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State-of-the-art facilities: Indian Railways to roll out SMART coaches

Railways' new smart coaches will be equipped with black boxes and coach information and diagnostics systems.

Aug 29, 2018, 08:30 AM IST

Like in planes, Indian Railways staff to carry thrash bags for waste disposal after meals

The railways is increasingly adopting the airline model -- from its food to its vacuum toilets -- to give passengers airline-like comforts.

Jul 27, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

Indian Railways to run 500 special trains to clear Holi rush

Indian Railways has decided to run 500 special trains during Holi. The move is most likely to benefit passengers from UP and Bihar.

Feb 27, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

Railways to engage with ISRO for rail safety: Piyush Goyal

Talking about technology at the event, Goyal said railways has been an early adopter of computers which could have been also expanded for various operational processes like safety.

Sep 28, 2017, 23:10 PM IST

Railways flexi fare scheme likely to be tweaked: Piyush Goyal

The scheme, launched on September 9 last year and applicable to premium trains such as the Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto, allows 10 percent of the seats to be sold at normal fare and thereafter increasing it in phases by 10 percent with every 10 percent of berths sold, with a ceiling of a 50 percent rise.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Yogi Adityanath assures all possible assistance to injured passengers of Utkal Express

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday called the Utkal train derailment as 'unfortunate' and issued a direction to officials to give all possible assistance to injured passengers of the Express.

Aug 19, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

Railways' post growth in passenger traffic, revenue

The Railway Ministry on Thursday reported a rise in passenger traffic and revenue generation during 2016-17.

May 25, 2017, 21:17 PM IST

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Mar 31, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Rlys need Rs 5 lakh crore to complete sanctioned projects

Railways need nearly Rs 5 lakh crore to complete all sanctioned projects for which it is mobilising additional resources including private investment, FDI and private-public partnership.

Jul 31, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

Don't cut funds for railways: Parl panel

A parliament panel has taken strong exception to the steep cut in financial outlay for Indian Railways during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017) and warned it will hit projects, safety and service quality hard.

Dec 22, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

Further hike in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto fares

Close on the heels of a fresh rise in passenger fares, Railways have decided to further hike the fares of premier trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto effective from October 17.

Oct 11, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

All my successors in Rail ministry getting `derailed`: Lalu

With UPA-II having six ministers in the Railways during the present tenure, RJD president Lalu Prasad today took a jibe saying since he left Railways his successors were getting "derailed".

May 13, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

No attack on Rail Ministry: Chidambaram`s office

Home Minister P Chidambaram`s
office today clarified that his remarks on the Sainthia
railway accident were not a criticism of the Railway
Ministry.

Jul 21, 2010, 18:19 PM IST

Ministry asks RRB to make exams foolproof

In the wake of CBI unearthing a
multi-crore recruitment scam, a concerned Railway Ministry has
asked the body holding the examinations to devise a strategy
to make them foolproof.

Jun 21, 2010, 22:07 PM IST