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Now book an entire coach of a train online - Here's how you can do it on IRCTC.co.in

Now book an entire coach of a train online - Here's how you can do it on IRCTC.co.in

Booking of special trains, coaches, saloons on full tariff rate (FTR) can be booked through a "single window booking system" of IRCTC.

Feb 17, 2018, 11:18 AM IST
States where trains face maximum and minimum delays, reveals study

States where trains face maximum and minimum delays, reveals study

Three states - Uttarakhand, Bihar and Kerala - show a double-digit percentage increase in train delays consecutively over the last two years. 

Feb 16, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
No reservation chart on bogies of trains starting March 1. Here’s why

No reservation chart on bogies of trains starting March 1. Here’s why

According to reports, this directive will be implemented at A1, A and B category railway stations.

Feb 16, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
‘We won’t sell pakodas’: Youth stall train service in Bihar’s Arrah over unemployment

‘We won’t sell pakodas’: Youth stall train service in Bihar’s Arrah over unemployment

Reports said that the protesters even resorted to stone pelting, injuring some policemen and officials.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:47 PM IST
Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani train gets a makeover under Indian Railways Operation Swarn

Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani train gets a makeover under Indian Railways Operation Swarn

Passengers on the Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express are in for a delight as the Indian Railways has introduced new coaches for the superfast air-conditioned train under Operation Swarn. The new coaches have been equipped with LED screens to display iconic Indian buildings like Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Feb 15, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
Indian Railways recruitment 2018: Railway offers over 90,000 jobs vacancies, Check details

Indian Railways recruitment 2018: Railway offers over 90,000 jobs vacancies, Check details

The Indian Railways in one of the biggest recruitment drive recently announced a number of job vacancies for interested and eligible aspirants across states. 

Feb 12, 2018, 22:57 PM IST
Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur begins today. Route, time details here

Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur begins today. Route, time details here

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha flagged off the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via video conference on Saturday. The passenger train will run via Sambalpur city once a week with effect from Saturday. 

Feb 10, 2018, 10:41 AM IST
24 coaches goods train derail in Madhya Pradesh's Satna

24 coaches goods train derail in Madhya Pradesh's Satna

However, no casualties have been reported so far.

Feb 10, 2018, 00:10 AM IST
More than 13,000 Railway employees face the axe in drive against long-term absentees

More than 13,000 Railway employees face the axe in drive against long-term absentees

The Railways seems set to lost 1 percent of its total workforce.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:05 PM IST
881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

881 km rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

The electrification plans will cover all three railway zones — Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway and North East Frontier Railway.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Railway Recruitment Board 2018: Aadhaar must to apply for exam for Railways; 26,000 job vacancies announced on indianrailways.gov.in

Railway Recruitment Board 2018: Aadhaar must to apply for exam for Railways; 26,000 job vacancies announced on indianrailways.gov.in

The RRB of the Indian Railways has announced over 26,000 job vacancies for the position of Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) and technicians.

Feb 06, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
Booking train ticket to be easier, Railways to set up more PRS counters across country

Booking train ticket to be easier, Railways to set up more PRS counters across country

MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain had informed Rajya Sabha that Indian Railways plans to set up more PRS counters across the country.

Feb 04, 2018, 16:23 PM IST

Union Budget invested in Railways without giving in to populism

Amidst all the “last budget” euphoria and the high expectations from the general public of it, the budget outlay details for the Indian Railway went relatively unnoticed. And possibly this was the prime reason for merging the Railways budget with the Union budget. Significant reforms are needed in Indian Railways whilst keeping populism at bay.

Feb 02, 2018, 13:03 PM IST

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley announces Rs 1.48 lakh crore for Indian Railways

This segment of this of Zee News brings to you latest updates on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presenting budget 2018. Watch this video for more information.

Feb 01, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
Rail Budget: FM allocates Rs 1.48 lakh cr for railways, promises Wi-Fi, CCTVs in all trains

Rail Budget: FM allocates Rs 1.48 lakh cr for railways, promises Wi-Fi, CCTVs in all trains

Union FM Arun Jaitley, in his Union Budget 2018 speech, announced a capital expenditure of Rs 1.48 lakh crore for the expansion and modernisation of the Indian Railways on Thursday. 

Feb 01, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Union Budget 2018: What are major expectations for Railways

Union Budget 2018: What are major expectations for Railways

Historically, Railway Budget has been separate from the Union Budget in India. All of that changed in 2017 when the two budgets were merged. However, the significance of budget for Railway sector remains as important as ever.

Jan 30, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
In a first, 100 non-gazetted Railway employees fly abroad for six-day vacation

In a first, 100 non-gazetted Railway employees fly abroad for six-day vacation

Indian Railways' first non-working foreign tour is under way -- not for senior officers but for gangmen, trackmen and other non-gazetted employees.

Jan 30, 2018, 14:06 PM IST
Railways replaces 'viklang' with 'divyang' in concession forms

Railways replaces 'viklang' with 'divyang' in concession forms

Almost two years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as 'divyang' (divine bodies), the Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concession certificates issued to such people.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:37 PM IST
Goodbye Shatabdi, hello world-class Train 18 by June?

Goodbye Shatabdi, hello world-class Train 18 by June?

Indian Railways is planning to introduce two trains which promise to bring down travel time and provide world-class facilities to passengers.

Jan 23, 2018, 09:40 AM IST
Budget 2018: Here’s how govt plans to make train journeys safer

Budget 2018: Here’s how govt plans to make train journeys safer

Initially, CCTV cam eras will be installed in as many as 11,000 trains and 8500 railway stations.

Jan 23, 2018, 07:33 AM IST