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CRIS recruitment 2019: Vacancies for 50 Assistant Software Engineers posts, apply now

CRIS recruitment 2019: The candidates who want to apply can do so through the official website, till August 7, 2019.

Northeast Frontier Railways gets innovation award for 'Honeybee' system

The NFR had launched the project in September 2017 on an experimental basis and finalised it in May that year.


Telling Numbers: 60 elephants killed on tracks in 3 years, nearly half in Northeast Frontier Railway

The number of deaths was 19 and 15 in the first two years, then rose to 26 in 2018.

Railway to cover 4,791 more stations under free wifi scheme: RailTel

In May, the total number of user logins at the WiFi enabled stations was 2.35 crore, RailTel said.

Railways draws up plan to do away with all manned level crossings

The new plan involves no cost-sharing with states. Instead, Railways has proposed to fund it alone with help of Rs 50,000 crore from the government spread over four years.

GRP to launch ‘all-purpose’ mobile app for better coordination among officials

From assigning bandobast and patrolling duty to approving leave and giving out special CP orders, all activity will be uploaded on the app.


Bangalore's Baiyappanahalli railway station to be developed on par with international airports

According to the IRSDC blueprint, the main building of the station will be in the shape of a butterfly with integrated courtyards and roof gardens in a bid to promote the concept of 'Garden City' in Bangalore.

Railways to provide massage service on trains

The massage service will be of three types — gold, diamond and platinum. Charges will be in the range of Rs 100 to 300 and each session will be of 15-20 minutes. The service will not be available between 10 pm and 6 am.

In a first, Indian Railways to provide massage services on board running trains

The division Friday issued a Letter of Award, stating that all 39 trains originating from Indore railway station will provide head and foot massage facilities. This is the first time the railway will be offering such services.

Gujarat: Railway guard dies after ticketless man ‘pushes’ him off moving train

Gujarat railway police officers said that the incident took place between 6 pm and 7 pm on Thursday. The train guard was identified as Shriprakashrao Patirao Gautam (58), a resident of Railway Colony in Gandhidham town of Kutch district. His body was recovered from the railway track between Bhimasar and Chirai villages near Bhachau.

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See India's first solar-powered DEMU trains

According to Indian Railways, the solar energy system fitted in the DEMU train would result in a saving of 5.25 lakh litres of diesel per train over a life time of 25 years. Railways predict cost saving of Rs 3 crore per train over a life time of 25 years.

Gatimaan Express: Here is all you need to know about the train

The train has been flagged off on April 5, 2016 from H. Nizammuddin Railway Station by the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabu in the presence of several other dignitaries.


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Railway Budget prepared considering commuters' requirements: MoS Railways

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Indian Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that this year's Railway Budget would transform the Indian Railways. He said that they have prepared the budget considering the common man and common commuters' requirements. Sinha said cleanliness was another aspect that is being looked into by the railways. He further said that the wi-fi facility that has been proposed about in the Rail Budget has already been stationed on 11 stations and the railways are aiming to install wifi in 100 railway stations. Lauding the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, Sinha said that Indian Railways would make the necessary progress by 2020.

Railway Budget To Unveil Makeover For Coolies At Railway Stations: Here's Whats In Store

Porters at railway stations who precariously balance luggage on their head will soon be a thing of the past, with the Railways devising a plan to provide them with trolleys — like the ones available at airports — as well as a fancier designation, ‘luggage assistants’. The bright, red uniform with a brass armband that […]