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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.
Nov 21, 2016
How a robust water transportation can help India drastically cut its freight costsThe government has decided to take up 30 of these waterways for development in the next three years
Nov 01, 2016
India to get six new mega ports under Ministry of Shipping's Sagarmala projectAt least six new mega ports have been cleared to be built under the ambitious Sagarmala Project, taken up by the Ministry of Shipping.
Oct 21, 2016
Sagarmala, India's port modernisation project, can save up to Rs 40,000 cr in logistics, says govt studyThe Ministry of Shipping's ambitious Sagarmala project that aims to modernise India's ports is estimated to save up to Rs 40,000 crore per year spent on logistics by key industries, says a study done by the ministry.
Feb 25, 2016
Rail Budget 2016 highlights: Watch Minister of State Manoj Sinha in conversation with Jai MrugArray
Aug 10, 2015
Freight push: Now, Indian Railways plans time table for goods trainsDFC stations will be equipped with modern systems and loco drivers will have Mobile Radio Train Communication System for constant communication with control room
Feb 27, 2015
Rail budget 2015: Prabhu's big spending push ends the investment droughtRailway Minister Suresh Prabhu ended a prolonged period of underinvestment in the Indian Railways by proposing a massive 52 percent hike in plan spends, and promises of more in the remaining years of Modi's five-year term
Feb 26, 2015
Hike of freight rates won't affect price of essential commodities, says Suresh PrabhuDefending the hike in freight rates that would rake in Rs 4,000 crore more, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said it would have minimal impact on the transportation of commodities and would not affect the prices of essential items like foodgrains, fertilisers and urea.
Nov 18, 2014
Railways earn more on freight traffic, earnings up by over 11%Railways carried 621.66 million tonnes of commodity-wise freight traffic during April-October 2014 as compared to 593.27 million tonnes carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.79 percent, according to the data available with the railway ministry.
Aug 07, 2014
Cabinet raises FDI limit in railways, defence sectorCabinet approval for the plans was widely expected after Modi's two-month old government said it would ease FDI limits in its budget last month.