With Chhath Puja to be celebrated from Oct 27-29, the Indian Railways is making extra efforts to accommodate the hundreds of people heading home for the festival and ran an extra train to Patna Friday, said officials.
A superb, last-minute goal by Poonam, which she scored just seconds before the final hooter, helped underdogs Northern Railways score a 2-1 win over last year`s runners up Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, and lift the 35th All-India Inter-Railway Women`s Hockey championship title on Monday.
Last year`s runners-up Rail Coach Factory (RCF), Kapurthala, and title contenders Northern Railways went on the rampage and scored runaway victories on the opening day of the All-India Inter Railway Women`s Hockey tournament at the Mahindra Stadium here Wednesday.
Northern Railways Friday made history as the first train chugged through India`s longest railway tunnel through the Pir Panjal mountain range, connecting Kashmir Valley to Banihal town on Srinagar-Jammu National highway.
Now passengers can find out their berth position or availability of seats in a particular train on the Facebook, as the Delhi Division of Northern Railway has provided the linkage at the popular social networking site.