Railways

Big infra boost for UP! Indian Railways coach factory to roads; 5 noteworthy points from PM Modi’s visit

PM Modi on his recent visit to Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli and Prayagraj, flagged off the Humsafar Express rake and also laid the foundation stone for many new projects, giving a boost to the overall infrastructure of the state.

PM Modi to inaugurate Assam’s Bogibeel bridge on Dec 25: Piyush Goyal

The 4.94 kilometre Bogibeel bridge, work on which started in 2002, will be the longest rail-cum-road bridge in the country and will connect Dhemaji and Dibrugarh on the north and south banks of the Br

Soon, a virtual tour of Indian Railways’ heritage sites in trains, classrooms

Tying up with Google and using AR-VR technology, Indian Railways is considering to provide virtual reality glasses to passengers on rent so that they can have a glimpse of the sites without actually b

Indian Railways to run 800 special trains for Kumbh Mela pilgrims

PRO NCR Amit Malviya said, "Six special trains will come to Allahabad from different railway zones of the country for pilgrims and tourists participating in the Kumbh Mela."

Raebareli’s MCF eyes 250 kmph capable aluminium coaches! After Train 18, this is Indian Railways next big step

Indian Railways, under PM Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' initiative, is looking to manufacture its first aluminium shell coaches that will possibly be capable of attaining speeds of 250 kmph!

Train to Statue of Unity! Kevadiya railway station coming up soon; President Kovind lays foundation stone

The 182-meters-tall Statue of Unity is dedicated to India’s first home minister and Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The Statue of Unity has become a new tourist hub in Gujarat and it was reported

India’s 1st Railway University! Piyush Goyal dedicates to nation unique Indian Railways institution; 10 facts

India's first railway university in Vadodara: Indian Railways' big initiative! Railway Minister Piyush Goyal along with the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is dedicating India's very first Railway

MMRDA takes over monorail operations from L&T-Scomi JV

Says LTSE failed to supply the Rolling Stock Trains, failed to operate and maintain the system on the entire corridor and failed to rectify defects as per the contractual clauses.

Waitlisted and RAC ticket holders cheer! This new device by Indian Railways to give you confirmed berths

Indian Railways passengers, especially waitlisted and RAC ticket holders, have reason to be happy - thanks to a new tablet device that is being given to TTEs across the national transporter's network.

Boosting business! Indian Railways gives 25% haulage discount to privately owned empty containers, flat wagons

Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has announced a discount of 25 per cent in haulage charge for privately owned empty containers and flat wagons.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: Construction work on swanky Vadodara railway station to begin soon

The Vadodara Railway station of the Western Railway zone is set to be revamped for the bullet train project and experts have prepared the final design for the same. The tendering process for the const

Indian Railways converts two more trains to LHB rakes; how it benefits passengers

The LHB coaches have been designed in a way so that there can be an enhancement of accommodation capacity to benefit passengers. Moreover, passengers travelling in these coaches will feel more comfort

Now travelling to Statue of Unity to become easier; Indian Railways to build a station in Kevadiya

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are scheduled to visit the town on December 15 and lay the foundation stone for Kevadiya Railway Station. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Guja

Big Bazaar, PVR, Shoppers Stop and more! Indian Railways stations to be a paradise for passengers and shoppers

With Big Bazaar, Shoppers Stop and PVR, soon you will be able to watch movies and shop till you drop at Indian Railways stations!

Crackdown effect! This Indian Railways zone has earned whopping Rs 125 crore from errant passengers

Rs 21.39 crore was recovered in November alone from errant passengers. In November 2017, the Central zone had collected an amount of Rs 11.66 crore from such travellers. So that's an increase of 83.45

Why Indian Railways is installing ‘aircraft-like’ black boxes in its locomotives

Indian Railways has started installing Loco cab audio-video recording system (LCAVR)/Crew Voice/Video Recording System (CVVRS) in diesel locomotives as well as electric locomotives. The devices are si

Pay more for drinking water at Indian Railway stations! IRCTC to increase price of water from vending machines

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has proposed to increase the prices to fill up one bottle by Re 1. The railway board has also approved the proposals for the new costs of dr

Bengaluru Metro pillar develops cracks, trains slowed down at damaged portion

A metro rail pillar in the busy Trinity Station here has developed cracks, compelling the Bengaluru Metro Rail authorities to slow down the speed of the trains at the damaged portion.

Local train from Mumbai to Nashik? Indian Railways’ Central zone set to conduct trials; details here

According to the Research, Standards and Designs Organisation (RDSO), the EMU services can be operated from Mumbai to Nashik provided several steps are taken in order to prevent accidents in the steep

Indian Railways cancels, reduces frequency of over 50 trains from December-February! Complete list here

Cancellation of train services especially during foggy weather is not unusual for Indian Railways, despite efforts to install fog devices and regulate traffic.

Travel luxuriously from Chennai to Madurai in Indian Railways’ new Tejas Express

Tejas Express will be the first luxury train linking Chennai Egmore with the southern districts, by Southern Railway. As per plans, the train will start at 6:00 AM, reach Madurai by 1:00 PM and return

Indian Railways to revive Siliguri-Sealdah route via Bangladesh? Train travel time to reduce to 7 hours!

According to Indian Railways, the route will be around 200 km less than the current route of 573 km and will see trains enter Bangladesh at the Petrapole-Benapole border and exit at the Chilahati-Hald

Where is My Train app: Google buys Indian startup! Indian Railways passengers check live train status offline

At present, the multilingual Android app is available in as many as 8 languages namely, English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu.

Train 18 a super hit! Indian Railways may roll out 10 more engine-less ‘Shatabdi killers’; details here

Train 18 a super hit! With trials of Indian Railways first engine-less train for long-distance travel proving to be a success, Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry has asked ICF, Chennai to expedite manu

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