Indian Railways

Know how to check refund status of Rail tickets online

Know how to check refund status of Rail tickets online

Railway passengers can also cancel their confirmed train tickets by just dialling 139.

May 21, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
Indian Railways' ode to Mahatma Gandhi: No non-vegetarian food on October 2

Indian Railways' ode to Mahatma Gandhi: No non-vegetarian food on October 2

The Railway Board has proposed that no non-vegetarian food will be served to passengers on railway premises on October 2 in 2018, 2019 and 2020 when the central government has planned a special commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

May 20, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
In a first, Railways to use artificial intelligence to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

In a first, Railways to use artificial intelligence to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

While the national transporter is already using this technique to detect flaws or problems in the signalling system on a real-time basis and rectifying it in order to avoid possible delays and mishaps, this is the first time that such a technology will be used in a tunnel in the country.

May 19, 2018, 12:20 PM IST
Japan's rail operator issues 'big apology' for train departing 25 seconds early

Japan's rail operator issues 'big apology' for train departing 25 seconds early

"We are extremely sorry for the great inconvenience we placed upon our customers and it was truly inexcusable," a statement read.

May 18, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Railways fits specially designed aerators in basin-taps of Tejas Express

Railways fits specially designed aerators in basin-taps of Tejas Express

The aerators are to be fitted as a one-time measure and have been fitted in existing taps of Tejas Express without any modification or replacements of available taps.

May 18, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
Indian Railways warns against touts running IRCTC jobs racket

Indian Railways warns against touts running IRCTC jobs racket

The Indian Railways has issued a notice warning people against touts promising jobs in Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Sharing the circular on microblogging site Twitter, the Ministry of Railways said that some anti-social elements were making false promises of providing jobs in IRCTC, cautioning people to refrain from getting in their net.

May 14, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
A train with a view: Air-conditioned coaches to soon have a new window design

A train with a view: Air-conditioned coaches to soon have a new window design

Indian Railways will soon have coaches with 'continuous windows' on the outside to lend trains a more aesthetic appearance.

May 11, 2018, 21:44 PM IST
IRCTC offers 5-day trip to 'Queen of hill stations' at Rs 6,440: Tour details

IRCTC offers 5-day trip to 'Queen of hill stations' at Rs 6,440: Tour details

The tour package includes rain ticket return train journey in sleeper class), 02 nights non a/c accommodation at Ooty and non a/c vehicle for transfers and sightseeing.

May 11, 2018, 13:30 PM IST
IRCTC offers 5-day Green Dooars package starting at Rs 12,825: Tour details

IRCTC offers 5-day Green Dooars package starting at Rs 12,825: Tour details

The tour offers visit to covers visit to Dooars in the region of northeastern India, at the foot of the east-central Himalayas.

May 10, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
Indian Railways introduces Humsafar Express train from Allahabad to Anand Vihar (T), to run tri-weekly

Indian Railways introduces Humsafar Express train from Allahabad to Anand Vihar (T), to run tri-weekly

The train service was inaugurated on Wednesday by Manoj Sinha, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications and Minister of State for Railways from Allahabad station in North Central Railway.

May 09, 2018, 23:06 PM IST
IRCTC offers 8-day luxury trip on Maharajas Express: Price and tour details

IRCTC offers 8-day luxury trip on Maharajas Express: Price and tour details

The trip under the package from October 2018 to April 2019.

May 09, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Railways to adopt AI system to ensure hygienic food onboard trains: Pics

The Indian Railways has adopted artificial intelligence system to ensure hygienic food for passengers onboard.

May 08, 2018, 19:51 PM IST
Indian Railways to adopt artificial intelligence system to ensure hygienic food for passengers onboard

Indian Railways to adopt artificial intelligence system to ensure hygienic food for passengers onboard

The Railways authority has installed as many as CCTV cameras at 16 of its base kitchens in order to track real-time cooking and packaging of meals.

May 08, 2018, 19:24 PM IST
Alert loco pilot averts disaster, assistant loses life trying to out engine fire

Alert loco pilot averts disaster, assistant loses life trying to out engine fire

Railways has hailed both men for their efforts, which potentially saved many lives.

May 08, 2018, 14:43 PM IST
Mukul Roy’s brother-in-law arrested for running racket for Indian Railways jobs

Mukul Roy’s brother-in-law arrested for running racket for Indian Railways jobs

West Bengal Police has arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukul Roy's brother-in-law from New Delhi for allegedly duping railway job seekers, a senior official said today. Mukul Roy is a former Trinamool Congress Member of Parliament.

May 06, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
Indian Railways busts major Tatkal booking racket using IRCTC ‘counter software’

Indian Railways busts major Tatkal booking racket using IRCTC ‘counter software’

The arrest of Salman, who is currently in the custody of the Railway Protection Force, is expected to expose several such rackets being run for booking of train tickets.

May 06, 2018, 07:32 AM IST
IRCTC website, App upgraded; here's how you can book Tatkal tickets much faster

IRCTC website, App upgraded; here's how you can book Tatkal tickets much faster

The IRCTC, the e-ticketing arm of the Indian Railways, has revamped its website and app with more passenger-friendly features.

May 05, 2018, 21:47 PM IST
Indian Railways celebrates as 'world's first' ladies special train completes 26 years

Indian Railways celebrates as 'world's first' ladies special train completes 26 years

Saturday is the 26th anniversary of the introduction of this milestone of Indian Railways.

May 05, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Railway vendor fined Rs 1 lakh for using toilet water in tea and coffee

Railway vendor fined Rs 1 lakh for using toilet water in tea and coffee

A video showing a man filling tea cans with water from toilet on board a train had recently gone viral.

May 03, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
Indian Railways plans to adopt airline catering model in trains being served by IRCTC

Indian Railways plans to adopt airline catering model in trains being served by IRCTC

Passengers will be served quality foods in trains; Railway is planning to adopt airline catering model.

May 01, 2018, 21:32 PM IST