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 »

Railway Minister Announces Another Private Train: Indore-Varanasi Express, To be Operated by IRCTC

Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has announced a new train between Indore and Varanasi for the benefit of pilgrims to Kashi Vishwanath and Mahakaleshwar Read more »

Union Cabinet Approves Restructuring of Indian Railways Organization

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved restructuring of the Railway Board and the merger of eight Railway Employee services into a centralized Railway Management Service. Board... Read more »

Joint Ventures With Various State Governments For Regional Railway Infrastructure Development

State-specific Joint Venture (JVs) Companies between the Ministry of Railways and willing State Governments have been incorporated for development of infrastructure in their respective regions 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 »

Multiple Steps Including 1,911 km Boundary Wall to Keep Animals Away from Railway Tracks

Provision of approximately 1911 km length of boundary wall at vulnerable locations has been identified over Zonal Railways Read more »

Improvements for Better Services of Railways an Ongoing Process: Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways constantly strive to provide better services to its vast set of customers through proper planning and system improvements on a continuous and an ongoing basis depending upon customer feedback, operational... Read more »