PM Modi flagged off the Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express semi-high-speed train. This is the third Vande Bharat Express in the country. The first such train was started on the New Delhi-Varanasi route, and the second one on the New Delhi-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra route. The latest semi-high-speed train is being dubbed ‘Vande Bharat 2.0, because of certain upgrades it has received over its predecessors.
Many parts of the Mumbai remain inundated in waist deep water as incessant rains lash the city, causing flooding and waterlogging. People struggle to commute as many low-lying areas of the city like Hindmata, and areas in Dadar and Sion, including the Gandhi Market are heavily water logged. Three people were injured in a landslide near a chawal on July 6, as the city continued to witness heavy rains for the third day in a row.
Trains were set afire, window panes of buses smashed and passersby, including a ruling BJP MLA, pelted with stones on Thursday in Bihar by Army job aspirants whose protest against the Centre's short-term recruitment scheme, ' #Agnipath ', continued for the second consecutive day.
#Bengaluru gets India's first ultra-luxury railway terminal with airport-like facilities .The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal at Baiyappanahalli is built at the cost of Rs 314 crore and is open for public use now. The railway terminal is modelled after the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.
With many states facing power shortages due to a coal crunch, Indian Railways has cancelled more than 650 passenger and express train trips to facilitate the movement of freight trains to power generation plants. Apart from the cancellation of train trips, the routes of 42 passenger trains have also been diverted in many parts of the country to facilitate the transport of coal. Indian Railways said that this plan is set to be in force for 2 months in order to avoid coal crisis during the monsoon months that see less mining.
The Steam Loco Shed, Coonoor in Nilgiris converted the UNESCO-recognised Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) (No.X-37398) that is a furnace oil-fired X-class steam to a High-Speed Diesel-fired locomotive since the latter is more environment-friendly.
A passenger train was set on fire in Bihar by protesting railway job aspirants over the recruitment exams. A crowd stormed the Gaya Junction, raising slogans, and set fire to the Bhabhua-Patna Inter-City Express, though nobody was injured. The agitated protesters vandalised trains and pelted stones. Stones could be seen all over the platform at the railway station.
Each coach can accommodate about nine patients and a train comprising 23 coaches can be used as a 200-bed hospital.
The railways, as a part of the initiative, has also opened a generic medicine store christened Dawa Dost store at the station.
The Perambur Loco Works organised a Steam Loco Show on January 4 when EIR-21 ran for two hours.
People, agitating against the amended Citizenship Act, blocked tracks at the Uluberia railway station in Howrah district on December 13.
This is for the sixth consecutive year that productivity linked bonus is being given to railway employees, Prakash Javadekar said.
A fire broke out in the rear power car of the Chandigarh-Kochuvalli Express as it was departing the New Delhi Railway Station from platform number eight on September 6.
The videos of the incident captured by the CCTV cameras have been released by the railway cops who have formed a special team to nab the accuse and rescue the boy.
Pakistani authorities suspended the train service on February 28 amidst tense bilateral ties in the aftermath of the air strikes.
Siemens and Alstom's plan to create a European rail champion collapsed on Wednesday after EU antitrust regulators rejected the deal.
People have little regard for rules and regulations and are willing to risk their lives for comfort or thrill.
Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal announced the work of six new mines in Madhya Pradesh’s Parasia.
Fire broke out at Howrah Railway Station in West Bengal on Thursday night. Cause of the fire has been identified as a short-circuit on an electricity board.