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New Delhi: Air India chief Ashwani Lohani was today appointed chairman of the Railway Board, after incumbent A K Mital resigned following two recent train accidents, officials said. The announcement by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet came hours after Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu indicated he had offered his resignation to Prime Minister Narendra […]
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: Land acquisition is the main reason for the slow progress of ongoing railway projects in Odisha, Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said on Sunday. The East Coast zone has some important ongoing projects but land acquisition is the main hindrance in their facilitation, he said. Yadav, however, said that the Railways and the […]
Bhubaneswar: A day after the Railway Board Chairman expressed concerns over slow progress of ongoing railway projects in Odisha citing land acquisition issues as the main reason behind it, blame game politics has now intensified in the State. Experts opine that even though the Centre has allotted highest allocation to the State in the current […]
New Delhi: In a bid to make rail travel safer for the passengers, Chairman, Railway Board V. K. Yadav on Thursday said that Indian Railways is planning to upgrade its entire rail network with modern signals and anti-train collision system. Yadav also said that Railways has identified 10 more high speed rail corridors besides Mumbai-Ahmedabad […]
New Delhi: Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Monday said the national transporter will offer more trains to private players in the coming years. He said on private basis, the first Tejas Express train operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will start running between Delhi-Lucknow from October this year. Interacting with […]
New Delhi: The 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail, popularly known as bullet train project, may start its operations in a phased manner and if the land acquisition is not delayed, the national transporter will commission the 325 km Ahmedabad-Vapi section in the first phase. Giving the details of the project, Railway Board Chairman and CEO VK […]