Indian Railways

Changes in train timings

 In order to facilitate engineering works between Tikkotti – Vadakara railway stations in Palakkad Division few train services will be delayed.

published on : 25th May 2019

Pakistan threat: RPF asks railway officials not to share defence transportation information over phone

The RPF intelligence wing has issued a high-level alert to top Southern Railway officials, asking them not to share vital information on defence transportation over phones. 

published on : 22nd May 2019

Go figure: Railways made Rs 5,366 crore through your cancelled tickets

While the earnings for Indian railways from cancellation charges was Rs. 1,205.96 crore in 2017-18, it shot up to Rs.1,852.50 crore in 2018-19.

published on : 21st May 2019

Delhi-Allahabad Duronto to be replaced with Humsafar Express 

The Humsafar express that will replace the Duronto will run four days a week instead of the triweekly run of the superfast train.

published on : 14th May 2019

Railway services disrupted for safety works

Due to safety related works in various parts of the  Indian Railways some of the train services were cancelled/ rescheduled.

published on : 13th May 2019

Despair, anger as many miss NEET due to late train

Students tried to reach out to the railway ministry even as they were travelling, but to no avail; state politicians start blame game

published on : 6th May 2019

Dirty toilets: Consumer Forum orders Railways to compensate 68-year-old

He complained that the coach was crowded with unreserved passengers blocking the way to toilet.

published on : 4th May 2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 trains in Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section cancelled till Saturday

140 Mail and Express trains and 83 passenger trains have been cancelled till May 4 afternoon on the Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section (along Odisha coastline) of Kolkata-Chennai route.

published on : 3rd May 2019

‘Semi-high speed train services soon’

According to Rajesh Agrawal, Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board, Indian Railways is soon to enter the era of semihigh speed train services.

published on : 28th April 2019

205 railway projects report cost overrun of Rs 2.21 lakh crore 

The total anticipated cost of these projects is estimated at Rs 3,89,745.97 crore, which indicates overall cost escalation by 131.83 per cent.

published on : 21st April 2019

South Central Railway hospital pays Rs 60 cr/year for patients’ pvt bills

The worrying aspect is that an increasing number of SCR employees are availing this benefit only to be referred to private hospitals, due to the government hospital’s lack of expertise and machinery.

published on : 21st April 2019

LHB coaches for two long route trains

The new coaches will replace conventional coaches. The LHB coaches are designed for an operating speed up to 160 km/h and could go up to 200 km/h.

published on : 12th April 2019

Microsoft to help Indian Railways employees connect with healthcare services

Microsoft had launched Kaizala - a productivity app - designed for the Indian market to enable large group communications and work management.

published on : 4th April 2019

South Central Railway achieves record freight loading in financial year 2018-19

So far this year, the zone’s incremental loading has been 19.47 MTs, the best of the Indian Railways, and also the highest incremental loading the SCR has ever achieved.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Western Railway sets example in recycling, mints Rs 517 crore from selling scrap

The WR chief spokesperson, Ravinder Bhakar, said that this surpasses the previous highest ever of Rs 403 crore earned from the sale of scrap, achieved by Northern Railway in 2011-2012.

published on : 29th March 2019
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