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Railways forms committee to review flexi-fare scheme

Railways forms committee to review flexi-fare scheme

Dec 14,2017 , 03:48 PM IST | National
Over two months after Railway Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the flexi-fare scheme will be reviewed, the railways has set up a six-member committee to review the scheme, by comparing the prices with that of other modes of transport.
Chitrakoot train derailment: Railways announces ex- gratia of Rs 5 lakhs

Chitrakoot train derailment: Railways announces ex- gratia of Rs 5 lakhs

Nov 24,2017 , 01:14 PM IST | Latest News
The Ministry of Railways announced ex- gratia of Rs five lakhs to the next kin of the people killed in Vasco De Gama Patna Express derailment, which took place in the wee hours of Friday morning.
Railways to use Artificial Intelligence for preventing signal failures

Railways to use Artificial Intelligence for preventing signal failures

Nov 21,2017 , 11:37 PM IST | Commoner
Aiming to reduce the possibilities of signals failing, Indian Railways has undertaken remote condition monitoring of the system, a new approach for the national transporter, to predict failures through the effective use of Artificial Intelligence.
Railways still testing fog-fighting tech

Railways still testing fog-fighting tech

Nov 14,2017 , 11:11 PM IST | News Analysis
It's approaching fog time again, threatening severe disruption of train services as is usual every winter, causing much inconvenience to passengers.
Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

Railways to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices

Nov 13,2017 , 04:53 PM IST | National
In a bid to ensure timely running of trains during winter, the Railways has planned to use GPS-enabled fog safety devices in the trains to alert the loco pilot about approaching signals.
Railways to undergo massive structural reforms: Lohani

Railways to undergo massive structural reforms: Lohani

Oct 26,2017 , 06:22 PM IST | National
Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Thursday said that the railways would shortly undergo massive structural and processes based reforms.
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

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