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Indian railways

Aug 12, 2020 20:30
The private firms raised several queries regarding flexibility in clusters, eligibility criteria, bidding process, procurement of trains, fares, operations and Maintenance, officials aware of the development said. read more
Aug 06, 2020 23:48
The announcement was made in an order issued by the railway board on Thursday amid a review of the British-era legacy following allegations that railway officers tended to misuse the services of Telephone Attendant-cum-Dak Khalasis (TADKs). read more
Aug 02, 2020 23:55
The plan to accelerate the construction of infrastructure is targeted at Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. read more
Jul 31, 2020 02:30
The ministry has clarified that the order will not affect any ongoing vital infrastructure projects of the railways. read more
Jul 30, 2020 11:55
The PIL was registered after a HC judge on his official visit to Jabalpur from Gwalior in January got off a train at Katni-Murwara railway station for a cup of tea and suddenly the train started moving without blowing a whistle, and had a tough time in boarding a running train. read more
Jul 30, 2020 00:06
The railway ministry has clarified that the order , which has been reviewed by HT, will not affect any ongoing vital infrastructure projects of the railways. read more
Jul 28, 2020 23:59
The national carrier increased the average speed of its freight trains on July 27 was 46.16 kmph which is more than double, the 22.52 kmph of July 27 last year. According to the ministry, average speed in July was 45 kmph compared to 23.2 last year. read more
Jul 24, 2020 22:08
The national carrier received the highest revenue of Rs 102 crore from Gujarat followed by Maharashtra ( Rs 85 crore) and Tamil Nadu (Rs 34 crore ), according to the data reviewed by Hindustan Times. read more
Jul 23, 2020 23:54
The Centre built its first prototype of a Covid coach in April ; by May it was ready to deploy 5,231 railway coaches across 215 stations in 15 states considering the possibility of an increase in cases of Covid-19. read more
Jul 23, 2020 12:30
The innovative QR code-based ticket checking system has been developed by Prayagrag division of North Central Railways. read more
Jul 19, 2020 23:45
According to the railway ministry’s projections, the transporter will select the companies that will run the private trains by April 2021; the first 12 are expected to start plying by 2023-24, followed by 45 more in FY 2024-25, the next 50 in FY 2025-26 and the last 44 by 2026-27. read more
Jul 18, 2020 13:43
“A total of 7 routes have been identified as High-Density Network (HDN), which has a total length of 11,295 km. There is 60 per cent traffic on these routes. Therefore, we are taking steps to reduce traffic on these routes,” Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board said. read more
Jul 14, 2020 08:33
During this period, all officers, staff would work from home and are to be available at all times on the phone and other electronic means of communication, Railway Board said. read more
Jul 11, 2020 09:45
The railways ministry had said in June all regular mail, express and passenger services, as well as suburban trains, will remain cancelled till August 12 as the cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) surged in the country. read more
Jul 06, 2020 07:10
According to HT’s sister publication Hindustan, the Indian Railways has sent a proposal to the Union ministry of home affairs for running these special trains. If given a nod, the railways will announce these trains soon. read more