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Indian Railways contemplating deduction in overtime, travel allowances: ReportThe railway ministry has started to make a move in this regard and a final decision is likely to be taken soon.
Fact Check: Railways to stop train services from December 1? Know the truthA WhatsApp message is going viral on social media which claims that all the trains operated by the Indian Railways will stop running from December 1.
Mumbai Local Train update: Central Railway all set to resume 8 special train services from November 20Indian Railways' Central Railway zone announced that there would be 8 suburban services, 4 each between Nerul and Kharkopar & Belapur and Kharkopar.
Farmers' agitation in Punjab disrupts train services; 9 cancelled, 30 short-terminatedAccording to a circular released by the Indian Railways, 27 festival special trains have been cancelled and 37 have been short-terminated due to the farmers' agitation.
Indian Railways to build world's largest railway platform at Hubli, check detailsThe construction is likely to be completed by 2021.
Rajasthan: Railways cancels 3 trains, diverts 29 others due to Gurjar agitationAccording to ministry officials, Kota-Hazrat Nizamuddin, Dehradun-Kota and Hazrat Nizamuddin-Kota trains have been cancelled.
Indian Railways to run 610 more local trains in Mumbai from Nov 1The Railways has been operating 1,410 services on Mumbai's suburban network, of which 706 are run on the Central line and 704 on Western Railway.
Maharashtra government asks Indian Railways to restore Mumbai's lifelineOver seven months since the Covid-19 lockdown, the Maharashtra government has written to the Indian Railways, seeking permission to allow local train services for everyone with seperate time slots.
Indian Railways running 3 more festival special trains including ShatabdiWestern Railways has issued a press release and said that Mumbai Central - Ahmedabad Special Shatabdi Express will run from Thursday till further notice. Similarly festival special trains between Bhuj..
Indian Railways to run 23 Puja Special trains for various destinationsIndian Railways has decided to run 23 Special trains for various destinations to cater to the growing demand during the ensuing Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali and Chhatt Puja holidays.
Railways allows women to travel in Mumbai locals from today; WR adds 4 'ladies special' trainsThe Indian Railways has finally allowed the women commuters to travel by suburban Mumbai local trains during certain times from Wednesday, October 21 between 11 am to 3 pm and after 7 pm till the last..
Kalka-Shimla toy train 'Himalayan Queen' back on tracksFinally some good news for tourists who want to visit the beautiful city of Shimla situated in the foothills of Himachal Pradesh. Indian Railways have announced that Kalka Shimla toy train will resume..
Railways to run 392 festival special trains from today; check full listThe Indian Railways is all set to operate 392 festival special trains from October 20 till November 30 to deliver on the rising demand in view of the upcoming festive season.
Indian Railways reviews security, enforcement of COVID-19 protocol as footfalls soar ahead of festival seasonThe Indian Railways said it was felt that offenders involved in human trafficking may try to indulge in the trafficking of women and children taking advantage of the festive season rush as they are..
No sleeper coaches in trains? Read to know Indian Railways' clarificationAccording to VK Yadav, Railways is working on a plan to increase the speed of trains in its current network, adding that the work of upgrading the track to achieve 160 km/hr speed has started.
Sleeper coaches won't be removed, reduced: Railway BoardAs the Indian Railways has stated that non AC sleeper coaches would be replaced by AC coaches from such trains which will be running at 130/160 kilometer per hour, Chairman and CEO, Railway Board has..
Follow COVID-safety norms, else pay hefty fines on festival special trainsWith several special trains announced by the Indian Railways ahead of the festive season, the Railway Protection Force has issued guidelines for travellers which includes several dos and don'ts.
Indian Railways upgradation plan: AC coaches to replace general and sleeper coaches in high-speed trainsAlthough some trains are running at a speed of 130 kmph, the intention of the Railways is to increase the numbers and run mail and express trains across the country at high speeds.
Railways restore system to issue second reservation chart 30 minutes before departure; check detailsThe Indian Railways on Tuesday decided to restore the earlier system of preparation of second reservation charts 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of trains.
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Good news for railway passengers! India Railways to run 200 more trains during festive season, book ticket on IRCTCIndian Railways: For the convenience of passengers, Indian Railways is preparing to run 200 more trains during the festive season.
Inauguration of 43 BRO bridges by Rajnath Singh postponed in view of MoS Suresh Angadi's demiseDefence Minister Rajnath Singh was scheduled to inaugurate the 43 BRO bridges across seven states and Union Territories on Thursday, but the Defence Ministry postponed the event in view of the death of..
Railway to charge ‘user fee’ at busy stations, tickets may cost moreThe Indian Railways will soon start levying a “token user fee” from passengers taking trains from busy stations, which will result in marginal increase in the total fare. The user fee, which will..
Soon, train fares to include 'user charge' at redeveloped, high footfall stationsThe Indian Railways will soon start levying 'user fees' as part of train fares for the stations that have been redeveloped and those with high footfall in order to generate revenue to provide better..
Indian Railways to commence computer-based test for 1.40 lakh posts from DecemberRRB had received over 2.40 crore applications for these posts.
Indian Railways to run 20 pairs of special trains in Bihar for JEE, NEET and NDA candidatesThe Indian Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of special trains from September 2 to 15 for the convenience of the candidates appearing for NEET, JEE, and NDA examinations in Bihar.
NEET, JEE 2020: Railways allows students to travel by special suburban train services in MumbaiUnion Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that Indian Railways has allowed candidates appearing for NEET, JEE Main exams 2020 to travel by special suburban train services in Mumbai.
Indian Railways to reduce carbon emission to zero by 2030, says Union Minister Piyush GoyalEarlier, Goyal had set a target of 100% electrification of train networks by 2023.
Indian Railways: Bidding process extended in Private Player Train project by one monthAt least 23 private companies participated in the second and final pre-bid meeting and expressed interest in the private player train project.
Indian Railways generates more than 6 lakh mandays of work under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar AbhiyanNearly two months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan, the Indian Railways has engaged a total of 12,276 workers under this scheme till August 21. It also generated..
Indian Railways invites fresh tender for 44 sets of 'Vande Bharat' trainsThe earlier tender process had to be cancelled as it was found that while evaluating the technical bids some details of the financial offers were mentioned.
EXCLUSIVE: Indian Railways may soon adopt a 'Pizza Delivery' model for freight supplyAccording to sources, Indian Railways will provide a time-bound delivery of the material/commodity and if there is a delay, Railway will pay compensation.
Indian Railways to run Ganpati Special trains between Gujarat, MaharashtraPassengers may book their tickets at Passenger Reservation System (PRS) Counters and IRCTC website.
23 companies attend Railways' meet for running private trainsThe Indian Railways said that the private partners for undertaking the project will be selected through a two-stage competitive bidding process.
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Centre's E-Marketplace to act as bridge between government, supplier: Union Minister Piyush GoyalSpeaking at National Public Procurement Policy platform organized by industry body CII, the minister informed that Indian Railways will completely move on to GeM portal in next 8-10 months.
IRCTC special trains: Ticket booking, cancellation and refund rules explainedIndian Railways resumed operation of passenger trains partially, from June 1, which was halted in March when the Prime Minister announced a nationwide lockdown. If you booked a ticket but are planning..
India to get seven new routes for high-speed bullet trains as NHAI prepares to acquire more landIndian Railways and NHAI will begin the process of acquiring additional land for running bullet trains on seven new routes.
Indian Railways' private train project gets positive response, 16 companies take part in first pre-bid meetingAs many as 16 companies, ranging from three PSUs of the central government to an Australian firm, had attended the meeting and showed keen interest in the Indian Railways' private train project.
EXCLUSIVE: Railways holds first pre-bid meeting for private-player operated train projectThis is part of Railways' plan to invite private players to run passenger trains on 109 important routes of the Indian Railways.
Plasma air purifiers, hands-free devices in post-Covid rail coachesProvision for plasma air purification, hands-free amenities such as foot-operated soap dispensers and handrails coated with anti-microbial copper are among the features planned to be introduced in..
Indian Railways creates 'post-Covid coach' to ensure safer journey
Indian Railways aims net zero carbon emission by 2030Indian Railways said it has taken a number of major initiatives towards mitigation of global warming and combating climate change.
Parcel train takes chillies to Bangladesh, creates historyIn a first, the Indian Railways operated a special parcel train beyond borders to Bangladesh on Friday. The train carried bulk dry chillies from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. The Guntur Zone of South..
PM Modi has approved 100 per cent electrification of Indian railways: Piyush Goyal"Prime Minister has approved a program for 100 per cent electrification of Indian Railways. We'll be the largest railways in world to be 100 per cent electrified with 120,000 track km across India,"..
Sonia, Rahul myopic on private investment in Railways, Congress directionless: Piyush GoyalUnion Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday condemned the "myopic thinking" of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi for their criticism of initiative by Railways towards private..
Railways seeks to make private players' journey smootherThe Indian Railways won't run any scheduled train on the same route from originating stations within 60 minutes of the scheduled departure of any train to be operated by private players. This..
In a first, Indian Railways achieve 100% punctuality; all 201 trains reach on right timeEvery train reached the destination at the right time on July 1.
Indian Railways to upgrade speed of trains at 130 km/hr on two long routesSpeaking on the issue, Member (Signal & Telecom), Railway Board Pradeep Kumar said, "The Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes are almost ready for fitness and signalling consideration. The trains on..