Indian Railway

Indian Railways: Station masters to go on mass leave on May 31

This is part of an all-India protest called by the All India Station Masters Association (AISMA).

published on : 25th May 2022

Senior citizens distraught over Railways' decision to permanently remove train fare concession

Senior citizens have enjoyed this privilege for decades with men (60 years and above) given a 40% discount on the train ticket and women (58 years and above) given 50% on it. 

published on : 24th May 2022

Railway staff in TN should learn Tamil: Ashwini Vaishnaw

This will ensure smooth operation of trains, says Vaishnaw, inspects railway infra works

published on : 21st May 2022

Senior citizens train fare concession won’t be back: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The concession for senior citizens cannot be resumed as the Railways is already operating at a subsidised rate.

published on : 20th May 2022

India goes 'Atmanirbhar' route for wheels of Vande Bharat trains: Sources

According to them, the move is aimed at ensuring that 2.5 lakh wheels for the 400 Vande Bharat Express trains, to be produced over the next three years, are not delayed.

published on : 17th May 2022

IRCTC to run Swadesh Darshan train

These packages include budget non-AC hotel accommodation with twin or triple sharing basis, pure vegetarian meals, and sightseeing.

published on : 7th May 2022

Ukraine fallout: Railways to manufacture Vande Bharat wheels in Bengaluru to offset supply crisis

The first batch of 128 wheels, out of a cumulative order for 36,000 at a cost of USD 16 million, have been transported from Ukraine to its neighbouring Romania by road and are currently stuck there.

published on : 6th May 2022

Over 50,000 'Karma Yogis' to assist railway passengers in stations

“The Indian Railways is working on a plan to prepare a pool of 1 lakh of well-trained Karma Yogis to assist passengers with due hospitality and humility”, Railways ADG said.

published on : 6th May 2022

Indian Railways to run 65 special trains to facilitate movement of RRB-NTPC candidates to and from exam centres

Most of the trains will run on May 8 to help the students reach their exam centres in the morning and then ferry them home after their exams are over.

published on : 5th May 2022

Power crisis: Indian Railways cancels 42 passenger trains; some to be restored soon

While 26 mail/express trains have been affected, 16 passenger specials or MEMUs have been affected due to the focus on coal movement.

published on : 5th May 2022

Indian Railways to build platform facilities for runaway kids

These children have been handed over to their parents after counseling. Most of these children fled their homes over petty issues.

published on : 5th May 2022

Power crisis: Indian Railways deploys 86 per cent of its open wagons for coal transportation

Data shows the Railways has around 3,82,562 wagons, out of which 1,31,403 are open wagons and 3,636 of whom are in need of repair as of May 2.

published on : 4th May 2022

IRCTC launches Araku, Tirumala tour packages

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) on Monday launched two rail-cum-road tour packages from Visakahapatnam. 

published on : 3rd May 2022

Indian Railways spent more than Rs 150 crore to repair wagons, augment coal movement: Data

The Indian Railways has so far cancelled around 40 trains for ferrying coal rakes in the wake of a power crisis in various parts of the country.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Amid power woes, over 650 train trips cancelled by railways to facilitate transport of coal

Indian Railways on Friday stated that the movement of coal trains has been prioritised and is being monitored from the loading sites to unloading points ensuring faster delivery

published on : 29th April 2022
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