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Railway approves operation of 39 additional trains

Railway approves operation of 39 additional trains

🕔09:11, 8.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 8  In a relief to passengers planning to travel in the coming days, the Indian Railways on Wednesday said that the Railway Board has given its approval to run 39 pairs of additional special trains in various

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120 applications from 15 firms for pvt train ops: Railways

120 applications from 15 firms for pvt train ops: Railways

🕔08:56, 8.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 8  Days after the Railways invited bids for running 151 passenger trains on 109 pairs of routes across the country, it said on Wednesday that 120 applications have been received from 15 firms for 12 clusters. A

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South Central Railway ships 3 cr litres milk from AP to Delhi

South Central Railway ships 3 cr litres milk from AP to Delhi

🕔07:39, 29.Sep 2020

Secunderabad, Sep 29  The South Central Railway (SCR) has so far shipped 3 crore litres of milk from Andhra Pradesh’s Renigunta to New Delhi via “Doodh Duronto Special” trains amid the Covid pandemic, a railway official said. “Doodh Duronto Special,

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Rlys holds pre-bid meet to redevelop UNESCO heritage site

Rlys holds pre-bid meet to redevelop UNESCO heritage site

🕔07:50, 26.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 26 The pre-bid meeting for the redevelopment of Chatrapati Shaivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), a UNESCO heritage site, on Friday was attended by 43 prospective bidders including Adani Group, Tata Projects Ltd and GMR among few. The virtual meeting

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Fresh tenders issued for manufacturing of Vande Bharat trains

Fresh tenders issued for manufacturing of Vande Bharat trains

🕔06:39, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22  Almost a month after cancelling the tender for manufacturing 44 Vande Bharat train sets, the Indian Railways on Monday said that it has invited fresh tenders for manufacturing the semi-high speed train sets focusing on the

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First ‘Kisan Rail’ between B’luru, Delhi to run from Sep 19 to Oct 19

First ‘Kisan Rail’ between B’luru, Delhi to run from Sep 19 to Oct 19

🕔07:57, 16.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 16 The South Western Railway said that the first ‘Kisan Rail’ from Karnataka, between Bengaluru and Delhi, will run from September 19 to October 19. According to the SWR release on Tuesday, the Kisan Rail are trains with multi

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20 pairs of ‘clone trains’ to run on select routes from Sep 21

20 pairs of ‘clone trains’ to run on select routes from Sep 21

🕔07:43, 16.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 16  In view of the heavy rush in several Special trains, the Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of clone trains on select routes from September 21. A senior Railway Ministry official said that these would

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Railways needs partners for world-class service: Piyush Goyal

Railways needs partners for world-class service: Piyush Goyal

🕔17:33, 8.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 8 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Railways will provide safe, swift, punctual and cost-effective solutions to the customers and for this there is a need for partners. Piyush Goyal, speaking at a programme said

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South Western Railway to run additional trains from Sept 12

South Western Railway to run additional trains from Sept 12

🕔10:34, 6.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 6  The South Western Railway (SWR) railway zone will operate seven additional special pairs of trains from September 12, an official said on Saturday. “Services of seven pairs of trains of SWR shall also start with effect from

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Railway Board members’ designations changed, Chairman now CEO

Railway Board members’ designations changed, Chairman now CEO

🕔08:55, 3.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3  Almost nine months after the Union Cabinet approved the organisational restructuring of the Indian Railways, including the merger of eight Group A services to end departmentalism, promote smooth working and expedite decision-making, the government on Wednesday

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Western Railway saves 3 cr due to ‘solar power’

Western Railway saves 3 cr due to ‘solar power’

🕔15:04, 2.Sep 2020

Mumbai, Sep 2  The Western Railway (WR) has claimed that it has slashed power bills worth Rs 3 crore by exploiting solar power at 75 stations on its network, an official said here on Wednesday. These rooftop solar plants generate

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Rlys to run special trains for NEET, JEE, NDA exam candidates in Bihar

Rlys to run special trains for NEET, JEE, NDA exam candidates in Bihar

🕔07:39, 2.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 2  The Indian Railways has decided to run 20 pairs of special trains from September 2 to 15 for the convenience of the canidates appearing for NEET, JEE and NDA examinations in Bihar. Sharing the information, Union

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Unlock 4: Railways planning to run more trains

Unlock 4: Railways planning to run more trains

🕔16:38, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 1  Days after the Centre announced the guidelines for Unlock 4, the Indian Railways said that it is planning to run more special trains and the state governments are being consulted on this. A senior Railway Ministry

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Railways completes solar power installations at 960 stations

Railways completes solar power installations at 960 stations

🕔08:03, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sept 01  In a bid to achieve the objective of 100 per cent self-sustainability for all power needs, the Indian Railways has completed the task of installing solar power plants at 960 stations and ordered solar power panels

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Rail connectivity for 3 more N-E states by 2023

Rail connectivity for 3 more N-E states by 2023

🕔18:27, 29.Aug 2020

Guwahati/Agartala, Aug 29  Six of the eight north-eastern states’ capital cities will come on the Indian railway map by March 2023, top railway officials said. The North-east Frontier Railways (NFR), which has already connected Assam’s main city Guwahati (adjoining capital

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South Western Railway’s e-file movement triples in pandemic

South Western Railway’s e-file movement triples in pandemic

🕔12:48, 14.Aug 2020

Bengaluru, Aug 14  South Western Railway (SWR) zone’s digital file movement has tripled in the past four months amid the Covid pandemic and multiple iterations of the lockdown, an official said on Friday. “The number of digital files of SWR

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Foreign cos among 23 firms in pre-bid for running pvt trains

Foreign cos among 23 firms in pre-bid for running pvt trains

🕔07:42, 13.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 13  Even as the Indian Railways plans to introduce the first set of 12 private trains in 2023 followed by 45 more in the next fiscal as per an initial timeline, the national transporter held the second

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IRCTC gears up for “New Normal”

IRCTC gears up for “New Normal”

🕔17:57, 7.Aug 2020

New Delhi, 7th August 2020: The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited, one of the largest customer centric organization of the country with business in railway catering services, mass tourism and IT services has been actively gearing itself for the ‘New Normal’ with

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Railways changes freight policy to boost economy

Railways changes freight policy to boost economy

🕔21:03, 5.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 5  With an aim to boost economic activities in the country during unlock 3.0, the Indian Railways is offering a slew of incentives, including 50 per cent concession in terminal access charges for covered wagons, to boost

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44 Vande Bharat trains will be ready by 2027, not by 2022

44 Vande Bharat trains will be ready by 2027, not by 2022

🕔17:39, 28.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 28  Even as the Indian Railways has claimed to complete the production of 44 Vande Bharat Express train sets or Train 18 train sets by 2021-22, an internal assessment by the Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF) has

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