Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Subir Roy May 31, 2016 

Monday, May 30, 2016

New Delhi: Railway minister Suresh Prabhu is mulling for appointment of the top posts of divisional railway managers and general managers on the basis of merit.
IANS | May 29, 2016,

Saturday, May 28, 2016


A verbal duel between a district judge and a Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) on board the Karaikal - Ernakulam Express on Friday night led to its detention at Tiruchi Junction for an hour after the railway union members came in support of their staff.

Friday, May 27, 2016

The bullet train is expected to cover 508 km between Mumbai and Ahmedabad in about two hours, running at a maximum speed of 350 kmph and operating speed of 320 kmph.
TNN | May 26, 2016,

JALPAIGURI: An alert train driver stopped a train when he spotted an elephant herd on the tracks at Rongtong in the Dooars, preventing an accident that would have certainly lead to multiple casualties. 
Training of 'grade A' loco pilots is underway in order to meet the requirement when other semi-high speed corridors become operational.
ScotRail train driver arrested for allegedly being drunk
By Alex Lantier and Johannes Stern  27 May 2016

As strikes spread in France and Belgium, hundreds of thousands of people participated in demonstrations Thursday in the eighth nationwide protest against the “El Khomri” labor reforms implemented earlier this month. The protests took place just two days after 60,000 people marched in Brussels to protest a similar anti-worker reform law. The demonstrations are part of a growing international struggle by the working class against mass layoffs, austerity and war.
By Ross Mitchell  27 May 2016

Rail workers in Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia began an indefinite strike Wednesday evening. Yesterday, it brought the southern part of the country to a standstill, also impacting Flanders, and creating large traffic jams in the capital, Brussels.
Ashish Mehta| TNN | May 27, 2016,

Jaipur: Unlike a regular journey in which senior railway officers board either in special coaches or in air-conditioned coaches, the general manager (GM) of North Western Railway (NWR) and divisional railway manager (DRM), Jaipur got into a second class coach of Jodhpur-Indore Intercity.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

By Express News Service   25th May 2016 

Monday, May 23, 2016


In tune with Railways declared policy to save the cost of fuel, a biodiesel blending and dispensing facility has started functioning at the Palakkad railway division.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday 18 May 2016 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

V K Gupta, member engineering (ME) of Railway Board said that railways have adopted innovative techniques in the last two years which resulted in savings of hundreds of crores.
Manthan K Mehta| May 16, 2016,

Mumbai: As many as 22 railway workers die every year on the city suburban network that carries 80 lakh passengers on Western Railway and Central Railway.
Besides new locomotives and coaches, the test track will also be used for trial of high axle load wagons.
Ministry of Railways decided to constitute Empowered committee for Running Allowance in the 7 th CPC Pay structure.
The Hitavada Date: 15 May 2016 
TNN | May 14, 2016,

Bhopal: Assistant loco pilot Ravindra Pratap Singh sustained burns after he came in contact with OHE wire near platform number 5 at Bhopal station. The incident took place at 8:12 am on Friday when Valsad-Puri Weekly Express was entering the platform number 5.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Sat, 14 May 2016 , PTI

Suresh Prabhu said that the Railway Ministry is pushing hard to raise the comfor level of the passengers and in last two budgets, it received so much funds, which it had failed to get in the past.

The Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Rail Bhawan, NEW DELHI – 110001.


Sub:- Adverse effects of intolerable atmospheric temperature on running staff and thus safety – reg.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Annually, the Railways are hoping to reduce 239 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions by saving approximately 90,800 litres of diesel per rake.

The Commissioner of Railway Safety, 

Southern Eastern Circle, 

Camp at Chennai. 
One train engine has been equipped with a bio-toilet, but is that enough to improve the working conditions of over 60,000 loco pilots across India?

Posted by   Kaushik Chatterji | May 11, 2016 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

To The Commissioner of Railway Safety, Bangalore

Enquiry about the Express Train Accident at Chennai on 5.5.16
Sub: Reigning hot summer in our country and its adverse effect on the safety, health and work place environment of the Loco Pilots of Indian Railway - regarding 

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

07 May 2016 | New Delhi
Ritu Beri will design new uniform for all railway employees including station master, loco pilot, train ticket examiner and guard. (AFP)
As far as raising passenger fares and freight rates is concerned, he said, "we are setting up regulatory body to decide on it."
By: PTI  New Delhi Published:May 10, 2016, 

Sunday, May 8, 2016

As on 31.03.2016, approximately 879.48 hectares of land is under encroachment. Most of these encroachments are in the approaches of the Stations in Metros and big cities. For these encroachments,
Siddharth Prabhakar | TNN | May 7, 2016

The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) will conduct an inquiry on Tuesday and Wednesday into the accident between Pattabiram and Hindu College stations, where two coaches and the locomotive of the Trivandrum Mail derailed before grazing the side of an EMU bound for Pattabiram siding at 8:20pm on Thursday.
By Venkatesan Parthasarathy, The New Indian Express, Chennai  07th May 2016 
PTI [Published on: 06 May 2016,]

May 07, 2016  bySW Staff

Over 163 years after the birth of Indian Railways, locomotive pilots or engine drivers will get toilets attached to the locomotive. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the first locomotive with vacuum toilet on Friday. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Indian Railways' ambitious Rs 2,500 crore trainset project, a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, suffered a major setback with none of the shortlisted bidders filing tenders.

Monday, May 2, 2016

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Sunday, May 1, 2016

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