The budget sanctions Rs 25 crore for the purchase of 10 mini, portable biodiesel plants.
In case of accidents, Railways is usually not liable to pay compensation.
The Sena MPs said they were provoked by the inadequate accommodation facilities and food arrangements.
The PPP business target for the Railways in 12th Five-Year Plan is Rs 1 lakh crore.
The railway board has segregated the action points according to the directorates concerned.
This is the largest induction drive for TTEs in one go in recent years.
Trains linking Bihar and Kerala are among those which have the highest number of such stoppages.
Mega-kitchens may be free for some time during the day, PMO asks Rlys for a plan.
As per the existing Act, only railway ministry can set fares and freight for the country’s operations.
Gowda said CCTVs will be used to monitor the cleanliness drive.
Increasing the speed of trains to 160 to 200 km per hour on nine select sectors was one of the highlights.
Live-tweeting is one of the many firsts about Gowda’s maiden Rail Budget.
Railways wants doors to open for investments in projects like proposed bullet train corridors.
The train is expected to be popular with tourists to the Taj Mahal from Delhi.
During 15th Lok Sabha, Paul mentioned atrocities on women in his constituency Krishnanagar.
Railway Minister Sada-nanda Gowda met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to apprise him about the upcoming opening of the Udhampur-Katra line and to discuss the budget.
Seeks ways to bring down rising fuel costs, will brief green tribunal on plan to cut emission.
The ministry, had earlier given all its DRMs three months to vacate the official houses.
In the interim rail budget, the Railways had received Rs 29,000 crore as GBS and around Rs 12,000 crore as cess.
The Railway Ministry has got the confirmation that the derailment of the goods train was definitely an act of sabotage.
The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is widely expected to form the next government in Maharashtra, which goes to polls in December.
Seeking rollback, BJP and Sena MPs from Maharashtra to meet Gowda
Around 60 per cent of total 26,000 cognisable crimes in railways in last one year occurred inside trains while rest took place on its premises.
‘The decision to not spell out the hike was a political one. Budget documents had all the calculations’ Arunendra Kumar, Chairman, Railway Board
Rs 164,995 cr revenue, Rs 10,000 cr surplus not possible without the hike
The NDA government has taken the unpopular decision of hiking railway passenger fare.
Having been a former state president of Congress who joined the LJP before election, Kaiser is critical of his former party.
Gowda to hold first-of-its kind meeting of entire top brass of Railways.
Bhopal Shatabdi, with a current top speed of 150 kph and an average speed higher than other trains in this category, has been selected for the test.
The new measures seek to enforce strict punishment along with a permissible limit of alcohol content among on-duty staff.
Railways has been testing the waters for high-speed train corridors for six years now.
Sources said there had been two attempts to test the waters for an alliance that would unite the non-BJP vote.
The files are said to have gone missing either from their respective sections or from the offices where they were sent for consideration.
Munde had planned to return to Mumbai that very night but rescheduled the trip as the meeting went on until late.
The PM is said to have asked Paswan to file a report on the ground situation and incorporate suggestions for improvement as well.
Interestingly, a trackman in Eastern Railway, an officer attached to an assistant to GM in Western Railway and such officials in remote locations have also been named in the junior ministers’ list.