Ministry of Railways

No more sleeper coaches in these trains, Indian Railways makes big announcement

The track on the golden Quadrilateral and Diagonals are being upgraded to cater to a speed of 130 km/hr to 160 km/hour. 

Oct 11, 2020, 15:59 PM IST

Indian Railways likely to run more special trains ahead of festive season in October

The Railways had earlier announced to run 80 special and 40 clone trains in September.

Sep 22, 2020, 15:34 PM IST

Indian Railways provided these facilities to passengers amid COVID-19 situation: Details here

Use of CCTVs has been intensified for monitoring of cleanliness activities at about 700 stations.


Sep 21, 2020, 20:48 PM IST

Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar-Kharkhauda gets cabinet approval

The estimated completion cost of the project is reportedly Rs 5,617 crore and it is likely to be completed in 5 years.

Sep 15, 2020, 16:14 PM IST

Indian Railways registers 10 percent jump in freight loading, overtakes last year's figure

The India Railways said that it has used the COVID-19 situation as an opportunity to improve all-round efficiencies and performances.

Sep 08, 2020, 10:25 AM IST

Indian Railways registers more than 10% jump in freight loading compared to last year

On mission mode, Indian Railways Freight loading for the month of September 2020 till September 6, 2020, crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the same period.

Sep 07, 2020, 17:25 PM IST

Indian Railways to introduce new time table soon, remains focused on high-speed trains

The time table will aim at running the trains at a high speed of 160 kmph on important routes.

Sep 05, 2020, 19:58 PM IST

Recruitment delayed due to large number of applications, COVID-19, will be completed soon: Indian Railways

Around 1.15 crore people applied for 1.3 lakh Level 1 posts, while, 1.26 crore applicants applied for 35,000 NTPC vacancies. 

Sep 01, 2020, 19:41 PM IST

Indian Railways may run 120 more Special Trains to ease intra, inter-state movement this month

Currently, 230 Special Trains are operational.

Sep 01, 2020, 15:27 PM IST

Indian Railways solarises 960 railway stations, moves closer to become Net Zero Carbon Emission Railway by 2030

Railways is also set to achieve 100% electrification by the year 2023

Aug 31, 2020, 21:50 PM IST

Indian Railways to set up 20 GW solar power plants on its surplus land to become 'Atmnirbhar' by 2030

In order to meet its energy requirements of over 33 billion units by 2030, the Indian Railways is mulling to set up 20 GW (gigawatts) solar power plants on its surplus land. Union Commerce, Industry and Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said, “The Indian Railways plans to use its surplus land to generate 20 GW of renewable energy from 'Made in India' solar or wind equipment to fulfill its power network.”

Aug 27, 2020, 16:59 PM IST

Indian Railways achieves milestone in pulling freight traffic, earns Rs 306.1 crore amid COVID-19 challenges

Indian Railways will publicise direct contact numbers and website details which can be accessed by traders for transporting freight, enhancing their ease.

Aug 20, 2020, 22:44 PM IST

Indian Railways generates more than 5.5 lakhs mandays of work under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan in Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh

According to the Ministry of Railways, public works being undertaken during this campaign will have a resource envelope of Rs. 50,000 crores.

Aug 16, 2020, 21:27 PM IST

Regular passenger, suburban train services to remain suspended till further notice: Indian Railways

The Railway Ministry further said that the occupancy of special trains is being monitored on regular basis, adding that additional special trains may be run based on the requirement.

Aug 11, 2020, 18:59 PM IST

India Railways refutes reports on cancellation of regular trains till September 30

Ministry of Railways on Monday (August 10) clarified on reports stating that India Railways has cancelled all regular trains till September 30 amid coronavirus concern.

Aug 11, 2020, 02:01 AM IST

Zonal Railways get free hand to give concessions on freight charges for limited distance

Railways would give concession on freight charges for the freight booked for up to a distance of 100 km, according to the new move. 

Aug 05, 2020, 23:05 PM IST

World's highest railway bridge over Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir to be ready by 2021

"The construction work of the bridge was accelerated in the last one year," said an official.

Aug 02, 2020, 18:53 PM IST

Indian Railways gets good response on private player train project; 16 firms participate in first pre-bid meeting

The ministry has invited request for qualification (RFQ) from private players to run passenger trains on 109 important routes.

Jul 21, 2020, 22:00 PM IST

Indian Railways holds first pre-bid meeting on private player train project

Indian Railways held a first pre-bid meeting on private player train project. Ministry of Railways has invited request for qualification (RFQ) from private players.

Jul 21, 2020, 15:43 PM IST

Indian Railways generates 1.61 lakh man-days of work for migrant labourers in 4 weeks under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

According to the Railway Board Chairman, Vinod Kumar Yadav, "8,828 manpower and it will generate 8,67,675 man-days of work by the end of October while spending approximately Rs 1,800 crore."

Jul 19, 2020, 00:25 AM IST