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#IndianRailways to build station near #Chineseborder, says Defence #Minister #ManoharParrikar Indian Railways will soon set up a station in Arunachal Pradesh near the India-China border, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday. "A draft of the MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) is ready and will be signed soon," Parrikar said, adding he has spoken in detail about the project to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Railways in 'severe financial crisis', says Trivedi-led panel After two years of healthy operations, a severe financial crisis has again gripped Indian Railways (IR), says a parliamentary panel headed by former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu flag off AC Double Decker Bi-weekly express train between Anand Vihar and Lucknow

Suresh Prabhu Rules Out Railways Privatisation Notwithstanding government panel recommendations, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has outright ruled out privatisation of the public transporter. He further said the concept of privatisation gives confusing signals and envisages the possibilities of ownership transfer of an enterprise to a different entity or management which was not possible in railways.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu introduced the mobile app for paperless unreserved ticketing for commuters in Egmore and Tambram suburban sections in Chennai under Southern Railway zone. Developed by Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) “utsonmobile” – the paperless unreserved ticketing feature in mobile application aims to eliminate the need for printing of unreserved tickets.

‘India cannot just shut its eyes to advanced railway technology’ Railways minister Suresh Prabhu – a former chartered accountant known for his reformist zeal – spoke to HT about his gargantuan task of resurrecting the Indian Railways.

Need to relook and bring changes in Indian Railways: Prabhu Guwahati :- Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today called for “relook” and “changes” in the Indian Railways for its smooth run in the future. “We need to relook at many things. We also need to change so that we can run successfully for the next 200-300 years,” Prabhu said here.

Indian Railways on Sunday started the much-awaited AC double-decker train for Lucknow from New Delhi. The train was flagged off by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. There had been a demand for the double-decker train from residents of Lucknow and today it was fulfilled, Singh said after launching the train at Anand Vihar station. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, East Delhi MP Mahesh Girri and senior railway officials were present on the occasion.

Indian Railways mulls steps to tackle crimes against women passengers Mumbai, Apr 18 (PTI) Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said his ministry was taking several steps to prevent crime against women in trains. "We have a real challenge before us. Security of women during their train journey is of great concern to us and the Railway Ministry is taking various measures to curb crime against women