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West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Sensor alert to stop trains from hitting animals

Authorities of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have taken up the task to install an alert system to prevent deaths of elephants and other wild animals on the Dooars railway tracks. The tracks, which...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.22

Worker on ladder dies of ‘jolt’

A railway worker died and two others got injured by suspected electrocution while carrying out repairs on overhead electrical wires on rail tracks near Jalpaiguri Road station on Wednesday. Sources s...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.22

Letters to the Editor: The pros and cons of showing off wealth on social media

Delve deeper Sir — The age of social media has upended the way we perceive success and happiness. It is thus not surprising that Anna Delvey — the subject of a new true-crime drama, Inven...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Train loco not checked

A preliminary report prepared by the Northeast Frontier Railway on the derailment of the 15633 Bikaner-Guwahati Express has revealed that its electric loco was not checked as scheduled earlier this mo...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Trains diverted through Dooars

The derailment of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express along the principal track that connects three districts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast with the rest of the country disrupted train movement in...
By AVIJIT SINHA and ANIRBAN CHOUDHURY in Maynaguri/Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.21

Vistadome coaches for Darjeeling joy rides

The rise in the demand of tickets for vistadome coaches introduced by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) in many routes of north Bengal and the Northeast has now made railway authorities decide on i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.21

Junior rail minister visits project site

Raosaheb Patil Danve, the Union minister of state for railways, on Monday visited the site of the Sevoke-Rangpo rail route that will connect Rangpo, the bordering town of Sikkim, from Sevoke station i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.21

Suspension of 2 trains fuels protest

An announcement by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to suspend two long-distance trains from December to February because of “foggy weather” has led to protests in Alipurduar and adjoi...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Birthday party? Charter a toy train

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) , in a bid to popularise the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) toy train, is offering chartered rides for corporate and social celebrations. “Any individua...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.10.21

Vistadome coach ride 6 days a week for Puja

Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to run the vistadome coach for six days a week, except Thursdays, instead of three days a week during the upcoming Puja period owing to an overwhelming res...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


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