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Railways can create 10L jobs, says Piyush Goyal

The comments of the new railways minister come after a spate of rail accidents in the last few month leading to loss of lives.

06 Oct 2017 3:34 AM

Tender for modernising railways can create 1 million jobs: Goyal

The Railways Minister also said that safety will be the priority of Indian railways and there would be no limit to funding it.

05 Oct 2017 5:57 PM

Rail ecosystem can create 10 lakh jobs in a year: Goyal

Government's moving aggressively on the rail track and safety maintenance programme.

05 Oct 2017 3:07 PM

Railway staff couldn’t get past crowd to help victims

The enquiry will now be taken into the homes of the injured as well as those who are still recuperating at KEM for now.

05 Oct 2017 2:35 AM

Elevated lanes shouldn’t cost more than AC trains: Minister

The CSMT-Panvel corridor will be 48.3 km-long while the Bandra-Virar corridor will stretch for 42 km.

04 Oct 2017 2:33 AM


Each railway project takes 12 years: Officials

Friday’s stampede at the Parel-Elphinstone Road FOB has led to the review of the time period taken to complete each city project.

04 Oct 2017 2:28 AM

200 railway officials will add to cost: Sources

The Union minister has chalked out a plan to improve railway infrastructure in the city.

03 Oct 2017 1:55 AM

MP min writes to Piyush Goyal, warns him of stampede at Gwalior station

Tomar, who is an MP from Gwalior witnessed the chaotic situation on Oct 1, when he reached the station to board Jabalpur-Nizamuddin train.

02 Oct 2017 3:59 PM

Safety moves up in railways’ list

Ministry forms audit teams to inspect all suburban stations in Mumbai.

02 Oct 2017 3:15 AM

Kurla, Bandra to get FOBs, 10 critical ones to be listed

A railway official said, “Mr Piyush Goyal has promised that the upgradation of these ten bridges will have no issue of cash-flow.”

02 Oct 2017 2:07 AM


Piyush Goyal tells Rlys to revise prices of elevated corridors

Officials have been given 10 days to provide these revised estimates to the minister.

02 Oct 2017 1:59 AM

Railways issue not 1 or 2 yrs old, given to NDA as inheritance in 2014: Goyal

Earlier on Saturday, Goyal empowered the Railways' General Managers to spend whatever is necessary on safety.

01 Oct 2017 10:24 AM

More FOBs, escalators at Mumbai stations: Piyush Goyal

To eliminate bureaucracy and delays, the minister directed General Managers of railways to spend whatever is necessary on safety.

30 Sep 2017 4:56 PM

Railways floats tender for new bridge

In a huge mishap, 22 persons were killed and over 30 injured in the rush hour when the FOB collapsed at the Elphinstone station.

30 Sep 2017 2:10 AM

Indian Railways ignored tweets, letters of ‘deadly foot overbridge’

Commuters had warned railways of overcrowding at foot overbridge via social media in 2016.

30 Sep 2017 1:37 AM


Rail minister was in Mumbai at time of incident

Friday’s was Mr Goyal’s first inauguration in Mumbai since he took charge as railway minister.

30 Sep 2017 1:21 AM

Mumbai: Death toll rises to 23 in stampede at Elphinstone foot overbridge

According to eyewitnesses, the stampede was triggered by rumours of the FOB collapsing, a short-circuit and broken stairs.

30 Sep 2017 1:09 AM

Rail minister orders high-level probe, condemns Mumbai stampede

The state government has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the incident.

29 Sep 2017 3:58 PM

Have ordered enquiry into loss of lives: Rail Min on Mumbai stampede

Piyush Goyal said, 'Deeply grieved at tragic loss of innocent lives due to an unfortunate stampede at Elphinstone Road foot overbridge.'

29 Sep 2017 1:54 PM

Govt to double suburban train services in Mumbai in next 3 years

Of the 100 services, 32 will be introduced on the Western Railway line and 68 on the Central Railway line.

29 Sep 2017 10:53 AM