Indian Railways, which has been striving to boost its freight revenue and tonnage through various freight rationalisation steps, continues to struggle, with its freight revenue declining by more than 10% in the second quarter
Keeping the festive season rush in mind, Indian Railways (IR) plans to introduce 2,900 special trains between now and November 10, 300 more than what was introduced in the corresponding period last year.
At a time when the Indian Railways is struggling to regain its market share and meet its freight loading targets, Member Traffic, Railway Board, Mohd Jamshed tells Bilal Abdi that there won’t be any more "freight tariff rat
The railways ministry, which was in the final stages of preparing a Cabinet note for setting up the proposed railway development authority (RDA) via an executive order, is now divided over which route to take.
Capital investment may be stagnating in general, but government agencies seem to be partly bridging the deficit. Indian Railways, which had seen an unprecedented 52% jump in capex in the last financial year, is maintaining th
Moving a step closer to a corporate-like presentation of its financial numbers, Indian Railways, which has always fought shy of recognising profits and losses and merely talked about surpluses/shortfalls, has made its entire
With Indian Railways’ traffic receipts struggling to grow (its traffic receipts up to July were trailing the budget estimate for the period by 13%) and a shift to commercial pricing in the passenger segment easier said than
Magnetic levitation trains, or maglev trains, are trains which use electromagnetic suspension systems to levitate on steel rails, which essentially reduces friction and allows the train to reach very high speeds.
A fairly big shortage of pilots two years down the line — estimated at around 2,000 — could drive up costs for airlines. While employee costs constitute around10% of an airline’s overall revenues, the need to pay pilots
The civil aviation ministry is likely to come out with a separate category of flying licence, known as scheduled commuter operator (SCO) permit, which will facilitate entry of new carriers that can ply on the new routes. This
With Indian Railways’ traffic receipts struggling to grow and a shift to commercial pricing in the passenger segment easier said than done, the transporter has intensified the efforts to augment its so-called non-farebox re
With the new civil aviation policy proposing to extend the so-called hybrid till model for determining airport charges to state-run (Airport Authority of India-operated) airports also, passengers will have to fork out more as
With the potential investors’ initial response to the public-private partnership (PPP) model for railway stations’ redevelopment being lukewarm, the government is set to make the terms more attractive for them.
The government’s intention in raising the FDI limit in scheduled domestic airlines to 100% via the approval route was not to let foreign airlines acquire Indian carriers, a senior official said on Wednesday.