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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 9, 2013 by Admin

Railradar : Live Train Status on google Maps IRCTC live tracker …

RailRadar™ is a live tracker of Indian Railways passenger trains traffic in real time. This live tracker is shown on an interactive map and allows users to watch the movements of trains which are currently running in entire India. RailRadar™ is an outcome of innovation of Indian Railways Center for Railway Information System (CRIS). Use 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

Airtel Money ties up with IRCTC to offer train ticket booking on mobile phones

Airtel Money, the mobile wallet from Bharti Airtel, has tied up with Indian Railways Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to offer mobile based ticket reservations for over 185 million customers country wide. Besides booking tickets via Airtel Money, customers using Airtel connections can search for stations, trains, availability, PNR enquiry, cancellation by dialing *400# to access a USSD system, without Read More

Posted on July 8, 2013 by Admin

Central Railways revises timings of express, local trains – Times of India

PUNE: The administration of the Central Railways has revised the timings of two express trains and some local trains which start from thePune station, Shivajinagar station and Kolhapur station. The new timings will come into effect from Monday onwards. Railway officials have said the timings have been changed for the benefit of passengers. According to the new schedule, Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

What type of concession are available in Indian Railways?

CONCESSION IS ADMISSIBLE TO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES OF PERSONS S.No CATEGORY OF PERSONS PERCENTAGE ELEMENT OF CONCESSION I Disabled passengers 1 Orthopaedically Handicapped/ Paraplegic persons alongwith an escort (cannot travel without escort) traveling for any purpose — 75% in 2nd class, SL, 1st class, 3AC, AC chair car — 50% in 1AC and 2 AC Read More

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Admin

What is the upgradation scheme ?

The upgradation scheme and its salient features With a view to optimize the utilization of available accommodation in train, a scheme to upgrade full fare paying passengers to the next higher class against the available vacant accommodation has been introduced in all Mail/Express trains having sleeping accommodation w.e.f. 24-02-2006.