Konkan Railways

  • Bureaucrats stalling India's progress: E Sreedharan April 17, 2012

    Sixteen years after becoming the Managing Director of DMRC, E Sreedharan stepped down on December 31 leaving behind a 190 km network of Delhi Metro across the NCR. In an interview with CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan, the metro man said that it was not so much as the politicians as the...
  • DMRC chief Sreedharan's metro stint ends January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The man who gave us the Delhi metro and Konkan railways has hung up his boots. The face of Delhi Metro, E Sreedharan, retired on Saturday. He gave Delhi its new identity and achieved the near-impossible breaking through red tape to build the Delhi Metro. However, 16 years after...
  • Satisfied with the DMRC experience: E Sreedharan January 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The man who gave the Metro Rail to Delhi, E Sreedharan, retired on Saturday. On his last day at work, he said, "It was a very glorious journey for me. We started with nothing and we produced hundreds of kilometres for the Delhi Metro." "It was a very satisfying...
  • DMRC chief Sreedharan retires today December 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The face of Delhi Metro, E Sreedharan, retires on Saturday. He gave Delhi its new identity and achieved the near-impossible breaking through red tape to build the Delhi Metro. However, 16 years after he became Managing Director DMRC in 1995 - E Sreedharan - is stepping down. He leaves...
  • Heavy rains disrupt Konkan Railway services July 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Heavy rainfall in coastal Konkan region, particularly between Ratnagiri and Nivsar, led to disruption of train services on the Konkan Railway route, with water and slush accumulating on tracks at Pomendi between Ratnagiri and Nivsar section. As a precautionary safety measure, Konkan Railway has diverted...
  • Konkan rail traffic hit as wall crumbles June 17, 2011

    Panaji: All traffic on the Konkan Railway route came to a standstill after heavy rains and landslide led to a safety wall collapsing on the tracks near Nivar station in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. The wall, which collapsed on Thursday night, was 60 meters long and six meters high. Traffic on...
  • Kashmir rail link project in a mess? February 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Is the prestigious Kashmir Rail Link project doomed to fail? CNN-IBN has accessed official audio-recordings of a key meeting between senior railway officials, which reveal critical construction failures, and a possible cover up, as India's and the Railway's prestige was at stake. During the meeting, former member of...
  • Rains, landslides throw Konkan Railway off track July 29, 2010

    Ratnagiri: Heavy rains have damaged railway tracks in Konkan and badly affected train services. Konkan Railway, hailed as an engineering marvel, has been forced off the track due to heavy rains. For the last 10 days services on the route have been suspended as mudslides caused by the rain have...
  • Metro man Sreedharan gets his dues from Konkan Railway July 8, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Managing Director E Sreedharan, the man who revolutionised the way Delhites travelled, was made to run from pillar to post to reclaim illegal deduction from his salary. The deduction was made from his salary as the Chairman of the Konkan Railway from where he...