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Construction of world`s tallest railway bridge begins in Manipur

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 21:18

Construction of the world`s tallest railway bridge from the point of pillar height has begun in Manipur by the Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation.

Railways to focus on Train Collision Avoidance system

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:25

Advocating the need for installation of the indigenised Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), the cash-strapped railways Saturday said it is a cost effective solution for preventing accident in the country.

Narendra Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 18:08

Aiming to spruce up growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met secretaries of nine infrastructure ministries to set targets for 2014-15 and identify key projects in sectors like road, power and railways.

Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:02

Railways has identified nine corridors for taking action to raise the speed of passenger trains to 160-200 kmph, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday.

Telangana CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for accident victims

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:00

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced a Rs five lakh ex-gratia each to the families of those killed in Masayipet bus-train accident in Medak district on Thursday, and ordered an inquiry.

Train-bus collision kills 16 in Telangana, CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:26

Sixteen persons - 14 school children, the driver and the cleaner - were killed and at least 20 students were injured as a train crashed into the private bus in which they were travelling at an unmanned railway crossing at Masaipet village in Telangana`s Medak district Thursday morning.

Govt allays fears over FDI in Railways

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:25

Describing the PPP mode as a necessity, Government on Tuesday allayed apprehensions over allowing FDI in the Railways and said it will help big ticket projects like high-speed corridors and freight corridors.

NDA ally RPI(A) demands cut in rail fares

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:35

Government should consider reducing the rail passenger fares as they were on the higher side, an NDA constituent said in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

Govt looking at stake sale in Rail infra companies

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:33

The move will help such companies to get listed on stock exchanges as well as raise funds for exchequer.

FDI in Railways: Cabinet likely to take decision this week

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:21

The Cabinet note has already been sent to the Cabinet Secretariat and a decision on the proposal is likely this week, sources said.

“Premium Trains” put Rlys on dynamic tariff track on busy routes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 09:15

Indian Railway has quietly but surely set itself on the course of completely market driven tariffs on select busy routes and none seems to be complaining!

Railways has 47,336 hectare vacant land

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:46

Gowda said encroachments cause bottlenecks and safety hazards in train operations and difficulties in track maintenance.