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Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:02

Railways has identified nine corridors for taking action to raise the speed of passenger trains to 160-200 kmph, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday.

Govt allays fears over FDI in Railways

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:25

Describing the PPP mode as a necessity, Government on Tuesday allayed apprehensions over allowing FDI in the Railways and said it will help big ticket projects like high-speed corridors and freight corridors.

India, China likely to sign MoU for cooperation in Railways

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 17:12

India and China are likely to sign an MoU for cooperation in Railways during the forthcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in September, a senior Chinese diplomat said here.

“Premium Trains” put Rlys on dynamic tariff track on busy routes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 09:15

Indian Railway has quietly but surely set itself on the course of completely market driven tariffs on select busy routes and none seems to be complaining!

Maharashtra: 500 home guards to provide security to women in local trains

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 22:29

Five hundred home guards personnel will be deployed for security of women commuters on suburban trains in Mumbai, Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said here on Friday.

Daily train from Delhi to Katra from tomorrow

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 17:25

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

China should not expand bullet train network: Expert

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:43

It is unwise for China to further expand its high-speed rail network as most of the trains are operating at heavy losses, an expert has said even though Chinese bullet trains have made a big splash abroad including India.

58 new trains proposed in Rail Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:54

As many as 58 new trains, including five new 'Jansadharan' trains and an equal number of premium group of trains have been proposed in the Rail Budget presented by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda Tuesday.

Railway Budget 2014: Full text

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 15:00

I rise to present before this august House the Statement of Estimated Receipts and Expenditure for 2014-15 for Railways. As I stand in this Temple of Democracy, I owe this opportunity to the people of this country who have elected us to represent them and to shape their destiny.

Govt proposes 'highest ever' plan outlay for railways

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:46

Government today proposed "highest ever" plan outlay of Rs 65,445 crore to the railways for the current fiscal, with a budgetary support of over Rs 30,000 crore.

Bullet trains, network of high speed rail on anvil

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:42

Introduction of bullet trains starting off with the Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector and an ambitious plan to have a Diamond Quadrilateral network of high speed rail connecting major metros and growth centres are on the anvil.

Ready-to-eat meals of reputed brands in trains

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:38

The Railway Budget today proposed to introduce ready-to-eat meals of reputed brands on-board trains to improve food quality and cancel vendors' contract if services were not up to the mark.