Serious action to be taken against RPF men who misbehave, says Prabhu

 In the wake of a physically challenged man being "thrashed" by RPF personnel at Howrah station near Kolkata, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said serious action would be taken against them if they misbehaved with passengers.

Premium special train from Kamakhya to Bangalore flagged off

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday flagged off a new Premium Special Train service between Kamakhya in Assm and Bangalore Cantonment through remote from Bengaluru.

Yesvantpur-Katra train to be launched today

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch a new premium train from Yesvantpur to Katra on Thursday to cater to the growing number of pilgrims to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir.

Government releases book on climate change
Government releases book on climate change

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu released a book on climate change in the capital on Tuesday.

Railways to introduce all India helpline for women next month

 Women travelling in trains can now hope for safer trips with Railways today saying it would introduce an all India helpline for them to send an alarm to the nearest railway station in times of distress.

RaZniti: Zee Media Exclusive with Suresh Prabhu on 'development' of India's lifeline

On Zee News' 'RaZniti - The Transformational Talk', Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu spoke exclusively to Zee Media Editor Sudhir Chaudhary on 'development' of India's lifeline.

RaZniti: Zee Media Exclusive with Suresh Prabhu on 'development' of India's lifeline- Part II

On Zee News' 'RaZniti - The Transformational Talk', Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu spoke exclusively to Zee Media Editor Sudhir Chaudhary on 'development' of India's lifeline.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flags off first CNG-based train in Haryana

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the first CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) based two trains from Haryana 's Rewari station.

Suresh Prabhu to launch first CNG train from Rewari today

In what could be considered as a milestone in adoption of green fuel in Indian Railways, the first CNG train will be launched on Tuesday on Rewari-Rohtak section of Northern zone.

Task force to be set up for Mumbai rail division: Prabhu

 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday announced that a Technical Task Force (TTF) would be set up to resolve the issues faced by train commuters in the Mumbai division.

Railway Minister for staggered work hours to combat suburban commuter rush

 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday asked Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to explore the possibility of introducing staggered work hours for office-goers in Mumbai, which he said will reduce the peak hour rush in suburban trains.

Will create commando force for trains going to Naxal-affected areas: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday reportedly said that a special commando force will be created to protect trains going to Naxal affected areas.

Andhra Pradesh MPs demand new trains, better facilities

Andhra Pradesh parliamentarians sought better connectivity between Rayalaseema districts and the new capital around Vijayawada in their meeting with the South Central Railways (SCR) General Manager here.

Prabhu to launch three trains for Bihar, West Bengal today

Continuing with the launching spree, Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will on Tuesday flag off three trains - two for West Bengal and one for Bihar - from Anand Vihar station here.

Rail Budget 2015 likely to be low on expectations

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu may abandon the populist path in Rail Budget 2015, to bring in fundamental changes in the manner in which Indian Railways operates.

BRO to be brought fully under Defence Ministry: Manohar Parrikar

Border Road Organisation (BRO) will be brought fully under the Defence Ministry and non-sensitive roads in border areas will be handed over to the National Highways Authority of India, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Prabhu launches mobile ticketing system for Mumbai commuters

The Railways Saturday launched a new mobile ticket booking application (app) for commuters of suburban local trains, which aims to cut down their time at booking windows.

Convergence of welfare schemes to benefit people: Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that the benefit of Central and state governments' welfare programmes is not reaching the poor families and advocated convergence of all schemes for development of the society.

Railways set to move towards using green energy: Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said the Railways, being one of the largest consumers of energy, has decided to diversify its energy portfolio and align with the Central Government's policy of using green energy.

Suresh Prabhu submits Advisory Group reports to Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday submitted the reports of the Advisory Group for Integrated Development of Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy to Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal. The report covers the contemporary issues and challenges in respect of the the latter's ministries.