Railways

Dense fog continues to disrupt rail traffic, more than 20 trains cancelled

Dense fog continues to disrupt rail traffic, more than 20 trains cancelled

Cold wave has been sweeping parts of north India.

Jan 07, 2018, 07:35 AM IST
Indian Railways to go hi-tech, will soon use drones for crowd management at stations

Indian Railways to go hi-tech, will soon use drones for crowd management at stations

The drones are expected to help officials monitor crowds at stations across the country.

Jan 05, 2018, 18:41 PM IST

Now, receive an SMS alert if your train is late by an hour or more

Ministry of Railways has commenced facility of information to passengers through short messaging service (SMS) regarding status of trains running late by more than one hour.

Jan 05, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Railways SMS alerts on delays to expand to over 1,000 trains

Railways SMS alerts on delays to expand to over 1,000 trains

The Railways on Wednesday expanded its SMS alerts for departure delays of over an hour to more than 1,000 trains, including premium and superfast express trains.

Jan 03, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
Good news! Mumbai commuters to get air-conditioned locals from Dec 25

Good news! Mumbai commuters to get air-conditioned locals from Dec 25

After years of debates, speculation and planning, the Railways will unveil the first airconditioned suburban trains for Mumbai commuters from Monday, December 25 - - 150 years after the first suburban local was hauled by a steam engine in 1867, officials said.

Dec 23, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
PM Modi's office pulls up Railways, reminds it of 'Make in India'

PM Modi's office pulls up Railways, reminds it of 'Make in India'

The steel and rail ministries have been at loggerheads over the state-run network`s decision to buy rails from overseas.

Dec 23, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Cabinet approves forming 'circle office' to monitor safety in railways

Cabinet approves forming 'circle office' to monitor safety in railways

The decision was taken as envisaged in the "Metro Railways (Operations and Maintenance) Act, 2002", under the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

Dec 16, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Rajdhani trains to make round trips daily? Railways to explore

Rajdhani trains to make round trips daily? Railways to explore

The railways will explore if it is possible for a Rajdhani Express train to make a round trip within 24 hours.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Western Railways gears up to tackle any emergency

Cyclone Ockhi: Western Railways gears up to tackle any emergency

With Cyclone Ockhi making its way towards Mumbai, the authorities are gearing up to tackle the emergency situation. While schools in Mumbai metropolitan region have already been asked to remain shut, the Western Railways has also pulled up its socks.

Dec 05, 2017, 08:00 AM IST
8 trains cancelled for 2 months due to fog: Railways

8 trains cancelled for 2 months due to fog: Railways

Owing to onset of fog, the North Eastern Railways (NER) has suspended eight trains from December 1 to February 13, an official said on Monday.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
Why the honeybee sound keep jumbos off rail track – Railways shows the way

Why the honeybee sound keep jumbos off rail track – Railways shows the way

Train-hits and man-animal conflicts are two major sources of elephant deaths in the country.

Nov 26, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
Train travels 160 kms in wrong direction, leaves 1,500 farmers on board stranded

Train travels 160 kms in wrong direction, leaves 1,500 farmers on board stranded

The farmers were travelling from Delhi to Maharashtra after attending a protest demanding waiver on bad debt.

Nov 22, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
ISRO to help railways alert people at unmanned crossings

ISRO to help railways alert people at unmanned crossings

About 500 metres before the level crossings, the hooter will be activated through a signal from the IC chip, warning road users as well as the train drivers near the crossing.
 

Nov 12, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

Railways defends govt's decision, says Army has expertise in building roads, bridges

The government has been facing severe criticism over its decision to take the help of the Army to build the over- bridges in Mumbai in the wake of Elphinstone Road station.

Nov 01, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
Suresh Raina to captain Uttar Pradesh in Ranji Trophy opener

Suresh Raina to captain Uttar Pradesh in Ranji Trophy opener

Uttar Pradesh will take on Railways in their first match of the season beginning in Lucknow on Friday.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Problem in Railways not new, given in 2014 as inheritance: Piyush Goyal

Problem in Railways not new, given in 2014 as inheritance: Piyush Goyal

"I am not giving an excuse, but problems in Indian Railways aren`t one or two years old, they were accumulated over years and were given to us in 2014 as inheritance," Goyal told the media.

Sep 30, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Railways cuts down sleeping hours for passengers by an hour

Railways cuts down sleeping hours for passengers by an hour

The Railways is trying to put an end to those tiresome quarrels that break out due to oversleeping passengers on the middle and lower berths by reducing official sleeping hours.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
 Train derailments: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal orders quick replacement of old tracks

Train derailments: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal orders quick replacement of old tracks

Three trains jumped off the tracks and another derailment was averted on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh, New Delhi and Maharashtra within a span of nine hours.

Sep 07, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
IRCTC hotel scam: CBI summons Lalu Yadav, son Tejashwi next week

IRCTC hotel scam: CBI summons Lalu Yadav, son Tejashwi next week

The CBI has summoned RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and son Tejashwi Yadav in the alleged railway hotel tender case.

Sep 07, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Railways dispatches special trains for flood-hit areas: Govt

The government on Wednesday said it has dispatched special trains to flood-hit areas in Assam and Gujarat to facilitate movement of passengers and goods.

Aug 02, 2017, 19:17 PM IST