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Indian Railways takes strides in going paperless! Signs MoU with RailTel for Phase 2 of e-office execution

A cloud-enabled software, NIC e-office is developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The software is being deployed or hosted from RailTel's Tier III certified data centres at Secundrabad and Gurugram.

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Chenab bridge: World’s highest rail bridge taller than Eiffel Tower, can withstand blasts! 10 stunning facts

To ensure the bridge's sturdiness, it is being built with 63 mm-thick special blast-proof steel, considering the state's propensity to frequent terror attacks.

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Indian Railways starts new Humsafar Express and weekly superfast train services between Madhupur and Delhi

Recently, Piyush Goyal chaired Railway Ministry has introduced two new trains, which will run between Madhupur and Anand Vihar.

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Big achievement! NHAI records highest daily toll collection at Rs 86.2 crore; FASTags lead the way

NHAI Chairman Sukhbir Singh Sandhu said at National Highways Excellence Award 2019 that the authority has recorded the highest daily toll collection at Rs 86.2 crore.

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Train journeys to get exciting! Stream free movies & music on Indian Railways trains soon; details

RailTel has selected a subsidiary of Zee Entertainment, Margo Network as the Digital Entertainment Service Provider for providing passengers with CoD Service on trains and stations.

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Breathtaking sight! World’s highest Indian Railways Chenab bridge set to be an engineering marvel; see pics

The upcoming Chenab bridge will be five times the height of Qutub Minar in New Delhi and 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.

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After becoming world’s largest rail factory, Indian Railways ICF to beat its own coach production record

The coach manufacturing factory of Indian Railways has recently beaten its last year's outturn of 3,262 coaches in just a period of 9 months and 13 days. Not only that, the ICF is now on its way to cross 4,000 mark by March 2

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Protests against cadre merger continue! Indian Railway Traffic Service Officers want division into two streams

The IRTS has suggested the creation of two services - one by amalgamating all engineering services and the other by merging Traffic, Accounts, and Personnel civil services.

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Kerala semi high-speed rail: Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod at AC-3 tier fares with 200 kmph speed; 10 facts

The semi high-speed rail project is expected to cut down travel time between Kerala’s northern and southern ends from the existing 12 hours to just four hours.

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Wow! IRCTC to launch Indian Railways 1st pod hotel at Mumbai Central station; features of affordable lodging

The upcoming pod hotel will consist of a building with multiple extremely small and ultra-modern capsules or pods that provide overnight accommodation to passengers.

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Another AC local for Mumbaikars! Central Railways to operate its first AC local train on Trans-Harbour route

In December 2019, Central Railways had received its first AC local train for the Mumbai suburban network from Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai.

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Why Indian Railways is installing facial recognition technology at its railway stations

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) wants to identify criminals who may be roaming the railway stations by linking the facial recognition system with the existing databases like the Crime as well as Criminal Tracking Network a

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Chenab bridge: World’s highest rail bridge by Indian Railways to connect Kashmir to rest of India by 2021

Chenab bridge: By December 2021, Kashmir will be connected to the rest of the country through the Indian Railways network as the government has set a new deadline for completion of the world's highest railway bridge.

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Hassle-free train travel! Easily get information on vacant berths after chart preparation on IRCTC website

Railway passengers can access information on vacant, booked and partially booked train berths after the preparation of the reservation chart, at the click of a button.

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Mumbai, Kolkata local train tickets to be costlier? Indian Railways may hike fares for suburban network

In 2014-15, when a 14.2% fare hike was effected across the board, the move was largely rolled back for suburban network following the protests from Shiv Sena.

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IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express: Ticket booking, cancellation and refund rules of 2nd private train

The commercial operations of the train will start from 19 January 2020, from Ahmedabad. The booking for this private train has already commenced.

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Indian Railways Chandigarh, Anand Vihar, Bijwasan stations join race to be airport-like! IRSDC invites RFP

The redevelopment works of two railway stations- Habibganj and Gandhinagar stations into world-class travel hubs, have already begun.

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Indian Railways to transform through technology; get ready for world-class experience with these initiatives

In the coming years, Indian Railways aims to provide world-class train journey experience to passengers by embracing technological advancements.

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IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express: Fare, schedule, start date and features of India’s 2nd private train

IRCTC Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express will run six days a week - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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IRCTC Refund Rules 2020: Cancellation charges for reserved, RAC, waitlisted tickets; 10 things to know

The revised refund rules were introduced with an aim to plug the scope of misuse, facilitate passengers with paperless ticketing, discourage touts and agents on black marketing of tickets.

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Soon, 150 private trains on Indian Railways network; Mumbai-Delhi, Patna-Delhi among 100 routes discussed

Plans for private trains on Indian Railways network gather steam! Recently, Niti Aayog along with Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has come out with a discussion paper to allow private players to run as many as 150 trains acr

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Infra boost! Indian Railways conducts 1st trial of double-stack train on Rewari-Madar section of Western DFC

The section also has six crossing stations - New Dabla, New Pachar Malikpur, New Bhagega, New Sri Madhopur, New Sakun, New Kishangarh and three junction stations- New Ateli, New Rewari and New Phulera.

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Now get access to WiFi on Delhi Metro Airport Express Line trains! How to connect to free internet

With the launch of this facility, free and seamless internet connectivity will now be available to commuters travelling on all the trains of the Airport Express Line, apart from metro stations in the Airport Express Line wher

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Indian Railways 139 enquiry, helpline number integrated! Check PNR, train status, fares, file complaints

Starting from January 1, 2020, only 139 number can be used by passengers or railway users instead of several helpline numbers of Indian Railways.

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Indian Railways big plan for a safer network for passengers! All trains and stations to get CCTVs by 2022

The Railway Board Chairman said that Indian Railways will put CCTV cameras in all these coaches in corridors as well as above the door.

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New world record for Indian Railways! CLW produces 446 locomotives in 2019; see details

Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) in West Bengal produced a total of 446 locomotives in the calendar year 2019, against the installed capacity of 200 locomotives.

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No more waitlisted tickets! Indian Railways plans big gift for passengers on Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah routes

Indian Railways is working on three additional dedicated freight corridors (DFCs). These corridors will be developed at an estimated cost of around Rs 2.6 lakh crore over the next 10 years.

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