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.

Now Indian Railways to provide stairs to upper berth in AC First class

For the convenience of passengers, now Indian Railways will provide stairs to upper berth in first AC coaches

Railways to implement Sabari rail project

 Railways will implement Sabari Rail Project in Kerala to connect south India's major pilgrim centre of Sabarimala through rail route, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said.

Rail traffic in Mumbai back on track, some trains cancelled

Suburban train services in Mumbai, hit hard by yesterday's downpour, resumed on Saturday but long- distance services were yet to be normalised completely.

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.

Revised timings for booking Tatkal tickets effective from today

The timings for booking Tatkal tickets in AC and non-AC classes will change from June 15 as the Railways has staggered the schedule to reduce the load on the ticketing site and booking windows.

CBI registers 4 cases related to underweighing 'scam' in Railways

CBI has registered four cases - one in Karnataka and three in Tamil Nadu - in connection with alleged under-reporting of actual weight of loaded goods wagons through manipulation of software by Railway officials in what is suspected to be a Rs 4,000 crore scam.

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.

Tatkal ticket booking timings changed

The Railway Ministry has changed the timings for booking Tatkal tickets. Booking for AC classes will start at 10 am and close at 11 am. For non-AC classes, booking will start from 11 am and close at 12  pm.

Prabhu inaugurates train in Odisha

A new DMU train was today flagged off between Rourkela and Sambalpur as per the announcement made in the Railway Budget.

Suresh Prabhu seeks Mamata Banerjee's help for development of Bengal through Railways

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said the state and the Centre will have to work together to for development of West Bengal and assured that his ministry will help fuel the state's growth story.

GRP should be brought under Railway ministry: Prabhu

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said functions of the Government Railway Police (GRP) be transferred to his Ministry for seamless policing, which will help in providing greater safety to the passengers.

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.