Indian railways

No plan to stop train services, numbers will be increased on demand: Railway board chairman on Covid surge

The Railway Board chairman also ruled out the need for a COVID-negative certificate to travel by train.

published on : 9th April 2021

Arch of world’s highest railway bridge completed over river Chenab in J&K

The 5.6-metre last piece of metal was fitted at the highest point and joined the two arms of the arch that currently stretch towards each other from both the banks. 

published on : 6th April 2021

East Coast Railway tops in freight loading in 2020-21

The zone also broke the previous record of highest freight loading of 202.56 million tonne achieved by erstwhile undivided South Eastern Railway in 2002-03.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Railway services to pre-COVID levels likely over next 2 months; currently 66 per cent trains operating

All regular passenger services of the Railways remain suspended since the lockdown was announced in March last year.

published on : 1st April 2021

Privatisation of railway services, infra to benefit corporates; make it sick like Air India: Opposition

After Tejas Express, Niti Aayog has suggested running private trains and developing railway stations which was not fair, he said.

published on : 17th March 2021

Tirupati railway yard to decongest train ops

This work has been taken up to decongest the train movement at Tirupati station and to enhance safety. 

published on : 15th March 2021

India's first AC railway terminal to be functional soon: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

According to railway officials, the new coach terminal was planned at Baiyappanahalli in the city to meet the demand to introduce more express trains connecting Bengaluru.

published on : 13th March 2021

Railways ensures 100% compliance of payment of minimum wages to contract workers through Shramik Kalyan Portal

Indian Railway Shramik Kalyan e-application has been developed and launched on October 1 2018.

published on : 11th March 2021

Rail Coach Factory starts production of new AC three-tier economy coaches

The production began after successful oscillation trials of the coach conducted on the Nagda-Kota-Sawai Madhopur section at a speed of 180 kmph, RCF General Manager Ravinder Gupta said.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Indian Railways makes strides in freight loading

Also, the average speed of freight trains in the month of February, 2021, has increased to 46.09 kmph.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Slightly high fare of short distance trains to discourage unnecessary travel: Railways

Since the coronavirus-triggered lockdown was eased, the railways is running only special trains.

published on : 24th February 2021

Fully electrified rail network in TN in 30 months: Piyush Goyal

In addition, escalators have been commissioned at six stations – Egmore, Mambalam, Tambaram, Tiruvallur, Erode and Thanjavur – at Rs 16.61 crore.

published on : 23rd February 2021

50-year-old man held for stealing bags from trains

Police recovered property worth Rs 4.50 lakh from him. Jagroop Singh, a resident of Ludhiana in Punjab, travelled in reserved compartments.

published on : 21st February 2021

Railways to roll out Tejas sleeper coaches; 500 to be manufactured in FY 21-22

The railways will roll out Tejas sleeper type trains from February 15 with the introduction of the Agartala Rajdhani Special train.

published on : 13th February 2021

HD cams to scale up security at 11 Karnataka railway stations

To be installed in waiting areas, parking zones

published on : 12th February 2021
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