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Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar, Rajdhani pilot engine derailed

Jul 23, 2014

Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar, Rajdhani pilot engine derailed

Maoists blew up a section of the Delhi-Howrah railway track between Buraru and Ismailpur near Aurangabad in Bihar, according to news reports. #BreakingNow #India #Maoists #bIhar #Railway Minister #Blast #Sadananda Gowda #attack #Rajdhani #Aurangabad #Railway #Sabotage #rail track #Delhi-Howrah #Buraru #Ismailpur
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
China's President Xi proposes rail network across South America

Jul 17, 2014

China's President Xi proposes rail network across South America

China's President Xi Jinping has offered to build a railway network across South America, considered the backyard of the US. #World #China #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Beijing #South America #Xi Jinping #Railway #Chinese president #rail network
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
Chhapra Rajdhani derailment caused by suspected sabotage: Rail minister

Jul 11, 2014

Chhapra Rajdhani derailment caused by suspected sabotage: Rail minister

Railways on Friday said that "suspected sabotage" was the prima facie cause of the Dibrugarh Rajdhani train derailment. #India #NewsTracker #bIhar #Railway Minister #Sadananda Gowda #Railways #Chhapra #Derailment #train #Rajdhani #Mishap #New Delhi-Dibrugarh #Sonepur
25 rail projects announced in previous Budgets still await govt nod

Jul 11, 2014

25 rail projects announced in previous Budgets still await govt nod

Twenty five railway projects announced in previous Budgets were still pending government's approval due to huge throw-forward of the ongoing projects and limited availability of funds, Parliament was informed on Friday. #Politics #India #Narendra Modi #Rajya Sabha #Lok Sabha #parliament #Sadanand Gowda #Railway Ministry
Alert sounded in Mumbai after Pune blast

Jul 10, 2014

Alert sounded in Mumbai after Pune blast

An alert has been sounded and security tightened at railway stations, bus terminuses, entry points, vital installations, religious places and communally-sensitive areas of Mumbai after the explosion in Pune this afternoon, Deputy Police Commissioner Mahesh Patil said. #NewsTracker #Pune #Airports #Railway #alert in Mumbai
Is Modi courting a dream or nightmare with bullet trains?

Jul 09, 2014

Is Modi courting a dream or nightmare with bullet trains?

The only logic for a bullet train should be commercial viability. The Railway Budget indulged Narendra Modi's vision of bullet trains, but the economics is daunting. Maybe, this dream is not for us #Railway Budget 2014 #Budget 2014 #Railway Budget 2014-15 #Bullet Trains #Sanadanda Gowda