Railways

World Environment Day 2021: Indian Railways aiming to be net zero carbon emitter by 2030

An agreement had been signed with the CII back in 2016 by the railways to ensure that this vision turns into reality.

Traveling experience of passengers to get better! Indian Railways to run these trains with LHB rakes

It is said that LHB coaches have higher carrying capacity and higher speed potential. Besides, these coaches are lighter in weight and also boast anti-climbing features.

LHB, rakes

Massive ticket checking drive: Indian Railways collects Rs 9.5 crore in 2 months from ticketless passengers

In the month of May 2021, as many as 54,000 cases of ticketless/irregular passengers were detected and Rs. 3.33 crore were realized as penalty.

ticketless travel, central railways

Indian Railways narrow gauge heritage train in Gujarat makes trial run with AC vista dome coach

The heritage train service was started by the Gaekwad dynasty of the princely state of Baroda in the year 1913.

heritage train, narrow gauge

Southern Railway registers increase in freight and parcel revenue

The earnings from freight traffic during April and May 2021 was at Rs 427.35 crore as compared to Rs 279.52 crore while earnings from parcel traffic stood at Rs 14.92 crore as compared to Rs 3.46 cro

The CCTV system to improve security has been provided at 801 stations and balance are also planned.

Attention train passengers! Indian Railways to resume several Special Trains from June 5; see list

According to the zonal railway, the halts, timings and route of these passenger special trains will remain the same.

Indian railways, special trains

Lucknow Station Redevelopment Project: Indian Railways Charbagh station to boast new makeover! RLDA floats RFQ

The redevelopment of this railway station will be done on a DBFOT model under two phases at a cost of Rs 556.8 crores.

Charbagh station, Lucknow station

One of Indian Railways oldest, Punjab Mail turns 110 year-old; know about this legacy train

Known as the Punjab Limited during the pre-Independence days, the train was started in the year 1912.

Punjab Mail, train

These states are the top 3 contributors to Indian Railways Oxygen Express deliveries; Check details

Oxygen Express trains loaded 8025 MT oxygen from Jharkhand, 6384 MT from Gujarat, 7102 MT oxygen from Odisha.

LMO, oxygen express

Indian Railways’ RDSO becomes first institution to be declared SDO; Know what it means

This unique initiative of two organizations under the Government of India is going to set a template for all the rest of India's leading research and standard development organizations to follow and a

RDSO, SDO

Indian Railways’ Deccan Queen completes 91 years! Take a look at this prestigious train’s history

The Central Railway zone, which operates this legendary train between Mumbai and Pune had earlier started the exercise of its upgradation.

Deccan Queen, train

New record! Indian Railways loads highest ever freight of 114.8 MT in May 2021

For the month of May, Indian Railways recorded the highest ever freight loading on a mission mode.

freight loading, freight earnings

Adani, GMR among 9 in fray for CSMT makeover

Kalpataru Power Transmission, GMR Enterprises, ISQ Asia Infrastructure Investments Pte, Moribus Holdings Pte and BIF IV Infrastructure Holding DIFC are the other bidders shortlisted by the Indian Rail

Mumbai’s CSMT redevelopment! Indian Railways’ IRSDC shortlists nine bidders for the project

As the next step, RFP (Request for Proposal) will be called shortly from these shortlisted bidders.

csmt, redevelopment

Indian Railways revises timings of these trains; see updated schedule

The timings of Train Number 02919/02020 Dr. Ambedkar Nagar - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Malwa Special Express and Train Number 02903/02904 Mumbai Central - Amritsar Junction Golden Temple Special Ex

railways, trains

Indian Railways RCF Kapurthala rolls out new AC 3-tier economy class coaches: See stunning pics

These AC 3-tier Economy Class coaches will be attached in various mail and express trains.

RCF, AC 3 tier Economy Class

Indian Railways records highest electrification of sections covering over 6000 RKM in 2020-21

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the national transporter recorded the highest ever electrification of sections across the Indian Railways network in fiscal 2020-21.

railways, electrification

Despite COVID-19 challenges, Indian Railways records best-ever freight loading performance; details

Indian Railways recorded the highest ever freight loading in a year by loading 1233 MT during the year 2020-21 compared to 1210 MT during the financial year2019-20.

freight, loading

For passengers’ convenience, Indian Railways extends trips of five special trains; see list and other details

Only those railway passengers having confirmed tickets will be allowed to board these special trains.

western railways, special trains

More speed for freight trains! Trains on DFC run faster than Rajdhani at 99.3 kmph

The goods trains that are running on the dedicated freight corridor (DFC) are now operating at a higher speed than Rajdhani.

State-of-the-art VMS to integrate seamlessly with a wide array of innovative technologies: Sandesh Kaup

At this point, it is notable that the Indian Railways, with all its capacity and mega-network, is taking steps in helping fight the pandemic situation by making oxygen coaches and isolation wards avai

railway, safety

Travel without worrying about medical needs! Indian Railways opens Dava Dost outlet at Secunderabad station

The Dava Dost outlet has been opened on station's platform number 1 in the general waiting hall.

dava dost, railways

Soon safer & economical Indian Railways connectivity to Char Dham in Uttarakhand! Piyush Goyal reviews project

According to the ministry, the Final Location Survey (FLS) for new Broad Gauge rail connectivity to Char Dham i.e. Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath is near completion.

Char Dham, railways

Railways deliver highest daily O2 load of 1,195 MT

These trains had started LMO deliveries on 24th April, 2021, in Maharashtra with a load of 126 MT.

oxygen express, LMO

History to remember Indian Railways for immense contribution in fight against COVID-19, says Piyush Goyal

While maintaining national supply chains, Indian Railways has made sure that wheels of progress keep moving at a fast pace, Goyal recently said.

railways, covid

Battered by Cyclone Yaas, Indian Railways starts restoration work in full swing; details

Indian Railways claimed that there has been no major damage on rail track, signal, OHE, quarters from any place.

restoration work, cyclone yaas

Despite Covid crisis, Indian Railways maintain double digit growth in freight traffic

In the financial year 2021-22, the total freight loading is 203.88 Million Tonnes, which is 10 per cent more than the financial year 2019-20 loading figures (184.88 MT) for the same period.

freight, railways
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