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Rajdhani Express


Gujarat: Rajdhani Express hits cement pole kept on tracks, escapes ‘derailment’ bid

January 15, 2022 5:30 pm

🔴 The officials also claimed that the mischief was carried out in just 23 minutes as a goods train had passed safely before the Rajdhani Express.

Rajdhani Express stranded, goods train services disrupted in Jharkhand due to Tana Bhagat stir

September 03, 2020 10:39 pm

Dressed in white 'dhoti' and 'gamcha', over 250 Tana Bhagats, who belong to a tribal community in Jharkhand's Gumla district and are followers of Mahatma Gandhi, squatted on the rail tracks, demanding land rights and amendment of the Chotanagpur Tenancy Act.

Fire in Bhubaneswar-bound Rajdhani Express, none injured

May 11, 2019 4:16 pm

The fire broke out between 12.50 pm to 1 pm and severely damaged the power car in the rear of the train, but did not spread to any other coach, an official said.

Travel time in Rajdhani trains set to reduce by at least an hour

February 21, 2019 7:58 pm

This model - the push and pull mode - has been successfully tried on a commercial run of the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani, on February 13, which resulted in its journey time being reduced by 106 minutes.

After Train 18, railways come up with 'push-pull' technology to achieve higher speeds

February 13, 2019 11:24 pm

The two engines, hard-wired to act as one, not just provide additional power to the train but also reduce the acceleration and deceleration times of the train significantly, making higher averages speed possible.

Mumbai: Piyush Goyal flags off Rajdhani, says staggered office timings need people’s support

January 20, 2019 7:40 am

Piyush Goyal said in the last five years, more than Rs 75,000 crore has been invested in rail projects in Mumbai, the highest such investment in the last 50 years.

Six more berths to be reserved for women in AC 3-tier

December 04, 2018 6:18 pm

Railways currently also offers a reservation quota of six sleeper class berths in every mail/express train for female passengers, irrespective of their age, travelling alone or in a group.

Now, pay more for tea and coffee in trains

September 20, 2018 3:01 pm

A 150 ml cup of tea with tea bag which was initially priced at Rs 7 has been raised to Rs 10, whereas a 150 ml coffee using instant powder has also witnessed a similar hike. However, readymade standard tea will be continued to be sold at Rs 5 per cup.

From boneless chicken to hand sanitisers, here are the several changes IRCTC is introducing from July 15

July 02, 2018 11:07 am

IRCTC has also decided to give passengers travelling in the selected Rajdhani and Duronto trains additional chocolate bar in breakfast and dry vegetable along with lunch and dinner from July 15.

Rajdhani Express engine develops snag

March 30, 2018 2:08 pm

The incident occurred at around 9 AM near Asfabad railway crossing in Rasoolpur area, nearly three km from here, official said. The train resumed its onward journey after the fault was attended to, he added.


India's first Rajdhani Express turns 50, passengers get special treatment

March 05, 2019 7:49 am

The country's first Rajdhani Express, which revolutionised Indian Railways by way of speed and luxury in the 1960s, turned 50 Sunday

New Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derails in Bihar

June 25, 2014 11:04 am

At least four people were killed while eight others were injured as the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed.