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Railway Board

Jaya Verma Sinha first woman to head Railway Board

She will assume charge on or after September 1 and her tenure will be till August 31, 2024

31 Aug 2023 10:35 PM

Dilip Cherian | With AI & data analytics, will govt files now move quickly?

The new chairman and CEO will get a new team, with the recent empanelment of six officers for holding Level 17 posts under IRMS.

29 Dec 2022 2:15 AM

Railway Board shrunk from 200 to 150 officers

Restructuring of the Railway Board was also recommended by the Bibek Debroy Committee on Indian Railways in 2015.

20 Nov 2019 2:04 AM

FIR against senior West Bengal BJP leader Mukul Roy for taking Rs 70 lakhs as bribe

‘We are fighting 28,000 cases in courts. An attempt is underway to stop the BJP in the state,’ WB BJP state president Dilip Ghosh said.

21 Aug 2019 7:57 PM

Government considers proposal to ‘right-size’ Indian Railways

The Indian Railways is drawing up a plan to rebuild and right-size the gigantic organisation.

21 Jun 2019 2:04 PM


Railways to upgrade breath analysers for loco pilots

This will enable the national transporter to keep track of drivers who regularly fail the test.

21 Aug 2018 2:41 PM

Rail scraps minimum qualification for jobs to kin of employees

Currently, the minimum educational qualification required to be eligible for such employment is Class 10 for Level-1 or Group ‘D’ jobs.

19 Apr 2018 2:15 AM

'Rail Yatri Guide' kiosk launched at New Delhi station

Fifteen such kiosks will be provided at New Delhi station over next two months.

27 Jan 2018 10:48 AM

Plan early for cheap train fares!

Panel suggests graded discounts depending on number of vacant seats.

19 Jan 2018 2:04 AM

Western Railway gives feedback to Western Railway over AC train

However, there was a delay in delivery of Bombardier, but the entire lot of 72 trains were delivered within 10 months.

07 Jan 2018 3:10 AM


Railway tickets likely to cost more during festive season

The different zones have also proposed the railways go for premium charges (10-20 per cent additional) for peak days and festival seasons.

25 Dec 2017 2:13 AM

Railways forms committee to review flexi-fare system

The flexi-fare system, launched in September 2016, led to up to 50 per cent increase in fares.

14 Dec 2017 10:41 AM

500 AC services to be on track by 2019 end

40 air-conditioned rakes will be ordered in Jan.

05 Nov 2017 1:56 AM

Rlys allows cops to travel for free

The Railway Protection Force was allowed to fine Mumbai police personnel for travelling without ticket.

03 Nov 2017 6:34 AM

Railway Board to review rail bridges needing repair; 252 in dilapidated state

The Railway Board had sought details of the bridges and it was observed that a large number of bridges needed rehabilitation.

21 Oct 2017 5:22 PM


Ask TC coach to confirm train seats, berths

The move is an experimental one and includes Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai.

16 Sep 2017 4:03 AM

Railways at 'critical juncture', safety to be priority: Ashwani Lohani    

Lohani's statement comes amid reports of the fourth derailment incident in 10 days.

29 Aug 2017 12:33 PM

Air India CMD Lohani appointed chairman of Railway Board

Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani.

23 Aug 2017 5:50 PM

Railway Board member, GM sent on leave after Utkal Express derailment

Was maintenance work being done on the tracks without following guidelines?

21 Aug 2017 2:02 AM

Repair work without permission may be reason for train mishap; Railways to probe

A probe will ascertain if work was being carried out on the tracks and if so, whether the rules had been followed.

20 Aug 2017 7:01 PM