IR Plans Improvement in Operating Ratio – II: Increase in Earnings

Indian Railways (IR) has decided to take several steps to generate additional revenue worth Rs 17,000 crore this fiscal. Read more »

IR Plans Improvement in Operating Ratio – I: Trimming Costs

Indian Railways (IR) has unveiled a slew of measures to boost profitability and attain a 95 per cent operating ratio (ratio of expenses to earnings) for the current fiscal Read more »

IRCTC Begins Listing Process, Files Draft Offer Document With SEBI

Rail PSU Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has filed a draft red herring prospectus (offer document) with the securities market regulator SEBI, for listing on the bourses. Read more »

SR Orders Curtailment of Housekeeping Services on Trains, Retracts a Day Later

SR backtracks on plan to suspend On Board Housekeeping Services in most trains that was supposedly triggered by funds shortage. Read more »

CCEA Approves Three Rail Projects Worth Over Rs 6k Crores

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved three new railway projects worth over Rs. 6,000 crores Read more »

4 Lakh New Berths A Day? Not Really.

IR officials claim they will add 4 lakh berths a day in existing trains. Are they really going to? Read more »

Prudent Financial Decisions: An Urgent Need for Indian Railways

IR has been consistently spending over 90 per cent of what it earned. This left little room for investing in capital expenditure Read more »

Manifesto Mania: What Congress & BJP Promise for Railways #LokSabha2019

We take a look at what the two largest political parties of India promise to do about the railway sector in India if they get elected. Read more »

SECR Nets Over Rs. 23,000 Crores in Freight Earnings for FY 2018-19

Bilaspur based South East Central Railway (SECR) has cemented its position as Indian Railways’ highest freight earner. The zone has earned Rs. 23,298 crores from originating freight in financial year 2018-19 Read more »

WR Exceeds Freight Targets for 2018-19, Earnings Register Small Increase

Total freight earnings by WR in 2018-19 were reported at Rs. 11,217 crores. This is only a slight increase of Rs. 58 crores, or 0.5%. Read more »