Indian Railways News

Railways’ finance institute gets NID touch

The National Institute of Design (NID) has added another feather to its cap by designing the logo for Indian Railways’ finance institute. The logo has been designed by a team of NID faculties headed by Professor Immanuel Suresh and including professor Tarun Deep Girdhar. The team took one month to finalise the design.   The Read More

Book train tickets using feature phones

Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC),a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways is launching a pilot project of issuing train tickets through feature (non-internet based mobile) phones with effect from 1st July, 2013. This will enable people using non-internet based mobile phones to easily access Railway ticketing services through SMS/IVRS/USSD. The Read More

Sanitation: An issue too light for Indian Railways? – AOL

Ministers after Ministers, Budgets after Budgets, Trains after Trains! And Sanitation of those trains and railway stations? IGNORED! It was recently reported that there is only one toilet at the Vishakhapatnam Railway station. Over 20,000 passengers step down at the Vishakhapatnam railway station and atleast 87 trains halt at the station everyday but it still lags the basic Read More

Railways revises money refund rules

India, June 26 — Indian Railways has revised its refund rules which will come into effect from July 1. The amendments are aimed at simplifying, increasing processing efficiency and reduction in bogus refund claims. The Railway Passengers (cancellation of ticket and refund of fare) Rules, 1998 had not been substantially revised in the last 15 Read More