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Railways to post station directors at 75 major stations - Economic Times Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:54:50 GMT


Economic Times

Railwaysto post station directors at 75 major stations
Economic Times
The officers will be chosen from across different operational services of Railways after due screening and scrutiny. Indian Railwayshas decided to post station directors at 75 major (A1 category) railway stations. These officials will be young ...

Railways Announces Special Trains, Employee Bonus for Festive Season - The Wire Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:35:15 GMT


The Wire

RailwaysAnnounces Special Trains, Employee Bonus for Festive Season
The Wire
New Delhi: Gearing up for the festive season, the Indian Railwayswill press close to 4,000 special trains into service for the extra rush during Durga Puja, Deepawali and Chhat festivals. There will be no sale of platform tickets during the festival ...

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Cabinet Approves Rs 2245 Crore Bonus for Railway Employees to Ensure Safety Records - News18 Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:49:00 GMT


News18

Cabinet Approves Rs 2245 Crore Bonus for RailwayEmployees to Ensure Safety Records
News18
Indian Railwayshas been rocked by a series of derailments. A study by IndiaSpend found 9 derailments in the past 27 days, or 1 accident every three days. It is thought that the mishaps paved the way for replacement of Suresh Prabhu with Piyush Goyal ...

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High-speed rail and modernization of Indian Railways - Livemint Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:31:20 GMT


Livemint

High-speed rail and modernization of Indian Railways
Livemint
Given the track record of accidents in Indian Railways(IR), a pertinent question is whether IR will be able to operate HSR at a maximum speed of 320 kilometres per hour (kmph) without accidents, whereas our conventional trains operate at a maximum ...

Travelling by Indian Railways will now cut down your sleep by an hour - Zee Business Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:57:50 GMT


Zee Business

Travelling by Indian Railwayswill now cut down your sleep by an hour
Zee Business
Indian Railwayson Sunday issued a circular stating that the board has reduced the official sleeping hours in trains by an hour. Till now, the existing time for sleeping for the passengers in the reserved coaches was between 9 pm to 6 am, as reported ...
Indian railwaysasks passengers to sleep on middle and lower berths between 10 pm and 6 amYourStory.com
Railwayscuts down sleeping hours for passengers by an hourEconomic Times
The Indian RailwaysHas A Smart Idea To Reduce Quarrel Between Passengers: Reduce Nap TimeHuffington Post India
Bangladesh News 24 hours -WION -NDTV -Ministry of Railways
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Going Paperless: Railways to Stop Pasting Reservation Charts on Coaches - The Better India Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:59:21 GMT


Going Paperless: Railwaysto Stop Pasting Reservation Charts on Coaches
The Better India
... the outside of the bogie bore your berth details on a long distance journey? But you have to that on a few selected routes, at least for the next three months! Before you ask us why, let us put it out there – This is the Indian RailwayMinistry's ...

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Indian Railways'move to reconsider diesel loco is not good; here's ... - Financial Express Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:41:45 GMT


Financial Express

Indian Railways' move to reconsider diesel loco is not good; here's ...
Financial Express
The transporter plans electrification of 24400 km of routes by 2020-21 in a phased manner of which 4000 km are to be electrified in 2017-18.
Indian Railways' Move To Reconsider Diesel Loco Is Not Good ...EnergyInfraPost

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Alstom delivers first locomotive bodyshell to India - Railway Gazette - Railway Gazette International Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:39:23 GMT


Railway Gazette International

Alstom delivers first locomotive bodyshell to India - Railway Gazette
Railway Gazette International
INDIA: The first bodyshell for the fleet of 800 WAG12 twin-section electric locomotives which Alstom is to supply to Indian Railways was unloaded at...
Indiagets first high-power electric locomotive for freight trains from FranceHindustan Times

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Good news for 1.23 million railway employees! Modi Cabinet sweetens festive season with Productivity Linked Bonus - Financial Express Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:20:15 GMT


Financial Express

Good news for 1.23 million railwayemployees! Modi Cabinet sweetens festive season with Productivity Linked Bonus
Financial Express
The decision, which has been taken ahead of the Puja/Dussehra festival season, is aimed at improving productivity and efficiency of Indian Railways, says the government. As per the Ministry of Railways release, a PLB equivalent to 78 days' wages will ...
Indian Railwaysannounces bonus for employees ahead of DussehraNews Nation
Railwaysannounces employee bonus, special trains for festive seasonOneindia
Early Diwali for Railwayemployees! Cabinet approves Productivity Linked Bonus incentiveZee Business
Business Today -Business Standard -India TV
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Can Indian Railways make some more laws against loud noise during sleep-time? - DailyO Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:46:23 GMT


DailyO

Can Indian Railwaysmake some more laws against loud noise during sleep-time?
DailyO
Is there any other country where a policy has to be changed to ward off public rudeness? The Indian Railwayshas decided to supervise the snooze time of passengers. No healthy, un-pregnant, non-senior citizen can get horizontal before 10 at night anymore.

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