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The punctuality of trains slipped to around 65 per cent in the past three months.
The CPI(M) MP also demanded Road Over Bridges at Islampur, Raiganj and Kaliaganj, all in North Dinajpur district of West Bengal.
He was speaking at an event - 'The Rail Contact 2018', organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said maintenance of tracks will be taken up for about two hours on weekdays and for about six hours on Sundays when the volume of traffic is lower.
The app will also enable issue and renewal of season and platform tickets, check and load R-wallet balance and help maintain user profile management and booking history.
Howrah Division in Bengal is the worst performer as far as trains running on time is concerned, with a punctuality performance of only 34 per cent for the week ended June 3.
Northern Railway and Southern Railway have been asked to surrender 1,500 posts each, the highest among 16 zonal railways.
'Menu on Rail' will display menu to passengers travelling in Mail/Express, including Humsafar Train, Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto, Gatiman Express and Tejas Express.
He acknowledged that there were land acquisition issues in PM Modi’s ambitious bullet train project and the matter was being discussed with farmers in Gujarat and Maharashtra.
RDSO under the Ministry of Railways has proposed modifications in the speed certification procedure for enhancing the speed of trains.
Aiming to increase earnings, Indian Railways will add a saloon to mail/express trains, if booked by passengers for exclusive travel for reaching destination in comfort by paying a little more.
Under fire for its proposal to enforce a three-decade-old rule to penalise passengers for carrying excess baggage, the railways has now shelved the plan.
The service, which offers thirty minutes of free access to the internet, saw users consuming about 350 MB of data per session on an average.
After a drive to catch passengers carting excess baggage, the railways has now decided to go after ticketless travellers from June 8 to June 22, the Railway Board said today.
Indian Railways has tied up with a self-help group that will sell the mangoes at a discounted price.