Category Archives: Railways
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
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.
IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Mahendra Pratap Mall the very best.… Read More
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
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 cases… Read More
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
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
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
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 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
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
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