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'If anybody destroys railway property shoot them at sight': Railway minister

The minister further asserted that it is taxpayers' money and to develop one train it takes years together.

17 Dec 2019 8:57 PM

Is Railway going private? Zones to identify routes that can be run by private players

The indicative list identified by the Railway Board for private train operation includes intercity, long-distance and suburban routes.

24 Sep 2019 8:35 PM

11 lakh railway employees to get 78 days' pay as productivity bonus

It would benefit 11 lakh employees and would cost the exchequer Rs 2,024 crore, said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

18 Sep 2019 4:48 PM

RPF constable saves life of passenger slipped between train and track in Hyd

The incident took place at Nampally railway station in Hyderabad on Thursday.

30 Aug 2019 12:43 PM

Budget 2019 stresses on massive infra investments to grow into USD 5 trillion economy

Infrastructure financing needs have been estimated at around Rs 20 lakh crore a year, said Nirmala Sitharaman.

05 Jul 2019 5:48 PM


Monsoon brings Mumbai to halt: Roads water-logged, trains delayed

On Monday, at least 100 mm of rainfall was recorded between 4 and 5 am, with more than 360 mm recorded overnight.

01 Jul 2019 9:24 AM

Free Wi-Fi facility to be provided at all railway stations: Min

RailTel has entered into an agreement with MIIPL, a group company of Google, for providing WiFi facility at A1 and A category stations.

20 Jul 2018 11:40 AM

Man killed by train, mob stalls rail traffic for 4 hours

Alam Khan (38), the victim, was a resident of Purba Bahala village at Kolaghat.

23 Jun 2018 7:19 AM

Chinese woman follows handbag into X-ray scanner

The woman was worried the money in her handbag could be stolen while it was being inspected.

14 Feb 2018 3:53 PM

Japanese railway operator apologises after train leaves 20 seconds early

His apology had several social media users scratching their heads.

17 Nov 2017 11:03 AM


Lack of trash bins raises stink in rail coaches

The railway officials have admitted that this is a setback to their efforts to ensure cleanliness for commuters.

13 Aug 2017 1:28 AM

Suresh Prabhu launches series of initiatives under Southern Railway

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today launched a series of initiatives taken up under Southern Railway.

24 Jun 2017 9:02 PM

NGT asks railway to expedite bio-toilet installation by 2019

The petition filed by Mukta Sathe and other citizens, including students, was heard by the western zone bench of the NGT in Pune.

30 May 2017 2:32 AM

India's 1st under-river metro tunnel to be completed next week

The under-river tunnel is a crucial link for the Railway's 16.6-km long East-West Metro project in Kolkata.

28 May 2017 6:29 PM

Centre to come out with new Metro Rail policy: Venkaiah Naidu

Besides the new metro policy, a National Policy on TOD has been formulated and approved by the Union government, Naidu said.

14 May 2017 4:26 PM


Railways to invite bids for manufacturing coaches

Railways will invite financial bids worth over Rs 20,000 crore for manufacturing around 5,000 AC and non-AC coaches.

02 May 2017 10:28 AM

Railways aim to save Rs 41,000 cr on energy consumption expenses

So far we have been successful in saving over Rs 4,000 crore expenditure on power bills in Railways.

25 Mar 2017 3:42 PM

Train runs over 3 jumbos in Assam

The incident occurred in between Kampur and Jamunamukh railway station in the wee hours.

18 Dec 2016 2:55 AM

Cop saves man being dragged by train

Both the cop and the passenger suffered minor injuries in the incident.

08 Dec 2016 3:59 AM

China to invest extra $8.5 billion in Pakistan

The country's gross external financing needs would rise to $15.1 billion in 2018/2019.

24 Nov 2016 8:12 AM