18 Feb 2021
Farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws blocked rail tracks in several states on Thursday as part of their "rail roko" protest.
11 Feb 2021
The Indian Railways on Wednesday rolled out its first air-conditioned three-tier economy class coach.
11 Feb 2021
A coach of the speeding Bandra Terminus-Ramnagar Express got detached from the train near Jogeshwari station on Thursday morning, delaying local and long-distance trains on the western line during peak hours. "No passenger was injured in the incident," officials said.
01 Feb 2021
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced a record sum of Rs. 1.10 lakh crore for the Indian Railways in her Budget 2021 speech.
18 Jan 2021
Two bogies of a passenger train on its way from Amritsar to Jaynagar in Bihar derailed in Lucknow on Monday morning. No casualties were reported.
04 Jan 2021
The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the Indian Railways' e-ticketing arm, has upgraded and revamped its website and app to offer a seamless ticket booking experience to passengers.
07 Dec 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.
26 Oct 2020
Four years ago, the Indore-Patna Express derailed near Kanpur, killing 152 passengers. The accident, one of the worst to hit Indian Railways, was suggested to be a result of a terrorist conspiracy, even by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
18 Sep 2020
To provide passengers with better facilities, the Indian Railways will, for the first time since its inception, charge a nominal user charge from them for crowded stations and the redeveloped ones, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said on Thursday.
22 Aug 2020
Indian Railways on Friday announced it was canceling the tender for 44 Vande Bharat trains after a Chinese joint venture firm placed its bids, said reports.
25 Jun 2020
The Indian Railways on Thursday decided to cancel all regular time-tabled passenger train services, including Mail/Express, passenger, and suburban trains, till August 12.
20 Jun 2020
A few days ago, soldiers from India and China locked horns in the most gruesome clash along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in decades.
18 Jun 2020
Amid heightened border tensions between India and China, hackers associated with the latter are gearing up to target critical Indian establishments.
18 Jun 2020
Amid fresh clashes along the India-China border, the Indian Railways has decided to terminate a project contract awarded to a Chinese firm.
04 Jun 2020
Experts have repeatedly raised questions about the use of air-conditioning in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
01 Jun 2020
From today, June 1, the Indian Railways will be running 200 special trains (100 pairs), with more than 1.45 lakh passengers traveling on the first day itself.
29 May 2020
As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.
29 May 2020
After reports emerged that several Shramik Special trains got lost midway, the Indian Railways on Friday said 71 trains had to be diverted.
11 May 2020
Nearly two months after train services were suspended across India, the Railways announced on Sunday that limited trains will run from Tuesday, bookings for which will start at 4 pm today on IRCTC's website.
11 May 2020
India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.
06 May 2020
The BJP-led Karnataka government has applied brakes on trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states, urging them to stay back as their exodus threatens construction industry and other economic activities.
04 May 2020
Amid reports that migrant workers were asked to pay to be sent home across states, the Centre on Monday said that it had never talked about charging them for the transport.
14 Apr 2020
Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till May 3, Indian Railways toed the line.
10 Apr 2020
Four days after crossing the 100-mark, India's death toll due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) surged past 200 on Thursday.
07 Apr 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has put a monumental strain on India's healthcare system, which was never at par with that of the developed countries.
28 Mar 2020
With all passenger trains suspended amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown, the Indian Railways has converted a train coach into a prototype isolation ward in New Delhi for patients of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
23 Mar 2020
To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.
22 Mar 2020
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, all passenger trains in India have been canceled till March 31, Indian Railways announced on Sunday.
18 Feb 2020
Five years after launching a project to offer free Wi-Fi at some of the busiest railway stations, Google has decided to end the project.
02 Feb 2020
The Tata Group is among the companies that have indicated an interest in running private trains, Railway Board Chairperson Vinod Kumar Yadav said Saturday.
24 Jan 2020
India has been at loggerheads with Facebook-owned WhatsApp over non-traceability of messages.
11 Jan 2020
The Indian Railways has introduced a new feature to ensure smooth and hassle-free train travel.
01 Jan 2020
Starting January 1, 2020, Indian Railways will be hiking train fares across its network, barring suburban train services.
31 Dec 2019
Indian Railways isn't letting the vandals, who destroyed its property while protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), go unpunished and plans to make them pay, quite literally.
06 Nov 2019
In a move to improve medical facilities for its passengers, the Indian Railways has installed two 'Health ATMs' at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow, on Monday.
30 Oct 2019
In a bid to make refunds more transparent and customer-friendly for passengers, the Indian Railways has introduced a new, One Time Password (OTP)-based refund system for canceled e-tickets and for fully wait-listed dropped tickets.
11 Oct 2019
Former Indian woman cricketer, GS Lakshmi, made headlines in May, after being appointed in the ICC International Panel of Match Referees.
03 Oct 2019
Union Home Minister Amit Shah today flagged off the second Vande Bharat Express, India's fastest train, in the capital. He was accompanied by Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal, among others.
03 Oct 2019
In a bid to facilitate online bookings for frequent travelers and to further push Aadhaar usage, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility to book as many as 12 tickets in a month (extended from normal limit of 6 tickets), through its website and app, if you've duly linked your account with Aadhaar.
19 Sep 2019
Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express, India's first private train, to be run by Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to become operational from October 4.