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Railway Minister offers to quit, Ashwani Lohani is new Railway Board Chairman

Railway Minister offers to quit, Ashwani Lohani is new Railway Board Chairman

🕔21:08, 23.Aug 2017

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With heads rolling in the Railways after two train accidents in five days, the government on Wednesday replaced its Board Chairman A.K. Mittal with Air India chief Ashwani Lohani even as Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu offered

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Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanniyakumari 

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanniyakumari 

🕔08:09, 3.Aug 2017

New Delhi, August 03 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kanniyakumari in Tamil Nadu. The total length of the line

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Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin 

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin 

🕔08:07, 3.Aug 2017

New Delhi, August 03 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. The total length of the line will

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Government works to develop 500 stations under PPP mode

Government works to develop 500 stations under PPP mode

🕔19:00, 30.Jun 2017

Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said the government is working on a plan to develop 500 railway stations with local tourism potential under public-private partnership (PPP) mode. Addressing the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Indian Merchants Chamber

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Prabhu launches new rail coach with glass roof, GPS

Prabhu launches new rail coach with glass roof, GPS

🕔10:07, 17.Apr 2017

Bhubaneswar, April 17  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday inaugurated the new Vistadome coach which has glass roof, LED lights, GPS-based info system and rotating seats among other features. While flagging off the train with Vistadome coaches between Visakhapatnam and

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India in talks with top global companies for high-speed trains

India in talks with top global companies for high-speed trains

🕔16:53, 5.Mar 2017

Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Saturday said that talks between India and top companies in the world to introduce trains that can speed over 350 km per hour have reached an advanced stage. Speaking to

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Railways commence RO-RO pilot project in NCR

Railways commence RO-RO pilot project in NCR

🕔11:03, 3.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 3  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday flagged off the pilot run of roll-on-roll-off (RORO) service in the national capital region, which is envisaged to decongest Delhi’s roads from trucks carrying freight.The RORO services enable loading of

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Railways eyes Rs 16,500 cr through non-fare revenue

Railways eyes Rs 16,500 cr through non-fare revenue

🕔09:00, 11.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 11  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday announced several policy initiatives to increase the non-fare revenue of the Indian railways by around Rs 16,500 crore in the next ten years. The new policy initiatives included out-of-home advertisements,

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Prabhu announces Rs 5,000 cr JV with Assam

Prabhu announces Rs 5,000 cr JV with Assam

🕔10:18, 11.Nov 2016

Guwahati, Nov 11  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday announced a Rs 5,000 crore joint venture with the Assam government. The joint venture also includes a plan to construct elevated tracks between New Guwahati station and Kamakhya to eliminate 12

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India embarking on 4th industrial revolution: Suresh Prabhu

India embarking on 4th industrial revolution: Suresh Prabhu

🕔15:04, 6.Oct 2016

New Delhi, Oct 6 India is being propelled towards a fourth industrial revolution arising out of assimilation of digitisation and technology, which will benefit all sections of society, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Thursday.“Assimilation of technology, digitisation, data is

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WiFi at 100 stations by December 2016: Prabhu

WiFi at 100 stations by December 2016: Prabhu

🕔09:46, 24.Sep 2016

New Delhi, Sep 24  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that high speed WiFi broadband services will be made available at 100 stations by December end. “RailTel in partnership with Google is implementing the high speed WiFi broadband services.

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$5 bn Railway of India Development Fund to come up: Prabhu

$5 bn Railway of India Development Fund to come up: Prabhu

🕔11:28, 5.Sep 2016

Mumbai, Sep 5  The Indian Railways is preparing to wrap up the proposal for creating a $5 billion Railway of India Development Fund to finance various rail-infra projects in the country, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced here on Saturday. The

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Prabhu inaugurates coach manufacturing unit in West Bengal

Prabhu inaugurates coach manufacturing unit in West Bengal

🕔12:26, 10.Jun 2016

Kolkata, June 9  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday inaugurated a coach manufacturing unit at Budge Budge in West Bengal.He stressed upon strengthening the total infrastructure of the Railways while speaking at the inauguration and laying of foundation stone of

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Railways to form three JVs with Karnataka for projects

Railways to form three JVs with Karnataka for projects

🕔12:00, 16.May 2016

Bengaluru, May 16  Indian Railways will set up three joint ventures with the Karnataka government to build infrastructure projects in the state, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Sunday.“We will form a JV with the state government and operationalise it

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Railway minister launches web-based project monitoring system

Railway minister launches web-based project monitoring system

🕔11:49, 4.May 2016

New Delhi, May 4  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday launched the Project Management and Information System (PMIS) which would enable the railways to monitor online the progress of ongoing projects across the country.“PMIS is a web-enabled IT application which

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Prabhu to discuss railway projects with France, Germany

Prabhu to discuss railway projects with France, Germany

🕔10:25, 12.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 12  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday embarked on a two-nation tour of France and Germany to further a semi-high speed train project, station redevelopment agreement and other projects.Scheduled to visit France on April 11-12, Prabhu will

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Railways launch online ‘clean my coach’ service

Railways launch online ‘clean my coach’ service

🕔15:37, 11.Mar 2016

New Delhi, March 11  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched an online “clean my coach” service that allows travellers to get their compartments cleaned by sending an SMS or by using an app or a designated website.“As per the

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All railway contracts to be online soon: Prabhu

All railway contracts to be online soon: Prabhu

🕔09:30, 25.Nov 2015

New Delhi, Nov 25  The process by which all Indian railway contracts will be tendered online is to be completed in the next two months as part of an overall transparency drive, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday.“All tenders

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Two new rail sections in northeast inaugurated

Two new rail sections in northeast inaugurated

🕔10:44, 11.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 11  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday inaugurated two new railway sections in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh that have been converted into broad gauge and flagged off a number of new train services. At a function held

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MP train accidents: Railway minister orders inquiry

MP train accidents: Railway minister orders inquiry

🕔11:21, 5.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 5  Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday has ordered inquiry into the twin train accident in Madhya Pradesh and announced compensation to the victims. At least 19 people were killed in Madhya Pradesh’s Harda district when the

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