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Freight traffic up by over 4%

Freight traffic up by over 4%

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:41

Railways transported 87.14 MT freight in June this year as against 84.95 MT carried by it during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.58 percent, the data revealed.

Railway Ministry joins Facebook, Twitter

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:31

On the eve of Rail Budget, the Railway Ministry Monday launched its official Twitter account and Facebook page in a bid to disseminate information quickly.

Railway Ministry joins Facebook, Twitter

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:12

On the eve of Rail Budget, the Railway Ministry on Monday launched its official Twitter account and Facebook page in a bid to disseminate information quickly.

PM hints at private involvement to modernise railway stations

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:00

Narendra Modi said railway stations in the country look old and participation of private players in their modernisation would be economically viable and provide a "win-win" situation.

Rail fare hike was inevitable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 19:39

He said the decision was taken by the United Progressive Alliance government in the interim budget in February.

BJP leaders term rail fare hike a strong and effective measure

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 12:24

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Siddharth Nath Singh defended the rail fare hike, calling it a strong and effective measure to counter Congress` failure.

Rail fare hike an anti-people measure: D Raja

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 12:22

Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Saturday condemned the central government`s decision to hike rail fares and demanded an immediate rollback.

Rail passenger fare hiked by 14.2%, freight rates by 6.5%

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 17:19

In an unpopular decision, railway passenger fare was increased by 14.2 percent in all classes while freight charge was hiked by 6.5 percent with effect from Friday.

Rail travel to be costlier; passenger fare hiked by 14.2%

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:58

Railway minister has hiked the passenger fares by 14.2 percent effective from midnight tonight.

Telangana govt plans to set up tribal, horticulture varsities

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:29

The Telangana government plans to establish tribal and horticulture universities, cotton and silk hub, and pursue with the Railway Ministry to set up a coach factory in Kazipet.

Action plan to prevent train accidents due to fractured rail

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 11:39

The Railway Ministry has drawn up an action plan to prevent mishaps like the Gorakhdham Express accident on May 26 which resulted from fractured rail.

Timing of Kolkata Metro services extended

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 19:00

The Kolkata Metro announced extension of timing of services from 6.45 am till 10.45 pm from March 25.