Minister of Railways inaugurates Global Technology Conference

Minister of Railways inaugurates Global Technology Conference

May 04, 2017: Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu recently inaugurated the Global Technology Conference (International Conference on Development & Adaptation of Advance Technology for Railways), keepin...

Indian Railways to organise Global Technology Conference

Indian Railways to organise Global Technology Conference

Apr 22, 2017: The Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) Lucknow of the Indian Railways is set to hold a two-day Global Technology Conference, keeping up with the agenda of the Indian Railw...

Railway Minister flags off 3 freight trains and 45 freight terminals

Railway Minister flags off 3 freight trains and 45 freight terminals

Apr 20, 2017: Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu recently dedicated 45 new freight terminals under Mission Hundred and flagged off three freight trains through video conferencing from Rail Bhavan. The...

France to collaborate with India on high speed rail

France to collaborate with India on high speed rail

Apr 14, 2017: Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu, recently met and exchanged views with Minister of State for Transport, Marine Affairs and Fisheries of the Republic of France, Alain Vidalies. Both t...

Railway minister inaugurates conference on railway digitization

Railway minister inaugurates conference on railway digitization

Apr 12, 2017: Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the conference on ‘Digitization of Railway Supply Chain - A Leap forward in Ease of Doing Business’ organized by Ministry of Railways i...

Railways to allow private companies to run own freight train

Railways to allow private companies to run own freight train

April 11, 2017: Indian Railways will soon allow private companies to run their own freight trains from their own private terminals. This move could potentially break the monopoly of the national trans...

Gurugram to have new railway terminal: Suresh Prabhu

Gurugram to have new railway terminal: Suresh Prabhu

April 05, 2017: In a bid to shift the load of passengers from the New Delhi railway station, the ministry of Railways has decided to start a new railway terminal in the nearby Gurugram. The new railwa...

Indian Railways offers mammoth opportunity for IT industry: Suresh Prabhu

Indian Railways offers mammoth opportunity for IT industry: Suresh Prabhu

Mar 29, 2017: Indian railways offers mammoth opportunity of business to the IT industry of India, said Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu at a recently organised conference at National Rail Museum Aud...

Railway ministry exploring possibility of connecting Tripura with Bangladesh

Railway ministry exploring possibility of connecting Tripura with Bangladesh

Mar 24, 2017: Possibilities of connecting Tripura with Bangladesh are being explored by the Railway ministry, Minister of State for Railways, Rajen Gohain, has stated. "We have a sanctioned project to...

Minister for Railways unveil Indian Railways Freight and Passenger Business Action Plan 2017-18

Minister for Railways unveil Indian Railways Freight and Passenger Business Action Plan 2017-18

Mar 03, 2017: Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu inaugurated Indian Railways Freight and Passenger Business Action Plan 2017-18 at National Rail Museum, New Delhi recently. Other initiatives include P...

Railway Minister Flags off first Antyodaya Express running between Ernakulam - Howrah

Railway Minister Flags off first Antyodaya Express running between Ernakulam - Howrah

Feb 28, 2017: Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu recently flagged off the fourth Humsafar clan of trains and first Antyodaya clan of trains through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan. Sri Ganganagar ...

Suresh Prabhu launches first phase of station redevelopment program

Suresh Prabhu launches first phase of station redevelopment program

Feb 09, 2017: In a bid to transform the face of Indian Railways, Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu launched the first phase of the world’s largest Station Redevelopment Program comprising 23 major...

Railways, Jharkhand government sign joint venture for rail infrastructure development in state

Railways, Jharkhand government sign joint venture for rail infrastructure development in state

Jan 21, 2017: Indian Railways has inked a joint venture agreement with the government of Jharkhand for railway infrastructure development in the province. The joint venture agreement will “provide a...

Container Corp., Nippon Express collaborate for freight rail services

Container Corp., Nippon Express collaborate for freight rail services

Jan 19, 2017: India, Japan have collaborated to provide scheduled freight rail services between Delhi and Bengaluru. Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has picked logisti...

Railways offers special train for religious tourism

Railways offers special train for religious tourism

Jan 18, 2017: The railways is set to launch a train for religious tourists that will reportedly originate in Guwahati and cover shrines in West Bengal and Odisha. According to media reports, the Aasth...

Suresh Prabhu unveils Mission 41k for Indian Railways

Suresh Prabhu unveils Mission 41k for Indian Railways

Jan 18, 2017: Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu unveiled Mission 41k during the roundtable discussion with external stakeholders on energy initiatives of Indian Railways. Prabhu said that Ministry of...

Railway Minister discusses IR’s environment, housekeeping issues with nonrailways stakeholders

Railway Minister discusses IR’s environment, housekeeping issues with nonrailways stakeholders

Jan 12, 2017: Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu discussed environmental and housekeeping issues of Indian Railways with non-railway stakeholders in a roundtable discussion recently held at Rail Bhaw...

Minister of Railways launches Website of National Rail Plan, 2030

Minister of Railways launches Website of National Rail Plan, 2030

Dec 09, 2016: In a further move to take the Indian Railways at an advanced level, Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu in a programme held in Rail Bhawan launched website of National Rail Plan, 2030. Th...