Railway officials to learn 'upkeep practices' from 5-star hotels

Taking ahead its cleanliness drive, Railways has asked officials to to visit airports, five-star hotels and corporate hospitals to learn best "upkeep practices".

Prabhu for quick evacuation of the injured from rail tracks

Taking a serious view of reports of the delay in taking injured persons from rail tracks to hospitals, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday directed the Railway Board to put in place a system for quick evacuation.

Delhi-Agra first semi-high speed train to miss deadline, awaits safety clearance

In what could disappoint many excited travellers, India's first semi-high speed train has not yet received safety clearance from the Commission of Railway Safety which may further delay its commencement, as per reports on Wednesday.

Pollution along rail tracks needs to be attended with utmost sincerity: NGT

Anguished over the failure of a committee to even suggest measures for tackling the problem of human excreta and waste dumping along railway tracks, the National Green Tribunal on Monday expressed dissatisfaction saying such serious issue needs to be attended with utmost sincerity.

Meeting on Agartala-Akhaura railway link project on Oct 29

The External Affairs Ministry has called a meeting of the fourth inter-ministerial steering committee, officials of the Railway Board and other ministries to discuss the pending issues of Agartala-Akhaura (Bangladesh) railway line project on October 29.

CBI recovers Rs 10 lakh dumped in drain by kin of Rail officer

CBI has recovered Rs 10 lakh from a drain near the house of arrested Railway Board official which were allegedly flushed by his relatives at the time of raids carried out by the agency recently.

Railgate: Pawan Bansal seeks exemption on health ground

Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who was summoned as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, on Tuesday sought exemption from personal appearance on health grounds before a special court.

Mumbai Metro finally set to roll; gets Railway Board`s permission

The much-awaited Versova-Andheri- Ghatkopar phase of the Mumbai metro rail has cleared the last hurdle, with the Railway Board giving the permission to start commercial operations to the operator, Anil Ambani-led Mumbai Metro One.

Railgate: Key accused seeks quashing of FIR, cognisance order

Suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, a key accused in the Rs 10 crores cash-for-post railway bribery case, has moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the trial court`s order taking cognisance of CBI`s charge sheet saying the Centre`s approval was not obtained prior to initiating the probe against him.

Railway Board pays Rs 5 L to alleged rape victim

The Railway Board has paid Rs 5 lakh compensation to an alleged victim of rape by a constable of Railway Protection Force at New Delhi Railway Station in September last year after the National Human Rights Commission rejected its contention that it was not liable in the case.

Radia tapes not restricted to 2G spectrum alone: SC

Scrutiny of the tapped conversations of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with influential people has revealed that they were not restricted to 2G spectrum alone and "throw light on different" spheres including, recruitment of members in Railway Board, the Supreme Court said on Friday.

One month extension for Arunendra Kumar as CRB

Railway Board member Arunendra Kumar, holding the additional charge of Chairman for the past three months, will continue to do so for another month.

Gupta writes to Rly board seeking better rail facilities in MP

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Umashankar Gupta has written a letter to Railway Board Chairman Arunendra Kumar asking to provide proper railway facilities to people of Bhopal.

Railgate: Bansal`s nephew denied bail

Delhi court dismissed bail plea of former Railway Minister PK Bansal`s nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar and 5 others in Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.

Railgate: Bansal`s nephew, 6 others sent to JC

A Delhi court on Thursday extended till July 19 the judicial custody of suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar and Vijay Singla.

Setting up of RTA a priority for Railways: Arunendra Kumar

Pushing its reform agenda, Railways has expedited the process for setting up a Rail Tariff Authority (RTA) and is awaiting the inter-ministerial response on it.

Railway Member (Mechanical) given additional charge of Chairman

Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge had said that steps were being taken to fill vacant posts in the board.

`Rly Board members to be appointed after CVC nod`

Steps are being taken to fill up the vacant posts at the Railway Board in which members getting clearance from CVC will be handed charge accordingly, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said on Friday.

Kharge to give priority on filling up Railway Board vacancies

Filling up of vacancies in Railway Board will be the top priority of new Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge.

Preliminary trials of anti-collision system successful: Mittal

Preliminary field trials of Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) in South Central Railways have been successful, Chairman Railway Board Vinnay Mittal said on Monday.