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Prabhu inspects Tejas Express before it zips from Mumbai to Goa

Prabhu inspects Tejas Express before it zips from Mumbai to Goa

🕔11:05, 20.May 2017

New Delhi, May 20  Ahead of its first run from Mumbai to Goa on May 22, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inspected the high-speed premium train Tejas Express, which is equipped with modern facilities. After inspecting the new coaches

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Prabhu lays foundation of new rail line between Assam, Arunachal

Prabhu lays foundation of new rail line between Assam, Arunachal

🕔12:11, 8.May 2017

Guwahati, May 8  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a 26-km-long new broad gauge railway line from Assam’s Murkongselek to Arunachal Pradesh’s Pasighat while also announcing surveys for seven new broad gauge railway lines in

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Prabhu inaugurates bar coding, rail auto hub

Prabhu inaugurates bar coding, rail auto hub

🕔09:50, 2.Mar 2016

New Delhi, March 2  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday unveiled bar codes for unreserved tickets to prevent fraud and a rail auto hub near Chennai.“This new bar coding system on unreserved rail tickets will stop possible fraudulent activities which

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Prabhu launches 3 IT enabled applications for railways

Prabhu launches 3 IT enabled applications for railways

🕔10:50, 11.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 11  IT-enabled handheld terminals for travelling ticket examiners (TTEs), a paperless unreserved ticketing mobile application and a facility for E-booking of disposable linen on trains were launched by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday. “Indian Railways is

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Railways launch take-away bedrolls

Railways launch take-away bedrolls

🕔10:22, 9.Feb 2016

New Delhi, Feb 9  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched a personalised take-away bedrolls scheme, where passengers can take away bedrolls home after their journey.“Initially, the supply would be at Chennai Central Railway Station and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station of

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Prabhu in US to address World Bank conference on transport

Prabhu in US to address World Bank conference on transport

🕔09:51, 16.Jan 2016

New Delhi, Jan 16  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu is currently on a three-day tour of the US capital on the request of the World Bank, the railways ministry said in a statement here on Friday.He is to deliver an address at

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Railways have initiated Five Year Plan model for turnaround: Prabhu

Railways have initiated Five Year Plan model for turnaround: Prabhu

🕔08:46, 19.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 19  Indian Railways have initiated a Five Year Plan model to turn the sector around, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. “The investment cycle for the sector is about three to five years and the ministry

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First ever double-decker Shatabdi on Goa-Mumbai route: Prabhu

First ever double-decker Shatabdi on Goa-Mumbai route: Prabhu

🕔10:00, 24.Oct 2015

Panaji, Oct 24  The country’s first double-decker Shatabdi train will soon run between Mumbai and Goa, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said.Speaking at a function organised by Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd here to lay the foundation stone for the George Fernandes

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Indian economy can double in three years: Suresh Prabhu

Indian economy can double in three years: Suresh Prabhu

🕔14:50, 21.Aug 2015

Kolkata, Aug 21  The Indian economy can double in three years and has the potential of becoming a $20-trillion economy, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. Prabhu also stressed the need for clarity in thought and a comprehensive plan

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Centre to bear escalated East West Metro project cost: Prabhu

Centre to bear escalated East West Metro project cost: Prabhu

🕔10:55, 21.Aug 2015

Kolkata, Aug 21  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said the central government will bear the entire escalated cost of the East West metro rail project, the first phase of which is expected to be completed by 2018. Prabhu made

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Railways implement 39 budget announcements

Railways implement 39 budget announcements

🕔12:19, 7.May 2015

New Delhi, May 7  During the first 36 days of the current fiscal, the railways ministry has implemented 39 announcements made by Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu in his budget speech, the government said on Wednesday. In a statement, the ministry

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Railways can save Rs.3,000 crore by better power purchase: Prabhu

Railways can save Rs.3,000 crore by better power purchase: Prabhu

🕔10:28, 8.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 8  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is on the move to implement the recommendations of Bibek Debroy committee to improve quality of services and efficiency, said on Tuesday that it can save over Rs.3,000 crore every year

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Prabhu opens Lumding-Silchar rail line in Assam

Prabhu opens Lumding-Silchar rail line in Assam

🕔11:21, 28.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 28  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inaugurated the landmark Lumding-Silchar broad gauge rail line by flagging off a goods train from here over video-conference, bringing Assam’s underdeveloped Barak Valley on the broad guage map. Passenger train

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Railways start Wi-Fi services at New Delhi station

Railways start Wi-Fi services at New Delhi station

🕔12:13, 9.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 9  Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Wi-Fi broadband services at New Delhi railway station and said that such facilities will be extended to the other stations and also in running trains. According to the minister, the Wi-Fi

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