Kashmir rail link begins regular operations

The train between Banihal in Jammu region and Baramulla district in Kashmir began regular operations on Thursday, a day after the Banihal-Qazigund section was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Railways move 7,945 passengers from Uttarakhand

With on-going relief efforts in flood-hit Uttarakhand, the railway have moved around 7,945 stranded passengers to destinations like Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow and Secunderabad since June 20, northern railway officials said on Tuesday.

Women safety: Railways to bear 50% cost for deploying guards

The Bombay High Court directed the Railways to bear 50% of the cost incurred to deploy additional guards across railway stations and in local trains to ensure safety of women commuters.

Uttarakhand floods: Railways to continue special trains for stranded pilgrims

The Indian Railways is continuing its efforts for the evacuation of passengers stranded in the Uttarakhand hills due to floods.

Railways asked to pay Rs 10K for harassment to passenger

Indian Railways has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for the harassment suffered by a passenger, who was made to run from one station to another to get his ticket cancelled.

Rail link to Kashmir to be launched on June 26

The much-awaited railway section, providing all-weather surface link to Kashmir valley, will be launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on June 26.

Railways asked to compensate passenger after mob detains train

Railways have to compensate passengers where journey is abandoned due to train being stopped by a crowd and travellers being threatened with violence, a consumer forum here has said.

Bribery case: Court rejects bail plea of accused

A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of one of the accused who had allegedly delivered the money to former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal`s nephew in the Rs 10-crore railway bribery case.

Railways to pay over Rs 50K for 2yr delay in processing refund

Pulling up Indian Railways for taking over two years to process a passenger`s refund request and then "illegally" rejecting it, a consumer forum here has directed it to pay a compensation of Rs 50,000 to the complainant.

Train services hit as miscreants remove rails

Train services were disrupted on Sunday in the Jagadalpur-Kirandul rail section of the Kottavalasa-Kirandul rail line under East Coast Railway as miscreants removed rails.

Ride into Railways history through rare photos

Rare pictures of the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru inside a rail engine or the first President Rajendra Prasad walking outside a station in south India provide a glimpse into the 160 years of Indian Railways.

Indo-Bangladesh Railway officers to meet on May 21

India and Bangladesh Railway officials would meet in Dhaka on May 21 to review the progress of work on the railway link between Agartala and Akhaura in Bangladesh, officials sources said on Saturday.

Over 6,400 railway employees came under scanner in 2012

Over 6,400 railway employees are facing departmental proceedings for being allegedly involved in corruption during 2012.

Acid attack victim critical, Railways to foot bills

The condition of Preeti Rathi, the nursing graduate from New Delhi who became the victim of an acid attack four days ago, continues to be critical.

Railway bribery case: Eighth accused arrested by CBI

Delhi police arrested one more person in connection with the Railway board bribery scandal involving Railway Minister PK Bansal on Sunday. Till now, eight persons have been arrested in the case.

Pawan Bansal: Low profile man in high-profile controversy

An advocate-turned-politician, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has gradually moved his way up in his political career while maintaining a clean image.

Disconcerting to see railways name in bribery case

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, reacting to the CBI raids in Chandigarh and the arrest of the nephew of Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, said that it was "disconcerting" to see a bribery scandal in his ministry.

Bribery case: CBI gets transit remand of Railway board member in graft case

A special court here on Saturday granted the CBI two days` transit remand of a Member of the Railway Board in an alleged graft case involving Railway Minister PK Bansal`s nephew.

Bribery case: PK Bansal`s stay in Cabinet hangs in balance

Railway Minister PK Bansal`s continuance in the Union Cabinet hung in balance on Saturday night as Congress and the government received a fresh battering in the wake of the arrest of his nephew on the charge of accepting bribe to fix plum position in the Railway Board.

Railways enquiry no 139 got record 19.20 cr calls

Railways enquiry number 139 recorded the highest ever 29.20 crore calls last year which translates to eight lakh calls a day.