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Howrah to New Delhi Poorva Express derails near Kanpur, 8 injured

The incident occurred near Rooma railway station when the 14-coach train with 900 passengers was on its way to New Delhi.

Govt targets IRCTC, IRFC IPOs by Sept, to raise about Rs 1,500 cr

While IRCTC IPO could fetch about Rs 500 crore, public offering of IRCTC could garner close to Rs 1,000 crore to the government.


Twenty passengers fall ill after eating rail food on Delhi-Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani

A railway spokesperson said doctors at Gomoh station attended to those taken ill and all of them are stable.

IRCTC Indian Railways cancelled trains list: Check here

IRCTC Indian Railways Cancelled Trains List: For further information about the cancelled trains, passengers can contact Railway Enquiry No. 139 or visit the Indian Railways website

Railways register its best safety figures in almost four decades

The official said continuous safety measures adopted by the national transporter has resulted in a steady dip in casualties and injuries among passengers as well in the past five years.

EC writes to Railways, Aviation ministries, seeks action over Modi photos on tickets, boarding passes

The Election Commission also hauled up the Civil Aviation secretary for Air India's failure to respond to its show cause notice for using boarding passes with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo on them.


IRCTC Summer Special Trains 2019: Indian Railways' full list of trains

IRCTC Summer Special Trains List 2019: As per press release by the different railway zones, these trains are being run to clear the extra rush during the holiday time.

13 coaches of train derail in Bihar, four passengers injured

The coaches, including four AC and five sleeper, derailed near Gautam Sthan station which is the station after Chhapra, around 10 am.

After ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ cups on Shatabdi, rail zones asked to remove political ads from premises

The message sent to all zonal general managers and divisional railway comes days after railways had to explain why tickets issued to passengers had photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the MCC had come into force.

NGO behind ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ cups on Shatabdi had done it in 2015 too

On January 31, 2015, The Indian Express had reported about tea being served on board the Shatabdi Express in paper cups which had photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. Many such cups were found lying on the floor after the train pulled up at Amritsar around 11 pm.

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India's first Rajdhani Express turns 50, passengers get special treatment

The country's first Rajdhani Express, which revolutionised Indian Railways by way of speed and luxury in the 1960s, turned 50 Sunday

Seemanchal Express derailment: At least 6 killed, several injured in Bihar train accident

Seemanchal Express derails in Bihar: The 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Terminal Seemanchal Express was running at full speed when the accident occurred, railway officials said.


From Ayodhya to Colombo: A look at Indian Railways' Shri Ramayana Express

In its latest offering, the Indian Railways will run a special train named after Lord Ram covering the destinations associated with the mythological character in India and Sri Lanka.

Indian Railways is holding a recruitment drive and it is world's largest

Indian Railways, one of the world’s largest employers and also India’s largest employer, is holding a recruitment drive at a cost of around Rs 800 crore and will sift through 2.37 crore applicants in order to hire 1.2 lakh people.

Here is how Indian Railways' GPS-based fog safety device works

The fog safety device alerts the driver of the approaching signal, level crossing gate as well as neutral section on the track during fog.

'World’s Oldest Steam Engine' returns to action from today: See pics

The inaugural run of the steam express marks the celebration of 'Paryatan Parv'(5 – 25 October, 2017). Paryatan Parv is a nationwide event which highlights the tourism potential of our nation.


Tatkal tickets: Book now, Pay later launched by Indian Railways — all you need to know

Indian Railways has launched a new "Book Now, pay later" mode, which will allow passengers to book their tickets on Tatkal in advance and pay within a stipulated time of 15 days.

Indian Railways opens doors for differently abled, literally

The Railway Ministry has announced some special facilities both in stations and train coaches of the Indian Railways for differently able passengers.

Yes, these are the stunning new Indian Railways compartments

Enhancing passenger amenities coupled with adequate fire safety measures, the Indian Railways has unveiled refurbished coaches with aesthetically appealing and improved interior furnishings. Take a look.

Designer 'Make in India' coaches: Here's what the future of Indian train travel looks like

Railway travel in India is all set for an upgrade, and the first look is pretty awesome.

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Mahila Shakti: Meet ICF's women team behind Train 18, other Indian Railways trains

Meet ICF's all women team of workers who perform hardcore industrial work and make coaches for Indian Railways trains. Earning Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 per month on an average, these women have also worked on engine-less Train 18! Know all about them

Four years of the Modi government: For the railways, revenue is still an issue but reforms seem to be on track

As the Modi government completes four years, The Indian Express looks at what individual ministries have achieved. Here’s the Indian railways' report card as part of our series The Last Lap. 


BJP has derailed Rail Budget: Lalu Yadav

Patna, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday said the Railway Budget 2016 was hollow and there was nothing in it. He said the railways is meant for the common man but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had derailed the Railway Budget altogether. Lalu said the Indian Railways have been incurring losses whereas its expenditure has been on the rise. He also stressed on the proposition of bullet trains, saying it was a game plan of the foreigners to capture the Indian Railways. He further added that the government was not taking cognizance of such instances.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.