Indian Railways

Indian Railways to hike Garib Rath train ticket prices. Here’s why

Indian Railways to hike Garib Rath train ticket prices. Here’s why

Like the Garib Rath trains, prices for bedrolls have not been revised in the last decade for the other trains as well.

Jul 15, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
NDRF rescues close to 2000 passengers stranded in Mumbai-bound trains

NDRF rescues close to 2000 passengers stranded in Mumbai-bound trains

In a joint operation, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the police and fire brigade personnel rescued the passengers of Shatabdi Express and Vadodara Express, a Palghar district official said.

Jul 10, 2018, 21:02 PM IST
Indian Railways introduce dwarf container service

Indian Railways introduce dwarf container service

The containers are shorter in size and can run on electrified tracks. They will enable the railways in a double-stack movement of cargo and have increased the ministry's revenue. 

Jul 09, 2018, 19:45 PM IST
Indian Railways to accept Aadhaar, Driving Licence from DigiLocker as ID proof

Indian Railways to accept Aadhaar, Driving Licence from DigiLocker as ID proof

Passengers can now show their Aadhaar or Driving Licence from the 'Issued Documents' section on the DigiLocker account.

Jul 06, 2018, 22:35 PM IST
Trackman awarded by Railway Board for averting major train tragedy

Trackman awarded by Railway Board for averting major train tragedy

The Railway Board has felicitated a trackman of the Ratlam Division of Western Railways, Balwant, for averting a major train accident. According to a release by the Ministry of Railways, Balwant spotted a collapsed ballast retainer of the Thandla-Bajranggarh station bridge and alerted the authorities in time to avert the mishap.

Jul 05, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Railways installs plastic bottle crushers in several stations in AP, Telangana

Railways installs plastic bottle crushers in several stations in AP, Telangana

At a time when plastics in general, and plastic bottles in particular, are being widely recognised as being extremely harmful for the environment, the Indian Railways is attempting to do its bit to raise awareness. 

Jun 28, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
Mughalsarai: Angry passengers create ruckus over AC malfunction, garbage in train

Mughalsarai: Angry passengers create ruckus over AC malfunction, garbage in train

The Northeast Express number is 12506 and it travels from Anand Vihar Terminal to Guwahati.

Jun 24, 2018, 09:25 AM IST
Now, food and water for passengers if train is delayed during meal time

Now, food and water for passengers if train is delayed during meal time

Railway minister Piyush Goel has said the focus is on ensuring delays don't happen in the first place.

Jun 18, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Railways introduces new mobile app to book unreserved tickets

Railways introduces new mobile app to book unreserved tickets

No advance ticket booking is allowed since the app is only for unreserved tickets.

Jun 14, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
Indian Railways to live stream cooking in IRCTC rail kitchens: Report

Indian Railways to live stream cooking in IRCTC rail kitchens: Report

Thanks to Indian Railways, you may soon be able to see live streaming of food being cooked in the base kitchens run by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism (IRCTC). Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has told The Times of India that the live streaming can be seen on IRCTC website.

Jun 13, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Railways sets target to shed more than 11,000 redundant posts across its network in 2018-19

Railways sets target to shed more than 11,000 redundant posts across its network in 2018-19

As part of its annual exercise to shed excess baggage, the Railway board reviews the strength of its workforce in its 17 zones in view of changes in technology, working system and redundancies.

Jun 12, 2018, 22:54 PM IST
Charlie's Angels: Visakhapatnam railway station launches all-women railway security squad Subhadra Vahini

Charlie's Angels: Visakhapatnam railway station launches all-women railway security squad Subhadra Vahini

To get in touch with Subhadra Vahini, women can dial on the toll-free number 182 

Jun 12, 2018, 08:03 AM IST
3 coaches of 12809 Mumbai-Howrah Mail derail near Igatpuri in Maharashtra, no casualty reported

3 coaches of 12809 Mumbai-Howrah Mail derail near Igatpuri in Maharashtra, no casualty reported

Three coaches of Howrah Mail derailed early on Sunday near Igatpuri railway station in Maharashtra. However, there has been no report of any casualty in the incident so far.

Jun 10, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
Join this Railway initiative and get cashback of Rs 5 on your Paytm wallet

Join this Railway initiative and get cashback of Rs 5 on your Paytm wallet

The IRCTC will now use bagasse -- the fibrous remains after extracting sugarcane juice -- to make disposable cutlery and containers, in which meals will be served.

Jun 07, 2018, 11:59 AM IST
Indian Railways enforces six-time penalty for carrying excess luggage in trains

Indian Railways enforces six-time penalty for carrying excess luggage in trains

As a result of numerous complaints regarding excess baggage being towed into train compartments, the Indian Railways has decided to strictly enforce its over-three-decades-old baggage allowance rules.

Jun 05, 2018, 22:09 PM IST
Indian Railways working to increase speed of all long-distance trains

Indian Railways working to increase speed of all long-distance trains

The Indian Railways is working on increasing the speeds of all long-distance passenger trains by 25 km per hour by 2022.

Jun 04, 2018, 18:19 PM IST

Shocking gap between security at airports and railway stations in India

"The State shall not deny to any person equality before the law and equal protection of laws within the territory of India.” – Article 14 of the Constitution of India.

May 30, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Big B to be face of Railways anti-trespassing campaign

Big B to be face of Railways anti-trespassing campaign

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has become the face of Central Railways` anti-trespassing campaign.

May 29, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
Six passengers injured after stones pelted at Sealdah-Rajdhani Express

Six passengers injured after stones pelted at Sealdah-Rajdhani Express

Miscreants hurled stones at two bogeys of the train, shattering the glasses and injuring six passengers.

May 29, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

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