The Tale of the Indian Rail… Cow

The Indian Railways is much like the cow Lalu Prasad Yadav claimed it to be; milked dry, worked to exhaustion and under-nourished Read more »

Kisan Rail Special Train To Start, Transport Perishable Farm Produce Between Bihar’s Danapur and Nashik in Maharashtra

The special Kisan Rail parcel train service will operate as a weekly between Nashik and Danapur to help transport perishable farm produce to markets Read more »

SWR: Kariganuru-Harlapur Section Electrified, CRS Inspection Soon

Electrification work on the Bellari-Harlapur section of South Western Railway has been completed with the commissioning of a traction substation at Kariganuru in Karnataka Read more »

Mission Raftaar: 160 km/h Speed Upgrades On New Delhi-Howrah And New Delhi Mumbai Routes Reviewed

GM said the current lean passenger operation period needs be utilized to maximum extent to carry out the massive work Read more »

Bridging the Palk Strait Again: The New Pamban Bridge to Rameswaram

As the old rail link to Rameswaram begins to show its age, Indian Railways has already begun work on a new, taller, double line railway bridge alongside to replace it. Read more »

WR Shines At Railway Board’s ‘Rail Good Work Portal’

WR highlighted design defect in M/s Schunk make High Rise Pantograph on Electric Locomotives during Current Collection test Read more »

Condemn 2,500 Diesels ASAP, Make Indian 10-12k hp Electric Locos by 2022: Ministry tells Railway Board

The railway ministry wants half the diesel loco fleet to be scrapped as soon as possible, and wants the railways to produce high horse power electric locos in India Read more »

SCR: Work on 23 Bridges Carried Out Between April and June 2020

Work on several bridges was taken up by South Central Railway taking advantage of low traffic conditions on high density routes between April and June Read more »

Indian Railways Slams Brakes On Spending, Defers New Project Works

Indian Railways is about to cut back spending on non essential projects in a clear sign that the pandemic has hit the transporter hard over the past few months Read more »

Private Trains: Railway Board Asks Zones To Identify Sites For Maintenance Infra

The Railway Board has instructed zones to identify suitable land or space within existing facilities for private train operators to set up maintenance facilities Read more »