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High-speed trains: Railways seek report from DRMs within 2 weeks

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 13:53

Expediting government`s plan of running semi high-speed trains in identified routes, Railways on Thursday asked the DRMs to present a report within two weeks, as it prepares to conduct the second trail run on Delhi-Agra section next week and introduce a train by November.

Indian Railways join hands with Czech for semi high-speed Train

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 21:33

With an aim to get expertise in running semi high-speed Trains and modernising signalling system of Railways, India Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Czech Republic.

Railways` fourth packaged water facility to be launched

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 13:18

Indian Railways` fourth state-of-the-art packaged drinking water facility, set up at Ambernath in Thane district, will get operational from Wednesday.

Railways` new catering policy - welcome drink, region wise menu

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 13:39

After several complaints of bad quality food being served in trains, the Indian Railways has now decided to change its catering policy to improve the quality of food provided in premium trains.

Special train between LTT-Nagpur on Independence Day

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 11:55

The Central Railway will run a special train between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and Nagpur to clear the extra rush on the occasion of Independence Day.

Railways to compensate only if it is at fault

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 19:32

The government on Thursday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Railways Act of 1989 so that it pays compensation after accidents only if it is at fault.

Bill to amend Railways Act 1989 introduced in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 18:34

Aiming at preventing duplication in filing compensation claims in train accident, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha proposing amendment in the existing Railways Act 1989.

FDI will help strengthen rail infrastructure: Sitharaman

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 18:28

The minister said all security-related concerns raised by the Home Ministry have been taken care of by the policy.

Railways earnings up by over 10%

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 17:03

In passenger service, Railways have earned Rs 13,748.05 crore during April-July period.

FDI not to be allowed in railway operations sector: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 16:44

A day after the government gave clearance for fully opening up the railway infrastructure segment to foreign investment, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Thursday made it clear that FDI will not be allowed in the operations sector of the national transporter.

Cabinet clears 100% FDI in Railways infrastructure, 49% in defence

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 21:07

The decisions were taken at the Cabinet meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sources said.

Cabinet approves FDI liberalisation in railways infra and defence

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 20:56

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved liberalisation of FDI in railways infrastructure and defence sectors.