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Railways plans faster trains on select high-speed corridors
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
In a bid to run faster trains on select high-speed corridors, Indian Railways is working on new plans which is likely come by April this year. The main idea behind this plan is to cut down on travel time of overnight journeys on short routes.
Personal safety tool 'rakshak' for railway trackmen
Sun, Feb 11, 2018
The Railways board last week gave its nod to 'Rakshak', a handheld walkie-talkie device, to be used in high-density areas as a pilot project for all trackmen
Railways vow 100% electrification of its broad gauge in 5 years
Sat, Feb 10, 2018
Railways has also launched a massive drive to identify long term absentees in various establishments.
Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto trains to have 4 CCTV cameras in every coach
Thu, Feb 08, 2018
All coaches of the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains will soon have four CCTV cameras each to ensure passenger safety, a railways official said today. Twenty-three pairs of Rajdhani, 26 pairs of Shatabdi and 18 pairs of Duronto trains would have the facility, he added.
IRCTC’s e-ticketing revenue drops due to withdrawal of service charges
Tue, Jan 30, 2018
IRCTC sold around 209 million tickets via online platform in FY17 which saw an increase of 5% from 199 million tickets sold in the previous fiscal.
Complete automation of Railways' signal system on the cards
Sun, Jan 28, 2018
Railways is going ahead full throttle to generate funds from internal resources and from the market to meet the huge requirement for infrastructure development and safety-enhancement measures
Govt sanctions Rs 4,000 crore for rail development project in Thiruvananthapuram
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Union Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain said that Indian Railways is taking continued efforts to enhance facilities for passengers.
Indian Railways to launch two world-class trains soon
Tue, Jan 23, 2018
These trains will have amenities like on-board Wi-fi and infotainment, GPS-based passenger information system and plush interiors with diffused LED lighting.
Railways to equip all stations across India with free Wi-Fi
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
The Railway Ministry targets 600 Wi-Fi enabled railway stations by March 2018 and 100 per cent station Wi-Fi coverage by March 2019.
Indian Railways may soon launch anti-fog device
Fri, Jan 05, 2018
The device has a capability to store more than 100,000 location data along with all events which took place in the last 40 hour
Railway Recruitment 2017-18; here's what you need to know
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
Selection will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the Merit & Medical Examination.
Passengers to get discount for late delivery of food in trains
Mon, Jan 01, 2018
The Railways would commence the new scheme from this month to keep the customer-supplier bonding intact.
Over 16% vacancies in safety category of Railways: Data
Sat, Dec 30, 2017
The category include posts related to inspection of tracks, signalling, engineering, telecommunication etc., for ensuring safety of the rail network.
You may soon find it difficult to book Taktal ticket
Thu, Dec 28, 2017
The CBI accused two men, for hampering the system of Indian railways, and being the brain behind selling illegal tatkal tickets.
Project 'Swarna': Jaipur-Agra Shatabdi Express to have new features in 2018
Wed, Dec 27, 2017
The coaches, said a top railway official, will have various new features such as disposable head rest cover for passenger seats, automatic odour control (AOC) system, and much more.
Modi's office urges use of Indian products after rails controversy
Fri, Dec 22, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s office has asked all government departments to prioritise the use of local products in state projects, after domestic companies objected to a global tender by the railways ministry seeking tonnes of steel rails.
'Significant' drop in rail accidents in Western Railways, only 3 in 9 months
Sat, Dec 16, 2017
The Western Railway (WR) said today that enhanced safety measures, including work site inspections and training sessions for the staff on key issues, has led to a "significant" drop in train accidents across its six divisions.
Railways introduces online bill tracking system for vendors/contractors
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
The move aims at enhancing transparency in the processing and settlement of bills by tracking the status of bills of contractors and vendors.
Railways may approach SC to defend 2004 job scheme for children of staff
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Last month, the Railway ministry had suspended the scheme in all its zones stating "Keep LARSGESS on hold till further orders.”
Alerts on train delays of over an hour: Railways sends 33 lakh SMSes in a month
Sun, Dec 10, 2017
Railways has sent out more than 33 lakh text messages to passengers alerting them of their trains being delayed for over an hour since it launched the service last month.