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Indian Railways

Dilip Cherian | Decoding the Railway Board reshuffle

Roopa Srinivasan is set to serve as the DG, NAIR, from the Railway Board in Delhi

11 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Govt transforming neglected railway sector: Modi

The Prime Minister called the flagging off of nine Vande Bharat trains an unprecedented occasion of modern connectivity in the country

25 Sep 2023 12:49 AM

Ranjona Banerji | Is flying in India safe for elderly?

The destination is a small lollipop at the end of this massive voyage of discovery that is getting onto a plane or a train or a bus

22 Jan 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Tapping railway land potential

Despite an ever-increasing welfare agenda, railways have a poor record as a business enterprise.

12 Sep 2022 1:43 AM

Dilip Cherian | Railway officers now likely to face appraisal by juniors and peers

The Railways Board has introduced a process that allows peers and juniors to evaluate their reporting officers

25 Aug 2022 12:07 AM


No plans of restoring rail concessions for senior citizens: Vaishnaw

In view of Covid protocol, Railways has continued concession to only four categories of Divyangjan, 11 categories of patients, and students

30 Mar 2022 10:37 PM

Issue of irregularities in railway recruitment exam raised in Rajya Sabha

There were protests in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh by railway job aspirants against the alleged erroneous results of the exam

02 Feb 2022 1:25 PM

Bikaner-Guwahati train accident: Death toll rises to 9; ex-gratia payment announced

The death toll in the Bikaner-Guwahati Express train accident has risen to nine and as many as 36 people have been injured in the accident

14 Jan 2022 1:52 PM

Railways earned over Rs 500 crore from Tatkal, premium Tatkal tickets during pandemic

Data also showed around 32,50,039 PNRs were auto-cancelled as they were in wait status after preparation of the charts

02 Jan 2022 3:06 PM

IRCTC restores catering services in premium trains

This facility will be available for e-tickets as well as counter-ticket passengers

24 Nov 2021 12:37 PM


Railway Min withdraws decision on sharing IRCTC convenience fee; shares recover loss

Shares of IRCTC on Friday tanked nearly 10 per cent in opening trade to Rs 822.40 apiece

29 Oct 2021 12:04 PM

Railways introduces economy class in 3-tier AC compartments

The facility is being provided for the first time in the Prayagraj-Jaipur train

01 Sep 2021 9:40 AM

Railways targets to deliver 102 trains by 2024 in newly floated tender

Railways has also floated a tender for 58 rakes of Vande Bharat Express trains

30 Aug 2021 1:34 PM

Indian Railways introduces new features for Vande Bharat trains

These new trains will also be provided with higher flood protection underframe equipment to ensure reliability during heavy rains

21 Aug 2021 5:27 PM

Railways' 'Oxygen Express' trains to meet high demand amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Amid spiralling coronavirus cases in the country, the demand for medical oxygen in the country has gone through the roof

19 Apr 2021 1:28 AM


Bharat Bandh: Railways fears blockades in 16 states

Railways' two biggest unions, AIRF and NFIR too have extended their support to the bandh and are planning to hold rallies and demonstrations

08 Dec 2020 11:19 AM

Aakar Patel | ‘Unlock’ rules are illogical: If flights allowed, why not trains?

The Indian Railways is still by and large largely shut, and has been shut since the lockdown began

01 Sep 2020 5:34 PM

Vande Bharat train tenders cancelled

The Railways has said that a fresh tender for manufacturing of 44 semi high speed train sets of Vande Bharat will be floated within a week

24 Aug 2020 12:29 PM

Railway Ministry has no funds to pay salaries, pension

It has indicated that owing to a financial crunch, all its infrastructure projects will be affected

24 Jul 2020 10:30 PM

Indian Railways says no trains cancelled

'There is no blanket order ruling out running of trains until August 12'

26 Jun 2020 8:03 AM