The rail track works up to Gajwel have already been completed and track testing carried out. Local trains will be operated on this route soon, TSPB Vice-Chairman B Vinod Kumar
Railway minister Piyush Goyal was speaking at an event to mark the inauguration of the newly electrified Dhigawara-Bandikui section under north-western Railways.
Union Cabinet met and condoled the demise of Paswan, and also observed silence for two minutes in memory of the late leader.
Railway Minister was responding to a question by Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien in the Rajya Sabha on Friday regarding details of total deaths on board the Shramik trains since they started operating
In the clip posted by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, a young man can be seen doing squats to avail of a free platform ticket at the Anand Vihar rail terminus.
Modi had started the 'Fit India' movement to encourage people to remain healthy and fit by including physical activities and sports in their daily routines
He said the BJP-led government at the Centre reduced Railways to just another government department as Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not whisper a line about the railways in her budget, except for Metro and bullet trains which do not cater to the needs of the middle-class
Train 18, which was recently named Vande Bharat Express by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, has been manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai.
No railway fare hike was announced in the Railway Budget for 2019. Lok Sabha elections are slated to be held in April-May.
Twitter user Adarsh Shrivastava was on board the Muzaffarpur-Bandra Awadh Express on Thursday when he noticed how uncomfortable 26 minor girls were in the presence of two men.
The minister also said that the Railways will provide an ex gratia amount of Rs 1 lakh for those with serious injuries and Rs 50,000 for those simple injuries.
In Mumbai, protestors blocked rail traffic between Matunga and Dadar stations. The services resumed only after the agitators called off their protest.
The decision to hand over the FOBs' construction to the Bombay Engineering Group (BEG), a division of Indian Army's Corps of Engineers, came in the wake of the stampede at Elphinstone Road FOB on September 29, 2017, in which 23 commuters were killed and 40 injured.
Railways has announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to the kin of the deceased, while Rs one lakh for the passengers with grievous injuries.
“Three people have died and about seven persons. All the injured were shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment,” Anil Saxena, spokesperson Railway Ministry.
Piyush Goyal replied to a query on Quora, a website where users ask questions and invite answers from the online community - "Does India actually need a bullet train"?
"The decisions of demonetisation and GST taken by the prime minister without adequate preparedness has dealt a heavy blow on the country's economy," Sharad Pawar said.
Chidambaram tweeted: "Bullet train will be like demonetisation. It will kill everything else including safety."