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Railway ministry

West Bengal asks Railways not to send 'Shramik Special' trains till May 26

With normal life thrown out of gear by the region's worst weather disaster, the authorities have been scrambling to restore normalcy

23 May 2020 12:59 PM

Group set up to make 50 rail stations ‘world class’

The Railways have to take up 400 station projects to develop them for world-class facilities.

11 Oct 2019 4:35 AM

Rajdhani TTE, pantry staff suspended for molestation

The action after an acquaintance of the victim took to Twitter to complain against alleged molestation by the railway staff.

08 Aug 2019 4:36 AM

Rail projects to link N-E capitals put on fast track

Network will bring India closer to neighbours in Asean and Bimstec groupings.

25 Jul 2019 1:54 AM

'It is a record,' says Prahlad Joshi as Lok Sabha debates from afternoon to midnight

'It is for the first time in nearly 18 years that the Lower House (Lok Sabha) sat for this long,' Joshi said.

12 Jul 2019 12:02 PM


50 percent of over 9,000 vacancies in Railways will be for women: Goyal

Around 2.32 lakh vacancies are to be filled in the Railways as 1.32 lakh seats are presently vacant and 1 lakh employees will retire.

28 Jun 2019 4:27 PM

Government considers proposal to ‘right-size’ Indian Railways

The Indian Railways is drawing up a plan to rebuild and right-size the gigantic organisation.

21 Jun 2019 2:04 PM

EC pulls up railway, aviation ministries over PM Modi's photo on tickets

The notice of withdrawal of these tickets and boarding passes comes in wake of the Model Code of Conduct being in force ahead of LS polls.

27 Mar 2019 10:38 AM

Railway ministry seeks action against officer for article on Piyush Goyal

Railway Board has asked DoPT for immediate repatriation of Sanjiv Kumar for 'breach of official decorum and misconduct'.

01 Jan 2019 5:04 PM

Railways to launch digital museums at 22 stations on August 15

A dry run of the scheme would be undertaken on August 11-12.

10 Aug 2018 4:22 PM


IRCTC to predict wait-listed tickets will get confirmed or not

Nearly 13 lakh tickets are booked on the IRCTC website every day against a reserved accommodation of 10.5 lakh berths.

29 May 2018 10:57 AM

No more reservation charts on trains from March 1 on trial basis

However, physical and digital display of charts will continue at the platforms, the ministry statement said.

17 Feb 2018 3:27 AM

Cough up a fine for unruly behaviour on railway platforms

Rail ministry has asked officials to discipline commuters who push others on bridges.

01 Dec 2017 2:32 AM

Aadhaar-based attendance system for rail employees by Jan 31

Aadhaar-based biometric attendance system is installed across the railway zones and divisions by January 31, 2018.

05 Nov 2017 5:52 PM

Centre’s task force for Mumbai still off track

The state has nominated principal secretary in the Urban Development Department.

18 Oct 2017 1:59 AM


Railway Board member, GM sent on leave after Utkal Express derailment

Was maintenance work being done on the tracks without following guidelines?

21 Aug 2017 2:02 AM

25 drugged, robbed onboard Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express

A senior official of the ministry said that a three-member railway police force escort team of the train would be interrogated in the matter.

17 Aug 2017 7:06 AM

In tweet, man complains about RPF

As per the man’s tweet, he was falsely accused of entering the station premises in a drunken state.

30 Jul 2017 2:01 AM

Railway ministry working with companies like Apple on train speeds

NITI Aayog approved the ministry's Rs 18,000 crore proposal to increase speeds of the Gatiman Express.

21 Jul 2017 2:27 PM

Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate Science Express Exhibition Train tomorrow

The exhibition train will be at Roha railway station for a day on Tuesday, said a senior railway official.

17 Jul 2017 4:06 PM