West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

Train to Bengal cancelled, migrants gather at Jokatte

Hundreds of migrant workers from West Bengal on Thursday gathered at Jokatte industrial area outside the city after getting information that a Shramik special train was scheduled to leave Mangaluru ju...
By PTI in Mangalore

North East  /  Published 13.05.20

Passenger train chugs in amid lockdown

Assam reported 15 more Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, making it the sharpest increase in a day.Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said parts of Fatasil Ambari, Kumarpara, Shantipur and Panbazar Railway...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Books  /  Published 13.09.19

Travelling around the world by train

Sparked off by the success of her earlier project of traversing India on 80 trains, Monisha Rajesh’s Around the World in 80 Trains is an outright pleasure to read. The seven-month trip is carefully ...
By Durba Basu

India  /  Published 03.05.20

90% mandate for special trains

Indian Railways has issued a set of guidelines for its zones for running the Shramik Specials to ferry stranded people, saying the trains should have at least 90 per cent occupancy to operate.The rail...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Railway finds flying is cheaper than trains

By PTI in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.19

Jharkhand to face 15-day train trauma

Repair and maintenance work of tracks and signalling systems at two stations in Bihar and Chhattisgarh will lead to widespread disruption in train schedules with as many as 10 trains likely to be canc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.20

Bengal-bound special train cancelled due to cyclone

A West Bengal-bound special train scheduled to depart from Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday was cancelled due to the forecast of cyclonic storm Amphan making landfall there, a senior official said.Amphan...
By PTI in Shimla

India  /  Published 13.05.20

Scores stranded at New Delhi railway station

Scores of people, who arrived in the national capital on the first batch of trains since the partial resumption of railway services amid a lockdown, were on Wednesday left stranded on the roads outsid...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Migrant dies on Shramik Speical train

 A 34-year-old migrant worker died on board a Pune-Prayagraj Shramik Special train on Monday and his post-mortem has been conducted, officials said on Tuesday.Akhilesh Kumar, who used to work at ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.05.20

Bookings delayed for special trains

The IRCTC website, which was to take bookings for 15 special trains being run from May 12, seemed unable to take the load of visitors as thousands of passengers tried to book their tickets at 4pm, whe...
By PTI in New Delhi


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