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Project on schedule, confident of acquiring land by December: Railway Board chief

Only 0.9 hectares of land in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) has been acquired till now. The project is facing opposition from villagers in Palghar and Dahanu who have staged protests in the past.

Deadline 2019: Monthly targets for zones from Railway Board

The projects were the Narendra Modi-led government's programme with a 2020 deadline.


Ashwani Lohani takes charge as new Railway Board Chairman, says safety will be top priority

Ashwani Lohani, who was at the helm of Air India for two years was appointed as the Chairman of the Railway Board, after incumbent A K Mital tendered his resignation on Wednesday after Kaifiyat express derailed near Auriya in Uttar Pradesh.

Who is A K Mital?

With the two year extension, A K Mital was to remain in the office till July 2018. Had he continued in office, he would have become the longest serving Chairman Railway Board (CRB) in history with a combined tenure of 43 months.

'Pay panel award may keep railway cost optimisation under stress'

Through additional resource generation, the target for finances this year was to increase 10.1 per cent to Rs 1.85 lakh crore from the earlier Rs 1.67 lakh crore.

Board wants only engineers as Indian Railways officers

The proposal, to be deliberated by the board on Wednesday, prompted the civil services cadres to form a separate union and submit a memorandum in protest on Tuesday.


DoPT scanner on Railways over creation of top posts for projects

The DoPT has also asked the Railways how many “work charged posts” have been phased out after completion of the projects.

Indian Railways to lend a step up to upper berth

New ladder designs being tried out in trains, National Institute of Design roped in.

The great railway scam: This is why you can never book a ticket at 8 am

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.