Railways to ‘rationalise’ passenger and freight fares

The Indian Railways is working on a plan to gradually “rationalise” fares for both passenger trains as well as freight trains, Railways Board Chairman and CEO V. K. Yadav said on Thursday. Speaking at a virtual press conference, he added that the Ministry of Railways will soon notify “a very …

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User charges on around 700-1,050 Railway Stations to be levied basis projected rise in footfall

New Delhi: The railway ministry will levy a nominal user development fee on around 700-1,000 railway stations on the basis of an estimated spurt in footfall, and irrespective of the fact that whether they have been redeveloped or not, Rail Board Chairman and CEO VK Yadav said on Thursday. User …

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Delhi Metro develops indigenous signalling technology under ‘Make in India’

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 15, 2020) NEW DELHI: Delhi Metro is going to mark another first for the country — a “Made in India” signalling system. Arguably the most critical component of the Metro train operations, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and other such entities in the …

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