Highlights of  Railway Daily News

Here we are giving a highlights of all the day to day news of Indian Railway. So readers can go through all the daily Railway News without spending much time.

Updated : 27.10.2016 
  • The She-toilets of Kerala State Women’s Development Corporation will now be installed at railway stations in Kerala.
  • Doubling, electrification of 7 railway sections in Odisha likely by March.
  • MMRDA approves 118 km Metro routes to connect Suburbs
  • India signs $650 Million Agreement with World Bank for Eastern DFC-III Project

Updated : 26.10.2016 

  • 75 top railway stations to get Station Directors by year end.
  • Vashi, New Mumbai has Fast WiFi and now WiFi at all 19 major stations in Mumbai 

Updated : 25.10.2016 

  • Engineering Design work for Ahmedabad-Mumbai High Speed Rail to begin in December
  • Railyatri raises funds from existing investors 
  • India - Bangladesh rail project work begins
  • Tamil Nadu gets 955 Crore for Port - Rail Connectivity projects
  • Deloitte, RITES to conduct feasibility study of Chennai MRTS integration
  • National Rail Museum ties up with Google for Virtual Tour
  • 6 member committee formed for Kanpur Metro Rail project
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad High speed Rail plan on high agenda; tops Modi’s Japan visit
  • Railways to lease out abandoned buildings to e-Commerce companies
  • Railways’ nod to electrification of Una-Amb-Andaura section
  • West Bengal Govt inks MoU with Burn Standard for Kolkata Monorail
  • Delay in releasing funds sanctioned for Nilambur-Sulthan Bathery-Nanjangud rail line survey raises concerns
  • MOU signed for Kandla Port-Jaisalmer new Railway line
  • PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for Urja Ganga project in Varanasi

Updated : 24.10.2016 
  • Maharajas’ Express gets Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Award
  • Today PM will lay foundation stone for Perishable Cargo Centre at Raja Talab station in Varanasi division
  • India’s first railway university to come up in Vadodara: Narendra Modi

Updated : 23.10.2016 

  • Delhi’s National Rail Museum ties up with Google for virtual tour.
  • World Bank may invest $1 b on Eastern Corridor.
  • Neral-Matheran toy train likely to be back on track by December.

Updated : 21.10.2016 

  • Target electrification of 10000 Km in 5 Years : Shatabdi run as 1st electric Train in newly Electrified Dehradun-Haridwar 
  • Work on Indo - Bangla railway likely to start by December.
  • Konkan Railway releases coffee table book on 25 years of its journey.
  • IRCTC signs MoU with RITES for railway station development works.
  • Indore - Tihi railway line to start soon.

Updated : 20.10.2016 

  • Railways to install bio-toilets on all new trains: Says Railway Minister 
  • Agartala-Akhaura rail link to be completed in 2.5 years
  • Army inducts customized hi-tech coaches for troops.
  • Central Railway has decided to purchase automatic doors for ladies coaches in 10 local trains.
  • Diva, Vashi to get railway crime branch units before Diwali.
  • Government Railway Police (GRP) to install CCTVs at major rail stations in Punjab
  • Indian Railways exploring tie-ups with e-commerce companies to become logistics partner.
  • Railway Minister dedicated “Okha-Kanalus and Porbandar-Wansjaliya Sections as Green Corridor Sections.
  • Railway Minister Inaugurate  Khajuraho-Tikamgarh railway line.
  • Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Urban Development sign MoU for redevelopment of railway stations.

Updated : 19.10.2016 
  • From March next year, additional 1.3 lakh commuters will be able to travel daily on EMUs on Chennai - Arakkonam stretch.
  • Soon, Rs 8 per water bottle facility for 190 railway stations in Chennai division.
  • Indian public ports accelerate container rail drive to hinterland.
  • Konkan Railway installs solar plants at stations
  • Railways add 175 km long track to green train corridors.
  • Work on Rishikesh - Karnaprayag railway line to begin in December.
  • Indian Railways to invite global tender for train telemetry equipment.
  • Laid foundation stone of Rewa - Sidhi - Singrauli rail line and station building at Sidhi. 
  • Inaugurated new broad gauge section and new train service between Jabalpur and Sukarimangela.

Updated : 17.10.2016 

  • Cloud-controlled TV displays units at 2000 Railway Stations.
  • Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd (IPRCL) is in talks with Indian Railways to implement rail link project to connect Indore with Mumbai.
  • CRRC to make coaches in Mihan for Nagpur Metro Rail.
  • Lucknow Metro likely to invite Bids for Commercial Space use at 8 Stations
  • Kerala State to provide Rs.216 cr for Konkan rail expansion.
  • Railway plans Rs. 458-cr Bridge in J and K.

Updated : 14.10.2016 

  • Help center for women at Chennai Egmore railway station started.
  • The National Rail Museum at New Delhi will soon get a swanky restaurant--"The Rails".

Updated : 13.10.2016 
  • Railways to sign MoU with Germany for high-speed trains
  • Commissioned Railwire fast WiFi at Surat,Gujrat. Ahmedabad, Vadodara
  • Indian Railway is planning ways of developing Odisha as a tourism hub through IRCTC 
  • Passengers to get low cost purified water at Bathinda railway station soon.

Updated : 12.10.2016 

  • Railways to Introduce Glass Top Coaches in Kashmir Valley to enjoy the view of the beautiful valley
  • Kerala - Railways joint venture flagged off.
  • Railways to monetize passenger data on its own through target advertising.
  • Government plans container trains for export and import cargo.
  • Railways upgrades signalling system; travel time of Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains reduced.
  • Now, bridges to ease traffic at rail crossings.
  • Kashmir link project to have first cable-stayed rail bridge .
  • Commissioned fast WiFi at Hyderabad second in Telangana.
  • After positive trial, 5 giant fans to cool people at CST, Mumbai.

Updated : 10.10.2016 

  • Electric locomotive introduced to goods train in Pune-Daund section.
  • Railways plans to set up 1,000 Megawatt solar power generation capacity.
  • Odisha To Sign Mou With Rail Ministry.
  • Railways gets Rs 1656 crore for installing bio-toilets, CCTVs.
  • Railways plan Mission Raftaar on six routes.
  • Indian Railway to run 2900 Special Trains to meet Festival Rush

Updated : 06.10.2016 
  • In order to sweeten the festival spirit Indian Railway have reduced passenger insurance to 1 PAISA from 7.10.2016 to 31.10.2016 to promote digital India
  • Indian Railways will not cut freight rates this financial year
  • IRCTC Connect is the official App of IRCTC available on Android, IOS ,windows blackberry.
  • Indian Railways: Maharajas’ Express signs agreement with Amex Cards.
  • IRSDC(Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited) plans to award contract for redevelopment of railway station before Diwali.
  • Railways Mission Raftaar set to speed up Mumbai routes.
  • Daund- Pune bound trains of Central Railway to run on electricity.
  • Loco hauled commuter trains to be replaced with DEMU/ MEMU.
  • South Central Railway emerges champion in All India Railways Women Kabaddi Championship.
  • Railways to import crude oil directly.
  • From Booking Tickets To Ordering Meals, All-In-One Railways App Soon.

Updated : 05.10.2016 

  • Railway Minster flagged off the newly manufactured Guard Van Goods train equipped with Solar powered light ,Fan, Mobile charging point.
  • Railway ticket booked from PRS counter can be cancelled online via IRCTC

Updated : 03.10.2016 

Updated : 02.10.2016 

  • Railway commissioned 2 water vending machines at Guindy in Chennai in Tamil Nadu, 3 at Renigunta and 2 at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Railway announced that Dehradun station,Dev Bhumi gets fast wifi on the auspicious occasion of Navratri

Updated : 01.10.2016 

  • Foreigners not to get Senior Citizens Railway Concession from now.
  • Railway plans to provide washable pillows and blanket.
  • Railways to offer 30 per cent discount to bulk customers on incremental loading
  • Railways to clean sweep 36 stations on Central Railway, Western Railway.
  • 88 trains speeded up, timings of 59 at Chennai changed.
  • IRCTC announces ‘Shri Ramayana Yatra’.
  • Chennai Central station to get facility for lactating moms from October 2.

No doubt that Railway is a fast developing public sector in India. Every day Indian Railway is growing. Now a day’s New Technology, New methods,  new extra added services etc become a part of Railways. There are 16 Railway Zones and 8 operational Metro systems in India. Railway zones are, Northern Railway, North Eastern Railway, Northeast Frontier Railway, Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway, South Central Railway, Southern Railway, Central Railway, Western Railway, South Western Railway, North Western Railway, West Central Railway, North Central Railway, South East Central Railway, East Coast Railway,  East Central Railway.  Konkan Railway is also a part of this.  The Metro Rails are Kolkata Metro in Kolkata, Chennai MRTS in Chennai, Delhi Metro in Delhi NCR, Namma Metro in Bangalore, Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon in Gurgaon, Mumbai Metro in Mumbai, Jaipur Metro in Jaipur and Chennai Metro in Chennai.  So Every day major and minor changes and development happened in each and every Metro and Railway Zones. 
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These 16 Railway Zones have 68 divisions also. The divisions are Delhi, Ambala, Firozpur,Lucknow NR, Moradabad, Izzatnagar, Lucknow NER,Varanasi, Alipurduar, Katihar, Rangiya, Lumding, Tinsukia, Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol, Malda, Adra, Chakradharpur,  Kharagpur, Ranchi,  Secunderabad, Vijayawada,   Hyderabad,  Guntakal , Guntur,   Nanded,   Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Palakkad,  Salem, Thiruvananthapuram,  Mumbai,   Bhusawal,  Pune,  Solapur,  Nagpur, Mumbai WR, Ratlam,  Ahmedabad, Rajkot,  Bhavnagar, Vadodara,  Hubballi,  Bengaluru,  Mysuru, Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur,  Jabalpur,  Bhopal,  Kota,  llahabad,  Agra,  Jhansi ,  Bilaspur,  Raipur, Nagpur SEC,  Khurda Road,  Sambalpur,  Waltair,  Danapur,  Dhanbad,  Mughalsarai, Samastipur and Sonpur.

Here we are giving a highlights of all the day to day news of Indian Railway. So readers can go through all the daily Railway News without spending much time.

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