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Suburban Rail: Bangalore MP PC Mohan meets Piyush Goyal, citizens flood Twitter with demands

"The union ministers expressing their consent in implementing Bengaluru Suburban rail project is a good sign," Bangalore Central MP P.C. Mohan told Indianexpress.com after meeting Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal and MoS Suresh Angadi in New Delhi on Friday

Railways to advertise for 1.3 lakh more jobs

This fresh recruitment drive, applications for which will be invited beginning next month, before the present government’s term comes to a close, takes care of the entire existing vacancy list in Indian Railways.


Railways to recruit 2.3 lakh people over next two years

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that taken together with the ongoing process to recruit 1.5 lakh people, the total number of jobs up for grabs in Railways is now almost 4 lakh.

Mumbai: More people died from falling off trains last year over 2017, says report

The report also states that the number of deaths on railway tracks reduced by 33 in 2018. While 3,014 people died on railway tracks in 2017, the number fell to 2,981 in 2018.

Stone pelting on trains in Pune: Railway officials blame illegal hutments, encroachment around railway tracks

Officials said stone pelting incidents have increased in the past few days. In a recent incident, passengers of Thirunvelli-Dadar Express had a narrow escape as some miscreants pelted stones on the train.

Gujarat: Train mows down 11 cows in Dahej

Acting on the complaint lodged by the sarpanch, police on Tuesday said that they have launched a probe and will soon be questioning the driver of the goods train.


Taiwan driver granted bail after 18 killed in island's worst rail disaster

The train came off the rails on a curve while moving at close to 87 miles per hour (140 kmh), above the speed limit of 46 mph (74 kmh)

Kolkata: Railways gear up for Shravani Mela with additional trains, counters

In addition to regular services, two pairs of trains on the Howrah-Tarakeshwar-Howrah line and six pairs on the Tarakeshwar-Sheldah-Takeshwar line will run on Sundays, Mondays and the holidays.

At least 26 girls rescued by GRP, RPF in UP after fellow passenger tweets

Shrivastava tagged the Twitter handles of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Uttar Pradesh State Railways Minister Manoj Sinha and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for immediate action.

Piyush Goyal urges railways, power, coal ministries to work in coordination for 24X7 power supply

The interim Finance Minister also reviewed power supply requirement during the ongoing summer and forthcoming winter season besides discussing short-term, medium-term and long-term measures to improve the coal stock position.

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500 jhuggis razed in Delhi slum, Kejriwal orders magisterial enquiry

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has ordered a magisterial enquiry after the railway authorities demolished 500 jhuggis in Shakur Basti in west Delhi

Protests against proposed rail fare hike

Cash-strapped railways on Friday effected a steep across-the-board hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares in all classes.


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Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more: https://bit.ly/2IM1j4c