Posted on July 9, 2013 by Admin

Fare free trains by the Indian Railways in Uttarakhand – Business Standard

Special trains have been started by the Ministry of Railways in the rain devastated Uttarakhand. The trains will be run from Haridwar to Delhi, Lucknow and Mumbai. With the help of the government of Uttarakhand, Indian Railways will help stranded passengers reach destinations free of cost. Special trains have also been started for evacuation purposes Read More

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Admin

Railway Ticket Reservation: Its Easy to book Railway Tickets via irctc …

The railway minister Pawan Bansal, has made an announcement with an aim to increase the traffic holding of the website, increase in the count of users over the website, to upgrade the Indian rail ticket booking website on the latest technology to handle more than 1 Lakh users on a real-time. As per Indian Railway Read More

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Admin

Bio Toilets in Indian Trains

South Central Railway introduced Eco-friendly Bio-toilets system in trains under South Central Railway Zones.These are all part for improving the cleanliness in the railway premises. South Central Railway already made the trials with Bio-toilets System. 166 Bio-toilets have already been fitted to 55 coaches of various trains.The trains with Hussain Sagar Express and Padmavati Express Read More

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Admin

Review: Dial-up was better than the free WiFi on Indian Railways

Aboard Kolkata Rajdhani: I am writing this lying on my berth on the New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express and even though Indian Railways claims that it offers free WiFi on this train, my phone (on which I am typing this) is connected via 3G/Edge. This in itself indication enough what my experience has been with this Read More

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Admin

Hungry? Now Indian Railways allows you book your pizza while on train journey – Daily Bhaskar

Delhi: Much to the delight of train passengers, the Railway Ministry has decided to launch a pilot project of booking meals through Internet in selected trains on Delhi-Jammu and Delhi-Amritsar route. You can book your pizza or pasta through Internet before boarding a train and food will be delivered at your seat during the journey. Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

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

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

Bangalore photo exhibition depicts the ‘journey’ of Indian Railways

Bangalore, June 27 (ANI): On the occasion of completing 160 glorious years of the Indian Railways, South-Western Railway organized a weeklong photo exhibition here showcasing rare moments of the railway journey and putting it on display. “Railways has progressed immensely reaching to every doorstep in the last 160 years. We have portrayed the journey of Read More