TIRUCHI, December 9, 2013
Monday, December 9, 2013
Friday, December 6, 2013
Dhaka: The current political turmoil in Bangladesh is likely to delay the execution of a new rail link between India and its neighbour, officials said Wednesday. “At a meeting in Dhaka Tuesday, the Bangladesh railway ministry officials indicated that it was difficult for them to complete the necessary survey and to start the actual work before the Jan 5 general elections,” a top Indian railway official, who did not want to be named, told IANS.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Detroit bankruptcy ruling triggers calls for pension cuts across the US
By Jerry White 6 December 2013Within days of a federal judge’s ruling in support of the Detroit bankruptcy, the devastating implications for the working class across the US are becoming apparent. States and cities throughout the country are citing the legal precedent of the Detroit ruling to attack public employee pensions, initiating a new stage in the assault on workers’ rights and living standards.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Bangalore: To improve rail connectivity and create more job opportunities, the State government has requested the Railway Board to take up 10 new projects, including the proposed Coach Factory at Kolar at an estimated cost of Rs.10950 crore. The State government has also expressed its willingness to give the land required for these projects free of cost besides bearing 50 per cent of the project cost.
Railways to use detonators in fog-prone areasSantanu Sanyal
Kolkata, Nov 26:
It was introduced by the British rulers many years ago but comes handy even today.
As winter sets in, the Indian Railways mulls use of detonators, among other measures, to ensure smooth and safe movement of trains, particularly passenger trains, in fog-prone areas.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Railway society comes under state control: Madras HCTNN | Nov 24, 2013,
CHENNAI: The Madras high court has brought a railway society, with several thousand railway employees as members, under the control of the state government, saying state bylaws alone would apply to it.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Vishnoi new GM of ECoR
Bhubaneswar: Rajiv Vishnoi has taken over as the new General Manager of East Coast Railway (ECoR).Prior to this new posting, Vishnoi was working as the Senior Executive Director at Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO), Lucknow, ECoR sources said today.
SOUTHERN RAILWAY GETS A NEW CHIEF OPERATIONS MANAGER
Shri S. Anantharaman, IRTS of 1982 batch took over charge as Chief Operations Manager, Southern Railway on 20.11.2013. He had earlier held the posts of Chief Safety Officer, Southern Railway; Divisional Railway Manager / Chennai Division of Southern Railway and Chief Safety Officer / Hajipur, East Central Railway.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Friday, November 15, 2013
REDUNDANCY OF SR 4.32(1)
AILRSA has been relentlessly waging struggles against the unfair practice of forcing the engine crew to do coupling/uncoupling. It is more the intention of the railway administration to marginalize the Loco Running Staff, reflected by the inequitable and forceful implementation of the SR 4.32(1) beyond its rational objective, than the existence of the rule or any safety thoughts that resulted in enforcing the arbitrary practice.