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Safety to be top priority for Railways, says Ashwani Lohani

Ashwani Lohani assumes charge at a time when the safety aspect of railways is under sharp focus.

25 Aug 2017 1:40 AM

Making trains safer, and faster

Given the Indian Railways’ safety record, high-speed trains shouldn’t be its priority.

24 Aug 2017 12:09 AM

Train safety: When will we get serious?

Many who had entrusted their lives to the Indian Railways paid the penalty yet again for someone else’s carelessness.

21 Aug 2017 12:00 AM

Train journey between Delhi and Mumbai to become a 'true overnighter'

Railway Ministry will make improvements on existing Rajdhani train that runs between the two cities.

07 Aug 2017 10:48 AM

Flexi fares to continue as they earn Railways additional Rs 540 crore

The scheme, launched on September 9, 2016, is applicable in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains.

06 Aug 2017 2:13 PM


Dilli Ka Babu: Talent search by NITI Aayog

It’s hard to keep a whistleblower down, as the Haryana government has often discovered in its dealings with IAS officer Ashok Khemka.

06 Aug 2017 12:28 AM

L&T gets Rs 1,050-crore contract for rail tracks electrification

This is first engineering, procurement and construction contract of Railways under Mission Electrification.

05 Aug 2017 11:34 AM

Railways starts process of phasing out of blankets in AC coaches

Blankets will be carried in the trains in case these are needed by passengers.

01 Aug 2017 7:26 PM

Railways eyes Rs 26,000 cr savings in energy costs over 10 years

The Railways has set a target of electrifying 24,400 km of routes by 2022.

31 Jul 2017 7:56 PM

From chug chug to vroom vroom, Chandigarh to Delhi train travel in just 2 hours!

SNCF, the French railways, has been assigned the task of submitting execution strategy of this semi-high speed project.

31 Jul 2017 2:19 PM


Railways to introduce designer, easy to clean lightweight blankets soon

Railways have roped in the National Institute of Fashion Design to design lightweight blankets with less wool content.

30 Jul 2017 4:17 PM

Railways may stop offering blankets in AC coaches; raise temp to 24 degrees

A CAG report severely criticised the railways for not washing bedrolls regularly and not maintaining quality control.

29 Jul 2017 1:34 PM

IRCTC plans e-catering for Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains

The company will be given responsibility of managing catering services in all trains with pantry cars.

27 Jul 2017 11:34 AM

Passenger in Poorva Express served biryani with lizard

Incident came to light when a co-passenger took to social media and posted image of lizard in biryani.

26 Jul 2017 11:30 AM

Railways fears cheaper airlines will eat into its business

Blueprint says 25 per cent domestic air travel now occurs in 0-500 km route which was railways' monopoly.

25 Jul 2017 1:04 PM


IRCTC to install Re 1 clean water booths at 450 stations

Railways hopes that initiative would help national transport entity to generate 2,000 new jobs.

24 Jul 2017 2:28 PM

Railway ministry working with companies like Apple on train speeds

NITI Aayog approved the ministry's Rs 18,000 crore proposal to increase speeds of the Gatiman Express.

21 Jul 2017 2:27 PM

CAG blames govt policy for poor train food, low hygiene

Food stuff is kept in the open for flies, insects, rats and cockroaches to feast upon.

21 Jul 2017 12:41 AM

In national first, Indian railways adds solar panels to roof of Delhi train

The lighting, fans and information displays inside the train -- once powered by diesel -- will run off the sun's energy.

20 Jul 2017 12:17 PM

Govt to turn railways into 'real engine of growth', to increase investment

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said target is to make Rs 8,56,000 crore investment in railways in next few years time.

17 Jul 2017 10:47 AM