Landslides disrupt railway services in Kashmir, Shri Shakti Express stopped

Train movement on the Jammu-Katra-Udhampur railway route has been disrupted by landslides and floods.

PM Modi urged to declare J&K floods “national calamity”; Rajnath Singh assures help, 160 dead
PM Modi urged to declare J&K floods “national calamity”; Rajnath Singh assures help, 160 dead

The flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir continued to worsen on Saturday with the death toll mounting to 160 while rescuers struggled to evacuate thousands of people to safety as major rivers and streams were in spate due to incessant rains.

Landslide hits Vaishnodevi route, 3 injured, Yatra suspended

Yatra to Mata Vaishnodevi cave shrine was suspended on Thursday in view heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir as three pilgrims, including two women, were injured in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Trikuta hills.

President pays obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine

President Pranab Mukherjee prayed at the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Katra town.

Special trains for Katra, Varanasi to clear festive rush

In order to clear extra rush of passengers during the forthcoming festive season of Dussehra and Diwali, Northern Railway has decided to run 8 pairs of special trains to various places including Jammu, Katra, Varanasi and Ajmer, among others.

Falling stone kills girl on way to Vaishno Devi

A nine-year old girl, on way to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu along with her family, was killed Monday after being hit by a falling stone, police said.

Shri Shakti Express to Katra stuck in tunnel due to engine failure

The newly-introduced direct train to Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, was stuck in a tunnel for an hour due to engine failure near Katra Railway Station.

First Delhi-Katra `Shri Shakti Express` arrives at New Delhi station

The first Delhi-Katra `Shri Shakti Express` arrived at the New Delhi Railway Station.

First train between Delhi, Katra starts today evening

The first superfast New Delhi-Katra train called "Shri Shakti Express" will start from New Delhi and Katra railway stations Monday evening.

Delhi-Katra train service formally begins

The train service between Delhi and Katra began from Monday to facilitate travelling for pilgrims visiting the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.

Daily train from Delhi to Katra from tomorrow

Railways will introduce from Monday a daily train service from here to Katra, the base camp for pilgrims visiting the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine.

Congress welcomes rail link to Katra

Congress on Friday welcomed the rail link to Katra in Jammu and Kashmir inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but reminded that the project was completed during the UPA regime.

Omar Abdullah thanks Modi for Katra-Udhampur rail link

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for flagging off the Katra-Udhampur train.

PM Narendra Modi opens Katra rail link, vows to walk Vajpayee`s path

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Katra-Udhampur train service, calling it an "auspicious" moment for the country.

Vajpayee`s Kashmir dream will be realised: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee`s dream of restoring peace in Jammu and Kashmir will be realised.

PM Narendra Modi to flag off first train from Katra on Jul 4

After a prolonged wait, pilgrims from all over the country can directly reach Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, by rail from Friday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the first train.

Train to Vaishno Devi set for launch before Rail Budget

After missing several deadlines, Railways has finally got the mandatory safety clearance from the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) to commission the much-awaited train service to Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, before the Rail Budget 2014-15.

Udhampur-Katra line complete, train reaches Katra: GM

Ahead of the inauguration of Udhampur -Katra rail section in Jammu and Kashmir, a train on a trial run today reached Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishnodevi shrine.

Top cops review security arrangements at Vaishno Devi shrine

Security arrangements at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir`s Reasi district have been reviewed by senior police officials to ensure safety and security of pilgrims.

Passenger train services to Katra shortly

The long-awaited train service to Katra, the base camp of Vaishno Devi shrine, in Jammu and Kashmir will soon be a reality as railways is gearing up to make the 25-km-long Udhampur-Katra rail line operational shortly.