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Private train operations: Governemnt snatching lifeline of the poor, says Oppn

July 03, 2020 1:13 am

Opposing the government’s move, Rahul tweeted, “Rail is the only lifeline for the poor and the government is snatching that also from them. Take away whatever you can. But remember, the people will give a befitting reply to this.”

Decks cleared for private firms to board Railways' network

July 02, 2020 5:01 am

The project, intended to break the Railways' longstanding monopoly in running rail services, would entail a private sector investment of around Rs 30,000 crore.

Explained: How railway coaches were redesigned for COVID-19 patients, where they will be deployed

June 19, 2020 9:09 pm

Across India, over 5,000 railway coaches have been converted into isolation units for Covid patients. A look at how the idea took shape, how the coaches were redesigned, and where they will be deployed.

In a first, Patna-Delhi train offers 'life-saving' kit to passengers on board

June 13, 2020 9:55 pm

The East Central Railway's Danapur Division, in association with Rotary Club, has decided to get this facility provided on all the long distance trains, in which its staff travel end to end.

As railways resume services, people throng reservation centre

June 02, 2020 11:47 am

In preparation of resumption of services, an isolation room has been designed at the station for suspected cases of Covid-19.

Inform of Shramik train need, Railways to ground level staff

May 17, 2020 7:49 am

The instructions asked general managers and divisional railway managers to use “full discretion” and ensure trains are provided at the earliest.

Railway Board flags barrage of complaints over Shramik Special trains

May 16, 2020 2:13 am

Key sources said that the complaints poured in “incessantly” and it has been communicated to the zones as well as the Divisional Railway Managers that they were responsible for the train services.

Indian Railway is hiring for 561 paramedical staff at COVID-19 care centres, application process ends tomorrow

May 21, 2020 5:57 pm

Indian Railway recruitment 2020: There are 561 vacancies, and the candidates will be hired on contractual basis. The application process will be closed on May 22, 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: Trains back on track, states gear up

May 12, 2020 2:00 pm

Inter-state train services for regular passengers commence Tuesday. The protocol they will have to follow once they arrive at the destination states.


Railway RITES recruitment 2020: Pay scale at Rs 1.40 lakh, apply for 35 engineer posts

March 09, 2020 4:34 pm

Railways RITES Engineer recruitment 2020: RITES, under the Ministry of Railways has invited applications for the post of an engineer at its official website, Interested candidates can apply through the websites-,

Indian Railways, Army, DRDO, Bank recruitment 2019: List of jobs to apply this week

October 27, 2019 2:15 pm

Here is the list of jobs whose recruitment process will be closed in October, along with their eligibility, selection procedure and salary details

Indian Army, Railway, ISRO, DRDO recruitment 2019: Latest jobs to apply in October

October 19, 2019 6:46 pm

Given below is a list of jobs whose recruitment process will end in the month of October, along with their eligibility, selection procedure and salary details.

See India's first solar-powered DEMU trains

July 14, 2017 7:39 pm

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

April 05, 2016 1:24 pm

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.


Railway Budget prepared considering commuters' requirements: MoS Railways

February 25, 2016 4:10 pm

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.