Indian Railways
India  /  Published 14.01.22

Ashwini visits train crash site

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Friday inspected the Bikaner-Guwahati Express train accident site in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district and said that there was some issue with the equipment of...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Jalpaiguri/ Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.01.22

Train mishap toll rises to 9

  The death toll in the Bikaner-Guwahati Express train accident in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district has gone up to nine, a Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) spokesperson said here on Friday....
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.01.22

Lockdown effect: Rail schedule revised

In view of the full lockdown announced by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Chennai division of Southern Railway has revised the schedule of suburban trains on Sunday...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai

Business  /  Published 05.01.22

Rail mergers on budget plate

A proposal to merge railway units with overlapping functions will be moved when the Modi government presents its Union budget in February. Based on this principle, Rail Vikas Nigam may be merged with ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.12.21

CIL plans Rs 19650cr investment in rail

State-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) plans to invest Rs 19,650 crore by FY2023-24 to increase coal transportation capacity by 330 million tonnes (mt) by constructing rail links and setting up joint ventures...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


India  /  Published 23.11.21

Railway gets a taste of saffron

The Indian Railways on Monday changed the uniforms of its serving staff on board the Ramayan Express after seers from Ujjain objected to the waiters’ saffron attire. The seers said this was an ...
By PTI in New Delhi, Ujjain

India  /  Published 19.11.21

Railways to resume serving cooked food in trains

The Railway Board has issued an order to resume serving cooked meals to passengers on trains, a service that was discontinued due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Railway Board, in a letter on Friday, a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.11.21

Railways to stop 'special train' tag

Under pressure from passengers over hike in fares, the Railways on Friday issued an order to discontinue the ''special'' tag for mail and express trains and revert to pre-pandemic tick...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.21

Rail coach factory plan on border

The Indian Railways has decided to set up a rail coach factory on the Bengal-Assam border at a location that falls under the Alipurduar division of the Northeast Frontier Railway(NFR), a senior railwa...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 29.10.21

Railways reverse IRCTC decision

The Ministry of Railways has decided to withdraw its decision on sharing of convenience fee earned by IRCTC on online bookings of train tickets, DIPAM Secretary said on Friday. "Ministry of Rail...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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