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Nearly 50 per cent of railway level crossings unmanned


The train accident at an unmanned level crossing in western Uttar Pradesh on Thursday that has claimed some 38 lives occurred exactly a month after India assured greater safety at these intersections

Passengers on Duronto Express attacked, four held

Passengers travelling aboard the New Delhi-Howrah Duronto Express were assaulted by a group of men and four persons have been arrested in this connection, railway officials said.

The incident occ

Indian Railways: Interesting facts


With more than 64,015 km (39,777) of track and 6,909 stations, Indian Railways (IR) has world’s fourth largest railway network after those of US, Russia and China. Also, IR is India’s single largest e

Railways in private sector reform

Tentative reforms and some eye-catching projects could herald a private sector-driven shake-up of India's creaking railways, but deeper change is needed to tackle the supply bottlenecks that still cri

Hand over Singur land to Railways: Trinamool

Kolkata, Jul 28: The Trinamool Congress today demanded that the West Bengal government hand over the site of Tata Motors' abandoned small car project to the Railways for an international-standard coac

Railways planning sale of e-tickets on its portal

New Delhi, July 27: Indian Railways are mulling the sale of e-tickets on its portal which will end IRCTC's monopoly in e-ticketing business and provide multiple booking avenues to rail passengers.


Sainthia collision: Railways was slow to respond, says PC

The Union home minister, Mr P. Chidambaram, on Wednesday accused the Railway ministry of responding slowly to Monday's train collision at Sainthia station in West Bengal.
Mr Chidambaram said the first

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