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Railway to soon link all NE state capitals, B’desh: Goyal

Railway to soon link all NE state capitals, B’desh: Goyal

🕔18:17, 11.Sep 2020

Agartala/New Delhi, Sep 11  The Indian Railways are working on connecting capitals of all eight northeastern states and also executing a project to link up with Bangladesh’s railway networks to facilitate communication with other parts of India via the neighbouring

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Railways to hold exams for 1.4 lakh posts from December 15

Railways to hold exams for 1.4 lakh posts from December 15

🕔09:41, 6.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 6  The Indian Railways will start conducting examinations for 1.4 lakh posts for which it received applications, from December 15 this year, officials said on Saturday. “We have invited some applications for recruitment in various categories for

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Railways takes series of  Initiatives  in Tariff  and  Non-Tariff  field to boost  Freight Operations

Railways takes series of Initiatives in Tariff and Non-Tariff field to boost Freight Operations

🕔20:10, 28.Aug 2020

The initiatives taken  in Tariff field includes discount on loaded containers, Pond ash/ Moisturised ash (Open wagon), Withdrawal of  surcharge of two point/mini rakes (for Cement, Iron and steel, Food grains, Fertilizers), Round trip Traffic (RTT) policy, Long lead concession

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Rlys generated over 6.40 lakh ‘mandays’ of work in six states

Rlys generated over 6.40 lakh ‘mandays’ of work in six states

🕔07:20, 24.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 24  Indian Railways has generated more than 6,40,000 ‘mandays’ of work under the Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan in Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Till Friday (August 21), 12,276 workers have been engaged in

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Railways cancels tender for manufacturing 44 Vande Bharat Express rakes

Railways cancels tender for manufacturing 44 Vande Bharat Express rakes

🕔07:29, 22.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 22  Indian Railways on Friday cancelled the tender for the manufacturing of 44 rakes of Train 18, which has been re-christened as Vande Bharat Express, and said a fresh tender will be floated within a week’s time,

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Study on for 4,000 km of new freight corridors: Railways

Study on for 4,000 km of new freight corridors: Railways

🕔07:21, 21.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 21  The Indian Railways is carrying out a detailed study on the nearly 4,000 km-long new dedicated freight corridors connecting industrial areas in the eastern and western parts of the country to major ports in Odisha and

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Railways to launch first Kisan Parcel Train on Friday

Railways to launch first Kisan Parcel Train on Friday

🕔18:13, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  The Indian Railways will flag off India’s first Kisan Special Parcel Train from Maharashtra’s Devlali to Bihar’s Danapur on Friday afternoon to transport perishable goods, a promise made in the Union Budget 2020-21. Railway Ministry officials

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Indian Railways’ style of working has improved: Goyal

Indian Railways’ style of working has improved: Goyal

🕔08:34, 4.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 4  Indian Railways has improved a lot in the past few years, according to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. “In the past few years, Railways has shown improvement in its style of working,” he said. Addressing a virtual

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Railways sets 3.13 mt freight loading record

Railways sets 3.13 mt freight loading record

🕔09:09, 29.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 29  Indian Railways achieved more freight loading compared with last year despite the challenges amid the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav claimed, here on Tuesday. Addressing the media through video link, Yadav said, “The

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Demand for Shramik Special trains fully met: Railways

Demand for Shramik Special trains fully met: Railways

🕔07:28, 24.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 24  The Indian Railways operated a total of 4,165 Shramik Special trains to transport stranded migrant workers from May 1 to 9 and ferried over 63 lakh people amid the coronavirus pandemic, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav

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Rlys holds meet with industry players on pvt train services

Rlys holds meet with industry players on pvt train services

🕔17:24, 21.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 21  Even as the Indian Railways plans to introduce first set of 12 private trains in 2023, followed by 45 more in the next fiscal, according to an initial timeline drawn by the railways, the national transporter

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Railways to complete Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla link by 2022

Railways to complete Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla link by 2022

🕔07:53, 18.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 18  The Indian Railways is hopeful it will complete the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link by December 2022 and the central government is closely monitoring its progress, Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav said on Friday. Addressing a virtual press

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Rlys improves design of passenger coaches to fight Covid

Rlys improves design of passenger coaches to fight Covid

🕔18:33, 14.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 14  Keeping up pace in fight against coronavirus, the Indian Railways has made a Post Covid-19 coach with design improvement to promote hands-free amenities, copper coated handrails and latches and plasma air purification for pandemic free journey.

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Indian Railways creates POST COVID COACH to ensure safer journey

Indian Railways creates POST COVID COACH to ensure safer journey

🕔14:40, 14.Jul 2020

Indian Railways has taken numerous  steps and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus infection. Sustaining the ruthless fight against COVID-19, Indian Railways’ production unit, Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, has developed a Post Covid Coach to fight Covid 19.

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Railways achieves 100% punctuality first time

Railways achieves 100% punctuality first time

🕔18:32, 2.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 2 The Indian Railways, here on Thursday, claimed to have achieved 100 per cent punctuality of trains — first time in its history. Last month, the railways had asked all zones to ensure 100 per cent punctuality in

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Railways to invite pvt players for passenger train operations

Railways to invite pvt players for passenger train operations

🕔07:28, 2.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 2  In a major push for the private entities in the Indian Railways, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the national transporter has invited request for qualifications for private participation for passenger train operations

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Big relief to train passengers as Tatkal ticket bookings resume

Big relief to train passengers as Tatkal ticket bookings resume

🕔17:41, 30.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 30 In a big relief to train passengers, the Indian Railways has resumed bookings of Tatkal tickets for all 230 special trains from June 29, a service that was stopped in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Indian Railways has converted 5231 non air-conditioned coaches into isolation coaches

Indian Railways has converted 5231 non air-conditioned coaches into isolation coaches

🕔17:35, 19.Jun 2020

In order to augment the capability against COVID-19, Indian Railways has converted 5231 non air-conditioned coaches into isolation coaches, at the level of COVID Care Center (CCC) as per the ‘Guidance Document on Appropriate Management of Suspect/Confirmed cases of COVID-19’ circulated

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Railways set to place 250 isolation coaches in Delhi by Tuesday

Railways set to place 250 isolation coaches in Delhi by Tuesday

🕔18:43, 15.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 15 The Indian Railways is all geared up to provide 250 coaches as the Covid-19 care ward in Delhi by Tuesday evening. Union Home MInister Amit Shah on Sunday had announced 500 isolation ward coaches for 8,000 Covid-19

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Anand Vihar railway station to house isolation coaches

Anand Vihar railway station to house isolation coaches

🕔07:39, 15.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 15  The Indian Railways has decided to shift all the five train services from Anand Vihar railway station to old Delhi railway station to house the isolation ward coaches for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) patients, officials said

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