Railway Board News


VK Tripathi appointed as new chairman, CEO of Railway Board

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved a six-month extension, that is, upto December 2022.

1 min read31 Dec 2021

Railways asks officials to ensure smooth operations amid workers’ union warnings

The workers unions have threatened the national transporter with ‘direct action’ if their productivity-linked bonus, usually paid before the onset of Durga Puja, is not released by October 20

1 min read20 Oct 2020

Bengaluru-Mangaluru train services to resume

Train services between Mangaluru and Bengaluru, suspended since March due to COVID- 19, would resume services from Friday

1 min read4 Sep 2020

In a first, Railways uses NTC machine for track construction

The Khurja-Dadri section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor is among the first tracks in India where the New Track Construction machine has beenCurrently, 7 NTC machines have been deployed along the DFC, 4 machines have been deployed in the EDFC and 3 machines have been deployed in the WDFC

1 min read29 Jul 2020

Railway stalls to sell coronavirus essential kits to passengers

Coronavirus essentials like masks, gloves, sanitisers, bedroll kits to be sold at MRP.The protective items to be of good quality with purpose of maintaining hygiene and fulfilling the needs of passengers.

1 min read25 Jun 2020

Indian Railways may introduce more trains; 5 facts

The Railway Board on Wednesday issued an order introducing the provision of waiting list The chances will come into effect for tickets booked from May 15 for journeys beginning May 22

1 min read14 May 2020

Railway Board chairman says CCTV in all stations and coaches by March 2022

’By December this year, the railways has installed CCTVs at 503 railway stations across the country,’ V.K. Yadav saidHe added that the railways has also allotted ₹2,000 crore for the installation of CCTV cameras at over 6,100 stations and in over 58,600 coaches

1 min read31 Dec 2019

Indian Railways may soon rationalize passenger fares, hints railway board chief

Railway board chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said: ’We are going to rationalize the fares and freight rates’Rationalization of freight rates has always been a top industry demand as higher logistics expenses add to overall costs

2 min read27 Dec 2019

Govt approves restructuring of Railway Board, unification of services

The merger of services will end departmentalism, and ensure smooth working of the railways, government saysAll eight railway-related wings will be merged into a single service called the Indian Railway Management Service within a year

1 min read24 Dec 2019

Cabinet approves restructuring of Railway Board

The newly constituted Board will have Members for Operation, Business Development, Human Resources, Infrastructure and FinanceIndian Railways will now have only one cadre— Indian Railway Service

1 min read24 Dec 2019
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