India  /  Published 19.05.20

Centre issues SOP for transporting migrants

The Centre on Tuesday issued a Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for transportation of stranded migrant workers between states, which will designate nodal authorities and make necessary arrangements f...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.05.20

Trains to ferry stranded workers, students

Following the order, the railways said it will run “Shramik Special” trains from Labour Day on Friday for those who are stranded due to the lockdown. These trains, the railways announced, would tr...
By PTI in Hyderabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.20

Fog spurs trouble on tracks

The South Eastern Railway (SER) on Wednesday notified its decision to cancel and reduce the frequency of several trains because of the prevailing foggy weather in northern parts of the country.A list ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 21.05.20

Ticket bookings to open at physical facilities

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said booking of train tickets will resume at around 1.7 lakh common service centres across the country from Friday.Common Service Centres are physical f...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Electric engines to whistle into North Bengal

Senior officials of the Eastern Railway (ER) informed the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) on Wednesday that they intended to start running electric engines in north Bengal as track electrification ti...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Track upgrade heat on trains

South Eastern Railway (SER) on Tuesday notified the cancellation of several passenger trains due to the ongoing modernisation of tracks and signalling system in various sections. A list issued by Gard...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Centre for lockdown in 75 districts

Almost all states and Union Territories in India have been brought under a lockdown in a concerted effort to break the chain of transmission of the novel coronavirus.Passenger and suburban trains, Met...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

BRIEFS: Exams deferred

Calcutta University has announced that all undergraduate and postgraduate examinations are being rescheduled. The rescheduled dates would be announced after April 15.  Flower shop fireA flow...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.08.19

Trains cancelled for safety work

Several trains will be cancelled or terminated before their destinations in Chakradharpur division of South Eastern Railway till August 31 because of the safety related work in Rourkela-Bilaspur and B...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 12.05.20

AC train decision risky, warn doctors

Health authorities in Kerala who have done a remarkable job in flattening the Covid-19 curve have questioned the Indian Railways’ move to run fully air-conditioned trains from Tuesday.“What is the...
By K.M. Rakesh in Calcutta


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