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French rail network `rundown` but being repaired`: Minister

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:29

Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier admitted Monday that France`s rail network had become "extremely rundown" but insisted safety problems that led to a fatal accident last year were being addressed.

India to speed up work on rail lines to transport coal

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 00:08

Railways today stepped up efforts to expedite rail connectivity projects for smooth coal movement required for power generation.

Fire in goods train disrupts Lucknow-Howrah rail route

Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 17:34

More than 16 bogies were gutted when a major fire broke out on Friday on a goods train carrying petrol and headed for Gonda.

Railways order probe into Gulbarga train fire

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 19:02

Two passengers were charred to death and about nine suffered severe burns when a general coach of Solapur-bound Falaknuma passenger train from Hyderabad caught fire.

Body inside bag at CST: Second accused arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 21:07

A teenager, who assisted a painter in allegedly murdering his 27-year-old partner and dumping her body in a suitcase at CST railway station on September 26, has been arrested.

Girl molested on board Rajdhani Express

Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 14:58

Mohd Sheikh attempted to outrage the modesty of the girl late Thursday night near Chandauli.

`No unmanned railway crossing by 2015-16`

Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 12:27

Eight people were killed and dozens injured when a train rammed into an engineering college bus at a manned level crossing in Siwan district.

Safety of passengers top priority: Joshi

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:27

Railways would have made Rs 4,000 crore from the proposed fare hike which would have also taken care of the financial crunch being faced by it.

Four killed in Guwahati-bound train attack

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 14:22

With the recovery of two more bodies, the toll in violence on board the Guwahati-bound special train carrying North East people has risen to four.

Railways begin probe into Tamil Nadu Express fire

Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 14:38

The railways began a probe into fire aboard Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express that killed 28 passengers in Andhra Pradesh.

Assam violence: Toll reaches 40, Army stages flag march

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 09:18

Clashes between minority immigrants and Bodo tribals continued unabated as the toll in the ethnic violence shot up to 40.

Run trains on time, says Pakistan PM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 05, 2012, 12:23

The long distance trains connect the cities of Karachi, Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Lahore and Quetta.