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Letter from `terror outfit` prompts NW railways to tighten security

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 00:56

Security has been beefed up at seven railway stations, including Jaipur and Ajmer, after a letter purportedly by a terror outfit threatened to carry out an explosion on April 21, three days before second phase of Lok Sabha polls are scheduled to be held in Rajasthan.

2,096 bio-toilets installed in rail coaches so far

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:39

Continuing its efforts to provide a clean and eco-friendly travel to train passengers, Railways has expedited the work of fitting bio-toilets in coaches with over 2,000 of them already installed so far.

New govt to decide on FDI relaxation in construction, railways

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 18:29

The new government is scheduled to be formed next month as the nine-phase general elections for the 16th Lok Sabha has started from April 7 and counting will be held on May 16.

HC notice over poor quality water in Indian Railways

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:01

The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking improvement in the quality of drinking water in Indian Railways and a probe into alleged manipulation while awarding contracts for supply of chlorination plants.

Two railway officials sentenced to 3 years RI in bribery case

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 21:48

A special CBI court in Bhopal has sentenced two Railway officials with three years rigorous imprisonment in connection with a 2009 bribery case.

Railways takes down curtains from third AC coaches

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 18:21

Citing safety reasons, railways has decided to remove curtains put on pathways of all air- conditioned three-tier (3 AC) coaches of trains.

BJP dares Bansal to a debate on railway `cash-for-job` scandal

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 22:28

On the eve of Narendra Modi`s visit to Chandigarh, BJP on Friday launched a scathing attack on Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over the issue of corruption and dared him to an open debate on the `cash-for-job` scandal.

From Delhi to Agra in 90 minutes

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:33

Tired of nearly three-hour train journey to Agra? Now you can look forward to reaching the city of the Taj Mahal in just 90 minutes as the railways is set to increase the speed of the Shatabdi Express.

Over 6,000 RPF personnel, 1,000 coaches ready for LS polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 14:09

Gearing up for Lok Sabha polls, the Railways has kept 75 companies of RPF ready for deployment in various parts of the country during the election time.

India-China SED dialogue to focus on high speed rail tracks

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 22:32

India and China will hold the third round of their strategic economic dialogue here this week aimed at raising the speed of Indian trains and improving heavy haul operations and rail stock.

Railway submits report to HC on platform height to avert mishaps

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 00:52

Railway authorities submitted before Bombay High Court report of expert committee to examine gaps between footboards of local trains and railway platforms here in view of mishaps.

CCI orders probe against Indian Railways, IRCTC

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 21:48

The Competition Commission has ordered an investigation against Indian Railways and its arm IRCTC for alleged unfair practices related to compulsory sale of food to travellers on some trains and ticket booking.