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Dec 11, 2017
Budget 2018: Railways earnings may rise but miss targets for FY18; why not raise passenger fares?If railways continues to see revenue shortfall, despite the removal of dividend payment, it is a matter of concern.
Nov 27, 2017
LIC's Rs 1.5 lakh cr for railways okayed: Good news but more reforms is solution for current railways messA significant step-up in investments is the need of the hour for the railways. And LIC's funding may help it do just that
Oct 30, 2017
In a first, India ships wheat consignment to Afghanistan in landmark move via Chabahar port routeIndia on Sunday sent its first consignment of wheat for Afghanistan to be shipped through the Chabahar port in Iran, seen as a "landmark" move to operationalise the strategic transit route.
Sep 01, 2017
Nitin Gadkari may get Railways too: Why cabinet reshuffle should create an omnibus transport ministryIf the intention is to merely allot Gadkari a ministry which houses the world’s largest employer and transporter without Prime Minister Narendra Modi creating an omnibus ministry for transport, it would be a pity.
Jul 13, 2017
Centre sanctions plans to triple existing 16,500 kilometres of railway tracks, says Suresh PrabhuTo fast-track creation of a robust infrastructure, the government has sanctioned plans for doubling and tripling of 16,500 kilometres of railway tracks in few years as against only 22,000 kilometres in the last 70 years
Jul 02, 2017
Railways to develop routes dedicated to freight trains in south India, Suresh Prabhu saysRegarding the Southern Freight Corridor, Suresh Prabhu said that, "We will have to develop a huge backbone of infrastructure for the logistics if Make in India has to succeed."
Jun 16, 2017
India, Afghanistan to operate dedicated air cargo link, flights will use Pakistani airspaceIndia and Afghanistan will operationalise in the next couple of days a dedicated air cargo link that will help increase bilateral trade hampered by their troubled ties with Pakistan
Jun 11, 2017
Alstom to manufacture 800 super high-power locomotives for transport sector in IndiaAwarded a contract to manufacture 800 electric locomotives for Indian Railways, Alstom, a world leader in rail transport business, has decided to produce them in India at a factory in Madhepura in Bihar.
Apr 29, 2017
First 'Silk Road' train from London reaches China after completing 12,000-km journeyLaden with whisky and baby milk, the first freight train linking China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after a 12,000-kilometre (7,500-mile) trip, becoming the world's second-longest rail route.
Apr 28, 2017
Railways' deteriorating health: Govt misses earnings target for 3rd straight year, operating ratio worst in 15 yrsGross traffic earnings, which make up the bulk of revenues, would fall short of the target by over $3 billion in the fiscal year ending last month