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Railways offers discounts to woo freight customers

Railways offers discounts to woo freight customers

Railways on Thursday offered discounts to customers to gain lost ground in freight share, which has been witnessing a decline over the years.

Japanese Grand Prix: Lotus locked out of hospitality, freight delayed

Japanese Grand Prix: Lotus locked out of hospitality, freight delayed

The troubled Lotus Formula One team were locked out of their paddock hospitality at the Japanese Grand Prix on Thursday while freight, including engines, was also held up by payment problems.

After fall in freight, railway sees slide in passenger bookings

The public transporter attributes the fall to the rise in ticketless travel and shift in commuter preference due to improved condition of roads.

'Food Security Bill may boost Railways' freight movement'

Indian Railways expects a huge movement of foodgrains across the country, once the UPA government's proposed Food Security Bill is passed, a senior official said here Saturday.

Railways earns Rs 7,477.30 cr from commodity freight traffic in April

Railways has earned Rs 7,477.30 crore from commodity freight traffic in April, of which over Rs 3,000 crore was generated from transportation of coal.

Diesel hike: Rs 1,200 cr burden on Railways, no move on freight hike

The diesel price hike has put an additional yearly burden of around Rs 1,200 crores on the cash-strapped Railways but there is no move yet to increase freight charges, a rail official said Friday.