Tag: Indian Railways

Railways Ministry: Indian Railways to continue running the trains as per demand

The Railways Ministry on Friday said that Indian Railways will continue to provide trains services as per demand. As per the ministry, currently, Indian Railways is running a total of 1402 specials train services on an average per day. Total 5381 Suburban train services and 830 Passenger train services are also operational. Apart from this, […]

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Indian Railways to Operate 4 Shatabdi, 1 Duronto train from April 10: Check routes, schedule and train list

New Delhi: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has confirmed that Indian Railways will start operating four Shatabdi trains and one Duronto special train from April 10 for the convenience of the passengers. Piyush Goyal in a tweet has said, dedicated in the service of passengers, 4 Shatabdi Special, and a Duronto Special Train are being started […]

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रेलवे को इस वित्त वर्ष में 24 फीसदी राजस्व का मुनाफा, मार्च महीने में माल ढुलाई सेवा के राजस्व में तीन फीसदी की बढोत्तरी

नई दिल्लीः भारतीय रेलवे की माल ढुलाई सेवा ने वित्त वर्ष 2020-21 के अंत तक पिछले वित्त वर्ष की अपेक्षा तीन फीसदी अधिक राजस्व हासिल किया है. रेलवे ने बुधवार को इसकी जानकारी दी. रेलवे के अनुसार मार्च महीने में लोडिंग में पिछले साल मार्च की अपेक्षा Source link

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Big steps taken by Indian Railways to curb illegal e-Ticketing: Here is all you need to know

New Delhi: In order to curb e-ticketing malpractices, a number of preventive and punitive measures have been taken by Indian Railways.  Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha has cited the measures taken by Indian Railways to […]

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Railway Ministry: Current hike in platform ticket prices at some stations is a ‘Temporary’ measure

The Railway Ministry has clarified on Friday that the hike in the price of platform ticket is a TEMPORARY measure and is a field activity undertaken by the railway administration in the interest of the safety of passengers and to prevent overcrowding at stations. The clarification comes after some reports in the media regarding the […]

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Tejas to replace New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express for 45 days; here’s why

The New Delhi-Varanasi Vande Bharat Express will not run for 45 days. Instead, Tejas Express will be in service as a replacement from February 15 to March 31, Northern Railways CPRO Deepak Kumar said in a statement. In a letter dated February 10, the Northern Railways said, “In reference to your letter under reference (ii), […]

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Railways beats its previous record, carries 119.79 mn tonnes freight in January

Indian Railways has carried 119.79 million tonnes of freight in January, its highest ever in a month, beating its previous record of 119.74 million tonnes in March 2019. Freight loading figures for the last few months have been crossing last year’s figures for corresponding months and the cumulative freight loading figure this year is expected […]

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Curtain Problem: Railways Installs Smart, Switchable Window in Howrah-New Delhi AC Special

New Delhi: As the railways was forced to remove curtains from the air-conditioned coaches of the trains in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the national transporter has come up with a new innovation of smart switchable windows to cut constant light from outside and external heat. Also Read – IRCTC Launches Online Bus Ticket […]

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IRCTC to resume E-Catering service from next month; check how to avail it

New Delhi: IRCTC, the catering, and tourism arm of Indian Railways is going to restart its e-catering service for the passengers traveling in the currently operating special trains.  The IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) started this E-catering service in 2014 whereby passengers could order food of their choice from reputed brands as well […]

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