This also marks part of the beginning of a new model of rail infrastructure development in India conceived and unfolded during Prabhu’s tenure as the minister.
“Preventing cattle from entering the tracks on this route is the main worry. The decision to completely fence this route essentially stems from that,” an official said.
The number of hirings is flat because clients as well as technology companies are going for automation.
Come February 15, passengers can book train tickets online only six times a month instead of existing 10 on Indian Railways’ e-ticketing website. Under the existing system of online booking, one can book tickets on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website 10 times a month but from February 15, it will be reduced to six times, a senior […]
For the refreshed interiors loaded with more ease of use, Railways has decided to charge 15 per cent more than the usual fare for Mahamana Express.
The Public Accounts Committee has decided to include these additional subjects for examination after the principal government auditor tabled its reports in Parliament in December last during the Winter session.
Railways has said that the part of the burden on its revenues by way of discharging its “public service obligation” be picked up by the government.
The Railways’ operating ratio touched 98% in September, and settled in the vicinity of 97% in October. Achieving the target of 88.5% by March looks difficult; and the Railways would do very well to better last year’s 91.8%.
Review of projections by various ministries & industry representatives paints a gloomy picture for FY17.
The Arvind Panagariya-led Committee on Innovative Collaborations, which had approved the project, has incorporated this policy move which has subsequently been approved by the Cabinet.
‘Rail Development Authority’, will not be able to compel the Railways to revise fares or freight but can only “recommend” passenger and freight tariffs considering the cost structure.
While a passenger has to shell out Rs 200 for the Tatkal booking of Sleeper class instead of Rs 175, for AC-3 the maximum revised charge is Rs 400 instead of Rs 350 earlier and minimum is Rs 300 instead of Rs 250, according to the Railway notification.
In this slum of cement workers, Anwar and Manoj are construction workers, daily-wagers earning between Rs 200 to Rs 350 a day. Both have two more children.
Kejriwal furious; government to seek legal opinion on filing case against authorities concerned.
AAP said earlier too similar activities were planned by Railways, but could not materialise following ‘intervention by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the state government’