This Day 73 Years Ago, Independent India’s First Interim Railway Budget Was Presented by John Mathai

Longer wagon turnaround, shortages of crew and locomotives were among the key issues mentioned in the railway budget. Read more »

ECoR Targets One Million Ton Fly Ash Haulage This FY, Pitches 40% Freight Rebate To Industry

East Coast Railway is now pitching the 40% freight rebate scheme on fly ash haulage to user and producer industries. Read more »

Railway Minister Meets Coal and Power Sector Top Brass, Looking for Operational Synergies

Going all out to boost revenues, the ministry is looking at various options to improve business of its biggest and most profitable commodity - coal Read more »

WR: 16,000 Goods Trains Operated Since Lockdown, 33.9 Million Tons of Goods Moved

Over 16,000 goods trains were operated by Western Railway since the lockdown, earning more than 4,200 crores for the Indian Railways Read more »

Indian Railways Freight Loading Continues Recovery, Grows vs Same Time Last Year

Indian Railways freight loading continues to gain speed as the carrier exceeds volumes achieved last year for the same period Read more »

SCR: GM Holds Meet With Cement, Coal Industry via Video Conference

South Central Railway General Manager held a video conference meeting with stakeholders from the cement and the coal industry to assess demand for the current financial year Read more »

Outrage All You Want, But Indian Railways Did A Terrific Job In The Lockdown

I take a look at how the Indian Railways did a wonderful job ensuring that the country had food and fuel during the lockdown, and why the outrage over diverted trains is... Read more »

ECoR Loaded 10.5 Million Tons of Coal in 2,683 Rakes During Lockdown

East Coast Railway has loaded 10.50 million tonnes of coal towards different destinations through 2683 trains. Read more »

2.5L Wagons of Coal, 17K Wagons of Petroleum Products Transported During Lockdown So far

Over 2.5 lakh wagons of coal and 17,700+ wagons of petroleum products were transported to ensure proper availability of fuel stocks for power plants and other activities Read more »


South Eastern Railway is continuing to maintain its remarkable growth in freight loading and earnings. During the first eight months of the current financial year i.e. April-November of 2019-20, South Eastern Railway... Read more »