The rail traffic in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday came to a grinding halt as protesters demanding separate statehood to the region squatted on railway tracks. The protesters of various pro-Telangana groups stopped dozens of trains in and around Hyderabad, Nalgonda, Warangal, Nizamabad, Khammam and other districts even [...] Continue reading Hyderabad, other parts of Telangana hit by rail blockade
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The Indian Railways’ plan to cut through the mountains in Jammu and Kashmir, construct bridges and bore tunnels and get the train chugging into the Kashmir Valley in 2017 is a deadline on which doubts have been cast by many, the latest being Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in his tweet posted: [...] Continue reading Will Kashmir rail line by ready by 2017?
With highest ever allocation of Rs.57,630 crore ($13 billion), Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday presented the rail budget for 2011-12, promising to move fast to build a stronger railroad infrastructure while addressing the needs of the average person. From more money for better safety and several industrial parks under the public-private partnership model to new [...] Continue reading Mamata’s rail budget promises growth with human face
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee began presenting the rail budget for 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha Friday with the promise of not only moving ahead faster to build a strong railroad infrastructure but also to address the needs of the average person. “We have taken a two-pronged approach. On the one hand, building sustainable, efficient, rapidly-growing [...] Continue reading Mamata Banerjee starts presenting her fifth rail budget
The capital witnessed light rainfall early Tuesday, adding to the chill. It helped ease heavy fog conditions as also flight operations at the Delhi airport, but rail services continued to be hit with 50 trains affected. “There is a western disturbance over Jammu and Kashmir, because of which Delhi witnessed light rainfall this (Tuesday) morning,” [...] Continue reading Rains give respite from fog, but rail services affected