Good news! Railways to restore service of all cancelled trains next week
Good news! Railways to restore service of all cancelled trains next week

A total 129 pairs of trains which were earlier announced to remain cancelled till February 29, would be pressed into regular service in a staggered manner from Monday (Feb 8) and the restoration will be completed by February 13.

Railway's revenue to increase by 50% over 5 years: Suresh Prabhu
Railway's revenue to increase by 50% over 5 years: Suresh Prabhu

Hardselling Indian Railways as "the perfect destination", Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said its revenue would rise by 50 percent over the next five years as it scouted for foreign investment.

 

Watch: What passengers have done to new Mahamana Express?

Two weeks back, the new train, Mahamana Express got started. Within the two weeks the train's condition has got very bad and dirty due to unclean habits of the passengers.

11-year-old boy writes to PM Modi over long route to school – what happened next?
11-year-old boy writes to PM Modi over long route to school – what happened next?

The Class VII student did not inform anyone in the family about his letter to PM Modi.

Now, you can book only 6 tickets on IRCTC website a month

A maximum of 6 tickets can be booked online by an individual user in a month on IRCTC website.

Now, you can book only 6 rail tickets per month from one IRCTC user-ID
Now, you can book only 6 rail tickets per month from one IRCTC user-ID

This will replace the existing system under which a maximum of 10 tickets can be booked online through IRCTC website in a month by an individual.

18,252 railway vacancies: Online registration concludes, exam likely in March
18,252 railway vacancies: Online registration concludes, exam likely in March

Common Computer Based Test Examination for 18,252 railway vacancies is likely to be held in March - May, 2016.

 

100 railway stations to get wi-fi in one year: Suresh Prabhu
100 railway stations to get wi-fi in one year: Suresh Prabhu

The minister said along with Google wi-fi, his ministry is also trying to ensure a better customer experience for all the travellers who take the Indian Railways at all the stations.

 

PM Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh: As it happened

After flagging off the Mahamana Superfast Express which will run from Varanasi to New Delhi, PM Modi on Friday arrived in Lucknow where he addressed the convocation ceremony of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University. PM Modi will also address Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Mahasabha in Lucknow later today. In Varanasi, he attended the distribution of e-rickshaws to differently-abled people and interacted with some of them.

Must watch: Indian Railways' swanky, new coaches

Indian Railways is soon going to put on tracks newly-designed swanky and luxurious 'Make in India' rail coaches.

Now, it's not possible to book train ticket online before 35 seconds
Now, it's not possible to book train ticket online before 35 seconds

35 seconds compulsory wait to book train tickets on IRCTC website.

PM Narendra Modi likely to flag off new Varanasi-New Delhi train on Jan 22
PM Narendra Modi likely to flag off new Varanasi-New Delhi train on Jan 22

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to flag off a new Varanasi-New Delhi train with improved amenities from his Parliamentary constituency on January 22.

Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work
Train drivers drag Railways to Human Rights Commission for no 'toilet breaks' during work

Train drivers have complained they are working in cruel conditions and don't get a break, even for few minutes, to eat something or to attend nature's call. 

World Bank to be anchor investor in Rail Development Fund: Suresh Prabhu
World Bank to be anchor investor in Rail Development Fund: Suresh Prabhu

Noting that the World Bank would be anchor investors in this new fund, along with other co-investors, Prabhu said, "This fund would be kick started soon as there is unanimity in the World Bank leadership".

WR decides to restore full services of Mumbai Rajdhani Exp, August Kranti Rajdhani Exp

For those of you who felt inconvenienced due to the cancellation of trains due to foggy weather, here's some good news. The Western Railway has decided to restore services of certain trains, including premium Mumbai-New Delhi Rajdhani Express and August Kranti Rajdhani Express.

Bomb threat: Panic grips Ajmer, all trains halted at railway junction; police reach spot
Bomb threat: Panic grips Ajmer, all trains halted at railway junction; police reach spot

Panic gripped Rajasthan's Ajmer on Thursday over a bomb threat.

All Rajdhani, Shatabdi services to be restored from Jan 15

After reviewing the weather condition, the railways has decided to restore services of all Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto and Jan Shatabdi trains from Friday.

DNA: Indian Railways unveils 'Make in India's' luxury coaches

Indian Railways is getting a makeover, and the first look of the 'Make in India' luxury coaches were revealed in Bhopal's Habibganj railway station.

Parliamentary panel to study fire mishaps in rail coaches

Short circuit, poor maintenance and lack of awareness are major reasons of fire in trains, the Comptroller and Auditor General has said in its report on Railways.

Foggy weather affects train operation, 80 trains affected

Foggy weather condition disrupted train operation on Tuesday.