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Central Railway DC-AC conversion between CST to Thane complete

Central Railway has completed the on the conversion from 1500 Volt DC to 25000 Volt AC traction system over Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (CSTM) to Mumbra (inclusive) on slow corridor and CST to Thane (exclusive) on fast corridor. Suresh Prabhakar

IRCTC prepaid cash cards launched

In order to make railway more customer friendly, Indian Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has launched IRCTC and Union Bank of India RuPay Pre-paid Card at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the Railway Minister said

LIC to invest $24BN in Indian Railways

Just within fifteen days of presenting the Railway Budget 2015-16, the Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu fulfilled yet another commitment of his Budget announcement by achieving the highest ever funding of $24 billion (Rs 150,000 crore) for Railways from

What Western Railways gets in 2015-16 rail budget

15 cr sanctioned for   Raising of Platforms on WR Suburban section. 8.83 cr sanctioned for Escalators on WR suburban section. 6.60 cr sanctioned for FOBs on WR suburban section. It is proposed to introduce air-conditioned EMU service on the Mumbai

Railways to set up a full-fledged railway university

The Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has announced that a systematic Human Resource Audit would be undertaken to prepare the workforce of Indian Railways for the future and for enhancing organizational performance . Presenting the Railway Budget for

Indian Railways to procure power through bidding

The Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has announced that Railways proposes to procure power through the bidding process at economical tariff from generating companies, power exchanges, and bilateral arrangements. This initiative is likely to result in substantial savings

India to set up Foreign Rail Technology Co-Operation Scheme

The Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has announced the proposal to launch “Foreign Rail Technology Cooperation Scheme” in order to achieve the higher quality service for our nation. Presenting the Railway Budget for 2015-16 in Parliament, he said

Indian Railways get 77 new railway projects worth Rs 96,182 cr

While last mile connectivity projects continue to be accorded the highest priority, the Railways intend to fast track the sanctioned works on 7,000 kms of double/third/fourth lines and commission 1200 km in 2015-16 at an investment of Rs. 8686 crore.

Indian Railways to spend Rs 6,581 Crore for Elimination of 3438 Level Crossings

The Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has announced that in the next financial year 970 number of ROB/RUBs and other safety-related works to eliminate 3438 level crossings at a total Railway expense of Rs. 6,581 crore have been

Indian Railways budget plan up 52%

The Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has announced that the size of the Plan Budget has gone up by 52% from Rs. 65,798 crore in 2014- 15 to Rs. 1,00,011 crore in 2015-16. Support from the Central Government