The Ministry of Railways in India is in charge of the Indian Railways, an organisation that operates as a monopoly in rail transport in India. Dinesh Trivedi is the current minister responsible for railways.
Notable people who have served as Minister of Railways
There is one Union minister of Railways, and two Ministers of State for Railways. The Railway Board, which is the apex body of the Indian Railways reports in to the ministry of railways. The Railway Board comprises one Chairman, and several "members of the Railway Board." A number of directorates report to the Railway Board.