Washington: The US, Japan and South Korea Wednesday called for “meaningful” steps on denuclearisation by Pyongyang in exchange for better ties with them, Xinhua reported. After their envoys concluded a trilateral meeting here on issues related to North Korea, the three countries said: “We agreed a path is open for the DPRK (North Korea) toward [...]
New Delhi: Railways are planning to introduce about 100 trains, including AC double deckers, new passenger services and extension of services to cater to the demands of various states in the Rail Budget 2013-14, a top official told PTI. While services of some express trains have been extended, frequency of certain popular trains have also [...]
Hyderabad: Congress MP K. Chiranjeevi and Telugu Desam party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu blamed the negligence by the railways for Monday’s train disaster at Nellore. Both the leaders visited Nellore railway station and inspected the compartment, which was gutted in the fire killing 35 people. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy too [...]
New Delhi: As part of efforts to strengthen Indo-Pak trade ties, Railways is mulling to provide 50 diesel locomotives on hiring basis to Pakistan. As per the plan,a railways is likely to give at an approximate rate of Rs.1,500 per hour per locomotive of 3,000 HP to Pakistan for leasing purpose. Besides leasing out, railways [...]
At a high level meeting held to review the rail infrastructure demands of the State, the CM Kiran Kumar Reddy said the State was ready to allocate its share of 50 per cent no matter what the amount but the railway ministry should reciprocate and chip in with its share as well. He said that [...]
HYDERABAD: Movement of several trains was delayed on Monday morning when transmissions line snapped and were hanging from the electrical traction between Bhuvanagiri and Bibinagar railway stations on the main line. Outbound trains — Andhra Pradesh Express, Janmabhoomi Express and Kakatiya Express — were among those delayed. The railway staff undertook repair.