Mishra said the strike was inevitable due to the attitude of Central the government over the charter of demands submitted more than six months ago, although they had deferred their strike from April at its instance.
Shunting locomotives are a requirement in industrial houses, which deploy them to power wagons in their manufacturing units.
The service tax is not applicable to non-AC and Sleeper class travel.
Almost 15 per cent capex, or Rs 15,081 crore, shown by the Railways in 2015-16 represents work done by joint venture companies in the railway sector.
Besides, the public sector behemoth has also decided to use drones to assess the ground situation in the aftermath of train accidents.
The online food order on trains and at stations is catching up as passengers are evincing interest in opting for e-catering during train journey, said a senior IRCTC official.
Kapoor has undertaken similar exercise with large organisations and has a clear idea of the challenges, an official said.
Sources said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu may elaborate on this in the Rail Budget, scheduled for later this month.
The protest will be organised under the banner of All India Railway Engineers Federation (AIREF).
Connecting the northeastern capitals by rail will produce enormous dividends.
Assuring that the Agartala-Sabroom line would be completed by March 2017, Sinha stated that boosting of rail connectivity in the Northeast was an area of topmost concern for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
No one has manufactured steam locomotives in India since 1972. They’ll have to be imported, and I’m told one would cost Rs 2 crore.
Railways’ Civil Engineering branch sends confidential note to Debroy panel.
As reported, railways infrastructure enhancement has been one of points of discussion between Modi and Li Keqiang.
On a pilot basis, the paperless ticketing system in unreserved segment will cover 15 stations in the suburban section of Southern Railway.