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.

Six pilgrim special trains to start from Oct 25

To promote rail tourism especially for the pilgrims, railways will launch six pilgrim special tourist trains from October 25.

Swachh Bharat: Gowda seeks MP's help in sprucing up Railways

Often criticised for being lax on cleanliness, Railways Minister has decided to make the most of 'Swachh Bharat Mission' by involving his fellow Members of Parliament in leading the campaign to spruce up the railways premises and properties.

Gowda to pick up broom for Oct 2 Railway cleaning drive

Gearing up to be part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachchh Bharat Mission', Railways have identified 119 stations to be spruced up by its specially designated staff across the country on October 2.

Soon order food of your choice through SMS onboard train

Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phone-based service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers.

Cleanliness campaign to be conducted in all stations on Oct 2

Union Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday said that a 'special cleanliness campaign' will be carried out in all railway stations across the country on October 2.

Railway stations in North Kashmir made functional

Indian Railways, in coordination with state police, has restored a total of 57 km of tracks and made operational eight railway stations from Baramulla to Nowgam in north Kashmir, and efforts were on to make the remaining stations in south Kashmir functional.

Train services partially resume in Kashmir Valley

After remaining disrupted for 11 days, Railways Monday partially resumed train services in Kashmir Valley following restoration of tracks damaged by flood waters.

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India`s rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the neighbours` first summit since Narendra Modi became prime minister in May. 

Railways approves train protection system for south Indian route

In a move to prevent accidents, Railways has given its nod to a Rs 28.61 crore contract for installation of a train protection warning system (TPWS) along the 67-km Basin Bridge-Arrakonam route in south India.

Railways runs special trains for people stranded in flood-hit J&K

Northern Railway has taken several measures for the people stranded in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, like running special trains from Katra, Udhampur and Jammu to different parts of the country and attaching extra coaches to regular services.

Railways to transport relief material free of charge to flood-hit J&K

Railways will be transporting relief material free of charge to flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir and has taken a slew of measures including special trains and help desks for the stranded passengers.

CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?
CBI probe reveals link between Saradha scam, Mamata Banerjee?

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's name has now got dragged into the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Railway action helps woman deliver baby safely

Showing its humanitarian face, the Railways stopped a long-distance train at a station to help a pregnant passenger who suddenly went into labour.

Railways to launch web portal to resolve ROB issues with NHAI

In view of delays in construction of road over bridge and road under bridge at level crossings, railways has adopted e-governance route by creating a web portal for sorting out differences with NHAI for execution of such projects.

Rail traffic halted as Ajmer-Ahmedabad express derails

Traffic on the Marwar-Palanpur section under North-Western Railway was disrupted on Monday after the engine of Ajmer-Ahmedabad express train derailed in Sirohi district.