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Railways to provide more mobile charging points in sleeper & general coaches

Railways to provide more mobile charging points in sleeper & general coaches

Catering to the growing demand of mobile users, Railways has taken steps for providing more mobile charging points in sleeper and unreserved general class coaches to help passengers.

Railways has to be both about 'Gati' and 'Pragati': PM Narendra Modi

Railways has to be both about 'Gati' and 'Pragati': PM Narendra Modi

Adressing the inaugral session of the Rail Vikas Shivir at Surajkund near New Delhi on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we have to work together and think about making the Indian Railways financially strong.

Demonetisation: Railways to accept Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes till Nov 24

Demonetisation: Railways to accept Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes till Nov 24

Railways on Monday extended the use of defunct Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, which have been demonetised by the Modi government, to purchase tickets and for onboard catering till November 24.

Cancelling train ticket? Railways will not refund cash – Know why!

Cancelling train ticket? Railways will not refund cash – Know why!

Facing shortage of currency notes of lower denominations coupled with heavy rush at booking counters, the railways has stopped giving refund for cancellation of tickets in cash and instead issuing ticket deposit receipts (TDR).

Railway app to provide one stop solution for various services

Railway app to provide one stop solution for various services

To make train journeys pleasant and hassle-free, railways will launch an integrated mobile app for availing all travel-related services such as hiring taxis, porters and booking retiring rooms and lounges at stations among others.

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj Singh to lead Punjab against Railways

Ranji Trophy: Yuvraj Singh to lead Punjab against Railways

"Off spinner Arpit Pannu will be replacing Harbhajan in the match," Kapoor said.

Change in govt will not change country's conditions: Bibek Debroy

NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy on Saturday said India is still relatively a poor country and a mere change in the government will not change the situation in the country.

Railways and Services Sports Control Board fume at being left out of boxing polls

Railways and Services Sports Control Board fume at being left out of boxing polls

Neither Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) nor the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) will be a part of the election process to constitute the Boxing Federation of India.

Railways' Surge Pricing: Hurting middle class not a wise option!

Railways' Surge Pricing: Hurting middle class not a wise option!

Nevertheless when pumping revenues is the trick that everyone in the government machinery is hunting for, ticket price hike is the only elementary option left. 

Good news for rail passengers! Punctuality of trains improves to over 82%

Good news for rail passengers! Punctuality of trains improves to over 82%

The overall punctuality rate of the railways has increased to 82.09 percent in August from 81.62 percent in the corresponding period last year.

Service tax should be shared with railways: Parl panel

Service tax should be shared with railways: Parl panel

A Parliamentary Panel has suggested sharing with Railways the service tax paid on passenger fares on specified classes and freight which is collected by Finance Ministry and pursuing the matter vigorously with the authorities concerned.

India's progress incomplete without infra expansion: PM Modi

India's progress incomplete without infra expansion: PM Modi

India's progress is incomplete without rapid expansion and upgradation of basic infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday while underlining that his government's efforts are characterised by speed and scale to usher in "an era of historic growth".

Parl panel advocates variable fare structure in railways

Parl panel advocates variable fare structure in railways

A parliamentary panel has recommended to the railways introduction of a rationalised variable fare structure to compete with airlines and boost earnings.

Lodha effect: Services, Railways to lose voting rights in AIFF

Lodha effect: Services, Railways to lose voting rights in AIFF

On the proposed I-League-ISL merger, AIFF will seek opinion from all the clubs as to how one can reach a consensus viewpoint.

Good news for Rail Passengers! No service charge on ticket booked through card from today

Good news for Rail Passengers! No service charge on ticket booked through card from today

In a bid to make rail journey more convenient and pocket friendly, the Indian Railways has decided to do away with extra service charge levied on ticket booking through debit/credit card.

Good news for Rail Passengers! No service charge on ticket booked through card from June 1

Good news for Rail Passengers! No service charge on ticket booked through card from June 1

In a bid to make rail journey more convenient and pocket friendly, the Indian Railways has decided to do away with extra service charge levied on ticket booking through debit/credit card.

'Trying to take railways out of ICU': Suresh Prabhu

'Trying to take railways out of ICU': Suresh Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said efforts are on to take the public transporter 'out of the ICU' and create a situation where it can breathe well.

Railways eases mandatory catering charges, makes it optional in four trains

Railways eases mandatory catering charges, makes it optional in four trains

Seeking to explore the possibility of making mandatory catering services optional on trains, the railway ministry has decided to put it on trial in four premium trains 

Indian Railways to lay test track for trial of high-speed trains

Indian Railways to lay test track for trial of high-speed trains

In a first for Indian Railway, the public sector transporter is laying a 20 km-long test track, equipped with a state-of-the-art laboratory, near Raipur for trial of high-speed and regular trains it plans to introduce.

Suresh Prabhu promises new measures to revamp 'ailing' Railways

Suresh Prabhu promises new measures to revamp 'ailing' Railways

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said his ministry is focusing on upgrading facilities for passengers and is set to launch new initiatives that will overhaul the "ailing" Indian Railways.