Back to homepage

Tag "railway ministry"

Unlock 4: Railways planning to run more trains

Unlock 4: Railways planning to run more trains

🕔16:38, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 1  Days after the Centre announced the guidelines for Unlock 4, the Indian Railways said that it is planning to run more special trains and the state governments are being consulted on this. A senior Railway Ministry

Read Full Article
Goyal launches SBI-IRCTC credit card for rail users

Goyal launches SBI-IRCTC credit card for rail users

🕔13:21, 28.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 28  Emphasising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar India mission, Railway and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the SBI-IRCTC credit card that offers a host of benefits to rail passengers. “We are strongly committed in making

Read Full Article
Covid-19: Railways gives 11,000 food packets across country

Covid-19: Railways gives 11,000 food packets across country

🕔18:53, 29.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 29  With thousands of migrants left stranded in cities across the country in the wake of the 21-day nationwide lockdown to stop spread of novel coronavirus, the Railways on Sunday said it served lunch to over 11,000

Read Full Article
Railways plan to execute 491 projects in northeast

Railways plan to execute 491 projects in northeast

🕔17:40, 11.Jul 2019

Agartala, July 11  The Railway Ministry will execute 491 projects in seven northeastern states at a cost of Rs 6.48 lakh crore, Lok Sabha member from Tripura Pratima Bhowmik said on Thursday quoting Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Bhowmik in a

Read Full Article
Government to sell up to 25% in RailTel

Government to sell up to 25% in RailTel

🕔08:36, 21.May 2019

New Delhi, May 21  The government is looking at listing Railtel, the telecom arm of the Indian Railways, on the bourses by September to off-load up to 25 per cent of its stake and has invited merchant bankers to join

Read Full Article
Train-18 under procedural evaluation, says Railways

Train-18 under procedural evaluation, says Railways

🕔11:25, 10.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 10 The railway ministry on Wednesday described as factually incorrect and speculative in nature a report that the indigenously built trainset, the Train-18, is stuck due to a bitter departmental fight within the Railways. A ministry spokesperson

Read Full Article
Train 18 to start journey between New Delhi-Varanasi soon

Train 18 to start journey between New Delhi-Varanasi soon

🕔11:04, 3.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 3  Train 18, developed indigenously by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), will make its first journey between New Delhi and Varanasi, Railway Ministry officials said on Wednesday. “The Train 18 will make its first journey between New

Read Full Article
Railways to export six DMU train sets to Sri Lanka

Railways to export six DMU train sets to Sri Lanka

🕔14:45, 11.Jul 2018

New Delhi, July 11  Indian Railways is all set to establish its footprint in Sri Lanka with the export of six DMU (diesel multiple units) train sets consisting of 78 modern coaches worth Rs 600 crore. The first DMU train

Read Full Article
Goyal holds meet on eliminating unmanned railway crossings

Goyal holds meet on eliminating unmanned railway crossings

🕔10:27, 27.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 27  After 13 students under 10 years were killed when a speeding train rammed into their school van at an unmanned rail crossing in Uttar Pradesh, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal held a high level meeting to discuss

Read Full Article
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

Read Full Article
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS SIGNS MOU WITH MINISTRY OF AYUSH

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS SIGNS MOU WITH MINISTRY OF AYUSH

🕔20:10, 6.Feb 2018

Ministry of Railways and Ministry of AYUSH have decided to scale up AYUSH health services in B.R. Singh Hospital in Eastern Railway, Perambur Railway Hospital Southern Railway, Central Hospital of Northern Railway, JR Hospital in Western Railway and the Central

Read Full Article
Railway ministry meets banks over Rs.8.5 lakh crore opportunity

Railway ministry meets banks over Rs.8.5 lakh crore opportunity

🕔10:06, 23.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 23  The railway ministry and its PSU Indian Railway Finance Corporation hosted a meeting of banks and financial institutions over an investment plan of Rs.8.5 lakh crore in the coming five years to strengthen and modernize railway

Read Full Article
First Suvidha train to start from Delhi on Monday

First Suvidha train to start from Delhi on Monday

🕔10:18, 9.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 9 The railway ministry on Wednesday said the first Suvidha train, to replace the existing Premium trains, will start from here on Monday. “The first such Suvidha train is being started from July 12 between Gorakhpur and

Read Full Article
Suvidha trains with dynamic fare to start in July

Suvidha trains with dynamic fare to start in July

🕔10:23, 13.Jun 2015

New Delhi, June 13  The railway ministry said that Suvidha trains with dynamic fares will be introduced in July address the rush during peak travel seasons. These trains will have dynamic fare system and authorities said there will not be

Read Full Article
Railways to Earn Rs. 1.64 lakh Crore in 2014-15

Railways to Earn Rs. 1.64 lakh Crore in 2014-15

🕔16:03, 8.Jul 2014

BY TN Ashok New Delhi, July 08: The Railways Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda, today said the railways anticipated healthier growth of economy and hoped to achieve total revenue receipts of Rs. 1,64,374 crore. Total expenditure was to be pegged

Read Full Article
Bullet trains and high speed rail in diamond quadrilateral

Bullet trains and high speed rail in diamond quadrilateral

🕔15:52, 8.Jul 2014

Bullet Trains to Run On Dedicated Corridors Diamond Quadrilateral Network of High Speed Rail  By TN Ashok New Delhi, July 08: Railway Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda today said India would soon realised its long cherished dream of running Bullet

Read Full Article