Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Safety gap widens as Railways suffers with huge vacancies

According to All India Railwaymen’s Federation, there are around 13.26 lakh on-roll employees in Railways of which almost 75 per cent fall in the safety category.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Srirangapatna railway platform to be widened

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

The translocation of the 18th century armoury at Srirangapatana will bring about changes to the town’s railway station. It will not have a station master to officiate as the signalling and communications will be automatically controlled from Pandavapura and Naganahalli, which will be the block section on the stretch.

Specialists to join railway hospital soon

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

The Rs. 5.5-crore new building of Divisional Railway Hospital commissioned earlier this year with state-of-art facilities will have three additions to doctor strength shortly.

Indian railways' offtrack man of letters

By Richa Sharma   Published: 24th Jul 2016 

Indian Railways to launch Rail Radio Service in 1000 trains

Passengers can soon tune in to popular FM radio stations while travelling on trains, with the Indian Railway firming up plans to roll out a Rail Radio service for 'onboard infotainment' which would also come in handy in emergency situations and disasters.

Many trains detained

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

Seven express trains suffered detention of one hour to three hours after some locomotive pilots staged a “work-to-rule” protest on Thursday.

Talgo tilting train to reduce commuting time between Bengaluru, Mysuru

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT

Travel time between Bengaluru and Mysuru could be reduced to 90 minutes in the near future if trials with a high speed, tilting train manufactured by Spanish manufacturer Talgo conducted between Delhi and Mumbai in the next few days are successful.

A railway officer who lays the tracks for education

Friday, July 22, 2016

Wardha-Nanded rail line project gets special status

The Railway Ministry has granted 'special project' status to the much-awaited new rail line between Wardha and Nanded districts via Yavatmal stretching over 284 kms, a senior official here said.
By: PTI | Yavatmal(maha) | Updated: July 22, 2016 

Diamond Quadrilateral project of Indian Railways

High speed rail plans accelerate
By Suchanda Banerjee Posted On : July 22, 2016 in News - India & You , Tourism , Kolkata

The world’s first hospital on rail celebrates 25 years

Train of hope provided free health to a million people in rural India
By Ahmad Mukhtiyar , New Delhi

REPLY OF THE FINANCE MINISTER IN RAJYA SABHA

7th CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION

REPLY OF THE FINANCE MINISTER IN RAJYA SABHA

Dear Comrades,

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Inquiry ordered into action of loco pilot

TIRUCHI, July 22, 2016  SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THE HINDU

: The railway authorities have ordered an inquiry into an incident wherein a loco pilot of the Kanyakumari – Chennai Express overshot the red signal at the starter point at Mathur railway station and entered the non-electrified track leading to detention of train and few others in the early hours of Wednesday. Power supply to the electric locomotive too got cut

Railways to start trial of Talgo trains on Delhi-Mumbai section from August one

By Express News Service   Published: 21st July 2016 

China to develop New Bhubaneswar, Baiyappanahalli railway stations

China is slated to develop New Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Baiyappanahalli (Bengaluru) railway stations, while Mumbai Central, Jammu, Jaipur and Varanasi stations will be modernised matching airport-like amenities with Belgium's help.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

When The Railways Misplaced A 120-Ton Railway Engine

Indiatimes July 20, 2016

Indian Railways to install solar panels in all railway buildings

The Minister made this announcement on Sunday when he laid the foundation stone of one Megawatt solar power plant at the Amritsar Railway Station.

China to boost rail network by 2020

It will expand its rail network to 150,000 km, including 30,000 km of high speed rail

IANS | Beijing July 20, 2016 

Trade unions plan strike on Sept 2

The Hindu Business line  OUR BUREAU

Protest against ‘anti-labour policies’ of Centre
VISAKHAPATNAM, JULY 19: 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Detailed Memorandum prepared to submit to Minister of Railways by Secretary General

To

Sri. SURESH PRABHAKAR PRABHU,

Hon. MINISTER FOR RAILWAYS, Rail Bhavan,  New Delhi. 

Monday, July 18, 2016

Notice Prepared for agitation against Empowered Committee.

SCRAP THE EMPOWERED COMMITTEE ON RUNNING ALLOWANCE: 

Dattatreya meets trade unions; says working on their demands

Press Trust of India | New Delhi July 18, 2016 

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today met central trade unions to apprise them about steps taken with regard to their 12-point charter of demands. 

Make railways profitable

By The New Indian Express    Published: 19th July 2016 


Given its critique of the institutional and governance framework created by decades of Congress rule, the NDA government has been keen on recasting it to suit the changing times. After scrapping the Planning Commission and instituting the NITI Aayog in its place, the government is now toying with the idea of merging railway and general budgets.

Comparison of Salary between Private Company Salary and Government Employees Salary.

The private sector persons are crying that the Central Government employees are highly paid , the case is not true . A detailed study comparing the salary and emoluments of employees belonging to government and private sector is made by the IIM -Ahmedabad . The 7th CPC study, commissioned and later factored in by the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC), took a wide range of samples — doctors, engineers and accounts officers at higher levels, down to the skilled categories like MTS. 

Thanks to alert cop, train brakes inches from suicidal youth's head

By Express News Service     Published: 12th July 2016