Indian Railways passengers take note! Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani gets 2 locomotives; journey time reduced by 1 hour

Indian Railways passengers travelling on train number 12951/52 Mumbai-Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani Express will have reason to cheer as the train will take an hour less to travel between the two major cities.
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India’s 1st rail university project: Gujarat govt allots land for National Rail and Transportation Institute

It is India's first such university/institute that is focussed on transport-related education, training, and multidisciplinary research. NRTI is one of the pet projects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express: Details of expected fare, schedule and route of second engineless Train 18

The Vande Bharat Express has 16 coaches with a total of 1,128 seats for passengers to sit. It has 14 coaches of normal chair car with 936 seats and 2 coaches of executive chair car with 104 seats.

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Big eco-friendly step! Indian Railways to ban single use plastic material on the network from October 2

The decision has been taken following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speech, where he mentioned the need to eliminate single use plastic in India from 2 October 2019.

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Indian Railways’ Sabarmati station beautified with wall paintings depicting life of Mahatma Gandhi; see pics

Over the last few months, the national transporter is effortlessly working towards beautification as well as redevelopment of railway stations across the country.

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Shri Ramayana Express: IRCTC to start tour in November; see journey date, fare and other details

The train journey will cover various pilgrimage centres that are associated with Lord Ram and after completing the journey, the train will return to Delhi.

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Indian Railways takes commendable step to prevent food-wastage! New public fridge to store food for the needy

The new initiative has been well received by the public as since its launch on 15 August 2019, around 100 people have already used the public refrigerator.

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IRCTC Delhi-Lucknow, Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express ‘private’ trains to have special flexible fare; details

Indian Railways takes first step towards 'private' trains! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has given IRCTC the go ahead to run its trains on the Delhi-Lucknow and Ahmedabad-Mumbai routes.

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Indian Railways takes leap for cleanliness and hygiene; installs 98 bio-toilets in trains in a single day

The Bio-Toilet project of Indian Railways is an innovative and indigenous development of technology, a first of its kind that is being used by any railroad in the world for onboard accelerated digesti

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Vande Bharat Express gets big recognition! Stamp on India’s first indigenous semi-high speed train released

ICF in collaboration with the Department of Posts has recently released a commemorative stamp on Vande Bharat Express.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Why officials may visit Japan for India’s first high-speed rail project

The CRS has no experience of certifying bullet trains and tracks. Due to this reason, officials are being sent to Japan, which is backing India's Bullet Train project.

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Indian Railways provides WiFi in mission mode! Now, enjoy free high-speed internet at 3,000 rail stations

RailTel, the Mini Ratna under the Ministry of Railways has successfully provided high speed and free 'RailWire' WiFi service at 3,000 stations across the Indian Railways network.

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Indian Railways’ 2nd double-decker UDAY Express for business travellers to run on this route; 5 key facts

Indian Railways' UDAY or Utkrisht Double Decker Air-Conditioned Yatri Express is a specially-designed air-conditioned train with chair car coaches for business travellers.

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No bill for food on trains? Have it for free! IRCTC staff to sport “No Bill – The Food is Free” on uniforms

Earlier this year, it was reported that between the months of April 2018 and October 2018, there were more than 7,000 overcharging complaints.

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One more upgraded rake under Indian Railways’ project Utkrisht introduced at Mangaluru Central; details here

With the introduction of the new Utkrisht rake, the trains namely, Mangaluru Central - Thiruvananthapuram Maveli Express, Mangaluru Central - Chennai Central Mail and Chennai Central - Mangaluru Centr

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More Vande Bharat Express trains soon! Indian Railways readies new tender guidelines for semi-high speed train

At present, Indian Railways is gearing up for the launch of second Vande Bharat Express, meanwhile, the process to bring in the next batches of the Train 18 trainsets has gone through a shift.

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Why Indians want Vande Bharat Express: PM Modi explains changing aspirations in Independence Day speech

India's first semi-high speed engineless Vande Bharat Express is in much-demand, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi! While addressing the nation from Red Fort on Independence Day, PM Modi said that the

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First-of-its-kind step! Seismic sensors, thermal cameras to check Indian Railways’ train-elephant collisions

A total of ten seismic sensors as well as thermal cameras will be installed along the railway tracks at six points in the range.

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Howrah-Anand Vihar bi-weekly Express gets swanky! Passengers can enjoy better train rides with new LHB rake

Now, instead of the conventional ICF (Integral Coach Factory) design coaches, Train number 12323 / 12324 Howrah-Anand Vihar bi-weekly Express will run with LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) rake with effect f

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Tejas Express Delhi to Lucknow by September-end? IRCTC to operate luxury train; ‘private’ trains in the offing

Tejas Express Delhi to Lucknow to begin services soon! If all goes well, then the new Tejas Express train from Delhi to Lucknow will start plying by the end of September, providing world-class travel

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This new Indian Railways locomotive runs at 180 kmph! Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains to get it soon; watch video

Indian Railways' 'Make in India' locomotive achieves 180 kmph speed! In a big boost for faster train travel, Indian Railways has manufactured a new WAP-7HS locomotive that has achieved speeds of 180 k

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Beautiful! Indian Railways gives a traditional makeover to Vikramshila Express using Bihar’s Manjusha folk art

To beautify the coaches of Vikramshila Express at Bhagalpur coaching depot of Malda Division, Indian Railways has used the traditional Manjusha folk art of Bhagalpur, Bihar.

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Indian Railways passengers cheer! Trains and coaches to become swankier, cleaner with these steps

From periodic maintenance to mid-life rehabilitation, there have been several steps taken and various projects launched in order to give an essential infrastructural boost to the trains on the network

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Indian Railways goes extra mile to upgrade tracks! Automatic track renewal machines being used at night

One stretch - the Dhupguri - Khalaigram block section in West Bengal that falls under Northeast Frontier Railway zone, is a single line section, having line capacity of more than 170 per cent. At this

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