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West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.21

Winter bar on key north train lifted

Railway authorities have decided to revoke the decision to cancel the Teesta Torsa Express for three months during winter. The decision follows protests, particularly from traders who use this train ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.21

State Digest: Top Naxal leader to be shifted

Dhanbad: On a day, when Maoists blew up a track between Richuguta and Demu stations of Coal India Chord section of Dhanbad Railway division as a protest against the arrest of top leader Prashant Bose,...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.21

Special farm trains to Calcutta launched

The Eastern Railway on Thursday launched an exclusive train service for farmers in its suburban section on an experimental basis for transportation of agricultural and perishable products to markets i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

33 pairs of local trains cancelled after staff test positive

Dozens of local trains in the Sealdah and Howrah divisions have been cancelled because many drivers and guards have tested positive for Covid-19. On Wednesday, 33 pairs of EMU local trains in the Sea...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.03.21

Offices on 3 floors of New Koilaghat building resume

Two men were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the cocaine case for allegedly supplying the white powder to Amrita Singh, who had in turn had allegedly supplied it to BJP leader Rakesh Singh. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.21

Tagore focus in Bolpur station revamp

Eastern Railway has decided to engage Visva-Bharati’s school of fine arts Kala Bhavana to give Bolpur railway station a makeover on the theme of the art and culture of Santiniketan and Rabindran...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

More rush hour trains from today

The number of suburban trains will go up during the morning and evening rush hour from Friday, rail officials said after a meeting with state government representatives at Bhavani Bhavan on Thursday. ...
By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.11.20

CM calls for more trains

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday demanded more local trains to prevent crowding, echoing doctors and public health experts. “They should run more trains so that people are not t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.11.20

Risk of curtailed services exposed

Packed trains on Day One of resumption of suburban services left implementation of pandemic protocols largely to individual passengers and bared the risks of running a curtailed fleet. Railway offici...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Trains to roll again in ‘sensitive trade-off’

Local trains will leave Howrah and Sealdah stations before dawn on Wednesday, more than seven months after suburban services had been suspended to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The first train from...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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