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Getting Indian Railways back on track: Suresh Prabhu now has space to deliver a world class transporter - Financial Express Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:29:31 GMT


Financial Express

Getting Indian Railwaysback on track: Suresh Prabhu now has space to deliver a world class transporter
Financial Express
Had it not been subsumed in the general budget, and the Railwaysbeen asked to pay the government its annual dividend, as FE has reported, its operating ratio would have crossed 100—that means, at an operational level, the nation's transporter is.

Railway passenger safety upgrade plans take a hit - Hindustan Times Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:04:00 GMT


Hindustan Times

Railwaypassenger safety upgrade plans take a hit
Hindustan Times
An ambitious technology upgrade plan of the Indian Railwaysaimed at providing enhanced passenger safety is threatening to go off-track on account of continuing upheaval in the Indian RailwaysProject Management Unit (IRPMU) – the agency that has ...

This documentary captures stories from the general compartments of Indian Railways - Hindustan Times Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:35:05 GMT


Hindustan Times

This documentary captures stories from the general compartments of Indian Railways
Hindustan Times
Three film-makers captured over 100 stories from the general compartments of Indian Railways. Now, they've compiled the experience in an hour-long film. Indian Ocean's soundtrack, Leaving Home, plays in the background. Complementing the soundtrack ...

Indian Railways Building 160 Kmph Speed 'World Class'Train Sets at Half the Cost of Imported Ones - The Better India (blog) Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:12:46 GMT


Indian RailwaysBuilding 160 Kmph Speed 'World Class' Train Sets at Half the Cost of Imported Ones
The Better India (blog)
Starting 2018, the Indian Railwayswill begin building a train set that will be built entirely in India and will travel up to 160 kmph! The Integral Coach Factory (ICF), that is based out of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, has noted that the trains will be self ...

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PMO to Indian Railways: Speed up doubling of tracks, electrification - Financial Express Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:41:00 GMT


Financial Express

PMO to Indian Railways: Speed up doubling of tracks, electrification
Financial Express
Taking note of the slow execution of infrastructure projects, the Prime Minister's Office has asked the Railwaysto speed up the electrification work and laying of new tracks. In a letter to Chairman RailwayBoard A K Mital, Principal Secretary to ...

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Railways seek to provide at least 3-hour daily rest window for track inspection - Livemint Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:40:11 GMT


Livemint

Railwaysseek to provide at least 3-hour daily rest window for track inspection
Livemint
New Delhi: Indian Railwayshas decided to set aside at least three hours daily to detect defects on stretches of tracks and rectify them after a spate of accidents in the recent past. The task is challenging, given the heavy traffic on tracks. The ...
Critical fault-lines: Exploring train accidents in IndiaWION

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The Indian Railways makes a guest appearance in 'Lion'and 'Rangoon'- Scroll.in Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:34:49 GMT


Scroll.in

The Indian Railwaysmakes a guest appearance in 'Lion' and 'Rangoon'
Scroll.in
The February 24 releases Lion and Rangoon have one common link: the Indian Railways. The appearance of trains in films has come a long way since The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station, the 1895 silent short film by Auguste and Louis Lumière ...

SER bags top spot among all zones in Indian Railways ranking - Times of India Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:48:00 GMT


Times of India

SER bags top spot among all zones in Indian Railwaysranking
Times of India
Between April, 2016 and January, 2017, SER loaded 122.26 million tonnes as against 109.77 million tonnes in the corresponding period of the previous year. This was a growth of 11.38%. SER also surpassed the RailwayBoard's target for the first 10 ...
South Eastern Railway tops among 16 zones of Indian RailwaywithWeb India 123

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Indian Railways begin rating zones to keep pressure on senior officials: Report - The Indian Express Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:42:59 GMT


The Indian Express

Indian Railwaysbegin rating zones to keep pressure on senior officials: Report
The Indian Express
To ensure the railways senior officials continue to be responsible towards their duties, The Indian Railwaysboard has reportedly started rating its 16 zones. According to a report published by Times of India, the rating performance of each zone will ...
Railwaysstarts rating zones to keep officers on their toesTimes of India

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Merger of Rail, general budgets allowed Indian Railways to hide deficit in FY17 - Financial Express Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:58:51 GMT


Financial Express

Merger of Rail, general budgets allowed Indian Railwaysto hide deficit in FY17
Financial Express
This means the railwayswill not have to pay dividend or the interest on capital-at-charge (mainly a loan in perpetuity from the government as gross budget support), starting this year. The budget estimate for dividend was R9,731.29 crore for FY17 but ...

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