IRCTC among nine caterers fined by Railways for `bad food`

Cracking the whip, Railways have imposed heavy fines totalling Rs 11.50 lakh on nine caterers including IRCTC for serving "bad quality" food in trains.

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train soon

A double-decker train will ply between the state capital and New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said Friday.

Rlys need Rs 5 lakh crore to complete sanctioned projects

Railways need nearly Rs 5 lakh crore to complete all sanctioned projects for which it is mobilising additional resources including private investment, FDI and private-public partnership.

Centre to bear 50% of police deployment cost on Railways

Union Government told Bombay HC that it was ready to bear 50 percent of expenses for hiring and deploying an additional 100 GRP officials on railways in the interest of women`s safety.

Construction of world`s tallest railway bridge begins in Manipur

Construction of the world`s tallest railway bridge from the point of pillar height has begun in Manipur by the Northeast Frontier Railway Construction Organisation.

Railways to focus on Train Collision Avoidance system

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.

Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Railways has identified nine corridors for taking action to raise the speed of passenger trains to 160-200 kmph, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday.

Telangana CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for accident victims

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.

Train-bus collision kills 16 in Telangana, CM announces Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia

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.

NDA ally RPI(A) demands cut in rail fares

Government should consider reducing the rail passenger fares as they were on the higher side, an NDA constituent said in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday.

“Premium Trains” put Rlys on dynamic tariff track on busy routes

Indian Railway has quietly but surely set itself on the course of completely market driven tariffs on select busy routes and none seems to be complaining!

Gorakhdham Express collision due to `failure of equipment`

Railways Friday conceded that the Gorakhdham Express mishap on May 26 which claimed lives of 29 passengers, was caused due to `failure of the equipment`.

New Railway Budget fuels criticism from all corners

New railway budget fuelled criticism from various parties here on Wednesday.

Rail Budget disappointing: Naresh Agarwal

Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Wednesday said that the Railway Budget has been very disappointing.

Railways being sold to corporates: CPI(M)

Criticising the Railway budget presented on Tuesday, the CPI(M) said that the Centre was trying to sell off the Railways to the corporates and foreign powers in the name of introduction of FDI.

Minister’s home state not the flavour this rail budget season

Minister’s home state not the flavour this rail budget season

Poll-bound states and NDA bastions find favour in rail budget

Poll-bound states and NDA bastions find favour in rail budget

Record high plan outlay estimated in Railway Budget 2014-15

Rail minister Sadananda Gowda has announced an all-time high figure of Rs 65,445 crore for 2014-15 plan outlay.

Ignoring the clamour, Gowda kept it short & simple!

If you believe the Railway budget presented by Sadanand Gowda was only a conventional exercise and had no new element, think again.

Is safety on wheels finally being guaranteed?

The number of train accidents and safety of passengers were addressed by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday with a slew of measures slated to be put into operation.