Top Chinese railway official sentenced to death for graft

A former top Chinese railway official was on Friday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for taking nearly USD 8 million in bribes.

SC to examine kids' safety issue at unmanned railway crossings

The Supreme Court on Friday decided to examine the "serious" issue of children's safety at unmanned railway crossings saying it is necessary to address the matter to protect them from becoming victims of accidents.

Railgate: Delhi court summons Pawan Bansal on Sep 22

A Delhi court has summoned former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal to depose as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case on the next hearing scheduled on September 22, as per news reports on Tuesday.

Landslides disrupt railway services in Kashmir, Shri Shakti Express stopped

Train movement on the Jammu-Katra-Udhampur railway route has been disrupted by landslides and floods.

Children forced to carry corpses in Odisha, panel orders probe

A rights panel has ordered Odisha to conduct a probe into allegations that two homeless children carried corpses from railway tracks and dissected them for doctors, an official said on Thursday.

Three railway officials suspended in Bihar

Three railway officials were suspended for negligence of duty a day after 18 people were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a train at a railway crossing in Bihar, officials said.

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.

Daily train from Delhi to Katra from tomorrow

Railways will introduce from Monday a daily train service from here to Katra, the base camp for pilgrims visiting the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.

KCR wants pending Rail projects in Telangana fast-tracked

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today sought expeditious completion of pending Railway projects and modernisation of train stations in the newly formed state.

Railway loco pilot arrested for molesting woman

A railway loco pilot was arrested on Tuesday on charges of molesting a woman in a running train in Bihar, police said.

Kerala reacts angrily to hike in railway fares

Barring the BJP, all political parties in Kerala were up in arms against the hike in railway fares and freight charges announced by the NDA government Friday.

Sadananda Gowda clarifies Modi govt`s move to hike rail passenger fare

After the hike in railway passenger fare by 14 percent, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda clarified the move by the Central government saying he was forced to implement the order of interim budget which was done by the previous government.

Railway vendor detained for eve-teasing minor girl

A vendor was detained at a railway station here for allegedly eve-teasing a minor girl on board Dibrugarh-New Delhi Rajdhani, police said here today.

Blast on railway track derails train in Pakistan, 8 killed

A bomb blast on a railway track derailed a passenger train and killed eight persons, including four children from the same family, in Pakistan`s southern Sindh province on Sunday, officials said.

Inexplicable slow batting by Bengal in Ranji Trophy

Bengal batsmen played at snail`s pace as they crawled to 65 for one in 45 overs in reply to Railway`s first innings score of 306 in a Ranji Trophy Group B encounter, here on saturday.

Woman slips while deboarding from train; dies

A 40-year-old woman slipped while deboarding from a train at the Kanpur central railway station and got stuck in between the platform and train, police said.

Kenya launches USD 13.8 bn China-built railway to boost trade

Kenya launched construction of a Chinese-funded USD 13.8 billion flagship railway project today, hoping to dramatically increase trade and boost Kenya`s position as a regional economic powerhouse.

Railway losses likely to touch Rs 25,000 crore

Loss incurred by the Railways in the passenger segment is likely to touch Rs 25,000 crore this year, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Graft complaints on the rise in railways

The complaints of irregularities in Railways are on the rise despite its claims of having a robust vigilance organisation.

Canada allows railway behind disaster to operate

A Canadian government agency has determined that the US rail company whose runaway train crashed into a small Quebec town, killing 47 people last month, has adequate insurance to keep operating for the next month and a half.