Category Archives: Railways

Indian Railways | Enforcing ban on single use plastic material

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Taking a cue from the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call in his Independence Day speech to eliminate single use plastic in the country from 2nd October, 2019, Indian Railways has once again risen to the occasion to shield the environment from the menace of plastic.Ministry of Railways has directed all Railway unitsto enforce ban on single use… Read More

Railways Ministry | President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service & Meritorious Service to RPF & RPSF

President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service & Meritorious Service to RPF & RPSF

PIB News Update:On the occasion of Independence Day 2019, the Hon’ble President of India has awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and Police Medal for Meritorious Service to the following Railway Protection Force (RPF)/Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) officers and staff.

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CORAS – Commandos For Railway Security | Launched by Indian Railways

CORAS - Commandos For Railway Security Launched by Indian Railways

PIB NEWS UPDATE |Minister of Railways and Commerce &Industry,Shri Piyush Goyal launched CORAS (Commando for Railway Security) of Indian Railways and new establishment manual for Railway Protection Force today. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, other Railway Board Members,DG, RPF, Shri Arun Kumar, General Manager, Northern Railway,… Read More

Rakesh K Jain IRSSE appointed Addl Member (Telecom), Railway Board

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Shri Rakesh K Jain empanelled to Higher Administrative Grade (HAG)/ Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE) for appointment to the post of Additional Member (Telecom), Railway Board.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri Rakesh K Jain the very best.

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RPF launches Drive against unattended/unclaimed vehicles in all Railway Premises

RPF Launches Operation Number Plate

PIB News Update | Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Indian Railways launched a Special Drive with a Code Name – Operation “Number Plate” to identify and verify all vehicles parked in Railway premises, circulating area, parkings and even in the ‘No Parking’ areas for longer duration. It was launched under the direction of DG/RPF, Sh. Arun Kumar with active cooperation… Read More

Increasing Speed to 160 kmph on existing New Delhi – Mumbai Route

Increasing Speed to 160 kmph on existing New Delhi - Mumbai Route

The Government has given its approval for increasing the speed of the Delhi-Mumbai route (including Kanpur-Lucknow) to 160 Kmph’ at a total cost of Rs. 6,806 cr by 2022-23. This will ensure improved speed, service, safety and create capacity. As part of Mission Raftaar, Indian Railways is working in mission mode to improve the average speed of trains across… Read More

Increasing Speed to 160 kmph on existing New Delhi – Howrah Route

Increasing Speed to 160 kmph on existing New Delhi - Mumbai Route

The Government has given its approval for increasing the speed of the Delhi-Howrah route (including Kanpur-Lucknow) to 160 Kmph’ at a total cost of Rs. 6,685 cr by 2022-23. This will ensure improved speed, service, safety and create capacity. As part of Mission Raftaar, Indian Railways is working in mission mode to improve the average speed of trains across… Read More

Ministry of Railways boost to Rail Connectivity in UP

Dohrighat- Sahjanwa UP New Rail line

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to construct a new railway line between Sahjanwa and Dohrighat (81.17 Km) with an estimated cost of Rs. 1319.75crore.The project will be completed by 2023-24 and will be executed by Construction Organization of North Eastern Railway.

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DFCCIL | 64th Annual Railway Awards at Ranchi

Participation in 64th Annual Railway Awards at Ranchi

DFCCIL’s stall showcasing live working model of the freight carrying capacity and advantages over the existing Indian Railway system proved to be a big hit at the 64th Annual Railway Awards function held at Ranchi on 14.07.2019. Shri Raghubar Das, Chief Minister Jharkhand, Shri Suresh C Angadi, Minister of State for Railways, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman… Read More

Group ‘A’ Status for RPF

Railway Protection Force (RPF)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Grant of Organised Group ‘A’ status to Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) and consequential benefits of Non-Functional Financial Upgradation (NFFU) with effect from 01-01-2006 and Non-Functional Selection Grade (NFSG) @ 30% of Senior Duty Post (SDP) with effect from… Read More

Ministry of Railways launches its new All India Railway Time Table known as “TRAINS AT A GLANCE”

Piyush Goyal

The Ministry of Railways has released its new All India Railway Time Table known as “TRAINS AT A GLANCE (TAG)” effective from today i.e. 1st July, 2019.  In addition to the “Trains at a Glance”, all the 17 Zonal Railways has also released their respective Zonal Railway Time Tables (5 Zonal time tables in all, each Zonal Time Table comprising 3-4 Zonal Railways)… Read More