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Indian Railways enables UTS mobile app for booking unreserved journey tickets in Chennai suburban network

The passenger will have to commence the journey within one hour of booking the ticket through the UTS mobile application.

UTS app, unreserved ticketing

Soon, tourists to get better travel experience! Indian Railways plans to introduce more vista dome LHB coaches

While presenting the budget for Indian Railways, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that more Vistadome Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches will be introduced.

union budget 2021, vista dome coaches

With record outlay in Budget 2021, Indian Railways to focus on faster trains, better passenger facilities

The thrust of Annual Plan 2021-22 is on the development of rail infra, throughput enhancement, augmentation of speed of trains, signaling systems, development of terminal facilities, improvement of pa

railway budget, union budget 2021

Indian Railways resumes Mumbai local trains for all; see time slots of essential services and general public

For the resumption of suburban train services in the city of Mumbai for all the general public, the state government of Maharashtra gave its nod last week on Friday.

mumbai local trains, suburban trains

IRCTC Lucknow-New Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express trains to resume operations from this date

For the convenience of the people, IRCTC will resume the operations of Lucknow-New Delhi Tejas Express and Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express train services.

IRCTC, Tejas Express

Indian Railways capex at 64% of annual target at January-end

Railways has lined up an ambitious plan for implementation of mega infrastructure projects and safety-related works which will need to be bankrolled by an increased capital expenditure.

“The capex spend will go into dedicated freight corridors, doubling of track and improvement in safety,” says Padmanbhan.

North Eastern Railways to flag new trains to pilgrim city of Mathura

Some trains will be introduced after approval by the Railway Board, General Manager, North Eastern Railway said.

North Eastern Railways, trains to Mathura

Maharashtra government gives approval for resuming Indian Railways Mumbai local trains for all from February 1

For the local train services' resumption for the general public with COVID-19 precautions, approval was given by the Maharashtra government, on Friday.

mumbai locals, local trains

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train: L&T bags up to Rs 2,500 crore contract for India’s 1st high-speed rail corridor

A significant contract has been secured by the heavy civil infrastructure business of L&T Construction from two packages of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.

bullet train, L&T

Indian Railways to resume IRCTC e-catering services from Feb 1; How to book meals on ‘Food on Track’ website

The resumption of e-catering services of IRCTC will further enhance the travel experience and passenger convenience as people can enjoy their favourite and fresh meals during their train journeys.

irctc, food

Indian Railways completed 200 projects during COVID-19 period! Helped railways plan for future, says Goyal

While addressing the FICCI's third edition of Smart Railways Conclave on 'Future of Rail Transport', the Railway Minister said that he wanted the Indian Railways network to be a modern, safe and servi

railway projects, covid-19 lockdown

Indian Railways line up Rs 40,000-crore spend on rolling stock in FY22

Highlighting the opportunities for partnering with the Government, Goyal pointed out a wide range of smart solutions from industry which have helped the national transporter to complete and clear a ba

“We will certainly put forward our case very strongly. Productivity has always been at the forefront of our plans for manufacturing, in our rolling stock companies,” he said.

Now, visually-impaired passengers can easily navigate CSMT station! Indian Railways installs braille signages

In a bid to ensure accessibility to all, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway station has been made more accessible for visually impaired railway passengers.

CSMT, railway station

Indian Railways takes another step towards zero carbon emission network; designs two 25KV shunting engines

The Railway Ministry plans to transform the Indian Railways network into Green Railways by the year 2030 and has taken various steps towards mitigation of global warming as well as combating climate c

engine, zero carbon emission

Travelling to be convenient for Char Dham devotees! Know about Indian Railways new Yog Nagri Rishikesh station

The newly built railway station has been established under the important Char Dham project of Indian Railways. It has been equipped with various modern facilities such as lift, ramps, escalators, etc.

Yog Nagri Rishikesh, railway station

Indian Railways to resume more suburban train services in Mumbai from January 29; details here

Only those passengers as permitted by the Railway Ministry and the state government of Maharashtra are allowed to travel by local trains.

mumbai local train, suburban

Indian Railways launches Premium Indent Policy to facilitate easy availability of rakes; details here

To facilitate easy availability of rakes, the Railway Ministry has launched Premium Indent Policy.

Premium Indent Policy, rakes

Maha Kumbh devotees, good news! Indian Railways to run Puri-Yog Nagari Rishikesh Special; see timings, halts

Train number 08477/08478 Puri - Yog Nagari Rishikesh - Puri Special will run daily from Puri, starting from 27 January to 30 April 2021, and from Rishikesh, it will run daily from 30 January to 3 May

maha kumbh special, special train

Medha Servo Drives wins Rs 2,211-crore Vande Bharat tender

The specifications were prepared after multiple deliberations with industry at various levels for manufacturing the train sets indigenously.

The new train sets will be manufactured at three production units of IR — 24 rakes at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, 10 rakes at the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala, and 10 rakes at the Modern Coach Factory in Raebareli.

Missing food in train journey? IRCTC to restart e-catering; Check details

During the pre-Covid period, IRCTC had started clocking 20,000 e-catering orders per day.

With the gradual resumption of passenger train services and amidst the new normal wherein IRCTC is serving only ‘ready to eat’ meals to passengers on trains, there has been a huge demand for resumption of e-catering services.

Big boost to Make in India! Indian Railways finalises tender for 44 rakes of Vande Bharat Type trains; details

The tender, for the first time, required a minimum 75 per cent local content requirement of the total value of the tender.

vande bharat, rakes

Indian Railways to add 350 km to 400 km of Dedicated Freight Corridor by March, says Rail Minister Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways is making dedicated freight corridors to provide exclusive movement on fast speeds for goods trains. Dedicated Freight corridor is being seen as a game-changer in the Economic Developm

Indian Railways DFCs in India

Goods trains at 90 kmph! How Eastern DFC is benefitting Indian Railways in freight services; watch video

On the newly opened Eastern DFC stretch, goods trains are now running at a speed of 90 km per hour, due to which the transport of products is being done at less time as well as at a lower cost,

DFC, Dedicated Freight Corridor

Enjoy scenic views on way to Statue of Unity! Know about Indian Railways vistadome coach in Janshatabdi Exp

The Vistadome coach in the Janshatabdi Express has been provided with a large window for passengers to experience the scenic view on the route to Kevadia.

statue of unity, Vistadome coach

Indian Railways first Rajdhani Express on pull-push technology to run daily from today; see timings & halts

Within less than a month of its launch, the train got such a huge response that two additional coaches- AC 2-Tier and AC 3-Tier were added.

rajdhani, mumbai delhi rajdhani express

Indian Railways connectivity to Statue of Unity! Kevadiya becomes nation’s first Green station; Check details

The newly built Kevadiya station is the nation's first railway station with a Green Building certification.

Kevadiya station, statue of unity

IRCTC to resume food supply: Soon, Indian Railways passengers can enjoy hot & healthy meals while travelling

The e-catering services of Indian Railways will be restarted soon at Kolkata, Sealdah, Howrah, Asansol, Malda, Durgapur and Bhagalpur railway stations under the jurisdiction of the ER zone.

irctc, food
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