Thieves loot freight trains in Los Angeles leaving gutted boxes on tracks

Rail operator Union Pacific has seen a 160 percent rise in thefts in Los Angeles county since December 2020.

published on : 15th January 2022

West Bengal train mishap: 'All aspects will be probed', says Railway Board chairman VK Tripathi

At least nine people were killed and 36 injured after 12 coaches of the train went off the rails on Thursday, near Domohani in Alipurduar subdivision of Northeast Frontier Railway.

published on : 15th January 2022

Indian Railways rename train guards as 'train managers'; salaries, duties remain unchanged

"The revised designation will not entail any change in the pay scales, methods of recruitment, existing duties and responsibilities, seniority and avenues of promotion", Railways officials clarified.

published on : 15th January 2022

Mosque loudspeaker reunites victim of Bengal train derailment with family in Assam

Ali said he had the phone number of a neighbour, and Vaishnaw immediately got him connected with that person, the official said.

published on : 14th January 2022

Problem with locomotive's equipment: Min after inspecting Bikaner-Guwahati train accident site

The Railways has announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the accident, Rs 1 lakh to the grievously injured, and Rs 25,000 for passengers with simple injury.

published on : 14th January 2022

Death toll in Bikaner-Guwahati train accident rises to 9, Railway Minister to visit site

While 23 passengers are undergoing treatment at Super Specialty Hospital in Jalpaiguri, six are admitted to North Bengal Medical College and seven at Maynaguri Rural Hospital.

published on : 14th January 2022

'A loud sound, a jerk and everything went blank': Bikaner-Guwahati Express accident survivors recount experience

A partially mangled coach got perched atop another under the impact, while a few bogies had hurtled down the slope and overturned.

published on : 13th January 2022

Four dead, over two dozen suffer injuries as Guwahati-Bikaner Express derails in Bengal

Bablu Das, 45, a youth of the area where the mishap took place, said he and his friends dragged out many injured from the ill-fated coaches.

published on : 13th January 2022

Tweak teacher recruit norms for schools: Odisha Higher Education Department

The Higher Education department had earlier taken over 15 teacher training colleges from the School and Mass Education department and revised the eligibility criteria for the B.Ed. course admission.

published on : 13th January 2022

Covid vaccine rule leaves suburban train users high and dry in Chennai

Refused tickets, thousands turn to other modes of transport

published on : 11th January 2022

Sri Lanka launches luxury train service with India's assistance

India had provided AC Diesel Multiple Units under the loan facility.

published on : 10th January 2022

Youngsters of Uttara Kannada's Siddi community train to be top athletes

Many youngsters from the Siddi community are first-generation school-goers, while their parents continue to work as daily wagers.

published on : 10th January 2022

Only vaccinated passengers allowed on suburban trains in Chennai region: Southern Railway

The Southern Railway also warned of collecting Rs 500 as a fine from a passenger who is found not wearing a face mask on the premises.

published on : 8th January 2022

343 train services to be operated in Chennai on Sunday amid complete lockdown

The trains will run on Chennai Central - Arakkonam (113 ), Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi (60),  Chennai Beach  -  Velachery (36) and Chennai Beach  -  Chengalpattu (120) routes

published on : 7th January 2022

HAL’s Intermediate Jet Trainer completes six-turn spins

The IJT was conceived by HAL as a replacement for the ageing Kiran aircraft.

published on : 7th January 2022
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