Category Archives: Railways

Railways Minister Flags off Hubballi Express

The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagging off the Train No. 17323/17324 Hubballi - Varanasi - Hubballi Express (Weekly), through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan, in New Delhi on May 23, 2017.
	The Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A.K. Mital and the Member Traffic Railway Board, Shri Mohd Jamshed are also seen.

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu flagged off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi – Varanasi – Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi – Mysuru – Hubballi Express (Daily) through Video Conferencing from here today. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Shri Mohd Jamshed, Member Traffic Railway Board, other… Read More

Railways to manufacture high speed freight locomotives

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The Railways will roll out a high-power electric locomotive early next year which will be used to haul freight trains at twice the existing speed. The public transporter is looking to manufacture 800 such train engines over the next 11 years in a joint venture with French giant Alstom, at the Madhepura Locomotive Factory in Bihar. This is the first major FDI (Foreign… Read More

Suresh Prabhu inspects rake of Tejas Train

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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu inspected the Rake of Tejas Train. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Rolling Stock Railway Board Shri Ravindra Gupta, Member Traction Shri Ghanshyam Singh, other Railway Board Members, GM Northern Railway Shri R. K. Kulshreshta and senior officials were also present on the occasion.


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Suresh Prabhu releases third party audit report on station cleanliness

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[Indian Bureaucracy]: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways released the Third Party Audit Report on Station Cleanliness and inaugurated Swachh Rail Portal. As per the report, Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Beas in Punjab is the Cleanest Station in A1, A Category Stations Respectively. Khammam station Comes 2nd Rank in Station Cleanliness … Read More

Railways to launch redesigned e-tendering system

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[Indian Bureaucracy]: The railways will launch shortly its redesigned e-tendering system with more user-friendly new features to facilitate digital participation of over 60,000 vendors.Ushering in a new era by going paperless, the system envisages that bids are invited online and the entire process leading to award of a tender is done electronically.… Read More

Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Round Table Conference

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Minister of Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Round Table Conference on “Data Analytics for Indian Railways”. Chairman Railway Board, Shri AK Mital, other Railway Board Members, representatives and dignitaries from industry and senior officials from Railway Board were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Suresh Prabhu… Read More

Railways may charge Rs 50-100 for lower berths


The Ministry of Railways in considering to charge Rs 50-100 more on booking of lower berths. Even though the amount is not finalised, the proposal is under consideration and may be finalised soon, sources said.

It is believed that the move is being taken so that the lower berth is available for the senior citizen or those in need. But with the amount so less, the… Read More

IRCTC Rail Neer rated best in packaged drinking water brands !


Rail Neer, a signature product of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), was ranked as the top performer out of many other reputed packaged drinking water brands from the country by “Consumer Voice” magazine published by Voluntary Organization in Interest of Consumer Education (VOICE).
Voice is member of Consumer International,… Read More

Margoob Hussain appointed as Director General- RDSO, Lucknow

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Shri Margoob Hussain IRSEE presently Chief Electrical Engineer NWR has been appointed as the Director General of Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO), Lucknow. wishes Shri Margoob Hussain the very best.… Read More

Travel concession extended to Jan Shatabdi Express Trains for Patients

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In an Indian Railways news update, the Ministry of Railways have decided to grant concession in Second class and AC Chair Car of Jan Shatabdi trains to the Patients who are already eligible to travel in second class and AC chair car of Mail/Express trains, w.e.f. 15/05/2017. A patient who is at present eligible to travel in second class of Mail/Express trains… Read More

Anil Kumar Gupta takes charge as GM- Western Railway

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[Government Appointments]: Shri  Anil Kumar Gupta IRSEE (1980) presently additional General Manager in the South Central Railway.has been appointed as the General Manager of Western Railway (WR) vice Shri G C Agrawal, who retired in February this year.

Shri  Gupta completed his graduation (B.E) in Electrical Engineering from Motilal Nehru … Read More

Vishwesh Chaubey takes charge as GM- Metro Railway, Kolkata

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[Government Appointments]: Shri Vishwesh Chaubey IRSE  (1980) presently Principal Chief Engineer, South Eastern Railway takes charge as  General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata .

Shri Chaubey is B. Tech (Civil) from Institute of Technology, BHU and M.Tech. (Structures) from IIT, Delhi. While working as DRM/Firozpur, he carried out various works… Read More