Delhi-Chennai bullet train project: RVNL team to visit China

 In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to introduce bullet trains in the country, a team of Railway officials will visit Beijing on November 24 to take forward the Delhi-Chennai high-speed corridor project, the longest in India.

Railways to focus on Poorvanchal region: Govt

Railways will carry out several development works in the Poorvanchal region (Eastern Uttar Pradesh) including upgrading of railway stations and introducing new trains, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said on Friday.

Safety, customer satisfaction will be my priority: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu on Monday took over as the new Railway Minister and said rail safety and customer service would be his priorities, as he seeks to unleash the true potential of the transport behemoth.

Railways urged to protect century-old Dima Hasao train track as heritage

Various organisations in Assam's Hill district of Dima Hasao have urged railway authorities to protect the century-old meter gauge train track between Mahur and Harangajao as a national heritage site.

Branded, ready-to-eat food on trains hits pricing roadblock

Rail travelers will have to wait for a few more days to get branded, ready-to-eat meals on their journeys as Railways and packaged food manufacturers are busy sorting out pricing issues.

Anticipating foggy conditions Railways cancel 30 trains for January, February

Apprehending foggy conditions in the winter season, railways has decided to cancel 30 trains, mostly north bound, for 47 days from December 31 this year.

1,411 people penalised for travelling without ticket in UP

Over 1,400 people, including 20 policemen, were penalised for travelling without ticket in trains after a surprise raid was conducted at Kanpur Central Railway Station, railway police said on Thursday.

Pollution along rail tracks needs to be attended with utmost sincerity: NGT

Anguished over the failure of a committee to even suggest measures for tackling the problem of human excreta and waste dumping along railway tracks, the National Green Tribunal on Monday expressed dissatisfaction saying such serious issue needs to be attended with utmost sincerity.

CBI arrests Railway Board official in bribe case

A senior Railway Board official was arrested by the CBI on Wednesday for allegedly receiving a bribe from a Mumbai-based tour operator in return for facilitating to run special trains and additional coaches for tourist purposes.

Railways announces 300 special trains to Bihar for Chhath

Railways on Monday said it will run 300 special trains from different parts of the country to Bihar for devotees who want to attend the 'Chhath festival' later this month.

Panel to suggest restructuring of Railway Board meets

 A high-level committee of experts, set up to suggest ways to restructure the Railway Board as part of reforms in the railway ministry, held its first meeting today discussing ways to go about.

Cyclone Hudhud: List of cancelled, curtailed trains

As cyclone "Hudhud" advances towards Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, railways have cancelled the movement of about 40 trains between Bhubaneswar and Visakhapatnam and diverted many trains to other routes for safety.

CCTVs at reservation centres to check tickets' black-marketing

To prevent black-marketing of tickets, Railways is installing CCTV cameras at all the major reservation centres across the country and has deputed Commercial Inspectors to monitor its footage, as suggested by the Central Vigilance Commission.

Six pilgrim special trains to start from Oct 25

To promote rail tourism especially for the pilgrims, railways will launch six pilgrim special tourist trains from October 25.

Swachh Bharat: Gowda seeks MP's help in sprucing up Railways

Often criticised for being lax on cleanliness, Railways Minister has decided to make the most of 'Swachh Bharat Mission' by involving his fellow Members of Parliament in leading the campaign to spruce up the railways premises and properties.

Gowda to pick up broom for Oct 2 Railway cleaning drive

Gearing up to be part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachchh Bharat Mission', Railways have identified 119 stations to be spruced up by its specially designated staff across the country on October 2.

Soon order food of your choice through SMS onboard train

Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phone-based service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers.

Cleanliness campaign to be conducted in all stations on Oct 2

Union Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday said that a 'special cleanliness campaign' will be carried out in all railway stations across the country on October 2.

Railway stations in North Kashmir made functional

Indian Railways, in coordination with state police, has restored a total of 57 km of tracks and made operational eight railway stations from Baramulla to Nowgam in north Kashmir, and efforts were on to make the remaining stations in south Kashmir functional.

Train services partially resume in Kashmir Valley

After remaining disrupted for 11 days, Railways Monday partially resumed train services in Kashmir Valley following restoration of tracks damaged by flood waters.