Smriti Jain

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How Indian Railways aims to make stations like New Delhi into world-class hubs: RLDA Vice Chairman explains

The cost of re-development will be met primarily by leveraging commercial development of spare railway land/airspace in and around the station.

IRCTC special trains: Cheer for Indian Railways passengers! Full list of 80 new trains to start from Sept 12

IRCTC special trains: Big cheer for Indian Railways passengers! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has decided to introduce another 80 IRCTC special trains from September 12.

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Indian Railways’ CSMT station in Mumbai set for grand airport-style make-over; details

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) has been given charge of the ambitious project which is estimated to cost Rs 1,642 crore.

Vande Bharat Express: No Chinese Train 18! Indian Railways likely to scrap CRRC bid in semi-high speed project

No to Chinese participation in Vande Bharat Express trains! Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry is likely to scrap the bid of a Chinese Joint Venture firm for 44 semi-high speed train sets project, learns Financial Express Onli

Private trains in India to be like Train 18? Indian Railways wants these 10 Vande Bharat Express-type features

Private trains in India: Indian Railways is looking to offer passengers world-class comforts and assured availability of trains on high-demand routes in the coming years.

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Faster passenger trains soon! Indian Railways to upgrade Golden Quadrilateral, its diagonals to 130 kmph

Faster Indian Railways trains soon! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways aims to upgrade all four arms of the Golden Quadrilateral and its diagonals to allow for faster movement of passenger trains.

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No more waitlisting? Confirmed train tickets for all soon! Indian Railways bets on multi-thousand crore project

Confirmed train tickets soon! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is working on a multi-thousand crore project that will eventually eliminate the need for waitlisted train tickets.

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Private trains on Indian Railways: Passengers, don’t miss this! Full list of routes, destinations, timings

Private trains: Indian Railways passengers can certainly look forward to faster, more comfortable and world-class travel experience in the coming years.

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Great! Indian Railways kick-starts Rs 30,000 crore private trains project – get ready for world-class trains

Private trains on Indian Railways network: Passengers will love this! Indian Railways has invited Request for Qualifications for private sector participation on over 100 railway routes with 150 modern, world-class trains.

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Unlock 2.0 guidelines: Good news! Indian Railways likely to start more IRCTC special trains services soon

The Railway Ministry has already said that more IRCTC special trains will be introduced in due course, depending on the demand on various routes.

IRCTC refund rules: Indian Railways to provide full refund for all regular trains booked till this date

If you have booked a regular train ticket on April 14, 2020 for a train 120 days from then, the train will now be cancelled and full refund will be provided to you by IRCTC.

Wow! Get ready for Indian Railways New Delhi railway station in a never-seen-before world-class look; details

New Delhi railway station set for an airport-style makeover! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is gearing up to roll out the ambitious Rs 6,500 crore revamp project of the New Delhi railway station.

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IRCTC special trains update: No waitlisting worry? Seats available in most 230 Indian Railways trains; details

Stating that analysis of traffic and demand for seats is a constant process, Yadav said that people are now assured that trains are available in case they need to travel for important work.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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