To take up port links and critical coal connectivity lines on priority, says minister.
PPP has been on the Railways’ agenda for several years but it has not been able to take off .
Minister blames the deteriorating health of Railways on an irrational tariff policy.
Mysore and Bangalore were mentioned as cities to figure in an effort to introduce high-speed trains.
Nagpur happens to be the headquarters of the RSS.
The Indian Express reported earlier that select trains will offer workstations for a payment.
A project for gauge conversion from Ahmedabad to Mehsana will be taken up.
One demand from Varanasi that remains pending is from silk traders, for a train to Bangalore.
Indian railways needs an organisational restructuring and clear strategic objectives.
“Railway minister is answerable to the people about how the funds will be used for improvement of the railways,” writes Samana.
The protestors, including Thakare, boarded the 11.04 AM Thane local without tickets as a mark of protest.
Railways have declared a compensation of Rs one lakh for the next of the kin of those killed.
Mega railway projects like Madhepura electric loco factory and diesel loco factory at Marhowra (both in Bihar) proposed during UPA-I are bogged down by flip-flops in awarding contracts.
Arunachal’s capital is finally on India’s rail map. This journey must not stop here.
Both government and opposition have failed the 15th Lok Sabha.