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Breathtaking video! Indian Railways readies 1st rail girder bridge with over 100 m high piers in North-east

With the launching of the steel girders by cantilever erection method, the engineers of Indian Railways have demonstrated very meticulous planning and execution.

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Parcel trains in demand! Amazon partners with Indian Railways to ramp up the delivery on 55 routes

To ramp up the deliveries of essential goods at a time when a nationwide lockdown owing to the Coronavirus outbreak has been imposed, Amazon India has partnered with the Indian Railways.

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No communication gap! Indian Railways responds to 13,000 queries everyday amidst COVID-19 lockdown

The Railway Emergency Cell for COVID-19 has been responding to nearly 13,000 queries, suggestions, and requests daily, from five communication as well as feedback platforms - Helpline numbers 138 and

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Beautiful sight! Indian Railways Jiribam-Imphal railway line project achieves significant milestone

The project awarded in the year 2008 has a budget of Rs 13,809 crore and the line is expected to be completed by March 2022.

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Big achievement! Indian Railways’ 9000 HP freight locomotive by CLW successfully clears trial run

The locomotive has been equipped with modern and advanced features, and this new addition will make freight transportation as well as journeys more convenient.

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Amid COVID-19 lockdown, Indian Railways’ Rail Coach Factory resumes coach building work; here’s why

In a bid to increase freight transportation across the nation, the staff of the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala is working in shifts.

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Big achievement amid COVID-19 lockdown! Indian Railways records foodgrain loading of 112 rakes in one day

On 22 April 2020, the national transporter made a record by foodgrain loading of 112 rakes equivalent to 3.13 lakh Tonnes on a single day, beating previous best foodgrain loading of 92 rakes equivalen

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World-class Anand Vihar, Bijwasan railway stations soon! Adani Realty, L&T, GMR participate in pre-bid meeting

The meeting was attended by Adani Realty, Bharti Realty, Larsen and Toubro, GMR, Eldeco, Godrej, R Cube, Kalpataru Power Transmission, and R Retail Ventures.

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Indian Railways Hubballi Workshop develops contactless cubicle for doctors to treat COVID-19

Indian Railways' transparent contactless cubicle developed by Hubballi Workshop can be used by doctors to remain isolated with the patient, protecting them from catching the COVID-19 infection.

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Indian Railways introduces innovative ideas amid COVID-19 lockdown for speedy delivery of items; details here

Over 3.2 MT of food grains have been loaded by Indian Railways between 1 April and 16 April 2020 as compared to 1.29 MT of food grains in the same corresponding period last year.

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Indian Railways ensures foodgrain availability during lockdown; loads double the amount compared to last year

From 25 March to 17 April 2020, more than 1500 rakes and more than 4.2 million tonnes of foodgrains were loaded by train services of Indian Railways as compared to 2.31 million tonnes last year in the

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Kudos! Indian Railways to manufacture 1 lakh coveralls for COVID-19 frontline staff by May-end

As of now, the national transporter has procured raw material for 60,000 of this critical PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and distributed it among various zonal railways.

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To fight COVID-19, Indian Railways transports 1150 tonnes of medical items; see zone-wise list here

As on April 18, 2020, the national transporter has transported a total of 1150 tonnes of medical supplies in various parts of India.

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Indian Railways first low-cost ventilator faces production obstacle; details here

Two vital components in the machine, the Contribution Controller has been sourced from A Paul based in Okhla, New Delhi, while the valve was sourced from Japanese firm SMC, located in Noida.

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Good job! Indian Railways to manufacture over 1 lakh washable masks from cloth meant for uniform; details

The Northern Railway zone, which has been leading the charge in making things to fight the novel coronavirus such as isolation coaches, hand sanitisers and PPE coverall suits has issued instructions

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Lockdown to drain rail revenue streams by over Rs 10,000 cr

In fact, freight loading has been growing at a slow pace in recent years due to the economic slowdown and also because IR has been losing share to the roads sector in areas other than coal, cement, fo

In the FY21BE, the freight loading of IR is kept at 1,265 MT, which is just 42 MT (3.4%) higher than the RE for FY20. News

Faster, punctual trains & tracks that can take higher speeds: Indian Railways identifies major projects

In the first phase of this exercise, major Indian Railways' routes of New Delhi-Mumbai, New Delhi-Howrah, Howrah-Mumbai, New Delhi-Chennai, and Chennai-Howrah are likely to be taken up.

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Amid lockdown period, Indian Railways earns over Rs 7 crore through Parcel Special trains; details

To ensure an uninterrupted supply of necessary items, Indian Railways is operating time-tabled Parcel Special trains on select routes.

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Indian Railways completes 167 years of passenger train services! Check out interesting facts

The 14-carriage first passenger train was flagged off with a 21-gun salute, which was hauled by three steam locomotives- Sindh, Sahib, Sultan, carrying 400 passengers.

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Indian Railways to refund this whopping amount to passengers for cancellation of 94 lakh ticket bookings

Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways had largely suspended its passenger train services on March 22, three days before the 21-day countrywide lockdown came into force. Earlier this week, PM Modi extended

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Indian Railways steps COVID-19 fight with 30,000 coveralls for health workers in April; 1 lakh in May

According to the Railway Ministry, the national transporter will manufacture over 30,000 such coveralls in April 2020.

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No passenger or special trains to run during lockdown extension period, Indian Railways issues clarification

In a bid to clear this confusion about the functioning of passenger train services, Piyush Goyal chaired Railway Ministry has issued a clarification statement, notifying that all passenger train servi

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Booked train ticket? Indian Railways to provide full refund for services till May 3; details

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) announced that full refund on cancelled train services will be provided automatically to the passengers for tickets up to May 3.

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You can’t book Indian Railways train tickets for coming months; all passenger trains cancelled till May 3

Indian Railways passenger train services update: With PM Modi announcing extension of COVID-19 lockdown till May 3, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways will not resume passenger train services.

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Indian Railways goes innovative in fight against Coronavirus! Check out these top 5 unique initiatives

From manufacturing masks and sanitizers to converting train coaches into isolation wards for COVID-19 patients, Piyush Goyal chaired Railway Ministry is implementing various innovations to tackle the

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Wonderful! Indian Railways delivers 20 litres of camel milk to family in Mumbai after woman tweets to PM Modi

Arun Bothra, a senior IPS officer shared on Twitter that Indian Railways had successfully transported 20 litres of camel milk for the family to Mumbai.

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Indian Railways distributes over 8.5 lakh cooked meals to needy due to COVID-19 lockdown crisis

The national transporter has distributed more than 8.5 lakh meals since 28 March 2020. This has been achieved with the active cooperation of IRCTC base kitchens

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