Category Archives: Railways

Coach of Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed

Coach of Jammu Tawi

A coach of Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani Express derailed today at the New Delhi Railway station in the national capital, but no one was injured in the incident, a Northern Railway spokesperson said.The incident took place around 6.00 am when the train was entering the platform, the spokesperson said.Nobody was injured in the incident, the official said.… Read More

M P Mall appointed CMD | IRCTC

Mahendra Pratap Mall

Shri Mahendra Pratap Mall presently  Director (Finance), IRCTC has been appointed Chairman & Managing Director, Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) for a period of five year vice Shri A K Manocha. wishes Shri Mahendra Pratap Mall the very best.

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Sanjeev Sinha appointed Adviser | Ahmedabad Mumbai High Speed Rail project

Sanjeev Sinha,

Shri Sanjeev Sinha, former Tata Executive in Tokyo and the first IIT-ian from Barmer, Rajasthan, has been appointed as adviser for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail project by Japan Railways.

The ground-breaking ceremony for the project, estimated to cost about Rs 1 lakh crore, is planned in Ahmedabad on September 14 in the presence of Prime Ministers … Read More

Piyush Goyal meeting with Railway Board officials on safety in train operations

Piyus goyal

Minister of Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal held a marathon meeting with members of full Railway Board & Safety Directorate of Railway Board to comprehensively review Safety measures for train operations. A detailed presentation on Safety was made at the meeting. There was a threadbare discussion on the subject and the root cause of repeated casesRead More

7 coaches of Shaktikunj Express derails in UP

Shaktikunj Express

Seven coaches of the Jabalpur- bound Shaktikunj Express derailed today in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, a railway official said.”The accident occurred at around 6:25 AM and we have already cleared out the site,” Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said.

“All passengers were put on the remaining coaches and by 7:28 AM all… Read More

LTTC agreement signed between SAIL and Railways

LTTC agreement

Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) and Indian Railways have entered into a strategic agreement on Long Term Tariff Contract (LTTC) on 29th August, 2017. The agreement was signed in the presence of senior officers of Railways and SAIL. in the office of CCM of SE Rly at Kolkata.

The agreement was inked by Shri Kaushik Mukhopadhyay, CCM, SE Rly on behalf of Railways… Read More

Ashwani Lohani pens letter for Indian Railwaymen across the country

Railways Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani

The Chairman Railway Board Shri Ashwani Lohani has called upon the railwaymen across the country to always be on guard to ensure the highest level of safety in train operations and instill a renewed sense of confidence in railway passengers. He emphasized that safety should always remain principle focused area.

In a letter sent to all railwaymen, Shri Lohani… Read More

Railway suffers 100 Cr loss in 4 days as train movements affected

Northern Railway

Over 1,000 trains have been affected in the Ferozepur, Ambala and Delhi divisions alone during the last few days due to the situation emerging in the aftermath of the verdict in a rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim incurring an estimated loss of over Rs.100 crore to the Railways till now.

The agitation not only affected the passenger traffic… Read More

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto express derail | No passenger injured

Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto express

Six coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto express derailed near Maharashtra’s Asangaon early , a senior Railway official said No passenger was reported to be injured in the incident, Sunil Udasi, chief PRO of the Central Railway, said The accident took place around 6:35 AM near the Asangaon railway station. Six coaches of the train jumped the tracks,… Read More

Here is possibly why rail accidents occur in the Poorest parts of the country

Here is a list of 10 major (in terms of loss of life) recent rail accidents (with most recent at the top)

1. Auraiya (North Central)

2. Muzaffarnagar (North)

3. Kuneru (East Coast)

4. Pukhrayan (North Central)

5. Harda twin train derailment (Western Central)

6. Muri Express Athsarai derailment (North Central)

7. Rae Bareli Derailment (Northern)

8. Anekal Derailment… Read More

Railways looking for long term solutions not quick fixes | Ashwani Lohani

Railways Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani

Expressing concern over the recent spate of accidents, newly appointed Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani, said it is time for deep introspection to find maladies and shortcomings that plague the system and Railways is looking for long term solutions and not mere quick fixes.

Interacting with young officers of Delhi Division in New Delhi, Mr Lohani said… Read More

Railways Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani goes strict on new work discipline

Railways Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani

A day after assuming office, newly appointed Railways Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani cracked the discipline whip through a series of orders to all Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs).To begin, he strictly ordered to end to the tradition of distributing bouquets, gifts and ‘buttering’.

Seniors employees of the Railways have been asked to report for work… Read More

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