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Wednesday, December 01, 2021



Railways' PRS service shut for 6 hours from Nov 14 to Nov 21

November 14, 2021 9:44 pm

During these six hours (from 23:30 to 05:30 hours) period, no PRS services like ticket reservation, current booking, cancellation, enquiry services, among others, will be available.

Railways to restore passenger trains to pre-Covid level

November 13, 2021 8:43 am

As many as 1,768 long-distance mail/express trains will stand restored within a few days, the Railway Board said in a notification issued on Friday.

Andhra Pradesh: Police detain train for SP's 'surprise check'

November 07, 2021 10:33 pm

Nobody was inconvenienced and safety and security of passengers was ensured, the SP claimed.

Railways shuts enterprise that invited bids for hydrogen fuel trains; no effect on projects

September 09, 2021 7:24 am

“Ministry of Railways has decided to close down the Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuels' with effect from September 7, 2021,” an order issued on Tuesday stated.

Railways net-zero target could cut 15 mn tonnes of CO2 emissions, save Rs 17,000 cr: Report

September 02, 2021 7:25 am

The report, Riding Sunbeams in India, has been prepared by environmental organisations – Delhi-based Climate Trends, UK-based Possible and Riding Sunbeams.

Fire at railway underpass in Vadodara, no casualties

April 29, 2021 6:40 am

As rumours spread about a possible fire in a train, the Alkapuri underpass was closed to traffic as fire and emergency teams brought the fire under control.

No spike in migrant travel due to Covid fears: Railways

April 10, 2021 8:05 am

The Railways is currently running around 80 per cent of its pre-Covid long-distance trains and the occupancy is around 90 per cent.

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.


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.


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: