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Sushant Singh Rajput visits old Delhi railway station
Mumbai, Mar 30 : Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who was recently in Delhi, made a visit to the old Delhi railway station.
Gatiman Express to start plying soon
Agra, March 29 : The much-awaited 160km-an-hour Gatiman Express would soon begin its run on the Delhi-Agra stretch, Railway Board Chairman A.K. Mittal said on Sunday.
Senior railway official sweeps Bengaluru station platform
Bengaluru, March 27 : Setting an example by action, Divisional Railway Manager Sanjiv Agarwal on Friday picked up the broom to clean the surroundings in and around the Yeshvantpur station here.
Railways' freight business to grow between 9 to 15 percent: Report
New Delhi, March 27 : The government on Friday said the Indian Railways' freight business is expected to rise between 9 to 15 percent during the next four years from the average growth of around four percent recorded during the last four years.
Prabhu opens Lumding-Silchar rail line in Assam
New Delhi, March 27 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday inaugurated the landmark Lumding-Silchar broad gauge rail line by flagging off a goods train from here over video-conference, bringing Assam's underdeveloped Barak Valley on the broad guage map.
Metro Rail employee awarded 'Outstanding Woman Employee'
Kolkata, Mar 27 : Riya Hatui, staff of Electrical Department of Metro Railway, Kolkata has been awarded as "Outstanding Woman Employee" of Metro Railway for the year 2015 by Railway Women's Welfare Central Organisation (RWWCO), New Delhi.
Adra hosts International rating chess tournament
Adra, Mar 27 : 'Adra Fide Open International Rating Chess Tournament' organized by South Eastern Railway Sports Association (SERSA) was inaugurated at Officers' Club in Adra on Thursday on Friday.
SE Railway to run 65 pairs of summer specials
Kolkata, Mar 27 : South Eastern Railway on Friday said it has decided to run 65 pairs of Summer Specials towards different directions on nominated days during the period from Apr 1 to June 29 to clear extra rush of passengers during the summer.
South Eastern Railway to run 65 pairs of summer specials
Kolkata, March 27 : In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer, the South Eastern Railway has decided to run 65 pairs of specials in different directions between April 1 and June 29.
Railways to approach World Bank for financial assistance: Minister
New Delhi, March 27 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said that the World Bank would be approached for financial assistance to modernise the Indian railways.
Sushant Singh Rajput to visit Old Delhi Railway Station
New Delhi, March 26 : A lover of history, actor Sushant Singh Rajput will on Friday make his trip to the capital more fruitful by visiting the Old Delhi Railyway Station to promote his forthcoming movie "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!".
Road Ministry signs MoU with Railway Vikas Nigam Limited for port ...
New Delhi, Mar. 26 : Union Minister for Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said his ministry has signed an MOU with Railway Vikas Nigam Limited for new port connectivity.
Stop demolition drive around Delhi railway tracks: Sisodia
New Delhi, March 26 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday and urged him to halt the demolition of hutments around railway tracks in Delhi.
Railways to increase train reservation period
New Delhi, Mar. 26 : The Indian Railways has decided to increase the Advance Reservation Period for booking of tickets in trains from the existing 60 days to 120 days.
Railway reservation 120 days in advance
New Delhi, Mar 25: The Ministry of Railways has decided to increase the Advance Reservation Period (ARP) for booking accommodation in trains from 60 days to 120 days (excluding the date of journey).
Railways constitute committee to review PPP cell
New Delhi, March 25 : Indian Railways Wednesday said it has constituted a committee to review the existing public private partnership (PPP) cell in the Railway Board.
Japanese firms intend to improve social life in ASEAN, India
Yangon, (Myanmar) / Bengaluru, Mar. 24 : Myanmar has been enjoying dramatic economic development since its democratization in 2011; therefore the construction of roads and railways, as well as logistics and infrastructures, is urgently required.
Railways launches perishable cargo centre at Delhi
New Delhi, March 24 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Tuesday inaugurated the perishable cargo centre of the Container Corporation of India (CONCOR).
Railways launches RuPay pre-paid debit card
New Delhi, March 24 : Indian Railways in collaboration with the Union Bank of India and the National Payment Corporation of India Tuesday launched RuPay pre-paid debit card.
Railways: Platform ticket to cost Rs 10 from April 1
New Delhi, Mar. 24 : The Indian Railways has decided to increase the rates of platform tickets at all stations to Rs 10, starting April 1.
Three executed in China for terror attack
Beijing, March 24 : Three men were executed on Tuesday for leading a terror attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in China last year.
On martyrs' day, Prabhu promises train links to Bhagat Singh's village
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab), March 23 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday announced new rail links to Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of martyr Bhagat Singh in Punjab.
Railways restrict e-ticketing service
New Delhi, March 23 : To discourage online multiple ticket purchase by touts, the Indian Railways decided on Monday to restrict its e-ticketing service for booking only one ticket per user login session.
Railway platform tickets to cost Rs.10 from April 1
New Delhi, March 23 : Come April 1, platform tickets in railway stations will cost twice as much -- Rs.10 from Rs.5 now, an official statement said on Monday.
NIA arrests one more suspect in Burdwan blast case
Kolkata, Mar. 23 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on arrested a person from a railway station in Kolkata, suspected of carrying out militant activities and playing a role in the Burdwan blast case.
Agra: Langurs deployed to end monkey menace at railway stations
Agra (Uttar Pradesh) Mar. 22 : Railway authorities in Agra have hired langurs at different railway stations to ward off monkeys that are creating nuisance on platforms, electric lines and transmission systems.
UP rail accident toll rises to 38, Sonia meets victims
Lucknow, March 21 : The toll in the train derailment in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district rose to 38 on Saturday. Congress president Sonia Gandhi met the injured during the day and urged Indian Railways to expedite the probe into the accident.
UP train accident kills over 30
Rae Bareli, Mar 20 : India witnessed a major railway mishap in Uttar Pradesh where the engine and two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janta Express derailed in Rae Bareli district, killing more than 30 people and leaving over 50 injured on Friday.
Cabinet approves Appropriation Acts (Repeal) Bill 2015
New Delhi, Mar 20 : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gave its approval to introduce the Appropriation Acts (Repeal) Bill, 2015 in Parliament so as to repeal 758 Appropriation Acts which include Appropriation (Railways) Acts and 111 State Appropriation Acts ...
Rs.2 lakh to kin of train accident dead: Prabhu
New Delhi, March 20 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said Rs.2 lakh compensation will be given to the next of kin of the 27 killed in the train derailment in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district