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West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Run more trains, plead north Bengal tourism stakeholders

Tourism industry stakeholders in north Bengal are urging senior railway officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to allow more trains to run in the region. Ever since regular train services ...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Boost for railway infrastructure

The railways have taken up a slew of projects to improve infrastructure in New Jalpaiguri and Malda, the two most prominent stations of north Bengal, and to boost train connectivity in the region. Th...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.20

Race to ready rail projects

In north Bengal, it was a longstanding demand to have a second railway and road bridges over the Teesta. Last month, work on the road bridge — that is along NH27 near Jalpaiguri — was comp...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

States  /  Published 06.08.20

Sikkim rail link by 2022-end

Sikkim will be part of India’s rail map by 2022-end, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) officials said, speaking about the long-delayed project whose foundation was laid in 2009 when Mamata Banerj...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Rail: 9 routes for private players

The railway ministry has offered nine routes to private players in the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone that covers most parts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast. This move is a part of th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway starts evening ride

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway introduced its first evening ride on Sunday with the launch of a service between Siliguri Junction station and Rongtong in Darjeeling.C.P. Gupta, the divisional railwa...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 11.12.19

17 long-distance trains cancelled

Train services in the Northeast, particularly Assam, have been badly disrupted during the last couple of days because of the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Bill protests and bandhs. As a fallout of the ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Goods train derails at Naharkatia in Dibrugarh

Trains were rescheduled after seven wagons of a goods train derailed at Naharkatia in Dibrugarh district around 6.40am on Sunday between Naharkatia and Duliajan stations under Tinsukia division of the...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 27.07.19

Railways to award staff for devotion

Nine railway staff will be given awards on Independence Day for showing “exceptional devotion to duty”. General manager of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR), Sanjive Roy, on Saturday said he ha...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.19

Trains halted in Dooars

Train movement along the Dooars on the tracks that connect the Siliguri and Alipurduar junctions came to a halt early on Thursday after earth on both sides caved in and was washed away by the rain-swo...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


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