External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal flagged off 10 diesel locomotives on July 27. The locomotives were handed over by the Indian Railways to Bangladesh Railways through video conferencing. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, "These locomotives will be useful in handling the growing train operations between India and Bangladesh. To suit the Bangladesh railways environment and ensure the usability of these locomotives, they have been modified to suit your conditions. India and Bangladesh have come a long way in the last few years."
The Indian Railways held its first all-women RPF sub-inspector cadets passing-out parade on July 17. All the women cadets showed their parade with great enthusiasm and spirit. Director General, Railway Protection Force, Arun Kumar, was the chief guest at the event. Medals and certificates were presented to the cadets for their outstanding performance.
Hundreds of passengers were seen queuing outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station to board special trains for their native places. Ministry of Railway partially restored the train services..