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145 Shramik Special trains planned for Maharashta, state gave info on only 41 trains so far: RlysAs the feud between the Maharashtra government and the Railways refuses to die down, the national transporter on Tuesday accused the state of not providing information about passengers as a result of..
Railways successfully operated 3,000 Shramik special trains to send migrants home: Piyush Goyal"I am very happy to say that the Railways has successfully operated more than 3,000 Shramik special trains and transported migrant workers from different parts of the country to their home states,"..
2,818 Shramik Special trains have ferried around 37 lakh migrants since May 1: RailwaysThe Railways has ferried around 37 lakh migrant workers on board 2,818 'Shramik Special' trains since May 1, according to official data.While 565 trains are currently in transit, 2,253 have arrived at..
Railways ferries 31 lakh migrants on board 2,317 Shramik Special trains since May 1The Railways has ferried over 31 lakh migrant workers on board 2,317 Shramik Special trains since May 1, almost seven lakh more than the initial projection of 24 lakh, according to official data...
Railways warns touts of strict action for selling tickers illegallyRailways has asked people not to fall victim to such touts as touting is illegal and buying tickets from touts is prohibited.
Trains to run from June 1 to have to have AC, non-AC coaches; booking from tomorrow: RailwaysThe Railways on Wednesday issued a list of 100 pairs of trains that it will operate from June 1, putting in operation popular trains such as Durontos, Sampark Krantis, Jan Shatabdis and Poorva Express...
932 'Shramik Special' trains operated so far, over 11 lakh migrants ferried homeThe Railways has operated 932 Shramik Special trains since May 1, ferrying home 11 lakh migrant workers who were stranded in various parts of the country due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown,..
Over 10 lakh migrants ferried home in 800 'Shramik Special' trains: RailwaysAs on May 14, 2020, a total of 800 "Shramik Special" trains have been operationalised from various states across the country, the Railways said.
Now, around 1,700 passengers, three stoppages for 'Shramik Special' trainsIn a bid to ferry more migrants, the Railways on Monday decided to carry around 1,700 passengers on board its 'Shramik Special' trains instead of the current 1,200. According to an order issued, the..
'Murder': Aurangabad MP demands FIR against PMO, Railways over death of 16 migrantsAIMIM MP Imtiaz Jaleel demanded that criminal cases be filed against the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the Railway Ministry and the Maharashtra government for "ignoring the plight of thousands of..
Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre for charging train fare from migrant labourersCiting a media report, Rahul Gandhi said that the Railways is charging migrants for rail tickets at the same time donating money in the PM-CARES Fund.
Sonia Gandhi says Congress state units will foot bill for migrants workers returning homeThe Congress president said every Pradesh Congress Committee will bear the cost for rail travel of every needy worker and migrant labourer. “This will be INC’s humble contribution in service of our..
Railways discussing options to transport migrants by trains; final call with MHARailways has been actively discussing several options to transport stranded migrants including workers, students and tourists, though home ministry on Thursday maintained that the present guidelines..
India's lifeline: Railways delivers 6.75 lakh wagons of goods in 17 days of lockdownRailways has transported approx. 6.75 lakh wagons of commodities including about 4.50 lakh wagons of essential commodities like food grains, salt, sugar, edible oil, coal and petroleum products since..
Railways issues 'restoration plan' to zones, asks to prepare for resumption of services from April 15Railways has begun preparing to resume all its services from April 15 after a 21-day suspension of its passenger trains in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Trains, however, will begin operations..
Railways relaxes breathalyser-test norms for freight train crewRailways has relaxed the norms of breathalyser test for its crew members running freight trains during the nationwide lockdown period following demands by workers' unions who cited possible spread of..
Private players to get free hand in fixing fares: Rail board chiefRailways won’t fix a ceiling on fares for trains which will be operated by private players. They will get a free hand to determine the fare according to the market condition on the lines of air..
Train rides to be costlier as Railways hikes passenger fare effective from todayThe Railways hope to add Rs 2300 crore to its revenue in a year via the hike.
Frequency of trains significantly increased in Kashmir: Railways
Railways provisionally selects 50 routes for private operatorsThe Railways on Friday provisionally selected 50 key routes on which trains by private operators can be run and asked its zones to examine the feasibility of the routes. The decision was taken in a..
Maharashtra: Railways, state power firm tussle over unpaid duesThe issue is over cross-subsidy surcharge (CSS) that the Railways need to pay the state government, which according to sources is close to Rs 500 crore.
Train cancellations for Konkan hikes private buses demandGood Business: As landslides take toll on Railways, there's money to make for bus operators
Railways issues clarification on job cuts report, says letters to officials meant for routine performance reviewThe official's statement comes after some media reports stated that the Indian Railways are taking steps towards compulsorily retiring a sizeable number of Railway employees.
Two held for cheating SBI, Railway job aspirants in TelanganaThe duo cheated many job seekers under the pretext of securing jobs in SBI and Railways
Mumbai: Unions protest over shutdown of printing presses, allege Railways of promoting privatisationThe Indian Railways are presently operating printing presses at Byculla on Central Railway, Howrah in Eastern Railway, Shakurbasti (Delhi) in Northern Railway, Royapuram (Chennai) and Secunderabad in..
No question of privatisation of Railways, some units will be corporatised: Piyush GoyalRejecting the opposition's allegation that the government is working to privatise the national transporter, railway minister Piyush Goyal Friday asserted there is "no question" of privatisation, but..
Railway rejects Sonia Gandhi's charges on Rae Bareli coach factory, says corporatisation is not privatisationA railway official has rejected Sonia Gandhi's charges on Rae Bareli Modern Coach Factory and said that corporatisation is not privatisation.
DNA EXCLUSIVE: Railway staff down in dumps over land transfer for Dharavi upgradeThe railwaymen are a worried lot. They fear their social status is at stake if slum dwellers become their next door neighbours once land on railway residential colonies at Bandra (E and W), Mahim and..
Free WiFi at 6,485 railway stations in 100 daysRailways claims that its RailWire services will be rolled out to provide free internet connectivity across nation
Mumbai: Railways asks civic bodies to raze slums near tracksAuthorities feel heavy rains can cause illegal structures to collapse on railway tracks
Railways withdraws proposal to offer massage to passengersThe Railways on Saturday dropped its plan to offer massage services to passengers on board, days after a BJP MP wrote to Union minister Piyush Goyal raising objections against the proposal.
Indore BJP MP opposes Railways' massage plan, dubs it 'standardless'Days after the Railways announced that massage services will be made available to passengers on board running trains, BJP MP from Indore, Shankar Lalwani, has questioned the move, terming it as..
'Standardless, against Indian culture': Indore BJP MP fumes over Railways' plan to offer massage service on trainsA railway official had said on June 8 that the transporter was readying to begin the facility in the next couple of weeks in 39 trains departing from Indore.
Mumbai: Railways to test AC locals with low-slung gears in rainLocomotives will be sent to Delhi, Chennai if it fails to sustain city's monsoon
Mumbai: Railways to guard tracks from litterbugsCivic body to install garbage bins outside these slums and levy fines on miscreants
MP Rahul Shewale aims for 'smart' Mumbai South CentralThe second-term MP, who defeated Eknath Gaikwad of the Congress, claims he will work on boosting the leather industry in Dharavi and add capacity on the overburdened suburban Railway network