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 2022-05-24 03:12 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Post Covid: No bedrolls in 500-plus trains...

Even with Covid curbs lifted and most passenger train services resumed, the Railways is yet to bring back its linen service in over 594 express trains....

 2022-05-23 19:16 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Senior citizens distraught over Railways' decision to permanently remove train fare concession...

Senior citizens have enjoyed this privilege for decades with men (60 years and above) given a 40% discount on the train ticket and women (58 years and above) given 50% on it....

 2022-05-19 23:34 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Railways approve Rs 8.34 crore for IIT-Madras' hyperloop centre...

During his visit to 5G testbed, Vaishnaw tested a 5G call. The minister said the end to end network is designed and developed in India and tweeted about the same....

 2022-05-19 23:31 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Senior citizens train fare concession won't be back: Ashwini Vaishnaw...

The concession for senior citizens cannot be resumed as the Railways is already operating at a subsidised rate....

 2022-05-19 15:36 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Railways to collaborate with IIT Madras for development of 'indigenous' Hyperloop system...

Hyperloop works on a technology that would use magnetic levitation in low-pressure tubes to transport people and goods at airplane-like speeds....

 2022-05-18 16:16 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Linen shortage on trains: Some material damaged during Covid years, some used for masks...

Railways has placed orders for over 15 lakh bedroll items including bedsheets, towels, blankets and pillow covers to make up for the losses and restore the linen services fully....

 2022-05-17 15:43 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Directorate formed within Railway Board to prioritise its projects under PM Gati Shakti scheme...

The national master plan for multi-modal connectivity aims to bring 16 ministries, including the Railways and Roadways, together for integrated planning and coordinated implementation of projects....

 2022-05-17 05:50 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Railways operates 237-wagon single freight train 'SheshNaag' to mitigate coal crisis in the country...

Korba happens to be India's biggest coal and power-producing district and alone produces 16.56 percent of the country's coal....

 2022-05-16 16:54 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Railways earns additional Rs 1500 crore from senior citizens by suspending ticket concession: RTI...

The total revenue from senior citizen travellers during the period is Rs 3,464 crore, which includes an additional Rs 1,500 crore earned due to the suspension of the concession....

 2022-05-16 03:28 

New Indian Express

[ Telangana ]

Third line works on crucial railways routes in Telangana right on track...

This route has been witnessing continuous growth of both passenger and freight traffic, leading to oversaturation....

 2022-05-15 02:53 

New Indian Express

[ Odisha ]

Clay cups made by women SHG in Cuttack to reach several railway stations...

The first batch of kulhads produced by the Om Sai Mahila Producer Group in the district was dispatched to the Indian Railways on Friday....

 2022-05-10 00:55 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Railway Board nod for 27 new ROBs in Kerala...

The construction cost will be borne equally by the state government and the Railways....

 2022-05-10 00:43 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Thrissur Pooram: Railways allocates more ticket counters, train stoppages, amenities for passengers...

At Thrissur station, five unreserved ticket(UTS) counters will function at the main entrance and one UTS counter will function at the second entrance....

 2022-05-06 13:32 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Ukraine fallout: Railways to manufacture Vande Bharat wheels in Bengaluru to offset supply crisis...

The first batch of 128 wheels, out of a cumulative order for 36,000 at a cost of USD 16 million, have been transported from Ukraine to its neighbouring Romania by road and are currently stuck there....

 2022-05-06 04:39 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Over 50,000 'Karma Yogis' to assist railway passengers in stations...

"The Indian Railways is working on a plan to prepare a pool of 1 lakh of well-trained Karma Yogis to assist passengers with due hospitality and humility", Railways ADG said....

 2022-05-05 16:09 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Indian Railways to run 65 special trains to facilitate movement of RRB-NTPC candidates to and from exam centres...

Most of the trains will run on May 8 to help the students reach their exam centres in the morning and then ferry them home after their exams are over....

 2022-05-05 15:06 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Power crisis: Indian Railways cancels 42 passenger trains; some to be restored soon...

While 26 mail/express trains have been affected, 16 passenger specials or MEMUs have been affected due to the focus on coal movement....

 2022-05-05 04:06 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Indian Railways to build platform facilities for runaway kids...

These children have been handed over to their parents after counseling. Most of these children fled their homes over petty issues....

 2022-05-05 01:10 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Silverline: Foreign loan will burden Kerala, says ex-Railways chief engineer Alok Verma...

Referring to loans offered to some other countries, Verma said if foreign agencies want to invest in developmental projects, they should opt for equity....

 2022-05-04 22:49 

New Indian Express

[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Ensure women's safety at stations: Panel to railways...

Women's Commission writes letters to SCR GM, GRP SP seeking details of measures taken at railway stations for safety of women....

 2022-05-04 15:24 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Power crisis: Indian Railways deploys 86 per cent of its open wagons for coal transportation...

Data shows the Railways has around 3,82,562 wagons, out of which 1,31,403 are open wagons and 3,636 of whom are in need of repair as of May 2....

 2022-05-04 00:03 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Southern Railway likely to get 13 Vande Bharat rakes by August next year...

The decision came after the Railway Board (RB) last week directed the 16 zonal railways to keep the coach depots ready to maintain the Vande Bharat rakes....

 2022-05-03 05:39 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Case against woman in Maharashtra for duping job aspirants of Rs 59 lakh...

She offered to get him a job in the Railways for which he paid her a certain sum, the official from Shivaji Nagar police station said quoting the complaint....

 2022-05-03 02:23 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Southern Railways likely to announce more special trains to meet summer demand...

According to sources, more special trains will be required to meet the demand and the railway will likely be announcing them in the coming days....

 2022-05-02 14:18 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Indian Railways spent more than Rs 150 crore to repair wagons, augment coal movement: Data...

The Indian Railways has so far cancelled around 40 trains for ferrying coal rakes in the wake of a power crisis in various parts of the country....

 2022-04-30 11:45 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Hindu activists threaten mass suicide after Railways issues notice to shift temple in Agra...

The notice claimed that the temple had to be shifted considering the troubles passengers were being forced to undergo. If the temple is not removed, the railways plan to shift the platform....

 2022-04-29 11:27 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Amid power woes, over 650 train trips cancelled by railways to facilitate transport of coal...

Indian Railways on Friday stated that the movement of coal trains has been prioritised and is being monitored from the loading sites to unloading points ensuring faster delivery...

 2022-04-29 10:59 

New Indian Express

[ Kerala ]

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeks probe into Keralite woman's death in Bihar...

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, in his letter, said Lithara, hailing from Kozhikode district, was employed in the Indian Railways in Patna....

 2022-04-29 02:52 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Southern Railways criticised for spelling Coimbatore wrong in Tamil...

A senior official of Coimbatore railway station said that he will look into the issue....

 2022-04-28 03:17 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Jaish threatens to kill Mann, blow up Punjab installations...

Punjab's Special Director General of Police (Railways) Sanjeev Kalra acknowledged the two letters were received by the railway authorities....

 2022-04-27 05:39 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Major Japan railway now powered only by renewable energy...

The technology used by Tokyu's trains is among the most ecologically friendly options for railways. The other two options are batteries and hydrogen power....

 2022-04-26 19:32 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Kyiv says Russia hitting transport routes for Western arms into Ukraine...

"Russia is destroying Ukrainian transport infrastructure -- bridges and railways -- to slow down weapon supplies to the frontlines from our allies," an interior Ukraine ministry adviser said....

 2022-04-26 04:41 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Railway cancels 22 more trains serving Chhattisgarh, CM Baghel's plea go "unheeded"...

Early this month the Railways decided to suspend the operation of 10 special passenger trains affecting the commuters of Chhattisgarh following which CM Baghel expressed his strong displeasure....

 2022-04-26 02:27 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Railways to airlift wheels built by Ukrainian firm...

The railways had placed the orders for 35,000 wheels worth $16 million with the Ukrainian firm, which is one of the 20 big manufacturers of train wheels in the world....

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