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RailCloud to optimise server management, resources

The Indian Railways will launch on Wednesday RailCloud, a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost.

Rajasthan: Railways call on Jats to call off quota protests after agitators block Alwar-Mathura rail route

Rajasthan: Railways call on Jats to call off quota protests after agitators block Alwar-Mathura rail route

Rail services along the Alwar-Mathura route in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan were affected after Jat protesters blocked the railway tracks seeking OBC quota reservation for the community.

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan assures development of northeast

The North Eastern Region because of its typical geographic location, lack of connectivity and several other such constraints has for several decades lagged behind in various developmental activities. 

Railways' post growth in passenger traffic, revenue

The Railway Ministry on Thursday reported a rise in passenger traffic and revenue generation during 2016-17.

Rail tickets likely to get costlier as ministry mulling to impose safety cess

Rail tickets likely to get costlier as ministry mulling to impose safety cess

The railways is considering imposing safety cess on train tickets to be utilised for strengthening accident prevention measures.

Prabhu bats for waterless toilets: Railway Minister

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday called for developing waterless toilets to address the issue of water scarcity.

Railways to start dog breeding centre to raise own force

Railways to start dog breeding centre to raise own force

Railways will set up a dog breeding and training centre to deal with the increased requirement of pedigree dogs for detecting explosives and drugs on its premises.

Railways hints at sabotage in Rajya Rani Express derailment, announces ex-gratia for injured

Railways hints at sabotage in Rajya Rani Express derailment, announces ex-gratia for injured

Railways said that the defects in the track could be due to "extraneous factors".

Bullet train gets past major hurdle over BKC land

Bullet train gets past major hurdle over BKC land

The railways have crossed a major hurdle in rolling out the ambitious bullet train project as the Maharashtra government has agreed to give land at the Bandra-Kurla complex (BKC).

Railways get tough with food contractors violating norms

Railways get tough with food contractors violating norms

Inspections at various levels are conducted in trains and stations.

Flexi-fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi to be tweaked

Flexi-fare system for Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi to be tweaked

According to the flexi-fare system, only 10 percent of the seats are sold in the normal fare category and thereafter, prices increase by 10 percent with every 10 percent of berths sold, with a ceiling of 50 percent.

Service charge exemption on railway e-ticket extended till June 30

Service charge exemption on railway e-ticket extended till June 30

The service charge exemption on railway tickets booked online has been extended till June 30.

 

Rail Ministry tweets about official menu rate–Check out full price list of meal items

Rail Ministry tweets about official menu rate–Check out full price list of meal items

The Railway ministry has posted the rate list on its Twitter account while asking people to lodge a complaint if they are overcharged.

 Railways Minister in talks with 6 global companies for high speed trains

Railways Minister in talks with 6 global companies for high speed trains

Discussions by the Railway Ministry with top six global companies for the launch of very high speed trains in India that can travel at a speed of 600kms per hour was in the advanced stage, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday.

Railways offers discounts to woo freight customers

Railways offers discounts to woo freight customers

Railways on Thursday offered discounts to customers to gain lost ground in freight share, which has been witnessing a decline over the years.

Railways new catering policy 2017: All you need to know

Railways new catering policy 2017: All you need to know

Railways on Monday announced a new policy for its catering services which shall separate the functioning of its cooking and food distribution onboard.

 

Railways to announce new rail catering policy to separate cooking, distribution

Railways to announce new rail catering policy to separate cooking, distribution

Railways will on Monday announce a new policy for its catering services which shall separate the functioning of its cooking and food distribution onboard.

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

Supreme Court to name new BCCI administrators on January 24, modifies order on disqualification

A newly-set up bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud modified the order.

Railway ticket booking to be made easy

Railway ticket booking to be made easy. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Railways' New Year bonanza! Fares likely to be slashed by 10% in premium trains

Railways' New Year bonanza! Fares likely to be slashed by 10% in premium trains

Railways has decided to slash fares of premium trains such as Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabadi, as per media reports.