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AP factory to make Chennai coaches

An exclusive coach-manufacturing factory is under construction at Tada in Andhra Pradesh to make boggies for four-car trains for the ongoing Chennai Metro Rail project.

Senior officials of Chennai Me

Green signal from ISRO for Railway's Internet in train proposal


Surfing the Internet in trains without using data card seems to be a distinct possibility now as the Railways have got the much-awaited clearance from space agency ISRO for using the satellite for the

MP concession tickets going out to ineligible


Here’s a shocker. The railways claim that not even one per cent of the current users of the MP concession tickets, otherwise known as Izzat monthly season tickets (MSTs), are eligible for them.


Nagpur harbours the metro dream

The dream of having a Metro Rail in the second capital of Maharashtra is gradually taking shape.

The Union Urban Development Ministry has assigned the job of preparing a detailed project report (DPR)

On revenue track : S. Rly records 16.25% growth

People in TN and Kerala seem to prefer trains over buses with Southern Railway (SR) recording another year of overwhelming revenues both in terms of passenger traffic and freight handling.


Unplanned cost cutting measures


The railway move to cut staff as part of its cost cutting exercise to make the division profitable, came in for criticism from experts who termed the steps as short term in nature and without proper p

UK to scrap 38 obsolete Indian railway laws

Thirty-eight pieces of legislation related to the construction and maintenance of the railways network in India during British rule - the first dated 1849 and the latest of 1942 - are set to be scrapp



The Mainline Electrical Multiple Units (MEMU) train services recently launched on the Ernakulam-Kollam section have been an instant hit and the Indian railways has finally succeeded in catering to the

Goods train yard to get shunted out !


The state often finds itself at the losing end every time the railway budget is announced as it gets only peanuts in terms of new services or infrastructure development projects.

And now, as if to r

Revenue too low to allow halts: Railways

Even as the Tripunithura railway station’s wait for a central nod for stops for at least two trains continues, the railway ministry’s statement that the revenue generated by the station is too little

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