West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.21

Erosion below rail line hits trains

Incessant rain on Friday evening led to the sudden erosion of 70 metres of land below the railway line in Murshidabad’s Ahiran village on Saturday around dawn. The stretch from below the Azimga...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.21

Special farm trains to Calcutta launched

The Eastern Railway on Thursday launched an exclusive train service for farmers in its suburban section on an experimental basis for transportation of agricultural and perishable products to markets i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.08.21

Dhanbad-Sindri train back on track

The Dhanbad-Sindri passenger train, which served as a lifeline for Sindri residents, resumed operations from Dhanbad Railway station on Sunday morning after remaining suspended for 17 months.  S...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.21

Trains cancelled, delayed due to waterlogging

Several long-distance trains were cancelled or delayed on Friday because of waterlogging on the tracks leading to Howrah station following relentless rain on Thursday. The Tikiapara carshed was inund...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.06.21

Train to Punjab sets off after 15 months

The Tatanagar -Amritsar Jallianwala Bagh Special Express train  resumed journey after 15 months, when it left the Tatanagar railway station on Monday night. The bi-weekly special train was flagg...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur


Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.21

Trains stopped, workers hit hard

Madan Sardar, 23, lives in Taldi, the second last station in the Sealdah-Canning suburban section. Till April, he was busy painting houses in Jadavpur and Baghajatin, working for a contractor. He got...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.21

Cyclists back, cops to go soft

Cyclists are back on roads following the suspension of suburban train services and reduction in the number of buses from Thursday. VIP Road, EM Bypass, AJC Bose Road, BT Road, Central Avenue and seve...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.21

Special trains to stop running

Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, South Eastern Railway ( SER) has decided to discontinue several special trains, including the Howrah-Ranchi Shatabdi Special Express, due to low occupa...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 23.04.21

Over 2,250 railway employees positive

Operations at the East Central Railway (ECR) may suffer as over 2,250 of its 80,000 employees have tested positive to Covid-19. A majority of them are drivers, guards, stationmasters and other frontl...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.04.21

Train from Mumbai to Ranchi with few workers

A special train from Mumbai reached Ranchi on Sunday that may be described as the first migrant special train.  The Ranchi division of the South Eastern Railway, however, mentioned in a release ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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