3000 crore in losses because trains ran late with the indiscriminate chain-pulling. #NewsTracker #Rajendra Singh #Shareworthy #Indian Railway Ministry #Chain #Emergency breaks
'Clean My Coach' app will help you get your train coach cleaned in 15 mins

Jun 08, 2015

'Clean My Coach' app will help you get your train coach cleaned in 15 mins

The Railway ministry, in an attempt to keep up with Prime Minister's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' are launching a mobile application 'Clean My Coach', which will allow the passengers to message the cleaning staff to clean a particular coach while travelling. #NewsTracker #Indian Railways #SMS #Railway Ministry #Mobile app #Swachh Bharat Abhiyan #Clean My Coach
Railway Minister Prabhu acknowledges corruption exists in railways

Mar 20, 2015

Railway Minister Prabhu acknowledges corruption exists in railways

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday acknowledged existence of corruption at various levels in his ministry and said the government is determined to weed it out through stringent action and putting in place a transparent system. #Corruption #NewsTracker #CBI #Indian Railways #Railways Ministry #CVC #Vinod Rai #Suresh Prabhu
Next step for Swachh Bharat: Passengers can now send SMS to get train coach or toilet cleaned

Mar 03, 2015

Next step for Swachh Bharat: Passengers can now send SMS to get train coach or toilet cleaned

Railway ministry has launched an SMS service for passengers on a long-distance train in India for getting the coach or toilet cleaned. #India #NewsTracker #Railway Minister #mobile phones #SMS #Railway Ministry #cellphones #Toilet #Suresh Prabhu #train coach
Rail stocks mixed ahead of Rail Budget, Prabhu to focus on attracting investment

Feb 26, 2015

Rail stocks mixed ahead of Rail Budget, Prabhu to focus on attracting investment

The budget will signal the direction of long-term reforms needed to revamp the world's fourth-largest rail network, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. #Narendra Modi #Indian Railways #Railway Ministry #Modernisation #Suresh Prabhu #budget 2015 #Budget2015 #RailBudget2015
This one table shows why Indian Railways is in dire need for private capital

Feb 26, 2015

This one table shows why Indian Railways is in dire need for private capital

Ways to bring in more local and foreign capital, monetize assets, cut costs, promote more indigenous manufacturing, improve access to low-cost funding, boost governance by overhauling IT infrastructure as well as forming an independent authority to decide on rail tariffs would be key on observers minds. #FDI #Railway Ministry #Surplus #Suresh Prabhu #budget 2015 #Budget2015 #Rail Budget 2015 #RailBudget2015 #Data Budget 2015
Rail Budget 2015 to focus on inter-city AC rakes for daily commuters

Feb 08, 2015

Rail Budget 2015 to focus on inter-city AC rakes for daily commuters

Introduction of AC rakes in the inter-city services to make the journey more comfortable will also be proposed in the Rail Budget 2015-16. #Railways Ministry #Railway Budget #Railways #Railways Minister #Suresh Prabhu #Make In India #Budget2015 #Rail Budget 2015 #Common Man Budget 2015
Railways continues growth trajectory, April-Jan earnings up over 12%

Feb 05, 2015

Railways continues growth trajectory, April-Jan earnings up over 12%

Continuing the growth trajectory, railways have earned Rs 1,28,928.28 crore during April 2014-January 2015 as compared to Rs 1,14,428.52 cr during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.67 percent. #EarningsShow #Railways #Railway Ministry #passengers
India to have New York's Grand Central-like railway stations by 2017

Dec 21, 2014

India to have New York's Grand Central-like railway stations by 2017

India by 2017 will have five or six top-class railway stations on the pattern of monumental Grand Central Terminal, New York. #India #ThisisNext #Paris #New York #Railways #Railway Ministry #trains #railway stations #Grand Central #Gare d'Austerlitz
CCTV cameras to be installed in ladies' compartments in trains Gowda tells RS

Jul 11, 2014

CCTV cameras to be installed in ladies' compartments in trains Gowda tells RS

The Railway Ministry has decided to install CCTVs in ladies' compartments in phases in order to provide enhanced security to women passengers, the Rajya Sabha was told today. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #CCTV #parliament #Sadananda Gowda #Railway Ministry #Railway #ladies' compartment