train network

Trinamool’s exit revives railways hopes

September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday expressed hope it would nowbe able to attend to the ailing railway ministry, freed of the Trinamool Congress' hold with the regional ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mukul Roy follows Mamata Banerjee as absentee railway minister

August 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy's long absences from office, much like his once removed predecessor Mamata Banerjee, have become a cause for concern with insiders ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi Metro offered fully-automated, driverless train system (Lead)

May 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) French defence and civilian technologies major Thales has offered Delhi Metro, which each day makes 2,400 trips and carries 1.8 million passengers, the same safety, communication ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UP mulls Rapid Transit System from Delhi to Meerut

May 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Keeping up with its promise of decongesting traffic and improving community transport, the Uttar Pradesh government is exploring the possibility of a Rs.16,592 crore Rapid Transit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Special train for Bhutan royal couple

October 25th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The railways have extended the famed Indian hospitality to Bhutan's visiting royal couple by arranging a special luxury train for their honeymoon trip to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mythical monster threatens New Zealand rail project

July 26th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 26 (IANS) Do not destroy the grounds protected by the "monster", New Zealand's indigenous people told the government and asked it to stop work on a $2 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Poor funding, vision on rail safety causing mishaps: Experts

July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A spate of fatal rail accidents in India this year and two of them last week alone point to poor safety in the world's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu gets new trains, integrated suburban network

February 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Introduction of new trains, beefing up of the suburban train services and setting up of integrated suburban train network are among the major announcements relating to Tamil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chicago Blizzard Leaves City In Mayhem

February 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive snow storm that lashed Chicago and adjacent areas yesterday left the residents struggling without electricity in some parts of the city and made a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Metra Train Services Affected Badly By Blizzard In Chicago

February 2nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Metra Train service was badly affected by the blizzard in Chicago on Tuesday and the inclement weather condition made things tougher for the motorists ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qatar May Face Problems In Hosting World Cup 2022

December 3rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Doha, Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite well known by now that both Australia and USA are seeing red over losing the World Cup 2022 bid to Qatar. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swedish rail worker slammed for crippling train network by looking at porn!

April 9th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 9 (ANI): A Swedish rail worker has come under fire after his porn addiction caused a train network to crash.Investigators discovered that there were so many viruses in the rail ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slime may help solve traffic problems

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that lowly slime mold can actually lead to improved technological systems, such as more robust computer and mobile communication networks.A team of Japanese ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Luxury for foreigners, but why ignore Indian passengers?

November 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Indian Railways is mulling over a plan to attract foreign tourists with exclusive luxury coaches on all its major trains. But many domestic travellers say ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Raw deal for Karnataka in rail budget: Chief minister

July 3rd, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The rail budget for the current fiscal has failed to benefit Karnataka as sufficient funds were not allocated for the ongoing projects in the state, Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China ready to roll out 35 high-speed rail lines by 2012

June 24th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 24 (ANI): As part of its ambitious plan, the Chinese Railway Ministry is planning to spread thirty-five high-speed rail lines measuring 11,000 kilometres throughout the country.China Daily quoted Zheng Jian, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lalu Yadav arrives in Parliament to present Railway Budget 2009-10

February 13th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav has arrived in Parliament to present his sixth Railway Budget. As he entered its portals, he waved the red leather case ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gaps in the network will be bridged: Lalu Yadav

February 13th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav has said the spheres in which the Indian Railways lacked would be rectified. Yadav, who is all set to present the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fire shuts down Channel Tunnel between Britain, France

September 12th, 2008 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (DPA) A serious fire on a freight lorry Thursday shut down the Channel Tunnel link between Britain and France, leaving thousands of travellers stranded but injuring no one, operators ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mumbai grinds to standstill due to heavy rain, flooding

July 28th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's financial capital came to a grinding halt Monday as incessant downpour flooded Mumbai, Thane, Raigad districts and surrounding areas for the fourth consecutive day. In what has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |