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.

High-speed trains: Railways seek report from DRMs within 2 weeks

Expediting government`s plan of running semi high-speed trains in identified routes, Railways on Thursday asked the DRMs to present a report within two weeks, as it prepares to conduct the second trail run on Delhi-Agra section next week and introduce a train by November.

Railways` fourth packaged water facility to be launched

Indian Railways` fourth state-of-the-art packaged drinking water facility, set up at Ambernath in Thane district, will get operational from Wednesday.

Railways` new catering policy - welcome drink, region wise menu

After several complaints of bad quality food being served in trains, the Indian Railways has now decided to change its catering policy to improve the quality of food provided in premium trains.

Special train between LTT-Nagpur on Independence Day

The Central Railway will run a special train between Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) and Nagpur to clear the extra rush on the occasion of Independence Day.

Bill to amend Railways Act 1989 introduced in Lok Sabha

Aiming at preventing duplication in filing compensation claims in train accident, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha proposing amendment in the existing Railways Act 1989.

IRCTC among nine caterers fined by Railways for `bad food`

Cracking the whip, Railways have imposed heavy fines totalling Rs 11.50 lakh on nine caterers including IRCTC for serving "bad quality" food in trains.

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train soon

A double-decker train will ply between the state capital and New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said Friday.

Rlys need Rs 5 lakh crore to complete sanctioned projects

Railways need nearly Rs 5 lakh crore to complete all sanctioned projects for which it is mobilising additional resources including private investment, FDI and private-public partnership.