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Maruti Suzuki, Indian Railways flag-off India’s First Flexi Deck Auto-Wagon rake Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:03:12 -0800
Named ‘Flexi deck auto-wagon rake’, it brings the advantages of higher capacity, flexibility, faster speed and environment friendliness to rail transportation of cars.
Railways to bring back its forgotten flavours Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:24:39 -0800
Until now, the Indian Railways has been known for its bland food, shabby coaches and erratic schedule - in that order.But the 160-year-old institution is set for an image makeover.
Indian Railways, Maruti Suzuki flag off flexi deck auto-wagon rake Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:24:26 -0800
The flexi deck auto-wagon rake, designed by Indian Railway’s Research Design and Standards Organization, has 20% additional capacity (318 cars) as compared to the current twin-decker rakes (265 cars), used for rail transportation.
Uttarakhand off to a winning start in National Basketball Wed, 26 Feb 2014 04:56:59 -0800
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Uttarakhand opened their campaign in the 64th Senior National Men's Basketball Championship's with a narrow 68-62 win over Indian Railways at the at Thyagaraj Stadium here Wednesday. Amritpal Singh with 25 points top scored for the defending champions while Riyaz Uddin and Yadwinder Singh added 13 and 12 respectively. For the Railways, Gagandeep Singh top scored with 20 ...
Explain use of substandard material: SC to Railways Fri, 28 Feb 2014 07:17:00 -0800
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday sought responses from the central government and the Indian Railways on the use of substandard material in the coach interiors that released toxic fumes thus causing the death of passengers due to asphyxiation during incidents of fire. The bench of Chief Justice P. Sathasivam and Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice on a plea by petitioner advocate ...
Indian Railways launches yet another innovative scheme ‘SMS Gateway’ Mon, 03 Mar 2014 04:57:07 -0800
The ‘SMS Gateway’ project will be used to send SMS alerts to passengers in case of status change in the PRS tickets, as compared to the initial booking status (For example W/L to RAC, RAC to CNF, W/L to CNF)
Services through to national basketball semis Mon, 03 Mar 2014 02:58:27 -0800
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Services Monday stunned Indian Railways 104-72 to move into the semifinals of the 64th National Basketball Championship being held at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here. Indian Railways, who had finished behind Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand in Group A, failed to get the fluency going and were poor in defence. Ankur Anand Singh (21 points) was the only player to put the ...
Railways plan premium trains during Holi rush Mon, 10 Mar 2014 04:46:48 -0700
The last pilot on the Delhi-Mumbai route during the New Year period was a highly profitable project for Railways
Explain use of substandard material: Supreme Court to Railways Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:26:51 -0800
New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Supreme Court Friday sought responses from the central government and the Indian Railways on the use of substandard material in the coach interiors that released toxic fumes thus causing the death of passengers due to asphyxiation during incidents of fire.
Interim rail budget: Modernisation and technology induction in railways Tue, 11 Feb 2014 23:22:37 -0800
Indian Railways have within available resources always endeavoured to usher in new technology for modernisation and enhanced delivery to rail users.
Railways to Borrow Rs 13,800 Cr in 2014-15 Wed, 12 Feb 2014 04:03:44 -0800
Indian Railways will borrow less at Rs 13,800 crore from market through its two companies IRFC and Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd for capital expenditure during 2014-15.
Indian Railways lodges 87 cases against JD(U), BJP for stopping trains Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:38:21 -0800
Indian Railways has lodged a total of 87 cases against the leaders and activists of BJP and JD(U) for disrupting train services during their stir to protest against denial of special category stat...
Railways starts monetizing its land reserves Fri, 21 Feb 2014 06:26:07 -0800
Indian Railways is aiming to generate more than Rs 5,000 crore next year by monetising its land reserve
IRFC to launch another tax-free bond issue Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:28:54 -0800
Indian Railways’ arm had raised ₹4,200 cr in recent public issue
High-speed rail essential for economic growth: Yoshiyuki Kasai Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:52:54 -0700
Interview with Chairman, Central Japan Railway Company
CII says focus on modernising railway projects welcome Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:55:55 -0800
New Delhi, Feb.13 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for revamping and restructuring of the Indian Railways by developing a sustainable financial model to ensure feasibility of projects. This will infuse the necessary momentum to rail infrastructure upgradation," said Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII. Banerjee welcomed the Government's emphasis on bringing ...
Railway locomotives to be on LNG track by 2016 Sat, 15 Feb 2014 03:45:47 -0800
Indian Railways likely to float an international tender in two months
87 Cases by Railways Against JD(U), BJP for Stopping Trains Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:05:39 -0800
Indian Railways has lodged a total of 87 cases against the leaders and activists of BJP and JD(U) for disrupting train services during their stir to protest against denial of special category status to Bihar last week, Railway Protection Force (RPF) sources said today.
Uttarakhand men, Indian Rlys women start with a win Wed, 26 Feb 2014 05:07:43 -0800
New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI) Defending Champions Uttarakhand men and Indian Railways women started their campaign on a winning note by getting the better of their respective opponents in the 64th National Basketball Championship here today.
Chhattisgarh stun Railways, become national women's basketball champions Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:47:16 -0800
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh won the women's 64th National Basketball championship after a stunning 81-77 victory over Indian Railways in the final at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here Wednesday.
Indian Railways' Watergate: Report finds water at stations highly contaminated Thu, 27 Feb 2014 04:42:28 -0800
Around 50 lakh passengers use the Northern Railways and drink water from the stations. It is highly likely they putting their health at risk. NDTV has accessed an Indian Railway's internal report, whi...
Railways thrash Karnataka 91-39 Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:53:05 -0800
New Delhi, Mar 2 (PTI) Indian Railways women scored a thumping 91-39 win over Karnataka on the last day of the league matches in the 64th National Basketball Championship here today.
Defending champs Uttarakhand in national basketball quarters Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:24:19 -0800
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Defending champions joined Group A leaders Tamil Nadu in the quarter-finals thanks to a 79-67 win over Chhattisgarh in the 64th National Basketball Championship being held at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here Sunday.
Railway retiring rooms can be booked online now Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:38:23 -0800
Indian Railways has made it possible for a passenger to reserve retiring room online sitting at his drawing room. Rooms at the originating station or at the destination station could be reserved o...
Railways expects to surpass Budget target on loading Wed, 12 Feb 2014 04:36:32 -0800
Despite a slowdown in the economy and a fall in average lead, Indian Railways expects to surpass the Budget target on loading after five years during the current financial year, Railways Minister Mallikarjun Kharge said today. However, casting ...
Let it roll Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:14:24 -0800
The Indian Railways is well placed to emerge as a commercially vibrant organisation and a veritable growth driver for the economy, if the next government seizes the opportunity and makes it possible for this to happen.
Railways edge past Kerala, make quarters Sat, 01 Mar 2014 10:42:27 -0800
Favourites Indian Railways were given a fright by Kerala before eking out a 67-64 victory in a women's Group A match of the 64th National Basketball Championship at Thyagaraj Stadium on Saturday. The victory was defending champions' third successive in the tournament and put them in the last eight stage. It, however, proved to be a narrow escape. Kerala competed with vigour and their defence ...
Indian Railways modifies rules, no refund for non-travellers Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:10:29 -0800
New Delhi, Feb 26: Indian Railway informed on Wednesday that passengers not turning up or less number of persons travelling in groups will not be refunded from March 1. Central Railway senior divisional commercial manager (SrDCM) Dr Sumant Deulkar said
Interim Rail Budget for 2014-15: Passenger friendly initiatives of railways Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:22:47 -0800
Indian Railways has always strived to improve its customer related services and the continued drive has resulted in their gradual improvement.
Railways to earn Rs 5,000 cr by monetising land Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:01:48 -0800
The initiative, led by Rail Land Development Authority, involves 5 projects