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Patna-Indore Express derailment: Steps needed to improve rail safety

Patna-Indore Express derailment: Steps needed to improve rail safety

The Patna-Indore Express train mishap has brought the spotlight back as to what needs to be done to improve rail safety and make train journeys an enjoyable and comfortable experience for millions of its passengers.

Exclusive chat with former Rail Minister Dinesh Trivedi

Watch this Special Show With Ex-rail Minister and Chairman of Standing Committee Discussing the Insider development of Indian Railway.

Railways may go into 'debt-trap, become Air India': Dinesh Trivedi

Railways may go into 'debt-trap, become Air India': Dinesh Trivedi

Railways, the country's largest employer, may go into a "debt-trap" and "become an Air India" due to the present Suresh Prabhu-led ministry's policy of borrowing, former rail minister Dinesh Trivedi said while sounding a strong note of caution on the issue of a dip in its revenue.

Centre planning bullet trains when people travel like 'cattle' in locals: Trivedi

Former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday took a swipe at the Centre's bullet train project, saying it should care about the suburban local commuters first, who are forced to travel like "cattle" in peak hours here.

Rail Minister Dinesh Trivedi resigns

Dinesh Trivedi resigned on Sunday as Railway Minister ending his defiance and bringing to a close five-day drama after he incurred the wrath of Trinamool Congress for hiking passenger fares in the Railway Budget.

Railways approves 17 projects to ensure smooth input movement

The Railways Wednesday sanctioned 17 projects and identified 28 more to ensure connectivity for facilitating smooth movement of raw materials from mines to ports (first and last mile).

Mamata wants Trivedi sacked, Cong nods in yes

Hours after Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi presented his maiden budget, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday evening shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his dismissal and replacement with her trusted aide Mukul Roy.

Trivedi for linking fares with fuel costs

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi after raising passenger fares for the first time in eight years, wants to link the fares to the cost of fuel -increasing or decreasing with changes in fuel rates.

Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata to get additional rail services

In good news for people who use local trains in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday announced 137 additional services in sub-urban train network.

Trivedi refuses to toe Mamata-Lalu line

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's maiden budget presentation in the Lok Sabha Wednesday was comparatively low-key to those by his predecessors Mamata Banerjee and Lalu Prasad with fewer quips, jibes, jeers and interventions during his speech.

Stage Managed or Rift Within

How does one read the open fight between Trinamool and its Rail Minister?

Trivedi justifies fare hike; says it's in interest of railways

Unfazed by the attack on him by his own party for raising rail fares, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday justified the move saying it was a "conscious decision" in the best interest of the Railways.

Trivedi hikes rail fares, comes under attack from own party

Biting the bullet, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday proposed a stiff across-the-board hike in passenger fares to net Rs 4,000 crore extra a year in his budget but his proposals were immediately attacked by his own party Trinamool Congress that could trigger a political crisis.

Rail Budget 2012: New coach, locomotive factories

The rail minister informed the Parliament that the rail wheel plant at Chhapra has successfully produced 78 wheels during 2011-12 and the plant would be ready for full commissioning in 2012-13.

Rail Budget 2012: 84 more Adarsh stations

Railway Minister, Shri Dinesh Trivedi in Railway Budget has announced upgradation of 84 stations as Adarsh Stations in the current financial year.

Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai get new suburban trains

In his maiden Rail Budget, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi had much to offer for the teeming millions who are depend on suburban train services in metro cities like Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.

Rail Budget forward-looking: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday hailed as "forward-looking" the Rail Budget which has proposed hike in passenger fares in various ranges in different categories.

Two more double-decker AC trains to be introduced

Two double-decker trains and a Shatabdi train are among 72 new express trains announced in the Rail Budget 2012-13.

Balanced Rail Budget by Trivedi: India Inc

India Inc welcomed the Railway Budget by describing it as "balanced" focused on passenger safety and infrastructure modernisation.

Balanced Rail Budget by Trivedi: India Inc

India Inc welcomed the Railway Budget by describing it as "balanced" focused on passenger safety and infrastructure modernisation.