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Films, rucksacks, cycles, rods-new railway safety ideas

Films, rucksacks, cycles and even rods are now tools in the hands of railway staffers who are customising everyday materials to churn out devices to save lives on rail tracks.

Skill India initiative gets a major boost from Indian Railways News

Train status: Foggy Sunday morning in Delhi, 18 trains cancelled

It was a cold, foggy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.4 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

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Passenger safety, human resources top priority, says Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani today said that the Railways was paying special attention to the development of human resources, even as it gave the highest priority to passenger safety.

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Railways replaces ‘viklang’ with ‘divyang’ in concession forms

Almost two years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as 'divyang' (divine bodies), the Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concessi

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First touch-screen enquiry system for Indian Railways passengers at Delhi

The Railways today launched a one-of-its-kind touch-screen kiosk as a single-point enquiry station for answering all queries of passengers including about navigation for accessing various facilities a

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KVB Reddy is new MD, CEO of Hyderabad Metro Rail

L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) has announced the appointment of KVB Reddy as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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Mumbai suburban railway a death trap; over 3,000 commuters killed in train accidents in 2017, says report

Although suburban railway is considered the lifeline of Mumbai, it is increasingly becoming a 'death trap' for commuters as over 3,000 people lost their lives in train accidents in the city last year,

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Train status: Dense fog in Delhi engulfs city on Republic Day; 18 trains cancelled

Dense fog on Friday morning engulfed Delhi and its adjoining areas even as people here braved the morning chill to reach Rajpath to watch the 69th Republic Day celebrations.

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Railways to inaugurate India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge Bogibeel in June, says Ashwani Lohani

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has said the Bogibeel Bridge, the country's longest rail-cum-road bridge being constructed for 15 years, is set to be inaugurated in June.

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Train running status: Delhi fog disrupts Railway traffic; 17 trains cancelled

It was a foggy Thursday morning in Delhi with dense to moderate fog at different regions, even as the minimum temperature was recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average --

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Nitin Gadkari urges ILFS to explore rail alignment in Zojila tunnel

The Minister during an event for signing of MoU for the tunnel, also asked IL&FS to complete the work faster than the assigned seven years, the official said.

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Indian Railways to run special train in south eastern zone, from Santragachi to Puri on January 25

To clear extra rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway will run one pair of superfast special train between Santragachi and Puri on January 25.

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SBI Capital Markets to evaluate monetisation of Railways’ transmission assets

SBI Capital Markets will evaluate Indian Railways' overhead equipment (OHE) network for electrical traction as the state-run transporter is exploring the monetisation of its transmission assets.

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WEF 2018: Global investors welcome to participate in railways upgrade, says Piyush Goyal

Promising a major technological and modernisation upgrade at railways, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said there are plans to equip the entire rail network with Wi-Fi and CCTV system and foreign inve

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Railways asks zones to get rid of scrap, generate revenue from sales

The Railways has directed its zones to get rid of all scrap by the end of this fiscal, not only to keep rail premises clean, but also to generate additional revenue from its sale.

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Ahead of Railway Budget 2018, Modi’s Make in India gets boost with plans for ‘world-class’ Indian Railways trains

Railway Budget 2018: Just ahead of the Union Budget 2018, Indian Railways' plans to create 'world-class' 'Make in India' self-propelled train sets has received a big boost in form of Train 18 and Trai

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Train status: Cloudy Tuesday morning disrupts Railways schedule, 16 trains cancelled

It was a cloudy morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Railways staff union says TTEs ‘forced’ to flout rules to increase revenue

A railway employees' union has alleged that on-board ticket checking staffers were being "forced" by officials to illegally issue tickets to ticket-less passengers for travel in sleeper classes to inc

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Railway Budget 2018: Indian Railways to give priority to safety; here is all it plans to do

Railway Budget 2018: In its endeavour to provide a safe and secure travel experience to passengers, Indian Railways is pitching for the procurement of about 12 lakh CCTV cameras to ensure state-of-the

Railway Budget 2018: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would roll out the details of provision for strengthening safety mechanism in train operations in his Budget 2018-19. News

Fog, cold conditions still prevail disrupting Railways schedule; 10 trains cancelled in Delhi

Several parts of North India, including Delhi and the adjoining National Capital Region, have been witnessing a dense fog and fall in temperature, affecting the normal life besides rail and road traff

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New Indian Railways coal freight rate is good news for power producers; here is why

The latest decision by the Indian Railways to rationalise the tariff structure for coal transportation is expected to benefit independent power producers (IPPs) with a generation capacity of about 22,

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Steel Ministry in talks with railways to resolve rake issue

The steel ministry is in talks with railways to ensure adequate availability of rakes for industries that have been saying the problem has led to shortage of raw materials at plants, according to Unio

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Train status: Foggy, cold Sunday morning in Delhi disrupts Railways schedule, 15 trains cancelled

It was a foggy and cold Sunday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Piyush Goyal lauds PM Modi, FM Jaitley for massive capital investments in Indian Railways

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said that under last year of BJP's first term in the governance, and the last year of Congress'in power, the investment in the Indian Railways has tripled.

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Make In India push: Providing ‘local content’ percentage made mandatory for Railways procurement process

Less than a month after the PMO expressed its displeasure over the non-compliance of 'Make In India' policy by certain departments, the Railways has made mentioning percentage of 'local content' manda

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Uber enters into partnership with Eastern Railway

App-cab company Uber today entered into a partnership with Eastern Railway to help travellers avail a ride at Howrah station, which is one of the busiest railway terminals in the country.

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Rail Budget 2018 date, time: When is Railway budget? Who will present it in Parliament

Rail Budget 2018 date, time: Union Budget 2018 is just away from being presented in Parliament. The Modi government's Budget 2018 will be presented on budget day February 1. Finance Minister Arun Jait

Reformist or populist? Here's what post-GST Budget 2018 may hold News
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