Railways offers security-related helpline number to commuters

Railways has launched a round-the-clock helpline service to provide security-related assistance to passengers across the country, Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday.

Two super-fast special trains from Kakinada to clear extra rush

 The South Central Railway (SCR) will run two superfast special trains on November 30 and December 5 from Kakinada to Hyderabad and Secunderabad to clear the extra rush of passengers.

18 UP trains cancelled for over 45 days

Fog in many parts of Uttar Pradesh has forced the Indian Railways to cancel 18 trains from here, officials said Friday. The train services will remain suspended between December 31 and February 15.

'Delhi-Chennai bullet train to bring untold dividends'

A proposed Chinese-built 'bullet train' line from Delhi to Chennai could bring about "untold dividends" for India and China, even as Indian Railways officials are here to explore the possibility of building the USD 32 billion mega project.

All railway bridges in the country are safe: Govt

All railway bridges in the country are safe and there should be no concern over them, government assured Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Railways to unveil roadmap for 4-5 years

 Cash-strapped railways will soon unveil its turnaround roadmap for the next four-five years, which will act as a strategy for the next 20 years, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha said here on Friday.

Go green: Railways to set up 26 MW windmill

 Railways, one of the biggest consumers of energy, is moving towards harnessing green power with a 26 MW windmill proposed to be built in Rajasthan.

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.