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No mean feat! How did Indian Railways achieve 100% punctuality of passenger trains? Find out here

The 100% punctuality record was achieved when just 230 passenger trains were running along with around 3,000 loaded freight trains and 2,200 empty trains.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train Project: A new hurdle for the country’s first high-speed rail corridor; details

The Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train project is the Centre’s flagship collaboration with Japan, which was jointly announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe in Tokyo in the ye

Private railways take off! Now to fix twist in tracks

Without an independent regulator, the Railways has too much discretion and that will frighten away investors.

First time in Indian Railways history! No train delayed; railway records 100% punctuality

Indian Railways punctuality record! On 1 July 2020, a total of 201 train services were run and all the 201 trains arrived at their destinations, at the right time.

India’s first private train on Indian Railways network to hit tracks by this year; details

Private trains: The aim of this initiative is to introduce modern technology rolling stock with reduced transit time, reduced maintenance, provide enhanced safety to passengers, provide world-class tr

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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These 3 Delhi railway stations set to be world-class! Indian Railways plans mega projects; details

Once all the redevelopment work is complete, these railway stations will not only boast a swanky makeover but also various passenger-friendly facilities.

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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Better than European standards! Indian Railways to get ‘Make in India’ rails for faster trains; details

The special R 260 grade vanadium alloyed rail is targeted to meet the requirements of the national transporter for higher speed and higher axle load.

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

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New Pamban rail bridge: Indian Railways starts constructing first pillar in sea for vertical lift rail bridge

The development work on the vertical lift railway sea bridge is currently going on at Pamban in the state of Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district.

Unique project to earn revenue! Indian Railways launches thermal screening camera initiative; details

The vendor authorized to sell disposable blankets, sanitizers, quilts, and face masks to passengers from a dedicated kiosk, will have to pay the national transporter.

Indian Railways bullet train project: Boost for Atmanirbhar Bharat! Indian companies to lay high-speed tracks

To explore if the highly technical work of laying the rail track of the bullet train corridor can be done by an indigenous engineering company, India is in discussions with Japan.

Mumbai Local Trains: From today, Indian Railways to start additional suburban services for essential staff

The national transporter has urged the state government to ensure all those permitted to travel, are allowed only after ensuring that they are medically fit and do not come from a COVID-19 containment

Wow! Indian Railways receives “overwhelming” response for Nagpur, Amritsar, Gwalior, Sabarmati station projects

IRSDC had invited Request for Qualifications (RFQs) for the redevelopment of Gwalior, Nagpur, Amritsar and Sabarmati railway stations.

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Termination of over 500 catering supervisors contracts? IRCTC keeps order in abeyance till further notice

In 2018, IRCTC hired around 560 hospitality supervisors to maintain a quality check on contractors assigned to cater food in trains that are equipped with pantries.

Super Anaconda train! Indian Railways creates history; joins three freight trains in ‘Anaconda’ formation

The three loaded freight trains (carrying more than 15,000 tonnes) were run in an 'Anaconda' formation through Bilaspur Division and Chakradharpur Division.

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.

Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is currently running as many as 230 IRCTC special passenger trains on high demand routes.

Indian Railways Bengaluru Division finds new revenue stream! Transports tillers, tractor & farm equipment

The first rake of as many as 410 Tillers, 18 number of Tractors, and other 1,396 equipment were sent to Changsari in Assam, while the second rake of 175 number of Tractors was sent to Kankaria near Ah

Indian Railways does remarkable work! From increasing train speed to doubling lines – 200 projects completed

hese works, which were pending for several years and were causing severe bottlenecks, were planned during the lockdown period as Indian Railways considered it ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity’ to t

Uninterrupted milk supply! Indian Railways’ Doodh Duronto Special Train transports over 1 crore litres milk

The Doodh Duronto Special Train, which was introduced by the South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways to maintain an adequate supply of milk during the COVID-19 lockdown period from Renigunta to

Your AC train travel is set to change! Indian Railways to revamp its air-conditioned coaches; here’s why

The experiment was conducted on 15 pairs of AC trains being run by the national transporter on the Rajdhani rail routes since 12 May 2020.

Indian Railways’ fight against COVID-19 continues; makes over 1.91 lakh PPE gown, 7.33 lakh face masks!

The workshops of Indian Railways are manufacturing PPE coveralls, hand sanitizers, face masks, cots in-house.

Travelling in IRCTC special trains? Now, stalls at Indian Railways stations to sell COVID-19 care essentials

From now on, Coronavirus essentials such as face masks, sanitizers, gloves, bedroll kits, etc., will be sold at the multi-purpose stalls at Indian Railways' station platforms.

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