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Railways' post growth in passenger traffic, revenue

The Railway Ministry on Thursday reported a rise in passenger traffic and revenue generation during 2016-17.

Railways to push for Rs 35,000 crore fund for infra building

Railways to push for Rs 35,000 crore fund for infra building

Aiming at a major push for infrastructure, the railways will raise Rs 35,000 crore with World Market assistance to create a separate fund for investment in rail sector.

Budget may levy new cess to provide social security to coolies

Budget may levy new cess to provide social security to coolies

Government may announce a new cess in the forthcoming Union Budget 2017-18 to cover around 20,000 railway coolies under social security schemes run by the retirement fund body EPFO.

New express train between Gorakhpur and Badshahnagar to be launched today

New express train between Gorakhpur and Badshahnagar to be launched today

A new express train will be launched on Tuesday between Gorakhpur and Badshahnagar in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh to cater to the growing demand of passengers in the region.

No more delays! Over 400 trains now reaching destinations before time, says Railway Ministry

No more delays! Over 400 trains now reaching destinations before time, says Railway Ministry

Upgradation of signalling system on congested routes has helped the railways reduce running time of 14 premier trains including Howrah and Patna Rajdhani Expresses and Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi.

Railway plans foray into radio to boost non-fare revenue

Railway plans foray into radio to boost non-fare revenue

The Railway Ministry plans to foray into radio broadcast to provide free onboard and customised entertainment across all trains in order to boost its advertising revenue.

Railway Ministry working on $5-bn fund to finance projects

Railway Ministry working on $5-bn fund to finance projects

Railway Ministry is in advanced stages of finalising a proposal to create a USD 5-billion fund to finance its various infrastructure projects.

Centre considering proposal to merge Rail, General Budgets

Centre considering proposal to merge Rail, General Budgets

The Union Finance Ministry has said it has started the process of examining the proposal from the Railway Ministry to merge the Rail Budget with the General Budget, 92 years after the separation took place.

 Talgo train trial run delayed by 17 minutes

Talgo train trial run delayed by 17 minutes

Spanish-made Talgo train today completed its Mumbai journey 17 minutes behind the target due to the technical glitch.

Railway employees to have new uniforms designed by Ritu Beri

Railway employees to have new uniforms designed by Ritu Beri

Five lakh railway employees comprising front office staff, TTEs, guards, drivers and catering personnel will soon don new uniforms created by fashion designer Ritu Beri woven around the theme of Indian culture.

101 infra projects see Rs 1.29 lakh crore in cost overruns

101 infra projects see Rs 1.29 lakh crore in cost overruns

As many as 101 infrastructure projects sized Rs 1,000-crore and above have reported a cost overrun of Rs 1.29 lakh crore, as per official data.

Swanky new Deen Dayal coaches for unreserved Rail passengers –Check out pics

Swanky new Deen Dayal coaches for unreserved Rail passengers –Check out pics

We have bumped upon the swanky new Deen Dayal coach. Check out the pic!

Buzzing News : Railway Ministry may issue tender for elevated rail corridors

Railway Ministry may issue the tender for elevated rail corridors. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

High-speed train between Amritsar, New Delhi soon: Suresh Prabhu

High-speed train between Amritsar, New Delhi soon: Suresh Prabhu

Work on launching a high-speed train between Amritsar and New Delhi will be initiated soon following the successful trial run of Spanish-made Talgo which became the fastest train in the country by clocking a speed of 180 km/hr, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Sunday.

Oops! No changes in ticketing rules from July 1, says Railways

Oops! No changes in ticketing rules from July 1, says Railways

Railways Thursday said no changes are being made to rules regarding booking and cancellation of wait-listed and Tatkal tickets from July 1 as has been reported on some social media platforms.

Railways will invest $140 bn in infrastructure in 5 years: Suresh Prabhu

Railways will invest $140 bn in infrastructure in 5 years: Suresh Prabhu

"Indian Railways will invest $140 billion in the next five years. We have invested Rs 94,000 crore and additionally we have decided to issue contract of Rs 40,000 crore for locomotives," Prabhu said at an event organised by MCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

India's first bullet train project hits a roadblock in Mumbai

India's first bullet train project hits a roadblock in Mumbai

The Railways is set to construct the Mumbai station underground at the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC), which is a central business district.

Trials of Talgo train to commence today: Know more about it

Trials of Talgo train to commence today: Know more about it

Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express runs at average speed of 85 km per hour while Talgo train can maintain average speed of 125 km per hour.

First bullet train to run in India by 2023: Suresh Prabhu

First bullet train to run in India by 2023: Suresh Prabhu

The bullet train is expected to cover 508 km between Mumbai and Ahmedabad in about two hours, running at a maximum speed of 350 kmph and operating speed of 320 kmph.

Indian Railways to lay test track for trial of high-speed trains

Indian Railways to lay test track for trial of high-speed trains

In a first for Indian Railway, the public sector transporter is laying a 20 km-long test track, equipped with a state-of-the-art laboratory, near Raipur for trial of high-speed and regular trains it plans to introduce.