New Delhi, Feb 5 : The increase in speeds of trains and safely operating higher axle loads on existing networks are the major challenges facing railway engineers, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Kumar Sinha said on Friday.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
The last week of January this year saw headlines about two tragic losses of life at the railway stations of Dadar and Borivali in Mumbai. Both the gruesome accidents were recorded by CCTV cameras, and the videos went viral on social media and TV networks.
Friday, February 5, 2016
More than 40 passengers on the Indian Railways Bengaluru-bound Kanyakumari-Bangalore City Express train were injured after its four coaches derailed in Vellore district, around 170 km from here, according to reports.
“Preventing cattle from entering the tracks on this route is the main worry. The decision to completely fence this route essentially stems from that,” an official said.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
By Gaurav Singhal:
In the last week of January 2016, two tragic losses of life, one at the railway station of Dadar and the other at Borivali in Mumbai, made the headlines. Both incidents were recorded by CCTV cameras installed at the stations. Before long, the videos of these two gruesome accidents went viral on social media and TV networks.
Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital Inaugurates National Technical Seminar & Technical Exhibition organized by the Institution of Permanent Way Engineers (India) (IPWE)
Rattled by the rising number of accidents on the suburban railways, the Western Railway (WR) is considering a complete overhaul of its passenger safety guidelines.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Monday, February 1, 2016
With the rail network no longer being the preferred mode of transport for the cost-conscious private sector, all stops must be pulled to get them on board.
By: RC Acharya | February 1, 2016
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times |
Updated: Feb 01, 2016
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Chairman Railway Board A K Mital said that Railways is most economical mode of transportation even then railway traffic is going down as compared to the other modes of transport. He pointed the reason behind that Railways has not spent enough for developing basic infrastructure for the freight sector.
Documents detailing plans for the 142km rail link connecting Jakarta and Bandung have yet to be submitted: Indonesian transport minister
CHENNAI: More than 2,500 members of the Dakshin Railway Employee Union staged a protest at the Moore Market Complex in Chennai on Thursday morning placing a charter of demands including those related to their wages.
'The moment I get off the engine, I forget I'm a driver in the Indian Railways'
Shivam Saini January 30, 2016
The ambitious Rs 81,459-crore project envisages freight rail lines along the western corridor between Delhi and Mumbai and the eastern corridor between Ludhiana and Howrah, running through Delhi
Gangmen, now redesignated as track maintainers, are most vulnerable to getting run over by trains while performing their duty round-the-clock. About 400 gangmen are killed every year in train accidents while on duty.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
AGRA: Soon, no more hours-long train delays in the name of fog. Railways is conducting test trial of thermal imaging technology on express train so that trains operate normally even in dense fog.
New Delhi: Central trade unions, including BJP-backed Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), have decided to go on a strike on March 10, to protest against central as well as some state government's "anti-worker" policies and changes in laws through labour reforms.