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 2021-09-16 05:59 

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Indian Railways announces 3 additional fully reserved special trains; Check timings, halts & other details...

Other than these three fully reserved special trains, Indian Railways is also restoring the Superfast Intercity train service between the cities of Vadodara and Jamnagar with revised frequency....

 2021-09-15 11:22 

The Financial Express

Swanky makeover for Surat, Udhna & Udaipur stations! 14 firms participate in Indian Railways' pre-bid meeting...

The redevelopment's objective is to transform these railway stations into 'Railopolis', equipped with state-of-the-art amenities at par with those of an international airport....

 2021-09-14 11:34 

The Financial Express

Hungry for Cargo: Indian Railways' western zone performs well in freight traffic; earns Rs 4633 crore revenue...

From 1 April to 12 September 2021, the Western Railway zone has run as many as 82 Kisan Rail trains from various divisions, carrying a load of more than 21000 tonnes....

 2021-09-14 06:58 

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Ashwini Vaishnaw reviews Indian Railways USBRL; lays foundation stone for enhanced infra at SMVD Katra station...

The Indian Railways' project which is to connect Jammu to Srinagar Valley through an all-weather rail line is being constructed at a cost of Rs 27,949 crore....

 2021-09-13 08:15 

The Financial Express

No more flooding of tracks! Indian Railways' micro-tunnelling work completed at Masjid railway station...

In February 2021, a meeting was conducted in coordination with Divisional Railway Manager and Municipal Commissioner where it was decided to go ahead with the project to prevent tracks' flooding during monsoon....

 2021-09-13 05:44 

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Buy or lease a train! Indian Railways' boost to tourism; Private players can now lease, buy train coaches...

To formulate the policy along with terms and conditions, the Railway Ministry has constituted an Executive Director level committee....

 2021-09-10 11:58 

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Indian Railways' Jabalpur station redeveloped! Watch video on its improved aesthetics & modern materials usage...

Over the past few months, several railway stations across the country were given a new makeover....

 2021-09-09 10:18 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways' DFC & Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Corridor projects on fast-track for timely completion...

The minister reviewed the progress of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor and Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Corridor Project, for the portion falling in the state of Maharashtra....

 2021-09-09 08:30 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways shuts IROAF that invited bids for hydrogen fuel trains! No effect on existing projects; details...

The IROAF is a separate enterprise working towards green fuels for transport and recently the organization had invited bids for hydrogen fuel cell based technology for trains....

 2021-09-08 09:12 

The Financial Express

IRCTC Ganesh Chaturthi Trains: Indian Railways to run 261 fully reserved Ganpati Specials with special fare...

The Central Railway zone will run 201 Ganapati Specials, the Western Railway zone will run 42 Ganapati Specials, and Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) will run 18 Ganapati Special Trains....

 2021-09-07 11:52 

The Financial Express

First time in Indian Railways! Habibganj station gets 5-star GEM rating for eco-friendly & sustainable design...

ASSOCHAM, through this initiative, awards the Sustainability Certification Rating to Housing, Residential, Commercial, Urban Development, Schools, Colleges, Universities, Factory buildings, Offices, Hotels and related developments....

 2021-09-07 10:23 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways' Golden Rock Railway Workshop bags 22nd National Award for excellence in energy efficiency...

GOC Workshop is the only workshop of the Indian Railways network to have received the award from CII this year for adopting and implementing various energy conservation measures....

 2021-09-07 07:43 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways runs Swachhta Rath for cleaner environment; removes 1.7 lakh cubic metres muck from Mumbai tracks...

During the financial year 2020-21, Indian Railways cleared 1.7 lakh cubic metres of muck/garbage from the tracks in the suburban section....

 2021-09-07 05:53 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways new terminal at Baiyappanahalli, Bengaluru to open after sorting of connectivity issues...

An elevated rotary flyover to the terminal will be developed by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) at a cost of Rs 260 crore....

 2021-09-07 03:54 

The Financial Express

Prayagraj-Jaipur Special: Enjoy luxurious travel at affordable price on Indian Railways 3-AC Economy coaches...

These new 3 Tier AC economy class coaches have 83 seats in total instead of 72 seats....

 2021-09-06 10:42 

The Financial Express

For the first time, Indian Railways starts new disinfection technique in trains using UVC Robots; details...

For the first time in the Indian Railways network, this technology is being used in Train Number 02004 Lucknow Shatabdi Special at DLT depot since the month of July 2021....

 2021-09-06 08:12 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways' state-of-the-art Visvesvaraya terminal in Bengaluru to be benchmark for future stations...

The Union Minister appreciated the team of engineers who conceived and executed this state-of-the-art project....

 2021-09-06 03:20 

The Financial Express

1st 'textile parcel' special train flagged off from Surat in Gujarat to Bihar...

Minister of State for Railways and Textiles Darshana Jardosh flagged off the train on Saturday from the Udhna New Goods Shed in Surat for Danapur near Patna and Ram Dayalu Nagar near Muzaffarpur in Bihar, the Western Railway (WR) said in a release....

 2021-09-05 07:01 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways launches 17-day 'Ramayana Yatra', journey to cover prominent locations linked to Lord Ram...

The tour will be flagged off from Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi on November 7 and cover all prominent places linked to Lord Ram, the Ministry of Railways said....

 2021-09-03 11:05 

The Financial Express

China is our most important partner, says Taliban...

Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the group supports China's One Belt, One Road initiative that seeks to link China with Africa, Asia and Europe through an enormous network of ports, railways, roads and industrial parks....

 2021-09-03 10:23 

The Financial Express

Rail Arcade at Bengaluru, Chandigarh! Indian Railways to offer retail, leisure facilities; Bids invited...

The move is a part of the corporation's overall mandate to undertake the Facility Management of five railway stations across the country- Pune, KSR Bengaluru, Anand Vihar, Secunderabad and Chandigarh....

 2021-09-03 08:07 

The Financial Express

For first time, BDU of Indian Railways' Mumbai Division transported textile from Chalthan to Shalimar; details...

The Mumbai Division, in the current fiscal, has transported 225 on demand VPs generating an amount of Rs 2.40 crore revenue till the end of August 2021....

 2021-09-03 06:23 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways to resume Bilimora-Waghai narrow gauge train in Gujarat with AC Tourist coach...

The resumption of train services is said to be of great convenience to locals, those travelling for employment and business from this area as well as for the benefit of tourists and passengers....

 2021-09-02 11:34 

The Financial Express

DoT makes use of imported components in 25 telecom products eligible for public procurement...

The notification enables companies making telecom products to import components in public procurement projects of Bharatnet, BSNL, Railways etc in compliance with Public Procurement (preference to Make in India) order, 2017....

 2021-09-02 11:24 

The Financial Express

Despite Covid-19 challenges, Indian Railways records highest freight loading & earning in August 2021; details...

Indian Railways has continued to maintain the high momentum in freight figures in terms of both, loading and earning during the month of August....

 2021-09-02 09:49 

The Financial Express

Healthy & hygienic food by Indian Railways! FSSAI awards Chandigarh station with Eat Right Station certificate...

The railway station certification is part of the 'Eat Right India' movement- an effort by FSSAI to transform India's food system to ensure healthy, safe and sustainable food for all....

 2021-09-02 09:20 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways net-zero target by 2030 could cut 15 MT of CO2 emissions, save Rs 17,000 crore, says report...

The environment report called "Riding Sunbeams in India", is prepared by Delhi-based Climate Trends, United Kingdom-based Possible and Riding Sunbeams....

 2021-09-02 09:06 

The Financial Express

World-class travel experience between Patna-Delhi! Indian Railways starts to run Rajdhani with upgraded Tejas rake...

The aim of smart coaches is to offer world-class facilities to travelling passengers with the help of intelligent sensor-based systems....

 2021-09-01 11:09 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways' first high-speed NMG rake comprising 25 coaches to roll out from Bhopal; details here...

This is the first ever rake of Newly Modified Goods, converted from Integral Coach Factory (ICF) design non-AC coaches into Automobile Carrier Coaches having various special features....

 2021-09-01 08:26 

The Financial Express

To improve train operations & boost tourism, Indian Railways completes double line work on Roha-Veer section...

The total length of this double line is 46.8 kilometres and the total cost of this doubling project is Rs 530 crore....

 2021-09-01 08:10 

The Financial Express

Automatic Coach Washing Plants: How Indian Railways is cleaning trains using less water, time and manpower...

Due to these plants' automation and efficiency, it is expected that the move will lead to savings of an estimated amount of Rs 50 lakhs per year in external washing cost for the coaching depots....

 2021-08-31 11:42 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways to run 10 additional pairs of Special Trains; Full list with timings, halts & other details...

Apart from running these special train services, the zone is also restoring three special trains as well as extending the trips of three special trains....

 2021-08-30 11:26 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways floats tender for 58 Vande Bharat trains; See features of Shatabdi-type semi-high speed trains...

On September 21, a pre-bid meeting will be conducted with the cut-off date for the pre-bid queries' submission being September 14....

 2021-08-30 10:08 

The Financial Express

Northeast connectivity gets a boost! Indian Railways reintroduces passenger train between Jiribam and Silchar...

The passenger train number 05659/05660 which was re-introduced yesterday between Jiribam of Manipur and Silchar of Assam, will fulfill a long standing requirement of the people of Manipur....

 2021-08-28 14:12 

The Financial Express

Good news for Indian Railways passengers! Pay less fare for new AC 3-tier economy class coaches; Details...

The base fare for up to 300 km will be Rs 440 which is the lowest according to the distance, while the highest base fare is Rs 3,065 for 4,951 to 5,000 km, they said....

 2021-08-26 10:28 

The Financial Express

UNESCO World Heritage: Indian Railways resumes Toy Train between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling; check timings...

Train Number 52541/52540 New Jalpaiguri - Darjeeling - New Jalpaiguri consist of three coaches including, one FCZ, one VS and one Parcel Van....

 2021-08-26 06:46 

The Financial Express

Enjoy another Indian Railways Vistadome ride! New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar Tourist Special to run from this date; Check timings...

Train Number 05777/05778 New Jalpaiguri Alipurduar Junction Vista Dome Special consists of seven coaches including two Power cum Luggage Van, two AC Chair Car coaches, two Chair Car coaches and one Vista Dome coach....

 2021-08-25 07:45 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways to train 2,500 youths under Rail Skill Development Scheme; details here...

The training of youths will be imparted in electrician, welding and fitter trades at Electric Loco Sheds in Angul and Visakhapatnam, Diesel Loco Shed in Visakhapatnam, as well as Carriage Repair Workshop in Mancheswar....

 2021-08-24 11:22 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways to extend periodicity of several Festival Special Trains; check full list here...

Railway passengers can contact RailMadad Helpline Number 139 or visit the web portal of Indian Railways or NTES app for any kind of information....

 2021-08-24 06:11 

The Financial Express

400 stations, 90 passenger trains, Konkan rail to be monetised! Indian Railways assets to fetch Rs 1.52 lakh crore...

Indian Railways assets would contribute 26% of the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP), worth Rs 6 lakh crore, unveiled by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday....

 2021-08-24 02:41 

The Financial Express

Railways plans to monetise assets worth Rs 1.52 cr...

The asset monetisation plan aims at tapping into private sector investment for new infrastructure creation and estimates a monetisation potential of Rs 6 lakh crore through core assets of the Central government over a four-year period from FY22 to FY25....

 2021-08-23 16:56 

The Financial Express

Govt eyes over Rs 45,000 crore from monetisation of power transmission assets by FY25...

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a Rs 6 lakh crore National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP) that will look to unlock value in infrastructure assets across sectors ranging from power to road and railways....

 2021-08-19 11:21 

The Financial Express

Seamless movement! Indian Railways commissions Double Line with Electrification between Vijayawada-Uppaluru...

The railway project was sanctioned in the year 2011-12 for 221 Kilometres of distance at an estimated amount of Rs 3,000 crore....

 2021-08-19 09:18 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways promotes local handcrafted products; sets up Khadi Exhibition cum Sale stalls at 75 stations...

These Khadi exhibition cum sale stalls were inaugurated on Saturday (14 August 2021) at 75 major railway stations across India....

 2021-08-19 06:12 

The Financial Express

Indian Railways re-evaluating bidding process worth Rs 30,000 crore for private passenger trains; here's why...

Last year in July, the Railway Ministry rolled out bids for the participation of the private sector in operations of passenger trains in twelve clusters....

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