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Indian Railways Missed Coal India Train Provision Targets For Over A Year: Govt Data

Indian utilities are scrambling to get hold of coal supplies to cope with record high power demand, but Indian Railways' inability to supply enough trains makes it difficult to boost coal stocks, which are at their lowest levels in years

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Railways To Manufacture Vande Bharat Wheels In Bengaluru To Offset Supply Crisis

With the war halting manufacturing in Ukraine, the Railway Wheel Factory in Yelahanka in Bengaluru will now prioritise manufacturing these wheels for two Vande Bharat rakes. A rake of the swanky Vande Bharat Express comprises 16 coaches

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42 Trains cancelled Till May 24 For Coal Transportation

In order to increase the transportation of coal to power stations, Railways has canceled the operation of 42 trains till May 24

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Railways Deploys 86% Of Its Open Wagons For Coal Transportation

Out of the 1,31,403 BOXN or open wagons in its fleet, the Railways is using 1,13,880 for coal transportation, as part of a plan formulated by the national transporter in consultation with the ministries of coal and power

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Railways Spent Rs 150 Cr To Repair Wagons, Help Coal Movement: Data

With the power crisis and the pressure of transporting coal at a fast pace, the railways has pushed to make repairs so that the supply of coal to power plants is not affected

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India Grapples With Its Worst Power Crisis In Six Years

On April 28, the all-India maximum power demand met during the day hit 204.65 gigawatts (GW), surpassing the previous record of 201.06 gigawatts on April 26. Some 42 passenger trains have been cancelled across India to allow faster movement of coal carriages to tackle critically low stocks at power plants

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Railways Must Pay Compensation If A Person Falls While Boarding Overcrowded Train: Bombay HC

A single bench of Justice Bharati Dangre directed the Western Railways to pay Rs 3 lakh to a 75-year-old man who suffered injuries to his leg after falling off an overcrowded local train

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No Plan To Privatise Railways, Need To Accept Latest Tech: Ashwini Vaishnaw

"There's no affinity for privatisation of railways but technology should be imbued," Vaishnaw said and added Prime Minister Narendra Modi had already said the Central government has no intention to privatise the railways

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Railways Failed To Improve Mobility Outcomes Amid Rs 2.5 Lakh Cr Investment: CAG

It also said that out of 478 superfast trains, the scheduled speed of 123, or 26 per cent, was less than the specified 55 kmph

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Vikas Kumar To Take Charge As Third DMRC Chief

Vikas Kumar, a 1988-batch officer of the Indian Railway Traffic Service, will assume charge as the new managing director of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday, officials said

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Railways Needs Rs 3 Trn Yearly Investment To Meet India's Aspirations: Govt

The minister also alleged that past governments lacked the clarity of vision, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a clear decision that the Railways needs to move away from diesel and go for electrification

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Indian Railways Has Resumed This Facility For A/C Coaches

Railways has announced to resume the facility of providing blankets and bedding during travel in long distance trains

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Railways Will Develop New Products For Small Farmers, MSMEs: FM Sitharaman

FM also talked about the infrastructure development and said that national highways are to be increased by 25,000 KMs.

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Railways Earned Over Rs 500 Cr From Tatkal, Premium Tatkal Tickets: RTI Reply

Passengers in these three categories are usually last minute travellers who avail these services mostly for emergency travel by paying premium charges.

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Railway Board Issues Order To Drop 'Special Train' Tag, Reverts To Pre-COVID Fares

The transporter registered an increase of 113 percent in earnings from the passenger segment during the second quarter of 2021-2022 as compared to the first.

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