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26 new trains to be flagged off in March

As per promises made in Rail Budget 2011-12, the railways on Friday announced the introduction of 26 new trains across the country.

The trains announced include Kathgodam Shatabdi Express, Mumbai-Ne

Railways overhaul: Sam Pitroda Committee seeks over Rs5.5 cr in next five years

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The Sam Pitroda Committee, which was tasked to recommend ways and means to modernize the Indian Railways has suggested a total funding of Rs5,60,396 crores in the next five years and has advocated a ‘

15,000 die each year crossing India's rail tracks

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Almost 15,000 people are killed every year crossing India's rail tracks in what a government report has described as an annual ‘massacre’ due to poor safety standards.

Pedestrians guilty of ‘unlawful

Railway could go Air India way if money not pumped in: Trivedi

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Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Friday cautioned railway could go the Air India way if money was not pumped in the cash-strapped national transporter, as an official committee proposed cess to gene

German lady on train insulted, 1 held

A native of Pattambi was arrested by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) at Kannur station for allegedly showing indecent gestures and attempting erotic talk with a German lady while travelling on the

Check status of train berths, timings on Facebook

Expanding its online reach, Railways' Delhi division has come up with a dedicated page on social networking site Facebook where passengers can check out availability of berths, train timings and other

Now, check status of train berths, timings on Facebook

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Expanding its online reach, Railways' Delhi Division has come up with a dedicated page on social networking site Facebook where passengers can check out availability of berths, train timings and other

Indian Railways losing steam with freeze on fare hikes

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With passenger fares on a freeze for years and little money to expand the world's second largest railroad network under a single management, Minister Dinesh Trivedi has an unenviable task when he pres

Man held for ‘assault’ in ladies coach

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A native of Maharashtra, who forced his way into the ladies compartment of the Ernakulam-Kottayam passenger, allegedly tried to assault a girl student and pushed around some other students before tryi

Railways ready to partner hi-speed Kerala corridor

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The central government on Friday promised financial assistance to the Kerala government for setting up a high-speed rail corridor from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargode, a first of its kind in the count

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