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Locomotive Vistas: 5 Lesser-Known Scenic Train Journeys in India

Locomotive Vistas: 5 Lesser-Known Scenic Train Journeys in India

These routes are short and traverse across the sea, pass through wildlife sanctuaries, picturesque villages and the craggy Western Ghats

20 May 2022
Assam Floods: 2,800 Rescued After Being Stranded For Two Days Amid Massive Landslides

Assam Floods: 2,800 Rescued After Being Stranded For Two Days Amid Massive Landslides

Three persons have been killed in the mudlslide in Haflong revenue circle and 57,119 people are affected in seven districts of Assam.

16 May 2022

Reliving The Romance Of Trains With A Trainspotter

Many of us love train journeys - the fascination for the railways triumphs over any other mode of transport. But for a special group of people, it goes beyond...

Police Intensifies Inspection After Letter Threatens To Blow Up 6 Railway Stations In U'khand

Police Intensifies Inspection After Letter Threatens To Blow Up 6 Railway Stations In U'khand

The letter, which was written by a man who introduced himself as the commander of Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed, threatened to blow up...

10 May 2022

Fastest Trains, Business Coaches, Wi-Fi: Here Are All The Features Of Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail

Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail is India's first regional rapid transit system, reducing the commute to under an hour.

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09 May 2022
Magadh Express To Delhi University

Magadh Express To Delhi University

The Bihari's journey into adulthood on train journey to college


30 April 2022
Southern Railway Trains To Have Unreserved Coaches From May 1

Southern Railway Trains To Have Unreserved Coaches From May 1

A Railway release here said the trains in which unreserved coaches will be reintroduced include Mangaluru Central-Chennai Central West Coast Express, Mangaluru...


11 April 2022
SJVN Signs Pact With BHEL, REMC To Develop Renewable Projects For Indian Railways

SJVN Signs Pact With BHEL, REMC To Develop Renewable Projects For Indian Railways

This pact will be a step toward meeting SJVN's target of renewable energy as well as Indian Railways' target of becoming a net-zero carbon emission mission by...


09 April 2022
No Plan To Privatise Railways, Need To Accept Latest Tech, Says Ashwini Vaishnaw

No Plan To Privatise Railways, Need To Accept Latest Tech, Says Ashwini Vaishnaw

"There's no affinity for privatisation of railways but technology should be imbued," Ashwini Vaishnaw.


06 April 2022
MP: Rly staff provides timely aid to critically ill cancer patient onboard Rajdhani Express

MP: Rly staff provides timely aid to critically ill cancer patient onboard Rajdhani Express

Timely action by Railway employees in Madhya Pradesh saved the life of a cancer patient who needed medical oxygen while traveling on board the Rajdhani...


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24 March 2022
Give Up The Idea Of Privatisation Of Railways: Kharge To Centre

Give Up The Idea Of Privatisation Of Railways: Kharge To Centre

Speaking during a discussion on the working of the Ministry of Railways, the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha said the government should focus on the...


23 March 2022
1.49 Lakh Entry-Level Posts Lying Vacant In Indian Railways: Vaishnaw

1.49 Lakh Entry-Level Posts Lying Vacant In Indian Railways: Vaishnaw

South Central zone of the Indian Railways is at number two position with 17,022 entry-level posts lying vacant, he noted.


16 March 2022
Antimicrobial Copper Coating Given On Door Handles In 300 Coaches, Says Railway Minister

Antimicrobial Copper Coating Given On Door Handles In 300 Coaches, Says Railway Minister

Vaishnaw, however, said the use of copper on a large scale was not economically viable.


16 March 2022
Railways Has Approved Preparation Of DPRs For Dedicated Freight Corridors: Govt

Railways Has Approved Preparation Of DPRs For Dedicated Freight Corridors: Govt

The three projects are East-Coast Corridor, East-West Sub-Corridor and North-South Corridor.


15 March 2022
Engineering Marvels: A Look At Landmark Tunnels In High-Altitude Terrains Across India

Engineering Marvels: A Look At Landmark Tunnels In High-Altitude Terrains Across India

While the USBRL project by the Indian Railways is set to make another landmark in the creation of the Indian Railways, here’s a look at a few of the similar...


12 March 2022
Taking Over From IRCTC, Railways To Now Open Over 100 Food Plazas At Stations To Generate Revenue

Taking Over From IRCTC, Railways To Now Open Over 100 Food Plazas At Stations To Generate Revenue

Sources indicate that as many as 100-150 such static units are planned to be set up by the zonal railways.


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06 March 2022
Braithwaite Bets On Domestic Demand For Wagons After Russia-Ukraine Conflict Hits Export Bid

Braithwaite Bets On Domestic Demand For Wagons After Russia-Ukraine Conflict Hits Export Bid

The PSU under the Ministry of Railways was negotiating with Ukraine to secure an order of 5,400 wagons, the largest export bid for the company. 


06 March 2022
Government Working On 14 Critical Coal-Evacuation Rail Projects For Faster Transportation Of Fuel

Government Working On 14 Critical Coal-Evacuation Rail Projects For Faster Transportation Of Fuel

The projects include -- Tori-Shivpur Railway Line (on Deposit Basis), Jharsuguda-Barpali-Sardega Rail Link at Ib-Valley Coalfield of MCL in Odisha (on deposit...


04 March 2022
Plan For Railways Asset Monetisation Didn't Attract Investors, Govt Looking At It Afresh: Kant

Plan For Railways Asset Monetisation Didn't Attract Investors, Govt Looking At It Afresh: Kant

Kant said the private sector will come to invest only if there are assured returns


02 March 2022
Policy To Come In 7-8 Days To Promote Private Sector R&D In Railways: Vaishnaw

Policy To Come In 7-8 Days To Promote Private Sector R&D In Railways: Vaishnaw

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the webinar and called for practical ideas and innovative suggestions from the industry during the...


27 February 2022
HMT Machine Tools Ajmer Develops Local Machine For Railway Axle Grinding

HMT Machine Tools Ajmer Develops Local Machine For Railway Axle Grinding

Indian Railways was importing these machines from European countries as such equipment was not being manufactured in the country.


21 February 2022
IRCTC, NPCI, Bank Of Baroda Arm Launch Co-Branded Credit Card For Railway Customers

IRCTC, NPCI, Bank Of Baroda Arm Launch Co-Branded Credit Card For Railway Customers

The 'IRCTC BoB RuPay Contactless Credit Card' is specially curated to offer the maximum savings to frequent travellers on the Indian Railways.


12 February 2022
Kerala: Derailed Goods Train Cleared, Track Restoration Continues

Kerala: Derailed Goods Train Cleared, Track Restoration Continues

The Ernakulam Junction– KSR Bengaluru Intercity Express was also rescheduled, the statement added.


02 February 2022
Central Railway Announces 72-Hr Mega Block On Suburban Network During Weekend

Central Railway Announces 72-Hr Mega Block On Suburban Network During Weekend

The CR said the block on its fast corridor between Thane and Diva stations will start from February 5 at midnight and will carry on till February 7 at...


01 February 2022
Railway Ministry Allocated Rs 140367.13 Crore In Budget

Railway Ministry Allocated Rs 140367.13 Crore In Budget

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw welcomed the announcement and said that the integration of posts and railways will bring better logistics solutions for...


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