Emails and SMSes to the passengers and vendors would be sent two hours prior to the scheduled delivery.
Railway Minister Prabhu is learnt to be taking stock of punctuality figures and asset-failure on a daily basis.
Advance reservation period for rail ticket booking has been increased from 60 days to 120 days.
Railways has set the target to fit 17,000 bio-toilets in long-distance trains as part of its ‘Swachh Rail – Swachh Bharat’ programme.
The study by ORF calls for measures to discourage trespassing on tracks.
Central Railway authorities said the dining car was taken off the tracks from “the safety point of view as it had exhausted its life.”
The trapped passengers, and many bodies, were removed after cutting the bogie from several places.
The passenger will be spoilt for choice as there are blockbusters, classics, reality shows, music and games that one can choose from.
A probe revealed that daily 4,000 confirmed berths are hoarded by touts within a minute of the reservation system being thrown open to public.
The decision has been taken in order to reduce the crowd inside railway stations.
Prabhu said “there is no plan to retrench any employee of railways” which would take care of their welfare and concerns.
There is a moratorium of five years on the interest payable and loan repayment, as per the broad understanding.
LIC sources confirmed that the move is at an advanced stage and modalities are being finalised. A formal announcement is expected shortly.
PPP mode of infrastructure development to be revisited, revitalised.
He added that the public transporter was committed to protecting the interests of employees.