Indonesia dumps plans for high-speed rail line: Ambassador

 Indonesia has unexpectedly dumped much-vaunted plans for its first high-speed railway in favour of a slower and cheaper rail option, in a blow to Japan and China who have been fiercely competing to win the construction job.

Railway Recruitment Board examinations to now take place online

The Board has also decided that examination centers for admissions will be set up based on the state with the most applications.

DNA: Can the government ensure safety to rail passengers?

Two derailments took place this month in Harda, M.P. on the same route, due to rains. Congress demands resignation of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu because of derailments.

Haryana: Explosives found near tracks in Kurushetra

Explosives were found lying close to railway tracks near Shahbad railway station in Haryana's Kurukshetra district today.

Railway makes special arrangements for Nashik Kumbh Mela

Railway has made special arrangements for pilgrims heading to Nashik for the Kumbh Mela and has upgraded and extended facilities at the local train station for smooth journey of devotees.

India-Bangladesh rail project to be ready by 2017

NITI Aayog has decided to commission the proposed 15-km India-Bangladesh railway project along Tripura by 2017, a top state official said on Friday.

Creation of new railway zone for AP under consideration: Suresh Prabhu

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said here that creating a new Railway zone for Andhra Pradesh was under consideration.

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China announces USD 260 bln worth infrastructure projects

China today ruled out introducing a stimulus to arrest the slowdown of the economy but instead announced USD 260 billion worth of infrastructure projects, including railway construction, to spur growth.

Efforts on to connect more Arunachal towns by rail route

 After Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off two trains brining Arunachal Pradesh in railway map of the country last week, efforts are on to connect all major towns of the state by rail link.

Bombay HC dismisses PIL questioning separate counters for railway agents

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed a public interest litigation challenging separate counters for railway agents at the railway booking offices.

Railways inspects safety arrangements for semi-bullet trains

Railway officials today inspected the safety and security arrangements put in place for running proposed semi-bullet trains on Delhi-Agra route.

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Railway can't shirk its liability towards ticket refund: Forum

A consumer forum here has said that Railways cannot shirk its liability towards refund of tickets as it asked the PSU behemoth's northern zonal branch to pay over Rs 2,000 to a man after it failed to refund him the money for his cancelled tickets.

Railway refuse to give land for shelter at night: Delhi HC told

 The Railway on Friday told the Delhi High Court that its land near stations here is not available to make night shelters for the homeless as the people who will stay there will not die of cold but will be killed when they cross the tracks carelessly.

Good progress in railway, highway projects in Odisha

There has been good progress in railway and highway projects while time lines were fixed for various projects being implemented in Odisha.

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.