Tag: indian railways

Indian Railways’ Oxygen Express reaches Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh towns

Smaller towns in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will be getting a fresh load of oxygen containers as the second round of roll on-roll off Oxygen...

Indian Railways | Bullet Train: Indian Railways gets environmental clearance for Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet train

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has got all the requisite wildlife, forestry and coastal regulation zone clearances in Gujarat and Maharashtra for the 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai...

indian railways: Rail Land Development Authority to offer 3 lakh sq ft commercial space near Varanasi railway station

New Delhi: Indian Railways will offer about 3 lakh sq ft of commercial space near Varanasi railway station, which is part of the redevelopment of...

Indigenisation of RFID tags helped in major savings, says railways | India News

NEW DELHI: The focus on indigenisation of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, which are being used for all railway wagons, coaches and locomotives, has helped reduce...

Sleeper coaches won’t be removed, reduced: Railway Board | India News

NEW DELHI: As the Indian Railways has stated that non AC sleeper coaches would be replaced by AC coaches from such trains which will be...

A better work environment for sanitation workers requires mechanisation, better gear and bigger private play

In the wreckage that the novel coronavirus is leaving in its wake, there has been an unexpected social benefit. Hundreds of thousands of sanitation workers...

New directions: Indian railways and intercity bus segment | India News

NEW DELHI: In India, trains and buses contribute to more than 95 percent of intercity mobility, and are the default choice for Indian travelers. While...

Railway Board objects to Comptroller and Auditor General’s ‘Window Dressing’ view

NEW DELHI: The Railway Board has asked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to drop the phrase “window dressing” from its assessment of Indian Railways’...

India’s first bullet train project may face delay due to land acquisition, COVID: Railways

NEW DELHI: Indicating a delay in country’s first bullet train project, the Railways on Saturday said a “real timeframe” for the completion of the Mumbai...

Recent surge in freight movement could mean that India’s economy is getting back on track

Onions are making the railways weep with joy. The Bengaluru railway division has almost clinched a new deal. A bunch of big onion traders, who...

Railways all set to introduce clause in procurement process to promote local suppliers

NEW DELHI: The Railways is set to introduce a clause for promoting local content in its procurement process so that it gets more bids from...

First set of private trains to be introduced by 2023, all 151 such services by 2027: Railways timeline

The first set of 12 private trains will be introduced in 2023, followed by 45 more in the next fiscal, according to an initial timeline...

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: Indian Railways rules out renegotiating loan with Japan on bullet train project

NEW DELHI: Amidst growing concerns of cost escalation of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the Railways on Friday said there was no renegotiation of its...

RSS affiliates VHP, SJM give call to boycott Chinese goods

NEW DELHI: RSS affiliates VHP and Swadeshi Jagran Manch see the strained relations with China as the right moment to firmly reject all Chinese goods...

Rathayatra sans devotees in the time of coronavirus

The Shree Jagannath Temple Managing Committee (SJTMC) Saturday recommended to the Odisha government to conduct the annual Rathayatra of Lord Jagannath in Puri sans devotees...

Indian Railway news: IRCTC starts booking for 200 special trains | India News

NEW DELHI: The Railways on Wednesday issued a list of 100 pairs of trains that it will operate from June 1, putting in operation popular...

With no transport available for onward journeys, scores left stranded on roads outside New Delhi station

Scores of people, who arrived here on the first batch of trains since the partial resumption of railway services amid a lockdown, were on Wednesday...

indian railways: Tickets worth Rs 10 crore sold to 54,000 rail passengers

New Delhi: Indian Railways sold tickets to 54,000 passengers worth about ₹10 crore within hours of bookings resuming for passenger trains that begin operating a...

India, Russia favour digitalisation to mitigate Covid impact on industry

NEW DELHI: Finnish-Russian industrial digital solutions provider Zyfra has said in a report on Wednesday that companies in the field of machinery, metallurgy, mining and...

Railways mulling post-lockdown precautions for passengers: Sources

NEW DELHI: From making passengers wear masks to using the Arogya Setu app to check their health status before allowing them to travel and encouraging...

coronavirus impact: How Indian bureaucracy is moving urgent files with ingenuity during the lockdown

Corridors of the many government offices in Lutyens’ Delhi are as deserted as the streets of the city to curtail the spread of the coronavirus....