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Non-AC sleeper coaches to be replaced by AC coaches for trains running at 130/160 kmph, says Rlys
India

Non-AC sleeper coaches to be replaced by AC coaches for trains running at 130/160 kmph, says Rlys

Officials said that the new AC coaches will be economical as their tickets will be priced between AC 3 and Sleeper coaches. Each coach will have 83 berths.

Narendra Modi’s Japan visit: Will Shinzo Abe take the next step for bilateral ties?
India

Narendra Modi’s Japan visit: Will Shinzo Abe take the next step for bilateral ties?

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan on 11 and 12 November, the issue of the civil nuclear deal is a major one.

Railways to roll out two major initiatives; regulatory authority to be announced soon
Business

Railways to roll out two major initiatives; regulatory authority to be announced soon

These two initiatives are part of major reforms being undertaken by the railways that will transform the national transporter in a big way

Indian Railways floats tenders for maglev trains, eyes 500 kmph speed
Business

Indian Railways floats tenders for maglev trains, eyes 500 kmph speed

Maglev train floats above the track by about 1 inch to 6 inches on a cushion of magnetic power

'Atulya Bharat ke liye atulya rail': Key highlights of Suresh Prabhu's Railway Budget 2015
Budget

'Atulya Bharat ke liye atulya rail': Key highlights of Suresh Prabhu's Railway Budget 2015

Among the slew of measures that Suresh Prabhu announced were nine more high-speed trains, faster speed of existing trains, Wi-Fi in 400 stations and user-friendly ladders to mount upper berths. Here are the key highlights of the Railway Budget 2015.

Upside of bullet trains: The costs may be high, but benefits are understated
Economy

Upside of bullet trains: The costs may be high, but benefits are understated

The costs involved in setting up a bullet train network may be huge, but their benefits are probably understated. They are a better alternative to air travel on distances upto 1,200km

Six reasons why Indian trains are appallingly slow
Budget 2014

Six reasons why Indian trains are appallingly slow

When it comes to speed and efficiency Indian Railways lags far behind in comparison to other developed nations, barring a few semi-high speed trains.

Rail budget 2014: Here are the 9 high speed routes promised by Gowda
Budget 2014

Rail budget 2014: Here are the 9 high speed routes promised by Gowda

Railway minister Sadananda Gowda promised among other things, the introduction of nine high speed routes in the country.

Centre may allow 100% FDI in high speed train systems
Money

Centre may allow 100% FDI in high speed train systems

DIPP has reasoned that there was an urgent need to modernise, strengthen and expand the Indian railway network which would require very large capital investment.