Monday, March 31, 2014

Why many Japanese bullet trains are about to go blue

Western Railway launches train with dynamic pricing

AHMEDABAD: Western Railway has decided to introduce premium fare with dynamic pricing on Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Jaipur routes. In the dynamic pricing train, the fare will depend on the demand intensity, no waitlisted tickets shall be issued and there will be no refund. Adult fare shall be charged for all passengers irrespective of their age. No concession shall be applicable to this train. Adult fare shall be charged for all passengers irrespective of their age.

India-China to collaborate on building semi-high speed rail

INDIA and China would look at collaborations in semi-high speed rail and building world-class railway stations. This was decided at the strategic and economic dialogue between the two countries earlier this month when an Indian delegation, headed by Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, had visited Beijing.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Increase safety measures: CRS

The Chief Mechanical Engineer,
South Western  Railway, Hubli.
Respected Sir,
This organization of loco running staff of Hubli division would like to bring a matter of grave concern for your kind attention and seeks your  urgent intervention which affect  our life as well as  safety of the trains.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Hon’ble Minister for Railways,
Government of India, Rail Bhawan, New Delhi.
Through General Manager, South Western Railway, Hubli

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Central Railway plans DC/AC switch in May

MUMBAI: Central Railway plans to switch from 1,500 V direct current (DC) to 25 KV alternating current (AC) on the entire suburban railway stretch between Thane and CST by May, offering faster and more efficient services. The deadline was set after railway board member Kul Bhusan took stock of the conversion project last week.

Western Railway motormen stage protest, want assistants

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 8:45am IST | Agency: DNA

HOW SAFE ARE INDIAN TRAINS? Mumbai based fashion designer shares her ordeal on social media

Shri R. K. Gupta has taken over as General Manager, Eastern Railway o­n 20thMarch 2014.
          Born in January 1956, Shri Gupta graduated in Civil Engineering from erstwhile University of Roorkee (now IIT, Roorkee) and holds Masters Diploma in Public Administration.He is a Fellow from Institution of Engineers (India), Institute of Engineering & Technology (UK), Institution of Permanent Way Engineers (India) and Member of AIMA.

Monday, March 24, 2014


NIT Case : Today, 24.03.14 Hearing was there at Mumbai. From AILRSA along with Adv TC Govinda Swamy, Com. MN Prasad, Com Badgujar, Com Geomy George etc attended.
AILRSA demanded for a stay to Empowered Committee. Railway clarified that after the announcement of 7th CPC , Empowered Committee kept in abeyance, hence demand of stay is avoided. Railway advocate submitted a few points before NIT. We will submit our counter on next date of argument on 05.05.2014 Monday.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Rail fracture might have caused accident, suspect CR motormen

Mumbai :  The motormen of the Central Railway are of the view that a rail fracture might have caused the derailment of the 12-car CST-bound local between Titwala and the Ambivali on Thursday. The motormen were also critical of the Railways for the shoddy maintenance with regard to tracks, as they feel it is the result of outsourcing of such works.

Shortage of TTEs in South Western Railway

Anil Kumar Sastry

This has led to many coaches being left unsupervised

Friday, March 21, 2014

IRPA wants Railways implement CAT Orders

Chennai:  Even as the Indian Railway Pharmacists Association (IRPA) has won a case and got an order from the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Bangalore directing the Railway Board to maintain uniformity in assigning duties to pharmacists in the railway hospital pharmacies, the authorities have not yet implemented the order of the Tribunal, alleged Y Govardhan, President, IRPA (South Zone).  The Tribunal issued the order in August 2013.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Integrate Chinese tech with Indian Railways, energy sectors: Li Keqiang

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

HQ ADRA                                   Reg. No. 17903                                                       AFF to AIREC

                                             HUBLI DIVISION,
                       SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY ZONE.
AILRSA Office, Hubli, Plot No:41, Azad Park, Gadag Road, Hubli 580020,       

Train drivers' gruesome reality

Last updated 11:12 19/03/2014

CBI to close probe against Senior Railway Board member

New Delhi: The CBI has decided to close its preliminary enquiry (PE) against top railway official Kulbhushan facing multiple allegations of corrupt practices.

Rtd rly official caught red handed accepting bribe of Rs 10 K

Ujjain: The Lok Ayukta sleuths caught a retired railway officer red handed accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 here on Tuesday morning. The accused official demanded bribe from a girl for providing her a job as pharmacist in railway board.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Body stuck to front carriage of train goes undetected for 40 km in France

Use existing rail lines for freight, lay new tracks for passengers

Mamuni Das

Tibet Railway extension set for September opening

Written by 
         The Central Government has been informing the general public that crores  of  rupees were spent on salary and pension of  Central Government Employees. In fact the following are facts out of total revenue of Central Government the share of  CG Employees towards Salary, perks and pension amount is just 10.47 % of the total revenue of the Central Government which was earlier 16% at the.time of 6th CPC.   They are in forming that 7th CPC will cost exchequer Rs 25,000/ thousand crores which will effect Central Government finances. 
New Delhi: 13th March, 2014 – The Staff Side of the National Council (Joint Consultative Machinery), in its meeting held on 11th March, 2014 to condoled the sad demise of Late Shri Umraomal Purohit, Secretary, Staff(NC/JCM), had unanimously elected Shri Shiva Gopal  Mishra, General Secretary, All India Railwaymen’s Federation, as Secretary, Staff  Side, National Council (JCM).

Monday, March 17, 2014

India’s High-speed Rail Project to be key agenda in Indo-China Strategic Economic Dialogue

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Railways change sleepers meant for 40 years in just 3 years

NAGPUR: Is lack of long-term planning proving costly for the Indian Railways? A query under RTI shows that 52kg cement sleepers, having a life of 40 years, were replaced in three years with 60kg under the 'garb' of modernization of tracks.

Indian government approves Kolar coach factory

Written by  Raghav Thakur

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

High-speed rail essential for economic growth: Yoshiyuki Kasai

Interview with Chairman, Central Japan Railway Company
Charges framed against Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew, others in railway bribery case

Monday, March 3, 2014

Kiosk to help BMTC staff apply for leave

Staff Reporter

Railways to take adequate safety steps on coaches, Kharge

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Railways incurred loss of over Rs 400-cr on freight: CAG

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014,
New Delhi: Railways incurred a loss of more than Rs 400 crore due to carrying of freight traffic by the longer route and charging by shorter routes, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

Nightmare in Ariyalur, a brave tale from 1956

Joyce Philomena Vernem

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the Terms of Reference of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) as follows:-
February 27, 2014 7:02 pm

London mayor approves driverless Tube trains

By Mark Odell and James Pickford

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