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More trains soon, time to take India towards normalcy: Goyal

More trains soon, time to take India towards normalcy: Goyal

🕔15:08, 21.May 2020

New Delhi, May 21 Emphasising on the resumption of more train services in the coming days to transport more people across the country, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that more trains will be announced soon to take

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Railways to start 200 non-AC train services from June 1: Goyal

Railways to start 200 non-AC train services from June 1: Goyal

🕔13:29, 20.May 2020

New Delhi, May 20  In a major relief to people across the country, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday announced that Indian Railways will resume the services of 200 special non-airconditioned trains and bookings for them will start soon. The

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Railways ferried over 15L people in 1,074 Shramik Special trains: Goyal

Railways ferried over 15L people in 1,074 Shramik Special trains: Goyal

🕔10:37, 17.May 2020

New Delhi, May 17  Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that Indian Railways has ferried over 15 lakh stranded migrant workers in the last 15 days in more than 1,074 Shramik Special trains amid the nationwide lockdown to

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No train reservation on basis of religion: Piyush Goyal

No train reservation on basis of religion: Piyush Goyal

🕔15:58, 18.Feb 2020

Hyderabad, Feb 18  Amid row over reports that a berth in Kashi-Mahakal Express is reserved for Lord Shiva, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday made it clear that neither a train was reserved on the basis of religion nor will

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Compensate customers for late arrival of freight trains: Goyal

Compensate customers for late arrival of freight trains: Goyal

🕔07:01, 20.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 20  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has stressed the need for separate tracks for freight trains and compensation for freight customers in case of late arrival of goods trains. “It is necessary to have separate tracks for ferrying

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Rs 809 cr allocated to repair 4,861 railway bridges: Goyal

Rs 809 cr allocated to repair 4,861 railway bridges: Goyal

🕔06:52, 23.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 23  Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday informed the Rajya Sabha that railways has sanctioned 4,168 bridges for repair and strengthening this year at an estimated cost of Rs 809 crore. In a written reply to

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Goyal inducts first CORAS commandos in railways

Goyal inducts first CORAS commandos in railways

🕔19:05, 14.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 14  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday inducted the Commando for Railway Security (CORAS) here and promised to set up a commando training centre in Haryana to modernize and train commandos of the Railway Protection Force (RPF).

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Goyal, Bangladesh Railway Minister agree on more cooperation

Goyal, Bangladesh Railway Minister agree on more cooperation

🕔19:12, 6.Aug 2019

New Delhi, Aug 6 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday met his Bangladesh counterpart M. Nurul Islam Sujan ahead of the upcoming visit to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India and said that the two governments will work closely in the

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No plan to raise rail fares for now: Goyal

No plan to raise rail fares for now: Goyal

🕔18:40, 26.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 26  There is no proposal to hike rail fare even as price of diesel has gone up as a result of increase in excise duty and cess, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in the Rajya Sabha on

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Goyal, Japanese PM’s advisor discusses bullet train project

Goyal, Japanese PM’s advisor discusses bullet train project

🕔07:39, 26.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 26  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, here on Thursday, met Hiroto Izumi, Special Advisor to Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and discussed the progress on the 508 km Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail (HSR) project, railway officials said. The Railway

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6,441 stations to get free WiFi by Ganesh Chaturthi: Goyal

6,441 stations to get free WiFi by Ganesh Chaturthi: Goyal

🕔06:20, 9.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 9  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that free WiFi facility with high-speed Internet will be available at 6,441 stations across the country by Ganesh Chaturthi this year. Addressing a press conference after launching a host of

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Goyal announces vistadome coaches for Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Goyal announces vistadome coaches for Nilgiri Mountain Railway

🕔06:17, 9.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 9  In good news for the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that all mountain railway will now have vistadome coaches. He said the decision was taken to enhance the passenger experience and

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New rail division for Andhra, named South Coast Railway: Goyal

New rail division for Andhra, named South Coast Railway: Goyal

🕔20:18, 27.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 27  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday announced a new railway division for Andhra Pradesh named South Coast Railway with its headquarters at Vishakapatnam. Addressing a press conference here, Goyal said: “As per item 8 of schedule

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Railways eliminates all unmanned level crossings : Goyal

Railways eliminates all unmanned level crossings : Goyal

🕔09:00, 1.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Keeping its promise of providing safe rail travel, the Railways has achieved its target of eliminating all unmanned level crossings, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday. Sharing the news of elimination of all the 3,479

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Railways to recruit over 4 lakh people till 2021 : Goyal

Railways to recruit over 4 lakh people till 2021 : Goyal

🕔20:08, 23.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The railways will employ over four lakh people by 2021, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced on Wednesday indicating that the recruitment under the 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections would begin soon. Addressing a

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New Year bonanza for Mumbai commuters, Central Railway to start new Rajdhani Express

New Year bonanza for Mumbai commuters, Central Railway to start new Rajdhani Express

🕔12:51, 19.Jan 2019

Flagging off of CSMT Mumbai-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express, MEMU services on Diva-Panvel-Roha section from Roha and Extended Pune-Karjat-Panvel Passenger Train from Panvel, Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming general elections, the Centre has offered a bagful of bonanza for the eight million Mumbai commuters to be inaugurated

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Running of freight trains in a Block through “Convoy Movement”

Running of freight trains in a Block through “Convoy Movement”

🕔09:41, 13.Nov 2018

New Delhi, 12 November Running of freight trains in a block through Convoy Movement by creating coaching free corridors has been a major initiative undertaken since September, 2018, for improving freight throughput, especially on the coal carrying routes. Minister of Railways

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Railway Minister Goyal flags off Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express

Railway Minister Goyal flags off Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express

🕔00:24, 26.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday flagged off a new train to connect Nainital and Dehradun, the two principal cities in Uttarakhand. The 12-coach Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express will run five days in a week and halt

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Goyal flags off Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express

Goyal flags off Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express

🕔19:23, 25.Aug 2018

New Delhi, Aug 25  Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday flagged off a new train to connect Nainital and Dehradun, the two principal cities in Uttarakhand. The 12-coach Naini-Doon Janshatabdi Express will run five days in a week and halt at

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Mumbai bridge crash: Railway Minister orders probe

Mumbai bridge crash: Railway Minister orders probe

🕔12:21, 3.Jul 2018

New Delhi/Mumbai, July 3 Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday ordered an inquiry soon after a portion of a foot overbridge crashed on the Western Railway tracks in Mumbai, injuring three persons. “Part of road overbridge has fallen on tracks near

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