NORTHERN RAILWAY ZONE
Railways forms committee to study feasibility of creating rail divisions in Jammu, Gulbarga, Silchar
The committee, comprising senior railway officials, has been given the mandate to analyse and review afresh, the feasibility, financial implications, administrative issues, infrastructural availability for creating the new divisions and submit a report by the month-end.
Nearly 50,000 deaths in 3 years after being hit by trains
Data provided by the railways states, 49,790 deaths happened because people were hi...
Over 37,000 railway bridges are 100 years old: MoS Rajen Gohain
He said that during the last five years (2012-2013 to 2016-2017), a total of ...
Water in Northern Railway zone unsafe: Report; chief engineer transferred
The chief engineer of Northern Railways has been transferred following a survey which found water available at many stations under the zone to be contaminated.
78 special trains, 519 trips, 2.2 lakh additional berths: Railways plan to handle Chhath, Diwali rush
All the trains are to be placed on platforms at least 30 minutes before their scheduled departure to ensure that the passengers have ample time to board.
Railway waiting rooms to have TVs, beverages, light snacks
As a pilot project, the Delhi Division has been asked to undertake the upgradation of its waiting rooms by providing modern facilities for passengers.
More than 8000 acres of vacant rail land to grow farm products
The vacant railway land is given on license to railway employees working in Group 'C' and 'D' category under Grow More Food (GMF) scheme, said a senior Railway Ministry official.
Railways' grain trains to bail out Northeast
The biggest loading points for grains in the Northern Railway zone are Ferozepur in Punjab and Ambala in Haryana.
Civil society, NGOs to be asked to help guard rail crossings
18,735 people have lost their lives in railway accidents this year till October of which 5,000 alone in areas falling under the Northern Railway zone..
Jammu, Gulberga, Silchar to be new railway divisions
Catering to the growing demand for new divisions, railways have decided to create three new ones - Jammu, Gulberga and Silchar.
Railways order probe into incident involving Mallikarjun Kharge's coach
Railways today ordered an inquiry into the alleged goof-up in providing proper welcome to Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge at Lucknow station where he had to walk a little distance.
Over 6,400 railway employees came under scanner in 2012
Over 6,400 railway employees are facing departmental proceedings for being allegedly involved in corruption during 2012.
Departmental action against over 2,600 Railway employees
Over 2,600 Railway officials faced departmental action in initial months this year for alleged irregularities in discharging their work.
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