Passenger Amenities on Indian Railways: Measures to Curb Overcharging, Improve Security and Cleanliness Taken

Indian Railways has taken several measures to curb overcharging for food items and to improve security and cleanliness on stations and in trains. Details inside Read more »

Steps Being Taken to Increase Speed of Trains, No Proposal to Privatise Railways: Piyush Goyal to Parliament

Indian Railways taking several steps to increase speeds of trains, no proposal to privatise the organisation, and new line works underway to connect Buddhist pilgrimage centres Read more »

Indian Railways Operating Ratio, Revenue Surplus and Expenditure Over Five Years

Operating Ratio, Revenue Surplus and Expenditure of the Indian Railways over the last five years excluding capital expenditure from external borrowings. Read more »

PPP on Indian Railways: Projects Worth 5,700 Cr Completed, 13,400 Cr Given In-Principle Approval

Indian Railways have completed projects worth Rs. 5,700 crores under various PPP models, and have over Rs. 13,000 crores worth of projects in the pipeline: Piyush Goyal Read more »

Accident Insurance on Indian Railways: Upto Rs. 10 Lakhs in Case of Death, Disability; 12.8 Cr Paid as Compensation to Passengers

Upto Rs. 10 lakh compensation can be obtained with optional insurance on booking of train tickets in case of death or disability resulting from train accidents on Indian Railways Read more »

Station Redevelopment: Contracts Awarded for Bijwasan and Anand Vihar in Delhi, Gomtinagar in Lucknow and Chandigarh: Piyush Goyal

Stations being planned for redevelopment to make them congestion-free and passenger friendly. Contracts awarded for Anand Vihar, Bijwasan in Delhi, Gomtinagar in Lucknow and Chandigarh, according to Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha Read more »

Indian Railways Spent 1,994 Cr on Travel Concessions for 53 Categories of Passengers including Senior Citizens

Indian Railways extend travel concessions in passenger fare to 53 categories of passengers and the element of concession ranges from 10% to 100% Read more »

Electrification of 28,810 km of Railway Line by December 2023: Piyush Goyal

Electrification of 28,810 kilometres of lines on Indian Railways is planned by December 2023, according to Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal. Annual targets inside Read more »

Decision on Hydrogen Propelled Trains Based on Technology Developments: Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha

Hydrogen Propulsion on Indian Railways will depend on technology development, saiid Piyush Goyal in a response in Lok Sabha. Read more »

Standing Committee on Railways to Inspect Southern Zones Starting 3rd January 2020

The Committee then moves to Chennai to inspect and review the working of ICF with top officials including GM ICF. They also plan to check out on the last-mile connectivity to the... Read more »