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Thumbs up! Indian Railways to go eco-friendly by becoming world’s 1st 100% electrified and ‘Net-Zero’ railway

By the year 2023, Indian Railways will be the world’s first railway of this size to be 100 per cent electrified and by the year 2030, it will be the world's first 'Net-Zero' railway.

Delhi Metro’s oldest corridors to get 8-coach trains, all 6-coach sets to be converted; details

All metro trains on the three older corridors will be converted into eight coach sets by the year 2021 in order to accommodate more number of passengers.

Indian Railways new revenue stream! IRCTC trains to promote films, art; Akshay Kumar’s ‘Housefull 4’ 1st taker

A 'Housefull 4' Indian Railways train! In a unique initiative by IRCTC and Indian Railways, an entire train has been given for the promotion of the upcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer Housefull 4.

Cleanest railway stations in India 2019: These Indian Railways stations showed the best improvement; top 10

The Indian Railways survey ranks railway stations and zones on several parameters such as solid and liquid waste management, energy management, cleaning activities, etc.

Festive cheer for Indian Railways passengers! 9 new Sewa Service trains launched today; full list of routes

Indian Railways launches Sewa Service trains! These trains are aimed at facilitating passengers to reach the hubs of major stations and also provide rail connectivity between smaller towns and important cities.

Delhi Metro to construct 2 new Metrolite corridors between Rithala-Narela, Kirti Nagar-Dwarka ECC; details

The preparations are underway for constructing Metrolite corridors between Rithala-Narela and Kirti Nagar-Dwarka ECC (Exhibition cum Convention Centre).

Indian Railways largest AC waiting room opened at Patna Junction station! Details of facilities, services here

The waiting room has been equipped with facilities in such a way that passengers can wait here for a long time, irrespective of the class of train ticket. The passengers who have a platform ticket can also enter the waiting room.

Indian Railways to run extra Suvidha special trains for upcoming Diwali, Christmas; full list here

Western Railways has planned to introduce 80 more services of special trains between Mumbai Central - New Delhi and Ahmedabad - Delhi’s Sarai Rohilla.

Delhi-Meerut Expressway speed limit to increase! Soon, commuters can drive at 100-120 kmph; details here

As per the speed limit signboards, the speed limit at Delhi-Meerut expressway is 40 kmph for goods carriers and 70 kmph for light motor vehicles.

Delhi Metro commuters cheer! DMRC to run electric feeder buses to improve last-mile connectivity

These feeder bus services will be completely air-conditioned for the comfort and convenience of passengers. These buses will help in enhancing the last mile connectivity and will also be non-polluting as they are electric mode buses.

Vande Bharat Express passengers stranded! Passengers of Varanasi-Delhi train suffer without AC and lights

The train set, manufactured by Integrated Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai can run up to a maximum speed of 160 km per hour, but has attained speeds of 180 kmph during its trials.

Modi’s ambitious wind-solar hybrid projects witness a slow beginning

Besides land issues, lack of transmission infrastructure is another factor contributing to the weak sentiment.

Hindon Airport begins operation; check location, flight schedule, key details of Delhi-NCR’s 2nd airport

Hindon Airport is 39 km away from New Delhi Railway station. It is 50 km away from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi. It is 30 km from Noida.

IRCTC Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express: Current ticket booking counters open for private train; details here

Passengers who wish to take a ride on the new Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express can only book online tickets through the official IRCTC website (irctc.co.in) and IRCTC Rail Connect mobile app.

IRCTC next-generation e-ticket cancellation rules 2019: How to cancel e-ticket booked online; stepwise details

IRCTC ticket cancellation rules 2019: Upon successful cancellation, a confirmation message will be sent on the registered mobile number. Cancellation amount will be deducted and the refund amount will be displayed.

Registration of complaints gets easier for Indian Railways passengers! New website, app launched; details here

On the newly launched website, the database of criminals, including their photographs, active in Indian Railways' jurisdiction all over the country would be uploaded.

Hindon Airport in Delhi-NCR to begin commercial flight ops under UDAN from tomorrow; check route details

From October 11 onwards, Heritage aviation will start conducting commercial flight operations between Hindon Airport and Pithoragarh Airstrip. There will be one flight per day. Flights will be available six days a week.

Delhi-Meerut RRTS: One step closer! 1st rapid rail pillar to come up in priority section of Guldhar-Duhai

The ongoing civil construction work on the 17 km long priority section Sahibabad-Duhai of Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS will soon take the shape of pillars and viaducts.

Bumper privatisation move in Indian Railways! Task force planned for 50 private railway stations, 150 trains

The Railway Ministry has decided to bring in private operators to run passenger trains and is also contemplating to take up as many as 150 trains in the first phase.

What! Indian Railways generates more revenue by selling scrap than budget of 3 Northeast states together

The maximum profit of Rs 4,409 crore by selling scrap was earned in the financial year 2011-12. While the lowest income of Rs 2,718 crore was earned by Indian Railways in the fiscal year 2016-17.