Passenger trains

PM Modi inaugurates new passenger trains for Northeast, says government sincere about development of region

PM Modi inaugurates new passenger trains for Northeast, says government sincere about development of region

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated new passenger trains for Northeast.

May 27, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

East Central Railway cancels 28 passenger trains for Maoists' Foundation Day

The East Central Railway (ECR) has decided to cancel running of 28 passenger trains under its five divisions in Bihar and Jharkhand for a week starting tomorrow fearing disruption during Foundation Day celebrations of the banned Maoists during the period, reports stated on Saturday.

Sep 20, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

Nine rail corridors to have 160-200 km per hour speed

Railways has identified nine corridors for taking action to raise the speed of passenger trains to 160-200 kmph, the Rajya Sabha was told on Friday.

Jul 25, 2014, 21:02 PM IST

Further hike Duronto fare

Travelling in AC classes of Duronto Express trains is set to be costlier from October 10.

Oct 05, 2013, 23:27 PM IST

Tatkal booking to be available for passenger trains

Railways has decided to introduce the Tatkal scheme in many passenger trains to help travellers avail the emergency reservation facility.

Oct 01, 2013, 20:36 PM IST

AP: Several trains cancelled ahead of Telangana march

In a move which angered Telangana protagonists, the railways have cancelled over 40 trains and all local and sub-urban train services in Hyderabad.

Sep 30, 2012, 00:03 AM IST

Railways set to manufacture 2,500 'odourless' bio-toilets

Passengers travelling in long-distance trains will soon get respite from the stench of toilets with Railways set to replace them with "odourless" bio-toilets.

Mar 04, 2012, 15:22 PM IST

Passenger trains suspended during night

In the wake of recent Maoist
attacks, passenger trains on Kharagpur-Rourkela and
Kharagpur-Adra section will continue to remain suspended
during the night from 10 PM to 5 AM.

Jun 03, 2010, 19:59 PM IST

Railways give in to Maoists: No passenger trains in night

Not keen to take any chance in
view of observance of `black week` from May 28 to June 2 by
Maoists, Railway Ministry has decided to suspend running of
passenger trains for seven hours in the night in Naxal-affected areas.

May 29, 2010, 18:23 PM IST

Cold leaves 4 passenger trains stuck under English Channel

British media say four trains with more than 2,000 passengers aboard have broken down in the Channel Tunnel due to wintry weather.

Dec 19, 2009, 13:56 PM IST