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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......

Rail minister keen on setting up safety board

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Tuesday said he was planning to set up an independent safety and security board to strengthen passenger and freight security. "I am planning to have a safety and......

UP train mishap: Railways order high-level inquiry

The Railways on Thursday ordered a high-level inquiry by the commissioner of rail safety into the train accident in Uttar Pradesh, which left 33 people dead and 17 injured.\\nA railways spokesman......

How Gowda plans to enhance safety and security

The Minister of Railways D V Sadananda Gowda has said that safety of passengers is of paramount importance for Indian Railways. Presenting the Railway Budget 2014-15 in Parliament on Tuesday he......

Why Mumbai Metro is set to be delayed further

Even as the final clearance from the Commissioner of Railway Safety is expected shortly, the much-delayed Mumbai Metro is set to be postponed further as the state administration has turned down the......

Railways takes down curtains from third AC coaches

Citing safety reasons, the railways has decided to remove curtains put on pathways of all air-conditioned three-tier (3 AC) coaches of trains. However, the curtains from windows of 3 AC coaches......

Railway Budget: Will train travel be a lot safer now?

The Railways are taking several measures for safety, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge told the Lok Sabha while presenting the Interim Railway Budget on Wednesday.  Towards this end, a total......

What irks train travellers in India the most?

Indian Railways might be hit by a series of problems including safety issues, but it is basic hygiene, particularly unclean toilets, that appear to be the biggest concern in the minds of frequent......

Rasool stars as J&K make Ranji Trophy history

Parvez Rasool led from the front with a superb all-round show as Jammu and Kashmir created history by entering the quarter-finals of the Ranji Trophy for the first time after drawing their Group C......

Ranji Trophy: Sehwag fails again as Delhi struggle against Karnataka

Virender Sehwag's poor run with the bat continue as Delhi were shot out for a paltry 202 in their first innings against table toppers Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy Group A match at the Feroz Shah......

Ranji Trophy: Bhatia's big ton takes Delhi to 442

Experienced campaigner Rajat Bhatia hit an unbeaten 158 and combined with lower-order batsmen to propel Delhi to a huge 442 all out against Odisha, who were trailing by 321 runs at the end of......

Ranji round-up: Harbhajan takes six; Aparajith hits ton for TN

Eager to make a comeback to the Indian Test team, Punjab skipper Harbhajan Singh claimed a sensational six-wicket haul to skittle out Odisha for 205 in their first innings on the opening day of a......
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alok khatore
Q. do u feel , UPPA made railways unuseable by not able to spend on SAFETY
Alok Khatore:  A.  more

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Q. railways had not made any hike in its fares in last fourteen years. it was out of compulsion that BJP had to revise them. then why such big fuss about the whole issue ???
Pathline Channel:  A. sab Khatore lekar bheenk maangenge agar aise hi mahngaai badhti rahi more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/railways-had-not-made-any-hike-in-its-fares-in-last-fourteen/27562437/answers/27609222

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. Railway fare hike should be done in stages every quarter,at the same time thefts in freight charges,ticketless travelling,high efficiency in working & safety norms should be given top most priority (to prevent further losses).Your views.
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. for better service and safety ,. it was nessesery. more

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Railways takes up fire safety steps

The railways has decided to enhance safety measures in all its zones.Sophisticated safety equipment are being installed at all vital places across... ...

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Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine

Dutch coroners Monday examined the bodies of passengers of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed in eastern Ukraine, as dozens were reported killed in... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/420971/mh17-crash-dutch-investigators-examine.html
Derailment detectors for Rajdhanis Express

Unwilling to take chances after a series of serious train derailments led to loss of life and injuries to passengers and left it with egg all over... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/derailment-detectors-rajdhanis-express-944
Decision is likely this week

The government is likely to soon take a decision on relaxing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in the cash-starved railways. The Cabinet note... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/india/decision-likely-week-882
Railways Enhance Safety of Road Users by not Proving New Level Crossings

The proposals for construction of Road Over Bridges/Road Under Bridges (ROBs/RUBs) in lieu of level crossings, provision of manned level... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=106856

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