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West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

14 ‘Rohingya’ held from Rajdhani

Acting on a tip-off, Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel at New Jalpaiguri station arrested 14 foreign nationals, suspected to be Rohingya, on Tuesday night while they were on their way to Delhi ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.20

North Bengal seeks local trains

Resumption of local train services on suburban routes of Calcutta and south Bengal spurred commuters of north Bengal to demand local train services to restart in the region. The Bengal government and...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.20

NFR plans to resume Toy Train services

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have started taken initiatives to resume toy train services of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), as tourists have started visiting the hills. T...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

NFR to run two trains to Calcutta

The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to introduce two more express trains between north Bengal and Calcutta from October 15. Only one train — Padatik Express — was running on the ro...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Rail plea for nod to run Toy Trains

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) have written  to the Darjeeling district administration seeking their consent for resumption of Toy Train services.  The Toy Train services...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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 09.09.20

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 31.08.20

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 07.08.20

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


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