New Railways timetable likely to see cut in halts and trains Earlier this week, V K Yadav, railway board chairman said that the plan to roll this out has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it will be implemented. Read:
5% is being offered to private operators under Public-Private Partnership (PPP), 95% trains will be run by Indian Railways. Majority of trains will be manufactured in India. Private train operators will fix fare keeping in mind fares of airlines & AC buses: Railway Board Chairman
All coaches for the service would be procured under the ‘Make in India’ policy, announced the Railway Board Chairman Thursday.
Centre is finally looking to open up the passenger trains segment for private players. @RailMinIndia has invited request for qualifications for private sector participation in over 100 railway routes. Here's what Railway board chairman @KumarBoard had to say. @IRCTC_Ltd
Our target is that the private trains start running by April 2023. A mechanism will be set up to monitor the performance of the private trains: Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav (ANI)
National Human Rights Commission issues notices to Chief Secretaries of Gujarat & Bihar, Chairman, Railway Board & Union Home Secretary on media reports of hardships to labourers on board misdirected special trains, devoid of water,food&basic facilities causing sickness & death.
A media report stated that a train reached Siwan (from Surat) in 9 days, this is fake news. The train reached its destination in 2 days. Only 4 trains out of 3,840 total trains have taken over 72hrs to reach their destination: Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board
Only 4 trains out of 3,840 total trains have taken over 72 hours to reach their destination, 90% trains have been run with an average speed higher than normal mail express trains: Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board
Today, I met with Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of Abu Dhabi’s Executive Council & Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etihad Rail, and discussed the progress of the UAE’s national railway network project.
DK Tiwari, Chief Secretary to Govt of Jharkhand writes Chairman of Railway Board: You are requested to ensure that no trains from outside the state to enter Jharkhand from March 22 onwards, till March 31, in wake of the #CoronaVirus outbreak.
#Breaking | After UP CM @myogiadityanath , Indian Railways walks the talk on vandals. 'Railway property worth Rs 80 crore have been damaged during anti-CAA protests & recovery of damages to be made from those involved,' says Railway Board chairman. Mohit Bhatt with details.
Vinod Kumar Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board: The cost of the damage caused (during protests against #CitizenshipAmendmentAct ) is approximately Rs. 80 crores, of which Rs. 70 crores is of the Eastern Railway & Rs. 10 crores is of the North Frontier Railway.
#Railway property worth over Rs 80 crore was damaged during protests across the country against the #CitizenshipAmendmentAct . Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav said, the recovery will be made from those found involved in arson and violence.
It would be wrong to say that Railways is responsible for this accident. There are two manned level-crossing on that track, both were close. It is a main line. There is no speed restriction there: Ashwani Lohani, Chairman Railway Board, on #Amritsar train accident