Category Archives: Railways

Railways not to seek more funds from Budget | Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways is not looking at more funds in the upcoming Union Budget for 2018-19 as it is focussed on monetising assets within, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said.The Budget that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents on February 1 next year will be the second after the railway and Union budgets were merged in a break with the colonial-era tradition.

“Frankly,… Read More

Chances of confirmation of wait list tickets during holidays now high

confirmation of wait list tickets

Have a wait listed ticket for your next trip during holidays? Not to worry, you might just be able to make it on a confirmed ticket.A study by a popular travel portal has said that while the cancellation of wait list tickets was as high as 25.5 per cent during the Diwali of 2015 because of non-confirmation, the number has been stable at 18 per cent in 2016 and 2017.

This… Read More

Ashwani Lohani inaugurates Indian Railways Pavilion at IITF 2017

Indian Railways

Shri Ashwani Lohani Chairman, Railway Board inaugurated the Indian Railways pavilion at the India International Trade Fair – 2017 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today. He was accompanied by senior Railway Officers of the Railway Board and Northern Railway.

This year, the Indian Railways pavilion at IITF showcases modernisation initiatives like Digital… Read More

Vivek Mishra repatriated to his parent cadre

Indian Railway

Shri Vivek Mishra IRSEE (1998), presently Director, Ministry of Earth Sciences has been has been given pre-mature repatriation to his parent Cadre i.e. Ministry of Railways, with extended cooling off condition. wishes Shri Vivek Mishra the very best.… Read More

Indian Railways Striding on low carbon Pathway

Indian Railways

Ministry of Railways hosted a side event titled, “Indian Transport Sector: Marching towards sustainable mobility” at Conference of Parties (COP-23), Indian Pavilion at Bonn, Germany on 14thNovember 2017. Two sessions were organized as a part of this side event, first session highlighted efforts of Indian Railways towards a low carbon pathway and … Read More

Arun Kumar Bijalwa appointed Functional Director- Finance | NHSRCL

National Speed Rail Corporation Limited

Shri Arun Kumar Bijalwa, presently Executive Director (Finance), Railway Board has been appointed as Functional Director (Finance) in National Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). wishes Shri Arun Kumar Bijalwa the very best.… Read More

Rajendra Prasad appointed Functional Director- Project | NHSRCL

National Speed Rail Corporation Limited

Shri Rajendra Prasad presently Chief Track Engineer, Eastern Railway has been appointed as Functional Director (Project) in National Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL). wishes Shri Rajendra Prasad the very best.… Read More

Over 100 trains delayed, 10 cancelled due to fog in northern India

Northern India Trains

At least 118 trains delayed, 34 rescheduled and 10 were cancelled due to fog in northern India.

According to the Delhi International Airport Limited, no flights were delayed or cancelled.… Read More

Ashwani Lohani designs plan for Railway employees skill training

Ashwani Lohani

Railway employees will soon go back to school for training.Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani has instructed all General Managers to design a five-day on-the-job or classroom intensive skill training course for rail staffers to meet the growing passenger expectations for better services and amenities.

In a letter to the General Managers of all zones,… Read More

Aadhaar-based attendance System for Rail Employees by 31 Jan


Cracking the whip on latecomers, the railway ministry has said it will install Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system across its zones and divisions by January 31 next year.The railway board issued a letter in this regard to all zones on November 3.

According to the order, the biometric attendance system would be first implemented in the offices of all … Read More

Railways to invest 150 billion dollar create one million jobs in 5 years

Piyush Goyal

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the Railway is looking to invest over 150 billion dollar over the next five years which would help create one million additional jobs. Addressing an awards function in Mumbai yesterday, Mr Goyal said, he was trying to give the national transporter a new direction. He said the Railways can play an important role … Read More

Railways working towards 100% electrification | Piyush Goyal


Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has said that Indian Railways is working with a renewed attitude and confidence in order to achieve aggressive targets and will achieve 100 per cent electrification of lines. Inaugurating an International Conference on Green Initiatives and Railway Electrification in New Delhi , Mr Goyal said, Indian Railways is working… Read More