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Hiring in UPSC, NTA, Railways: List of govt jobs to apply this week

January 25, 2021 9:21 am

UPSC, NTA, Railways recruitment 2021: Here are list of jobs to apply this week. Check eligibility, selection process, pay scale and know how to apply.

Explained: What's special about the Vistadome coach on trains to Kevadia?

January 22, 2021 2:28 pm

Vistadome is a state-of-the-art coach made by Indian Railways, designed to provide passengers with travel comfort as well as an enhanced viewing experience of their surroundings. Learn about its features here.

Indian Railways prepares to vaccinate staff

January 13, 2021 4:50 am

Among other departments, inspectors, ticket checkers, maintenance staff, drivers, station officials and the like are being included in the list being compiled in all zonal railways.

Railways extends to 9 months time to claim refunds for trains cancelled from Mar 21-Jun 30 last year

January 07, 2021 9:48 pm

The ministry had earlier extended the facility from three days to six months when the coronavirus pandemic had led to the cancellation of all regular trains.

Why Dedicated Freight Corridor matters — for Railways, the country

December 30, 2020 7:10 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a 351-km section between Khurja and Bhaupur in Uttar Pradesh for commercial operations of the Dedicated Freight Corridor. What is DFC, and why is it important?

2020: A glimpse of life without trains as Railways battled odds to keep India's lifeline running

December 25, 2020 5:30 pm

People stranded across the country and who usually looked to the Railways to ferry them home were left without their lifeline.

RRB NTPC admit card released, here's how to download

December 24, 2020 2:09 pm

The admit card is available to download now. Check the region based websites

Recruitment Stopped: Railways bungalow peon system to continue, with changes

December 03, 2020 1:50 am

In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged Railways to consider abolishing the practice in favour of officers taking an allowance. Thereafter, a committee was formed to work out a way forward.

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date: Railways to hold recruitment exams for 1.40 lakh posts, check dates for NTPC to ministerial exams

December 11, 2020 6:48 pm

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Date: A total of 2.44 crore candidates have applied for these exams for about 1.4 lakh jobs. Recruitment exams will begin from December 15, as per the official data received by the Ministry of Railways.

Children can’t board local trains in Mumbai: Railways

November 28, 2020 2:18 pm

The move comes in the backdrop of concerns raised by authorities about a threat of a second wave of Covid-19 cases post Diwali.


Trains provide some relief, but many continue long walk home

May 09, 2020 6:43 pm

On May 1, 2020 the first train carrying migrant labourers set off from Lingampally in Telangana for Hatia in Jharkhand. Nine days on and dozens of trains later, however, some workers are still choosing to go home by foot.

Here is what the coronavirus isolation railway coaches look like

March 28, 2020 4:26 pm

As India went under lockdown for three weeks starting March 24, Indian Railways suspended all operations and now train coaches have turned into quarantine facility and it looks like this.

DRDO, Indian Railways, Delhi Police, IOCL recruitment 2019: List of jobs to apply this week

October 13, 2019 5:47 pm

DRDO, Indian Railways, Delhi Police recruitment 2019: A multitude vacancies across departments in various departments of banks, defence, teaching sectors have been released. The vacancies are in the posts of Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), University of Mumbai, Indian Railways, Delhi Police, other vacant posts

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

March 05, 2019 7:49 am

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

February 03, 2019 6:29 pm

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

November 16, 2018 7:14 am

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

October 11, 2018 6:58 am

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

January 04, 2018 7:30 pm

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

October 14, 2017 5:20 pm

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

August 04, 2017 11:49 am

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.


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

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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

February 25, 2016 12:43 pm

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

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

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.

Cattle In Way Of Semi-Bullet Train

August 12, 2015 11:51 am