Western railway cancels six more train amid coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The Indian railways have till now cancelled around 245 pairs of trains after the coronavirus outbreak in the country. 

Mar 21, 2020, 09:04 AM IST

No cancellation fee will be charged for 155 trains cancelled; passengers to get 100 per cent refund: Railways

The Indian Railways on Thursday (March 19, 2020), said that no cancellation fee will be charged for the 155 trains which were cancelled due to low occupancy and the novel coronavirus pandemic and the passengers will get 100 per cent refund for the same.

Mar 19, 2020, 11:43 AM IST

Indian Railways to abolish booking of tickets through agents, vendors

The Railways Minister said that due to penetration of smartphone in the Indian household, train tickets can now be easily booked online through mobile phone using the IRCTC App.

Mar 13, 2020, 15:43 PM IST

Northern Railways to run 16 special trains during Holi festival to avoid rush

The General Manager Northern Railway Rajiv Chaudhry said that keeping the need of people in concern the Northern railways have decided to operate these trains to avoid chaos. 

Mar 02, 2020, 23:32 PM IST

Indian Railways launches its first 'Restaurant on Wheels'

Supriyo also inaugurated two new air-conditioned Retiring Rooms and Electronic Reservation Chart Display System and a battery-operated car at Asansol station, the release added. 

Feb 29, 2020, 23:37 PM IST

After Mahakal Express, IRCTC gets ready to launch Ramayan Express on March 28

After Kashi Mahakal Express, the Indian Railways is now ready to launch the Ramayan Express which will take devotees to pilgrim places associated with Lord Rama. The train will commence its first journey from March 28, 2020.

Feb 20, 2020, 11:48 AM IST

E-ticket scam: RPF arrests 7 more persons, including Kolkata-based mastermind Jayanta Poddar

RPF Director General Arun Kumar said, "Recently we arrested seven people, including Kolkata-based Jayanta Poddar, who was in touch with JUMB operatives."

Feb 19, 2020, 00:00 AM IST

Kashi-Mahakal Express inaugural run special: Berth No. 64, Coach B5 reserved for Lord Shiva

The seat number 64 of coach B5 in the Kashi-Mahakal Express has been turned into a mini-temple devoted to Lord Shiva, while it was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. 

Feb 17, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

PM Modi to flag off IRCTC's 3rd train Kashi Mahakal Express on February 16

After successfully running two Tejas Express trains between New Delhi-Lucknow and Mumbai-Ahmedabad, the IRCTC is all set to launch its third such service - Kashi Mahakal Express - between Varanasi and Indore on February 16, officials said on Wednesday. The train will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Feb 12, 2020, 21:00 PM IST

IRCTC issues advisory, cautions against fraud booking

IRCTC portal offering tourism package has recently cautioned against fraud booking in its name by a fake website, offering tour confirmation voucher. The IRCTC has filed an FIR in this regard, besides updating an alert scroller on its tourism website's homepage.   

Jan 25, 2020, 17:05 PM IST

Railway e-ticket scam mastermind challenges RPF, exposes IRCTC's security system

In a conversation with Zee news, the DG of RPF confirmed that he has received a message from the mastermind of the scam and now the validity of the message is being investigated. 

Jan 24, 2020, 10:42 AM IST

IRCTC to flag off its second Tejas train on Ahmedabad-Mumbai route on January 17

Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal, and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will flag off the inaugural run of the second Tejas Train from Ahmedabad on January 17 (Friday).

Jan 16, 2020, 16:35 PM IST

IRCTC launches South India Divine Tour package starting from Rs 39,970

The major tourist spot covered under the tour includes Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Ramanathaswamy Temple, Meenakshi Temple, Lord Balaji Temple, and Sri Kalahasti and the significant temples and tourist places of Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Tirupati, and Kochi.

Jan 10, 2020, 17:44 PM IST

IRCTC launches Tirupati Devasthanam flight package; check tariff, itinerary details

About 20 million pilgrims from across the world throng to Tirumala each year to worship the presiding deity Lord Sree Venkateswara, who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. 

Jan 01, 2020, 19:27 PM IST

Salient features of second premium Tejas train ready to run on Ahmedabad-Mumbai route

The inaugural run of this second Tejas train will be flagged-off from Ahmedabad on January 17, 2020. The commercial run of the train will start with effect from January 19, 2020, from Ahmedabad.

Dec 30, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

IRCTC to launch second Tejas Express from Ahmedabad to Mumbai on January 17

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express will run six days a week, barring Thursday. It will halt at Nadiad, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vapi and Borivali stations in both directions.

Dec 28, 2019, 15:58 PM IST

Indian Railways announces tariff for standard meals of vendors on platforms

The Railways also asked the IRCTC and Zonal Railways to ensure that tariff increase results in visible improvement in quality and hygiene of food.

Dec 18, 2019, 14:28 PM IST

IRCTC starts 'Khushiyon Ki Delivery'; order burgers, pizzas, biryani in train now

The IRCTC wants to make 'Khushiyon Ki Delivery' more successful as it saw tremendous growth in the e-catering business in the last one year. As of now, the IRCTC is receiving around 21,000 food orders daily through the e-catering app. Earlier, the figure was just 8,000 food orders per day.

Dec 06, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Cabinet approves land monetisation for a five-star hotel at Pragati Maidan

The land will be transferred in favour of special purpose vehicle (SPV) that will be formed by India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).

Dec 04, 2019, 21:07 PM IST

20 employees of private firm, which supplies services to Tejas Express, sacked without notice

The sacked employees of Tejas Express, which is operated by IRCTC, have tweeted Railways Minister Piyush Goyal seeking help. 

Nov 28, 2019, 11:01 AM IST