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Redevelopment of Railway Stations | MoS Railways

Redevelopment of Railway Stations

Minister of State of Railways Shri Rajen Gohain  informed that Indian Railways had advertised its plan to offer ‘A-1’ and ‘A’ category stations on Indian Railways for redevelopment on ‘as is where is’ basis, by inviting open bids from interested parties duly providing for amenities and other requirements of the Railways. The cost of station… Read More

Indian Railways taking steps to improve occupancy | MoS Railways

Indian Railways

Minister of State of Railways Shri Rajen Gohain has informed that on Indian Railways, demand is not uniform. It varies during lean and peak periods and this lean and peak period is also not uniform for all parts of the country. However, the overall occupancy of all reserved trains on Indian Railways during the Financial Year 2017-18 was more than 100%.

The various… Read More

Piyush Goyal launches Rail Madad App

Piyush Goyal launches Rail Madad App

In line with digital initiatives of Hon’ble PM, Indian Railways has for the first time completely digitized the Complaint management system. Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal today launched a new App “Rail Madad” – An App to expedite &  streamline passenger grievance redressal. RPGRAMS (Railway Passenger Grievance Redressal… Read More

Railway Minister launches new Mobile App | Menu on Rails

Railways Minister launched a new App Menu on Rails

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal launched a new App ‘Menu on Rails’, a Mobile Application developed by IRCTC for creating awareness to the Railway Passengers for the items served to them on their Rail Journey. Salient features of the Mobile APP named “Menu on Rails” are as under :

  • Mobile App displays menu served on all type of trains
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Manju Gupta IRSEE empanelled to post of Addl Member- Electrical, Railway Board

Manju Gupta IRSEE

Ms Manju Gupta IRSEE (1981) presently Additional General Manager, Northern Railway Baroda House, New Delhi has been empanelled for appointment to the post of Additional Member (Electrical), Railway Board in the HAG+ Grade of  with effect from the date of her assumption of charge of the post and till the date of her superannuation.

Ms Gupta is entrusted… Read More

Ashwani Lohani reviews Food safety system over Indian Railways

Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani

A high level meeting  to improve catering facility  and food safety at stations and trains was chaired by Chairman, Railway Board, Shri Ashwani Lohani, with CMD (IRCTC), Food Safety Commissioner & CEO (FSSAI), Additional Member (Commercial), Railway Board, Director General (Health), Railway Board & other Senior officials in Rail Bhavan . … Read More

Railway Board decides to stop Rail Neer supply at Rail Bhavan

Railway Board

In a cost-cutting measure, the Railway Board has decided to stop the supply of Rail Neer bottled water at its Rail Bhavan headquarters and asked officials to either bring water from home or drink the water of the recently-installed RO plants.

In a circular issued on May 16, the board has said that since in accordance with the demands of the officials as… Read More

Nikhil Pandey IRSEE takes charge as SDGM & CVO- North Eastern Railway, Gorakhpur

Nikhil Pandey IRSEE

Shri Nikhil Pandey IRSEE (1986) presently Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), North Eastern Railway, Izzatnagar has been appointment as Senior Deputy General Manager (SDGM) and Chief Vigilance Officer, North Eastern Railway, Gorakhpur.
Shri Pandey orginallly hails from Lucknow. He has obtained the Bachlors degree in Electrical Engineering from… Read More

Sanjay Mishra IRTS takes charge as DRM- Western Railway, Mumbai Division

Sanjay Mishra IRTS

Shri Sanjay Mishra IRTS (1989) presently Northern Railway as Chief Operations Manager (General) has taken over as new Divisional Railway Manager of Mumbai Division of Western Railway on Thursday, 3rd May, 2018. Shri Mishra has worked on North-Eastern, Northern, Eastern Railways and Railway Board in different capacities in Operations & Commercial… Read More

“Tu” and “Tum” not acceptable when addressing subordinates: Ashwani Lohani

Ashwani Lohani

Shri Ashwani Lohani Chairman- Railway Board , in a bid to change Indian Railways work culture has asked all railway DRMs, GMs and PHODs to take leadership in ensuring “immaculate conduct”, Shri Lohani has noted that several supervisors and staff tell him about officers who address them as “tu” or “tum” and not “aap”. Calling this “undignified… Read More

1,25,000 bio-toilets Installed in Trains Coaches


Beginning with the introduction of 57 bio-toilets in one train i.e. Gwalior-Varanasi Bundelkhand Express in January 2011, Indian Railways has provided about 1,25,000 bio-toilets in its coaches till March 2018. This covers about 60% of coaching fleet of Indian Railways. During 2017-18, IR has installed highest ever bio-toilets in coaches which is 40% higher… Read More