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Indian Railways says ready to run trains for migrants on states’ demand; 3,840 Shramik trains run till May 28

According to Yadav, in the last week itself on an average as many as 3 lakh migrants have been transporetd through trains on a daily basis.

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IRCTC special trains alert! Indian Railways allows tatkal ticket booking; increases advance reservation period

IRCTC special trains: As of now, Indian Railways is running 30 AC special trains and from June 1, 200 IRCTC special trains will start running.

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Relief for passengers! Indian Railways may start more IRCTC special trains in coming days based on demand

The 200 IRCTC special trains that will run from June 1 will be separate from the 30 AC train services that are already running from May 12.

Indian Railways has partially resumed passenger train services from May 12. News

IRCTC special trains alert! Booking for 200 trains starts online on May 21 morning; full list of trains here

The new set of special Indian Railways trains will consist of air-conditioned as well as non-air conditioned coaches, the Railway Ministry said in a statement.

The 200 special trains will begin services from June 1. News

Indian Railways passengers alert! 200 non AC time-tabled trains to start from June 1; booking on IRCTC website

According to Indian Railways, tickets for these special non-AC trains can only be booked online on the IRCTC website (irctc.co.in) or mobile app.

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Delhi Metro, other metro networks in country to remain shut during Lockdown 4.0; details

Delhi Metro lockdown 4.0 rules: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is already ensuring the proper maintenance of its vast network by running some empty trains daily.

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More world-class airports in India soon! FM Sitharaman announces 6 more airports for PPP bidding

According to FM Sitharaman, the additional investment by private players in the 12 airports in the first and the second rounds is expected to be around Rs 13,000 crore.

The idea of awarding these airports on the PPP model is to get world-class transit hubs in India. News

Booking IRCTC e-ticket for special passenger trains? You have to give your destination address; here’s why

All train ticket reservation counters at railway stations continue to remain closed. IRCTC or authorised railway agents are also not allowed to book tickets for these special passenger trains.

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Indian Railways allows for waitlisted tickets in special passenger trains; more trains likely

These new waitlisted ticket limits will come into place for the special trains starting from May 22, for which the bookings will open from May 15.

A circular in this regard has already been sent to the zonal railways. News

Relief for contractors! FM Sitharaman announces extension for Indian Railways, road and highways contracts

The announcement was made by FM Nirmala Sitharaman a day after PM Narendra Modi promised a Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package to deal with the fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The relief for contractors covers construction and goods and services contracts. News

IRCTC website crashes! Booking for Indian Railways special passenger trains to now resume at this time

Officials have said that data entry for all the 15 special trains (30 with return trips) is underway and that is the reason that the website is unresponsive as of now.

According to Indian Railways officials, the bookings will now resume at 6:00 PM today. News

IRCTC special trains: Full list of trains, stoppages & time-table starting from May 12

Indian Railways has said that counter ticket operations at railway stations will continue to remain shut.

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IRCTC online ticket booking, refund, cancellation, tatkal rules for special Indian Railways trains; details

These special trains will commence operations from May 12, that is tomorrow from the New Delhi railway station to various parts of the country.

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Indian Railways resumes passenger train services! Full list of destinations, fare, ticket rules; top facts

All the 15 trains will originate from the New Delhi railway station and the trips will include return journeys as well.

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Indian Railways to begin passenger train services! IRCTC ticket bookings to open soon; details here

Covid-19 lockdown: The bookings for special trains that will travel to major stations, with selective stoppages, will start from 4 PM onwards on May 11.

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Important alert! Indian Railways passenger train operations to remain cancelled with lockdown extension

Indian Railways has already suspended its advance train ticket reservation until further clarity on the COVID-19 lockdown situation.

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You can’t book Indian Railways train tickets for coming months; all passenger trains cancelled till May 3

Indian Railways passenger train services update: With PM Modi announcing extension of COVID-19 lockdown till May 3, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways will not resume passenger train services.

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Important alert! Indian Railways cancels all passenger train services till this date; check details

COVID-19 impact on Indian Railways services: Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has taken the unprecedented and important decision to cancel all train services across its vast network till March 31, in view of the Coronavirus o

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Food alert for train passengers! IRCTC stops on-board catering on these trains amidst Coronavirus outbreak

IRCTC catering services in Indian Railways Mail/Express trains have been stopped until further notice, due to the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.


No passenger trains on Janta Curfew day? Indian Railways cancels over 3,700 train services; details here

Indian Railways has announced that over 1,300 Mail/Express trains on March 22 stand cancelled.

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Indian Railways eyes world-class shift in trains with 160 kmph aluminium body coaches; exclusive details

Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is looking to acquire the expertise to manufacture India's first aluminium body train coaches, learns Financial Express Online.

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Indian Railways to revamp Chandigarh railway station on airport-style model; top 10 facts

Chandigarh railway station to be revamped! IRSDC under Indian Railways is all set to redevelop the Chandigarh railway station into a world-class transport hub on the lines of airports across the country.

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Wow! Indian Railways eyes mega infrastructure project with new rail corridor along Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

Indian Railways to have new rail corridor along Delhi-Mumbai Expressway? Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has expressed interest in building a railway corridor along the upcoming Delhi-Mumbai Expressway.

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Breathtaking! IRCTC Golden Chariot is the epitome of luxury; check images, facts about swanky new train

IRCTC Golden Chariot Luxury Train is beautiful! Good news for tourists! Soon, one of the most enchanting luxury trains of India is all set to restart its services.

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Talgo ready to ‘Make in India’ world-class trains; says Indian Railways plan for private trains brilliant

Indian Railways is inviting private players to run trains on its network in what is being envisaged as a Rs 22,500 crore mega infrastructure project.

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IRCTC Kashi Mahakal Express flagged off by PM Modi; check time-table, booking & refund rules of private train

IRCTC Kashi Mahakal Express: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the IRCTC Kashi Mahakal Express from Varanasi today.

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This will be the New Delhi railway station soon! Indian Railways ready with big Rs 6,500 crore revamp plan

New Delhi Railway station set for big revamp! Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has drawn up an ambitious plan to convert the New Delhi railway station into a world-class airport-style transit hub.

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