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Delhi: At bus terminals and railway stations, lab techs, volunteers have hands full as testing ramps up

April 04, 2021 2:14 am

On Saturday, lab technicians said their target for the day is to test 1,100 people in the morning and 700 for the afternoon.

Dirtiest station: Mathura- One lakh footfall, pilgrims who make it home for night

September 02, 2018 7:01 am

Mathura station’s battle against filth and grime is perhaps no different from any other in India — with cups strewn across the tracks, dirty toilets, and the ubiquitous paan stains.

Jodhpur, Marwar cleanliest among major railway stations

August 13, 2018 7:15 pm

None of the major stations in the metros found a place in the top 10 list save for Anand Vihar in New Delhi, which came in at fifth position. New Delhi station was ranked 39th.

Now, Swachh survey to rank railway stations

January 15, 2016 3:39 am

As many as 400 busy stations will be assessed based on their footfall, earnings and the categories that Railways already has for classifying its stations.

Temple towns in mind, train toilets to be discharge-free

October 11, 2015 2:58 am

Toilets in trains across India are being modified so that not a drop of toilet waste falls in the stations at such “holy” places.

Cabinet clears revamp of 400 railway stations

July 17, 2015 4:31 am

The proposal will be put online and a second person can give suggestions to improve and beat that proposal.

Security upgrade soon for six ‘vulnerable’ CR stations

March 31, 2015 4:00 am

The project, passed just five months before the Mumbai terror attack in 2008, has seen a long delay.

New security plan for city railway stations remains patchy

November 26, 2014 8:48 am

A six-feet-high boundary wall with barbed fencing on top was also proposed in the ISS, but was scrapped by Railways for to lack of funds.

The Big picture: The train has left the station

October 05, 2014 12:31 am

VIP requests have forced trains to halt at stations they would have otherwise breezed past costing Railways Rs 300 cr loss a year.

Railways to hire private firms in bid to keep stations clean

September 11, 2014 1:20 am

The railways plans to spend anywhere between Rs 5 crore to Rs 15 crore per station to upkeep of the station.


Railway Budget prepared considering commuters' requirements: MoS Railways

February 25, 2016 4:10 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Indian Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that this year's Railway Budget would transform the Indian Railways. He said that they have prepared the budget considering the common man and common commuters' requirements. Sinha said cleanliness was another aspect that is being looked into by the railways. He further said that the wi-fi facility that has been proposed about in the Rail Budget has already been stationed on 11 stations and the railways are aiming to install wifi in 100 railway stations. Lauding the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, Sinha said that Indian Railways would make the necessary progress by 2020.