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No lessons learnt from CAG report on 'unsuitable' food; lizard found in biryani served onboard Poorva Express

Last week, a scathing report by the CAG said that the hygiene standards at railway catering units are below par.

Railway Ministry working with companies like Apple on train speeds

Railway Ministry working with companies like Apple on train speeds

Sharing plans for the future, Prabhu said the government had six-eight months ago called major technology developers working on increasing train speeds to more than 600 km per hour.

Cyber security a priority area for railways: Suresh Prabhu

Cyber security a priority area for railways: Suresh Prabhu

Railways launched RailCloud this month, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

Siemens to provide IGBT technology for Indian Railways

Siemens to provide IGBT technology for Indian Railways

Siemens will be designing, supplying and installing alternating current (AC) traction systems for dual cab high horsepower diesel engine locomotive for diesel locomotive works (DLW), the company said in a statement.

Indian Railways launches All in One App 'RAIL SAARTHI'

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Tata Steel signs long-term tariff contract with railways

Tata Steel signs long-term tariff contract with railways

The main objectives of LTTC includes long-term revenue commitment from customers, preferential treatment to customer for supply of wagons, generation of additional traffic volumes and revenues for railways and freight concession on retention of traffic as well as on incremental traffic.

India's first solar passenger train to be flagged off by Railway Minister on Friday

India's first solar train will be launched on July 14, 2017. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will flag the train. This train has 10 coaches.

RailCloud to optimise server management, resources

The Indian Railways will launch on Wednesday RailCloud, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

Railways to install bar-coded flap gates at stations

Railways to install bar-coded flap gates at stations

While Metro stations are situated either at elevated or underground levels, railway stations are on the surface without boundary walls.

Railways to offer options on senior citizen fare concession

Railways to offer options on senior citizen fare concession

Now senior citizens will have the option to avail either the full concession provided to them on rail tickets or half of it.

After LPG give-it-up, now government wants you to give up train fare subsidy

After LPG give-it-up, now government wants you to give up train fare subsidy

As per reports the rail fare give up plan will be rolled out next month.

Railways in the process of developing SFC: Suresh Prabhu

Railways in the process of developing SFC: Suresh Prabhu

To a query on plans to help farmers in distress, Prabhu said that the Railways has operated additional freight trains to lift onions from Maharashtra to help the farmers.

Designer fluorescent jackets, T-shirts for rail staff

Designer fluorescent jackets, T-shirts for rail staff

Customer-facing staff of railways will be sporting designer uniforms complete with fluorescent jackets and black and yellow T-shirts from this festive season in October.

Soon, passengers can travel in economy AC coaches; fares less than normal 3AC tariff

Soon, passengers can travel in economy AC coaches; fares less than normal 3AC tariff

Train passengers will soon have option of travelling in a new class of 'Economy AC coaches' with fares less than normal 3AC tariff.

Passenger sends cheque of Rs 950 to Railways foregoing fare subsidy!

Passenger sends cheque of Rs 950 to Railways foregoing fare subsidy!

The Railways is in a fix over a cheque of Rs 950 sent by a passenger apparently to give up the subsidy borne by the government on the train fare between Jammu and Delhi.

Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains set for a big makeover from October this year

Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains set for a big makeover from October this year

Trolley service for catering, polite uniformed staff and on-board entertainment are some of the changes slated to be introduced in Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains from October this year.

Know how Indian Railways is earning profit from 3AC coach

3AC coaches will now be a priority of the Indian Railways in order to provide more facilities to the passengers. The railways is also planning to increase number of 3AC coaches in the trains. Watch full video to know how 3AC coaches are profitable for the railways.

Now you can order McDonald's burger, Domino's pizza on Rajdhani, Shatabdi – Know how!

Now you can order McDonald's burger, Domino's pizza on Rajdhani, Shatabdi – Know how!

The Indian Railways has come up with a service which allows travellers to prebook meals from their favourite pizza or burgers chains. 

Para-athlete forced to sleep on floor after being allotted upper berth in train, Suresh Prabhu orders inquiry

Para-athlete forced to sleep on floor after being allotted upper berth in train, Suresh Prabhu orders inquiry

Suvarna had represented India in the Asian Para Games in South Korea in 2014 and has won two medals at the Thailand Para Table Tennis Open 2013.

Mumbai to get first AC local train in September this year

Air-conditioned local trains will start plying on the suburban sections of Mumbai from September this year.