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Around 6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in next 6 months: Railway Minister

Around 6,000 railway stations will be WiFi-enabled in the next six-eight months, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal said.

Terminals of 23 important trains changed, to reflect in new timetable

In January this year, a Niti Aayog report on railways had suggested decongestion of railway terminals, saying that trains, both passenger and freight, undergo substantial waiting just short of major terminals.


Railway accidents claimed 30 lives this year on stretch where three were found dead

Police also claimed the railway tracks are frequented by people who consume alcohol in the evening. Often, they slip in through broken fences to reach the tracks.

No fund constraint for development of railways in Odisha: MoS

Sinha and Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off the inaugural run of Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express via Sambalpur City-Jharsuguda-Rourkela through video conference from New Delhi.

Railway Protection Force cracked 62 cases of encroachment on Railway property: East Central Railway

ECR comprises Danapur, Sonepur, Samastipur, Mughalsarai and Dhanbad divisions. CPRO said seven reservation agents were caught during the period and total 124 missing children or human trafficking victims were saved and handed over to their families. 

Train runs over four railway workers in Mumbai, two escape death by whiskers

The four men were part of a group of six people returning home around 5.30 am, two of whom managed to jump out of the tracks at the last moment.


Wire snag at Dadar hits Central Railway, 55 train services cancelled

The overhead wire broke on the Up line at Dadar, on platform number three, around 7.12 am. Trains were diverted on the fast line between Matunga and Vidyavihar from 7.15 hrs to 9.25 hrs.

Online train ticket bookings touch 13.45 lakh on April 1

A total 13,45,496 rail tickets including 1,25,790 Tatkal were booked online through IRCTC website.

Ticket centre for foreigners to open 24 hrs at New Delhi station

The reservation centre for foreigners at the New Delhi railway station will now be functional round-the-clock starting from Friday.

China plans railway to India, Nepal borders by 2020

China opened the railway to Tibet's capital Lhasa in 2006.

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The divine train journey

Thousands of Muslims attended the annual three-day event near Dhaka that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.

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What it takes to keep Darjeeling Himalayan Railway running

A recent rap from UNESCO on the ‘diminishing heritage value’ of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway has added to a long list of the 117-year-old train’s problems. We explore what it takes to keep this World Heritage Site running.

Railway Budget 2016 will transform railways: Manoj Sinha

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Before the announcement of Rail budget 2016-17, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said this Rail budget will act as a transforming budget for the Indian Railways. He added that this budget has been prepared keeping in view the needs of common man.


Suresh Prabhu gears up to present Rail Budget 2016

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu gave final touches to the Rail Budget ahead of presenting it in the Parliament on Thursday.Taking about their expectations form the Budget, one of the passengers said the government should focus more on cleaner coaches and quality of food so that more people travel by trains.While another passenger said fares of daily passenger trains should be reduced and the safety of women passengers should be considered in the upcoming budget.

Sarfaraz Alam has been arrested, interrogation underway- AS Thakur

Patna, Jan 24 (ANI): District Superintendent of Police A.S. Thakur on Sunday said that Janata Dal (United) MLA Sarfaraz Alam has been arrested and interrogation is underway. Meanwhile, maintaining his stand, arrested Sarfaraz Alam today said the charges of molestation that have been made against him are completely false and baseless. According to the complaint, the incident occurred on January 17 when Alam allegedly misbehaved with the couple on board the train. An FIR was registered against him with GRP Patna the next day. The MLA was allegedly travelling without ticket and was drunk. A footage of the purported incident was also aired by the media.