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Indian Railway freight loading up 18%; Operated 6,150 parcel trains till October 13

Railways has operated 6,150 parcel trains till October 13, transporting consignments of 4.6 lakh tonne and earning Rs 168.77 crore.

Railways has operated 6,150 parcel trains till October 13, transporting consignments of 4.6 lakh tonne and earning Rs 168.77 crore.

New Delhi-Habibganj Shatabdi Exp to resume! Indian Railways announces date; Check halts, timetable

Indian Railways is all set to resume services of the New Delhi - Habibganj Shatabdi Express train from 17 October 2020.

Indian Railways ups ante in fight against Covid-19! Passengers to be booked for not following guidelines

The RPF has issued detailed guidelines for railway passengers, especially for the upcoming festive season.

Faster freight movement now! Indian Railways approves Alstom-built e-locos to run freight trains at 120 kmph

The Railway Ministry has approved Alstom-built 12,000 HP e-locos to run freight trains across the Indian Railways network at a maximum speed of 120 km per hour.

Faster trains for Bihar! Indian Railways upgrades track; Some trains running ahead of schedule

The main line from Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction railway station (formerly known as Mughalsarai), which travels a distance of 393 kilometres to Jhajha in the district of Jamui, via Bihar's capi

Good News for Mumbaikars! Mumbai Metro to resume service from this date; check details

The Mumbai Metro says the safety protocols have been initiated and the staff is being trained for the operations in the time of coronavirus pandemic.

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Indian Railways extends 50% subsidy on movement of notified fruits, vegetables on Kisan Rail

In May, it was announced by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that 'Operation Green' will be expanded with an additional fund of Rs 500 crore as well as extended from TOP to all fruits and veg

Mumbaikers to get more local trains! Indian Railways to add 194 Mumbai local train services from this date

Out of the 10 AC local train services, eight trains will be operated between Churchgate and Virar on a fast corridor, while one local train service each will run between Borivali-Churchgate and Mahala

Planning a trip during festive season? Indian Railways to operate 392 festival special trains from this date

These festival special trains will be run for destinations like Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Varanasi, among others to cater to the growing demand during the festive period of Diwali, Dussehra, Durga Puja

Indian Railways to start Howrah-Ranchi Shatabdi service and more special trains; date, timings & other details

In the coming days, Eastern Railways will also be running many other special train services for the convenience of passengers.

Indian Railways boost for Make in India! CLW produces Tejas Express electric locos; see features here

The Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) recently turned out the first batch of Tejas Express locos for Push and Pull operations with aerodynamically designed WAP-5 passenger electric locomotives.

Tunnel- 2 of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link: Indian Railways’ most challenging task in Kashmir

The USBRL project, which is being said to be a phenomenal engineering project is crucial for the development of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mumbai power grid failure: Commuters hit hard as Indian Railways local train services come to halt

On Monday morning, due to a power grid failure in Mumbai, all local as well as long distance trains here were held up on rail tracks from 10:05 AM.

IRCTC to resume Tejas Express services on these routes; Check Covid-19 travel guidelines

The services of IRCTC Lucknow-New Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express trains were suspended seven months ago due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Good news Mumbaikars! Indian Railways introduces more local trains! Suburban train services increased

Mumbai Local: Of the 22 new additional special local train services, 18 local trains are being operated on the Main Line, while rest of the four local trains are being operated on the Harbour Line.

Indian Railways goes green with eco-friendly loco! Adds battery-operated shunting locomotive to its fleet

The Electric Loco Shed in Arakkonam, Tamil Nadu has converted 23061/WAG5HA Electric Locomotive into AC/Battery operated dual-mode shunting loco to work in both wired and unwired sections.

Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan joins hands with Indian Railways in its fight against COVID-19; details

In order to raise awareness and prevent the deadly infection from spreading, banners/posters have been mounted at different locations at New Delhi Railway Station.

Indian Railways’ ECoR zone eyes to move at least one million fly ash between October 2020-March 2021; details

The East Coast Railway (ECoR) is planning to move at least one million tonnes of fly ash by rail between the period of October 2020 and March 2021

Indian Railways to replace non-AC sleeper coaches with AC ones for trains running at 130-160 kmph

The national transporter is working on a plan to upscale the railway network to high speed potential. The non-AC coaches, however, will continue to be there in trains running at lower speeds.

Good news train passengers! Indian Railways to upgrade non-AC sleeper coaches with AC on these trains

The Railways will also keep ticket prices of these trains affordable, said an official

Maharashtra gets more special trains! Indian Railways to run 8 more trains from this date; Check trains’ list

These special train services will be fully reserved, which means that only passengers with confirmed reservation/tickets will be able to board these trains.

Good news for Shri Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrims! Indian Railways to resume Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express soon

Indian Railways passenger train services, which were halted in late March this year due to COVID-19 induced nationwide lockdown, are being resumed in a graded manner.

Organic garden to Yoga rooms! Here’s what’s special about this Running Room facility in Karnataka’s Arsikere

The newly opened running room boasts as many as 40 beds with modern furnishings, rain water harvesting among other facilities.

Indian Railways’ Kisan Rail gets an overwhelming response! Registers best ever loading of 187.41 tonnes

The Railway and Agriculture ministries are currently working to institutionalize some Indian Railways corridors or routes to make them season specific to a vegetable or a fruit.

Private trains in India: Hope on track with 120 RFQ bids by 15 firms

L&T, GMR, Cube in the fray; Bombardier, Siemens, Alstom may partner with bidders for rolling stocks biz

Starting with 12 private trains in 2022-23, the railways, according to the current plan, will introduce 45 trains in 2023-24, 50 in 2025-26 and another 44 in 2026-27.

Indian Railways receives applications from 15 private firms for passenger train operations project worth Rs 30,000 crore

Indian Railways has received 9 RFQs for Mumbai 1 cluster, 12 for Mumbai 2, 10 for Delhi 1, 12 for Delhi 2, 9 for Chandigarh, 9 for Howrah, 9 for Patna, 10 for Prayagraj, 10 for Secunderabad, 10 for Ja

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Attention train passengers! Indian Railways to start 39 new IRCTC Special Trains soon; See full train list

As many as 26 air-conditioned special train services with sleeper accommodation and 13 air-conditioned special train services with seating arrangements have been identified by the Railway Ministry.

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