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Assam floods: Indian Railways' Northeast Frontier Railway cancels 29 trains, check full list here
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Assam floods: Indian Railways' Northeast Frontier Railway cancels 29 trains, check full list here

North Frontier Railway said that waterlogging and landslides following the incessant rain in several areas in Lumding-Badarpur hill section of Lumding division, has led to cancellation of train services

Assam floods: 3 killed, several missing, 57,000 affected as torrential rains play havoc in state
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Assam floods: 3 killed, several missing, 57,000 affected as torrential rains play havoc in state

More than 17 trains have been cancelled/partially cancelled by the Indian Railways due to damage of tracks and bridges at 26 locations on a 76-km stretch. Meanwhile, two trains have been suspended, leaving thousands of passengers stranded

Indian Railways deploys additional rakes to transport coal to power plants, supplies record million tonnes in 2021-22
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Indian Railways deploys additional rakes to transport coal to power plants, supplies record million tonnes in 2021-22

According to the Ministry of Railways, Indian Railways has loaded a record 653 million tonnes of coal as compared to 542 million tonnes in the previous year. There has been a growth of 20.4 per cent

IRCTC cancels 133 trains today; here's how to check full list
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IRCTC cancels 133 trains today; here's how to check full list

While no reason has been given for the cancellation on the website, the IRCTC is set to cancel 117 trains on Friday

Watch: Mumbai-Gandhinagar Shatabdi Express gets lavish vistadome coach
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Watch: Mumbai-Gandhinagar Shatabdi Express gets lavish vistadome coach

In the video, the travellers are seen to enjoying the scenic beauty of the surroundings while seated in the coach.

Indian railways initiative for Navratri 2022: Passengers will be served with special menu
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Indian railways initiative for Navratri 2022: Passengers will be served with special menu

Indian railways passengers travelling during Navratri can now enjoy home-style cuisine, thanks to the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation. IRCTC has added Navratri special dishes to its menu with prices starting at just Rs 99.

89% land needed for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train acquired, says Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw
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89% land needed for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train acquired, says Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

In Maharashtra, 68.65 per cent out of total 297.81 hectares needed for the project has been acquired while 100 per cent of the 7.9 hectares of land needed for the project in Dadra and Nagar Haveli has been acquired, Vaishnaw told Lok Sabha

No plans to privatise Indian Railways, says Centre
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No plans to privatise Indian Railways, says Centre

The Railways will continue to fulfil social obligations, the Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said, adding that Rs 60,000 crore subsidy is provided on passenger fares

Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw reviews Kavach anti-collision system; watch trial footage here
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Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw reviews Kavach anti-collision system; watch trial footage here

Kavach has been approved by the Indian Railways for a speed of up to 160 km per hour based on the trials

Amid protests by Railway job aspirants, call for 'Bihar Bandh' over irregularities in RRB recruitment process tomorrow
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Amid protests by Railway job aspirants, call for 'Bihar Bandh' over irregularities in RRB recruitment process tomorrow

The government's decision to conduct two computer-based tests for the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories or NTPC had irked thousands of students across the state who wanted a single test

Indian Railways suspends recruitment exam as protests by candidates turn violent; Centre urges calm
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Indian Railways suspends recruitment exam as protests by candidates turn violent; Centre urges calm

Thousands of protesters have blocked railway tracks, disrupted train services and vandalised public property. In Bihar's Gaya, a train was set ablaze, though no injuries have been reported

Railway suspends NTPC, Level 1 exams after violent protests by aspirants over selection process
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Railway suspends NTPC, Level 1 exams after violent protests by aspirants over selection process

It has also formed a high level committee to examine the grievances of those who have passed the exams under different railway recruitment boards and those who have failed the same

A feast for eyes: Indian Railways shares breathtaking views of snow-covered stations
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A feast for eyes: Indian Railways shares breathtaking views of snow-covered stations

The Twitter users were amazed to see snow-covered stations, with many dubbing them as ‘white heavens’

Bullet train will pass through five Bihar cities, announcement expected soon
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Bullet train will pass through five Bihar cities, announcement expected soon

After the launch of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train in 2017 the people of Bihar were demanding for a similar high speed train in their state

Railways equally responsible for ensuring no encroachment on property, must take action against unauthorised occupants: SC
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Railways equally responsible for ensuring no encroachment on property, must take action against unauthorised occupants: SC

The apex court, while hearing two separate pleas which raised issues related to removal of encroachment from railway land in Gujarat and Haryana, said the Railways authorities must initiate action against erring officials for permitting encroachment

After outrage from Ujjain seers, Indian Railways withdraws Ramayan Express’ staff dress code
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After outrage from Ujjain seers, Indian Railways withdraws Ramayan Express’ staff dress code

The seers said it was an insult to the Hindu religion and threatened to stop the train in Delhi on 12 December if the dress code was not withdrawn

Mumbai: Western Railways to introduce 8 additional air-condition local trains from 22 November
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Mumbai: Western Railways to introduce 8 additional air-condition local trains from 22 November

Apart from this, the WR has decided to cancel two slow trains between Churchgate and Bandra

Railways Board issues order to resume serving cooked meals on trains
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Railways Board issues order to resume serving cooked meals on trains

The order from the Railway Board issued on Friday comes amid the resumption of regular services by the national transporter earlier this month.

Inside Indian Railways' first pod hotel at Mumbai Central railway station
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Inside Indian Railways' first pod hotel at Mumbai Central railway station

The pod has features such as free WiFi, air conditioning, charging points and a reading light. Cost of the pod is Rs 999 for 12 hours and Rs 1,999 for 24 hours

For Chhath puja, IRCTC to operate 24 special trains to Bihar; check complete list here
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For Chhath puja, IRCTC to operate 24 special trains to Bihar; check complete list here

For the comfort of passengers, the Indian Railways took up this decision to accommodate the surge of people who are wanting to travel by train especially the ones who have failed to book confirmed tickets.