How can the Railways protect passengers from theft committed by its staff? This is a question troubling officials of the Indian Railways.
Named Project Saksham, the exercise will start in January 2018 and go on till September
Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal talks about impact of demonetisation, says there is no shortage of funds for the bullet train, argues that Army was called in to build the FOB in Mumbai as it is the only workforce that can work in extreme conditions, and promises a new face of Railways by 2022.
Amul approached the Indian Railways a month ago on its Twitter handle with a business proposition to use refrigerated parcel vans to transport butter across India
The commission was hearing revision petition filed by the Railways against the Maharashtra state commission’s decision awarding Rs ten lakh to her and another petition by Sawant for enhancement of compensation.
The Indian Railways will unveil the first of its overhauled premium trains under its ‘Swarn’ project on Monday. The new Delhi-Kathgodam Shatabdi Express is the first of the 30 trains–15 Rajdhani and 15 Shatabdi–that were planned for a complete overhaul at a cost of Rs 25 crore.
On the plan to completely switch over from the conventional ICF design coaches to LHB, Piyush Goyal said production of ICF coaches across India would stop by the middle of 2018.
The Indian Railways is creating a complex algorithm for its ticket-booking software that will predict the probability of waitlisted tickets getting confirmed at the time of booking.
Recipients of Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra will now be able to travel with a companion in not only 1st AC coaches but also the executive class on all trains.
The officials are scheduled to appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways headed by Trinamool MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay on November 9.
The project was awarded in December 2016. The cost of the project is Rs.37.45 crore and has been bought in by the developer under the PPP model. The developer will also maintain it for 25 years and the Railways will only pay energy consumed at Rs 4.14 per unit, officials said.
According to the statement released by the Northern Railways yesterday, the Anand Vihar Terminal handled 80,000 passengers per day during the Diwali and Chhat rush this year.
On Wednesday, the GRP in Uttar Pradesh booked Iqbal and Izhaar. But back home in Jhakra Village of West Champaran district in Bihar, the duo claimed they were not on the train.
The Railways has said that adding coaches is normal during rush. Vinay Srivastava, the official who took the train, has denied allegations that the coach was attached on his request.
A number of mail and express trains, including the Howrah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express, move through the route to different destinations in northern part of the country from Howrah station.