India Railways

Piyush Goyal thanks rail employees for service during pandemic, says 'you worked even harder at great risk'

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that during the COVID-19 pandemic, the "Railway family" devoted itself to the service of the nation. 

Apr 03, 2021, 14:37 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: Indian Railways rubbishes reports about post lockdown 'restoration plan', says all concerned will be duly informed

As per the information railways running staff, guards, TTE, safety personnel, and other officials have been asked to be ready to resume services after the Coronavirus lockdown ends. While resumption in Indian Railways passenger operations is expected, the trains will start running only after the national transporter receives a notification from the government.

Apr 04, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

Indian Railways brings Wi-Fi services at historic Dera Baba Nanak station in Punjab

It is to be noted that since the inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor project by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 9, 2019, the number of passengers at Dera Nanak Railway station has increased significantly. 

Nov 14, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Services on accident site restored 48 hours after Bihar train derailment

Eleven bogies of the Jogmani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express had jumped the tracks early Sunday, killing six persons and leaving more than 30 injured. 

Feb 05, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Indore Patna Express derails: List of deadliest train accidents in India

There have been several train disasters in the history of Indian Railways. Here is the list of some of the biggest train tragedies in recent years in India which made the headlines.

Nov 21, 2016, 03:02 AM IST

Over 10 lakh train travellers fail to get a seat everyday: Study

Trains are still most preferred mode of travel despite severe demand-supply mismatch, claims a recent study by RailYatri.in.

Sep 28, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Railways considering introduction of Talgo type trains

After the successful trial of Spanish made Talgo train, Railways is considering introduction of light weight aluminium coaches in the rail network to reduce the travelling time between metropolis.

Sep 12, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Railways claims good response to flexi-fare system, expects Rs 500 crore revenue

Amid criticism over introduction of dynamic surging fare in premier trains, the railways today claimed that the response is quite good and the flexi-fare is still lower than airfare.

Sep 11, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

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. 

Sep 09, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Rail passengers to get insurance cover of Rs 10 lakh from Sept for just Re 1

Train passengers booking their tickets online through the IRCTC website will be able to opt for travel insurance cover from September for a premium of just Re 1.

Jul 27, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

Suresh Prabhu acknowledges corruption in railways

Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday acknowledged existence of corruption at various levels in his ministry and said the government is determined to weed it out through stringent action and putting in place a transparent system.

Mar 20, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Public vent their anger as train derails in Rae Bareili, UP

Public were enraged over the derailment of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed near Bachhrawan Railway Station in UP on Friday.

Mar 20, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

Railways to set up body to enhance ties with private investors

Seeking technical cooperation for upgradation of rail infrastructure with foreign countries, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said the national transporter can grow faster based on the partnership model.

Mar 11, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Prabhu assuages fears over privatisation of Railways

Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said the Centre was seeking private capital investment in cash-strapped Railways to meet the resource crunch and it does not amount to privatisation as the Railways unions claim.

Dec 03, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Railway passenger fare hiked by 14.2% from May 20

The railway board on Friday hiked the monthly season ticket fares by about 14 percent with effect from May 20 across all classes which is likely to push up the fares in suburban trains to 100 percent.

May 16, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Odisha: Passenger train derails, 5 injured

Five passengers were
injured on Monday when 10 bogies of an express train travelling from
Durg in Chhattisgarh to Puri in Orissa derailed at
Lakhna.

Feb 14, 2012, 09:12 AM IST