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5 crore saplings to be planted by 2019-20 on railway land along tracks: Suresh Prabhu

The Railways have planned to plant five crore saplings by 2019-20 on railway land along the tracks with close cooperation of the state governments, Lok Sabha was informed on...

Apr 05, 2017 14:01 PM

Indian Railways goes for Rs 10,000 cr tech and track upgrade: Prabhu

The Railways will spend about Rs 10,000 crore for renewal of tracks and adopt latest technology to detect rail fracture to reduce the accident rate to zero level, Railway Minister...

Mar 30, 2017 19:53 PM

Indian Railways mulls revision of flexi-fare system in premier trains including Rajdhani Express

Indian Railways is planning to reserve about 50 per cent berths in premier trains like Rajdhani for making changes in the ongoing flexi-fare system. The move is being taken after...

Mar 28, 2017 22:27 PM

Indian Railways to implement ERP solution in next few months, says Suresh Prabhu

The Indian Railways will move to technology-enabled enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution in the next few months, railways minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday.

Mar 23, 2017 14:53 PM

Railways explore tie-up to improve medical facilities across country

Railways are exploring a tie-up with private hospitals and doctors for improving the services at its medical facilities across the country.

Mar 22, 2017 19:05 PM

Aadhaar not compulsory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets

Aadhaar has not been made mandatory for senior citizens to avail concessions in train tickets but the Railways have initiated a process to create a database of senior citizens, Lok...

Mar 22, 2017 14:09 PM

Rail connectivity likely across India, Iran and Turkey

China has already run a freight train connecting Europe and attempts are being made to run a demonstrative run from Dhaka to Istanbul connecting Howrah, Delhi, Lahore and Tehran.

Mar 14, 2017 23:14 PM

India to invest USD 140 billion to modernise rail network, says Suresh Prabhu

India will invest USD 140 billion to modernise its rail network over the next five years and is in talks with UAE-based sovereign wealth funds, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has...

Mar 08, 2017 17:35 PM

Indian Railways Ministry in talks with top six global companies for launch of high speed trains

"We called for six top global companies who have technology that can travel beyond the 350km/hour speed. These trains can travel upto 600kms/hr speed. We called them and we told...

Mar 05, 2017 09:06 AM

Railways offers discounts to customers to gain lost ground in freight share

Railways on Thursday offered discounts to customers to gain lost ground in freight share, which has been witnessing a decline over the years.

Mar 02, 2017 20:31 PM