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 »

Bhojudih-Chandrapura-Bhojudih MEMU cancelled

Bhojudih-Chandrapura-Bhojudih MEMU cancelled to facilitate construction of a subway in Adra divison between Shewbabudih and Talgoria. Read more »

Two PSUs to Absorb Indian Railways Production Units?

In a twist, the Ministry of Railways is considering a proposal to create two PSUs instead of the originally planned one PSU to take over the Indian Railways' production units. Read more »

ECoR: MEMU Trains between Puri and Cuttack, Cuttack and Bhadrak, Cuttack and Paradeep

East Coast Railway has decided to implement MEMU service between Puri & Cuttack, Cuttack & Bhadrak and Cuttack & Paradeep section. Read more »

Dousing Fires: Railway Board reverses 2018 order on Electrical and Mechanical reporting structure

Railway Board has decided to put a full stop on the ongoing one-upmanship between the Mechanical and Electrical departments of Indian Railways over train-sets, has rolled back restructuring orders passed in 2018 Read more »

Mumbai – Nashik or Pune in 2 hours? Not anytime soon

Is a 2 hour Mumbai to Pune or Mumbai to Nashik run really possible with the current state of affairs on Central Railway? We take a look at what's involved Read more »

IR to replace standard rakes with MEMUs for ‘passenger’ services: FE

Indian Railways is set to replace the traditional slow moving ‘passenger’ trains running on the Golden Quadrilateral with Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMUs), claims a report in the Financial Express. According to... Read more »