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Railways’ fees for direct ticket booking terminals higher, say travel agents Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:53:36 -0700
Travel agents want the Indian Railways to relax the financial terms of a scheme that allows them to set up ticket booking facilities with direct access to the seat reservation database.

Bhupesh Bhandari: Bullet points Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:07:07 -0700
The Japanese want to sell their bullet-train systems to India, and so do the Chinese. If some Indian Railways officers are to be believed, even the French are interested, except they don't have the money that will help India make the investments.

Railways starts trial run of e-catering service Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:55:09 -0700
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS): Indian Railways Thursday started trials of its e-catering service in select trains through which passengers will be able to place meal orders through phone calls or messaging service.

Bullet trains in India: Fast track to nowhere? Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:36:14 -0700
Some would argue that it bullet trains are too expensive for the cash-starved Indian Railways, and its cost far outweighs the benefits.

China's gift: High speed trains, modern stations in India Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:06:12 -0700
In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country.

Bibek Debroy to head panel to revamp Railway Board Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:40:39 -0700
To steer restructuring of the Railway Board, Indian Railways has set up a committee under Bibek Debroy, economist and professor, Centre for Policy Research. The committee will recommend steps to mobilise resources for major projects and help set up a Rail Tariff Authority.

Indian Railways join hands with China to increase train speed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:40:52 -0700
In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the country.

Vodafone ties up with IRCTC partner Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:46:11 -0700
Vodafone India has entered into an agreement with Bharat BPO, a partner of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corp, to provide online booking of railway tickets through mobile phones.

Railways to launch nation wide cleanliness campaign Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:36:14 -0700
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Indian Railways Thursday said it will be launching a massive special cleanliness campaign on Oct 2, coinciding with 'Gandhi Jayanti'.

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:09:26 -0700
By Sanjeev Miglani and Ben Blanchard NEW DELHI/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the neighbors' first summit since Narendra Modi became prime minister in May. The leaders of Asia's three biggest economies - China, India and Japan - have crisscrossed ...

China to assist in high-speed rail corridors Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:38:14 -0700
China will work with India to build one of the proposed high-speed train corridors. Indian Railways will identify the project to be developed with Chinese cooperation.

Railways Join Hands with China to Increase Train Speed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:55:29 -0700
In a significant development, Indian Railways on Thursday joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernise stations and enhance mutual cooperation in the sector in the...

Delhi-Agra high speed train flagged off for second trial run Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:23:19 -0700
The Indian Railways on Thursday conducted a second trial run of a semi-high speed train between New Delhi and Agra.

Xi Jinping in Delhi: Indian Railways joins hands with China to increase train speed Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:07:37 -0700
Indian Railways joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernize stations and enhance mutual cooperation.

Railways prepares for cleanliness campaign launch on Oct 2 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:42:57 -0700
Days ahead of the launch of the mega cleanliness drive under the name Swachch Bharat (Clean India) on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian Railways is gearing up for a nationwide roll-out of the scheme at an unprecedented scale.

Pipavav Railway's traffic revenue up 30 percent Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:30:14 -0700
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Pipavav Railway Corporation, Indian Railways joint venture company with Gujarat Pipavav Port, Thursday reported a 30 percent rise in its total traffic revenue for 2013-14.

IR Sets Up 5-Member Panel to Fast-Track FDI in Railways Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:51:11 -0700
Indian Railways (IR) has set up a departmental panel comprising five members to fast-track Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in the railways sector in order to improve its existing resources, reported The Times of India. IR has carried out this step after the newly formed Narendra Modi-led government allowed 100% FDI in railways via direct route. It is also in the process of forming five ...

Train tipplers beware! Rex and Rocky are here Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:56:34 -0700
Doggone! Indian Railways' first liquor-detecting canine duo join duty

Xi in Delhi: China joins hands with India to upgrade rail infrastructure Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:22:27 -0700
Indian Railways joined hands with China to increase speed in its existing rail network, modernize stations and enhance mutual cooperation.

SWR to launch 'Swachh Railway, Swachh Bharat' on Oct 2 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:07:49 -0700
Mysore Division of South Western Railways will launch a cleanliness drive in railway stations, trains and tracks on October 2. The campaign is "first-of-its-kind" and will be held across the country by Indian Railways, under the slogan 'Swachh Railway, Swachh Bharat'. Addressing media persons, Rajkumar Lal, Divisional Railway Manager, said that all of the 91 stations in Mysore division limits ...

China President Xi's India visit: China to assist in high-speed rail corridors Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:43:43 -0700
China President Xi's India visit: China to assist in high-speed rail corridors

Soon Order Food of Your Choice Through SMS Onboard Train Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:45:30 -0700
Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as the Indian Railways is launching a mobile phone-based service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passenge...

Strapped railways sets up panel to speed up FDI Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:52:34 -0700
Faced with a financial crunch and under pressure to perform from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Indian Railways has set up a departmental panel tasked to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in the rail sector for augmenting resources.

From the luxurious Palace on Wheels to the spiritual Mahaparinirvan Express: 8 extraordinary ... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:57:16 -0700
Did you know the Maharajas' Express train has been listed among the world's top 25 trains?

SCR embarks on clean drive Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:37:37 -0700
Secunderabad-headquartered South Central Railway has accorded high priority for cleanliness in the rail premises and would organise a 'sustained and long enough drive' to achieve the goal.

Railways’ revenue earnings up by 12.53% Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:30:48 -0700
The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during April 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014 were Rs. 61324.64 crore compared to Rs. 54496.73 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.53%.

Border rows, railways likely topics of China-India talks Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:27:17 -0700
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India on Wednesday as the two Asian giants take steps to boost commercial ties. China has pledged to invest billions of dollars in Indian railways, industrial parks and roads, but ties between the nuclear-armed nations have long been held back by distrust, mostly over their contested border. Here are some facts about India-China ...

Factbox - Border rows, railways likely topics of China-India talks Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:32:44 -0700
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in India on Wednesday as the two Asian giants take steps to boost commercial ties. China has pledged to invest billions of dollars in Indian railways, industrial parks and roads, but ties between the nuclear-armed nations have long been held back by distrust, mostly over their contested border. Here are some facts about India-China ...

Railways serves bones in veg curry on Rajdhani Express Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:12:06 -0700
Passengers may have given up hopes of the Indian Railways serving clean and quality food.

Cash starved railways sets up body to speed up FDI Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:53:29 -0700
Faced with a financial crunch and under pressure to perform from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Indian Railways has set up a departmental panel tasked to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows in the rail sector for augmenting resources.

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