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Railways to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety

Railways to deploy drone cameras to enhance safety

Jan 08,2018 , 03:36 PM IST | National
The Indian Railways has decided to deploy drone cameras for various railway activities, especially project monitoring and maintenance of tracks and other railway infrastructure.
Rlys to link all locos with satellites by Dec 2018

Rlys to link all locos with satellites by Dec 2018

Jan 04,2018 , 02:05 AM IST | National
Indian Railways has set a target of December 2018 to link all its locomotives via ISRO satellites, making it easy to track trains and communicate with their crew in real time, officials said. By the year-end, all 10,800 locos of the railways will have antennas fixed on them and they will be monitored inside the driver's cabin, senior officials of the national transporter said.
No proposal to increase fares: Railways

No proposal to increase fares: Railways

Dec 27,2017 , 03:36 PM IST | Business
The Indian Railways does not have any proposal to increase fares, the government informed Parliament today.
Mumbai commuters get AC local trains

Mumbai commuters get AC local trains

Dec 25,2017 , 03:30 PM IST | National
The Indian Railways on Monday flagged off the country's first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters, 150 years after the first suburban local was hauled by a steam engine in 1867, officials said.
Less mishaps, more aftershocks

Less mishaps, more aftershocks

Dec 25,2017 , 03:59 AM IST | National
Derailments - both on and off tracks - marked 2017 for the Indian Railways. While the Narendra Modi government's first Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu resigned after
SCR registers top record in key performance indicators

SCR registers top record in key performance indicators

Dec 13,2017 , 08:11 PM IST | Telangana
The South Central Railway has registered the top place in performance amongst all the 16 Zones on Indian Railways for the half yearly period from April to September 2017
Railway introduces various mobile apps for convenience of passengers: Piyush Goyal

Railway introduces various mobile apps for convenience of passengers: Piyush Goyal

Dec 07,2017 , 07:06 PM IST | Latest News
With smartphones becoming popular among the masses, Indian Railways has introduced various mobile apps for the convenience of passengers, said Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday.
Will phase out diesel locomotive in five years: Goyal

Will phase out diesel locomotive in five years: Goyal

Nov 21,2017 , 05:17 PM IST | National
Coal and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Indian Railways will completely phase out diesel locomotives in the next five years and will switch to electric locomotives with the focus on increasing speed.
VCRC cricket tourney begins

VCRC cricket tourney begins

Nov 10,2017 , 01:21 AM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Alumni of the “Vocational Course in Railway Commercial” (VCRC) inducted into the Indian Railways, competed in a friendly cricket tournament at the Railway Recreation Complex here on Thursday.
App to predict if waitlisted rail ticket can be confirmed

App to predict if waitlisted rail ticket can be confirmed

Nov 06,2017 , 04:11 AM IST | Technology
The Indian Railways is mulling to come up with an app that will predict if waitlisted tickets have any chance of getting confirmed, officials said on Sunday.
App to predict if waitlisted rail ticket can be confirmed

App to predict if waitlisted rail ticket can be confirmed

Nov 05,2017 , 03:26 PM IST | National
The Indian Railways is mulling to come up with an app that will predict if waitlisted tickets have any chance of getting confirmed, officials said on Sunday.
Aadhaar-verified passengers can now book 12 railways tickets a month online

Aadhaar-verified passengers can now book 12 railways tickets a month online

Nov 03,2017 , 01:12 PM IST | Travel
Indian Railways has increased the monthly cap on tickets booked on the ICRTC portal from six to 12 for Aadhaar-verified passengers, officials said.
What is to be done?

What is to be done?

Jan 23,2017 , 01:53 AM IST | Editors Desk
The tragic derailment of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express near Vizianagaram is a grim reminder of alarming state of rail safety in India even as the rulers dream of running bullet trains.
It is nobody’s baby

It is nobody’s baby

Nov 22,2016 , 04:17 AM IST | Editors Desk
There may be specific reasons for every accident. But, the larger picture is the derailment of safety ecosystem in Indian Railways. 

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