Employees working at this station are well trained, CCTV cameras and sanitary napkin vending machines were installed before handing it over to the staff, an official said
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off Palace Queen Humsafar Express train, which will run from Mysuru to Udaipur in Rajasthan, at Mysuru railway station today. Also with this, the Prime Minister dedicated a 140 km long fully electrified railway line from Mysuru to KSR Bengaluru.
The state government has decided to review and re-examine this DPR,” says AK Saxena, executive director (civil), JMRC, a wholly owned company of the state government.
The trains which are patronised by the poorest of the poor must also be identified,” says the minutes from a meeting of senior railway board officials earlier this month.
Gatimaan Express, India’s fastest train, has been extended up to Gwalior, Jhansi! Gatimaan Express presently runs between Delhi and Agra and attains a maximum speed of 160 kmph – making it Indian Railways’ fastest train. However, the extension comes with a catch!
According to a circular by the Railway Board, booking of special trains, coaches, saloons on full tariff rate (FTR) shall now be booked through a “single window booking system” of the Indian Railway Tourism and Catering Corporation (IRCTC).
The physical and digital display of charts will continue at the platforms, the ministry statement said.
The study has also said that in terms of delays, August is the best month for travel on Indian Railways, when the study found least delays.
In a bid to decongest other trains and to provide comfortable journey to additional passengers during the festive season, Holi special trains have been announced by the Northern division of Indian Railways, which will ply on four routes.
Goyal said that today only 20,000 kms of railways line in the world has such an advanced safety mechanism in place.
According to the economist’s paper, the ongoing electrification process should not be slowed down, till the time the study is completed and a traction policy is decided by the Railways. An estimated amount of Rs 1 lakh crore will be required for the electrification, the paper states.
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express train gets a swanky makeover! Indian Railways passengers travelling between Mumbai and New Delhi have a new reason to cheer – the 12951/52 Rajdhani Express that plies between the two important cities has got a big upgrade under “Operation Swarn”.
Palace on Wheels (POW) and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels (RROW) are luxury tourist trains which cover popular sites in Rajasthan.
Southern Railway today said the total number of passengers using the dedicated UTS mobile application facility for booking tickets in the city division crossed the one million mark as of January.
India’s fastest train, Gatimaan Express, which runs at a speed of 160 kmph, will slow down to 130 kmph after it is extended to Gwalior and Jhansi, according to senior railways officials.
An unreserved ticketing system has been launched by the South Western Railways division with a UTS mobile app. With this, the system of standing in long queues to book train tickets, platform tickets or renew monthly passes will come to an end.
In order to boost Modi government’s Skill India initiative, Indian Railways is aiming to train 30,000 apprentices in its 16 zonal units and 7 production units. Around 26,000 training slots for apprenticeship training have been announced for the year 2017-18, by the Railway Ministry.
It was a misty Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, the weather office said.
The Railways has set a target of training 30,000 apprentices at its 16 zonal and seven production units in 2018-19, as part of the government’s Skill India initiative, the national transporter said in a statement today.
To promote heritage preservation in Indian Railways, the Railway Ministry has decided to take certain reformative measures. A day-long event of heritage officers of Zonal Railways and Production Units to give complete attention to century old rich heritage of Indian Railways, was organized by the Railway Ministry.
Most of the mandatory clearances required for inviting the Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) to inspect the section, including fire safety clearance, license for working lifts, preliminary independent safety assessment reports for signalling and platform screen doors (PSDs), clearances from the department of telecommunications, have been received by the DMRC, it said.
To facilitate pilgrims planning to visit Guru Jambheshwar Mela at Nokha in Rajasthan, the North-Western Railway will be running a special train between Sirsa to Nokha via Hisar on February 14.
Railway Budget 2018 has sanctioned as much as Rs 150 crore for the much-awaited periodical overhauling workshop of Indian Railways in Vishakhapatnam. The workshop will consist of multiple modern features and will have capacity to cater to all kinds of wagons.
A seating-cum-luggage coach of the Varanasi-bound Kashi Vishwanath Express caught fire today at the Hapur railway station, around 65 km from the national capital.
Locomotives of Indian Railways: In good news for Indian Railways, the national transporter will receive new diesel locomotives from GE Transportation on February 22. The $2.5 billion project comes under Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Concerned over cases of maintenance workers being run over by trains while patrolling the tracks, the Railway Board has now decided to add a personal safety device to their gear, along with their usual boots, gloves, rain coats, winter jackets and tool kit.