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Railway Projects

 At present 498 Railway projects including 188 New Lines, 55 Gauge Conversion and 255 Doubling Projects are in different stages of execution/planning/sanction. The total...

Centralised Catering Services Monitoring Cell in Railways

 The number of grievances related to catering services that were received by Centralised Catering Services Monitoring Cell (CSMC) in the past five years and...

Automatic Ticket Vending Machines

One-touch ticketing facility through Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) has been launched in 486 ATVMs over Western Railway and 92 ATVMs over Central Railway...

Steps by Indian Railways to reduce Elephant Casualty in North East

In addition to freight traffic, Indian Railways is operating 3 pairs of passenger trains service via Bogibeel Bridge. The trend of wild animal movement...

Development of Railway Stations to World Class Standard

Recently, Ministry of Railways have constituted a Group of Secretaries (GoS) for development of Railway Stations to world class standards and permit private passenger...

Increase in Freight Business of Indian Railways

Indian Railways’ freight business has increased by seven times approximately in the last fifty years i.e. from 167.39 million tonnes in 1970-71 to 1159.55...

Doubling of Railway Lines

Presently, 255 Doubling projects of length 20,500 Km costing ₹2.32 lakh crore are in different stages of planning/sanction/execution, out of which 2,784 Km length...

Rashtriya Rail Sanrakshan Kosh

The Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) has been created in the form of a Reserve Fund. The fund will receive a corpus of Rs1...

Mission Raftaar of Indian Railways

 The “Mission Raftaar” announced in the Railway Budget 2016-17 envisages improving of average speeds of passenger and freight trains. Action Plan for improving mobility...

Indian Railways rationalizes Catering Tariff and Menu for Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto Trains &...

Taking note of the need to further improve variety, hygiene and quality of food for its passengers, Indian Railways has rationalized the Menus and...