Eastern Railway

Man, who 'died' in 2010 Jnaneswari derailment in Bengal, found alive

Several bogies of the Howrah-Mumbai Jnaneswari Express got derailed at Sardiha in Jhargram, while a goods train coming from the opposite side ramming into it.

published on : 20th June 2021

Eastern Railway suspends 25 trains between May 24-29 in view of Cyclone Yaas

Meanwhile, on Sunday PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of the States and Central Ministries/Agencies which will be dealing with the disaster.

published on : 24th May 2021

Uttar Pradesh and Odisha top beneficiaries of Rourkela Steel Plant's oxygen; Delhi trails behind

On Thursday, Delhi dy CM Manish Sisodia wrote a letter to the Centre seeking further increase in Delhi's allocation of medical oxygen from the present 490 tonne per day to 976 tonne.

published on : 1st May 2021

Suburban train services hit in Bengal after 90 drivers, guards test COVID-19 positive

No decision has been taken on cancellation of trains in the Howrah section, an official said.

published on : 20th April 2021

Kolkata fire: Amid political slugfest, victims' families numb with grief

Preliminary findings suggested that the blaze was caused by an electrical short-circuit on the 13th floor of the New Koilaghat Building, owned by Eastern Railway (ER).

published on : 10th March 2021

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar calls for tech overhaul of Kolkata's fire services

Dhankar felt that there is a need for modernisation of fire and municipal services in Kolkata, which is a major city in the country and the world.

published on : 9th March 2021

Fully cooperated in firefighting operations at Kolkata building: Railways rebuts Mamata

Senior officials, including the Eastern Railway general manager, were present during the firefighting operation at the building on Monday evening, a railway spokesperson said.

published on : 9th March 2021

2 elephants run over by train in Odisha, railways and forest officials play blame game

Forest officials blamed the loco pilot and said that though railways was intimated about the movement of an elephant herd, the train was running at a high speed when it hit the elephants.

published on : 4th February 2021

IRCTC to resume cooked food supply to passengers in trains soon: Eastern Railway

The e-catering services will be restarted soon at Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata, Durgapur, Asansol, Malda and Bhagalpur stations under the jurisdiction of the ER.

published on : 17th January 2021

South Eastern Railway hints at four-lane project completion

Facing pressure from local leadership, the South Eastern Railway has finally hinted at completion of the stalled four-lane project.

published on : 11th January 2021

Train wagons derail after rolling 22 km in reverse

The route is mostly used for transportation of iron ore. The goods train enroute to Rourkela was stationed at Barsuan railway yard.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Eastern Railway to resume non-suburban passenger train services from December 2

Non-suburban passenger train services were stopped in the last week of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 28th November 2020

Bengal government writes to Eastern Railway on resumption of district train services

The West Bengal government has sought a meeting with the ER authorities on the issue, sources said.

published on : 22nd November 2020