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Railway Board Celebrates 64th Railway Week Function at Rail Bhawan

Railway Board Celebrates 64th Railway Week Function at Rail Bhawan

🕔20:48, 12.Apr 2019

The 64th Railway Week Function of Railway Board was organized on 12th April, 2019 in Rail Bhavan, New Delhi. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri V.K. Yadav presided over the function and presented Running Efficiency Shield, Merit Certificates & Awards to officials of Railway Board

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RailTel Turns 1600 Railway Stations across country into RailWire Wi-Fi zone

RailTel Turns 1600 Railway Stations across country into RailWire Wi-Fi zone

🕔19:54, 9.Apr 2019

1600 stations across the country now have fast and free RailWire Wi-Fi provided by RailTel. Santacruz railway station on suburban section of Mumbai became the 1600th station in the country to have public Wi-Fi. In order to fulfil the promise

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RAILTEL TURNS 1500 RAILWAY STATIONS ACROSS INDIA INTO FREE Wi-Fi ZONES

RAILTEL TURNS 1500 RAILWAY STATIONS ACROSS INDIA INTO FREE Wi-Fi ZONES

🕔05:15, 6.Apr 2019

The Railways have always been in the forefront of nation building by creating better travel opportunities. Indian Railways has effectively contributed towards the “Digital India” movement turning many Railway stations into platforms for Digital inclusion by providing free Wi-Fi service (Wireless Fidelity).

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Western Railway mints record Rs 517 cr from scrap

Western Railway mints record Rs 517 cr from scrap

🕔06:31, 30.Mar 2019

Mumbai, March 30  Setting a new record for the Indian Railways, the Western Railway (WR) has minted a whopping Rs 517.41 crore by selling scrap material, an official said here on Friday. The WR chief spokesperson, Ravinder Bhakar, said that

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IRCTC launches exclusive digital payment Gateway “IRCTC iPay”

IRCTC launches exclusive digital payment Gateway “IRCTC iPay”

🕔12:19, 28.Feb 2019

New Delhi, February 28, 2019: With a view to further promote Government’s Digital India initiative and to further move towards rapid digitalization process, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which handles catering, tourism, and online ticketing operations of the

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Modern Coach Factory (Raebareli) as a shining example of “Make in India”

Modern Coach Factory (Raebareli) as a shining example of “Make in India”

🕔19:01, 17.Feb 2019

Foundation Stone of Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Raebareli was laid in February 2007. But construction began only in May 2010. The factory was slated to produce 1,000 coaches. However, between 2011-14, it only did minor work on some coaches brought

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Railways to upgrade 1st AC coaches of 7 trains

Railways to upgrade 1st AC coaches of 7 trains

🕔11:01, 21.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 21  After the success of Project Utkrisht (best) and Operation Swarn (gold) to provide more premium feeling to the passengers travelling in the national transport, railways has decided to facelift the first-class air-conditioned coaches of seven mail

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Rajnath wants online FIR facility for railway passengers

Rajnath wants online FIR facility for railway passengers

🕔10:09, 17.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 17  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday urged the railways to explore the possibility of registering FIRs online to expedite the process of investigation. Speaking at an All India Conference on Railway Security here, Singh said

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Railways completes 306 km of western dedicated freight corridor

Railways completes 306 km of western dedicated freight corridor

🕔10:22, 31.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 31  The railways on Sunday said it has completed the 306-km section between Madar (Ajmer) in Rajasthan and Kishangarh (Rewari) in Haryana in the western segment. A Railway Ministry official said a trial run of freight train

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Railways to conduct Heavy-haul train trial in freight corridor on Sunday

Railways to conduct Heavy-haul train trial in freight corridor on Sunday

🕔15:33, 29.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 29 Expediting the much-delayed Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project, the railways will conduct a trial run of a goods train on the newly-completed 306 km section between Madar (Ajmer) in Rajasthan and Kishangarh (Rewari) in Haryana in the

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Running of Tatkal Special Trains during Christmas – 2018 & New Year – 2019

Running of Tatkal Special Trains during Christmas – 2018 & New Year – 2019

🕔19:57, 19.Dec 2018

It has been decided to run Tatkal Special Train from Yesvantpur to Vasco – Da – Gama station and from Vasco – Da – Gama to Yelahanka station to clear extra rush of passengers during Christmas – 2018 & New

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20 trains cancelled for 2 months in UP

20 trains cancelled for 2 months in UP

🕔10:20, 13.Dec 2018

Lucknow, Dec 13  The North-Eastern Railways (NER) has cancelled 20 trains, including eight trains plying in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur and Basti divisions, due to fog and inclement weather, an official said on Thursday. These cancellation will come into effect from

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Railways to provide jerk-free rides on Shatabdis, Rajdhanis

Railways to provide jerk-free rides on Shatabdis, Rajdhanis

🕔14:00, 10.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 10 Moving ahead with technology, Indian Railways’ fleet of Shatabdi Express and Rajdhani Express trains will offer a jerk-free journey to passengers from March 2019, railway officials said on Monday. A senior Railway Ministry official told IANS that

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Railways create history by converting diesel locomotive to electric traction

Railways create history by converting diesel locomotive to electric traction Updated

🕔15:00, 6.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 6  Keeping with the Railways’ mission of 100 per cent electrification and de-carbonisation, Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi, has converted a diesel locomotive to run on electric traction at almost twice the power, an official said on

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Railways completes 194 km of eastern dedicated freight corridor

Railways completes 194 km of eastern dedicated freight corridor

🕔09:09, 1.Dec 2018

Kanpur, Dec 01  The railways on Friday said it has completed the 194-km section from Bhadan to Khurja in Uttar Pradesh of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC). A senior railway ministry official said that a trial run of freight

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

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

🕔10:21, 19.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 19  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. Aimed at giving relief to passengers and

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Railways to go for black boxes

Railways to go for black boxes

🕔19:47, 15.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 15  Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes in a bid to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performance, an official said on Monday. Keeping in mind the

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Cabinet approves Rs 2,044 cr for bonus to around 12 lakh railway staff

Cabinet approves Rs 2,044 cr for bonus to around 12 lakh railway staff

🕔15:28, 10.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 10  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 2,044.31 crore for 78 days productivity linked bonus to about 11.91 lakh non-gazetted railway officials. The announcement was made by Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad while addressing a

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Railwaymen likely to get 78-day bonus before Puja

Railwaymen likely to get 78-day bonus before Puja

🕔12:47, 9.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 9  Ahead of the festive season, railway employees are likely to get 78-day wages as bonus this year, the same as in the last six years. The Railway Board has proposed 78-day wages as productivity-linked bonus (PLB)

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MoU Inked For Indore-Manmad New Railway Line Project

MoU Inked For Indore-Manmad New Railway Line Project

🕔10:00, 29.Aug 2018

New Delhi, 29: The Memorandum of Understanding for the Indore-Manmad New Rail line project was inked under the Chairmanship of Union Minister for Shipping and Ports, Nitin Gadkari, while the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis was also present at this

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