Local train coach derails near Howrah junction in West Bengal

No one was injured as the Howrah-bound train was moving slowly towards the platform when the derailment occurred.

published on : 6th December 2023

SCR cancels several trains on AP, TN routes

The SCR has also announced partial cancellation of trains to avoid Arakkonam, Chennai Central, Chennai Egmore and Renigunta railway stations.

published on : 5th December 2023

Railways plan to buy 18 bullet trains for Rs 7K crore

The E5 series trains are built with the Japanese Shinkansen technology, which has the distinction of having the highest level of accuracy in ensuring safety in the segment.

published on : 3rd December 2023

2008 Tirunelveli train murder: Order for CBI probe stayed by Madras High Court

The single judge had also directed the state government to pay a total compensation of Rs 1.1 crore to five persons- Rs 30 lakh to one and Rs 20 lakh each to four others.

published on : 2nd December 2023

Chennai Metro Rail inks Rs 269-crore contract with Alstom for 10 sets of driverless trains

The trains are planned to be maintained and operated from the maintenance depot that is being constructed in Poonamallee of Metro Corridor-4.

published on : 29th November 2023

Indian Railways: Despite tall claims on passenger safety, 2022 saw sharp rise in train accidents 

Under the consequential accident category, there had been 26 incidents of derailments in 2021-22, against 16 derailments in the year 2020-21.

published on : 28th November 2023

Woman held for seeking donations inside Bengaluru Metro

Bhagya, who identified herself as the secretary of Gnana Jyoti Seva Samsthe, was booked under section 59 of the Metro Act for causing nuisance to other passengers by begging inside a Metro. 

published on : 25th November 2023

Tihar to impart ‘skill training’ to 1,200 undertrials as part of correctional reforms

The duration of the National Skill Qualification Framework, Level 4 course training programme would be 340-hours.

published on : 25th November 2023

Training for Anti-Poaching Watchers in Tamil Nadu reserve forests

The participants are being trained in identifying wildlife signs, fixing camera traps, rescuing animals in distress, elephant profiling, reading wildlife behaviour and disaster management.  

published on : 24th November 2023

Man gropes college student on overcrowded Bengaluru Metro train

The friend took to the website Reddit and shared the incident through the user name ‘proteincarbs’. The incident took place after the train crossed Kempegowda Interchange Metro station around 9 am. 

published on : 23rd November 2023

Protest mounting over delay of MEMU trains connecting Alappuzha, Ernakulam

The widening of National Highway 66 into six lanes has also added to the crisis.

published on : 22nd November 2023

TN man on his way to visit hospitalised wife run over by train; two teen daughters killed, too

After Sunday’s tragedy, over 150 residents of Veppampattu and Perumalpattu staged a protest demanding completion of the foot-overbridge.

published on : 20th November 2023

Bogus IRCTC website: Man loses Rs 1.39L trying to get train ticket refund in Kerala

Attempts are being made to freeze those accounts to mitigate the money lost and recover the amount.

published on : 19th November 2023

Festival rush: Train tickets trump air fares, thanks to dynamic pricing

The discontinuation of dynamic fares will not be universal, as it will persist for Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains.

published on : 19th November 2023

Railway stocks rise on plan to introduce 3K trains

Shares of Railtel Corporation of India surged 9% to close at Rs 270 apiece while Ircon International gained over 8% to close at Rs 167 a piece.

published on : 18th November 2023

Railways plans big: 3k new trains, no more wait list tickets

He said that to meet such a massive rise in demand, the railways will operate 3,000 more trains.

published on : 17th November 2023

Fire breaks out in coach of passenger train in UP's Etawah, 21 injured

The fire was reported around 2:40 am on Thursday when the Delhi-Saharasa Vaishali Express was passing through an area under the Friends Colony police station in Etawah, the police said. 

published on : 16th November 2023

New Delhi-Darbhanga Express catches fire near UP's Etawah, nine sustain burns

According to a source, passengers were screaming for help and waving frantically from the window to stop the train, due to smoke filling inside the S1 coach.

published on : 15th November 2023

Kerala desperately needs more trains

Another reason is the increase in the number of commuters opting for trains these days, as the ongoing road widening works on NH-66 have thrown road traffic out of gear.

published on : 13th November 2023

Two college students fall to death from moving train

According to the Chengalpattu Railway Police, the deceased were identified as Sai Venkatesh (20) and Sakesh Sai (20) with the help of their mobile phones.

published on : 10th November 2023
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