Indian Railways News

Four Of Family Mowed Down By Mumbai Train

Four youths from the same family were mowed down by a train when they were crossing the railway tracks of the suburban system in north Mumbai early on Monday, an official said. The incident occurred around 5.30 am when the victims were returning home from their native place in Kankavali, Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, said Read More

Railway Tickets Can Now Be Printed In Malayalam

Rail passengers in Kerala can now have tickets printed in their local language, Malayalam, thanks to a people-friendly initiative of the Southern Railway (SR). With an aim to popularise Railways and help those who find it difficult to read ticket details in English or Hindi, Southern Railway has launched an initiative to print Unreserved Ticketing Read More

Select Trains Sport A Different Look. Check Out New Colour Schemes

Indian Railways is repainting select coaches on its train network. The Northern Railway – which caters to one of the zones served by Indian Railways – has painted seven different colour schemes on sleeper coaches, according to a statement. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday visited the newly-coloured coaches at New Delhi Railway Station. Indian Railways has been taking steps Read More

India’s First 2 ‘Airport-Like’ Railway Stations To Be Ready By January 2019.

Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat are less than nine months away from getting the country’s first two state-of-the-art “airport-like” railway stations. The two stations — Habibganj in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal and Gandhinagar in Gujarat — are part of the government’s ambitious one lakh crore rupee station redevelopment program to speed up modernisation of the Indian Railways. Read More

Maharashtra’s Toy Train Stations Turn Green

The four stations of Central Railway’s Matheran Hill Railway in Maharashtra’s Raigad district have turned “green” with the installation of solar power and wind energy plants, an official said on Friday. Sunil Udasi, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway said in a statement that on the installation of Green Energy System, the generation capacity Read More

WWII Bomb Forces Mass Evacuation In Central Berlin

Thousands of people around Berlin’s central railway station were evacuated on Friday as bomb disposal experts began defusing an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site. Trains, trams and buses were halted or rerouted as the operation to dispose of the British 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) bomb found more than 70 years after the Read More

IRCTC Warns Train Passengers Against Unauthorised Food Delivery Services

“Do not risk your lives.” That was said by IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation to train passengers, warning them against unauthorised food suppliers aboard trains. IRCTC, in a post on microblogging site Twitter, has named 11 such unauthorised food suppliers. Railyatri, Khanagadi, Khanaonline, Travelzaika, Trainfood, Travelfood, Travelerfood, Food in train, Food on wheel, Railrasoi Read More

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