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Indian Railways


Railways announce 10 per cent rebate in vacant train berths

December 29, 2016 9:33 pm

The rebate will come into from January 1, 2017 for six months.

Comprehensive strategy to deal with railways' concerns

December 17, 2016 4:08 pm

Referring to the reforms being undertaken in railways, Suresh Prabhu said the conference's theme is sustaining high growth.

Here is how to get your Air India ticket at Rajdhani fares

July 11, 2016 11:32 am

Open from June 27 to September 30 this year for Economy Class on select flights on Air India's domestic network, the tickets are only for one-way fares.

Suresh Prabhu optimistic about providing confirmed train tickets to everyone by 2020

June 10, 2016 2:26 pm

“Considering the present situation, I hope the supply and demand of tickets in railways will be met by 2020," said Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Indian Railways start optional catering scheme in two trains

June 09, 2016 6:43 pm

The two trains wherein the scheme is started are Mumbai Central–Nizamuddin August Kranti Rajdhani Express and Pune–Secunderabad Shatabdi Express, WR said in a statement.

Three Mumbai railway stations get more amenities

June 09, 2016 7:39 am

The elevated deck of the booking office with five windows, inaugurated at Kandivli station, and escalators at both Kandivli and Goregaon stations, will come as relief for over three lakh commuters.

Baby food made available at rail stations in Ambala division

June 09, 2016 7:20 am

Officials said baby food will be available in most of the railway stations in the Ambala Division.

Railways sets a new target: 1.40 lakh bio-toilets to be installed by 2019

June 06, 2016 7:18 pm

Railways has installed about 37,000 bio-toilets in coaches till now.

Station uplift to Rail University, PM Modi unhappy at ‘slow pace’ of progress

June 06, 2016 3:59 am

These included the redevelopment of 400 stations and setting up of a Rail University, and other initiatives such as using advertisements for generating revenue.

Railway officials embarrassed after escalator they inaugurated stops midway during inspection

June 05, 2016 4:54 pm

The newly inaugurated escalator at the station stopped working while Railway Board Chairman was on it.


Indian Railways opens doors for differently abled, literally

March 17, 2016 4:08 pm

The Railway Ministry has announced some special facilities both in stations and train coaches of the Indian Railways for differently able passengers.

Yes, these are the stunning new Indian Railways compartments

January 12, 2016 5:44 pm

Enhancing passenger amenities coupled with adequate fire safety measures, the Indian Railways has unveiled refurbished coaches with aesthetically appealing and improved interior furnishings. Take a look.

Designer 'Make in India' coaches: Here's what the future of Indian train travel looks like

November 28, 2015 5:05 am

Railway travel in India is all set for an upgrade, and the first look is pretty awesome.


BJP has derailed Rail Budget: Lalu Yadav

February 25, 2016 12:43 pm

Patna, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday said the Railway Budget 2016 was hollow and there was nothing in it. He said the railways is meant for the common man but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had derailed the Railway Budget altogether. Lalu said the Indian Railways have been incurring losses whereas its expenditure has been on the rise. He also stressed on the proposition of bullet trains, saying it was a game plan of the foreigners to capture the Indian Railways. He further added that the government was not taking cognizance of such instances.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.

Cattle In Way Of Semi-Bullet Train

August 12, 2015 11:51 am