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Rail Budget To Focus On Safety, Infrastructure Development

A safety fund of Rs 20,000 crore for railways reeling under a series of deadly derailments, development of new lines, station redevelopment and setting up of Rail Development Authority and High Speed Rail Authority will be in focus as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the first Rail Budget subsumed in the General Budget on Wednesday

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30 Killed As 9 Coaches Of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express Derail

At least 30 people were killed and over 100 were believed to be injured after nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express derailed in Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh

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Rail Link Plan With Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal: Prabhu

If a circuit can be made connecting these neighbouring countries, it will increase interaction, tourism, trade, employment and connectivity, the minister says

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Indian Railways Offers Platforms For Setting Up 2,000 ATMs

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will launch the non-fare revenue policy, offering various schemes for revenue-yielding activities including train branding, rail radio schemes

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Two Killed, 43 Injured As Ajmer-Sealdah Express Derails Near Kanpur

Two passengers were killed and 43 injured when 15 coaches of the Ajmer-Sealdah Express derailed this morning near Rura Railway Station in Kanpur Rural district, the second rail accident in the region in two months

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Accounting And Accountability To Go Hand In Hand, Says Suresh Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said accounting reforms will help reveal the true picture of railways and go hand-in-hand with accountability to have a huge impact on productivity

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Hike In Fares Likely As Railways Mulls Ways To Raise Resources

Train passengers may have to shell out more as Railways is mulling increasing fares in a bid to raise resources after the Finance Ministry rejected its proposal of a special safety fund

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Crying Out Loud

Prabhu had promised in his last Budget that all trains would eventually have LHB coaches and that the ICF coaches would be phased out. This is yet another challenge for Indian Railways

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JRD Tata Awards Presented To Underprivileged Entrepreneurs

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu emphasises need for grassroots innovations and employment creation in rural areas

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Indian Railways Ask Again For Safety Funds After Crash Kills 150

The derailment of Indore-Patna Express was a stark reminder of the dilapidated condition of the vast state-run railways and of the challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces in fulfilling his promise to modernise them

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Train Crash Raises Concerns Of Underinvestment In Railway As Toll Hits 142

Sunday's crash is a stark reminder of how hard it will be for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to fulfill his promise to transform the railways into a more efficient, safer network befitting India's economic power

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Death Toll Climbs To 120 In Train Crash

14 coaches of Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur in worst train tragedy since 2010; many injured passengers battling for life

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Over 115 Killed As 14 Coaches Of Indore-Patna Express Derail Near Kanpur

Over 115 passengers were killed and more than 200 injured, nearly half of them grievously, in the worst train accident in recent years when 14 coaches of the Indore-Patna Express derailed here in Kanpur rural area in the wee hours on Sunday due to suspected rail fracture

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Trains To Soon Run At 160 KMPH On Delhi-Howrah, Delhi-Mumbai Routes

After the successful launch of Gatimaan Express, Railways has undertaken a mammoth exercise of reducing journey time on the Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes by increasing speed of trains to up to 160 km per hour at an estimated cost of about Rs 10,000 crore

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Declining Freight Revenue Worries Railways

It remains to be seen that with challenging revenue generation capabilities and ambitious programmes of modernizing over 400 railway stations and starting high-speed trains, how railways will be able to generate cash and resources

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