In view of delays in construction of road over bridge and road under bridge at level crossings, railways has adopted e-governance route by creating a web portal for sorting out differences with NHAI for execution of such projects.
Expediting government`s plan of running semi high-speed trains in identified routes, Railways on Thursday asked the DRMs to present a report within two weeks, as it prepares to conduct the second trail run on Delhi-Agra section next week and introduce a train by November.
Aiming at preventing duplication in filing compensation claims in train accident, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha proposing amendment in the existing Railways Act 1989.
Advocating the need for installation of the indigenised Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), the cash-strapped railways Saturday said it is a cost effective solution for preventing accident in the country.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced a Rs five lakh ex-gratia each to the families of those killed in Masayipet bus-train accident in Medak district on Thursday, and ordered an inquiry.
Sixteen persons - 14 school children, the driver and the cleaner - were killed and at least 20 students were injured as a train crashed into the private bus in which they were travelling at an unmanned railway crossing at Masaipet village in Telangana`s Medak district Thursday morning.