Indian Railways Lost 50,579 Cr to ‘Social Service Obligations’, Here are Measures to Rationalize Passenger Fares and Freight Charges

Indian Railways incurred losses of over fifty thousand crores to social service obligations including losses on passenger fares and suburban services as well as concessions: Piyush Goyal to Parliament Read more »

Kisan Rail to Create Seamless National Cold Supply Chain for Perishables

Refrigerated Parcel Vans, Containers and storage facilities for perishable goods will help create a cold supply chain to enable farmers to transport their produce across the country Read more »

Indian Railways Plans Double Stacked Dwarf Containers, Asks Zones For Feasibility Info

Zones have to submit information about any infringements to these containers that exist along the section by Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Read more »

SER: Freight Customers Organized to Improve Loading Performance

Freight Customer Meet was organized by South Eastern Railway to assess growth projections for remaining months of the Financial Year and expected demand for next FY Read more »

Indian Railways Goods Earnings Remain Lower YoY, Passenger Earnings Improve

Indian Railways continued to register a fall in freight revenues from April to December 2019 period over the same period last year. Read more »

Railway Ministry Organizes Conference on Wagon Development

Inaugurating the Conference, Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board, Shri Rajesh Agrawal said the aim is that 45 per cent of total freight movement in the country should be by rail. Read more »

Several Steps Taken by Indian Railways to Improve Freight Transportation Competitiveness

Several steps have been taken to progressively upgrade Indian Railway’s competitive edge over other modes of transport, including a differential tariff regime for specifically addressing situations arising out of skewed demand during... Read more »

Parivartan Sangoshthi: PMO Sets Stiff Targets for Indian Railways

Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has set stiff performance targets for Indian Railways (IR). Vision 2024 was tabled at the two-day brainstorming session of IR’s officers named Parivartan Sangoshthi. 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 »

IR Needs to Focus on Higher Internal Revenue Generation: CAG Report

Analysing the national transport behemoth’s numbers both bottom-up and top-down, the CAG concluded that Indian Railways (IR) could not have shown a surplus of earnings (of Rs 1,665.61 crore) over its expenses... Read more »