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Mar 19, 2018
5 firms in fray to bag Rs 5,000 cr project to make 200 high-power locos for RailwaysShowing interest in the project, five international players -- Siemens, Bombardier, Alstom, BHEL-EMD and Toshiba-CRRC -- have submitted applications on 15 March, the last date for submission of pre-qualification bids
Mar 16, 2018
Larsen & Toubro arm bags Rs 2,864 cr order for Eastern Dedicated Freight CorridorEngineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Friday said its construction has bagged an order of Rs 2,864 crore from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd
Feb 16, 2018
GST Network crash: Will e-way bills system bring back border check posts and Inspector Raj in new form?GST Council finalised e-way bills rules in August, but a planned rollout in October was deferred after GSTN portal had crashed last year.
Feb 05, 2018
US train mishap: Amtrak blames freight rail operator after crash kills two, injures over 100 in South CarolinaAmtrak blamed a freight rail operator for causing a crash that killed two people and injured more than 100 others when one of its passenger trains was diverted onto a side track
Jan 03, 2018
Railways wants to triple freight traffic to 3 bn tonne by 2030, have 50% share in goods movement, says Piyush GoyalThe plan is to increase the railways' share in the overall goods movement to 50 percent from the current share of around 35 percent.
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