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Ministry of Railways

Bengaluru's suburban rail project worth Rs 23000 crore finally gets a go ahead, to have 82 stations

The announcement was made after Piyush Goyal met the Karnataka Chief Minister on Friday to resolve the issues holding up the rail project. 

Feb 24, 2019, 08:20 AM IST

Centre announces contest for naming bullet train, designing mascot

According to NHSRCL, the participants can submit entries till March 25.

Feb 23, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

Train 18 gets ‘provisional’ clearance for just 3 months, must meet 9 conditions

Train 18, which sections of the railway ministry said could be flagged off in a week's time by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has got the EIG clearance only for three months.

Jan 24, 2019, 23:11 PM IST

First AC Coach of Kashi Vishwanath Express gets a makeover! Here's the new look

The First class AC coaches have been renovated with several premium facilities. 

Jan 20, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

RRB Group D 2018 recruitment date announced, exams likely to begin from September 17

The Indian Railway Recruitment Boards on Monday issued a notification stating that the Computer Based Test (CBT) of Level 1, Group D posts is likely to start from September 17. The admit card and other key details like exam centre, date and shifts will be available from September 7. 

Aug 27, 2018, 23:49 PM IST

Indian Railways to accept Aadhaar, Driving Licence from DigiLocker as ID proof

Passengers can now show their Aadhaar or Driving Licence from the 'Issued Documents' section on the DigiLocker account.

Jul 06, 2018, 22:35 PM IST

IRCTC website upgrade to make train ticket booking easier

The beta version of the IRCTC portal has been upgraded taking all aspects into account. The IRCTC website was last upgraded in 2014.

May 28, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Indian Railways warns against touts running IRCTC jobs racket

The Indian Railways has issued a notice warning people against touts promising jobs in Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Sharing the circular on microblogging site Twitter, the Ministry of Railways said that some anti-social elements were making false promises of providing jobs in IRCTC, cautioning people to refrain from getting in their net.

May 14, 2018, 10:23 AM IST

Railways to adopt AI system to ensure hygienic food onboard trains: Pics

The Indian Railways has adopted artificial intelligence system to ensure hygienic food for passengers onboard.

May 08, 2018, 19:51 PM IST

Indian Railways to adopt artificial intelligence system to ensure hygienic food for passengers onboard

The Railways authority has installed as many as CCTV cameras at 16 of its base kitchens in order to track real-time cooking and packaging of meals.

May 08, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

Mumbai's new Elphinstone foot-over-bridge opens for public: Pics

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday inaugurated the new Elphinstone foot-over-bridge (FOB) in Mumbai.

Feb 28, 2018, 00:26 AM IST

More than 13,000 Railway employees face the axe in drive against long-term absentees

The Railways seems set to lost 1 percent of its total workforce.

Feb 09, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Train travel to get faster with these 2 high-speed projects, nod awaited

The ambitious Rs 18,000 crore project for increasing train speeds on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah rail corridors has already got the Niti Aayog's approval.

Jan 02, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

Cabinet gives nod to India's first rail university in Vadodara

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Ministry of Railways` transformative initiative to set up the first ever National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) in Gujarat`s Vadodara on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2017, 00:23 AM IST

Centre's new initiative to reduce power consumption - LED lights at all railway stations by March 2018

In a bid to reduce power consumption, the Indian Railways has planned to make all stations 100 cent percent LED lit by March 2018.

Dec 20, 2017, 05:47 AM IST

19,952 jobs in Indian Railways: RPF Recruitment 2017; check

The Ministry of Railways has invited recruitment application process for 19,952 vacancies with the Railway Protection Force (RPF).

Aug 25, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Railways Ministry to observe “Rail Swachhta Pakhwada” from 16th to 31st August –Details here

Detailed guidelines for the ‘Pakhwada’ have been formulated and circulated to each unit of Indian Railways and the entire network is gearing up to observe the ‘Pakhwada’ in the most effective manner.

Aug 16, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

Railways list new catering policies after CAG slams food quality

 The New Catering policy, which was issued on 27 February, also states that IRCTC is responsible for all issues pertaining to setting up and operation of kitchen units and quality of food.

Jul 23, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Two dead, six injured as 2 coaches of Capital Express train derail in Bengal

The derailment took place close to Samuktala Road Station in West Bengal's Alipurduar district, which is about 720 kilometres from Kolkata, around 9 pm.

Dec 07, 2016, 07:37 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to felicitate winners as 3-day 'Rail Vikas Shivir' concludes in Haryana's Surajkund

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet the participants on the final day of three-day ''Rail Vikas Shivir'' organised by the Ministry of Railways in Haryana on Sunday.

Nov 20, 2016, 02:36 AM IST