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Govt plans to allow RPF to register cases, probe crime on trains

Currently, these cases are dealt with by the Government Railway Police in respective states as law and order is a state subject.

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IRCTC Account Login ID and Password: The creation of an account on IRCTC website is absolutely free of cost. It is required to click on the 'register' option in order to create an IRCTC account.


Armed robbers loot valuables worth around Rs 3 lakh from Delhi-Bhagalpur Express

The robbers used an alarm chain to stop the train near Dhanauri station in between Kiul and Jamalpur section and looted the passengers late Wednesday night, it said. 

Train-18 faces power clearance question before launch

A Railway ministry spokesperson said that the Train-18 is undergoing “procedural evaluation” and will be launched soon after the evaluation is complete.

IRCTC PNR Status: How to check Indian Railway PNR Status through SMS and

IRCTC PNR Status Online: PNR status via SMS can be known through any mobile phone. You just have to SMS PNR to 139. Similarly, you can on 139 (Railway Enquiry Number) to know your PNR status.

Trains in scenic Northeast routes to get see-through 'Vistadome' coach

The highlight of Vistadome coaches is the glass roof that allows panoramic views of the landscape outside — introduced as a bid to boost tourism in the Northeast region


Pune: Railways to build 1,200-km wall to stop trespassing on tracks

Milind Deouskar, divisional railway manager, Pune, said the Railways decided to construct the compound after other options to ward off encroachment and trespassing were not successful.

Like airports, Railways plans to seal stations 20 mins ahead of departure

The security plan - with high end technology - has already been put in motion at Allahabad, in anticipation of the Kumbh Mela which begins this month and at Hoobly railway station in Karnataka

'No tips please, if no bill, your meal is free,' will be displayed in train coaches soon, says Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal also issued directions that a single helpline number for all non-security complaints be developed for the convenience of passengers by the end of January 2019.

India’s fastest Train 18 set to begin commercial run soon

The train, which reached a maximum speed of 180 kmph during trial runs, can reach Varanasi from the national capital in around eight hours which, railway officials said, is 45 per cent less time than what the fastest train to Varanasi currently takes.

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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.

New Katra station with world-class facilities

The new Katra railway station in Jammu and Kashmir is finally complete with world-class facilities.

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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.