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Record for Indian Railways! Ahead of flag-off, new Mumbai–Delhi Rajdhani gets fully booked in just 5 hours

The new Indian Railways' train connecting Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) station in Mumbai to Hazarat Nizamuddin (NZM) station in Delhi, made an impressive record.

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Indian Railways to launch many projects today including Indore-Delhi & special heritage trains; details here

A special heritage train will be launched. The train will run on Western Railways' first heritage section, 140 years old Patalpani-Kalakund route. The train will consist of specially designed coaches that are painted with loc

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Big endorsement! Chetan Bhagat finds world-class airport-like Indian Railways station, shares pictures

Chetan Bhagat, the renowned Indian author, motivational speaker, and columnist, has recently tweeted images of the Katra railway station in Jammu and Kashmir, praising the facility for its cleanliness.

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Noida Metro Aqua Line: Wait is almost over! New corridor connecting Noida-Greater Noida may open this month

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) said that the inauguration of the new metro line will be done by Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath.

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In a first, Indian Railways provides connectivity from Bhagat Singh’s village to Amritsar; check details here

From Jaijon to Amritsar, the train fare would be around Rs 60 per person, while from Nawanshahr to Amritsar, the train fare would be Rs 50 per person.

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Kumbh Mela 2019: This new Indian Railways device will help get unreserved tickets! Know its features

According to the railways, a chip has been placed in the device which can make it work on the principles of Automatic Ticket Vending Machines (ATVMs) with preloaded cards which allow even third-party sale of train tickets.

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Panj Takht Express: Visit 5 sacred Sikh Takhts with IRCTC’s tour package; Check fare, schedule & other details

The Panj Takht Express tour package includes train journey in 3AC coaches, having a seating capacity of 800. The all-inclusive tour package, which charges Rs 15,750 per passenger.

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Kollam bypass project inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi; how it will benefit people in Kerala

The big infrastructure project has been developed in order to ease traffic congestion around the Kollam town as well as to reduce the travel time between Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.

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Get ready for “model” Indian Railways stations by March 2019! Rs 20 crore allotted to each division

Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has given a corpus of Rs 20 crore to each division of the national transporter in order to develop one railway station under it as a model station by the month of March this year.

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Mumbai to Nagpur in 8 hours with super communication expressway on which fighter jets can land! 10 cool facts

Mumbai to Nagpur in just 8 hours via a new super expressway! Called the Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg, a super communication expressway is expected to be ready by the end of 2020.

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IRCTC next generation e-ticketing: 7 recent features on Indian Railways website you may not know

Being the official arm of Indian Railways for e-ticketing and catering services, the upgradation of IRCTC website has been a boon for frequent railway passengers.

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Attention domestic passengers! Now, you don’t need to get boarding passes stamped at Mumbai airport’s T2

The airport has been equipped with the latest technology that eliminates the system of boarding pass stamping by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) staff for all domestic airlines operating out of Terminal 2 (T2).

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Tirupati station redevelopment: Indian Railways to provide 5-star like experience with premium lounge; pics

Passengers travelling to Balaji Temple via train can rest at 'ATITHI', a premium lounge at the Tirupati railway station, which will be inaugurated soon. Devotees travelling to Balaji Temple, will be able to wait or rest comfo

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Indian Railways upgrades Haridwar station! From renovated retiring room to waiting halls; know what’s new

The station will now boast a renovated retiring room along with waiting halls. The Haridwar railway station has also been provided with new escalators and lifts in order to facilitate passengers, especially senior citizens, d

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India’s first railway university: Modi-led Cabinet clears post of VC for National Rail and Transport Institute

The position of Vice-Chancellor will be that of the Principal Executive Officer of the institution. He/she will exercise general supervision and will also have control over the affairs of the institution.

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Say goodbye to mobile phone network issues on Delhi Metro! By February, chat all you want on metro trains

Boosters are being installed in underground metro stations, particularly on Delhi Metro's Pink Line and Magenta Line, where most of the commuters face the mobile signal problem.

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Train 18: Why the launch of Indian Railways fastest engine-less train between Delhi-Varanasi is taking time

The Chief Commissioner of Railway Safety (CCRS), while giving a conditional safety certificate, has said that since each car of Train 18 has 8 motors and a transformer underneath together drawing power from an electric line o

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Theft of blankets and sheets on trains: Indian Railways steps up collecting bedrolls 30 minutes before arrival

Many incidents of theft of bedrolls in AC coaches of trains have been reported. Hence, Indian Railways has instructed its staff to start collecting bedrolls from passengers around 30 minutes before the train reaches its desti

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Soon use FASTags to buy petrol, pay parking fees! NHAI wants RFID device to be the “Aadhaar for vehicles”

A FASTag is a device, affixed on the windscreen of a vehicle that employs RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it.

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Benefits of UDAN! Guwahati to become first city with international air connectivity to Bangkok, Dhaka

For affordable international connectivity under UDAN scheme, the state government of Assam is likely to provide a subsidy of Rs 4,400 and Rs 2,370 for a certain number of seats on flights operating on the Guwahati-Bangkok and

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Patalpani-Kalakund heritage train: Take this cool Indian Railways ride through several tunnels, 42 bridges!

The train which has been introduced by the Western zone of Indian Railways last month runs on the picturesque Patalpani-Kalakund section in Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam district.

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Better riding comfort! Indian Railways to replace coaches on all long-distance trains with modern LHBs

Soon, you will be able to enjoy several modern benefits while travelling in Indian Railways trains, with plans to replace ageing ICF coaches with modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) ones.

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Indian Railways develops first ‘Make in India’ 8 wheeler underslung diesel-electric tower car; what it means

The Diesel Electric Tower Car (DETC) is a self propelled unit, which is used for periodic inspection as well as for patrolling and maintenance of over-head electric transmission equipment of routes that are electrified.

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Dholera to be India’s first greenfield industrial city; 10 facts about the upcoming smart city

Dholera is being developed from scratch as a smart city. The plan is to develop robust infrastructure for industrial development in this saline region, situated near the Gulf of Khambhat.

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Narendra Modi in Odisha: PM launches projects worth over Rs 4500 crore

Narendra Modi is Odisha: PM Modi has launched many new railway projects, which included flagging off of the second passenger train service from Tatanagar to Badampahar.

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Indian Railways goes green! 10 major steps taken to make railways eco-friendly

The Railway Ministry plans to have 1000 MW solar power by 2020-2021. The move is likely to help Indian Railways to source about 10 percent of its electrical energy from the renewable source. So far, around 71.19 MW of solar p

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Delhi Metro Phase IV: Fate of the project still hangs as Centre and Delhi government work to iron out issues

The proposal sent by the Delhi government was received by the Central government on December 28, 2018, is currently under examination, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has said.

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