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Philadelphia case: Train riders held up phones as woman was raped, police say

October 19, 2021 12:37 pm

More than two dozen train stops passed as the man harassed, groped and eventually raped the woman, said a police chief.

Pune railway division introduces GPS-based patrolman tracking devices

August 27, 2021 2:02 pm

A railway spokesperson said during monitoring, it used to be difficult to know whether patrolmen had started patrolling at the right time, whether they had completed their beats in the stipulated time or not.

15 of 27 trains operating from Chandigarh yet to resume services

February 10, 2021 9:32 am

Sources said occupancy in resumed trains is between 65 per cent to 95 per cent.

Pongal rush: TN government to operate 16,221 buses to facilitate transportation

January 11, 2021 5:28 pm

The state will run 310 special link busses for 24 hours from January 11-14 for easy access for commuters to reach Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. MGR Bus Terminus in Koyembedu (CMBT), Tambaram Sanatorium (MEPZ), Poonamalle, Madhavaram and KK Nagar Bus stand.

Rail giants team up to revive Europe's long-dormant sleeper trains

December 09, 2020 4:25 pm

German, Austrian, French and Swiss rail operators are partnering up to provide a network of cross-border sleeper trains linking 13 major European cities. It's something of a revival for a dying service.

Dense fog not the only culprit, maintenance work delaying trains

January 07, 2018 1:14 pm

Officials say that given that safety is the top priority for railways in the coming year, passengers have to bear the brunt on account of repair and maintenance work

Three cheers, some fears as 12-coach train comes to Harbour Line

April 30, 2016 3:01 am

With platforms extended to suit the longer rakes, the nine-coach trains were stopping a little ahead than usual on Friday.

Foggy weather disrupts train operations; 45 cancelled, 16 running late

January 09, 2016 4:15 pm

Owing to fog, 16 trains were running late by several hours including Poorva Express for seven hours, Gomti by five hours, Garib Rath by four hours and Vikramshila Express was behind the schedule for three hours.

Now, travel to India's heritage sites in style with IRCTC's new venture

January 14, 2016 12:03 pm

The semi-luxury heritage circuit tourist train aims to bridge the gap between India's Maharaja packages and normal trains.

Death on tracks: Bombay HC asks railways, state govt to list measures taken

December 03, 2015 1:25 am

Asks advocate general to take cognisance, be apprised of court’s previous orders


New Katra station with world-class facilities

July 19, 2014 11:47 am

The new Katra railway station in Jammu and Kashmir is finally complete with world-class facilities.


Suresh Prabhu gives final touch to Rail Budget 2016

February 24, 2016 11:25 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday gave finishing touches to the Railway Budget, which will be presented on Thursday in the Parliament. Last year, Suresh Prabhu did not introduce any new trains, but augmented the services of several trains. This year women passengers demanded installation of more closed circuit television cameras and deployment of railway protection force in trains for security purpose.