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Delhi-Rajasthan new high-speed rail link being planned! Here’s all you need to know

The Haryana government has approved the much talked about high-speed rail link between Delhi and Rajasthan. The high-speed rail link between Delhi and Rajasthan will pass through Gurugram in Haryana.

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Delhi Metro new lines open but demand for coaches reduced from 582 to 164! Here’s why

The original proposal to buy 582 coaches was submitted to the Delhi government by Delhi Metro on January 11, 2017. With the commencement of Magenta Line and a section of the Pink Line, more commuters started using the metro.

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Great initiative! Bangalore International Airport to run completely on solar power by 2020

In an attempt to go green, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) is aiming to run the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) completely on solar power by 2020!


Indian Railways comes up with unique idea! Free food and water on Sundays for passengers if train is delayed during meal times

Piyush Goyal announced that on Sundays, Indian Railways will undertake major maintenance works across all its zones. However, in case a train gets delayed during meal times, then free food, as well as water, will be provided


Delhi’s IGI Airport to implement new automated tray return system to reduce time taken for security check

Soon, passengers travelling from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport will not have to wait longer for the security check as a new automated tray return system is likely to be implemented by the end of this

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Enjoy your summer break in Ooty and Coonoor with IRCTC’s Nilgiri Mountain Railway package

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which is the e-ticketing and catering arm of Indian Railways is offering a package called 'Natural Nilgiris with Fascinating Nilgiri Mountain Railway two days Ex Me


Huge demand for data! Indian Railways free WiFi usage surges across 370 stations

RailTel, a Mini Ratna CPSU under the Railway Ministry and the only consistently profitable as well as dividend-paying Telecom CPSU under the government of India, aims to provide free high-speed WiFi service to railway station


Delhi-Meerut in 60 minutes! Modi government moves on big rapid rail infra project even as AAP govt delays

The Housing and Urban Affairs ministry it appears has sent the Rs 31,600 crore Delhi-Meerut rapid rail project to the finance ministry for appraisal, hinting that it won't wait for Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal government's nod for

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Several Indian Railways projects launched in Telangana – passenger amenities, solar power plant and more

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has today launched various developmental works for the improvement of the state's railway sector. Additionally, a host of passenger-friendly facilities as well as railway services have been dedic


India’s infrastructure set for big boost! Over 300 highway projects to be completed by March 2019

Earlier this week, a two-day review meeting was conducted in Goa, where Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who heads the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, reviewed the ongoing highways projects across 20 states.


Say goodbye to free rides on Eastern Peripheral Expressway! Toll tax collection begins from June 15

Recently, the KGP Expressway/Eastern Peripheral Expressway was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 27. However, until now, no toll tax was levied on vehicles, passing through the KGP Expressway.


Mandovi bridge: 100% ‘Make in India’ project to be inaugurated soon; big relief for Goa-Mumbai commuters

According to the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who heads the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the third cable-stayed bridge over river Mandovi is being developed under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Make in


42 days traffic block alert! These Indian Railways trains have been temporarily cancelled

In order to strengthen the infrastructure, a washable apron is being constructed on the platform number 8 at Varanasi railway station. Because of the ongoing construction work, certain trains have been cancelled due to 42 day

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Delhi Metro Phase 4: Modi government may go alone with big infrastructure project as AAP govt delays

In a first, the Central government, alone is likely to go ahead with Delhi Metro's phase 4 project as the proposal has been pending with Delhi's AAP government for over two years.

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First-of-its-kind step! ‘Mystery shoppers’ to keep check on quality of services by Indian Railways

Soon, Indian Railways services will be tracked by “mystery shoppers”, who will pose as regular train passengers in order to secretly check the standards of services being provided by the national transporter, including fo

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Watch what you eat on Indian Railways trains! Soon, live-streaming of IRCTC kitchens for passengers

Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is planning to take an unusual step of live-streaming food preparation at IRCTC kitchens! Now, before you order food on trains, or opt for pre-booked meals, don't forget to check the IRCTC web

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Passengers take note! Indian Railways launches new ‘Rail MADAD’ for real-time complaint redressal; 5 facts

The 'Rail MADAD' app allows passengers to register complaints through mobile phone or web. Under this feature, all the complaints received from multiple modes will be integrated through RPGRAMS on a single platform.

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‘Waterproof’ engine: This monsoon, Mumbai local trains will be able to run even in 12 inches of water!

Generally, a locomotive engine stops with only four inches of water, forcing the train to stay until the water on the railway tracks recedes. However, the "waterproof" locomotive engine can be operated even in 12 inches of wa

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Tamil Nadu’s 1st Antyodaya Express: 5 facts about Tambaram-Tirunelveli train for unreserved passengers

Recently, the Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain flagged off an Antyodaya Express train service for unreserved passengers, which will ply on the Tambaram-Tirunelveli route in the Southern state of Tamil Nadu.

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‘Menu on Rail’: No more overcharging on trains, stations! IRCTC launches new app for passengers; 10 cool facts

Great news for Indian Railways passengers! Next time you order food on a train, make sure you check IRCTC's newly launched 'Menu on Rail' app to ensure you are not being overcharged! This new 'Menu on Rail' app, launched toda

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PM Modi’s DigiYatra scheme: Varanasi airport to become first with facial recognition security system

The automated smart facial recognition system has been developed under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s DigiYatra scheme. Interestingly, under the programme, to avail this facility two other airports other than Varanasi airpo

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Why Indian Railways is preserving some 19th Century narrow gauge lines in Gujarat

In India, the narrow gauge lines are 2 feet, 6 inches apart and on the other hand the broad gauge lines are 5 ft, 6 inches apart. So, engines, coaches, machinery and maintenance apparatus that are required for the narrow gaug

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Mangaluru-Kochuveli Antyodaya Express for unreserved passengers: 5 things to know about new paintless train

The Mangaluru-Kochuveli Antyodaya Express train, which will be managed by the Southern zone of Indian Railways is a bi-weekly, long distance, fully unreserved, superfast train service. Interestingly, the new Antyodaya Express

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Delhi to Meerut in just 60 minutes! High-speed trains with business-class luxury being planned

Soon, Delhi and Meerut will be linked with a high-speed Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor - which means that you will be able to travel between the two cities in just 60 minutes! This RRTS corridor, which has alre

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Ticketless passengers beware! Indian Railways has launched new drive crackdown on those without tickets

Earlier this year, it was reported that the national transporter earned Rs 1,097 crore through the penalties collected from passengers who were travelling without tickets. Indian Railways also booked 2,000 “touts” who wer

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Good news for Delhiites! Several new Delhi Metro links to open in 2018; four more till September

Following the commencement of the Mundka - Bahadurgarh section, the Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus - Lajpat Nagar section of Delhi Metro Pink line is likely to open next month.

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These six Express and Superfast trains by Indian Railways are all set for a new look

Six express trains, as well as superfast trains in Karnataka, will soon get a makeover. Not only that, the selected express trains and superfast trains will also be provided with premium facilities for passengers to enjoy the

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