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Indian Railways

Oxygen Express Begins Journey From Maharashtra's Kalamboli To Get Loaded In Vizag

Apr 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A ramp for the Oxygen Express was built by the Central Railway at Kalamboli overnight to facilitate loading of the roll-on-roll-off oxygen trucks on the train.

Watch: Pointsman Saves Boy Who Fell On Railway Track Seconds Before Train Approaches Spot

Apr 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred at Vangani railway station near Mumbai on April 17, officials said

Ditching Masks On Railway Premises Will Attract A Fine Of Up To Rs 500

The mandatory use of masks and the fine will now be listed as an offence under the Railway Act, according to an order issued on Saturday.

No Plan To Stop Train Services: Railway Board Chairman

Apr 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Amid reports of migrant workers rushing to their hometowns, Railway Board Chairman assured passengers that trains will be provided on demand.

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express Services To Be Suspended From Today, Here’s Why

Divisional Railway Manager of Western Railway's Mumbai division made this announcement through his official Twitter handle

31 March, 2021

Railways To Not Allow Charging Of Mobiles, Laptops At Night During Travel

Outlook Web Bureau

This comes after recent incidents of fire reported in some trains. According to railway officials, the decision to restrict the use of the charging ports was taken as a precautionary measure.

25 March, 2021

Less Than 10% Railway Stations Have CCTV Cameras Installed: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal

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Piyush Goyal said that online monitoring through CCTV cameras is done at passenger reservation centre as well as other areas of major railway stations.

18 March, 2021

Uttarakhand: Train Moves In Reverse Direction For Kilometres, Watch Video Here

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Purnagiri Janshatabdi Express going from Delhi to Uttarakhand's Tanakpur rolled back for 35 kilometres and finally stopped at Khatima.

16 March, 2021

Fact Check: Has Indian Railways Cancelled All Trains Till March 31? Know The Truth

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian Railways informed that the wrong news clips are being circulated on social media platforms

05 March, 2021

Railways To Introduce On-Demand Movies, Videos, News In Different Languages On Trains; Check Details

Outlook Web Bureau

In order to ensure buffer-free services, media servers will be placed inside coaches, RailTel CMD Puneet Chawla said.

01 March, 2021

UNESCO Heritage Shimla-Kalka Rail Coaches To Get Makeover, New Survey For Track

Ashwani Sharma

Shimla-Kalka train coaches to be fitted with large glass windows and glass sky-roof


24 February, 2021

Covid-19 Caused Western Railways Annual Loss Of Rs 5000 Crore

Outlook Web Bureau

Among the trains being currently operated by the Western Railways, some are running with only 10 percent occupancy.

18 February, 2021

'Rail Roko': Trains Stopped As Farmers In Punjab, Haryana Sit On Tracks

Outlook Web Bureau

In Punjab, protesters sat on tracks at many places on the Delhi-Ludhiana-Amritsar railway route.

18 February, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Amid 'Rail Roko' Call, Railway Deploys Extra Forces Across Country

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The railways has deployed 20 additional companies of the RPSF across the country, with focus on Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

17 February, 2021

Unclaimed Bag Containing Rs 1.4 Cr Cash Found On Swatantrata Sangram Senani Express

Outlook Web Bureau

The cash has been handed over to the Government Railway Police and the matter is being investigated, officials said

06 February, 2021

Twitter Tale: How 2 Railway Officers Helped A Student In UP Reach Her Exam Hall On Time

Intifada P Basheer

After her train was delayed by 2.5 hours, Nazia Tabassum, a student in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau reached out to the Indian Railways through Twitter and the Railways staff spared no effort to ensure that she did not miss her exam

01 February, 2021

Mumbai Local Trains Open For All From Today; All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision to allow the general public to avail the local train services was announced by the Union railways minister Piyush Goyal on Friday.


29 January, 2021

SC Allows Felling Of Over 4,100 Trees For Laying New Mathura-Jhansi Railway Track

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court said it is granting permission for felling of trees subject to conditions imposed by the Central Empowered Committee (CEC).

Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

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