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

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.21

Special trains to run till June

Here's some good news for this with travel plans: South Eastern Railway has decided to continue running several special trains introduced after lockdown curbs were eased gradually.  The offi...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.03.21

Trains travel faster from now on

South Eastern Railway has raised sectional speed limits of trains in nine sections covering a length of around 435km in an attempt to ensure faster movement of  passenger...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.21

New weekly train to Maharashtra

The South Eastern Railway (SER) on Tuesday announced a new weekly special train between Santragachi and Hazur Sahib Nanded in Maharashtra via Tatanagar railway station, which will start its journey on...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur


Jharkhand  /  Published 17.02.21

Assured: return of Dhanbad-Sindri train

The Sindri-Dhanbad passenger train, lying suspended since March last year, will be restored soon, said General Manager of East Central Railway Lalit Chandra Trivedi on Wednesday during his trip to Dha...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.02.21

Black Diamond on track from Saturday

Black Diamond Express, one of the most popular trains between Dhanbad and Howrah, will resume services from Saturday, February 13, bookings for which were opened on Thursday. Much to the relief of re...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.01.21

Local trains to run from Monday

South Eastern Railway announced the resumption of local trains on Saturday, in addition to extending the services of two special trains till March 31. Ranchi-Patna Special and Rajendra Nagar-Durg Spe...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Dooars: animal alert for trains

Officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) are working on a proposal to install sophisticated sensors along the Dooars rail route to curb accidental deaths of wild animals on tracks. The 158-k...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.20

Local trains back on track

South Eastern Railway (SER) has decided to restore local passenger train services in its Ranchi and Chakradharpur divisions from the New Year in deference to passengers’ wishes. Garden Rea...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur


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