Train mishaps declined consistently: Govt

Train mishaps have "consistently declined" and have come down to 77 in 2011-12 from 335 in 2001-02 barring the ones at unmanned level crossings, the government said on Friday.

New Tatkal ticket rules kick in

The new rules come amidst rising complaints about misuse of the Railway`s Tatkal scheme of booking tickets.

Tatkal ticket holders now have to carry ID proof

Passengers travelling on tatkal tickets must now carry their identity proof in original or face the prospect of being treated as ticket-less travelers and penalised.