The Rajdhani class of trains: A chronology from 1969

A chronology of important milestones for the legendary Rajdhani class of trains on Indian Railways Read more »

New Zones: The more things change, the more they remain the same

Will each state in India have its own railway zone going forward? Read more »

BREAKING: New Zone based at Vishakhapatnam, to be called SCoR

In a press conference a few minutes ago, Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways and Coal, announced the formation of Indian Railways' seventeenth zone based at Vishakhapatnam Read more »

160-200 kph Upgrade: IR to Spend Rs. 1,600 Crores on Mumbai, Howrah Rajdhani routes in 2019-20

Once the project is complete, both Rajdhanis are expected to take 12 hours or less to cover the distance between New Delhi – Howrah and New Delhi - Mumbai. Read more »

Rajeev Sharma gets additional charge at Railway Board

Shri. Rajeev Sharma (IRSSE), Additional Member (Signal), Railway Board has been entrusted with the additional responsibility of Additional Member (Telecommunications).  He would hold this position until further orders or until a new... 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 »

Production Units unable to meet freight wagon demand: Piyush Goyal

Wagon manufacturers have not been able to produce as many wagons as required by Indian Railways, according to Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal. Read more »

Policy: An app a day keeps users away.

Is the Indian Railways’ overload of user-facing mobile apps driving away passengers? IR now has more than 50 mobile apps available for use by the public at large, according to a report... Read more »

Indian Railways to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2030: Piyush Goyal

Minister re-iterates plan to fully electrify railway network. Read more »