Tag: Ministry Of Railways

Railways Proposes Policy to Lease, Sell Coaches to Pvt Parties to Run Theme-Based Tourist Circuit Trains
Railways Proposes Policy to Lease, Sell Coaches to Pvt Parties to Run Theme-Based Trains

Private parties will soon be able to lease and buy railway coaches to run theme-based cultural, religious and other tourist circuit trains, according to a policy being formulated by the Indian Railways.

  • Saturday, 11 September 2021
Cuttack girl molested in moving train, seeks CMO help

Cuttack: Safety of women has again come under scanner after a girl student was allegedly molested on a moving train in Odisha. The victim, a law student was travelling to Kharagpur from Cuttack railway station in Jan Shatabdi Express on March 25 when a middle-aged man tried to touch her ‘inappropriately.’ As per sources, the […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Naveen seeks one Railway zone for entire Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged the Centre to consider expanding the jurisdiction of East Coast Railway (ECoR) to unify Odisha under one zone. As part of the reorganization, the Chief Minister has also demanded the Union Ministry of Railways for creating three new railway divisions at Rourkela, Jajpur-Keonjhar Road and Rayagada under […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Officials In Railway Minister's Office To Work In Two Shifts

The railway ministry has directed that the first shift will start at 7 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. while the second shift will start at 3 p.m. and end at 12 midnight.

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Cabinet nod for railways' plans to commercially develop space at stations

New Delhi: Paving the way for large-scale modernization of railway stations, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Railways’ station redevelopment plans so as to commercially develop space in and around stations, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. The Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also provided for a longer […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Google launches project to preserve, digitize Indian Railways' culture

New Delhi: In a first-of-its-scale heritage mapping and digitization project, Google and Ministry of Railways on Friday launched a project that aims to preserve the cultural heritage of the Indian Railways. The two-year digitization project “The Railways-Lifeline of a Nation” is a comprehensive digital document viewable on Google’s Arts and Culture website. It was launched […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
All railway stations to be 100% LED lit by April 2018

New Delhi: In an eco-friendly measure to cut power consumption, the Indian Railways on Tuesday said it planned to make all stations cent per cent LED lit by March 31, 2018. The railways said it was actively working to provide 100 per cent LED lighting for energy needs in railway staff colonies, stations and platforms. […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
'Railways looking at ways to speed up electrification process'

New Delhi: The railways ministry is looking at ways to speed up the electrification process as it would help cut down Rs 16,000 crore expense on diesel, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. He said the ministry is consulting all the people who are involved in the electrification process. The important things which are involved in […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Wow! Railways to introduce coaches with Airplane-like facilities

The Indian Railways is not only reducing food concerns of the passengers but it is also improving safety standards along with providing never-before facilities where commuters can have a flight-like experience in trains. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal took to Twitter and said, “Tejas Express is set to undergo a swanky makeover. Railways is rolling out […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Forget Airlines, Indian Railways Has Bigger Offer For Train Passengers!

New Delhi: Taking a dig at the budget carrier IndiGo’s decision to levy charges for web check-in for all seats, the railways has once again cashed in on an opportunity to wrest passengers from the airlines. In a tweet, the Ministry of Railways mentioned, “Why pay a premium for web-checkins on flights…when you can just […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Railway ticket booking: New move for train passengers’ convenience

With an aim to bring efficiency and transparency in the system the Ministry of Railways has introduced E-office system in South Central Railways headquarters and Guntur division. Under the system introduced by the RailTel, E-office will replace manual filing system for day to day activities. The Indian Railways, one of the largest employers in the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Min Approves Two Independent Train Services
Indian Railways' Emotional Message For Travellers Wins Hearts!

In a heart-warming gesture earning it praise, the Ministry of Railways took to Twitter on Tuesday to post a message for the travellers, obliquely conveying that it is no less than a family that cares. The tweet of the Indian Railways read, “Never travel on the foot-board of train and discourage others to do so. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Indian Railways comes up with 'No Award' Warning!

Boarding or alighting a moving train will win you ‘NO AWARD’, the Indian Railways recently came up with a jocular yet earnest message in order to create an awareness among the passengers so that they avoid risking their lives by boarding running trains in platforms. The Ministry of Railways took to Twitter to state: “Railway […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Turn Indian Railways Into One Of The Best In The World: Goyal To Railway Officials

New Delhi: Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal recently held a high level review meeting with senior railway officials and all General Managers of Zonal Railways/Production Units and Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) through Video Conferencing in Rail Bhawan. During the meeting, Goyal called upon the Zonal Railway officials to work as a […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Railway Makes This Big Announcement For Female Passengers In Trains!

The Indian Railways in coordination with Government Railway Police (GRP) has taken several measures to ensure security of passengers including women passengers. Policing on Railways being a State subject, prevention of crime, registration of cases, their investigation and maintenance of law & order in Railway premises as well as on running trains are the statutory […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021