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Railways to seek Rs 2,500 crore loan through IRFC for CCTV project

Railways to seek Rs 2,500 crore loan through IRFC for CCTV project

🕔14:44, 9.Jul 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, July 9  Unable to get further allocations from the Finance Ministry under the Nirbhaya Fund, Indian Railways is exploring the loan route to raise Rs 2,500 crore to install CCTVs at all stations and coaches

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Railways to build another bridge over Yamuna to ease congestion

Railways to build another bridge over Yamuna to ease congestion

🕔14:18, 20.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 20  Aiming to speed up train movement over the Yamuna and also decongest the Ghaziabad-New Delhi rail corridor — one of the busiest in the country — Indian Railways has proposed an additional rail bridge over the

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Mail/Express trains to get saloons for exclusive journey

Mail/Express trains to get saloons for exclusive journey

🕔14:42, 8.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 8  Aiming to increase earnings, Indian Railways will add a saloon to mail/express trains, if booked by passengers for exclusive travel for reaching destination in comfort by paying a little more. Known as an Inspection Car, a

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Deccan Queen completes 88 years of service today

Deccan Queen completes 88 years of service today

🕔13:26, 1.Jun 2018

The introduction of ‘’Deccan Queen’’ between the two premier cities of Maharashtra on 1st June 1930 was a major landmark in the history of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, the forerunner of the Indian Railways. This was the first deluxe

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Ministry of Railways Launches New User Interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing System

Ministry of Railways Launches New User Interface of its Next Generation e-Ticketing System

🕔14:27, 30.May 2018

By Pradeep Kashyap In line with Union Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal’s vision to ensure better user experience by recommending best Information Technology industry practices, Railway’s Online Travel Portal – www.irctc.co.in has now launched beta version of its new User Interface. The

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With world’s largest online recruitment drive, Railways set to ‘save 10 lakh trees’

With world’s largest online recruitment drive, Railways set to ‘save 10 lakh trees’

🕔12:05, 24.Apr 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, April 24  That some 2.37 crore people have applied as the Indian Railways kicked off the process of filling up over 88,000 posts is clearly indicative of the “jobless growth” the country is experiencing. But

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Railways to hand over century-old heritage bridge to UP government

Railways to hand over century-old heritage bridge to UP government

🕔13:24, 23.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 23  In a bid to save its heritage structures, the Railways has decided against dismantling the 113-year old Lord Curzon Bridge in Allahabad and will hand it over the Uttar Pradesh government for its preservation. A senior

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ONE LAKH TWENTY FIVE THOUSANDS BIO-TOILETS INSTALLED IN TRAINS COACHES

ONE LAKH TWENTY FIVE THOUSANDS BIO-TOILETS INSTALLED IN TRAINS COACHES

🕔10:11, 13.Apr 2018

Beginning with the introduction of 57 bio-toilets in one train i.e. Gwalior-Varanasi Bundelkhand Express in January 2011, Indian Railways has provided about 1,25,000 bio-toilets in its coaches till March 2018. This covers about 60% of coaching fleet of Indian Railways.

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5 firms in fray to bag Rs 5,000 cr project to make 200 high-power locos for Railways

5 firms in fray to bag Rs 5,000 cr project to make 200 high-power locos for Railways

🕔13:30, 19.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 19  Five leading global loco makers have joined the bidding in Indian Railways Rs 5,000 crore tender for the manufacture of 200 high horse power electric locomotives to be pressed into service for heavy haulage in the

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Railways opt for reverse auction bidding to save Rs 10,000 crore a year

Railways opt for reverse auction bidding to save Rs 10,000 crore a year

🕔11:05, 8.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 8  Aiming to save Rs 10,000 crore a year by increasing competition and reducing expenditure on procurement, Indian Railways will implement an electronic reverse auction process for high-value items from April 1, a first-of-its-kind initiative for the

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Ministry of Railways initiates several steps towards Women Empowerment & their Safety

Ministry of Railways initiates several steps towards Women Empowerment & their Safety

🕔20:30, 7.Mar 2018

Indian Railways is handling its social responsibilities towards women personnel and travelers. Women employees in Indian Railways have shown the remarkable progress. Today, the women employees have registered their presence whether it is the loco pilot or guard or the

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SRIJAN, an idea competition for 635 Station Development on Indian Railways, has been launched at MyGov portal

SRIJAN, an idea competition for 635 Station Development on Indian Railways, has been launched at MyGov portal

🕔19:45, 26.Feb 2018

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) is taking up redevelopment of around 600 major Railway stations across the country. In this mega exercise, assistance and involvement of all stakeholders i.e. railway passengers, urban planners, architects, engineers is important. Towards this

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Railways opts for latest tech worth Rs 2,726 crore to enhance track safety

Railways opts for latest tech worth Rs 2,726 crore to enhance track safety

🕔09:57, 26.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 26  Stepping up its efforts to prevent train derailments, Indian Railways is opting for the latest technology to reduce its dependence on manual inspections and to improve the track maintenance system of its rail network. Automatic track

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Railways relax age limit for 90,000 jobs

Railways relax age limit for 90,000 jobs

🕔09:15, 20.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 20  Ministry of Railways on Monday relaxed the upper age limit by two years for all categories in one of the world’s largest recruitment drive for about 90,000 jobs. “For the ongoing recruitment of Group C Level

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Lone consortium bids for Rs 2,700 crore Train-20 project

Lone consortium bids for Rs 2,700 crore Train-20 project

🕔13:24, 14.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 14  The global bidding for the ambitious, Rs 2,700-crore project to manufacture 291 aluminium-bodied coaches has drawn only one consortium. Though the pre-bid conference had attracted about seven global players and the last date for bid submission

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Ministry of Railways to Take Reformative Measures to Promote  Heritage Preservation

Ministry of Railways to Take Reformative Measures to Promote Heritage Preservation

🕔10:33, 8.Feb 2018

  The Ministry of Railways have identified several reformative measures to promote heritage preservation. To give focused attention to preserve Indian Railways’ century old rich heritage, the Railway Board recently organized a day-long event of heritage officers of Zonal Railways

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Railways to use Rs 73,000 crore on safety: Goyal

Railways to use Rs 73,000 crore on safety: Goyal

🕔19:42, 1.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 1  The railways will spend over Rs 73,000 crore on safety out of the Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure earmakred for it in 2018-19 union budget, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday. Apart from the

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Government committed to provide world class train services: President

Government committed to provide world class train services: President

🕔13:42, 29.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 29  President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that the government was committed to provide “world class” train services in the country and it is working to increase the modernisation process of Indian Railways. “There is a

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All 11,000 trains, 8,500 stations to have CCTV surveillance

All 11,000 trains, 8,500 stations to have CCTV surveillance

🕔14:50, 22.Jan 2018

By Pradeep Kashyap New Delhi, Jan 22  In its endeavour to provide a safe and secure travel experience to passengers, India Railways is pitching for the procurement of about 12 lakh CCTV cameras to ensure state-of-the-art surveillance systems in all

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Railways launches online vendor registration system

Railways launches online vendor registration system

🕔13:19, 9.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 9  In a bid to bring transparency, the Railways on Tuesday said that it has launched an online vendor registration system that will allow small and medium enterprises to become railway vendors. “In line with the philosophy

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