The doubling of 116.17-km-long Surendranagar-Rajkot line in Gujarat will be completed in four years at an expected completion cost of Rs 1,137.17 crore.
Earlier only confirmed ticket holders could cancel their tickets through 139 service and IRCTC website. Now the facility can be used for cancellation of RAC and wait-listed tickets also.
It will be used by the railway officials only to give tickets.
The facility named as Vikalp offers passengers booked under the scheme will be given an option for getting alternate accommodation in another train if they do not get confirmed berths in the trains of their choice.
While the purity of the packaged water has come under cloud, the Railways suffered another setback last week when the court allowed the Indian Railway Caterers’ Association to sell bottled water other than ‘Rail Neer’ in Mumbai division.
The photo showed the girl holding a lady railway police official’s hand.
The jawans, identified as Abhishek Singh and Nandlal Yadav were rushed to a hospital, where Singh was declared dead
V K Gupta, member engineering (ME) of Railway Board said that railways have adopted innovative techniques in the last two years which resulted in savings of hundreds of crores.
As far as raising passenger fares and freight rates is concerned, he said, “we are setting up regulatory body to decide on it.”
IRCTC PRO says they have asked Maharashtra Cyber Cell about details of the so-called hack
As many as 2,376 out of 8,472 railway stations have shortfall in amenities, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha told Lok Sabha.
The land where trees will be planted will remain with railways while the maintenance of trees will be a joint effort of railways, Environment Ministry and state governments.
Sponsorship of activities and events at stations, pay-and-use toilets in land outside stations, radio, video, internet,
Wi-Fi, mobile apps, interactive services like video games in railway premises are also being looked at.
To begin with the service can be availed only by passengers whose train departure timings is between 11 pm and 6 am.
Through additional resource generation, the target for finances this year was to increase 10.1 per cent to Rs 1.85 lakh crore from the earlier Rs 1.67 lakh crore.