Govt announces cash prizes for Indian Railways athletes & coaches participating in Tokyo Olympics 2020

In the ongoing Olympics, as many as 25 athletes, five coaches as well as one Physio from Railway Sports Promotion Board are representing the Indian contingent.

Tokyo Olympics, cash prize

IRCTC Mahalaya Pind Daan Tarpan: Visit Varanasi, Prayagraj, Gaya at affordable price; See tour package details

Those who wish to avail this tour package can book their tickets online on the IRCTC website. Besides, tickets are also available at Tourist Facilitation Center, Zonal as well as Regional Offices of I

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Bengaluru Metro operations on extended Purple Line likely to begin by August; details

In the new metro stretch, the time of travel between Mysuru Road metro station and Kengeri metro station is expected to be approximately 15 minutes.

Bengaluru Metro, Namma Metro

Digital Display System, CCTV & more! Indian Railways introduces Godda-Delhi Humsafar train with Smart coaches

Train Number 12349/12350 Godda - New Delhi Humsafar Express has been introduced with LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) AC 3 Tier coaches.

Humsafar Express, smart coach

Braithwaite nears deal with Ukraine for 5,000 railway wagons

Braithwaite will only supply the wagon frames without any wheels and that too would be supplied in parts and pieces, Braithwaite’s chairman and MD Yatish Kumar told FE.

Braithwaite will only supply the wagon frames without any wheels and that too would be supplied in parts and pieces, Braithwaite’s chairman and MD Yatish Kumar told FE.

Parliament passed Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021 to repeal and replace Lighthouse Act 1927; see benefits

The bill was moved in Rajya Sabha by Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal on 19 July 2021 and it was passed yesterday.

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Indian Railways’ fight against pandemic continues; provides Covid testing facility at Ernakulam Town station

Four companies are setting up Covid-19 testing kiosks at 13 different locations across 12 railway stations of the Southern Railway zone's Thiruvananthapuram Division.

Covid, railway station

Big step for faster Indian Railways services! Maximum permissible speed on Godavari bridge doubled to 100 kmph

The 9 km long Manchiryal-Peddampet stretch is located in the Golden Diagonal route of the Kazipet-Balharshah section, which is a gateway of the Southern region of the country, particularly from north

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Kudos to Indian Railways crew for saving several passengers’ lives; here’s what happened

For displaying courage and taking swift action, South Western Railways' GM had appreciated the crew and also announced a cash reward as a sign of encouragement.

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Newly introduced Inland Vessels Bill in Lok Sabha seeks to replace Inland Vessels Act 1917; See its benefits

The new bill seeks to replace the Inland Vessels Act of 1917 for the regulation of security, safety as well as registration of inland vessels.

Inland Vessels, Bill

Delhi rains: Entry, exit gates of Saket metro station closed due to waterlogging

"Trains are currently not stopping at Saket metro station. Entry/exit gates have been closed due to waterlogging. Services otherwise normal on entire Yellow Line," the DMRC tweeted.

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Superhit! Full occupancy on Indian Railways new Vistadome coaches on Yesvantpur-Mangaluru route; Watch exciting features

Earlier this month, Vistadome coaches were introduced to Train Number 06211/06212, Train Number 06575/06576 and Train Number 06539/06540.

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Delhi Metro Travel Update: Only 20% seating capacity with no standing allowed inside trains, DMRC clarifies

According to DMRC, some passengers are still under the impression that inside a metro train, alternate seats are not to be occupied and preferred to travel standing.

Delhi Metro, DMRC

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announces Rs 2 crore reward, promotion for Mirabai Chanu

"It was great to meet and congratulate the pride of India and honour of Indian Rly, @mirabai_chanu. Also felicitated her & announced Rs. 2 Cr , a promotion and more. She has inspired billions around t

Mirabai Chanu

Delhi Metro’s Dhansa bus stand station adorned with artworks, photos depicting local heritage, flora & fauna

During winters, birds like sparrows, parrots, kingfishers, eagles, ducks dot this area and are a delight for bird watchers. Photos on printed glass panels showcase the area's rich biodiversity and is

Delhi Metro, Dhansa bus stand metro station

Parched City: Reviving traditional methodologies of water preservation

NITI Aayog report in 2018 has stated that nearly half of India’s population face extreme water stress.


Upcoming Noida International Airport’s architecture to have reflection of Indian heritage

Billed to be the country's largest upon completion, the Jewar airport is being developed by Swiss firm Zurich International Airport (ZIA) AG at an estimated cost of Rs 29,560 crore.

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Mild tremors in Delhi: Metro services briefly delayed, says DMRC

The DMRC, till Sunday, was running trains with 50 per cent seating capacity since June 7 when the services had resumed after a long hiatus.

Delhi metro, Tremors

Gujarat’s Surat, Udhna stations to become world-class Railpolis! Indian Railways invites RFQ

The pre-bid meeting is scheduled to be held on 6 August 2021 and the deadline for submissions being 31 August 2021.

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Attention, Delhi Metro users! From today, 16 additional entry gates to be operational; see station list here

16 additional entry gates will be made operational at 16 Delhi Metro stations across the network in a bid to facilitate the movement of metro commuters.

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Delhi Metro to operate with full seating capacity as govt further relaxes Covid curbs

Entry at metro stations will continue to be regulated to adjust the permitted capacity and will be allowed only through identified gates as per the ongoing practices.

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Indian Railways to run Superfast Special between Jhansi and Kolkata; Check timings, halts & other details

Passengers can book their tickets from IRCTC official website or through PRS counters.

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Direct and fast rail connectivity in Haryana! State approves Indian Railways Karnal-Yamunanagar rail line project

The project, once completed, will strengthen the original transport infrastructure by providing fast, economical, safe, reliable, and comfortable mobility options to the people of Haryana.

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Indian Railways completes one of the longest micro-tunneling works at Mumbai’s Sandhurst Road station; Check benefits

This challenging micro tunneling work was carried out in coordination with the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

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Faster Indian Railways trains! 180 kmph trial conducted on LHB AC 2-Tier coaches; watch video

The Kota Division in the West Central Railway zone has successfully conducted trial runs of LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) AC 2 Tier coaches at a speed of 180 km per hour in the Nagda-Kota-Sawai Madhopur s

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Meerut-Prayagraj Ganga Expressway: Yogi govt to seek Rs 4,480 crore loan

The process of purchasing land for the Ganga Expressway, which is to be built from Meerut to Prayagraj, is going on in full swing.

Speaking to FE, an official of the state government said the loan amount would be made available in lieu of securitisation. With the additional availability of financial resources, the purchase of land and other work will be accelerated. (Representative image)

Indian Railways to run special trains between Yesvantpur and Kannur, Mangaluru; See route, halts, timings here

All travelling passengers have been requested to adhere strictly to COVID -19 guidelines issued by state and central governments.

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