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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rail Bhavan in Delhi shut for two days after RPF staffer tests positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Rail Bhavan in Delhi shut for two days after RPF staffer tests positive for COVID-19

The employee, working as a clerk in Railway Protection Force (RPF) Director General Arun Kumar's office on the fourth floor of Rail Bhavan, was in quarantine since 6 May, said officials

Airport-like user charge to be levied on passengers for newly redeveloped railway stations; fares likely to go up, says official
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Airport-like user charge to be levied on passengers for newly redeveloped railway stations; fares likely to go up, says official

The user charge will vary across the newly developed stations depending on their footfall, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said in a press briefing.

Govt seeks to end blind men and elephant approach plaguing Indian Railways by abolishing silos vision
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Govt seeks to end blind men and elephant approach plaguing Indian Railways by abolishing silos vision

There could be two views on this paradigm-changing move that puts the Indian Railways on a track away from the one it has traversed all along for the last 150 years.

Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto meals to cost more from March 2020; travellers to pay high fares ranging from 3% to 9%
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Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto meals to cost more from March 2020; travellers to pay high fares ranging from 3% to 9%

The tariff of food onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains was last revised in 2013.

Railway increases meal prices onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto; passengers in first-class AC to pay Rs 35 for a cup of tea
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Railway increases meal prices onboard Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto; passengers in first-class AC to pay Rs 35 for a cup of tea

Railway ministry circular also said that rail catering services prices have been hiked keeping in consideration the requests received from IRCTC

Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to be operational before Dussehra; Railway Board says 40 trains will be ready by 2022
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Delhi-Katra Vande Bharat Express to be operational before Dussehra; Railway Board says 40 trains will be ready by 2022

While the Delhi-Katra train will have modifications like more comfortable seats and pantry space, the others, for which the bidding process will begin next month, will weigh less, consume lesser energy and will be fit for sleeper coaches

South Western Railway approves officials' request to travel by air instead of train to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata
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South Western Railway approves officials' request to travel by air instead of train to Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata

South Western Railway has approved its officials' request to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.

Railways parcel business to get boost, Amazon roped in to transport goods; union calls for two-day strike
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Railways parcel business to get boost, Amazon roped in to transport goods; union calls for two-day strike

According to the pact, zonal railways will earmark a space of 2.5 tonnes in parcel van of trains for loading/unloading of Amazon India consignments and the remaining space of 1.5 tonnes will be for railways.

Railways asks zonal offices to compile list of employees by 9 August above 55 years to remove underperformers
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Railways asks zonal offices to compile list of employees by 9 August above 55 years to remove underperformers

To cut the flab and weed out underperformers, zonal railways have been asked to compile a list of staffers who will be attaining 55 years of age or completing 30 years of service by the first quarter of 2020

Narendra Modi govt approves creation of new railway zone in Andhra Pradesh and railway division in Odisha
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Narendra Modi govt approves creation of new railway zone in Andhra Pradesh and railway division in Odisha

The Narendra Modi government has given its final nod for the creation of a new railway zone in Andhra Pradesh and a new division in Odisha.

Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express set to be first train to be run by private operators, Railway Board deliberates on second such route
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Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express set to be first train to be run by private operators, Railway Board deliberates on second such route

The Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express is set to be the first train to be operated by private players, sources said on Monday.

Railways clarifies that high-scoring mark sheet of RRB exam candidate that went viral on social media is morphed
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Railways clarifies that high-scoring mark sheet of RRB exam candidate that went viral on social media is morphed

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has announced the result for the RRB Group-D exam. It was conducted to fill 62,907 vacancies. Over 1.8 crore candidates registered for the exam, according to officials.

Like airlines, Indian Railways to issue linked PNRs for onward journeys, no cancellation fee for train delays
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Like airlines, Indian Railways to issue linked PNRs for onward journeys, no cancellation fee for train delays

The facility, which will begin from 1 April, will be beneficial for those passengers who are booked on continuous trains for their onward journeys and get delayed due to fog, protests or any other reason during their trip.

Railway workers call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December; want pension scheme revoked among other demands
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Railway workers call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December; want pension scheme revoked among other demands

Railway workers decided to refuse all overtime in a call for 'work-to-rule' protest from 11 December to protest the Railway Ministry's refusal to meet their demands.

Amritsar train tragedy: Rail service resumes on affected track after Punjab Police removes sit-in protesters
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Amritsar train tragedy: Rail service resumes on affected track after Punjab Police removes sit-in protesters

The district administration has said that out of 59 people who were mowed down by the speeding Jalandhar-Amritsar train Friday, 40 have been identified.

Amritsar train tragedy: Police files FIR against unknown persons; Dussehra event organiser, Saurabh Madan, goes missing
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Amritsar train tragedy: Police files FIR against unknown persons; Dussehra event organiser, Saurabh Madan, goes missing

The Punjab government on Saturday ordered a magisterial probe into the accident near Amritsar where 59 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train, while railways has ruled out any inquiry on its part.

Passengers on board trains will now be able to lodge 'zero FIR', investigation in cases of theft, crime against women to begin immediately
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Passengers on board trains will now be able to lodge 'zero FIR', investigation in cases of theft, crime against women to begin immediately

Soon, passengers on board trains can lodge complain through a mobile app and it will be registered as 'Zero FIR and immediately investigated by the RPF, a senior official of the force has said.

Piyush Goyal warns zonal railway to 'stop fudging data' to show improved punctuality in services
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Piyush Goyal warns zonal railway to 'stop fudging data' to show improved punctuality in services

In a letter to the zonal heads, the Railway Board last week warned against such fudging of data.

Indian Railways to fine passengers carrying excess baggage six times the luggage rate
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Indian Railways to fine passengers carrying excess baggage six times the luggage rate

A Railway Board official said passengers can book and carry extra bags in the luggage van.

Indian Railways' magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women employees and their achievements
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Indian Railways' magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women employees and their achievements

The Railways has doffed its cap to its women force, devoting the latest issue of its monthly magazine to female employees and their achievements after dedicating the year to the safety of women.