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Apr 13, 2018
Railway Ministry to take rejected big ticket projects back to PM Modi for reconsiderationThe Ministry of Railways has decided to electrify balance 38,000 Broad Gauge (BG) Route Kilometer (RKM) for achieving 100 percent electrification by 2020.
Feb 22, 2018
Railways' plan to turn Mumbai's CSMT into museum runs into controversy as architects and employees objectThe Railway Ministry's plan to convert the 130-year-old Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) building in south Mumbai, into a museum, has run into a controversy with architects and rail employees raising objections over the move.
Feb 18, 2018
Railway Ministry to soon provide charging stations for e-vehicles at train stationsAccording to the Railway Ministry official, the charging points at the two stations will be set up by BSES - Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL).
Feb 10, 2018
Indian Railways launches crackdown against absentee employees, over 13,000 people likely to lose jobsThe Indian Railways has decided to terminate the services of over 13,000 employees in bid to improve the organisation performance of the organisation.
Jan 27, 2018
'Divyang' replaces 'viklang': Railways implements Modi's 2015 suggestion, changes nomenclature on concession certificatesTwo years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as 'divyang' (divine bodies), the Indian Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concession certificates issued to such people.
Jan 07, 2018
Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi facilities at Rs 700 crore as part of Digital India initiativeAll railway stations — nearly 8,500 across the country, including those in rural and remote areas — will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an estimated cost of Rs 700 crore
Jan 03, 2018
Railway Ministry and ISRO partner to install GPS devices in trains by December 2018According to railways, the trials for the GPS have been done on the New Delhi-Guwahati and New Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani trains on six electric locomotives.
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.
Dec 03, 2017
Indian Railways partners with Google to provide passengers a virtual tour of its rich heritageGoogle Cultural Institute has deployed 6 video screens at CSTM, Mumbai showcasing the national transporter's history and heritage with crowdsourced content.
Nov 24, 2017
Vasco da Gama-Patna Express derailment: Three dead, seven injured due to fracture in railway tracksAt least three passengers were killed and over seven others injured after 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derailed on Friday near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh