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  • Good news: Indian Railways brings big gifts to crores of train travellers
    TravelGood news: Indian Railways brings big gifts to crores of train travellers

    Indian Railways keep on bringing new changes to offer best of travelling experience to its crores of passengers. Likewise, two big changes have come into effect from April 1, 2019, giving smile on the face of travellers. Scroll down the page to know what the railway department has brought forward in this new financial year.

    6 months ago
  • India gets its longest Bogibeel railroad bridge: Things you should know
    India NewsIndia gets its longest Bogibeel railroad bridge: Things you should know

    India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off India's longest railroad bridge Bogibeel in Assam on December 25. He will flag off the Tinsukia-Naharlagun Intercity Express, which will pass through the bridge five-days a week, allowing people to commute between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh faster. The 4.9 km-long bridge on Bramhaputra river boasts of being Asia's second longest rail-cum-road bridge and has been completed 16 years after first announcement by then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

    9 months ago
  • IRCTC brings Navratri special thali on trains: Enjoy fasting during travel
    TravelIRCTC brings Navratri special thali on trains: Enjoy fasting during travel

    Navratri 2018 has started and devotees across India are observing fast with full devotion. Concerning the people, IRCTC for the first time, is offering ‘vrat ka khana’ (food during fasting) as a part of its e-catering menu. Yes, now passengers will get Navratri-special thali on trains and continue their fasting during travel without any hassle.

    11 months ago
  • Protesting commuters block Eastern Railway's Sealdah main line
    SourcesProtesting commuters block Eastern Railway's Sealdah main line

    Train services were disrupted on the Sealdah main line section on Saturday as a group of people obstructed train movement at Sodepur station for almost three hours protesting against the trains running late, an Eastern Railways spokesperson said.

    1 year ago
  • Goods train derails in Assam, train services affected
    SourcesGoods train derails in Assam, train services affected

    At least 20 wagons of a goods train derailed on Saturday between Digaru and Panbari stations in Assam, affecting the movement of 30 other trains, an official said here.

    1 year ago
  • After stations, top trains to be ranked on cleanliness
    SourcesAfter stations, top trains to be ranked on cleanliness

    After ranking 407 major stations on cleanliness, Indian Railways has undertaken an elaborate, independent audit-cum-survey exercise of 200 important trains, including the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto.

    1 year ago
  • No rolling back of flexi-fare scheme in premium trains: Official
    SourcesNo rolling back of flexi-fare scheme in premium trains: Official

    The railways has ruled out the idea of rolling back the flexi-fare scheme on reserved tickets of its premium trains, officials said on Tuesday.

    1 year ago
  • Karnataka to shift flood-hit people to safer places
    SourcesKarnataka to shift flood-hit people to safer places

    With heavy rains upto 25 cm lashing coastal and south interior districts of Karnataka, the state is working to shift people stranded in flood-hit regions, an official statement said on Thursday.

    1 year ago
  • Railways' new time-table: 1 Antyodaya, 2 each of Tejas, Uday Express in next 12 months
    SourcesRailways' new time-table: 1 Antyodaya, 2 each of Tejas, Uday Express in next 12 months

    The Indian Railways on Tuesday in its new time-table announced that it is all set to introduce more of its niche trains such as Antyodaya Express, Uday Express and Tejas Express in the next 12 months.

    1 year ago
  • New time table for 300 trains from August 15
    SourcesNew time table for 300 trains from August 15

    In view of the ongoing maintenance/repair of rail infrastructure, the Railways on Monday announced a change in timings of more than 300 trains in its northern zone with effect from August 15. A Northern Railway statement said that the departure timings of 57 trains have been advanced while that of 58 others have been delayed. The departure timings of 28 trains have been advanced by five minutes, while those of eight trains have been advanced by 10 minutes.

    1 year ago