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Vande Bharat Express to Katra: Diwali, Dussehra gift! Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat starts services soon

The Railway Board has announced that the train operations of the second Train 18 on Delhi-Katra route will begin before the upcoming festival season.

Vande Bharat Express News

Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, India’s first private train by IRCTC, to be flagged off on October 4; see booking details

The train will be operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), with the corporation being responsible for both, running the train as well as fixing the fares.

Tejas Express News

Indian Railways increases frequency for Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express; check new time table here

In a bid to provide better travelling experience to passengers between Delhi and Mumbai, Indian Railways has increased the frequency of train number 22221/22222 Rajdhani Express recently.

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Bizarre! Indian Railways Delhi helpline flooded with requests for delivery of pizza, burgers & mobile recharge

Some of the other bizarre demands of passengers include getting their phones recharged, delivery of juices, tea, etc. Sometimes, passengers seek police assistance in getting their electricity bill paid or train tickets booked

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Indian Railways largest waiting hall opens at Patna Junction! From digital screens to local art, see features

The waiting hall, set up over an area of 7,500 sq ft, has been provided with a seating capacity of over 300 passengers. In addition to this, as many as 200 more seats can be added at the hall.

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Indian Railways DFC project gathers momentum! First trial run of a heavy haul train with 103 wagons conducted

The DFC projects are being implemented by DFCCIL, a Special Purpose Vehicle formed under the Ministry of Railways for construction, operation, and maintenance of these corridors.

DFC News

Tejas Express Lucknow to Delhi: IRCTC ticket cancellation and refund rules 2019; check details for new train

With the upcoming two much-awaited private trains, Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express and Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express, IRCTC has introduced new set of ticket cancellation and refund policies for these two trains.

Tejas Express News

Commendable! This Indian Railways zone achieves 100% train punctuality; see details here

The train punctuality parameters of the NFR zone on 8 September reached 100 per cent, the highest amongst all the 17 zones present in Indian Railways network.

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IRCTC to offer Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express passengers access to exclusive lounges, travel insurance and more; details

As per the plans drafted by the Indian Railways' subsidiary, in addition to free travel insurance, passengers will also get an offer of getting their luggage ferried from their homes to train seats at a cost as well as the fa

Tejas News

Sri Lanka’s new swanky luxury train, Pulathisi Express, is an Indian Railways ‘Make in India’ product; details

On Wednesday, the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena along with the country's Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India flagged off the new train

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IRCTC goes innovative! Opt for hotels, taxis when booking tickets for Delhi-Lucknow, Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas

Both the Tejas Express trains are going to be first trains to be run by IRCTC, becoming test cases for Indian Railways move to hand over certain trains to private operators.

Tejas Express News

Great step! Indian Railways to recharge mobile phones of passengers using plastic bottle crushers at stations

PM Modi in his Independence Day speech had appealed to the nation to eliminate single-use plastic and also he urged the public to find alternatives for plastic water bottles on a priority basis.

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Indian Railways lists achievements in 100-days! From safety to better passenger amenities, food; top 10 points

Under the 100-day roadmap for the national transporter, several measures were taken by the Railway Ministry and with the implementation of these measures, significant achievements have been made within these 100 days.

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Why Indian Railways delayed the production of more Vande Bharat Express train sets this financial year

The production of these self-propelled engine-less train sets was stopped at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai earlier this year, over allegations of favouritism and lack of transparency.

Vande Bharat Express News

Indian Railways to go eco-friendly by making railway stations, trains plastic-free; details here

Indian Railways' initiative to shift towards plastic-free operations will help farmers and artisans as demand for their products will increase.

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Chandrayaan 2: Vikram Lander, Pragyan Rover to create history on Moon’s surface! Know about payloads & their functions

Chandrayaan 2 Landing News: The lander has been designed to execute a soft landing on the surface of the Moon. It will function for one lunar day.

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40 new Vande Bharat Express trains soon! Modi government’s flagship ‘Make in India’ scheme gets a fresh life

Indian Railways is going for more transparent procedure as over two dozen complaints have been received by the national transporter about favouritism where tenders were allegedly prepared to benefit one firm in the production

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Indian Railways to install 100-ft tall national flags at 38 major railway stations in the North-East

The monumental flags are being installed at stations as per directives of the Railway Board in order to improve the aesthetics of the railway stations as well as to impart a sense of nationalism and patriotism among Indian Ra

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Indian Railways’ Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai bags award for Best Swachh Iconic place

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station competed for the Best Swachh Iconic place with 30 more places as selected in three phases. The Ministry of Railways will receive the award along with BMC and CSR.

Indian Railways Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus News

Indian Railways saves crores on diesel cost of premium trains! New eco-friendly system being used; details

With the improvement in technology and continuous advancements in the field of power electronics, power supply systems, and control system, the national transporter is adopting an energy-efficient power supply system for coac

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Indian Railways sees 26% earnings growth from automobiles despite auto slump; Maruti, Hyundai major players

Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has witnessed 22 per cent and 26 per cent growth respectively in the loading and earnings from automobiles during the first quarter of the financial year.

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Rail Neer: IRCTC and Indian Railways exclusive brand of drinking water in demand; more plants being set up

By March 2020, six more plants - Nagpur, Sankrail (Howrah), Jagi Road (Guwahati), Bhusawal, Jabalpur and Una that are at an advanced stage of completion are likely to be commissioned.

IRCTC News

Beautiful! Indian Railways’ Rangiya Junction station in Assam gets a ravishing makeover; see pics here

Indian Railways has given a ravishing makeover to Assam's Rangiya Junction station. Several development works have been carried out to improve the condition of the station.

Rangiya Junction station, Rangiya railway station News

Wow! Get up to 25% discount on Shatabdi Express, Gatimaan, Tejas tickets with new Indian Railways scheme

The discounted fare up to 25% will be applicable for all trains with the above-mentioned classes including Shatabdi Express, Gatimaan Express, Double Decker trains, Intercity and Tejas Express trains.

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Soon, enjoy tea in eco-friendly ‘kulhads’ at Indian Railways stations, airports, bus depots and malls

At present, caterers at two stations namely, Varanasi and Rae Bareli railway stations use terracotta-made 'kulhads', glasses and plates.

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Shri Ramayana Express Yatra tours to be re-launched by IRCTC! Top 10 facts about Ramayana Circuit trains

The first such train - Shri Ramayana Express Yatra is scheduled to depart from Jaipur via Delhi on 3 November 2019, while the other train - Ramayana Express would depart from Indore via Varanasi on 18 November 2019.

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Indian Railways trains in North-east get an upgrade! No more stinking toilets; look forward to better coaches

From now on, train passengers will not have to face toilet-related problems such as stinky toilets and poor toilet conditions while travelling as the national transporter has taken numerous steps in this regard.

Indian Railways News