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Indian Railways to soon roll out new EMU train with 130 Kmph speed, know salient features

The EMU train comes with higher passenger capacity.

Dec 19, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

Wait-listed passengers with e-tickets can now board train, get confirmed berth

The e-ticket holders can wait for their chance of getting a confirmed birth if the passengers with confirmed tickets don't turn up.

Jun 04, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

Be ready to pay more for choosing lower rail berths, travels during festive season

The committee has also recommended that instead of having flat fares, the railways should increase fares during festive seasons, and reduce them during lean months.

Jan 17, 2018, 10:30 AM IST

Good news! Railway to operate summer specials to clear rush

Southern Railway will operate special trains between Indore and Kochuveli on April 5, 12 and May 24, 31, to clear the heavy summer rush of passengers.

 

Apr 04, 2016, 11:25 AM IST

Railways new ticket cancellation rules: All you need to know

Lets have a quick look at the revised cancellation rules.

Nov 12, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Railways doubles ticket cancellation fee; revised rules to be effective from today

Railways has also decided to enable certain unreserved ticket counters to allow refund of reserved ticket.

Nov 12, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

Railways double ticket cancellation fee

While cancellation fee of of second class confirmed ticket in 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the train will be increased from Rs 30 to Rs 60, the Third AC ticket will cost Rs 180 as against Rs 90 earlier.

 

Nov 07, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Railways start online survey on preference of bedrolls

The ministry has uploaded a detailed questionnaire on its website www.Indianrailways.Gov.In on bedrolls such as bed sheets, towels, pillows and blankets used during travel on trains.

Jul 30, 2015, 11:33 AM IST

Five things you need to know about RuPay pre-paid debit card

RuPay is India's own card payment gateway network like Visa and Master Card, and provides an alternative system for banks to provide a debit card service.

Mar 25, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

IRCTC launches RuPay pre-paid debit card

Railway passengers can now book their tickets, do shopping and pay service bills using RuPay pre-paid cards, as the IRCTC launched the debit card service here Tuesday.

Mar 24, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

RailYatri.in launches fog impact predictor

In order to help innumerable railway passengers who get harassed due to the inordinate delays due to fog in winters, RailYatri.in has launched a fog warning feature in the app.

Jan 02, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

Now, book your train meal through SMS on 139

Now railway passengers can book meals through SMS to 139 as the service will be launched from tomorrow on a few selected trains on trial basis.

Sep 24, 2014, 14:59 PM IST

Book your train meal through SMS on 139

Now railway passengers can book meals through SMS to 139 as the service will be launched from Thursday on a few selected trains on trial basis.

Sep 24, 2014, 14:44 PM IST

Passengers seek better facilities from Modi govt's maiden Railway Budget

Railway passengers are expecting improved facilities, cleanliness and more trains from the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government.

Jul 07, 2014, 16:05 PM IST