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मैसूर Mysore (MYS): The Mysore Division of South Western Railway (SCR) has agreed to examine operating container train service between Mysore and Mangalore to offset the burden of the closure of Shiradi Ghat stretch of the National Highway for six months from December 1, 2014, said Chairman of New Mangalore […]

SWR to study container train service between NMPT-Mangalore and Mysore

Crammed in with much of the Emergency Quota (EQ) under-utilised most of the year in various Railway Zones and Divisions, ordinary citizens are put to hardship during peak travel times! नयी दिल्‍ली New Delhi: With the scramble to get train tickets a usual phenomenon, a poll by an online citizens’ […]

Online poll calls for rationalising train berth allotments in VIP ...

नयी दिल्‍ली New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was Thursday adjourned for 15 minutes Thursday following a ruckus over 100 percent FDI in Railways as well as the CSAT row. As the house met for question hour, MPs from parties like Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Samajwadi Party (SP), Left and the […]

Rajya Sabha adjourned; protest over 100% FDI in Railways

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Indian Railways has proposed to introduce Wi-Fi facility at A1 and A category stations and in 50 rakes of important trains, like Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duranto, reports the Press Information Bureau. Indian Railways had already introduced Wi-Fi facility in 3 rakes of Howrah-New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express […]

Railways to spend INR 55 Crore to provide WiFi in ...

Mumbai: The rupee recovered by 16 paise to trade at 61.33 against the dollar in early trade today at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market, tracking positive sentiments after the government approved FDI liberalisation in railway sector. Forex dealers said besides selling of dollars by exporters, strength in other currencies against […]

Rupee rises 16 paise against the Dollar in early trade ...

मेंढीपतार Mendipathar: A team of officials from the North Eastern Frontier Railways headed by the Kolkata-based Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) conducted the statutory inspection of the Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway line. “The safety inspection went well. There were no glitches as far as I know and it was successful,” North Garo […]

CRS conducts inspection of Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway line

इस्लामाबाद Islamabad: Pakistan Railways will run Azadi Train on August 11 in connection with Independence Day celeberations and to create awareness among the masses especially younger generations about the efforts, sacrifices and even atrocities rendered by them for creation of Pakistan by vivisecting India. The train will start its a […]

Pak Railway to run Azadi Exp on Aug 11 to ...

मुंबई Mumbai: Western Railway is working with the developer of a smartphone app to integrate into it a feature that women commuters travelling alone could use to call for security. The app, m-Indicator, is popular among rail and BEST commuters and has a user base of 60 lakh in Mumbai. […]

Women on WR Suburban trains can use App to call ...

IRCTC’s value gets a boost because of its monopolistic position in front-ending Indian Railways’ online ticket booking site, as well as the substantial revenues from its offline catering business नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  Flipkart, India’s largest online retailer, is valued at an astonishing $7 billion (over ₹42,500 crore) on the […]

IRCTC could be Railways’ Flipkart

चेन्नई Chennai (MAS): Southern Railway will soon submit details of land needed to develop a passenger terminal at Royapuram, Tondiarpet or Ponneri to Chennai Corporation. The decision was taken after railway officials met Chennai Mayor Saidai Duraisamy. Residents of Royapuram have been campaigning for a few years to put pressure […]

Southern Railway to submit Land requirement for development of Royapuram ...

मुंबई Mumbai: In another move to fast-track infra development in Ulwe node, City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) and Central Railway (CR) are trying to speed up work for the eight-km link. The track will run from Seawoods Darave station to Kharkopar and will include five stations. When completed, this […]

Railways’ and CIDCO jointly to fast-track Seawoods-Uran Railway link

सहरसा Saharsa (SHC): Indian Railways is making concerted efforts to fight erosion at the Fango Halt on the Saharsa-Mansi section in Samastipur division in view of the Kosi flood situation.  The section under East Central Railway runs parallel to the Kosi and has come under direct threat of the river’s […]

Soil-erosion alongside tracks in Saharsa-Mansi section a cause of concern ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has written a letter to the Railway Board a day after it was penalised with Rs.1.00 Lakh penalty after a cockroach was found in food served aboard the Kolkata Rajdhani last month. In its letter, the IRCTC stated that […]

IRCTC writes Letter to Railway Board on penalty

IRCTC and Yebhi’s partnership was based on a revenue sharing model where Yebhi held inventory for IRCTC and shared about 2-10 per cent of the revenue नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The e-commerce initiative of the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come to a halt, with private partner […]

IRCTC e-commerce hits a roadblock

नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  The railways are on the verge of opening up the Rs.2000 Crore train food market to e-caterers, a move that would spell good news for train passengers. An e-catering policy of the railways is in the making, which will legitimise activities relating to the booking or […]

E-Catering Policy of Railways in the making

विजयवाड़ा Vijayawada (BZA): The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Friday approved Metro rail projects for Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri regions. Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting, Andhra Pradesh I.T.Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy said that a Special Purpose Vehicle would be established to mobilise funds and implement the projects.

Andhra state cabinet approve Metro Rail projects for Vizag, Vijayawada

गुवाहाटी Guwahati: The All India RPF Association, Northeast Frontier Railway has called upon the government to cancel standing order no 85 of DG/RPF in the interests of the youths of the North East. The association also submitted a memorandum to Central Minister Kiren Rijiju pointing out that the standing order […]

RPF Association call to cancel RPF Order on recruitment

भोपाल Bhopal (BPL): Bhopal Railway division now has a WhatsApp account where passengers can lodge complaints or give their suggestions regarding facilities provided by the railways. The WhatsApp account number is 9752416996. Divisional Railway Manager Mr.Rajeev Choudhary started the WhatsApp account on Tuesday. According to railway officials, the WhatsApp account […]

Railways now on WhatsApp, filing complaints gets easier

The contract includes the design, supply, installation and testing of electromechanical systems on phase one of the Navi Mumbai Metro मुम्बई Mumbai:  A consortium led by Ansaldo STS has secured a €78m turnkey contract to construct a new metro system in Navi Mumbai, India. TATA Projects and CSR Zhuzhou make […]

Ansaldo STS-led consortium to deploy Electromechanical Systems on Mumbai Metro ...

हाजीपुर Hajipur (HJP):  East Central Railway (ECR) GM Madhuresh Kumar on Monday held a high-level meeting with senior officials at the zonal headquarters in Hajipur in the wake of looming flood threat in Kosi region, posing danger to railway tracks. He directed the officials concerned to remain on high alert […]

Bihar Flood Threat: ECR intensifies Night Patrolling of Tracks and ...

नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  Passengers in trains can now enjoy meals prepared by ITC, MTR and Haldirams. Aiming to enhance the dining experience in trains, new railways minister DV Sadananda Gowda has engaged the three established catering firms to conduct trials on supplying “pre-cooked food”, which will be heated up […]

ITC, MTR, Haldirams foray into rail food business – soon, ...

सिलचर Silchar (SCL): Mizoram, the eastern-most state of the country has been virtually cut-off from other states in terms of railway connectivity for over a week now following a rail blockade by a couple of NGOs both in Mizoram and certain areas of Assam. Mizoram is connected to Assam via […]

Rail blockade by NGOs in Mizoram and Assam hit train ...

खातमांडु Khatmandu:  Nepal and India have agreed to revise agreements on railway service and motor vehicle movement. On Monday, Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, issuing a joint press release, directed concerned officials to revise and sign the agreements. The revision in railway service agreement (RSA) […]

Railway Service Agreement between India-Nepal to be revised‚ inked soon

Kochi: Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) has appointed Ernst & Young as consultant for developing the ‘common smart card ticketing solution’ for the proposed Kochi metro. According to a KMRL release, the consultant is expected to deliver the detailed feasibility report within six months. Its responsibility includes preparation of policy […]

Kochi Metro Rail appoints Ernst &Young as Consultant

फ़रीदाबाद Faridabad (FDB): GatewayRail Freight, the rail logistics arm of Gateway Distriparks Private, yesterday commissioned the new ICD terminal in Faridabad. After receiving all the regulatory approvals, GatewayRail has operated the first freight train service to the newly commissioned rail terminal, the company said in a release. “This is the […]

GatewayRail commissions new ICD Terminal in Faridabad

नई दिल्ली New Delhi:  The railway ministry has once again disbanded all railway users’ consultative committees constituted at the suburban, divisional, zonal and national level. A circular issued by the railway board to all the general managers of 17 zones, including Metro rail, Kolkata and deputy general manager, Konkan Rail, […]

Railway Board disbands all ZRUCCs and DRUCCs

अम्बाला कॅंट ज्ञ Ambala Cant Jn (UMB):  The engine of a goods train derailed near Ambala Cantt railway station today, affecting movement of trains on Delhi-Amritsar section. The rail traffic was fully restored by 3 p m, said a railway official. Several trains including Swarn Shatabdi, Shan-e-Punjab and Dadar Express […]

Goods Train’s engine derails near Ambala, Rail traffic hit

Railway officials have finally made a breakthrough in preventing people from misusing mobile ticketing by forwarding used tickets. Earlier, officials could not find a system to bring about a halt in the practice. But now, the very format of the ticket changes when forwarded, making it easy for ticket collectors […]

Railway officials catch up with mobile ticketing fraud

सक्लेश्पुर Sakleshpur (SKLR): The rail link between Mysore and Mangalore was cut off due to a landslide between Yedakumari and Shrivagilu stations on the Sakleshpur-Subrahmanya Road section. The Yeshwantpur-Kannur-Karwar Express was stopped at Sakleshpur and passengers were sent to their destinations on special KSRTC buses. The Kannur-Karwar-Yeshwantpur trains were cancelled […]

Landslide hits rail traffic between Mysore and Mangalore

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The IRCTC has been fined Rs 1 lakh after a cockroach was found in food served in Kolkata Rajdhani, as Railways crack the whip slapping heavy fines totalling Rs 11.50 lakh on nine caterers including its subsidiary for serving “bad quality” food in trains. “We had […]

Railways slap Rs.1.00 Lakh fine on IRCTC for cockroach in ...