Revenue from rail freight traffic is increasingly bearing the burden of the cost of passenger traffic. In a high fixed cost industry like the railways this amplifies the impact of a downturn in freight movement on overall revenue. But will the constitution of a Rail Tariff Authority help the Railway Board implement tariff revisions that will bring some order to the finances of the railways?

Coal India Ltd has slipped to production levels of last year raising concerns about its ability to push its output by 9 per cent after two years of flat production.

The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor is one of the largest urban infrastructure development projects of recent times. Here we take an in-depth look at the plan that promises to change the face of India’s urban landscape

Multi-pronged initiatives are envisaged for the India: Hydrocarbon Vision-2025 with principal objectives to: ensure oil security, improve customer service, develop a competitive industry, enhance quality of life, and assure energy security.

As cities are growing in terms of population and physical size, their contributions to national GDP are also increasing due to increased economic activities in urban areas. Now in many countries the contribution of cities to national GDP is 80 percent or more of the total GDP.

The mobility projections in this Transport Outlook indicate that global passenger transport volumes in 2050 could be up to 2.5 times as large as in 2010, and freight volumes could grow by a factor of four. Emissions of CO2 grow more slowly because of increasing energy efficiency, but may nevertheless more than double.

NEW DELHI, 31 JAN: The CBI has registered two cases against unknown officials and private companies for allegedly causing a loss of over Rs 1,000 crore to the government exchequer by making false d

Going ahead with its ambitious high-speed train proposal, Railways have joined hands with Japan to begin the ground work to reduce travel time by half on the Delhi-Mumbai corridor.

A high-level committee on rail modernisation chaired by Sam Pitroda, advisor to the prime minister, has recommended that the Railways hike passenger fares one time by 25 per cent and index all fare

Road Transport is vital to the economic development and social integration of the country. Easy accessibility, flexibility of operations, door-to-door service and reliability have earned road transport an increasingly higher share of both passenger and freight traffic vis-à-vis other transport modes.