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Monday, August 10, 2020



Railways to end colonial-era khalasi system, says no to fresh appointments

August 07, 2020 9:24 am

"The issue regarding the appointment of TADK is under review in Railway Board. It has, therefore, been decided that any appointment of fresh face substitutes as TADK should not either be processed or made with immediate effect," the order said.

Railways to have contactless ticketing; tickets to be QR code-enabled, scanned on handheld devices

July 23, 2020 9:25 pm

A pilot project of contactless ticket-checking with an airport-like check-in for all passengers entering the station has been introduced at Prayagraj Junction of North Central Railway.

Indian Railways claims 100 per cent punctuality record for 'first time in history'

July 02, 2020 4:33 pm

Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal Thursday tweeted: "Trains in the Fast Lane: Enhancing services to unprecedented levels, Indian Railways made history on 1st July, 2020 by achieving 100% punctuality rate."

Railways cancels regular trains till August 12: All you need to know about cancellations and refunds

June 26, 2020 1:58 pm

IRCTC Trains Ticket refunds and cancellation rules: Regular train services have been disrupted days ahead of the nationwide lockdown which began from March 25. Indian Railways had resumed its limited services to run at full capacity on May 12 after a hiatus of nearly two months after all the trains were cancelled due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

Ticket bookings to resume at counters across country, says Railways Minister

May 21, 2020 3:00 pm

Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal also said bookings would also resume at counters of different stations in the next 2-3 days and a protocol was being finalised in this regard.

IRCTC ticket booking gets quarantine protocol checkbox

May 19, 2020 12:04 pm

Now, before finally proceeding to book tickets, a pop-up will appear on the screen of the website asking passengers to confirm if they had read the health advisory of the destination state and agree to abide by them.

IRCTC Special Trains: Rail ticket cost, waiting list, cancellation refund policy; everything you need to know

May 15, 2020 9:00 am

IRCTC Special Trains List, Route, Time Table, Ticket Cancellation Charges: The Railways resumed their services on Tuesday to run at full capacity, while leaving it up to the passengers to maintain social distancing on board.

Regular train reservations made till June 30 cancelled, Special trains to continue

May 14, 2020 2:50 pm

The tickets, which will be cancelled, are the ones purchased during the lockdown period when the railways opened booking for journeys in June.

IRCTC Refund Rules 2020: Indian Railways issues reimbursement policy for passengers unfit to travel

May 15, 2020 9:01 am

IRCTC Refund Rules & Policy 2020:IRCTC Refund Rules & Policy 2020:“If during screening, a passenger has very high temperature/symptoms of covid-19, he shall not be allowed to travel despite having confirmed tickets. In such a case, full refund shall be provided to the passenger,” the notice read.

Coronavirus May 14 Highlights: Centre allows states to ferry train passengers from station to homes in buses

May 17, 2020 12:27 am

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced the launch of the National Portability Cards (One Nation One Ration Card) which would enable the moving migrants to access the public distribution system (PDS) anywhere in the country.


Train services set to begin amid lockdown

May 11, 2020 5:16 pm

IRCTC Special Train Ticket Booking: Nearly two months after it suspended its passenger operations in view of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, the Railways on Sunday announced that it will gradually restart its passenger train operations from May 12.

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.

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.

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.