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Gang of train robbers busted; 3 arrested

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:41

In an extensive drive against train robbers on the heels of dacoity in Lucknow Mail Express, Government Railway Police (GRP) has busted a gang with the arrest of its three active members from railway station here.

Railways advocate need for new technology to check fire mishaps

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:39

Acquiring new technology and upgrading design and manufacturing technologies to reduce fire mishaps in trains is the need of the hour, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said.

HC tells Railways to reserve seats for the elderly in trains

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:05

The Bombay High Court Wednesday asked the Railway authorities to come out with a scheme to reserve seats for senior citizens in suburban trains as the existing facility was not sufficient to accommodate the elders.

Railways launches new mobile app to track train schedules

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:03

Now rail users can get information on expected arrival and departure timings of a particular train on their mobile phones besides tracking its position on a real time basis.

Railways launches new mobile app to track train schedules

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:03

Now rail users can get information on expected arrival and departure timings of a particular train on their mobile phones besides tracking its position on a real time basis.

Letter from `terror outfit` prompts NW railways to tighten security

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 00:56

Security has been beefed up at seven railway stations, including Jaipur and Ajmer, after a letter purportedly by a terror outfit threatened to carry out an explosion on April 21, three days before second phase of Lok Sabha polls are scheduled to be held in Rajasthan.

2,096 bio-toilets installed in rail coaches so far

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:39

Continuing its efforts to provide a clean and eco-friendly travel to train passengers, Railways has expedited the work of fitting bio-toilets in coaches with over 2,000 of them already installed so far.

HC notice over poor quality water in Indian Railways

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:01

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking improvement in the quality of drinking water in Indian Railways and a probe into alleged manipulation while awarding contracts for supply of chlorination plants.

Two railway officials sentenced to 3 years RI in bribery case

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 21:48

A special CBI court in Bhopal has sentenced two Railway officials with three years rigorous imprisonment in connection with a 2009 bribery case.

Railways takes down curtains from third AC coaches

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 18:21

Citing safety reasons, railways has decided to remove curtains put on pathways of all air- conditioned three-tier (3 AC) coaches of trains.

BJP dares Bansal to a debate on railway `cash-for-job` scandal

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 22:28

On the eve of Narendra Modi`s visit to Chandigarh, BJP on Friday launched a scathing attack on Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over the issue of corruption and dared him to an open debate on the `cash-for-job` scandal.

From Delhi to Agra in 90 minutes

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:33

Tired of nearly three-hour train journey to Agra? Now you can look forward to reaching the city of the Taj Mahal in just 90 minutes as the railways is set to increase the speed of the Shatabdi Express.