7 coaches of goods train derailed in Assam
Dibrugarh (Assam), Dec 08 (ANI): Seven coaches of a goods train derailed near Naharkatia Station i...
Over 71 hectares handed over to NHAI for Delhi-Meerut expressway
As many as 201 houses were demolished with the help of owners and the target...
Free WiFi now at 5,500 railway stations
The Railways began the service of providing free WiFi at its stations from January 2016 from Mumbai C...
With renewable energy, Rail ministry to transform Indian Railways into 'Green Railways'
Through the Power Sector Reform (PSR) programme, the MoU with DFID envisages to include co-operation for energy efficiency and energy self-sufficiency for Indian Railways.
In rare move, railways retires 32 officers in 'public interest' before normal date of retirement
The only time in recent history when the railways undertook such a move was in 2016-17 when four officers were prematurely retired.
Salary, social obligations take away big funds of railways: Piyush Goyal
"After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations, there has been an over expenditure of Rs 22,000 crore for salaries and pension of railway employees. This has contributed to the overall operating loss," he said.
Gaurs Group to invest Rs 750 cr on new commercial project in Greater Noida
Gaurs Group has recently completed the construction of 'Gaur City Mall' comprising 15 lakh sq ft area with an investment of Rs 750 crore in Greater Noida.
Centre examining Bengaluru suburban rail project
Responding during the Question Hour, Angadi said the project has been pending due to non-cooperation from the previous Congress-JDS led state government. The B S Yediyurappa government in Karnataka has submitted a revised detailed project report (DPR) that proposes around 55-odd suburban railway stations covering a distance of about 150 km.
Railways signs MoU with DFID for cooperation in field of energy efficiency
As part of its obligations & commitment to reduce carbon footprints, Indian Railways is taking several initiatives in the field of Green Energy to achieve the same.
Social obligation costs should be excluded from Operating Ratio to reflect true picture of Railways' finances: Piyush Goyal
The Indian Railways recorded its worst operating ratio in 10 years in 2017-18 at 98.44 per cent, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report tabled in Parliament on Monday.
Railways operating ratio of 98.44 per cent in 2017-18, worst in last 10 years: CAG
The railways recorded an operating ratio of 98.44% in 2017-18, worst in 10 years, CAG said in its report.
Mumbai Central is India's first 'Eat Right Station'
The honour came on the basis of compliance of food safety and hygiene, availability of healthy diet, food handling at preparation, trans-shipment and retail/serving points, food waste management, promotion of local and seasonal foods and creating awareness on food safety and a healthy diet, said Western Railway chief spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar.
Response to Railways' 'Give it Up' scheme 'not encouraging': CAG report
CAG report tabled in Parliament reported that senior citizen concession accounted for 52.5 per cent of the total allowed by the national transporter. Thus, the 'Give it Up' scheme, which started in 2017, encouraging senior citizens to give up their train fare concessions, is not encouraging enough.
Indian Railways operating ratio of 98.44% worst in 10 years: CAG
The Indian Railways' operating ratio in 2017-18 was at 98.44 per cent, the worst in the last 10 years, the Comptroller and Auditor General o...
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