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Railways sets in motion project to speed up trains running in Kerala

The speed-enhancement works involve a comprehensive upgradation of all the infrastructure, including track renewal, strengthening of bridges etc.

published on : 31st January 2023
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Indian Railways to spruce up 90 stations in south under Amrit Bharat Scheme

The scheme will enhance the facilities beyond the minimum essential amenities and aims to setting up roof plazas and city centres at the station in the long run.

published on : 30th January 2023
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Railways and India Post launch joint parcel service

The first consignment under the Joint Parcel Product, an initiative by Railways and India Post, was despatched from Coimbatore railway station to Chennai on Wednesday.

published on : 26th January 2023
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Budget 2023-24: A 20-25 percent increase in allocation expected for railways

 Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the annual budget announcing budget allocation for the railway for 2023-24 on February 1 in Parliament.

published on : 23rd January 2023
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Make Golden Chariot viable, Bommai writes to Railways

The chief minister, tourism department and IRCTC had written to the Railways around five months ago, just before the Golden Chariot made its trip in November 2022.

published on : 6th January 2023
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Woman held for duping job aspirant of  Rs 11 lakh in  Berhampur, Odisha

Police said the accused, JMS Prava (28) of Jagatsinghpur district who stays in Berhampur, had promised one Hitesh Patra of Sorada a Group C job if  he pays her Rs 11 lakh.

published on : 5th January 2023
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Indian Railways to replace diesel trains with hydrogen on heritage routes by Dec 2023

The minister further said that the railway is working on being more sustainable and green without losing its grandeur in services.

published on : 4th January 2023
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RPF personnel help 123 women deliver babies in trains in 2022

An official data said that a total of 185 pregnant women passengers were assisted by the RPF women cops in safe delivery of their babies during journey when they went into labour pain.

published on : 2nd January 2023
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Railways turns SMART, rolls out ultra-tech new coaches

A senior railway official said that the Passenger Information and Coach computing Unit is akin to an industrial grade computer with GSM network.

published on : 30th December 2022
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Railways re-developing 36 stations in Odisha: Union Minister

Says railway allocation for state has been enhanced by almost 10 times

published on : 30th December 2022
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On track: From railway station makeover to launch of Vande Bharat Express

Then came an era of modernisation: stations were refurbished, new trains and technology were introduced, and after sustained efforts, Vande Bharat trains were rolled out.

published on : 29th December 2022
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Bhubaneswar railway station revamp to be reality soon

Three union ministers to lay the foundation for the multimodal hub today. As part of the redevelopment work, the station will have an iconic building of global standards.

published on : 29th December 2022
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Over 6000 complaints received against catering services in Rajdhani trains in last 3 years

The minister also said that supervisors of IRCTC have been deployed in Rajdhani Express trains to ensure the quality of meals and food materials.

published on : 27th December 2022
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How ease of travel can become a reality in India

While aviation and railways are doing their bit for Mission Ease of Travel, it is for the states to come forward to make this mission a day-to-day experience for citizens.

published on : 21st December 2022
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312 track maintenance Railways staff died on duty in last four years

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday in a written reply said that ex-gratia compensations were paid to the families of Railway track maintenance staff who lost their lives.

published on : 18th December 2022
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Hydrogen-powered trains to go on track by 2023 end: Union Railway Minister

In reply to a specific query, the Railway Minister said that there would not be any requirement to have additional separate tracks to run the Hyperogen-powered trains.

published on : 18th December 2022
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Railways bags nine awards for conservation of energy

The Kacheguda station bagged the first and the Guntakal Railway Station bagged the second award for adopting the best practices for energy conservation.

published on : 16th December 2022
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Subsidy, other expenses of railways too high, says Vaishnaw, hints concessions to senior citizens not now

The minister said the railways had given Rs 59,000 crore subsidy for passenger services, which is a big amount and larger than the annual budget of some states.

published on : 14th December 2022
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More than 3.15 lakh posts vacant in Railways, says minister

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge shared all this in the Upper House of Parliament on Friday. 

published on : 11th December 2022
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Indian Railways steps up measures to achieve net zero carbon emission by 2030

The railways said it will also progressively procure renewable energy to reduce energy consumption through conventional sources.

published on : 7th December 2022
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