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Rlys eyes Rs 26k cr savings in energy costs over 10 years through electrification

Rlys eyes Rs 26k cr savings in energy costs over 10 years through electrification

Jul 31,2017 , 08:05 PM IST | Business
The Indian Railways has chalked out a blueprint to electrify its network over the next ten years that will result in an estimated total savings of Rs 26,400 crore on energy costs, a ministry official said. The energy bill of the public transporter is around Rs 32,000 crore a year, of which diesel accounts for Rs 16,000- 18,000 crore. 
Travel from Delhi to Chandigarh no more a pain, train time cut to 2 hours

Travel from Delhi to Chandigarh no more a pain, train time cut to 2 hours

Jul 31,2017 , 03:55 PM IST | Business
Currently, the Shatabdi Express covers the 245 km distance in about three hours and 30 minutes travelling at a maximum speed of 110 kmh.
Railways reward women cricketers

Railways reward women cricketers

Jul 28,2017 , 03:59 AM IST | Sports
Union minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday announced a cash reward of Rs 1.30 crore for 10 members of the Indian women's cricket, who are employed with the Indian Railways.
Railway ministry working with companies like Apple on train speeds

Railway ministry working with companies like Apple on train speeds

Jul 21,2017 , 09:24 PM IST | National
Eyeing trains speeds of 600km per hour, the government is working with global technology firms like Apple to help take Indian railways to the next level, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday.
Indian Railways To Launch RailCloud To Optimise Server Management

Indian Railways To Launch RailCloud To Optimise Server Management

Jul 11,2017 , 01:21 PM IST | National
The Indian Railways will launch RailCloud tomorrow, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.
Economy AC coaches with fares less than normal 3AC tariff to begin soon

Economy AC coaches with fares less than normal 3AC tariff to begin soon

Jul 02,2017 , 02:55 PM IST | Business
The recently launched Humsafar Express, comprising 3-AC coaches only, has become very popular. The fully AC train with more Economy AC coaches is expected to cater to more passengers. However, the details of the Economy AC class are to be worked out before deciding for manufacturing such coaches, said the official.   
Exclusive: Indian Railways safety overhaul at risk due to rail shortage - documents

Exclusive: Indian Railways safety overhaul at risk due to rail shortage - documents

Jun 30,2017 , 06:04 PM IST | Business
A planned $15 billion safety overhaul of India's ageing rail network is facing delays as the country's state steel company is unable to meet demand for new rails, according to two government documents seen by Reuters.
Indian Railways to kick off final location survey of world's highest rail track at Leh

Indian Railways to kick off final location survey of world's highest rail track at Leh

Jun 26,2017 , 02:53 PM IST | National
The Railways will kick off the final location survey of the 498 km long Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir this week.
Indian Railways to offer 20 stations to Malaysia for redevelopment

Indian Railways to offer 20 stations to Malaysia for redevelopment

Jun 07,2017 , 04:49 PM IST | Business
The Indian Railways is firming up plans to join hands with Malaysia to redevelop about 20 stations in Tier-II cities across the country.
Indian Railways Asked To Pay Rs. 75000 To Passenger Whose Seat Was Occupied By Others

Indian Railways Asked To Pay Rs. 75000 To Passenger Whose Seat Was Occupied By Others

Jun 04,2017 , 12:14 PM IST | National
The state consumer commission has asked the Indian Railways to pay Rs. 75,000 to a man for the inconvenience he suffered when his reserved seat was occupied by unauthorised persons for most part of his journey.
Railways to provide book now, pay later option

Railways to provide book now, pay later option

Jun 02,2017 , 02:23 AM IST | National
Railways have decided to provide the ‘buy tickets now and pay later’ service for any Express trains, an IRCTC official said on Thursday. According to the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd official, soon passengers would be able to buy tickets from the IRCTC website and pay later.
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.