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Running time of over 500 trains to be cut by up to 2 hrs

The Indian Railways will soon cut short the running time of over 500 long-distance trains by up to two hours, a senior railway official said on Friday. The new timings will be updated in the......

Last count: 148,707 Indians died in road accidents in 2015

Indian roads are far more unsafe than its railways. A sense of urgency is required to tackle India's embarrassing record on road safety, says Vinayak Chatterjee. IMAGE: The total number of road......

Bihar IAS officer found dead on rail tracks in Ghaziabad, suicide note recovered

A senior Indian Administrative Services officer from Bihar was found dead near the railway tracks in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, with police recovering a purported suicide note from the spot.......

Post-Partition India's most remarkable railway project

Bibek Debroy highlights the importance of the Assam Rail Link Project. IMAGE: On the Bengal and Assam railway in Bogopani in 1945. After a rapid reconnaissance in 1947, it was decided to link up......

REWIND: India in the last 24 hours

Here's a recap of moments captured in India in the past 24 hours. RAF personnel deployed at City Railway Station following pro-Kannada activists rail roko call in protest over Cauvery water issue......

India needs $ 4.5 trn by 2040 to develop infrastructure

About railways sector, the Survey said that it is facing stiff competition from other modes of transportation and the government is initiating various transformative measures to keep railways on......

How Railways plans to serve healthy food to passengers

Indian Railways to bring on board ready-to-eat food companies The country’s ready-to-eat (RTE) food industry is gearing up to tickle the taste buds of railway passengers. The Indian Railway......

Soon you can own flats on railway property

Indian Railways under Piyush Goyal has chalked out a new plan for station redevelopment. Railway stations in 15 cities may soon offer residential apartments. Railway stations in 15 cities could......

Why the bullet train makes sense for India

Questioning the bullet train in view of the investment needed in Indian Railways is similar to saying that India needed to invest in primary education rather than in IITs, says Shreekant Sambrani.......

India's bullet train dream set to pick up speed

Sabarmati railway station is the venue for the ground-breaking ceremony, be chaired by Modi and Abe, of the Rs 98,000-crore Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project. Gujarat, Prime Minister......

Railways reward World Cup star Harmanpreet with promotion

IMAGE: Harmanpreet Kaur walks off at the end of India's innings after scoring 171 not out against Australia in the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World Cup in July. Photograph: Jason......

Services, Railways fume at being left out of boxing polls

IMAGE: India’s Devendro Singh, left, throws a jab at his opponent during the South Asian Games in Shillong. Photograph: PTI. Livid at being ignored for elections to put together a new......

Sanjay Bangar appointed head coach for India's Zimbabwe tour

IMAGE: Sanjay Bangar addresses the media. Photograph: BCCI. Former India and Railways all-rounder Sanjay Bangar was, on Thursday, named coach of the national cricket team for the upcoming tour to......
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Railways opts for latest tech worth Rs 2,726 crore to enhance track safety

forts to prevent train derailments, Indian Railways is opting for the latest technology to reduce its dependence on manual inspections and to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/railways-opts-for-latest-tech-worth-rs-2-726-crore-to-enhance-track-safety-118022500204_1.html
Architect Hafeez Contractor offers to design 19 railway stations for free

Noted architect Hafeez Contractor has offered to design free of charge 19 stations across the country, including several in Mumbai, as part of a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/architect-hafeez-contractor-offers-to-design-19-railway-stations-for-free-118022500206_1.html
Railways launches design competition to redevelop 600 stations

The Railways has launched a competition to select designs for redeveloping 600 major stations across the country. The SRIJAN (or station... ...

http://asianetindia.com/railways-launches-design-competition-to-redevelop-600-stations/
CBI raids premises of Aurangabad DM over corruption charges

[India] (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday conducted a raid on Friday at the residence of District Magistrate (DM) of... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/cbi-raids-premises-of--aurangabad-dm-over-corruption-charges-news-national-scxoLkcabceai.html
Woman molested at Mumbai station, accused held

A 21-year-old woman was allegedly molested by a person at Mumbai railway station on Thursday.ASI D.K.Sharma, while analysing the CCTV footage,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/woman-molested-at-mumbai-station-accused-held-118022300123_1.html

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