railway stations

Free WiFi service to continue at railway stations without Google support: RailTel

RailTel on Tuesday (February 18) announced that it will continue to provide free WiFi at over 5,600 railway stations across the country.

Feb 18, 2020, 10:47 AM IST

Centre starts process to privatise 50 railway stations, 150 trains

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has written a letter to Railway Ministry informing about the Centre's decision to give 150 trains and 50 railway stations to private companies.

Oct 10, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

Terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad threatens to blow up railway stations, temples in six states on Dussehra

Security has been beefed up in and around the Rewari railway station and other important installations following the threat.

Sep 15, 2019, 23:12 PM IST

Rajasthan: Railway stations now turn into colorful art galleries

Railway stations in Rajasthan now turn into colorful art galleries. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 30, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Now, Book unreserved rail tickets online, UTS mobile app launching tomorrow

The scheme is also open for those who want to buy tickets for travelling long distance.

Oct 31, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Low cost sanitary napkins, condoms to be sold at railway stations

The new toilet policy states that due to lack of proper sanitation facilities in and around the station premises, those living in the vicinity, especially nearby slums and villages, were often found defecating in the open and urinating in station premises.

May 26, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

Architect Hafeez Contractor offers to design 19 railway stations for free

Noted architect Hafeez Contractor has offered to design free of charge 19 stations across the country, including several in Mumbai, as part of a redevelopment project being rolled out by the Railways.

Feb 26, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

All railway stations will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an estimated cost of Rs 700 crore.

Jan 07, 2018, 14:56 PM IST

Visakhapatnam railway station India's cleanest, Darbhanga dirtiest

The Visakhapatnam railway station is the cleanest, followed by Secunderabad, among the 75 most busy stations in the country.

May 17, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Govt plans to open Jan Aushadhi stores at 1,000 railway stations

Plans are also on to open such outlets at bus stands in different states with an aim to take the network to small towns and villages.

May 12, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

Now unreserved rail tickets on smartphones in 15 more stations

Northern Railway on Monday extended the facility to book unreserved tickets through smartphones to 15 more railway stations between New Delhi and Ghaziabad, an official statement said.

Mar 27, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Now free Wi-Fi service at 100 railway stations

With Kollam in south India becoming Wi-Fi-enabled, railways have completed the task of equipping 100 stations with free Wi-Fi service across the country by the end of 2016.

Dec 27, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

Railways to install card swipe machines at 13,000 train ticket counters

In a bid to encourage cashless transaction, Indian Railways will install card swipe machines at 13,000 ticket reservation counters across the country.

Dec 09, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

Cleanliness an issue at railway stations, needs to be addressed: CAG

Finding deficiencies in passenger amenities, Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Tuesday said cleanliness is an issue at stations and needs to be addressed in an effective way.


Jul 26, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Good news for mothers! Now Railways to provide baby food at stations

Named as Janani Sewa, railways will ensure availability of essential items like hot milk and water at stations under the scheme.

Jun 08, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

PM Modi to Railways: Speed up redevelopment of stations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the performance of the railway sector and called upon the ministry to speed up the redevelopment of stations.

May 30, 2016, 21:01 PM IST

Surat, Rajkot cleanest railway stations in India, Varanasi among the last

The survey was conducted in line with the announcement made in the railway budget 2016-17. 

Mar 17, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Rail Budget 2016: Wi-Fi services to be commissioned at 400 more stations in the next 2 Years

Suresh Prabhu proposed to commission Wi-Fi services at 100 stations this year and at 400 more stations in the next 2 years.


Feb 25, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wants to make railway stations 'iconic structures'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the NDA government wanted to make railway stations iconic structures.

Feb 17, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of Delhi's rat-infested railway stations

Watch the analysis on increased number of rats in Delhi Railway Station and how it is posing a threat.

Feb 02, 2016, 23:18 PM IST