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IRSDC: Bids for station development

Indian Railways Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC), headed by S K Lohia (IRTS), has invited bids related to services for providing architectural planning and engineering...

Retiring civil servants compete for RDA posting

Many former and serving civil servants are competing for appointment as members and chairman of the Rail Development Authority (RLDA) which is proposed to...

Goyal’s steadfastness in serving public

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal never misses an opportunity to remedy a grievance. When someone complained to him recently about the delay in getting cash...

CISF to work with RPF and RPSF for Rail Bhawan security

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will supervise the security of the Rail Bhawan which was till now managed by Railway Protection Force (RPF)...

SAIL completes testing of wheels for railways LHB coaches

SAIL chairman PK Singh said on October 7 that wheels for new Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) railway coaches are already in advanced stages of...

Certain officers exonerated in Utkal Express accident

Northern Railways general manager R K Kulshrestha and divisional railway manager (Delhi division) R N Singh, who were sent on leave in the wake...

RLDA contributing little to Railways; nil income from commercial plots

Despite the immense potential to generate huge revenue for railways by way of non-tariff measures, the Railway Land Development Authority (RLDA) has been contributing...

Rlys aims at laying 9.5 KM of tracks a day

Indian Railways has set a daily target of laying 9.5 km of tracks to complete its ambitious line doubling and capacity expansion projects earmarked...

Rlys operating ratio put at 94%

Indian Railways is expected to have an operating ratio of 94% against the targeted 92% for the current financial year despite the huge liability...

Rlys working on major transformation: Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said Indian Railways is working on a major transformation and is looking beyond traditional options. Addressing the TIDES Leadership Summit –...

PM reviews infra sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the progress of key infrastructure sectors. Top officials from various infrastructure sector Ministries, NITI Aayog, and PMO...

Concor to provide timetabled freight services

Concor to launch timetabled freight services between a number of key points without charging extra. The move comes on the back of Indian Railways’ move...

Railways to embark on the world’s largest IT programme

Indian Railways has embarked on a project to integrate its operations using enterprise resource planning (ERP) in order to synergise them and save on...

Loco pilots ask Prabhu to provide basic facilities

Locomotive pilots with the Indian Railways have written to Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu, urging him to take urgent steps to improve their working conditions...

CAG highlights poor state of project execution in Railways

The Indian Railways needs to revisit all projects that are over 15 years old and that do not fulfil the prescribed rate of return...

Rift between rlys civil and engg officers widens?

Civil services officers of the Indian Railways have officially formed a separate union called the Indian Railway Civil Services Officers Association and informed Minister...

Rlys to spend whopping $95 billion over next five years

The Indian railways will spend a whopping $95 billion (over Rs. 6.34 lakh crore) over the next five years on ramping up its infrastructure....

Central rlys to save between Rs 500-700 cr a year

Effective November 26, Indian Railways has been saving between Rs. 2.5 -3.5 per unit of electricity for running trains on the electric traction in Maharashtra. This...