Faster Rajdhani Services Coming: RB Directs All Rajdhanis to be Converted to Push-Pull Config by March 2020

Rajdhanis, Shatabdis, Durontos to be made Push-Pull to reduce journey times. RB asks Zones to ensure speedy implementation. Zones asked to suggest a revised timetable for converted trains. Mumbai Rajdhani and August... 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 »

Indian Railways Targets Savings of 41,000 crores by 2025 with Rail Energy Management System

Mission 41K document targets for saving of Rs. 41,000 Crore through integrated Rail Energy Management System by 2025. Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) Read more »

NFR’s Lumding division is IR’s top performer

Lumding is IR's best division for October 2019. Lumding scored 95 per cent in punctuality, 95 per cent in operations 100 per cent in safety besides 89 per cent in business/ financial... Read more »

SCR: Big Thrust to Digital India – Free Wifi extended to 574 Stations, Zonal Target Accomplished

Free High-speed Wi-Fi facility is available at 574 stations over the Zone. South Central Railway is far ahead among other zones o­n Indian Railways and is the 2nd zone to complete the... Read more »

General Manager Posts Vacant For Months, More Retirements Coming Up Soon

Several zones and production units on IR are now headless for months, with no fulltime General Manager to oversee affairs Read more »

Electrification: CORE to electrify 6,200 km in 2019-20, Updated timelines here

Central Organization for Railway Electrification (CORE) plans to complete 6,234 route km of electrification in FY 19-20. CORE is tasked with electrification of 22,800 route km of railway lines across IR. Read more »

IR’s Future Roadmap – Part 2: Capacity Enhancement

In this part, we take a look at IR’s infrastructure enhancement plans in its roadmap for the future. Read more »

10 Key Policy and Infra Issues for the New Railway Minister

Several key issues on Policy and Infra that continue to bog down IR are likely to be on the new railway minister's plate. Read more »

Dedicated Freight Corridor expected to be Fully Functional by March 2020

The dedicated freight corridor (DFC) connecting Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni near Kolkata and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai is likely to fully functional by March 2020 Read more »