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Railways plans to add 4 lakh berths by leaving power cars

Giving the example of Rajdhani Express, Railway official said the Rajdhanis are currently hauled by a single locomotive with two diesel-powered generator cars at the rear to provide air conditioning and lighting within the train.

Jul 11, 2019, 11:01 AM IST

Railways bonanza for female travellers: More reserved seats in Rajdhani, other AC trains

A senior Railway Ministry official said that the circular was issued on November 30.

Dec 04, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

Revised railway flexi-fares to kick-off from March 15, 2019

The revised flexi-fares for premier trains will be applicable from March 15, 2019 -- and advance bookings have commenced as the changes required in the software have been executed.

Nov 18, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

Railway flexi fare: Government may offer upto 50% discount on premium trains

The new fare scheme may be announced ahead of the general elections.

Oct 31, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Drunk coach attendant, two others misbehave with woman in Rajdhani Express

The woman was reportedly travelling in B-6 bogie of Delhi-Rajendra Nagar Rajdhani Express, when the coach attendant and two others misbehaved with her.

Aug 13, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

Six passengers injured after stones pelted at Sealdah-Rajdhani Express

Miscreants hurled stones at two bogeys of the train, shattering the glasses and injuring six passengers.

May 29, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

Rajdhani, Duronto passengers to get free Rail Neer bottles if journey gets delayed beyond 20 hours

This will come as a relief to passengers who often have to pay vendors to get water on long-train journeys.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:01 AM IST

Indian Railways may revise flexi fare scheme on Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi express

Under the revised Flexi Fare Scheme, the first 50 percent berths of these trains may be sold at 15 percent higher price than the base price.

Apr 18, 2018, 12:00 PM IST

Railways may replace AC-2 tier coaches in Rajdhani, Duronto with AC-3 tier coaches

Railways will be replacing all AC-2 tier coaches in Rajdhani express in a year by installing 250 AC-3 tier coaches in it.

Apr 18, 2018, 11:16 AM IST

No airline like dynamic pricing for trains, says Railway Minister

The committee, set up to review the flexi-fare scheme, have been asked to draft a fresh report.

Mar 18, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto trains to have 4 CCTV cameras in every coach

Twenty-three pairs of Rajdhani, 26 pairs of Shatabdi and 18 pairs of Duronto trains would have the facility.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Goodbye Shatabdi, hello world-class Train 18 by June?

Indian Railways is planning to introduce two trains which promise to bring down travel time and provide world-class facilities to passengers.

Jan 23, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Railways to explore if a Rajdhani train can make round trip daily

This is one of the ideas that will be discussed at a day-long conclave -- 'Sampark, Samanvay evam Samvad'.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Rajdhani trains to make round trips daily? Railways to explore

The railways will explore if it is possible for a Rajdhani Express train to make a round trip within 24 hours.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

Fares of Rajdhani, Shatabdi likely to go down: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the fares of trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani express are expected to reduce during the off-season or when trains are not fully booked.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Aircraft-type bio-vacuum toilets on Indian Railways from next month

The first 100 coaches with the new toilets will be attached to important trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi and would be rolled out from January 2018.

Dec 08, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

December 2, 2017: All you need to know

Dec 02, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

Railways starts SMS based alerts for delayed trains

Initially this facility  has been started for passengers booked on all Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Tejas and Gatimaan trains.

Nov 07, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Railways likely to slash fares of Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto

The Railways earned an additional revenue of Rs 540 crore from September 2016 to June 2017 through the scheme, its data show.

Sep 29, 2017, 09:19 AM IST

Coming soon: Tablets to record feedback on meals on trains

They can record their feedback through an online form on the tablets to be provided by the Railways, the official said.

Sep 16, 2017, 15:09 PM IST