Indian Railways is likely to levy safety related cess on train tickets to fund the Rs 1.20 lakh crore safety fund- Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh, resulting in rise in train fares from April 1.Jan 16, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Railway working on the new revenue model. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.Jan 10, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Accusing the government of making "bogus claims" in the Railway Budget, the Opposition on Thursday said though there was no proposal to hike fares and freight rates, there was every possibility for it to do so like in the previous year.
Mar 03, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
PM said that Rail Budget showcases a vision to reorganise and rejuvenate the national transporter with the aim of providing trains with higher speed and safety.Feb 25, 2016, 15:21 PM IST
Railway Ministry Will make 100 station Wi-Fi in financial Year 2016 and 300 more station will be made Wi-Fi in coming 3 years.Feb 25, 2016, 14:50 PM IST
The Railway Ministry Will Increase the number of General coach by 1 in each train.
Marginalised trains will be given to reporters.Feb 25, 2016, 14:49 PM IST
Here is the Full Text of Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget 2016.Feb 25, 2016, 14:43 PM IST
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu while presenting Railway Budget 2016 on Thursday made a slew of announcements related to ticketing.Feb 25, 2016, 13:55 PM IST
Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu while presenting Railway Budget 2016-17 in Parliament on Thursday said that ‘Humsafar’ and ‘Tejas’ will ensure cost recovery by way of tariff and non-tariff measures.Feb 25, 2016, 13:42 PM IST
Here are 5 announcements that will benefit rail passengers.Feb 25, 2016, 13:36 PM IST
Every Indian railway station should be made fully accessible for physically-challenged people by incorporating measures as per universal accessibility standards, a NGO run by an Indian-American said ahead of the annual railway budget.Feb 25, 2016, 10:23 AM IST
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu faces a stiff dilemma on whether to raise fares and freight rates in his second Rail Budget Thursday as railway finances come under tremendous strain.Feb 25, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu made no changes either in passenger fares or freight rates while presenting his second Rail Budget in Parliament on Thursday.Feb 25, 2016, 08:30 AM IST
Prabhu will also have to take call on whether to impose safety cess for strengthening safety measures to prevent accidents.
Feb 24, 2016, 13:43 PM IST
"We will have an institutional mechanism which will take into account the efficiency to decide passenger fare and freight rate," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Wednesday.Nov 04, 2015, 21:51 PM IST
Fares for first class and AC class in passenger trains besides freight charges will be increased by 0.5 per cent from June 1 as new service tax will come into effect.May 30, 2015, 16:32 PM IST
Laying emphasis on capacity expansion, decongestion of network and passenger safety, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday said a massive Rs 8.5 lakh crore would be pumped in over the next five years to make it a viable organisation and bring back the road traffic.Mar 17, 2015, 19:14 PM IST
The total earnings of Railways during the April 2014-February 2015 period were Rs 1,42,358.27 crore compared to Rs 1,26,064.06 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 12.93 percent.Mar 09, 2015, 21:49 PM IST
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Thursday said decline in prices of diesel, a major source of fuel for railways, is one of the reasons behind the government's decision not to hike passenger fares.Feb 26, 2015, 21:48 PM IST