Indian Railways

Indian Railways longest freight train 'Vasuki' creates new record in SECR zone

Named as 'Vasuki', it covered the distance of 224 km between the railway stations of Bhilai and Korba and took about seven hours.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Mohanlal-starrer ‘Aarattu’ fetches Railways Rs 23.46 lakh revenue

 The two-day shoot of Mohanlal-starrer ‘Aarattu’ at the Palakkad Town station have fetched the Railways a revenue of whooping `23.46 lakh.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Indian Railways refuses to slow down trains in Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Railway authorities have already agreed to keep the speed 35 kmph on an 18 km stretch which has been identified as sensitive by both the forest department and railways between 8 pm to 6 am. 

published on : 17th January 2021

CBI arrests senior railways official in Rs 1-crore bribery case, conducts searches

The agency took Mahender Singh Chauhan, a 1985-batch IRES official, into custody when he was allegedly receiving the bribe to extend favours in granting contracts of projects.

published on : 17th January 2021

Green signal for Ernakulam Junction station renovation

Much to the pleasure of Kochiites, a redevelopment project is now in motion to transform Ernakulam Junction Railway station to match international standards.

published on : 14th January 2021

Railway concession under review, unlikely now 

“Regular trains of Indian Railway have not been restored due to that. Only special trains are being run to ensure essential movement of passengers.

published on : 9th January 2021

Government will continue to work towards strengthening farmers: PM Modi flags off 100th 'Kisan Rail'

PM Modi did not directly refer to the new laws, but he has often asserted that they are in the interests of farmers and accused opposition parties of misleading them.

published on : 28th December 2020

Unreserved trains from Bengaluru Division see good patronage, more pairs proposed

The Division has been among the first few in the country to open up unreserved trains, post stoppage of train operations on March 22.

published on : 24th December 2020

Need to focus on parcel business growth for benefit of small traders, businessmen: Railway Minister

During the last few months, Indian Railways has brought in several initiatives to attract more business towards its parcel services, the statement said.

published on : 22nd December 2020

East Coast Railway becomes first zone to adopt EOTT system in Indian Railways

The field trial for Indian Railways was conducted between Talcher and Paradip section recently when a freight train successfully reached destination with EOTT system in place.

published on : 16th December 2020

Bihar: Danapur railway division runs 21 trains at 130 kmph after infra upgradation

Senior divisional commercial manager  Aadhar Raj said that 21 express trains between the Pundit Deendayal Upadhyay junction and Jhajha on the mainline of Danapur division are being run at 130kmph.

published on : 14th December 2020

Railways to hire 1.4 lakh, exams start on Dec 15

The largest recruitment drive in the country, to fill up 1,40,640 vacancies in the Indian Railways, is set to begin on December 15, with computer-based tests for various categories.

published on : 2nd December 2020

New facilities coming up at Vijayawada railway station

A senior SCR official told TNIE the Vijayawada’s is one of the major stations identified in the country by the Ministry of Railways for upgradation of facilities.

published on : 1st December 2020

Railways revises schedule of six trains from today

Railways has revised the schedules of six trains, including Mangala, Nethravathi and Kerala Express trains, from Monday.

published on : 30th November 2020

Amritsar-bound trains diverted as farmer body refuses to clear track

The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee has refused to budge from its stand till the farm laws issue is resolved.

published on : 24th November 2020
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