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PM Narendra Modi to unveil electric locomotive in Varanasi today

The 2612 horsepower WDG3A diesel loco was converted into a 5000 horsepower electric loco to assume the new class called WAGC3 at a cost of Rs 3.79 crore.

Heritage walks to trace history of railways

Railway enthusiasts will be taken on heritage walks in stations and various buildings steeped in history.

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Railways ropes in Tata group for WiFi in over 4,000 stations

Google has already wired up over 400 bigger railway stations across India.

Joymati Bahini: ‘all-women’ protection squad launched to assist women railway commuters

The all-women squad — comprising 12 members — can be approached by female travellers who require any kind of assistance in railway premises and on trains.

Railways take dig at IndiGo over new web check-in rule

IndiGo, which has a domestic market share of nearly 43 per cent, has been levying charges for web check-in from November 14.

Santragachi stampede in Kolkata: CCTVs were disconnected, says railway officials

“There is no point hiding anything. Due to construction work the connections were off and no CCTV cameras were working. Hence I have directed them to install proper CCTV cameras,” said P S Mishra, general manager, South Eastern Railway (SER) who visited the station on Thursday.

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Amritsar train accident: How Dussehra revelry turned into a tragedy

Amritsar train accident: Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha Saturday ruled out the possibility of any punitive action against the driver of the train, underlining that there was no negligence on the part of the railways, and also advised people not to organise such events near tracks.

Five killed, over 30 injured as New Farakka Express derails in Rae Bareli

The Railways has announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the families of the dead, Rs 1 lakh to those seriously injured and Rs 50,000 to those who suffered minor injuries.

Cabinet okays productivity-linked bonus for railway employees

Last year, about 12.30 lakh non-gazetted railway employees were paid PLB having a financial implication of around Rs 2,245.45 crore on the railways.

Asia’s first narrow-gauge line in Gujarat set to broaden

Commercially working narrow-gauge lines are pretty much nonexistent in the world, other than some hill railways in India, and this is an effort by the Railways to save them from extinction.

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See India's first solar-powered DEMU trains

According to Indian Railways, the solar energy system fitted in the DEMU train would result in a saving of 5.25 lakh litres of diesel per train over a life time of 25 years. Railways predict cost saving of Rs 3 crore per train over a life time of 25 years.

Gatimaan Express: Here is all you need to know about the train

The train has been flagged off on April 5, 2016 from H. Nizammuddin Railway Station by the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabu in the presence of several other dignitaries.

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Railway Budget prepared considering commuters' requirements: MoS Railways

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Indian Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that this year's Railway Budget would transform the Indian Railways. He said that they have prepared the budget considering the common man and common commuters' requirements. Sinha said cleanliness was another aspect that is being looked into by the railways. He further said that the wi-fi facility that has been proposed about in the Rail Budget has already been stationed on 11 stations and the railways are aiming to install wifi in 100 railway stations. Lauding the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, Sinha said that Indian Railways would make the necessary progress by 2020.

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