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RAILWAYS NEWS

Railways re-issues tender to manufacture 44 Vande Bharat trainsets in new avatar

September 22, 2020 9:26 am

The new tender will boost “Make in India”, said an official. The estimated value of the purchase could be between Rs 2500-3000 crore, he said.

6,000 'unremunerative' train stoppages may be dropped

July 24, 2020 10:19 am

During lockdown, the Railways completed the work of making the timetable with help from IIT-Mumbai. As per the timetable, introduction of every train and every stoppage into the system is justified by operational need on a clean slate—hence zero-based. Moves like this one are on hold due to the pandemic.

Only those with confirmed, RAC tickets to be allowed in stations: Railways

May 31, 2020 9:15 pm

All passengers are expected to undergo compulsorily screening and only asymptomatic travellers will be allowed to board the train.

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.

Railways to allow more trains, limited IRCTC waiting lists to tackle passenger rush

May 14, 2020 8:54 am

The Railways has now defined waiting list limits for lower classes, indicating that plans may be afoot to pump in trains with mixed classes like Sleepers, chair cars in other routes.

Trains to bring stranded J&K residents home to start by next week

May 08, 2020 8:33 pm

These trains will not stop anywhere en route but at the Udhampur railway station, from where passengers will be transported to their respective district headquarters in buses.

Railways' revenue from passenger fare slips Rs 400 crore in Q3; income from freight up Rs 2,800 crore

January 27, 2020 2:00 pm

Earlier, the national transporter's earning from passenger fare had dipped by Rs 155 crore in Q2 as compared to the first quarter.

Railways integrates its helpline numbers into a single number- 139

January 02, 2020 7:16 pm

The new helpline number 139 will take over all existing helpline numbers (except 182)

Karnataka floods August 12 highlights: KSRTC resumes services to Kerala from Bangalore; red alert till August 15 in several areas

August 12, 2019 7:01 pm

Bangalore Karnataka Floods Live News Updates: Get the latest updates on Karnataka floods, north Karnataka rains, Bangalore weather and Karnataka rain forecast, rescue operations, relief work, buses and trains cancelled, roads blocked, and much more in our daily live blog.

Karnataka floods: 24 killed, 2,00,000 evacuated; power, bus services disrupted

August 10, 2019 4:53 pm

As many as 874 villages in 68 taluks were affected as most rivers continued to flow above the danger mark, forcing authorities to evacuate 2.07 lakh people as on Friday evening.

RAILWAYS PHOTOS

Railways RRB, UPSC, Indian Army; government jobs to apply for this week

November 17, 2019 5:55 pm

The online application process for most of the vacant posts will be closed by this month. Have a look at the vacancies this week

500 jhuggis razed in Delhi slum, Kejriwal orders magisterial enquiry

December 14, 2015 10:19 am

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has ordered a magisterial enquiry after the railway authorities demolished 500 jhuggis in Shakur Basti in west Delhi

Protests against proposed rail fare hike

June 21, 2014 4:32 pm

Cash-strapped railways on Friday effected a steep across-the-board hike of 14.2 per cent in passenger fares in all classes.

RAILWAYS VIDEOS

Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more: https://bit.ly/2IM1j4c