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Bihar Maoist operative arrested for blowing up railway track

Jul 31, 2014

Bihar Maoist operative arrested for blowing up railway track

The Bihar Police today arrested a Maoist area commander wanted in the blasting of railway tracks in the district from the Goh police station area of Aurangabad district. #India #NewsTracker #Indian Railways #bIhar #Bihar Police #Aurangabad
Railways need Rs 5 lakh crore to complete sanctioned projects Gowda

Jul 31, 2014

Railways need Rs 5 lakh crore to complete sanctioned projects Gowda

Railways need nearly Rs 5 lakh crore to complete all sanctioned projects for which it is mobilising additional resources including private investment, FDI and private-public partnership. #Lok Sabha #FDI #Indian Railways #DV Sadanand Gowda
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
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