3 railway staff accused of sexual harassment
Friday, October 24, 2014
7th central pay commission.
Our central organisation ALL INDIA LOCO RUNNING STAFF ASSOCIATION [AILRSA], representating the loco running staff of Indian Railway, submitted memorandom to you your kind honour. Loco running staff means the employees i.e. ASSISTANT LOCO PILOT, SHUNTING LOCO PILOT, LOCO PILOT GOODS, LOCO PILOT PASSANGER AND LOCO PILOT MAIL, who are appointed to work the locomotive and trains in Indian Railway.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
New Delhi: A senior Railway Board official was caught red-handed on Wednesday by the Central Bureau of Investigation for allegedly receiving Rs.5 lakh in bribe from a tour operator to facilitate special trains and additional coaches for tourists.
Beijing: China’s newly established railway development fund might serve as an expedient measure to help finance the country’s railroad construction projects over the next two years and help ease financial pressure on the China Railway Corporation (CRC) as it is mired in heavy debt after it took over a portion of business from the former Ministry of Railways in 2013, Guangzhou’s Southern Weekly reports.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
BERLIN, October 19, 2014
Biggest German rail strike on busy autumn weekend
German rail travellers on Saturday faced delays and disruptions on one of autumn’s busiest travel weekends as the train drivers’ union began one of its largest strikes in recent years.
Friday, October 17, 2014
NEW DELHI, October 17, 2014
Contempt notice to Railway Board chief in New DelhiMohammed Iqbal
The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Railway Board chairman Arunendra Kumar on a petition seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against him for failing to comply with its direction to appoint a committee for review of the Katra-Banihal section of railway line to Kashmir.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Station masters decry overwork
To stage protest demonstration in Bangalore on Wednesday
MANGALORE: Railway Station Masters, who work behind the scenes for smooth operation of trains, have now decided to come out in the open highlighting their grievances. Important among them is that they are being overwork without a weekly break.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Chennai-Mysore High Speed Rail May Not Reach Full Speed: Report
By Express News Service 14th October 2014 06:01 AM
Railway brass under CBI lens for nod to rejected sleepersTNN | Oct 14, 2014,
China's fast track to high-speed rail exports13 October 2014 Chris Lo
In little over a decade China has progressed from a high-speed rail novice to the host of the world's largest high-speed network. Now the country is focussing on foreign markets, where lower costs and efficient construction are making its companies a match for the high-speed specialists of Europe and Japan.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Friday, October 10, 2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014
BJP’s ‘make railways better’ portal a big hitSrinand Jha, Hindustan Times New Delhi, October 09, 2014
Material for uniforms for Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel and other employees can be purchased from the National Textile Corporation. This would help break the government/suppliers nexus and also help revive the finances of the NTC mills.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Mumbai: A spate of train accidents in the recent past have forced the Centre to bring in the most modern technology and mechanism to ensure passenger safety.
Plan to stop Taiwan’s high-speed rail going bust set for review. Indian Infrastructure Cos. keen to evaluate options in PPP models in High Speed Rail and other Infrastructure projects
Train drivers, pilots' strikes target German freight
BERLIN Tue Oct 7, 2014
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Mumbai, October 7, 2014
12 bogies of a goods train derails near ChiplunPTI
Twelve wagons of a goods train derailed on Tuesday between Chiplun and Kamathe section of the Konkan Railway, disrupting train movement on the route.
Railway bending rules, standards for PM Modi's planSrinand Jha, Hindustan Times New Delhi, October 08, 2014
In its zeal to implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet scheme of increasing speeds of passenger trains, the railways is bending the railways design and standards organisation (RDSO)-established standards on passenger safety.
Column: Reforming Railways
Raghu Dayal | Published: Oct 08 2014,
Monday, October 6, 2014
Chennai (MAS): Last month, India and China signed MoUs and exchanged documents on strengthening Indian Railways and last week, Union railway minister Sadananda Gowda confirmed, during his visit to Chennai, that railways was in track with China on technology development and this had created a trigger among various railway trade unions in south India.