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No New Order For Cancellation Of Regular Trains Issued: Railway Spokesperson

Jun 26, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The spokesperson also said the Railways is monitoring occupancy position of special trains on a regular basis and whenever a decision is taken to introduce new special trains, its schedule will be notified.

Rail Bhavan Shut For 2 Days After Staffer Tests Positive For COVID-19

May 13, 2020 PTI

The building, which houses the Railway Board, will be shut on May 14 and 15 and intensive sanitisation of all the rooms and common areas will be done.

Railways Issues 'Restoration Plan' To Zones, Prepares To Resume Services From April 15

Trains, however, will begin operations only after a green signal from the government

Railways Likely To Convert 20,000 Coaches Into Isolation Wards For COVID-19 Patients

Mar 30, 2020 PTI

"IR (Indian Railways) may be required to convert up to 20,000 such coaches, with 5,000 coaches to be converted initially into quarantine/isolation coaches. Only Non-AC ICF sleeper coaches are planned to be utilized after conversion into quarantine/isolation coach," the letter said.

BJP Govt 'Skilled At Selling, Not Creating', Will 'Sell Railways' Now: Priyanka Gandhi

The CAG report tabled in Parliament on Monday said the railways recorded an operating ratio of 98.44 per cent in 2017-18 which is the worst in the previous 10 years.

19 November, 2019

Beware Of This Dog If You Are Violating Rules At Chennai Railway Station

Outlook Web Bureau

Other daily commuters who are used to the dog's presence too said that it never caused a problem to the passengers.

15 November, 2019

Railway Board To Hike Meal Prices On Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto Trains


According to the new order, in first class AC, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15.

03 October, 2019

Bottle Crushers, Deep Freezer, Revolving Seats Among New Features In Vande Bharat Express


Commercial run of the train will begin from October 5 and it will run on all days of the week except Tuesday.

03 October, 2019

Piyush Goyal's Domestic Help Arrested For Alleged Theft At His Mumbai House


The alleged theft came to light on September 19 when Goyal's wife, who was travelling outside Mumbai, returned and found valuables missing

03 October, 2019

'Big Gift For J&K's Development': Amit Shah Flags Off Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express


This is the second Vande Bharat Express, the first runs between Delhi and Varanasi.

05 July, 2019

Sitharaman Proposes PPP Model To Enhance Development Of Railways Projects

Outlook Web Bureau

Railway infrastructure would need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crores between 2018 and 2030, said Sitharaman as she presented her maiden Budget in Parliament on Friday.


29 March, 2019

Another Storm In Railways' Tea-Cup After Former Govt Officer Alleges Poll Code Violation

Siddhartha Mishra

The Model Code of Conduct kicked in following the press conference by the Election Commission on March 10 announcing seven-phase polls across the country between April 11 and May 23.

15 March, 2019

Scrap Bullet Train Plan, Says NCP After Mumbai Bridge Collapse

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Sachin Sawant claimed the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena came to power on the back of votes of "Marathi people", but it was these very people who were getting killed in such accidents.

11 February, 2019

1 Boy Killed, Another Injured In Attempt To Click Selfie Atop Goods Train In Jamshedpur

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A 14-year-old boy was killed and another sustained severe burn injuries due to electrocution atop a goods train in a bid to click a selfie in Jamshedpur.

01 February, 2019

Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal Allocates Rs 1.58 Lakh Crore For Railways, Highest Ever For National Transporter

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Last year, then finance minister Arun Jaitley had allocated an amount of Rs 1.48 lakh crore for the Railways in his budget.

29 January, 2019

When George Fernandes Refused To Attend Office For 3 Days After Being Named Railway Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Fernandes died Tuesday at the age of 88 in Delhi. He was suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years and had recently contracted swine flu.

27 January, 2019

Train 18, India's Fastest, Is Now Called Vande Bharat Express

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The 16-coach train, built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. It's also the first locomotive-less train in the country.


24 January, 2019

Another Jumla: Chidambaram's Jibe At Centre's Announcement To Fill Vacant Railway Posts

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"Railways leave 2,82,976 posts vacant for nearly five years and suddenly wake up to say we will fill them in three months! Another jumla!" the Congress leader said in a tweet.

Photo Gallery

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

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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.

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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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