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Indian Railways to deploy CORAS commandos on trains in Naxal-hits areas, J&K, Northeast

The CORAS commandos will be armed with special uniforms, including bullet-proof jackets, helmets and sophisticated weapons.

Aug 14, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Amid concerns over safety, Railways to build coaches with anti-collision device from 2018

New technology is being used to monitor track, the Railways Minister said in Rajya Sabha.

Dec 29, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Train derailments: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal orders quick replacement of old tracks

Three trains jumped off the tracks and another derailment was averted on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi and Maharashtra within a span of nine hours.

Sep 07, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

16 cases of train sabotage in the last 40 days in 2017, Indian Railways suspect 'terror angle'

Indian Railways suspect that abnormally high cases of train accidents in the recent past are the act of sabotage

Feb 13, 2017, 12:42 PM IST

Patna-Indore Express derailment: Steps needed to improve rail safety

The Patna-Indore Express train mishap has brought the spotlight back as to what needs to be done to improve rail safety and make train journeys an enjoyable and comfortable experience for millions of its passengers.

Nov 21, 2016, 04:21 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Express fire: Focus back on rail safety

Despite all the talking and promises in successive rail budgets, all one gets to listen after a mishap is the ruing note on “funds constraint".

Jul 30, 2012, 18:26 PM IST

Trivedi wants more budget support for Rail safety

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said huge funds were required for implementing safety measures in railways.

Feb 20, 2012, 00:13 AM IST

Panel to submit rail safety reports Friday

The high-level rail safety review is
understood to have favoured separate cadres for diesel and
electric locomotive drivers and upgrading tracks.

Feb 16, 2012, 18:39 PM IST