Realtime tracking of trains now possible, satellite tracking being installed on 2,700 locomotives

Indian Railways have begun a shift to satellite positioning to enable realtime tracking of thousands of trains across its massive network. 2700 locomotives, mainly used for passenger trains, are expected to be... Read more »

Jabalpur Ajmer Dayodaya Express derails at Sanganer station

Several passengers escaped unhurt when train number 12181 Jabalpur Ajmer Dayodaya Express derailed at Sanganer station near Jaipur today around 12:55 hrs. Read more »

CR: Rs 1,744 crore for doubling /tripling works

A sum total of Rs 1744 crore has been budgeted for doubling / tripling works across Central Railway. Read more »

All unmanned LCs on BG network eliminated: Goyal

ndian Railways has eliminated all unmanned level crossings in its broad-gauge network according to Finance Minster Piyush Goyal Read more »

Twin WAP-5: New approach in use on CSMT Nizamuddin Rajdhani

IR is experimenting with a relatively new concept in passenger train operations. Read more »

Push Pull Mode Adoption to Speed up Trains on Indian Railways

IR looks to innovate, make better use of existing resources, tests Push Pull configuration Read more »

WCG-2 locomotive to be preserved at Heritage Gully, CSMT

A decommissioned WCG-2 class locomotive, bearing the number 20158, will now be placed at the Gully, situated near the P D’Mello Road (Platform 18 side) entrance of the CSMT. The loco is... Read more »

Faster Trains: Sectional speed of Daund – Solapur section increased from 105 kmph to 110 kmph

The sectional speed of Daund-Solapur section in the Solapur division of Central Railway has been increased from the existing 105 kmph to 110 kmph with immediate effect. Read more »

Workshop modernisation on Indian Railways gets boost, machinery and rolling stock procurement performance rises manifold

Indian Railways' (IR) centralised advanced machine tool procurement arm COFMOW (Central Organisation for Modernisation of Workshops) has achieved its best ever output performance of Rs 1050.85 crore for the period up to... Read more »

IR mulls private players to operate passenger trains: Reports

Indian Railways plan to allow private operators to run passenger trains on IR’s existing network, reports in several outlets suggest. Mr Girish Pillai, Railway Board’s Member – Traffic, reportedly stated that officials... Read more »