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COVID-19 Outbreak: Railways to incur Rs 35,000 to 40,000 crore loss from passenger train services this fiscal
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COVID-19 Outbreak: Railways to incur Rs 35,000 to 40,000 crore loss from passenger train services this fiscal

The railways have achieved record loading of foodgrains, 80 percent more than last year, and has introduced timetabled parcel services, the Railway Board chairman said.

India pushes rail connectivity with Bangladesh, but matching China's deep pockets near impossible
World

India pushes rail connectivity with Bangladesh, but matching China's deep pockets near impossible

Even as New Delhi attempts to draw an old friend closer, Beijing has been playing the long game by investing over $31 billion in Dhaka as part of its Belt and Road Initiative.

Not feasible to convert train coaches into ICUs for COVID-19 patients, Railways tells Bombay HC
India

Not feasible to convert train coaches into ICUs for COVID-19 patients, Railways tells Bombay HC

The Railways filed an affidavit in response to a petition by social activist Naresh Kapoor seeking the court's direction to convert unused train coaches into quarantine facilities or ICUs considering the rise in COVID-19 cases.

Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
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Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up

The Finance Ministry cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage

Coimbatore to Katpadi | Passenger Trains Restart In India
India

Coimbatore to Katpadi | Passenger Trains Restart In India

With passenger trains having restarted across the country, what's it like to travel inter and intra-state? Watch this Firstpost exclusive to find out.

Classified documents relating to movement of Indian Army units recovered from Pakistan High Commission officials held for espionage
India

Classified documents relating to movement of Indian Army units recovered from Pakistan High Commission officials held for espionage

Classified documents related to the movement and deployment of the Indian Army were recovered from the two officials of High Commission of Pakistan when they were apprehended for indulging in espionage activities

Seven deaths reported on Shramik Special trains; most of them had pre-existing health conditions, claims Indian Railways
India

Seven deaths reported on Shramik Special trains; most of them had pre-existing health conditions, claims Indian Railways

The seven deaths — four on-board trains travelling to Bihar and three terminating in Uttar Pradesh — happened over the past few days, and were reported on Wednesday.

Tussle over Shramik Special trains for migrants continues between Centre and states; NCP accuses Piyush Goyal of playing 'dirty politics'
India

Tussle over Shramik Special trains for migrants continues between Centre and states; NCP accuses Piyush Goyal of playing 'dirty politics'

A political slugfest over the Shramik Special trains for migrants workers is going on between Union railways minister Piyush Goyal and the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government for the last two days, with the state alleging that not enough trains are being provided to it.

Article withdrawn: Twitterati demands Piyush Goyal's resignation after Shramik Special train heading from Gujarat to Bihar ends up in Bengaluru
India

Article withdrawn: Twitterati demands Piyush Goyal's resignation after Shramik Special train heading from Gujarat to Bihar ends up in Bengaluru

Several people on Twitter expressed astonishment at the scale of the mix-up with several of them criticising the administrative 'incompetence' that led to the incident.

Gorakhpur-bound shramik special train from Mumbai diverted via Odisha due to 'heavy traffic congestion', says Western Railways
India

Gorakhpur-bound shramik special train from Mumbai diverted via Odisha due to 'heavy traffic congestion', says Western Railways

Incidentally, when the train reached Rourkela station in Odisha on Saturday morning, reports said passengers were confused and suspected that the driver had lost his way.

Indian Railways releases list of 100 trains to run from 1 June; IRCTC opens online bookings from 10 am
India

Indian Railways releases list of 100 trains to run from 1 June; IRCTC opens online bookings from 10 am

Seats will be provided to all passengers, the Railways said, adding these trains shall run from 1 June and booking will commence at 10 am on 21 May.

Indian Railways runs its most powerful 12,000 HP Made in India locomotive in Uttar Pradesh
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Indian Railways runs its most powerful 12,000 HP Made in India locomotive in Uttar Pradesh

The Indian Railways' most powerful 12000 HP Made in India locomotive made its maiden commercial run between Deen Dayal Upadhaya and Shivpur stations in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, the national transporter said

Coronavirus Lockdown: Railways to operate 200 non-AC, second class passenger trains daily from 1 June
India

Coronavirus Lockdown: Railways to operate 200 non-AC, second class passenger trains daily from 1 June

While the railways is yet to state which routes these trains will run on, officials said they could cater to the smaller towns and cities.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways cancels all train tickets booked for or before 30 June, passengers to get full refund
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways cancels all train tickets booked for or before 30 June, passengers to get full refund

Bookings made before and during the lockdown period for journeys till 30 June on regular trains have been cancelled and a full refund will be given to passengers, the Indian Railways has said.

Special trains ferry over 8,000 passengers on first day of operations: West Bengal and Assam mandate institutional quarantine, Kerala makes entry pass compulsory
India

Special trains ferry over 8,000 passengers on first day of operations: West Bengal and Assam mandate institutional quarantine, Kerala makes entry pass compulsory

Nearly 80,000 passengers travelled by eight trains on Tuesday, the first day that the Railways ran special passenger services to various cities across India.

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.

Congress' barbs over migrant workers only partly justified, but Indian Railways lost chance to earn goodwill
India

Congress' barbs over migrant workers only partly justified, but Indian Railways lost chance to earn goodwill

Could the Centre or the Railways have borne the full expenses of the tickets? In these critical times, they surely should have done so.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways to refund Rs 1,490 cr for cancellation of 94 lakh ticket bookings
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways to refund Rs 1,490 cr for cancellation of 94 lakh ticket bookings

Indian Railways will forgo around Rs 1,490 crore in revenue as it is refunding the amount towards cancellation of a whopping 94 lakh ticket bookings made by passengers prior to the imposition of the nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus

'No plan to run special trains till 3 May to move stranded migrants': Indian Railways refutes rumours spread at end of 21-day coronavirus lockdown
India

'No plan to run special trains till 3 May to move stranded migrants': Indian Railways refutes rumours spread at end of 21-day coronavirus lockdown

Refuting reports in some sections of media that the Indian Railways was planning to run special trains to help move labourers stranded in different parts of the country to their native places, the Ministry of Railways clarified that it had no such plans till 3 May

Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways set to cancel around 39 lakh tickets booked from 15 April to 3 May due to lockdown extension
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways set to cancel around 39 lakh tickets booked from 15 April to 3 May due to lockdown extension

Railways is set to cancel around 39 lakh tickets booked for travel between 15 April and 3 May due to extension of the nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak