Railways unveils new AC coach with improved safety features

To provide better amenities to passengers, Railways unveiled a new AC 3-tier coach here with state-of-the-art facilities including CCTV cameras, bio-toilets and improved safety features.

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Pakistan probes Army train disaster
Pakistan probes Army train disaster

The Pakistan Railways on Friday launched an investigation into a train disaster that killed 19 people, including four Army officers.

Suresh Prabhu seeks solution from youth to curb ticketless travel

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday asked young minds to come out with a fool-proof method to prevent ticketless travel in trains.

Agartala-Akhaura rly link to be completed by 2017

 The process of laying 15.054 km long railway tracks to connect Agartala with Akhaura in Bangladesh will be completed by 2017.

Railway starts SMS alert for cancelled train
Railway starts SMS alert for cancelled train

Indian Railways have begun sending SMS alerts to passengers if the train they have booked tickets for is cancelled.

Mumbai rail services disrupted in view of heavy rains

Mumbai railway transportation system has been severely disrupted by the heavy rains in the city. For the city that majorly depends on the rail services for their transportation needs, this emerges out as a huge problem.

China seeks rail link between Kunming and Kolkata
China seeks rail link between Kunming and Kolkata

China is keen to establish a high speed rail link between Kunming and Kolkata as part of its efforts to revive the ancient silk route, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh.

ISRO's GAGAN to provide navigational support to Railways

 ISRO has said it will provide navigational support to the country's Railways through 'GAGAN' (GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation) system.

China, Pak should build railways to link with South Asia: Official

 China and Pakistan should build a railway network in addition to the proposed USD 46-billion economic corridor to boost trade with South Asia and Arabian Peninsula, a top Chinese official said.

Railways to make two routes 'zero toilet discharge' by Oct 2

Indian Railways is all set to make its tracks on two routes free from discharge of waste from toilets by installing environment-friendly zero discharge toilet system in the coaches of the trains running on these sections by October 2.

Railways dismisses plans to remove chain pulling system

Dismissing reports to the contrary, the Railways has said it won't do away with the chain pulling system in train coaches.

Africa tracks: construction of key Djibouti-Ethiopia rail line to finish

The leaders of Djibouti and Ethiopia will oversee the completion of a railway linking their two capitals on Thursday, with the ambition that the link might eventually extend across the continent to West Africa.

Railways to introduce Centralised Traffic Control system

 Railways will soon switch over to Centralised Traffic Control (CTC) system on the highly congested Delhi-Kanpur route to make the operations faster.

UP: Railway catering staff fined for overcharging

The catering staff of two trains have been fined Rs 50,000 each for overcharging passengers for food items following a surprise check here.

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Railways may hike AC class fares from June 1, 2015

Indian Railways may hike the fares of AC class train starting from June 1, 2015.