Friday, July 22, 2016

Wardha-Nanded rail line project gets special status

The Railway Ministry has granted 'special project' status to the much-awaited new rail line between Wardha and Nanded districts via Yavatmal stretching over 284 kms, a senior official here said.
By: PTI | Yavatmal(maha) | Updated: July 22, 2016 

Diamond Quadrilateral project of Indian Railways

High speed rail plans accelerate
By Suchanda Banerjee Posted On : July 22, 2016 in News - India & You , Tourism , Kolkata

The world’s first hospital on rail celebrates 25 years

Train of hope provided free health to a million people in rural India
By Ahmad Mukhtiyar , New Delhi

REPLY OF THE FINANCE MINISTER IN RAJYA SABHA

7th CENTRAL PAY COMMISSION

REPLY OF THE FINANCE MINISTER IN RAJYA SABHA

Dear Comrades,

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Inquiry ordered into action of loco pilot

TIRUCHI, July 22, 2016  SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THE HINDU

: The railway authorities have ordered an inquiry into an incident wherein a loco pilot of the Kanyakumari – Chennai Express overshot the red signal at the starter point at Mathur railway station and entered the non-electrified track leading to detention of train and few others in the early hours of Wednesday. Power supply to the electric locomotive too got cut

Railways to start trial of Talgo trains on Delhi-Mumbai section from August one

By Express News Service   Published: 21st July 2016 

China to develop New Bhubaneswar, Baiyappanahalli railway stations

China is slated to develop New Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Baiyappanahalli (Bengaluru) railway stations, while Mumbai Central, Jammu, Jaipur and Varanasi stations will be modernised matching airport-like amenities with Belgium's help.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

When The Railways Misplaced A 120-Ton Railway Engine

Indiatimes July 20, 2016

Indian Railways to install solar panels in all railway buildings

The Minister made this announcement on Sunday when he laid the foundation stone of one Megawatt solar power plant at the Amritsar Railway Station.

China to boost rail network by 2020

It will expand its rail network to 150,000 km, including 30,000 km of high speed rail

IANS | Beijing July 20, 2016 

Trade unions plan strike on Sept 2

The Hindu Business line  OUR BUREAU

Protest against ‘anti-labour policies’ of Centre
VISAKHAPATNAM, JULY 19: 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Detailed Memorandum prepared to submit to Minister of Railways by Secretary General

To

Sri. SURESH PRABHAKAR PRABHU,

Hon. MINISTER FOR RAILWAYS, Rail Bhavan,  New Delhi. 

Monday, July 18, 2016

Notice Prepared for agitation against Empowered Committee.

SCRAP THE EMPOWERED COMMITTEE ON RUNNING ALLOWANCE: 

Dattatreya meets trade unions; says working on their demands

Press Trust of India | New Delhi July 18, 2016 

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today met central trade unions to apprise them about steps taken with regard to their 12-point charter of demands. 

Make railways profitable

By The New Indian Express    Published: 19th July 2016 


Given its critique of the institutional and governance framework created by decades of Congress rule, the NDA government has been keen on recasting it to suit the changing times. After scrapping the Planning Commission and instituting the NITI Aayog in its place, the government is now toying with the idea of merging railway and general budgets.

Comparison of Salary between Private Company Salary and Government Employees Salary.

The private sector persons are crying that the Central Government employees are highly paid , the case is not true . A detailed study comparing the salary and emoluments of employees belonging to government and private sector is made by the IIM -Ahmedabad . The 7th CPC study, commissioned and later factored in by the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC), took a wide range of samples — doctors, engineers and accounts officers at higher levels, down to the skilled categories like MTS. 

Thanks to alert cop, train brakes inches from suicidal youth's head

By Express News Service     Published: 12th July 2016 

Head-on train collision near Bari, Italy kills at least 25

By our reporter  13 July 2016

At least 25 people were killed and 50 wounded in a horrific head-on collision between two passenger trains Tuesday morning. The two trains were on the same track located between the towns of Andria and Corato in the Puglia region of southern Italy.

Letter to Minister of Railways from General Secretaries.

ALL INDIA LOCO RUNNING STAFF ASSOCIATION

Regd. No. 17903                                                                             H/Q  Adra .

Friday, July 15, 2016

At 180 Km/Hr, Spanish-Made Talgo Train Is Now India's Fastest

All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: July 14, 2016 

Indian Railways' 'Auto Express' to Speed Up Automobile Deliveries

By CarandBike Team (With Inputs from PTI) | Jul 14, 2016

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
Indian Railways (IR) is aiming at 25% share in automobile freight traffic
Auto Express will ferry cargo from Gurgaon to Nidvanda
In April, IR had announced India's first rail auto hub in Walajabad

Monday, July 11, 2016

Indian Railways to get a new accident protection system soon

Railways have decided to procure a radar-based device that will alert the drivers of any physical obstruction on railway tracks ahead and thus avert accidents. This will prove to be more useful during nights and in foggy conditions when drivers have to constantly look outside the locomotive to assess the condition.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Mumbai: Train strike called-off, but workers plan protests on July 11

— By FPJ Web Desk | Jul 09, 2016 

Coconuts could inspire earthquake-resistant buildings

Structural composition of coconut may help in understanding energy absorption that could inspire construct earthquake-proof structures

ILO: Robots threaten millions of jobs in Southeast Asia

The International Labor Organization has warned of the severe consequences presented by automation and disruptive technologies in the ASEAN bloc. Are the UN agency's concerns founded? DW takes a closer look.