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.
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.
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.
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.
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.