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Centre appoints new Rail Board chief, eight GMs

With Aurnendra Kumar ending his term Wednesday, A K Mithal was appointed the new chairman.

With cheaper imports, lesser local coal to wheel around

Railways stare at potentially reduced freight earnings from coal.


Railways ‘special cell’ to deal with green issues

The new government is working on ways to clear 28 rail projects across India.

Best drivers with ample rest behind most train accidents

The analysis has shown that 84 per cent of the accidents were caused by experienced drivers.

Gowda cuts short Railways award list

Over the years, the awards system had faced allegations of favouritism, at the cost of excluding the truly deserving.

Despite fare hike, Railways need to be merged into govt fisc

Experts call for the Railways to run a set of PSUs to attract investments for projects


Before power shift, 13 ‘confidential’ files go missing from Rail Bhawan

The files are said to have gone missing either from their respective sections or from the offices where they were sent for consideration.

Kharge, his deputies gave away Rs 47 lakh as cash gifts to their personal staff

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.

Decision on rail fare hike after talks with PM: Gowda

Railway ministry officials said prima facie it appears that the locomotive of the Gorakhdham Express derailed due to a rail fracture.

Railways note to Modi govt: hike fares, allot more money for a turnaround

Sources said the additional money will be used to complete already sanctioned work worth Rs 40,000-45,000 crore that will give the country 8,000 km of rail lines.