Indian Railways to Spend Rs 50k Crores, Eliminate Level Crossings on the Golden Quadrilateral

To enhance safety along its tracks, Indian Railways (IR) plans to eliminate all the 2568 level crossings along the golden quadrilateral and its diagonals in the next four years. Read more »

After IT and Customs, Indian Railways Officials in Govt Crosshairs

The Indian Railways' organisational hierarchy is set to go under the microscope to identify non-performers as part of larger restructuring plans Read more »

Telangana Express to get LHB rakes from July (Update: Date of introduction postponed)

Update (Jun 30): The date of introduction of the new LHB rake has been temporarily postponed by a few days due to operational and logistical reasons. More clarity on the same will... Read more »

IR to Explore Hiving Off Production Units into Separate Entity

Indian Railways (IR) has decided, as part of its 100 Day Plan, to conduct a detailed study on the hiving off and corporatization of its production units into a separate entity. Read more »

160 kph: 13.5k Crores for Mumbai – Delhi and Delhi – Howrah Routes

Indian Railways plans to spend Rs 13,490 crore to upgrade the New Delhi-Howrah and the New - Mumbai Rajdhani routes to a speed of 160 kmph in the next four years. Read more »

IR to Launch ‘Give It Up’ Campaign to Reduce Passenger Fare Subsidy

As part of its 100-day plan, IR plans to provide passengers with an option to purchase rail tickets without subsidy using a ‘Give it up’ campaign, to run private passenger trains Read more »

First Look: India’s Most Powerful WDG-6G Diesel Locomotive. Photos, Specifications, Special Features

The massive 6,000 horsepower WDG-6G is finally out in the wild. We had the chance to get a closer look at the first unit of its type - 69001 Read more »

Colonial Era protocols and practices: the bane of Indian Railways

Pre-independence colonial-era customs followed by the British are still prevalent on IR which is hampering the behemoth’s progress. Read more »

NI work at Faizabad: Services to be Affected

Due to Electronic Interlocking of Faizabad Railway Station on Lucknow-Faizabad - Zafrabad –Varanasi section of Lucknow Division on Northern Railway from 13.06.2019 to 18.06.2019 Read more »

Cyclone Vayu: WR to cancel 15 trains

Western Railway has decided to fully cancel operation of 15 mainline trains, while 16 other mainline trains will be short terminated with partial cancellation as a precautionary measure in the cyclone... Read more »