Thursday, June 29, 2017

By Isaac Finn   29 June 2017

On June 27, a subway train in New York City derailed near the 125th Street Station injuring 34 riders, including 17 who were taken to the hospital, creating service delays on multiple lines.
The Indian Railways will kickstart the final location survey for the 498-km route connecting Bilaspur, Manali and Leh in Jammu & Kashmir this week.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ignatius Pereira THE HINDU
KOLLAM , JUNE 27, 2017 
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the recommendations of the 7th CPC on allowances with some modifications. The revised rates of the allowances shall come into effect from 1st July, 2017 and shall affect more than 48 lakh central government employees.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Published : Jun 27, 2017,

According to officials, it is a very painstaking process and they often run out of time due to short staffing and the quality too suffers. Updated: June 27, 2017, 

China’s newly launched bullet train can run at a maximum speed of 400 kmph, with a consistent speed of 350 kmph (REUTERS)
Currently, the Railways recovers only 57 per cent of the cost in passenger services and around 37 per cent in suburban services. Class-wise, only the AC III tier fetches it a profit, but that is neutralised by the losses from other classes.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Delhi High Court today rapped the Indian Railways on its functioning saying it was the most litigious department which was not even respecting circulars of a central ministry.

Saturday, June 24, 2017


Sri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu,

Hon’ble Railway Minister,

Rail Bhavan,  New Delhi
Though the Railways had sanctioned Rs 6 crore for manufacturing a new presidential saloon in its 2007-08 budget, President Pranab Mukherjee’s secretariat cited security concerns and inconvenience to the general public to reject the proposal the following year.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today directed the officials to fast-track the work on redeveloping five stations in the Mumbai metropolitan region.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

China has unveiled the world’s first ‘rail-less’ train as part of its attempt to develop “intelligent rail express system” to ease traffic and emissions in urban centers
Indian Railways: Suresh Prabhu inaugurates various rail services in Odisha and Assam to enhance passenger amenities

At the inaugural ceremony, Prabhu said that Odisha is an important state and the Indian Railways has raised investment up to 5 times for Infra Projects.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

By Harish Murali | Express News Service | Published: 14th June 2017 
The world's highest railway bridge that will soar 359 metres above the bed of river Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir will also be 30 metres higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Monday, June 12, 2017

The Indian Railways is exploring the idea of using self-propelled trains like those used in Metro systems to realise its high-speed corridor dream.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Arvind Chauhan| TNN | Jun 9, 2017, 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Indian Railways to set up additional 8,500 km of transmission lines to end dependence on state discoms
Aditi Gyanesh| TNN | Updated: Jun 8, 2017, 

Sahithi Pingali, a Grade 12 student, has won at the Intel ISEF in Los Angeles following which a minor star will be named after her
She will be sharing the space with other luminaries in the Milky Way

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Indian Railways to cut Shatabdi short-run train fares to compete with road transport

Friday, June 2, 2017

D Vincent Arockiaraj| TNN | Updated: Jun 1, 2017, 

Two locomotives plied without pilots for 10km from Trichy railway junction after an alleged brake failure.

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