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881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

The electrification plans will cover all three railway zones — Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway and North East Frontier Railway.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

China can help India upgrade rail network: Chinese daily

India has one of the largest railway networks in the world but it suffers frequent train accidents.

Jun 05, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

Border rail network deal to be signed in two weeks: Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said the Defence and Railway ministries will sign an MoU in the next two weeks for expansion of rail network in border areas.

Apr 11, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Interesting facts about Indian Railways

Here are some interesting facts about Indian Railways.

Feb 26, 2015, 09:45 AM IST

Haryana govt to partner with Railways to strengthen state network

With a view to strengthen the rail network in the state, the Haryana government has decided to enter into a partnership with Indian Railways by forming Special Purpose Vehicle for raising of funds.

Jan 29, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Thailand wants to expand rail network to link India, China

Thailand`s military junta has said that it wants to widen the country`s railway tracks and expand the network to form transport links with important markets in India and China.

Aug 04, 2014, 16:09 PM IST

Railway Min for expanding train network to remote areas

Railways Minister Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Thursday laid stress upon expanding and maintaining railway facilities in remote areas of the country.

Jan 23, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Pitroda panel suggests complete overhaul of rail communication

The Pitroda committee has also emphasised on expediting PPP projects and speedy execution of key projects like doubling and electrification projects.

Feb 26, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

Rains disrupt Maharashtra-Gujarat train services

Train services between Maharashtra and Gujarat were briefly disrupted Monday as heavy rains continued to lash several parts of the two neighbouring states since Saturday.

Aug 01, 2011, 16:30 PM IST

India-China rail network gap to widen significantly: Study

At a time when India is still in the planning stage for bringing in High Speed Rail (HSR) network in the country, neighbouring China has embarked upon an ambitious plan to take its HSR length to 28,000 km.

Mar 07, 2010, 13:50 PM IST

Obama announces $8 bn for high speed rail across US

In a bid to boost the job market and to decrease dependence on road and airlines network, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a massive investment to create a chain of high-speed rail corridors across the US.

Jan 29, 2010, 12:20 PM IST