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Indian Railway to introduce biodregadble food packaging on premium trains.

Bagasse, the fibrous remains after extracting sugarcane juice, can be moulded into disposable products that include plates, containers of different sizes.

published on : 6th June 2018

Indian Railways launches world's first solar powered diesel train

The project will help offset carbon emissions by 9 tons per coach per year and also save about 21,000 litres of diesel bringing cost saving of Rs 12 lakh every year.

published on : 14th July 2017

CAG for revising railway passenger fares to recover cost

The CAG has also advocated the railways to improve productivity which has been deteriorating over the years

published on : 10th March 2017

Railways to launch policy for App based cabs

There are also plans to add cab services in railways integrated mobile app that is expected to be launched soon

published on : 14th February 2017

Railways denies change of passenger name on concessional tickets

 The directions were issued after a consumer court did not accept the minutes of meeting circulated in 1999 to support the provision regarding non-granting of name change on concession ticket. 

published on : 5th February 2017

Railways to audit cleanliness in trains

To make zonal railways take cleanliness seriously, railways has also decided to link it to their performance evaluation.

published on : 26th January 2017

Jallikattu protests: Railways cancels several trains today

The Southern Railways has announced the several trains are cancelled on Saturday.

published on : 21st January 2017

Railways' 'Mission 41K' to save energy worth Rs 41,000 crore

In the last Budget the railways have already set a target of generating 1000 MW of solar power and 200 MW of wind energy.

published on : 17th January 2017

Transformation directorate to bring change in railways functioning

Some of the selected ideas were presented before the PM and he had asked the ministry to send an action taken report on steps taken to implement.

published on : 4th January 2017

Railways operating ratio likely to worsen in 2016-17

Member Traffic Mh. Jamshed said that operating ratio is expected to settle at 94 percent, compared to 92 percent last year. 

published on : 2nd January 2017

Railways mulling fare hike for safety fund

The proposal said that a safety cess will be levied to generate funds for strengthening track and upgrading signalling system.

published on : 11th December 2016

Six train accidents in 2016: What about Budget promises of safety measures?

Ahead of the Railway Budget this year, the Railway Minister said the focus was on developing a mechanism that would reduce human errors.

published on : 20th November 2016

Worried kin of 200 passengers reach Indore railway station

According to a social worker, the relatives of passengers who boarded  S-1, S-2 and S-3 are extremely worried as these coaches have faced the worst damage in the train derailment 

published on : 20th November 2016

Kanpur train tragedy: Survivors reel from horror, recount miraculous escape

The accident spot witnessed several shell-shocked passengers sitting next to the wreckage of the mangled train. 

published on : 20th November 2016

125 dead, 250 injured in train accident near Kanpur

A column comprising a team of 90 army personnel accompanied by a medical column of four doctors, 20 paramedics and two ambulances from Kanpur were also deployed at the accident site.

published on : 20th November 2016
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