Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Ministry of Railways


UPSC to hold separate exam for Indian Railways from 2023

December 04, 2022 9:57 am

The recruitment for the Indian Railway Management Service will be done through a specially designed examination. It will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission from 2023 onwards.

Railways removes service charges for food, drinks; tags it on to prices of meals

July 19, 2022 3:48 pm

The prices of tea and coffee will be the same for all passengers, who have pre-booked it or ordered those on the train, and will see no increase in the rates.

IRCTC offers 11-day tour package for religious spots, check details here

July 05, 2022 12:33 pm

The Railways has put on track "Swadesh Darshan Train", having both AC and non-AC coaches, for the journey.

Central Railways to showcase local products at five stations under ‘One Station One Product’ scheme

April 10, 2022 1:41 am

Under the campaign, a stall featuring leather products from Dharavi will be set up at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) Railway station, which will showcase, promote and sell local leather products.

Amid protests by Railway job aspirants, Govt answers FAQs on recruitment process

January 27, 2022 9:54 pm

Thousands of job aspirants are protesting against the alleged “inaccurate results” of the Railway Recruitment Board’s (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) competitive exam, 2021.

IRCTC shares sharply recover after Govt scraps order on 50% convenience fee revenue sharing

October 30, 2021 4:14 am

IRCTC, a government-controlled company that provides ticketing, catering, and tourism services, had informed the stock exchanges after market hours on Thursday that the ministry had written to it, asking to share the revenues from convenience fee in a 50-50 ratio.

Railways proposes policy to lease, sell coaches to pvt parties to run theme-based tourist circuit trains

September 11, 2021 4:52 pm

In a release on Saturday, the railways said that an executive director-level committee has been constituted by the Ministry of Railways to formulate the policy and terms and conditions of the project.

Billimora-Vaghai heritage train to be back on track with tourist vista dome coach

June 03, 2021 10:06 pm

On December 10, 2020, the Railway Ministry had approved the proposal to scrap services of 11 “uneconomic branch lines” and narrow gauge sections of the Western Railway, including three from Gujarat. These included the Billimora-Vaghai train.

Watch: Railways constable saves man from getting crushed under moving train

May 30, 2021 2:46 pm

The incident took place when a passenger lost his balance and fell while boarding the Dadar-Bhuj Special train at the Borivali station.

Gujarat: Vaghai-Billimora heritage train to chug on as Western Railway revokes decision to scrap its services

January 29, 2021 11:29 pm

Local people as well as both Congress and BJP leaders had made representations to the Western Railway authorities urging them not to permanently close the heritage train service.