Category Archives: Railways

B B Verma appointed as addl Member -Planning, Railways Board


Shri B.B. Verma IRAS has been appointed as Additional Member (Planning), Railways Board. wishes Shri B.B. Verma the very best.… Read More

Indian Railways measures to Promote Digital Payments

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In pursuance of this announcement made by Government of India for promotion of  Digital & Cashless Economy, Ministry of Railways has initiated some additional following package of incentives and measures. This shall be made effective from 1st January 2017.

1.Ministry of Railways has decided to instruct Yatri Ticket Suvidha Kendras (YTSKs) to install… Read More

Centre releases 250 cr assistance to Lucknow Metro


Ministry of Urban Development released Rs. 250 cr for the Lucknow Metro Rail project which is a joint venture project of central and Uttar Pradesh Governments.

The Ministry had earlier this year released Rs.300 cr taking the total assistance provided to the Lucknow Metro to Rs.550 cr.

Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh discussed the progress of Lucknow Metro… Read More

Suresh Prabhu reviews safety performance

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Concerned with the recent spate of train accidents, the Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu held a number of meetings to review the safety performance of Indian Railways.

After the unfortunate railway accident of Train No. 19321 in November 2016, under the direction of the Railway Minister it was decided that Indian Railways would completely… Read More

Various projects of Railways Ministry inaugurated in UP

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The following services / projects of Ministry of Railways across various parts of Uttar Pradesh inaugurated / foundation stone laid / dedicated to the nation today i.e. 28 Dec 2016.

1. Inauguration of Wi-Fi at Bareilly station

2. Inauguration of Wi-Fi at Varanasi station

3. Inauguration of Wi-Fi at Aligarh station

4. Inauguration of Wi-Fi at Mathura station… Read More

Derailment 12987 Ajmer-Sealdah Exp Help Line Number

Derailment of 12987 Ajmer-Sealdah Exp. at Rura station on Kanpur-Tundla section No Death reported yet Injuries reported 44.  Derailment Sealdah Ajmer Ex Help Line Numberderailment-sealdah-ajmer-ex-indian-bureaucracy

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Doubles compensation rate payable to Railway accident victims

Ministry of Railways

Ministry of Railways has decided to revise the amounts of compensation payable in respect of Death & Injuries to the passengers involved in Accidents and Untoward Incidents. In the revised compensation rules the amount in all the categories have been doubled with respect to the existing amounts. This has been done by amending “The Railway Accidents… Read More

PM approves Mumbai Urban Transport Project- Phase III


The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Mumbai Urban Transport Project Phase-III.

The estimated cost of project is Rs.8,679 crore with completion cost of Rs.10,947 crore. The project is expected to be completed in the next 5 years during 13th Plan period.
Western Railway is running suburban services on the existing… Read More

12 Suburban Special Trains on Mahaparinirvan Divas


Central Railway has decided to run 12 suburban special trains between Dadar-Kurla/Thane/Kalyan and Kurla-Mankhurd/Vashi/Panvel sections on 6.12.2016 (midnight of 5/6.12.2016) for the benefit passengers on the occasion of Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Mahaparinirvan Divas 2016. These suburban special trains will run stopping at all stations.… Read More

Status of CCTV Cameras fitment in Coaches


Indian Railways has installed CCTV cameras in 69 coaches on a pilot basis to improve the safety and security of passengers, including women and children.
“In order to improve the safety and security of passengers, including women and children, the government has installed CCTV cameras on a limited number of coaches of passenger and suburban trains … Read More

Railways working for Good Quality & Hygienic food to Railway Passengers


It is a continuous endeavour by the Indian Railways to provide good quality hygienic food to Railway passengers. Accordingly, a New Catering Policy, 2010 has been introduced on 21.7.2010 with a mandate for effective quality assurance programme, wherein ISO-22000 (International Organization for Standardization) standards are to be progressively implemented… Read More

Bullet Train Project SPV


A Special Purpose Vehicle, namely, National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRC) has been formed in February, 2016 to implement Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail corridor project.

Estimated cost of Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor is rs 97,636 crore. Government of Japan has agreed to provide Japanese (Yen) loan upto 81% of the project cost… Read More