East Central Railway

Two fire breakouts in less than two days in railway coaches at Bihar's Darbhanga

While a passenger coach of the Darbhanga-Ahmadabad Express train was gutted on Saturday, coaches of Darbhanga-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Express was gutted in a fire at the same yard on Wednesday.

published on : 7th September 2019

RPF busts inter-state child-trafficking gang, arrests four in Dhanbad

A 25-year-old child lifter-cum-seller, identified as Anju Giri from Telangana's Timmapur district was caught red-handed by co-passengers while he was lifting a baby of a woman passenger.

published on : 3rd September 2019

ECR rounds up 16 touts for e-ticket fraud across Bihar, Jharkhand and UP

A total of 2350 e-tickets booked via fake user IDs valued at Rs 44.83 lakh were seized from the touts.

published on : 28th August 2019

Waters reach danger mark in Bihar, train services hit

Excess rainfall in Nepal and the swollen rivers flowing from the neighbouring country into  north Bihar have only aggravated the flood situation in the eastern state.

published on : 29th July 2019

RPF arrests 801 for selling unauthorised water bottles in countrywide 'Operation Thirst' 

The Operation Thirst was launched across the Indian Railway (IR) following the direction of director general of Railway Protection Force, A Kumar given to all the chief security commissioners.

published on : 10th July 2019

Runaway kids in Bihar have Railway Protection Force in knots

East Central Railway (ECR) has recovered 2,821 children from different railway divisions of the zone in the last seven years. Investigations reveal most kids run away over trivial matters.

published on : 9th July 2019

In a first for Indian Railways, eight trains from Bihar to have 'Entertainment-on-Demand' facility soon

The facility will allow the passengers onboard to watch videos and listen to audio of their choice from a large digital library to kill boredom during the journey.

published on : 2nd July 2019

Patna Junction to have 24×7 chemist shops soon

The Patna junction is one of the A1 category railway stations of ECR under the Danapur division with highest footfalls of passengers.

published on : 29th June 2019

Railway Protection Force arrest 16 touts for booking fake tickets

Operation Thunder is one of the biggest drive launched by the ECR in the recent past to check ticket touting during the peak summer.

published on : 14th June 2019

East Central Railways upgrading nearly 52 railway stations to 'eco-friendly' status

ECR spokesperson Rajesh Kumar said that a whopping sum of Rs 49 crore was spent in 2018-19 on a slew of eco-friendly initiatives undertaken across the zone.

published on : 5th June 2019

ECR in Bihar awards 135 members of engineering wing for extraordinary works on safety

The awardees had completed a slew of engineering projects within stipulated time frame.

published on : 31st May 2019

Railways creates history, runs 2-km long 'Anaconda' freight train with 177 wagons

'Anaconda on Rails' connected three freight trains, the locomotives of which were run by a diesel crew, a loco pilot and an assistant loco pilot.

published on : 28th May 2019

Patna: Fire in East Central Railway's commercial section, computers and documents burnt

Sources said that computers, damaged in the fire,had many data and details of claim cases of railway.

published on : 18th May 2019

Bihar: Second case of child trafficking busted, 5 rescued, one held

Acting on a tip-off, a team of RPF  first apprehended a child-trafficker identified as Munna Kumar (30), from the state's one of the remotest districts-Supual.

published on : 11th May 2019

Bihar police nab fake ticket examiners collecting 'fines' from passengers 

During the summer, fake TTEs, sporting black coats with matching ties and possessing fake railway identity cards without name badges, become active in many long-distance mail and express trains.

published on : 10th May 2019
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