SCR takes 30 trains on electric traction : To save Rs 53 crores

South Central Railway, has taken 30 trains on electric traction during the current fiscal FY20 Read more »

Indian Railways Holds Investors' Meet for Renewable Energy Opportunities

Indian Railways and Railway Energy Management Company Ltd. (REMCL - a Joint Venture of Ministry of Railways & RITES Ltd.) organized a Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet on 09th January 2020 Read more »

Indian Railways to Source 1,000 MW Solar Power by FY22

Indian Railways has planned to source about 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Solar Power and about 200 MW of wind power progressively by 2021-22 across Zonal Railways & Production Units Read more »

MoU Between India and UK Enabling Energy Self Sufficiency on IR Approved by the Union Cabinet

Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, has given its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department for International Development, Government of United Kingdom Read more »

Private Train Operators to Pump in Rs 22,500 Crores, for 35-yr Concession Period

The NITI Aayog has put out a tentative framework under which private trains are likely to be awarded and operated on the Indian Railways network. Details inside Read more »

Indian Railways Private Trains: Full List of 103 Routes Proposed by NITI Aayog

IR plans to run trains operated by private firms in 103 sectors with 156 rakes. Full list of proposed trains and routes inside Read more »

Bedrolls for all Garib Rath passengers, May 2020 onwards

All Garib Rath passengers will be charged Rs 25 for bedroll at the time of booking tickets. Earlier, passengers had the option to either book a bedroll while booking or ask for... Read more »

Indian Railways to Receive over Rs 13.68 Lakh Crores in Investments under National Infrastructure Pipeline

Indian Railways will be the beneficiary of investment worth over Rs 13.68 lakh crore in the next five years. Read more »

Union Cabinet Approves Restructuring of Indian Railways Organization

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved restructuring of the Railway Board and the merger of eight Railway Employee services into a centralized Railway Management Service. Board... Read more »

Railway Ministry Signs MoU with University of Birmingham to Establish Centre of Excellence

The National Rail Transport Institute, a deemed to be university under the Ministry of Railways, signed an MoU with the University of Birmingham in Rail Bhawan, New Delhi on December 18th, 2019... Read more »