Railways suspends Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duranto Express among 29 trains from May 9

New Delhi: Amid a huge surge in coronavirus cases in the past few week across the country, the Indian Railways on Thursday (May 6) announced to suspend services of at least 29 trains from May 9 until further orders. Among the 29 special trains who will be suspended include Shatabdi Express, Rajdhani express, Duranto.

According to reports, the Railways decided to cancel the special trains due to low occupancy and surge in COVID-19 cases. Kalka Express, Amritsar Express, Dehradun Express, Chandigarh express, Kathgodam Express have also been suspended by the Railways from May 29. 

May 06, 2021, 19:09 PM IST

Indian Railways to run 3 more special trains from Delhi to Bihar from April 21, check complete schedule here

Northern Railway has tweeted that for the convenience of passengers, railways has planned 3 more Summer special trains.

Apr 21, 2021, 10:44 AM IST

Indian Railways releases new COVID-19 guidelines, doing THESE two things may now attract Rs 500 fine

The step has been taken to check the spread of coronavirus. 

Apr 17, 2021, 13:46 PM IST

COVID-19 scare: Railways to run 106 special trains amid chances of lockdown in Maharashtra

The railways have started special trains which will run from Maharashtra’s Mumbai, Poona and Solapur to various cities in north India.

Apr 13, 2021, 15:54 PM IST

Indian Railways to run 71 unreserved passenger trains from today, check the full list here

The 71 unreserved mail/express trains will be run by the Northern Railways.

Apr 05, 2021, 06:24 AM IST

Do you know that you may face 3 years in jail if you do this inside Indian Railways trains?

It can also attract a Rs 1,000 fine.

Apr 01, 2021, 13:26 PM IST

Attention train passengers! Now keep your phones fully charged if travelling overnight, know why

Now, you will have to keep your phones fully charged as Railways has decided to disallow passengers from using mobile charging stations onboard trains between 11 pm and 5 am. 

Mar 31, 2021, 08:39 AM IST

Big steps taken by Indian Railways to curb illegal e-Ticketing: Here is all you need to know

Here are the important initiatives taken by Indian Railways  to curb illegal e-Ticketing.

Mar 18, 2021, 16:55 PM IST

Indian Railways will never be privatised, Piyush Goyal asserts in Lok Sabha

Replying to a discussion on Demands for Grants for Railways, Goyal said there has been no death of any passenger due to a rail accident in two years and the railways have been putting an enormous focus on passenger safety. He said the country can progress towards high growth and create more employment opportunities only when the public and private sectors work together.

Mar 16, 2021, 17:10 PM IST

Good news for train passengers! Unreserved General ticket booking via mobile App again available, know how to use the facility

Indian Railways has said that places where unreserved train services are introduced on any zonal Railway, the zonal Railway concerned may accordingly enable UTS ON MOBILE app for issuing unreserved tickets. 

In addition to UTS ON MOBILE App facility on suburban sections, the same may also be reintroduced on non-suburban sections of zonal Railways.

Feb 26, 2021, 12:00 PM IST

Fare for short distance trains hiked to discourage unnecessary travel: Railways

As daily commuters feel the pinch of the rise in the rail fares, the national carrier said that the "slightly high fares" are only to discourage unnecessary travel. The fares have been fixed at par with the price of unreserved tickets of mail and express trains for the same distance.

Feb 24, 2021, 22:41 PM IST

Rail passengers can now enjoy tasty meals via IRCTC e-catering services: Here's how to book food using website, mobile and App

The Railways had to suspend the e-catering services for nearly a year due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in India. The e-catering service was started by the IRCTC in 2014 and is available on the IRCTC website – www.ecatering.irctc.com – or through telephone. The IRCTC e-catering service is also available on the ‘Food on Track’ app.

Feb 03, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

Indian Railways install smart windows in train for better passenger experience, maintain privacy –Details here

The smart windows provide a high level of optical quality, privacy, and reliability.  When the rail passenger on board the train turns on the light, the smart window will become 'opaque' in color which in turn thwarts glare from outside. The 'opaque' feature of the window will it impossible for people outside the train to peep inside the coach.

Jan 28, 2021, 09:44 AM IST

Big news on train ticket cancellation and fare refund! Railway ministry makes major announcement

It is applicable only for regular time tabled trains cancelled by Railways.

Jan 07, 2021, 16:25 PM IST

No more waiting list in trains from 2024; here's what the Indian Railways said

The provision is not being done away, the Ministry of Railways stated, thus putting an end to specualtions that the waiting list in trains would come to an end in 2024. 

Dec 20, 2020, 15:25 PM IST

Indian Railways to continue with clone trains post-COVID period; check schedule

Railway Board Chairman has said that the experimentation of running the clone trains have been successful and hence Railways has decided to continue with the operations.

Dec 18, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

No waiting list! All rail tickets to be confirmed: Check out Indian Railways' mega 2030 plan

The Indian Railway is preparing a National Rail Plan 2030 which will be out for Public Consultations and feedback from Stakeholders and various ministries. 

Dec 18, 2020, 13:52 PM IST

Zee Rozgaar Samachaar: Railway recruitment exams from December 15, candidates need to follow These COVID Protocols

The railway recruitment boards (RRB) is set to conduct exams for over 2.44 crore candidates from December 15. 

Dec 11, 2020, 16:57 PM IST

Zee Rozgar Samachaar: Over 1000 vacancies out in Railways; how to apply, direct link and important dates

Candidates will be required to apply online via www.rrchubli.in while detail instructions are available on the website.


Dec 11, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

Railway passengers alert! IRCTC announces new ticket booking changes

The move is also aimed at cutting down the touts from whom a fews railway passengers buy their train. 

Dec 10, 2020, 17:45 PM IST