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Northern Rlys cancels 28 trains, including Rajdhani, Shatabdi; Central cancels 23 passenger trains due to COVID-19
India

Northern Rlys cancels 28 trains, including Rajdhani, Shatabdi; Central cancels 23 passenger trains due to COVID-19

As per a Northern Railways spokesperson, the trains have been cancelled due to poor patronage and a surge in COVID-19 cases

Indian Railways hikes fares for passenger trains across network; revised amounts to be applicable from 1 January
India

Indian Railways hikes fares for passenger trains across network; revised amounts to be applicable from 1 January

The Indian Railways raised the basic passenger fares across the nation on Tuesday, which will be applicable from 1 January, 2020. The revised fare table was published by the Indian Railway Conference Association (IRCA), reports said.

With eye on improving occupancy, Railways introduces up to 25% discount for vacant seats on trains like Shatabdi, Gatiman, Tejas
India

With eye on improving occupancy, Railways introduces up to 25% discount for vacant seats on trains like Shatabdi, Gatiman, Tejas

Railways is set to introduce up to 25 percent discounts in fares for trains like the Shatabdi Express, Gatiman Express and Tejas as well as double-decker and intercity trains, which have low occupancy rates.

Railways to add additional 4 lakh berths per day by October, new green technology to replace power generation cars with sleeper coaches
India

Railways to add additional 4 lakh berths per day by October, new green technology to replace power generation cars with sleeper coaches

More than four lakh additional berths will be available to Indian railways passengers every day from October, thanks to a new technology that will allow power generation cars to be replaced with sleeper coaches, senior officials said on Wednesday.

Political storm in a teacup: EC issues notice to Railways over 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' slogan on cups in Shatabdi
Politics

Political storm in a teacup: EC issues notice to Railways over 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' slogan on cups in Shatabdi

The BJP's ‘Main Bhi Chowikdar’ campaign is under fire after passengers of the Kathgodam Shatabdi Express were served tea in paper cups on which the campaign slogan was printed.

Narendra Modi to flag off Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, on 15 February from New Delhi Railway station
India

Narendra Modi to flag off Vande Bharat Express, also known as Train 18, on 15 February from New Delhi Railway station

Train 18, which was recently named Vande Bharat Express by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, has been manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai.

Indian Railways named Train 18 made under 'Make in India' Vande Bharat Express, says Piyush Goyal
India

Indian Railways named Train 18 made under 'Make in India' Vande Bharat Express, says Piyush Goyal

The fully air-conditioned train will stop at Kanpur and Allahabad and will have two executive chair cars.

Narendra Modi to flag off Train 18 from Delhi to Varanasi on 29 Dec: India's fastest will replace Shatabdi
India

Narendra Modi to flag off Train 18 from Delhi to Varanasi on 29 Dec: India's fastest will replace Shatabdi

Train 18, the fastest train from railways' stable, will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 29 December likely from his constituency Varanasi, sources said on Wednesday.

Engine-less Train 18 crosses 180 kmph mark at trial, likely to be launched on 25 December; all you need to know
India

Engine-less Train 18 crosses 180 kmph mark at trial, likely to be launched on 25 December; all you need to know

Since the input cost of the Rs 100-crore train is high, the fare structure will also be higher than the normal fare. However, the official added that the decision on its launch date and fare are yet to be taken as the trial is not yet complete.

Train 18 is India's fastest: Country's first engine-less train crosses 180 kmph speed limit during trial run
India

Train 18 is India's fastest: Country's first engine-less train crosses 180 kmph speed limit during trial run

India's first locomotive-less train or Train 18 on Sunday breached the 180 kmph speed limit during a test run, a top official said. In the process, the Rs 100 crore indigenously designed train has become the country's fastest train.

Indian Railways starts installation of CCTV cameras in premium trains but data suggests implementation remains a challenge
India

Indian Railways starts installation of CCTV cameras in premium trains but data suggests implementation remains a challenge

After facing flack for lack of security in trains, Indian Railways has now decided to install a closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in several trains by next year

Indian Railways will soon roll out Paytm Express and Savlon Swachh Bharat Express
News & Analysis

Indian Railways will soon roll out Paytm Express and Savlon Swachh Bharat Express

Brands will find prominence on trains as the railways have offered the inside and the outside of compartments for showcasing products.

Delhi to Agra at 160 kmph: All you need to know about India's fastest train Gatimaan Express
Business

Delhi to Agra at 160 kmph: All you need to know about India's fastest train Gatimaan Express

Next time you want to visit Taj Mahal, you could take this desi-bullet train

Old woman dies after being pushed out of train by railway guards
India

Old woman dies after being pushed out of train by railway guards

In a shocking incident, an elderly woman was killed and her husband was wounded as the couple was thrown out of a moving train by government railway police (GRP) personnel for boarding the wrong train, police said on Wednesday.

Cops punish old couple for boarding wrong train, throw them out
India

Cops punish old couple for boarding wrong train, throw them out

In a shocking incident, an elderly woman was killed and her husband wounded when the couple was thrown out of a moving train by government railway police (GRP) personnel for boarding the wrong train.

Rail Budget: Now, book a meal for your train journey too
Economy

Rail Budget: Now, book a meal for your train journey too

Apart from other amenities, railways will now launch a book-a-meal scheme to provide multiple meal choices through text or email will also be launched.

Rail budget: Now, Delhi to Kolkata in 14 hours
Economy

Rail budget: Now, Delhi to Kolkata in 14 hours

Stressing on the need for faster trains, Trivedi said 725 km of new lines will be completed in the current year. With the new systems in place, travelling time is going to shorten considerably.

Why does the Rail Budget never keep its promises
Economy

Why does the Rail Budget never keep its promises

As Trivedi gets ready to present his maiden budget, most of the measures announced by his party boss, Mamata Banerjee, in last year's budget remain unfulfilled and just on paper.

What do you want from the Railway Budget?
India

What do you want from the Railway Budget?

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi will present his first budget for Indian Railways tomorrow. While the industry bodies have said what they would like, what changes would you like to see in this Budget?