Friday, September 24, 2021

Bharat Bandh on 27 September:

All India Loco Running staff Association (AILRSA) welcomes the call given by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), for ‘Bharat Bandh’ on 27 th September 2021.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

AILRSA CWC meeting held at Gadwal Bhavan, New Delhi on 4 and 5 September 2021.

A physical meeting almost after 2 years. Due to Pandemic COVID-19 the entire country was paralyzed and even trade union functioning came to a halt.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Why the 1974 All-India Railway Strike Is Relevant Even Today

As the political establishment continues to devise anti-labour policies, the 47th anniversary of this historic strike should remind India that battles are still to be fought.
Ten central trade unions to hold nationwide protest on 26 June
Amid COVID-19 pandemic Railways mulling massive job cut; to abolish over 13000 posts, CPI(M) objects to it

According to sources, the lay-off process is based on the job census that was carried out by the Ministry. The Railways wants to introduce new technology which old employees aren't capable of handling

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Indian Railways carries out trial run of double stack and double rake goods train on dedicated freig...

The Indian Railways has carried out a trial run of a double stack and double rake goods train on the western dedicated freight corridor between Krishnagarh and Rewari. 
1.4 lakh vacancies in Indian Railways to be filled soon: Railway Board chairman 

· The assurance was given by the newly appointed Chairman and CEO of the Railway Board, Suneet Sharma, 
In a first, all-women crew run goods train from Vasai Road to Vadodara 

Shattering yet another glass ceiling, an all-women crew piloted a goods train from Vasai Road in Maharashtra's Palghar to Gujarat's Vadodara on Tuesday, Western Railway (WR) said on Wednesday. 

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Bullet train might launch in two phases if land acquisition issue persists, says Railway Board: Report
The Railway Board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav on December 26 said that while the government is planning to launch the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project in one go, the ministry is also preparing itself in case there's a delay

DECEMBER 26, 2020
Talks on December 29, farmers set 4-point agenda

Want laws repealed | MSP guarantee | Exclusion from air quality ordinance | Changes in power Bill
We Workers Support the Just Demands of Our Peasant Brothers and Sisters!

Peasant-Worker Unity Zindabad!

An Attack on One is an Attack on All!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Communiqué from Joint Platform of Central Trade Unions and Sectoral Federations and Associations. 


Dear Comrades, 

Parliament on 22nd September 2020 passed The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which removes cereal, pulses, oilseed, edible oil, onion and potatoes from the list of essential commodities. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Indian Railways reconsiders plan to merge different cadres; proposes a selection panel for top posts 

November 9, 2020 

The proposal of merging cadres had seen resistance from Indian Railways' officials belonging to Traffic, Personnel and Accounts services, who are hired through the UPSC Civil Services examination. 

The Central Trade Unions and several independent federations have called for a general strike on November 26 demanding the Centre withdraw the three Farm Acts and four Labour Codes. They said the policies of Narendra Modi Government are anti worker, anti farmer and anti national. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

When Com.K.C.J retiring from service...........

Yes it became true that our veteran leader ending his Railway service on 10/10/2020 on his VRS request. No running staff like to hear it. 

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Decisions of CWC meeting held on 3rd & 4th September 2020.

I. Program of action against Privatisation:
Central Trade Unions and Independent Federations declare



Friday, September 25, 2020


Most railways were operated by private companies  until 1946 when all the railroads except trams were nationalised under the rule of, in case of South Korea, the US Military Government . By the end of the 1960s, all the tram companies had gone bankrupt so there were no private rail companies left. 

Hong Kong's rail network mainly comprises public transport trains operated by the MTR Corporation Limited(MTRC) The MTRC operates the metro network of Hong Kong and the commuter rail network connecting the northeastern and northwestern New Territories to the urban area. 

Thursday, September 24, 2020


The total network of South African is about 36,000 km which Government is owned. Some small portions of rail system have recently been privatised. There are some luxury trains in South African and one of the most notable trains is known as the Blue Train. The train runs between Cape Town to Johannesburg. A high-speed rail network has been proposed between Johannesburg and Durban but the work is yet to begin. The country has one of the best networks in the world. 

Rail transport services in Japan are provided by more than 100 private companies, including 

· Six Japan Railways Group (JR) regional companies (state owned until 1987) which provide passenger services to most parts of Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu; 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


The Australian railway network is the world's seventh longest at more than 40,000 km. Except for a small number of private Railways ,most of the railway network infrastructure is owned and maintained by the Australian government either at the federal or state level. 

The railways were nationalised under RFFSA(Rede Ferroviaria Federal, Sociedade Anonima) in 1957. After 1999 RFFSA was broken up and in 2007 RFFSA dissolved and services are now operated by a variety of private and public operators. The 37,743 km network is predominantly freight-focused and includes major iron ore rail lines. The country's passenger rail services are mostly concentrated in urban and suburban areas. Eight Brazilian cities have metro systems, São Paulo Metro being the biggest among them. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Russia's whole network, operated by state-owned monopoly Russian Railways (RZD), runs for over 128,000 km. In 2013, the network carried 1.08 billion passengers and 1.2 billion tonnes of freight - the third highest freight volume after the US and China. 

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