Indian Railways

Indian Railways’ plan to observe Gandhi Jayanti as ‘Vegetarian Day’ on hold

After proposing that Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary be observed as a ‘Vegetarian Day’, the Railway Ministry on Tuesday instructed its zonal units …

Trains

Infrastructure must be made wildlife-friendly

The Indian Railways has imposed speed restrictions of 30kmph to 50kmph along several stretches of tracks in the Northeast to ensure that trains don’t …

Trains

India now has a railway station that’s fully powered by solar energy

After experimenting with solar-powered train coaches last year, India’s diesel-guzzling railways now have an entire station that runs on renewable energy.<p>The Guwahati railway station in the capital city of Assam is the first railway station in the country to be fully solar-powered. A major railway …

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Indian Railways to charge AC Class passengers a user development fee

Indian proposal of uwill exclude a majority of railway travellers, as a very small percentage of people travel in AC compartments Photo: Indranil …

Trains

RPF recruitment 2018 notification released: 9,500 vacancies, application process to start 1 June

Indian Railways Recruitment Board has released the notification to fill 9,500 vacancies RPF Sub-Inspector (SI) and Constable Post in the Employment …

India

Indian Railways to boost to connectivity in North East

The Indian Railways is investing Rs. 40,000 crores in infrastructure development

India

‘Railways poised for a big leap’

Inaugurating the International Rail Coach Expo (IRCE) here on Thursday, Governor Banwarilal Purohit lauded the Indian Railways and the Integral Coach …

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Indian Railways to protect female train passengers with panic button, CCTV

With a view to strengthen security of women passengers in trains, the North Eastern Railway plans to deploy women police personnel on trains during …

Trains

Indian Railways To Use Artificial Intelligence To Ensure Hygienic Food On Trains

Indian Railways will now use artificial intelligence to serve hygienic food to its passengers.<p>The railways has equipped 16 of its base kitchens with …

Artificial Intelligence

Bullet train stations at Vadodara, Ahmedabad & Sabarmati will be over existing railway platforms

This is being done to provide bullet train connectivity to passengers travelling by the Indian Railways and the metrorail in Ahmedabad.<p>By: | …

Trains

Indian Railways To Link All Northeast Capitals By 2020 At A Cost Of Rs 90,000 Crore

State-owned Indian Railways has set a target of providing railway connectivity to all capital cities of the northeastern states by 2020 and is …

India

Safety Is Not Just The Buzzword; Indian Railways Uses Sound Of Bees Buzzing To Keep Elephants Off Railway Tracks

Cases of elephants dying after being hit by an oncoming train might soon be a rare occurrence. The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has been playing …

Trains

Coolie clears civil services exam after studying with the help of Indian Railways’ free WiFi

The coolie from Ernakulam has cleared Kerala's civil services examination

India

In a first, Indian Railways magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women

The magazine, which costs Rs 10, turns the spotlight on women ticket checkers, testimonials from them on working with the national transporter and …

Trains

Indian railways set to get tech and AI overhaul so it can serve you hygienic food

1 / 1<p>AI will change the way how food is prepared in IRCTC's 16 base kitchens in Delhi.<p>Worst part of any train journey in India is the food. No matter …

Trains

Indian Railways Planning To Build Walls Along Tracks To Enable Better Speeds And Increase Revenue

Continuing with its objective of raising more revenue and providing better value for services, the Piyush Goyal-led Ministry of Railways has embarked …

India

Now, Indian Railways allows you to book Tatkal tickets using IRCTC e-wallet

Similar to Paytm, the IRCTC e-wallet is a payment gateway that enables users to deposit money in advance with IRCTC. This money can then be used for …

Trains

Indian Railways to build walls along high-speed corridors, generate revenue through ads

The building of these walls is the first step towards converting the Delhi-Mumbai corridor into a high-speed zone. Photo: Mint<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The Indian …

Trains

Now, Indian Railways will automatically refund ticket amount in case of train cancellation

Indian Railways said the PNR will be automatically cancelled via IRCTC when a train is cancelled from start station to the end. Refunds will be …

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Indian Railways to place ladies coaches in centre, paint in different colour

The committee has also decided to build infrastructure facilities at railway stations and trains which will include separate toilets and changing …

Trains

Indian Railways To Combat Wagon Shortfall In Freight Segment With ‘Buy Your Own Wagon’ Policy

With unavailability of freight wagons affecting business, the Piyush Goyal-led Ministry of Railways has decided to launch a new policy for both …

Transportation

Unprecedented! Mumbai-Delhi Special Rajdhani to have engines at both sides

Taking its advancement process ahead, the Indian Railways has decided to get 2 engines fitted, one each in front and back, in a passenger train. The …

Trains

Indian Railways registers worst punctuality in three years, 30 percent trains ran late in 2017-18

Sources in the ministry said Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has taken note of the delays occurring across zones and in a message yesterday to …

Trains

Indian Railways registers worst punctuality in three years, 30% trains ran late in 2017-18

<b>New Delhi</b>: Railways punctuality performance in 2017-18 was worse in comparison to the two financial years before that, with almost 30 percent of its …

Trains

Toilet water for Chai? Indian Railways staff caught filling tea-kettles from train toilet

Well, if you are a ‘Chai’ (Tea) lover, then read the article at your own risk as it might gross you out. A shocking video which surfaced on Twitter a …

Trains

BRIEF-Oriental Veneer Products Gets Purchase Orders From Indian Railways

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Indian Railways to add 100 more see-through Vistadome coaches in 3 years: Officials

The Indian Railways will add 100 super-luxury glass-roofed Vistadome coaches in trains on several routes throughout the country in the next three …

Trains

Indian Railways To Go Ahead With Redevelopment Of 600 Railway Stations On Public-Private Partnership

Indian Railways is going ahead with its plan to redevelop 600 railway stations across the country in partnership with the private sector despite the …

Public-Private Partnership

IRCTC SBI Cards Offer Cash Back On Indian Railways Ticket Bookings. 5 Points

IRCTC's SBI platinum credit card is a unique credit card that gives better value for customer's money.<p>Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation …

Business (India)

SCR conducts workshop on Deming philosophy

A day-long interactive workshop on ‘Enriching Indian Railways through a New Management Philosophy’ was held on Saturday, in which six divisions — …

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