Railways

Indian Railways’ Flameless Rasoi Vehicle: Check features of this state-of-the-art electric pantry car

In a bid to make it hygienic for food preparation, the Flameless Rasoi Vehicle has been made from the finest stainless steel.

Pending demands of Indian Railways projects in Marathwada region to get priority

There are seven key projects undertaken by the Ministry of Railways. These railway projects are to be completed by the year 2024.

railways, rail projects

Experience a 5-star hotel like stay with Indian Railways’ Buddhist Circuit Train; See features & other details

The Buddhist Circuit Train has lavish and cosy interiors with professional services offered by the staff.

Buddhist Circuit Train, railway

Economical & comfortable travel! Indian Railways introduces AC 3 Tier Economy class in Prayagraj-Udhampur Special

A few months ago, the first prototype Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) AC 3 Tier Economy Class coach was rolled out by Indian Railways' Production Unit, Railway Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala.

AC 3 Tier Economy, railways

Railway Board’s move to rightsize Indian Railways; shuts down IRSDC

The step of closing Indian Railways' organizations by the Railway Board is a move to accept the Finance Ministry's recommendation of rationalizing government bodies either by shutting them down or thr

In addition to the increase in the number of freight trains that will be operating in the region, the movement of passenger trains will also improve with improved travel time and speed, the spokesperson added.

Enhancing passenger safety! Indian Railways commissions new Foot Over Bridges at Bandra & Khar Road stations

A new Foot Over Bridge (FOB) has been commissioned at Bandra railway station on the south side connecting all the station platforms, i.e Platform Number 1 to Platform Number 7.

Indian Railways to set up 500 multi-modal cargo terminals under Gati-Shakti scheme: Ashwini Vaishnaw

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, launched PM Gati Shakti programme - National Master Plan for multi modal connectivity.

Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Indian Railways awards trainees with self-employment toolkits & certificates

The Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana program is under the aegis of the PMKVY scheme of the government to achieve the vision of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.

Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana, railways

Modern & passenger-friendly facilities inaugurated at Indian Railways’ Surat station

The station holds a strategic position o­n the Mumbai-Delhi rail line, which is frequented by businessmen.

Surat railway station, railways

Indian Railways SWR pursues Mission Solar religiously; provides solar panels at 108 stations, 7 service buildings

Some of the major railway stations where solar panels have been provided include KSR Bengaluru, Hubballi, Yesvantpur, Mysuru, Hosapete, Gadag, and Ballari.

railways, solar panels

Indian Railways prepares to transport coal to power plants round the clock; details here

Instructions have been given to the principal chief operations managers of all zones of Indian Railways to man operations control rooms 24X7 and create hourly bulletins for the ministry as well as the

coal, railways

Enjoy Indian Railways joyrides, local bands, food fests & more at Darjeeling Himalayan Railways’ Ghum festival

UNESCO World Heritage, Darjeeling Himalayan Railways (DHR) is organizing a festival called “Ghum Festival” at Ghum.

Ghum festival, railways

Indian Railways completes track electrification between Katihar and Guwahati; details

The Northeast Frontier Railway zone has completed electrification work of a total of 649 RKM / 1,294 TKM from Katihar to Guwahati successfully.

electrification, rail tracks

Indian Railways’ Trishul & Garuda long haul freight trains: Effective solution for capacity constraints

Some of the key benefits of running these long haul freight trains include saving of path across congested routes, maximizing the throughput of critical sections, quicker transit time, saving in crews

railways, long haul freight train

More seats for passenger convenience! Indian Railways to attach extra coaches in 14 pairs of trains; see list

To make travelling hassle-free and convenient for passengers, the Western Railway zone has decided to augment additional coaches in 14 pairs of trains on a temporary basis.

coaches, trains

Indian Railways conjures Trishul! For first time, 3 Goods Trains clubbed together as one

The initiative was taken by the national transporter to speed up the operation of freight trains so that the wagons that are empty can be transported to their loading point in the least possible time.

Trishul, freight train

Penalty for not wearing masks on railway premises extended

According to an order issued by the board, the penalty was supposed to be in place till September but has now been extended for another six months.

Covid Masking

Indian Railways Hubballi, Mysuru Workshops develop prototype of NMGHS coach from old GSCN coaches; see features

These coaches will undergo oscillation trials before being deployed for operations.

NMGH, railways

Indian Railways announces Special Trains for Durga Puja & Diwali festive period; check details

The Southern Railway zone will run Train Number 06003/06004 Tambaram – Nagercoil – Tambaram Superfast special train on special fare.

railways, special trains

IRCTC Rampath Yatra: Visit holy destinations of India- Ayodhya, Varanasi, Chitrakoot; See tour package details

The boarding and deboarding points include Pune, Panvel, Lonavala, Nasik, Kalyan, Manmad, Jalgoan, Chalisgaon, Bhushwal, Khandwa, Itarasi.

IRCTC, tour package

For first time, Indian Railways develops prototype coach for loading of automobiles with improved features

This prototype coach is developed by Parel Workshop in association with RDSO, Lucknow in 30 days' record time.

central railways, coach

Indian Railways’ DFC Project: A game changer for economic development! Watch aerial view of New Rewari station

The DFC Project involves two freight corridors- 1506 Route km long Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) and 1875 Route km long Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC).

DFC, dedicated freight corridor

Indian Railways introduced over 800 new trains in last five years, says RTI reply

While the Railway Ministry did not launch any new trains during the Covid-hit 2020-21, it brought in as many as 144 new train services in 2019-20, 266 services in 2018-2019, 170 services in 2017-2018

trains, railways

Indian Railways’ 1st Vertical Lift Sea Bridge at Rameswaram: New Pamban Bridge to be ready soon

The new bridge, which would be 2.07 kilometres long, will be a boon for devotees and pilgrims who wish to embark on a spiritual tour to Rameswaram and Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu.

New Pamban Bridge, railway bridge

Better lighting, waiting rooms & more! Indian Railways Bhubaneswar station to be world-class; details

The Railway Board Chairperson was on a one day visit to the state capital in order to review the ongoing railway projects of the region along with the officials of the East Coast Railway zone.

Bhubaneswar station, redevelopment

Heritage Line between Mathura-Vrindavan! More Indian Railways connectivity projects coming soon

The rail line gauge conversion project on the Mathura - Vrindavan rail section has been freezed. Now, this railway line will be developed as a heritage line.

Indian Railways’ game-changing Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project in J&K to be completed by 2023

The Udhampur - Srinagar - Baramulla rail link project is the most ambitious railway project in the country post-Independence and the national transporter is working at full capacity to meet all deadli

Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link
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