Page-10 of Railways Current Affairs, GK & News

Railways to hike fares from January 21

The Railway Ministry has decided hike in fares of all classes from midnight of January 21 ranging from 2 to 10 paise per km to generate an additional Rs 6,600 crore a year. Railways declared the scheme of cross-subsidization impracticable as the department fears that cross-subsidization, which has seen the railways steadily losing market share ..

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Hyderabad firm develops TCAS for Railways

A Hyderabad based firm, Hyderabad Batteries Limited (HBL), have developed a new safety device to prevent train collision. The device called Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) was recently tested for its viability. What is special about this device? The device puts into use a combination of railway signaling data with radio communications, global position, radio ..

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PPP in railways allowed

The government has allowed a private investment policy in the railways. The performance of Railways in PPP (Public-Private Partnership) projects has been dismal. Now, the Govt will try 5 different models for inviting private sector participation for last-mile connectivity projects in Railways. With this the government hopes it will be able to have speedier implementation ..

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Rail Radar

Railways launched online application provide exact geographical location of trains. Railways launched online application Rail Radar, which can provide exact geographical location of about 9,700 trains on a Google map on real time basis. There is a color code method which highlights a train in Blue if it is running on time and Red if ..

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