Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

National Rail Plan aims to increase modal share of Railways in freight to 45 percent, says Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday (March 10) announced that the Indian Railways has prepared a National Rail Plan (NRP) to create a ‘future ready’ Railway system latest by 2030. 

Mar 11, 2021, 07:05 AM IST

Indian Railways' freight business portal launched to provide one-stop solution to customers

Ease of doing business with Indian Railways gets a solid boost with the launch of Freight Business Development Portal.

Jan 05, 2021, 23:38 PM IST

Indian Railways need to focus on increasing revenue, boosting safety of operations and welfare of employees: Piyush Goyal

The Minister has sought crowdsourcing of ideas for boosting profitability and transformational changes from the railway employees.

Jul 16, 2020, 20:26 PM IST

RPF jawan runs to provide milk to infant; gets cash award from Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel Inder Singh Yadav has recently shown the human face of the force amid sordid stories of suffering and plight of people in the wake of coronavirus crisis. The jawan went beyond his duty to arrange milk for a 3-month-old infant travelling in the Belgaum-Gorakhpur Shramik Special train.

Jun 04, 2020, 16:23 PM IST

145 trains are standing, Maharashtra government failed to make arrangements for passengers: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

The Railway Minister urged the Maharashtra government to help his ministry to facilitate poor workers to reach their homes.

May 26, 2020, 21:55 PM IST

Railway minister Piyush Goyal flags East-West Metro in Kolkata; check features

Presently Metro services are run in Kolkata on only one North-South corridor from Noapara to Kavi Subhas stations over a length of 27.3 Km. This corridor was inaugurated 36 years ago in 1984.

Feb 13, 2020, 23:49 PM IST

Piyush Goyal to participate in 2-day 'Chintan Shivir' on Indian Railways

The DRM and GM of all the railway zones along with top officials from RPF and RDSO will also be present in the camp.

Dec 05, 2019, 23:30 PM IST

Piyush Goyal slams Digvijay Singh's Hathyog

Piyush Goyal slams Digvijay Singh's Hathyog. Watch this video to know more.

May 10, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to flag off Vande Bharat Express on February 15 from New Delhi

Train 18, which was recently named Vande Bharat Express by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

Feb 07, 2019, 08:00 AM IST

Indian Railways ready to replace bio-toilets with airplane-like toilets in trains: Piyush Goyal

The vacuum toilets, which cost around Rs 2.5 lakh per unit, will be odour-free, will cut down water usage by 1/20th and have much lesser chances of getting blocked.

Jun 17, 2018, 10:35 AM IST

Problem in Railways not new, given in 2014 as inheritance: Piyush Goyal

"I am not giving an excuse, but problems in Indian Railways aren`t one or two years old, they were accumulated over years and were given to us in 2014 as inheritance," Goyal told the media.

Sep 30, 2017, 23:46 PM IST