2415 computerized reservation centres have been commissioned by railways.
Indian Railways has installed bio-toilets in train coaches with a view to develop designs suitable for Indian Railways conditions.
Safety is accorded the highest priority by Indian Railways and all possible steps are undertaken on a continuing basis to prevent accidents and to enhance safety.
Anti Collision Device (ACD), developed by Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL), has been provided as pilot project on North East Frontier Railway.
Surveys for Tanakpur-Bageshwar and Rishikesh-Karanprayag new lines have been completed.
Indian Railways have set new record in the procurement of wagons in the financial year 2010-11 when it acquired 16,638 wagons.
The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during the period from 11th to 20th March, 2011
Sitting precariously on the roofs of trains may be an iconic image of travelling across India, but now the country is poised to make its mark in the luxury rail market with a new “Palace on Wheels”. Equipped with LCD TVs, panoramic windows and WiFi, the new Maharajas’ Express promises to make the journey from Kolkata to Delhi an experience fit for royalty.
Indian Railways have carried 803.50 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April 2009-February 2010.