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Railway minister announces new safety measures for Mumbai trains

A day after a stampede on a footover bridge linking two suburban railway stations claimed 23 lives in Mumbai, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said FOBs, earlier considered only a......

Mumbai's local trains now have CCTV cameras for women's safety

The Western Railway on Friday evening launched a local train rake in Mumbai fitted with CCTV cameras in the ladies compartments. This is the first time that cameras have been installed in a......

Rajdhani derailment: Special railways coaches prevent more casualties

An inquiry by the safety commissioner has been ordered. Anusha Soni reports The derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express on Wednesday at Golden Ganj station (75 km......

Our railway ministers pass the buck on safety and how!

For Indian Railways safety is not necessarily a systemic issue but something it attends to only on a case-by-case basis. If accidents were not to happen, the thought of safety would not arise, says......

PM seeks railway safety plan amid increasing mishaps

Amid concerns over increasing number of train accidents, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought a detailed safety plan from the railways. "A detailed safety plan is being readied to be......

Railways puts women's safety on track

The Railways might use part of the Nirbhaya Fund to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in ladies’ coaches and increase the number of washrooms on platforms Illustration: Uttam......

Duty of finance ministry to help us find money for capex: Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu on the priority being given to safety and the need for more funds for railways to move ahead. After the first Union Budget where railway finances were merged with the main one for the......

Railway budget: No service charge on e-tickets; new safety fund to be set up

With railways plagued by repeated derailments, government on Wednesday proposed setting up of a special safety fund of Rs 1 lakh crore that will cover upgrade of tracks and signalling besides......

Will the railways change to safer LHB coaches?

Two high-level railway safety commissions came down heavily on ICF coaches, recommending their replacement by LHBs, says Bibek Debroy. ICF stands for the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai......

Talgo trial runs conducted without safety clearance

A railway official said the Talgo run was only a trial and, in case of launch of commercial services, clearance from CRS would be taken The Indian Railways’ trial runs of the high-speed......
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Anjani Kumar appointed as Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad

In a major reshuffle of Indian Police Service (IPS) officers in Telangana, the state government has issued orders of transferring 38... ...
Each railway division to have advanced simulators to train loco drivers

Train drivers will undergo advanced training on digital crew simulation systems with 3D technology to improve their alertness and enhance safety in... ...
India, France sign pacts to boost cooperation in Rly

India and France today signed two agreements for cooperation in the railways sector with a focus on high speed rail networks.A Memorandum of... ...
Shobha Karandlaje

Chikkamagaluru-Udupi MP and BJP General Secretary Shobha Karandlaje on Wednesday said that women face a lot more discrimination in society when... ...
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Safety is accorded the highest priority by Indian Railways and all possible steps are undertaken on a continual basis to prevent accidents and to... ...

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