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Nov 22, 2017
Not just power lines, railways needs to privatise more to generate funds, meet investment needsWhy does the railways not look at getting private operators to run trains as well? Why shy away from privatising the transporter in totality?
Nov 21, 2017
Govt plans coal transportation in covered trucks, rail wagons to control air pollutionFerrying of coal in uncovered vehicles and rail wagons is said to be one of the key reasons behind high pollution levels along the transportation route from coal mine or importing sea port to user plants like power generation houses
Nov 01, 2017
Army called in to build foot-over bridges: Why the move exposes Indian Railways' inefficienciesThere was a time when the railways used to help the Indian Army with its vast knowledge of civil works and transportation during the war time for decades. A role reversal reveals sorry state of affairs at Railways
Oct 31, 2017
Fadnavis, Goyal, Sitharaman visit Elphinstone Road stampede site; say army will build foot-over bridge by 31 JanuaryMaharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis announced on Tuesday that a new bridge would be constructed at Elphinstone Road, Currey Road and Ambiwali stations within three months
Oct 29, 2017
Railways to invest $150 billion over next five years and help create one million additional jobs, says Piyush GoyalThe railways is looking to invest over $150 billion over the next five years which would help create one million additional jobs, railway minister Piyush Goyal has said
Oct 27, 2017
Piyush Goyal proposes to create suburban rail network in Bengaluru, says BJP's Ananth Kumar suggested idea in 1996The railways is working on a proposal to create a suburban railway network for Bengaluru, much like the one in Mumbai, to decongest the city and link it to the airport, Railway minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday
Oct 26, 2017
Piyush Goyal trims fat from railway board, looks to boost efficiency and passenger safetyUnion railway minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday introduced a slew of measures in the Railways, including decentralization of power to carry out safety related work.
Oct 25, 2017
After Elphinstone stampede, Western Railway audit report suggests new FOBs, more CCTVs at Mumbai local stationsFive teams of the Western Railway (WR), which conducted an audit of facilities at suburban stations in and around Mumbai, have suggested construction of a number of foot over-bridges (FOBs), including one at the Elphinstone Road where a stampede claimed 23 lives two months ago.
Oct 24, 2017
Tejashwi Yadav skips scheduled appearance before ED in money laundering caseTejashwi Yadav, son of RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, on Tuesday skipped his scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its money laundering probe in the railway hotels allotment corruption case, officials said.
Oct 23, 2017
Indian Railways committed to ensure commuter safety; rail official says widening FoBs, other issues on priority listThe Railways on Monday said it has identified the projects that are to be executed on a fast track mode to prevent recurrence of Elphinstone Road railway station incident and ensure safety of commuters