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Indian Railways to start cheaper, faster Rajdhani between Delhi-Mumbai

Indian Railways to start cheaper, faster Rajdhani between Delhi-Mumbai

Oct 14,2017 , 10:09 AM IST | National
The Indian Railways has decided to run a 'special Rajdhani' train between Delhi-Mumbai, without flexi fare and will take two hour less than the two existing Rajdhanis, and will start from October 16.
Railway halt at PNBS yet to be a reality

Railway halt at PNBS yet to be a reality

Sep 29,2017 , 11:20 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The long pending demand for special railway halt at Pandit Nehru Bus Station (PNBS) here has not materialised so far.The proposal for providing a halt at the bus station has been pending with the railways for the last 10 years. The passengers getting down from trains moving slowly at the bus station is a common sight and there have been incidents in the past where passengers lost their lives atte
Looking to cut down diesel prices by electrification of railways: Piyush Goyal

Looking to cut down diesel prices by electrification of railways: Piyush Goyal

Sep 21,2017 , 06:03 PM IST | National
Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the ministry is looking at ways to cut down the expenses on diesel by speeding up the electrification process,
Special trains to clear festive rush

Special trains to clear festive rush

Sep 20,2017 , 11:43 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
In order to clear extra rush of passengers, railways decided to run special trains with special fare between Sambalpur and Banaswadi (Yesvantpur) via Visakhapatnam 13 trips in each direction. Train 08301 weekly special will leave Sambalpur on Wednesdays at 09.30 hours from October 4 to December 27 which will reach Visakhapatnam at 19.00 hours and departure at 19.20 hours and will reach Yesvantpur
Railways  cuts sleeping time in trains by an hour

Railways cuts sleeping time in trains by an hour

Sep 18,2017 , 05:20 AM IST | National
Arguments between passengers allotted the lower and middle berths in reserved train coaches are common and in a bid to end this issue, the Railways has decided to reduce the official sleeping hours in its trains by an hour.
Railways conduct cleanliness drive

Railways conduct cleanliness drive

Sep 18,2017 , 12:50 AM IST | Amaravati Tab
South Central Railway Vijayawada Divisional Manager R Dhananjayulu, ADRM K Venugopal Rao, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager Shifali, Incharge PRO JVRK Rajasekhar with other officials and Railway hospital staff participated in the cleanliness drive at the hospital in Vijayawada on Sunday.
Railways permits m-Aadhaar as ID proof

Railways permits m-Aadhaar as ID proof

Sep 14,2017 , 02:43 AM IST | National
The Ministry of Railways said on Wednesday it has decided to allow m-Aadhaar, a digital version of the Aadhaar card, as proof of identity for travellers in any reserved class.
Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Prabhu shifted to Commerce and Industry

Piyush Goyal gets Railways, Prabhu shifted to Commerce and Industry

Sep 03,2017 , 03:55 PM IST | National
Piyush Goyal, who on Sunday was elevated to the rank of a Cabinet Minister in a reshuffle, was given the charge of railways while incumbent minister Suresh Prabhu was shifted to the Commerce and Industry ministry.
Need for omnibus transport ministry

Need for omnibus transport ministry

Sep 02,2017 , 04:59 AM IST | News Analysis
Suresh Prabhu will likely be moved out of Railways after a series of accidents, at least one of them deadly, compelled him to offer his resignation to the Prime Minister late last month.
Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

Landslide caused Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto derailment: Railways

Aug 29,2017 , 02:06 PM IST | National
Ten coaches of the Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed in Maharashtra's Thane district on Tuesday due to a landslide, officials said.

Centre, state on same page on sell-off of PSUs, flays Raghavulu

Aug 27,2017 , 02:29 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
CPM politburo member BV Raghavulu alleged that the state and central governments led by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have decided to sell public sector companies such as HPCL, ports, railways and defence units to corporate firms.
Trains searched at New Delhi station after hoax bomb call

Trains searched at New Delhi station after hoax bomb call

Aug 21,2017 , 05:06 PM IST | National
Police and security personnel carried out extensive searches of trains after an early morning hoax call about explosives planted in a train arriving in Delhi.
Railways In Process Of Using Modern Technology To Plug Accidents: Official

Railways In Process Of Using Modern Technology To Plug Accidents: Official

Aug 21,2017 , 07:17 AM IST | National
A key step was introduction of sophisticated Linke Hofman Busch (LHB) coaches replacing conventional ones in a phased manner to reduce the chances of derailment and bringing down the possibility of grievous injury or death in case of accidents such as the one that took place in Khatauli yesterday evening, he said.
Railways To Introduce Designer, Easy To Clean Blankets Soon

Railways To Introduce Designer, Easy To Clean Blankets Soon

Jul 30,2017 , 02:49 PM IST | Business
Plagued with complaints of dirty blankets, the Indian Railways has firmed up an action plan to increase the frequency of washing blankets and replace the existing ones with designer, lightweight blankets in a phased manner.
Railways food unfit for consumption: CAG

Railways food unfit for consumption: CAG

Jul 22,2017 , 03:38 AM IST | National
The CAG on Friday came down heavily on the Railways saying that cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained in catering units at stations and in trains and it was serving foodstuff unsuitable for human consumption. 

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