Ministry of Railways

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

Indian Railways on mission mode of becoming 'Green Railway' by 2030

Railway Electrification, improving the energy efficiency of locomotives and trains and fixed installations, green certification for installations/stations, fitting bio-toilets in coaches and switching to renewable sources of energy are parts of its strategy of achieving net-zero carbon emission.

Jul 13, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

Indian Railways allows 151 trains to be run by private operators; selection process on

The objective of this initiative is to introduce modern technology rolling stock with reduced maintenance, reduced transit time, boost job creation, provide enhanced safety, provide world-class travel experience to passengers.

Jul 08, 2020, 23:14 PM IST

Indian Railways' private trains may provide you preferred seats; check other features

The big companies including Esselgroup, Adani Group, RK Associates, Alstom, Bombardier, and several other big names have already shown their keen interest in this mega project. 

Jul 06, 2020, 22:54 PM IST

Indian Railways creates history after running three loaded trains joined together in 'Anaconda' formation

The 'Super Anaconda' three-in-one freight service reportedly has 177 wagons and three electric locomotives with a 6000 HP capacity each.

Jun 30, 2020, 20:02 PM IST

Railway Ministry gets good response from private players for station redevelopment project

The Request for Qualification (RFQs) for the redevelopment of Nagpur, Gwalior, Amritsar and Sabarmati railway stations on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) took place on Friday.

Jun 26, 2020, 23:25 PM IST

Indian Railways registers zero passenger deaths in train accident in last one year since it started in 1853

Several measures were taken for safety improvement like the elimination of manned level crossings, construction of Road over Bridges (ROBs)/ Road under Bridges (RUBs), rehabilitation of bridges, etc.

Jun 09, 2020, 19:06 PM IST

Indian Railways runs its most powerful 'Made in India' locomotive

It will also lead to considerable savings in energy consumption through regenerative braking. 

May 19, 2020, 21:33 PM IST

Indian Railways to run only special trains, start waiting lists from May 22

Railways will also start refunds for cancelled tickets till June 30, and the concessions will be as per the letter, dated 19th March.

May 13, 2020, 23:16 PM IST

New Delhi-Bilaspur Rajdhani Superfast train resumes operation with 1,177 passengers

A total of 741 PNRs were generated for the 1,177 passengers travelling in the New Delhi-Bilaspur special train, while a total of 442 PNRs were generated for 1,122 passengers travelling in the New Delhi-Dibrugarh special train.

May 12, 2020, 17:45 PM IST

No blanket or linen, food on payment basis: Indian Railways guidelines for special trains

Ministry of Railways also said that the online cancellation shall be permitted up to 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the train.

May 11, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

MHA issues SOP to facilitate movement of persons by train

All passengers would be provided with hand sanitizer at entry and exit points at the station and in coaches. 

May 11, 2020, 15:13 PM IST

Indian Railways denies reports of shifting IRIMEE from Jamalpur to Lucknow

"In fact, the Ministry of Railways has planned to enlarge the activities of IRIMEE to also impart educational programs in transportation technology and management," it said.

May 07, 2020, 17:23 PM IST

Ministry of Railways shares Amitabh Bachchan's video on how to stay safe from Coronavirus - Watch

Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan had shared a poem on the Coronavirus scare. 

Mar 17, 2020, 18:54 PM 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

Indian Railways set to go paperless; over 50,000 staff work through e-files

Ministry of Railways has come out with a mega plan of going paperless, and converts all the manual files into e-files. In the first phase, the ministry has prepared more than 72,000 e-files. Over 50,000 employees of the Railway Ministry have already adopted this novel working system, thereby, changing the work culture at the Ministry.

Dec 24, 2019, 23:51 PM IST

Western Railway deploys 'Yamraj' to teach commuters on rail safety

In its efforts to educate people commuting via trains of rail safety and the perils of crossing railway tracks, the Western Railway has put the God of Death 'Yamraj' to work.

Nov 07, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Indian railways goes paperless, expands e-office system in its 58 establishments

The railway ministry shared the data of Railtech and informed that it has created 50000+ users in 58 establishments of Indian Railways which have adopted paperless work culture and also trained all the executives to handle the platform.

Oct 30, 2019, 20:22 PM IST

After Tejas, Indian Railways plans to extend compensation for delays scheme to Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains

Railways is planning to implement the scheme for premium category trains in 2020. It has already got the idea executed for compensation to India's first corporate train Tejas Express that began its run between the Lucknow-Delhi route.

Oct 04, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Indian Railways new line Sivok-Rangpo to start soon

Indian Railways new line Sivok-Rangpo to start soon. North Eastern Region is served by Northeast Frontier Railway consisting of 8 states i.e. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and Sikkim. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 31, 2019, 23:02 PM IST