Indian Railways

East Coast Railway commissions waste to energy plant in Bhubaneswar

ECoR officials said a large amount of non-ferrous scrap generated daily from the Mancheswar workshop was being sent to landfill in the absence of a proper disposal method.

published on : 24th January 2020

Western Railway trains in Mumbai delayed due to technical snag

The Western Railway provides suburban connectivity to areas such as Vasai, Virar, Palghar and Dahanu.

published on : 22nd January 2020

After outrage, IRCTC to reinstate Kerala food items as per 'local taste and regional preferences'

Hibi Eden, MP, had written a letter to the Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal and also telephoned MP Mall, the chairman and managing director of IRCTC, to express the protest of Kerala.

published on : 21st January 2020

Solar power unit comes up at Vijayawada railway station  

Vijayawada railway station is the recipient of ISO 14001: 2015 certification and it has secured the seventh rank in the third-party audit conducted on the cleanliness of railway stations. 

published on : 21st January 2020

24 passengers injured as Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derails near Cuttack

Railway sources said five coaches of the super-fast express derailed and three coaches displaced from the track after hitting a stationary goods train between Salagaon and Nergundi due to dense fog.

published on : 16th January 2020

No more free rides: Railway sleuths to police Kerala cops travelling without tickets

The TTEs have been directed to check tickets of all policemen travelling in trains.

published on : 5th January 2020

NITI Aayog moots Rs 22,500-crore plan for private trains on 100 routes

According to the plan, the private operator will have the right to collect market-linked fares and will be provided flexibility of class composition and halts.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Indian Railway launches integrated helpline number 139

As the new helpline will take over all the existing helpline numbers (except 182), it will be easy for the passengers to remember the number and connect with Railways for all their needs during travel

published on : 3rd January 2020

Pay a tad more from today to go by rail

The fare hike will make the problem of attracting passengers that much more difficult for the Railways, which is already facing serious challenge from budget air carriers. 

published on : 1st January 2020

New year, new fares: Train journeys get costlier

The Ministry of Railways has hiked the per km base fare of in various trains from Wednesday.

published on : 1st January 2020

IRCTC to launch Tejas train from Ahmedabad to Mumbai on January 17

The train, which is already functional on the Delhi-Lucknow route, will start its commercial run on January 19.

published on : 28th December 2019

Zero passenger deaths in current year: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Eartlier, the Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking to maintain the highest standards of safety and security measures at all railways stations across the country.

published on : 25th December 2019

Mobile satellite terminals to improve railways punctuality

The trains hauled by RTIS enabled locomotives gets tracked and plotted automatically in the COA at Central Control office.

published on : 17th December 2019

Green laws must for railway stations: NGT

The NGT had earlier directed the Railways to identify and develop at least 36 stations as 'eco-smart stations' and to submit an action plan for maintaining cleanliness on platforms and tracks.

published on : 15th December 2019

Railway to now provide train timings through ISRO to passengers

The 'Real-time Train Information System' has been installed on 172 locomotives of mail and express trains including the Rajdhani and other premier trains.

published on : 5th December 2019
1 2 3 4 5 >