Nikita Prasad

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Ticketless passengers beware! This Indian Railways zone records 70% increase in ticket checking earnings

During the month of October 2019, as many as 4.25 lakh cases of ticketless and irregular travel including the ones of unbooked luggage were detected, as against 2.80 lakh cases in the month of October 2018.

Indian Railways News

Breathtaking train ride! Indian Railways services in Kashmir valley resume; details of train numbers, timings

Train services between Srinagar to Baramulla has begun from today. Following the season’s first snow in the valley, Indian Railways authorities conducted the track inspection as well as the trial run of trains in Srinagar y

Indian Railways in Kashmir Valley News

Delhi Metro Red Line trains set for revamp! DMRC to upgrade 280 coaches of oldest Delhi Metro corridor

Most of the coaches which have been on the Delhi Metro Red Line are nearly two decades old. These coaches will be refurbished and will also be upgraded to be brought on a par with the coaches deployed on the other metro corri

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways reforms: IRCTC Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, 1st private train, makes Rs 70 lakh profit!

The new IRCTC Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express is part of Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways bid to allow private passenger train operators to run around 150 trains on its network.

IRCTC Tejas Express News

Pamban bridge will be unique! Work on Indian Railways 1st vertical lift railway sea bridge begins; details

Interestingly, the new Pamban bridge will be built parallel to the existing 104-year old bridge. The work on the new Pamban bridge will be completed in a span of two years.

pamban bridge News

Cheer for Sikh devotees! Indian Railways Sultanpur Lodhi station redeveloped with special facilities; details

The Sultanpur Lodhi station redevelopment and special arrangements are likely to benefit and enhance the travelling experience for the Sikh devotees, coming to the city.

Infrastructure News

Meet Indian Railways’ Gappu bhaiya! New cartoon character is a must-see for all passengers

The four minute long animated film lists the various threats to passengers’ safety and officials believe that the film will be able to attract several eyeballs, through its cartoon interface.

Infrastructure News

Delhi-Gurugram-SNB RRTS: NCRTC floats 1st tender for civil construction; details of corridor route, distance

Once operational, the Delhi Gurugram SNB corridor is expected to bring down the travel time between Delhi-SNB to about 70 minutes.

Delhi-Meerut RRTS News

On 1st day of Odd-Even scheme, Delhi Metro sees 16% increase in daily average journeys from last week

Delhi's Odd-Even scheme impact: The average journeys every day rose by 16 per cent from 50.13 lakh last week to 58.36 lakh journeys performed on November 4, 2019 in the Delhi Metro network,

Delhi Metro News

Statue of Unity will generate Rs 1 lakh crore annually in next 4-5 years, claims Piyush Goyal

Last year, on October 31, 2018, PM Modi had dedicated the 182 metre tall statue on the auspicious occasion of 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.

Statue of Unity News

Mumbai local passengers cheer! Indian Railways introduces swanky new ‘Uttam’ rake; know features

The new Uttam rake was operated in its inaugural run in the ladies special Mumbai suburban train from Churchgate-Virar. The inaugural train departed from Churchgate at 6:13 PM and arrived at Virar at 7:57 PM on November 5, 20

Indian Railways News

Why German Chancellor Merkel visited Delhi Metro’s Dwarka Sector 21 solar plant

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany visited DMRC's rooftop solar power panel site at Dwarka Sector-21 station. The rooftop solar plant has been in operation for five years and has generated 3.3 million units since its commis

Delhi Metro News

India’s 1st Hyperloop project: Travel between Mumbai and Pune in just 25 mins! Key details of unique project

The Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop will be an ultra modern, new superfast transport project which will be implemented to connect the two cities, located approximately 200 kilometres apart.

Mumbai Pune Hyperloop News

Delhi Metro Phase 4: DMRC likely to begin work on longest corridor from December; details here

The corridor will open 25 new stations, starting from Janakpuri West, which is already an interchange point between the Delhi Metro Blue Line Dwarka-Vaishali/Noida City Centre corridor and Delhi Metro Magenta Line corridor.

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways passengers cheer! Punctuality of Rajdhani & Shatabdi trains improves from last year

Till the month of September of this fiscal year, Indian Railways recorded the punctuality of around 74 per cent mail/express trains and 71 percent of passenger trains respectively

Indian Railways News

Delhi Metro finalises plans for Dwarka-Kirti Nagar Metrolite service; details of stations, route

The Metrolite is basically a smaller metro system with three coaches and has a carrying capacity of 300 passengers. It is a cost-effective project for DMRC as it costs 30-40 per cent less than the Delhi Metro trains.

Delhi Metro News

Cheer for women travellers in Delhi! Free DTC rides on pink tickets to start from today; details here

The free bus ride facility will also be available in the Noida and national capital region (NCR) service, airport area as well as other special services, which are operated by the DTC and cluster scheme operators.

free DTC bus rides for women News

Delhi Metro Pink Line and Green Line to be connected! New interchange facility being planned; details

Soon, the Delhi Metro Green Line and Delhi Metro Pink Line will also have connectivity. With this, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has created a unique idea of constructing platforms on the viaduct and stopping metro trains

Delhi Metro News

Big step up for Mail/Express trains! How Indian Railways has improved punctuality of trains in the last year

The average of the punctuality performance percentage from the months April to September in the financial year 2019-2020 of the Mail/Express trains has improved to 74.21 percent in comparison to 67.05 percent in the same time

indian railways News

Delhi Metro on Diwali 2019: Delhiites take note! This is how services will be affected

On account of the Diwali festival, the very last metro train service on October 27, 2019 will start at 10:00 PM from the Delhi Metro terminal stations

delhi metro News

Delhi Metro takes over operations of Rapid Metro Gurgaon! Check details of stations, timings here

The Delhi Metro operator took over the operations of Rapid Metro Gurgaon from October 22, 2019. The metro services of the 11.6 km long corridor in Gurugram will continue to operate according to its usual time table.

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways makes travelling to Taj Mahal easier! Agra Cantt station redeveloped with modern facilities; details

Under the redevelopment and beautification program, various features and aspects of the railway station have been redeveloped and several other plans are underway for an overall modernisation of the station.

Agra Cantt News

Delhi Metro plans biometric-based ticketing system for fare concession to students, senior citizen commuters

These new biometric AFC gate system will help in developing multiple benefits for both the passengers as well as for the system, in terms of passenger identification, profiling and concession.

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways East Coast zone to install 100 feet tall national flags at 26 stations this year

More flags have been proposed at the Khurda Road, Waltair and Sambalpur railway divisions. The national flags will be installed at these divisions by taking into account the visibility, availability of space and security meas

Infrastructure News

Delhi Metro stations to have e-autos! EPCA seeks framework to run 15,000 e-autos for last-mile connectivity

This move has come after the SC had earlier capped the number of auto-rickshaws in the capital at just one lakh. The court has now asked the panel to examine the issue of EPCA seeking to operate e-autos and to submit a report

Delhi Metro News

Indian Railways directed by NGT to control pollution during loading, unloading of goods; here’s why

NGT has directed that UP Pollution Control Board may take steps for the recovery of assessed compensation. It was stated that the necessary steps for enforcing the law and precautions be taken within a month to tackle the sit

Infrastructure News

IRCTC Buddhist Circuit Tourist train is here! New package announced for this year; schedule, fares & details

IRCTC Buddhist Circuit Tourist package of eight days/seven nights will begin from October 19 and will go on till October 26. IRCTC has a new LHB rake for the special Buddhist Circuit tourist train.