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Eastern Railway
Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.20

Special trains to run through Dec

In an attempt to cater to the extra rush of passengers, South Eastern Railway has decided to extend the services of the existing festival special trains to different destinations till December 30, obs...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.11.20

Now, one more train to Calcutta

The Howrah-Barbil Jan Shatabdi Express will resume services from November 28, Saturday, and go via Tatanagar station. The office of chief transportation traffic manager of South Eastern Railway ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

More rush hour trains from today

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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

The seats on the trains have been marked alternately to maintain physical distancing. Some early morning trains saw passengers adhering to the markers. But as the day progressed, no seat was left vaca...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

Trains to roll again in ‘sensitive trade-off’

The number of trains that will run between 8am and 11am and 4.30pm and 8.30pm can help ease the rush of passengers, a rail official said. “We will run 148 trains during peak hours compared to t...
By Debraj Mitra, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.11.20

More local trains; from 362 to 700

Rail authorities have decided to increase the number of trains when suburban services resume on Wednesday. The plan was to start with 362 trains — 228 in Sealdah division, 100 in Howrah divisio...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.20

Lockdown days not lost to season tickets

The Eastern Railway authorities have decided to extend the validity of season tickets to match the days passengers lost in the lockdown. Passengers whose validity of season tickets expired during the...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Local trains to roll out from Wednesday

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By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

On table: phased resumption of trains

The railways are looking to resume suburban services with “10 to 15 per cent” of the local trains that ran before the Covid pandemic, officials said after a meeting with state government r...
By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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