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Year 2021 has been a ‘Year of Major Transformation’ for Indian Railways

Year 2021 has been a ‘Year of Major Transformation’ for Indian Railways

🕔19:25, 1.Jan 2022

Year 2021 witnessed an unprecedented growth in development of infrastructure, innovation, capacity expansion of network, freight diversification   Rail Freight operations contributed to the national economic recovery   Covid challenge met head on: Railways ensure delivery of Oxygen to the

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Centre to train at least one ‘Oxygen Steward’ in each district nationwide

Centre to train at least one ‘Oxygen Steward’ in each district nationwide

🕔16:44, 22.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Centre is planning to identify and train at least one ‘Oxygen Steward’ in each district across the country amid rising Omicron scare. The initiative aims to empower all healthcare workers engaged in Oxygen management and

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Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announces introduction of ‘Bharat Gaurav Trains’

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announces introduction of ‘Bharat Gaurav Trains’

🕔16:23, 23.Nov 2021

Bharat Gaurav Trains to showcase India’s rich cultural heritage and magnificent historical places to people of India and world  To help tap vast tourism potential of India   Service Provider to offer all inclusive package to tourists   New Delhi,

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Train services remain hit on Chennai-Vijayawada route

Train services remain hit on Chennai-Vijayawada route

🕔11:36, 22.Nov 2021

Amaravati, Nov 22 (IANS) With heavy rains and floods damaging railway tracks in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district, train services remained hit on the Chennai-Vijayawada grand trunk route on Monday. For a second consecutive day, railway authorities announced the cancellation of several

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Electric train in U.P begins from Gorakhpur to Nautanwa

Electric train in U.P begins from Gorakhpur to Nautanwa

🕔15:08, 1.Oct 2021

Gorakhpur, Oct 1 (IANS) Electric trains have started running in Uttar Pradesh between Gorakhpur and Nautanwa. Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Pankaj Kumar Singh said the train service began from Thursday. “The preparations were made on Saturday after inspection and approval

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Cabinet approves doubling of Rajkot-Kanalus railway line

Cabinet approves doubling of Rajkot-Kanalus railway line

🕔21:54, 29.Sep 2021

The total estimated cost of the project will be Rs.1,080.58 crore and its escalated / completion cost is Rs.1,168.13 crore. The total length of doubling of line is 111.20 km Doubling of the section will increase the capacity and more

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Cabinet approves doubling of Nimach-Ratlam railway line

Cabinet approves doubling of Nimach-Ratlam railway line

🕔21:51, 29.Sep 2021

The total estimated cost of the project will be Rs.1,095.88 crore and its escalated / completion cost is Rs.1,184.67 crore Additional freight traffic of 5.67 million ton per annum is expected from 1st year which will increase to 9.45 million

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Railways plans to go green with hydrogen-fuelled trains

Railways plans to go green with hydrogen-fuelled trains

🕔16:41, 7.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 7  Taking a big leap towards going green, the Indian Railways has decided to introduce the country’s first hydrogen-fuelled train. Initially, the hydrogen fuel based technology will be introduced on the 89 km long Sonipat-Jind route. The

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Zero Passenger Fatalities in consequential train accidents in last two years

Zero Passenger Fatalities in consequential train accidents in last two years

🕔19:17, 30.Jul 2021

The number of passenger fatalities in the consequential train accidents over Indian Railways during the last two years i.e. 2019-20 and 2020-21 is zero. During the last five years i.e. 2016-17 to 2020-21, the number of consequential train accidents has

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Indian Railways on a mission to electrify all BG rail lines by 2023-24

Indian Railways on a mission to electrify all BG rail lines by 2023-24

🕔05:40, 24.Jul 2021

Indian Railways (IR) has decided to undertake electrification of Broad Gauge (BG) Railway lines in mission mode. Significant progress has already been made in this regard and IR is likely to electrify all BG rail lines by 2023-24. As on

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National Rail & Transportation Institute extends last date for application to its BBA, BSc, B Tech, MBA and MSc Programmes for Academic year 2021-22

National Rail & Transportation Institute extends last date for application to its BBA, BSc, B Tech, MBA and MSc Programmes for Academic year 2021-22

🕔18:16, 22.Jul 2021

National Rail & Transportation Institute  (NRTI), the Deemed to be University established by Ministry of Railways in Vadodara, has extended the last date for application to its BBA, BSc, B Tech, MBA and MSc Programmes for Academic year 2021-22 in view

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Piyush Goyal flags off 3000 HP Cape Gauge Locomotive for export to Mozambique

Piyush Goyal flags off 3000 HP Cape Gauge Locomotive for export to Mozambique

🕔18:29, 10.Mar 2021

Indian Railways’ Production Unit, Banaras Locomotive Works (BLW) received order for Six Diesel, Cape Gauge locomotives for Export to Mozambique In spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat, these Cape Gauge Diesel Locos have been Designed in India, Made in India and Financed

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Railways runs record 2.8-km-long ‘Shesh Naag’ freight train

Railways runs record 2.8-km-long ‘Shesh Naag’ freight train

🕔07:39, 3.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 3  Days after the Indian Railways created history by joining three trains carrying more than 1,500 tonnes in an ‘Anaconda’ formation, the Indian Railways on Thursday broke its own record by operating ‘Shesh Naag’, a 2.8-km-long freight

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Modi to flag off IRCTC’s 3rd train Kashi Mahakal Express

Modi to flag off IRCTC’s 3rd train Kashi Mahakal Express

🕔18:52, 12.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 12  After successfully running two Tejas Express trains between New Delhi-Lucknow and Mumbai-Ahmedabad, the IRCTC is all set to launch its third such service – Kashi Mahakal Express – between Varanasi and Indore on February 16, officials

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Trains to be more silent and eco-friendly with HOG system

Trains to be more silent and eco-friendly with HOG system

🕔16:20, 18.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 18  Travelling in trains will become more silent and eco-friendly, as the Indian Railways is going to replace the two generator cars placed on either side of the trains with Head On Generation (HOG) system. Under the

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Fog dips visibility in Delhi; flights, trains delayed

Fog dips visibility in Delhi; flights, trains delayed

🕔12:03, 7.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 7  At least 13 trains and several flights headed towards the national capital were delayed due to fog as the visibility dipped to zero metres on Monday morning. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the visibility

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Southern Railway diverts trains due to accident near Bengaluru

Southern Railway diverts trains due to accident near Bengaluru

🕔11:00, 14.Feb 2015

Chennai, Feb 14  The Southern Railway has diverted some of its services following the derailment of the Bangalore-Ernakulam Inter-City Express near Bengaluru Friday morning. In a statement issued here, the Southern Railway said it has diverted the following trains: 1.

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