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Advance reservation time in 230 trains now 120 days: Railways

Advance reservation time in 230 trains now 120 days: Railways

🕔06:47, 29.May 2020

New Delhi, May 29  In a major relief to passengers, the Indian Railways on Thursday modified the rules for reservation in Special Rajdhani and Special mail and express type trains as it extended the advance reservation period from 30 days

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3,543 Shramik Specials ferried 48 lakh people in 26 days

3,543 Shramik Specials ferried 48 lakh people in 26 days

🕔07:15, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  The Indian Railways transported over 48 lakh stranded migrant workers in 26 days in 3,543 Shramik Special trains that started operating since May 1. A railway ministry official on Wednesday said, “As on May 27, a

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UP Roadways helps migrant who boarded wrong train

UP Roadways helps migrant who boarded wrong train

🕔10:02, 25.May 2020

Lucknow, May 24 Vijay Pillai, 65, will probably never forget what the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) has done for him. On May 17, exactly a week ago, Pillai, who worked as a labourer in Kozhikode in Kerala,

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Bookings for regular trains till June 30 cancelled, Specials to ply

Bookings for regular trains till June 30 cancelled, Specials to ply

🕔12:29, 14.May 2020

New Delhi, May 14  Indian Railways on Thursday said that it has cancelled all bookings for train tickets made till June 30 and given full refunds, adding that Special and Shramik trains will ply as usual. Regular train services, including

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Indian Railways issues 54K reservations in 3 hours

Indian Railways issues 54K reservations in 3 hours

🕔07:29, 12.May 2020

New Delhi, May 12  The Indian Railways on Monday issued reservation to more than 54,000 passengers within three hours of commencement of booking. On Sunday, the Indian Railways had announced that 15 pairs of �special air-conditioned’ trains will depart from

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Here is what you want to know about trains starting Tuesday

Here is what you want to know about trains starting Tuesday

🕔18:31, 11.May 2020

New Delhi, May 11 The Indian Railways which announced it will run 15 pairs of air conditioned trains from Tuesday said on Monday that all the passengers will be thermally screened at the station and they will need to arrive

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Railways to run 15 trains from May 12 with AC coaches, limited stops

Railways to run 15 trains from May 12 with AC coaches, limited stops

🕔06:57, 11.May 2020

New Delhi, May 11  The Indian Railways on Sunday announced that it is planning to gradually restart special AC passenger train operations from Tuesday with 15 trains, including their return journey, with limited stops and online booking starting from Monday

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3.4 lakh workers ferried in 302 Shramik trains since May 1

3.4 lakh workers ferried in 302 Shramik trains since May 1

🕔17:08, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  The Indian Railways has since May 1 operated 302 Shramik special trains to transported over 3.4 lakh migrant workers, students, pilgrims and tourists stuck across India due to the nationwide lockdown to their home states. A

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Railways to deploy isolation coaches at 215 stations

Railways to deploy isolation coaches at 215 stations

🕔17:53, 7.May 2020

New Delhi, May 7  The Indian Railways, which converted 5,231 coaches into isolation wards for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients has decided to send these coaches at 215 stations across the country as pandemic care centres to state authorities where

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Railways feeds 20.5 lakh amid Covid-19 lockdown

Railways feeds 20.5 lakh amid Covid-19 lockdown

🕔20:15, 20.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 20 The Indian Railways has fed over 20.5 lakh people amid the nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the coronavirus infection. “Service in Times of Covid-19: Following Prime Minister Narendra Modiji’s principles, Railways has taken steps to ensure welfare

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Railways distributed food to over 8.5 lakh people in 12 days

Railways distributed food to over 8.5 lakh people in 12 days

🕔15:11, 9.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 9  Amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), the Indian railways claimed to have distributed food to more than 8.5 lakh people in 12 days, who are stranded at different

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No action plan for resuming train services from Apr 15: Railways

No action plan for resuming train services from Apr 15: Railways

🕔15:09, 9.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 9  The Indian railways on Thursday denied all media reports that claimed confirmed decision has been made to resume ‘train operations’ from April 15, after the 21-day nationwide lockdown ends. In a statement, the national transporter said

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Railways gears up to resume services from April 15

Railways gears up to resume services from April 15

🕔15:20, 4.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 4  The Indian Railways, which had announced closure of all passenger, mail and express train services from March 24 to April 14 in a bid to stop the chain of transmission of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), has started

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Railways transported 7,195 wagons of food grains in 3 days

Railways transported 7,195 wagons of food grains in 3 days

🕔20:14, 2.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 2  The Indian Railways on Thursday said that in the three days it transported 7,195 wagons of food grains across the country amid the 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A

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Indian Railways continues to provide food to needy people during lock down due to COVID-19

Indian Railways continues to provide food to needy people during lock down due to COVID-19

🕔17:55, 1.Apr 2020

Indian Railways continues to provide bulk cooked food with paper plates for lunch and food packets for dinner to needy people through base kitchens of IRCTC with the help of RPF, GRP, commercial departments of Zones, State Governments and NGOs.

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Railway starts providing bulk cooked food to needy across India

Railway starts providing bulk cooked food to needy across India

🕔07:10, 31.Mar 2020

Guwahati, March 31  Indian Railways has started providing bulk cooked food to various categories of needy people from 25 locations across India hosting base kitchens of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), officials said on Monday. According to Northeast

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Indian Railways getting ready to provide medical support to  National efforts in fighting COVID 19 in a big way

Indian Railways getting ready to provide medical support to National efforts in fighting COVID 19 in a big way

🕔19:47, 30.Mar 2020

In  In order to prevent the spread of COVID 19, Indian Railways is making an all out effort to supplement the health care efforts of  Government of India. The spectrum of steps include modification  of passenger coaches as isolation coaches, equipping

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Railway coaches to be turned into isolation wards

Railway coaches to be turned into isolation wards

🕔10:25, 27.Mar 2020

Prayagraj, March 27  The Indian Railways is preparing to convert train coaches into isolation wards to prepare for a fight against coronavirus pandemic. North Central Railway (NCR) General Manager Rajiv Chaudhary, said that the Railways are trying to convert a

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Railway units make sanitisers, masks for Covid-19 fight

Railway units make sanitisers, masks for Covid-19 fight

🕔20:22, 26.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 26  The Indian Railways has geared up production units to supply sanitisers to help the country fight Covid-19. According to Railway Ministry officials, the railways diesel shed at Asansol in West Bengal and the diesel locomotive shed

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Railways cancel all trains till March 31 in wake of COVID-19

Railways cancel all trains till March 31 in wake of COVID-19

🕔14:51, 22.Mar 2020

New Delhi, Mar 22 In continuation of the measures taken in the wake of COVID-19, it has been decided that all passenger train services on Indian Railways including Premium trains, Mail/Express trains, Passenger trains, Suburban Trains, Kolkata Metro Rail, Konkan

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