Good news! Foreigners, NRIs can now book train tickets in India using debit, credit cards

Good news! Foreigners, NRIs can now book train tickets in India using debit, credit cards

Here’s is a good news for foreigners and NRIs. Now, they will be able to book train tickets in India online by using international debit and credit cards through IRCTC website.

Cancel your train ticket on phone or via SMS through these easy steps

Cancel your train ticket on phone or via SMS through these easy steps

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In a move to save you from standing in long serpentine queue just for cancelling a train ticket, Indian Railways has announced that a confirmed ticked booked over the counter can now be canceled over a phone call or through SMS.

Hurry! Rush! don't miss the chance – take part in #IamIndianRailways

Hurry! Rush! don't miss the chance – take part in #IamIndianRailways

Here's a golden opportunity for the employees of Indian Railways. The Railways Ministry on Monday initiated a new programme #IamIndianRailways.

Delhi to Mumbai train journey in just 12 hours with high-speed Talgo train

Delhi to Mumbai train journey in just 12 hours with high-speed Talgo train

Passengers will now be able to cover the 1200-kilometers Delhi-Mumbai journey in just 12 hours as compared to over 17 hours at present with the high speed Talgo train. 

When Suresh Prabhu took a local train ride and got invited to a wedding

When Suresh Prabhu took a local train ride and got invited to a wedding

Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, who is doing his level best to improve the services offered by the Indian Railways, took everyone by surprise by travelling in a local train here.

China wooing India for building high-speed rail networks

China wooing India for building high-speed rail networks

India's first bullet train project may have gone to Japan but China is wooing the country to help build high-speed railway on other routes, claiming that it has the technology and expertise which could bring enormous economic and social benefits to the people.

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu would be happy selling noodles or instant tea!

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu would be happy selling noodles or instant tea!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu wishes he could bring the turnaround in Indian Railways as quickly as someone in the business of serving noodles or instant tea.

India's 10 cleanest railway stations

India's 10 cleanest railway stations

Google, RailTel expand free WiFi reach, cover 9 more stations

Google, RailTel expand free WiFi reach, cover 9 more stations

Google in collaboration with RailTel, the telecom arm of the Indian Railways, has rolled out free WiFi service at 9 more stations, taking the total to 10 where it will offer high-speed Internet to an estimated 1.5 million passengers and visitors.

Complete list of Shatabdi Trains in India

Complete list of Shatabdi Trains in India

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Indian Railways has a host of trains for the people to make their travel better and smoother. Shatabdi trains are one that promise faster connectivity as well as comfort.

Have a look at the full list of Shatabdi Trains in India.

Bhubaneswar set to become 2nd railway station to get Google's free Wi-Fi services

Bhubaneswar set to become 2nd railway station to get Google's free Wi-Fi services

Expanding the high speed Internet network facility for rail users, railways will launch the Google's free Wi-Fi service at Bhubaneswar station on April 17

Complete list of Rajdhani Trains in India

Complete list of Rajdhani Trains in India

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Indian Railways has a host of trains for the people to make their travel better and smoother. Rajdhani trains are one that promise faster connectivity as well as comfort. Have a look at the full list of Rajdhani Trains in India.

 

Rail passengers will have to pay up to 30% more for new proposed trains

Rail passengers will have to pay up to 30% more for new proposed trains

Railways is gearing up to introduce a few special services with improved passenger amenities for which the regular fares will not be applicable.

Indian Railways: Foreigners, NRIs to book train tickets from abroad

Indian Railways: Foreigners, NRIs to book train tickets from abroad

According to the IRCTC, the facility was existing earlier but it was withdrawn after a few cases of misuse of credit cards came to light.

Railways Ministry suspends constable after his video taking money from passengers in train goes viral

Railways Ministry suspends constable after his video taking money from passengers in train goes viral

In a prompt and stringent action, the Railways Ministry on Thursday suspended the constable who was caught on camera taking money from passengers in train. The video had gone massively viral on various social media platforms.

Good news for Railway passengers! Now you can order home cooked local food in trains

Good news for Railway passengers! Now you can order home cooked local food in trains

Passengers can now look forward to enjoying home cooked local food supplied by self-help groups during their train journey.

Train with five lakh litres of drinking water reaches drought-hit Latur

Train with five lakh litres of drinking water reaches drought-hit Latur

The loco pilots of the train were felicitated on arrival by Latur's citizens.

25 trains to be equipped with CCTV cameras

25 trains to be equipped with CCTV cameras

Twenty five trains will be equipped with CCTV cameras as part of the Railways' efforts to strengthen security of passengers particularly women travelers.

Railways sends 'water train' to parched Latur in Maharashtra

Railways sends 'water train' to parched Latur in Maharashtra

The initiative was taken by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu as many parts of his home state are reeling under a severe water crisis, especially villages in Latur district that has a population of around 2.45 crore.