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Maharashtra govt requests railways to allow all women to travel by Mumbai local trains
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Maharashtra govt requests railways to allow all women to travel by Mumbai local trains

The government has requested the railways to make the train services available to women passengers from Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm and from 7 pm onwards till the end of the services for the day

Govt earmarks 215 railway stations for deployment of isolation coaches, to be used as 'COVID Care Centres'
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Govt earmarks 215 railway stations for deployment of isolation coaches, to be used as 'COVID Care Centres'

Railways will spread these coaches across all major hotspots in India and cover both the big cities as well as rural, far-off places.

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 to form empowered group to privatise 150 trains, 50 railway stations: NITI Aayog
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Govt to form empowered group to privatise 150 trains, 50 railway stations: NITI Aayog

The government is in the process of forming a task force to draw a blueprint for handing over operations of 150 trains and 50 railway stations to private operators in a "time-bound manner"

On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi says people no longer happy with plan of railway station, they want Vande Bharat Express
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On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi says people no longer happy with plan of railway station, they want Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of the changing aspirations of the people in his 73rd Independence Day speech

Railways ready to provide sanitary pad producing facility at 8,000 stations, says Piyush Goyal
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Railways ready to provide sanitary pad producing facility at 8,000 stations, says Piyush Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said he was exploring the possibility of facilitating manufacturing units for cheap and bio-degradable sanitary pads at 8,000 railway stations of the country.

Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras at 983 stations using Nirbhaya Fund, Centre tells Rajya Sabha
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Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras at 983 stations using Nirbhaya Fund, Centre tells Rajya Sabha

The railways has identified 983 railway stations for the installation of CCTV cameras using the Nirbhaya Fund, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Friday

Mumbai Police arrests 36 MNS workers for trying to evict hawkers near city's railway stations
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Mumbai Police arrests 36 MNS workers for trying to evict hawkers near city's railway stations

Thirty-six activists of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) were on Monday arrested by police for allegedly beating up and driving away hawkers from near the railway stations in Mumbai and Thane

Elphinstone Road-Parel stampede: Change railways and not ministers, Congress advises Narendra Modi
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Elphinstone Road-Parel stampede: Change railways and not ministers, Congress advises Narendra Modi

Criticising the railways for "criminal negligence" resulting in the death of at least 22 persons in a foot overbridge stampede in Mumbai, the Congress on Friday advised Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "change the face of the raliways and not ministers"

Bullet train: Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe to lay foundation stone for project on Thursday
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Bullet train: Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe to lay foundation stone for project on Thursday

The bullet train, which has a capacity to accommodate 750 people, is expected to reduce travel time between the two cities from seven to three hours.

Devendra Fadnavis approves cycle track for Mumbai; encroachments along water pipelines to be cleared for project
India

Devendra Fadnavis approves cycle track for Mumbai; encroachments along water pipelines to be cleared for project

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis Saturday gave his in-principle approval to the proposal of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to construct a cycle track in the city

Rotten food on railways: Why improving passenger amenities should be of a priority than train speed for Prabhu
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Rotten food on railways: Why improving passenger amenities should be of a priority than train speed for Prabhu

The audit by C&AG found contaminated, recycled and shelf-life expired foodstuff, unauthorized brands of water bottles and much more being sold in trains and at stations

Railways to sell generic drugs at cheaper prices in govt sponsored Janaushadhi outlets
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Railways to sell generic drugs at cheaper prices in govt sponsored Janaushadhi outlets

People can soon buy generic drugs at cheaper prices from railway stations, the government informed Parliament on Wednesday.

China, Belgium among nine countries keen to redevelop India's railway stations
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China, Belgium among nine countries keen to redevelop India's railway stations

China, Singapore, Canada and Belgium are among nine countries which have shown interest in joining the Indian Railways' ambitious station redevelopment programme across the country.

21 new railway stations to come up in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka
India

21 new railway stations to come up in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka

The Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd (KRCL) is planning to develop 21 new stations on its route and double 147-km stretch of the track, an official said on Wednesday.

Google, RailTel reached a new milestone with 100th Wi-Fi facility installed at Ooty station
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Google, RailTel reached a new milestone with 100th Wi-Fi facility installed at Ooty station

Google has announced that it along with its partner RailTel have now set up Free Wi-Fi access to 100 railway stations in India.

Forget bullet trains, Old Delhi Station is bad publicity for Suresh Prabhu
India

Forget bullet trains, Old Delhi Station is bad publicity for Suresh Prabhu

Old Delhi Station is nothing short of bad publicity for an earnest and hardworking railway minister like Suresh Prabhu

India to have New York's Grand Central-like railway stations by 2017
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India to have New York's Grand Central-like railway stations by 2017

India by 2017 will have five or six top-class railway stations on the pattern of monumental Grand Central Terminal, New York.

Do-It-Yourself: A village near Delhi that built its own railway station
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Do-It-Yourself: A village near Delhi that built its own railway station

Almost 4 years ago, a remote village outside Delhi did the unthinkable — build themselves a railway station on a land allotted by the railways.