Eastern Railway
West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.20

Bengal govt open to suburban train talks

The Mamata Banerjee government wrote to Eastern Railway on Saturday to initiate talks on running a few pairs of suburban trains for people in the wake of a row erupting between commuters and the Railw...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.10.20

Festival bonus for rail employees

Amid low-key Puja celebrations, railway employees were in for some cheer with the South Eastern Railway giving out festive bonuses to over 20,000 employees of the Chakradharpur division on Friday. As...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.20

3 special trains to Bihar for Chhath

South Eastern Railway will run three superfast specials on the Ranchi-Patna, Ranchi-Jaynagar (in Bihar) and Tatanagar-Patna routes in an attempt to clear the rush of passengers for the Chhat...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.10.20

South Eastern Railway announces Puja specials

SER also announced a special between Howrah and Ranchi. The 02804 Howrah-Ranchi Special will start from Howrah at 10.10pm everyday between October 18 and December 1 and will reach Ranchi at 5.50pm, th...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.20

Steel city gets another train to Calcutta

Steel city got another train to Calcutta on Saturday with South Eastern Railway announcing two AC specials, one of which will travel between Howrah and Pune via Tatanagar. The AC bi-weekly special tr...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.20

SER kicks off Covid Jan Andolan

Posters and banners have been displayed all over the railway zone to create awareness about Covid-appropriate behaviour.  A concerted action plan, with action items like an awareness drive to re...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.10.20

Steel city gets 2 daily trains to Calcutta

South Eastern Railway has decided to increase the frequency of two trains, the Howrah-Mumbai Special (02810/02809) and the Howrah-Ahmedabad Special (02834/02833) in an attempt...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.20

My Saheli for women's safety on trains

South Eastern Railway has introduced a new initiative titled My Saheli to ensure women passengers feel safe while travelling in trains. SER chief public relations officer Sanjay Ghosh said Operation ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Business  /  Published 10.09.20

Freight sop boosts rail cargo traffic

Concessions have pushed up overall freight loading for Eastern Railways, which has set its sight to surpass the target of 69 million tonnes for 2020-21. Coal comprises over 60 per cent of the cargo h...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.09.20

Trains cancelled for Bengal lockdown

South Eastern Railway has cancelled and truncated several trains in view of a complete lockdown in West Bengal on September 7, 11 and 12.  In a circular issued on Saturday, SER said th...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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