Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Collision Between Passenger Trains in Uttar Pradesh; 6 Killed, 40 Injured

Collision Between Passenger Trains in Uttar Pradesh; 6 Killed, 40 Injured

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda suspends station master for dirty lavatories

Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda suspends station master for dirty lavatories

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 10:23pm IST | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: PTI

Brindavan Express turns 50 today


Brindavan Express turns 50 today

Renuka Phadnis
It was on this day in 1964 that the Brindavan Express began its journey for the first time between Bangalore and Chennai.

Long innings: Brindavan Exp chugs past 50th year

Oct 01 2014 : The Times of India (Bangalore)
Long innings: Brindavan Exp chugs past 50th year
Chennai


On October 1, 1964, history was created when the Southern Railway introducted the first day-time intercity express between Chennai (then Madras) and Bangalore.Named Brindavan Express after the famous Brindavan Gardens in Mysore, the train, which was first introduced on an experimental basis, turned out to be the ideal choice for tourists.

High-speed train feasibility study after Dasara

High-speed train feasibility study after Dasara

New Delhi, Sep 29, 2014, DHNS:

Monday, September 29, 2014

Japan’s bullet train hits half century

Japan’s bullet train hits half century

September 29, 2014
Less than two decades after a bitter World War II defeat that left much of the country in ruins, Japan was at the cutting edge with its sleek, airplane-shaped "shinkansen" that glided over great distances of newly-laid track.

World’s Fastest Train Plan Boosted as Risk Drops: Japan Credit

World’s Fastest Train Plan Boosted as Risk Drops: Japan Credit

September 28, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Rail restructuring to begin soon: Bibek Debroy

Rail restructuring to begin soon: Bibek Debroy

Srinand Jha , Hindustan Times  New Delhi, September 29, 2014
Noted economist Bibek Debroy – chairman of the newly constituted committee on rail restructuring – indicated on Saturday that the public transporter’s organisational revamp exercise will begin in the next few months.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Stone-pelting, a challenge for Railways


Stone-pelting, a challenge for Railways

Renuka Phadnis

Loco Pilots demand implementation of Railway Board directives on Signal Passing at Danger

Loco Pilots demand implementation of Railway Board directives on Signal Passing at Danger

 Chennai (MAS): More than 200 loco pilots affiliated to the All India Loco Running Staff Association (AILRSA) staged a protest near Southern Railway headquarters demanding the railways implement safety regulations and guidelines to prevent accidents caused by human error.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Railways FDI in operations too

Railways FDI in operations too

Panel set up to restructure Railway Board

Panel set up to restructure Railway Board


NAGPUR: The Railway Board has constituted a committee to take forward the budget announcements made by minister of railways regarding mobilization of resources for major railway projects and restructuring of railway ministry and Railway Board.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Cash-starved Indian Railways sets up departmental panel to speed up FDI

Cash-starved Indian Railways sets up departmental panel to speed up FDI

Indigenous Ultra Sonic Flaw Detector

Indigenous Ultra Sonic Flaw Detector Automation System for inspecting tracks on the move

 Chennai (MAS):  In a country where railway tracks run over thousands of kilometres, the Railways continues to use an outdated technology for inspecting them.

Arvind Panagariya likely to head Committee for restructuring Railway Board

Arvind Panagariya likely to head Committee for restructuring Railway Board

Monday, September 22, 2014

Memorandum to be submitted to GM on 25.09.14



       

  

MEMORANDUM TO PRIME MINISTER AND RAILWAY MINISTER

To                                                                    To
THE HONOURABLE PRIME MINISTER,       THE HONOURABLE RAILWAY MINISTER,
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,                       RAIL BHAVAN,
NEW DELHI.                                        NEW DELHI.

                               Through General Manager

Saturday, September 20, 2014

CRB retains absolute power in appointment


New railways policy raises brows as board chairman retains “absolute” powers in appointment

Friday, September 19, 2014

CHINA HELPS TO RUN BULLET TRAINS:

CHINA HELPS TO RUN BULLET TRAINS:
 
New Delhi: Close on the heels of India joining hands with Japan for the first bullet train project, another pact was signed on Thursday with China to take up feasibility study on a stretch to be identified later.
Also, China will help railways to run a semi-high speed train (160 kmph) on the Chennai-Bengaluru-Mysore stretch.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yelahanka–Gooty railway line electrification likely by March


Yelahanka–Gooty railway line electrification likely by March

Anil Kumar Sastry

Four high-speed rail corridors planned


Four high-speed rail corridors planned

T.V. Sivanandan

Memorandum of understanding to be signed with China

Bonus through Bank Individual representation



From
        …………………………………….
       ……………………………………..
        PF Number:……………………………, Bank Account Number:………………………….

Bonus through Bank letter given to GM SWR



To
     Sri. Pradeep Kumar Saxena,
     General Manager,
     South Western Railway,
     Kesavpur, Hubli.

Sir,

Sub: Payment of PLB 2014 through Bank-Reg.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Two committees formed for fire safety audit in Railways

Two committees formed for fire safety audit in Railways

The Southern Railway has informed the Madras High Court that it has constituted two committees for a comprehensive fire safety audit on railways.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Importance of Sep 19:



Importance of Sep 19:

Strike by the Central Government employees and the Railwaymen took place on 19th September, 1968. Against the Government’s refusal to refer the demands of the Central Government employees for arbitration as provided for in the JCM Scheme & also  had gone on strike demanding 100% neutralization of increase in cost of living index and automatic payment of DA. The strike finally yielded result in the form of recommendation of 3rd CPC
In this strike 48,000 Central Government employees were served with notices of termination of service, Against this massive victimization, the leaders of the Central Government employees, including the General Secretary of the AIRF, went on an indefinite fast in front of the Parliament in New Delhi. The Government of India was forced to withdraw the discharge notices and consequently all the discharged employees were reinstated in service. 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

China set to pump billions of dollars in India; outwit Japan

China set to pump billions of dollars in India; outwit Japan