Indian Railways passengers cheer! Punctuality of Rajdhani & Shatabdi trains improves from last year

Till the month of September of this fiscal year, Indian Railways recorded the punctuality of around 74 per cent mail/express trains and 71 percent of passenger trains respectively

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Indian Railways upgrades Muzaffarpur-Ahmedabad Jansadharan Express with LHB rake; pays tribute to Sardar Patel

The Jansadharan Express will pass through the states of Bihar, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, spreading awareness among the public about the role of Sardar Patel in uniting the country.

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Big setback for Indian Railways! Freight and passengers fare earnings see major dip in second quarter of 2019-20

The slowdown also affected ticket bookings, which witnessed a decline of 1.27 per cent in the period from April to September 2019, as compared to last year's corresponding period.

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IRCTC Refund Rules 2019: New OTP-based refund system against cancelled or fully waitlisted ticket introduced

IRCTC Refund Rules 2019: Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has introduced a new OTP-based refund system for cancellation of train tickets.

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Indian Railways eyes big reforms! India to have one of the world’s largest coach & engine production entities

The new Indian Railway Motive Power Company will own and run factories like Diesel Loco Works, Varanasi, and Chittaranjan Loco Works and those in Madhepura and Marhowra in Bihar.

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Soon, Indian Railways to upgrade Charminar Express with safer and more comfortable LHB coaches; details here

Soon, train number 12759/12760 Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central - Hyderabad - Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Charminar Express will be converted to LHB (Linke Hofmann

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Indian Railways’ festive gift for passengers! Get tickets at the touch of a button at Mumbai local stations

The new 'One-touch ATVM' is more user-friendly than those used by Indian Railways previously. Earlier, passengers had to go through six steps on a regular ATVM.


Big step up for Mail/Express trains! How Indian Railways has improved punctuality of trains in the last year

The average of the punctuality performance percentage from the months April to September in the financial year 2019-2020 of the Mail/Express trains has improved to 74.21 percent in comparison to 67.05

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Indian Railways bets on 160 kmph trains! Ambitious Rs 18,000 cr Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Kolkata project underway

As part of this, in the next three years, the 68,000 km long broad-gauge network will be electrified. A total of 28,000 km network is electrified at present and for next year a target of 7,000 km has

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Indian Railways makes travelling to Taj Mahal easier! Agra Cantt station redeveloped with modern facilities; details

Under the redevelopment and beautification program, various features and aspects of the railway station have been redeveloped and several other plans are underway for an overall modernisation of the s

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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

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Indian Railways building swanky new Kevadiya railway station near the Statue of Unity! Top 10 facts

Kevadiya station, once it is ready, will be a huge relief for those who have been traveling to the Statue of Unity by Indian Railways trains. The Kevadiya railway station is located at a distance of


Automation and digitalisation the way forward for Indian Railways; 4 pillars of Siemens Mobility in sync with vision: Tilak Raj Seth

Digitalisation and automation are the way forward for Indian Railways, feels Tilak Raj Seth, Head Mobility, Siemens Limited. In an interview with Financial Express Online, Tilak Raj Seth talks about t

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Indian Railways East Coast zone to install 100 feet tall national flags at 26 stations this year

More flags have been proposed at the Khurda Road, Waltair and Sambalpur railway divisions. The national flags will be installed at these divisions by taking into account the visibility, availability o

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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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