Passenger is king in Railways’ revised menu

Every customer is “our brand ambassador,” announced Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu while presenting his second Budget on Thursday which promises to raise travellers’ “satisfaction quotient” with newe...

Railway Budget people-centric: PM

It is an infrastructure-led and employment-generating budget, says Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the Railway Budget, tabled on Thursday, as one that caters to all sections of society and ...

What to expect from this Railway Budget

A significant amount will be earmarked for safety upgradation, electrification, doubling and modernisation of yards. The Railway Budget is expected to focus on capacity creation in the rail sector wi...

Futuristic, passenger centric, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the railway budget is a watershed moment for the Railways. The Prime Minister said the Rail Budget lays out a clear roadmap to make the national transporter the key ...

Chennai misses the train

While some rail users said they had expected introduction of more trains to southern districts, some feel that even if trains are introduced, there is no proper infrastructure to maintain them.  The ...

Commuters welcome IT initiatives

WiFi in all A1 and A category stations and on select trainsis among the schemes in the anvil. Workstations on select trains on payment basis, WiFi services in all A1 and A category stations and on se...

Problem across two platforms

The Cantonment Railway Station retains the quaintness of a colonial structure, springing to life only when it’s time for the arrival or departure of a train. — Photos: K. Gopinathan and Bhaya Prakash...