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Two key sectors of the Garib Rath Express is set to be back on track on 04 August
India

Two key sectors of the Garib Rath Express is set to be back on track on 04 August

The Garib Rath Express in two key sectors is scheduled to be back on track from 04 August setting aside fears of it being discontinued.

Day after inaugural run, Vande Bharat Express stops on tracks; Railways claims 'cattle runover', reports say technical snag
India

Day after inaugural run, Vande Bharat Express stops on tracks; Railways claims 'cattle runover', reports say technical snag

Early on Saturday, a day after it was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the controls of the Vande Bharat Express failed, leaving India's fastest train stranded 15 kilometres from Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh.

Indian Railways demands Rs 16.43 crore from Lok Sabha for operating canteens in Parliament; amount claimed as ‘establishment cost’
India

Indian Railways demands Rs 16.43 crore from Lok Sabha for operating canteens in Parliament; amount claimed as ‘establishment cost’

Northern Railway has demanded Rs 16.43 crore from the Lok Sabha secretariat for running four canteens in Parliament — where food prices are significantly low — during 2017-18, an RTI query has revealed. This amount was claimed as "subsidy claim and establishment cost".

Amritsar train tragedy aftermath: Northern Railways instructs drivers to slow down, asks guards to take safety measures
India

Amritsar train tragedy aftermath: Northern Railways instructs drivers to slow down, asks guards to take safety measures

The railways has maintained that it was not at fault for the Amritsar train tragedy because it had no intimation of the event.

Indian Railway officials in tizzy after officer warns of Al Qaeda threat based on old intelligence input
India

Indian Railway officials in tizzy after officer warns of Al Qaeda threat based on old intelligence input

The second letter dated 22 June with subject line — 'Threat to derail Trains' — issued by the junior officer of NR has quoted from the earlier advisory and asked zones to train running staff, counsel them on how during running trains they should be especially alert.

Railway log operator confuses two passenger trains, accidently diverts New Delhi-bound train to Old Delhi
India

Railway log operator confuses two passenger trains, accidently diverts New Delhi-bound train to Old Delhi

In one of the rarest cases, a railway log operator diverted a New Delhi bound passenger train to Old Delhi railway station by mistake, causing inconvenience to hundreds of people

Over 16 percent posts remain vacant in safety category of Indian Railways, reveals govt Data
India

Over 16 percent posts remain vacant in safety category of Indian Railways, reveals govt Data

While investment in safety-related activities in the railways has increased by 57 percent during the last three years, 16 percent of the posts remained vacant in the safety category as of April this year

Death trap: 114 rail accidents in Northern Railway network killed 226 since 2010, reveals RTI query
India

Death trap: 114 rail accidents in Northern Railway network killed 226 since 2010, reveals RTI query

A total of 114 train accidents in the Northern Railway network since April 2010 led to 226 deaths and injuries to 365 persons, an RTI reply has revealed.

Local train derails in New Delhi after a wheel comes off; no injuries reported
India

Local train derails in New Delhi after a wheel comes off; no injuries reported

A Ghaziabad-bound local passenger train derailed near Okhla on Tuesday when a wheel of a coach came off, officials said.

One dead, five injured as train collides with cement mixer on tracks from Ferozepur in Punjab
India

One dead, five injured as train collides with cement mixer on tracks from Ferozepur in Punjab

A short distance train from Ferozepur rammed into a cement mixer truck stationed on the tracks near Ladhuka Mandi in Fazilka district of Punjab on Sunday

Rajdhani Express engine, power coach derails near Minto bridge in New Delhi, no injuries reported
India

Rajdhani Express engine, power coach derails near Minto bridge in New Delhi, no injuries reported

A Delhi-bound Rajdhani went off the tracks near Minto bridge in New Delhi on Thursday, hours after seven coaches of the Shaktipunj Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh.

Utkal Express derailment: Train traffic has been restored in Khatauli, says Indian Railways
India

Utkal Express derailment: Train traffic has been restored in Khatauli, says Indian Railways

Rail traffic in Khatauli, suspended after a derailment, was restored on Monday, with the first train leaving the spot at 1:21 am, the Northern Railways said

Utkal Express derailment: Railways says Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia disbursed to victims so far
India

Utkal Express derailment: Railways says Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia disbursed to victims so far

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced that Rs 3.5 lakh will be paid to the kin of the dead, Rs 50,000 to the grievously injured and Rs 25,000 to those with minor injuries

Utkal Express derailment: 10 dead, 20 injured as six coaches go off track in Muzaffarnagar district
India

Utkal Express derailment: 10 dead, 20 injured as six coaches go off track in Muzaffarnagar district

At least 20 people were injured after six coaches of the Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

Indian Railways cancels 78 trains till 15 Jan due to fog in northern India
India

Indian Railways cancels 78 trains till 15 Jan due to fog in northern India

Railways have decided to cancel 78 trains till 15 January next year in view of dense fog in many parts of north India reducing visibility.

Indore-Patna Express derailment: Railways suspends five officials, transfers Jhansi DRM
India

Indore-Patna Express derailment: Railways suspends five officials, transfers Jhansi DRM

The death toll in Indore-Patna Express tragedy rose to 150, making it the deadliest train accident in the last 17 years.

Jat stir for quota in education, jobs caused over Rs 250 crore damage to Northern Railways: Official
India

Jat stir for quota in education, jobs caused over Rs 250 crore damage to Northern Railways: Official

The Jat community's recent violent agitation for reservation in education and jobs caused a loss amounting to over Rs.250 crore to the Railways, a senior Northern Railway official said on Friday.

Rail Budget 2015: 24x7 helpline number for passengers to complain on real-time basis
Budget

Rail Budget 2015: 24x7 helpline number for passengers to complain on real-time basis

While introducing the Railway Budget in Lok Sabha, Railway Minister stressed that safety, passenger satisfaction and better amenities will be a priority for the government.

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train from September this year
India

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train from September this year

A double-decker train will ply between Lucknow and New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said on Friday.