Rajdhani News

No plan to privatise railways or trains like Rajdhani, Shatabdi: Piyush Goyal

Responding to a query on the privatisation of these trains and the entire network, Goyal told the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that "no plan has been made".

Twenty passengers fall ill after eating rail food on Delhi-Bhubaneshwar Rajdhani

A railway spokesperson said doctors at Gomoh station attended to those taken ill and all of them are stable.


Rajdhani, Shatabdi trains ran late by over 20 per cent in last two months

In the last two months, while 70 per cent Rajdhani trains running in the south-east central zone were late, 64 per cent of Shatabdi trains running through the eastern zone were delayed.

Occupancy in premium trains dropped after flexible fares introduced

Due to the passenger occupancy, while the earnings for the corresponding period between 2015-16 was 91.56 per cent, it has increased to 101.44 per cent for 2016-17

Travel time cut by 2 hours, another Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani from Monday

The travel time will be two hours less than the existing Rajdhanis between the two cities. The Railways is calling it a three-month experiment, meant for the festive and holiday seasons.

Railways price hike an experiment to read the market

Point to be noted is that this round of hike affects only .65 per cent of the 23 million passengers using trains every day.


Railways introduce surge pricing: An unpleasant gift by Modi govt before festive season

The decision has been slammed by the Opposition which finds it anti-passengers.

Railways introduce flexi fare system in Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains: Key points

The base fares will increase by 10% with every 10% of berths sold subject to a prescribed ceiling limit as indicated in the table.

Wait-listed on Rajdhani? You may just get a free flight on Air India: Find out how

The wait-listed passengers of AC First Class of Rajdhani trains would not have to pay any additional amount in case they decide to take an Air India flight.

Patna Rajdhani Express escapes mishap in Kaushambi

According to a statement issued by the Chief Spokesperson for North Central Railway Zone, the incident occurred around 1.19 am when the train was passing by Kanwar station.