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Thursday, April 02, 2020



IRCTC to provide meals to homeless stuck due to lockdown

March 26, 2020 4:21 am

According to Brijesh Arya, convenor of Collective for Homeless, while the census of 2011 puts the number of homeless people in Mumbai to 57,416 and nearly one lakh in Maharashtra, the actual numbers are much higher, with Mumbai having approximately two lakh.

Berth reserved for puja space on Kashi Mahakal Express 'temporary', says IRCTC

February 17, 2020 6:59 pm

On Sunday, seat number 64 in coach B5 of the train was decorated with pictures of Hindu gods, incense sticks, flowers et al.

Explained: How does India's Railways' corporate train model work?

February 18, 2020 8:46 am

Under this 'experiment', the Railways plans to lease out 100 routes to private players to run 150 trains.

IRCTC rolls back move to remove local dishes from Kerala stations' menu

January 21, 2020 2:11 pm

Popular fast-moving items like pazham pori (banana fritters), puttu (steamed rice cake), kadala curry (black chickpea curry), appam (hoppers), egg curry, bajji (fritters) and small sweet snacks like unniyappam and sukhiyan were found removed from the revised food menu.

Gujarat CM flags off IRCTC-run Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express, services to begin on Jan 19

January 17, 2020 11:38 am

IRCTC Ahmedabad to Mumbai Tejas Express Start Date, Route, Time Table, Timing: The train will start its journey from Ahmedabad at 06:40 hours and will reach Mumbai Central at 13.10 hours having scheduled commercial halts at Nadiad, Vadodara, Bharuch, Surat, Vapi and Borivali.

IRCTC shares gain 2.65 per cent on signing MoU with hotel industry body

December 24, 2019 6:22 pm

Separately, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has also notified the revised menu and tariff of standard meals for static units in Indian Railways.

Pune: Railway vendors charge passengers new food rates applicable from March next year

December 06, 2019 6:57 pm

Last month, the Railway Board had revised the IRCTC’s on-board as well as station outlet menu, increasing rates of food items and beverages considerably. Since the order didn’t specify the date of implementation of the new rates, several vendors employed by IRCTC have started charging the new rates.

Watch: IRCTC to run Karnataka's Golden Chariot train from March 2020

November 20, 2019 5:45 pm

The Golden Chariot will cover tourist destinations in Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, and other south Indian states. Its coaches are equipped with features such as a small wardrobe, vanity desk, LCD TV, electric sockets for recharging batteries and a private washroom.

Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto train ticket prices could go up following revision in catering charges

November 15, 2019 3:28 pm

Now tea will cost you an extra Rs 5, breakfast and evening tea becomes dearer by Rs 7 while price of lunch on board has increased by Rs 15.

Railway catering firm faces flak for casteist ad

November 08, 2019 10:21 am

The Indian Railways does not stipulate the intake of candidates by contractors on the basis of caste or religion.


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.