No order, factory declares suspension of work

Authorities of a 28-year-old factory producing railway equipment in Nadia district today declared suspension of work because of lack of order, the company management said.

Chinese delegation meets top Central Railway officials in Mumbai

A visiting Chinese delegation today met Central Railway General Manager Sunil Kumar Sood here and discussed cooperation in several areas, a railway press release said.

Pasture land to be mapped using `Google Earth`

A plan is afoot in the district here to use Google Earth to map pasture lands, officials said today.

Opposition parties pick holes in Rail Budget

Opposition members on Monday picked holes in the Rail budget and questioned how the ambitious agenda outlined in it would be implemented by the cash-strapped railways as there is no budgetary support from the government unlike China and other developed nations.

Gorakhdham mishap: Railway Min convenes high-level meeting

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday convened a high-level meeting on rail safety as the death toll in the Gorakhdham train mishap touched 28.

Passenger train services to Katra shortly

The long-awaited train service to Katra, the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine, in Jammu and Kashmir will soon be a reality as railways is gearing up to make the 25-km-long Udhampur-Katra rail line operational shortly.

Playing is paying

Go out and play. Its serious business now, says Patricia Mascarenhas while exploring the job opportunities that come with playing a sport.

Railway demolition: `Ball now in Delhi govt`s court`

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation Monday distanced itself from Railways` demolition drive in Mansarovar Park that has left over 900 people homeless in the national capital.

Train passengers stranded for 3 hrs on Amritsar-Delhi route

The trains remained stranded between Bhattian and Phillaur railway stations on Jalandhar-Ludhiana rail section of Amritsar-Delhi down line railway track.

About Rs 5 cr penalty realised from ticketless rail passengers

Railways has realised nearly Rs 5 crore as penalty from ticketless travellers this month.

Railway bribery case: CBI awaits nod to act against official

The CBI is trying to file a charge sheet in the railway job bribery case by July 3 and still awaiting sanction from the ministry to prosecute key accused Mahesh Kumar, sources said Monday.

Compensate wife of train victim, NHRC tells railway

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the Indian Railway to pay a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to the wife of man who died after allegedly being thrown out of a moving train by a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE).

Rail union members block rail traffic

A senior railway official said that NRMU members sat on a dharna at different places including Jalandhar, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Ferozepur and Jammu Tawi, affecting the rail traffic for about an hour.

IRCTC gets relief from state commission on compensation

The district forum had imposed the punitive compensation on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on two separate complaints of overcharging fruit drinks.

Five complaints of sexual exploitation against TTEs in 2012

Five complaints related to sexual exploitation of women in trains were registered against TTEs and one against police personnel in 2012, the ministry of Railways said on Friday.

On possibility of further hike, Bansal says ‘wait for budget’

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Sunday evaded a direct reply on the likelihood of further hike in train fares, saying everyone will have to wait till the budget is presented.

Tamil Nadu Express fire: Focus back on rail safety

Despite all the talking and promises in successive rail budgets, all one gets to listen after a mishap is the ruing note on “funds constraint".

New record, Rajdhani Exp zooms to 145 kmph

The fast just got faster. India’s premier long-distance train, the Rajdhani Express touched a new speed high at 145 kmph, thereby beginning a new era for Indian Railways.

India-Bangla train link a dream

A train from
this sleepy Indian village crossing the international zero
line and entering Bangladesh is the dream of Daghu Miah.

Bihar: 19 oil tankers of goods train catch fire

One person was killed as at least 19 oil tankers of a goods train caught fire while two others derailed at Chanmana village Bihar.