Railway and Coal news. Doubling of Railway line & electrification in UP, MP, Bihar and Odisha to generate direct employment and ease commuting. Application requirements eased for Railway's mega-recruitment plan. Centre opens up commercial coal mining for private firms. PM flags off Palace Queen Humsafar Express and dedicates fully electrified railway line in Karnataka. Government initiatives to speed up building new rail infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh; making Railways a key driver of the State's growth & development.