Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express private train delayed! IRCTC sends SMS to passengers to claim refund of this amount

The train offers free rail travel insurance to passengers, worth Rs 25 lakh. Moreover, as per its refund policy, Rs 100 is refunded to passengers if the train is delayed for more than one hour and Rs 250 if delayed over two hours.
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Indian Railways tickets bonanza! No more waiting for confirmed tickets; additional seats being made available

From now, passengers will not have to wait for getting confirmed train tickets as the Railway Ministry is arranging additional seats/berths for the passengers.

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Great step! Indian Railways NFR zone plans to save crores by producing 8000 kWp of solar power

The HOG system is likely to earn additional revenue for the national transporter by replacing the power cars with passenger coaches. Since there is no use of diesel, there is no air pollution due to t

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Indian Railways directed by NGT to control pollution during loading, unloading of goods; here’s why

NGT has directed that UP Pollution Control Board may take steps for the recovery of assessed compensation. It was stated that the necessary steps for enforcing the law and precautions be taken within

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Indian Railways not to be privatised, says Piyush Goyal; PPP model eyed for running trains, upgrading infra

Earlier this month, the Modi government decided to form a task force to draw a blueprint for handing over operations of 150 Indian Railways' trains and 50 stations to private operators in a time-bound

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IRCTC Buddhist Circuit Tourist train is here! New package announced for this year; schedule, fares & details

IRCTC Buddhist Circuit Tourist package of eight days/seven nights will begin from October 19 and will go on till October 26. IRCTC has a new LHB rake for the special Buddhist Circuit tourist train.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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 importa

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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


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.

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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.

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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.

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IRCTC ticket booking time, service charges, payment methods & precautions for e-tickets on website, via agent

If you are planning to book online tickets through the IRCTC website or through agents, then it is better to keep yourself well aware of service charges, payment methods, and precautions while purchas

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IRCTC Tejas Express trains offer unique refund and travel insurance; how to claim refund on private train

The first private train to run on Indian Railways network - IRCTC-owned Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express, which started commercial services earlier this month is offering free rail travel insurance to

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Indian Railways flags off first DEMU train services in Tripura between Dharmanagar to Sabroom; details here

The coaches of DEMU trains are also better equipped with more seating capacity. A total of eight coaches have been attached in the DEMU trains. The regular service of the DEMU trains started from Octo

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Vande Bharat Express passengers note! Enjoy premium food, local delicacies on new Delhi-Katra train; full menu

Train number 22439/22440 New Delhi-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-New Delhi will ply on all days of the week except Tuesday. For the comfort of passengers, Indian Railways has decided on an all vegetari

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Cleanest railway stations in India 2019: Top 10 facts every Indian Railways passenger would be happy about

The cleanest railway stations 2019 survey was done taking into account several parameters like solid waste management, liquid waste management, energy management, cleaning activities among others.

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Great news! Indian Railways installs bio-toilets in 95% train coaches; 100% target to be achieved in 3 months

Bio toilets are decomposition mechanized toilets which decomposes human excreta waste into organic matter through the biological process of composting. H

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