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Possible revision of railway fares: Railway Minister

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Friday hinted at a possible revision of passenger fares that have not been touched for eight years despite increasing input costs.

"There is a definite case to hav

Train covering longest rail route runs tomorrow

A new weekly train 'Vivek Express' covering the country's longest rail route from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kannyakumari in Tamil Nadu will be operating from tomorrow.

The train will be flagged off from

Railway minister hints at fare hike


Hinting at a possible revision of passenger fares, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Friday said his ministry is considering hiking the 'fuel component' in the ticket cost, leaving the passenger far

Bond 23: From Indian Railways, with conditions


Extending its hospitality to the super spy, the railway ministry has given the go-ahead for the shooting of the next James Bond film on its properties - but with riders.

Sources said though Railways

Railways mulling fare revision in higher classes

Railways is mulling a relook into the passenger fares of AC classes in wake of the Comptroller and Auditor General recommendation of rationalisation of freight and passenger tariffs to improve its fin

'Railways keen on using DRDO-developed engines'

The Indian Railways has shown keen interest in the Kaveri engine, which is being developed for fighter aircraft, to power its trains, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has told

Trivedi assures action against erring railway-men


Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Sunday said ‘accountability and responsibility’ will be fixed for Sunday’s accident involving two trains in West Bengal and no one found responsible ‘will be spared’

Trains collide in West Bengal's Malda district

A local passenger train collided head on with the Guwahati-Bengaluru Express at Jamirghata in West Bengal's Malda district this evening, Eastern Railway sources said.

The engine of the Express tr

Minor fire in Delhi-bound Rajdhani

Passengers of a Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express had a close shave today when the train was stopped just before entering the city after smoke was seen arising from its rear compartment.

"The coach was

Alert driver averts possible train accident in Bihar

A day after the train disasters in Uttar Pradesh and Assam, an alert driver averted a possible accident of New Delhi-Muzaffarpur Sapta Kranti Super Fast express near Tirhut canal between Bagaha and Kh

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