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22 Aug 2020
After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled
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.
16 Feb 2019
Just a day after launch, Train 18 breaks down
A day after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vande Bharat Express (which is popularly known as Train 18), broke down on Friday.
27 Jan 2019
Indian Railways names Made-in-India #Train18 as 'Vande Bharat Express'
Indian Railways has named the country's first indigenously built engine-less train, Train 18, as Vande Bharat Express, acknowledging its "Made in India" status, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said.
27 Jan 2019
Rs. 150cr tender floated to produce first 'Make-In-India' metro coach
The Modern Coach Factory (MCF) has floated a Rs. 150 crore tender to buy technology and expertise to produce railways' first 'Make in India' international standard coaches for metro trains by 2021, according to sources.
16 Jan 2019
Train 18: Meet the brains behind India's first engine-less train
Train 18, India's first indigenously built engine-less train, recently became the fastest train in the country after hitting speeds of over 180 kmph in a trial run.
23 Dec 2018
First Train 18 scheduled to run on Delhi-Varanasi route
The first Train 18 will run between Delhi and Varanasi, on December 29, the Indian Railways said, in response to a query in the Rajya Sabha.
21 Dec 2018
Train 18, first engineless-train, vandalized on trial-run. Incredible India much?
The Indian government, famous for not catering to the demands of the public, decided to change it and gift the country its first engineless train.
20 Dec 2018
Train 18 to make commercial debut on December 29
India's fastest indigenously manufactured train, Train 18, is all set to make its debut before the end of this year.
07 Dec 2018
#Train18: Launch date, route, features of India's first engine-less train
Train 18, the first engine-less train in India, is set to become the country's fastest after breaching the 180kmph mark during a test run on the Kota-Sawai Madhopur section.
02 Dec 2018
Engine-less Train 18 breaches 180kmph mark; might make January debut
India's first engine-less train, dubbed Train 18, breached the 180kmph mark on Sunday, two weeks after trial runs first commenced.
17 Nov 2018
Train 18, India's first engine-less train, trial-run today: Details here
The maiden trial-run of India's first engine-less train, the indigenously-built 'Train 18' is scheduled to take place today, on the Bareilly-Moradabad section on a standard railway track.
29 Oct 2018
Shatabdi's successor, India's fastest-train called Train 18, to roll-out today
The first indigenously build semi high-speed train is expected to roll out of Chennai's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) on Monday.
24 Oct 2018
India's first engine-less train to hit tracks on October 29
Train 18, India's first engine-less train, which is being regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express, is set to hit the tracks for trials on October 29.
01 Sep 2018
Gold-medalist Swapna finally gets customized shoes for her 6-toes feet
The Indian athlete, Swapna Barman, made the country proud by winning gold in the Heptathlon event at the Asian Games 2018.
12 Jun 2018
Monsoon splash: Run-days of Vistadome coach on Mumbai-Goa route reduced
Due to monsoons, Indian Railways have decided to run the popular Vistadome coach on the Mumbai-Goa route only on six days instead of seven.
28 Mar 2018
'Made In India' trains to replace Shatabdi Express
Shatabdi Express may have been the go-to choice for railway passengers, but soon they will be replaced by a self-propelled semi-high speed 'Made in India' train.
22 Jan 2018
Two new high-speed trains to replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi soon
Indian Railways is reportedly gearing up to introduce two new high-speed trains -operating at a speed of 176 kmph- even before the launch of India's first bullet train project.
10 Dec 2017
'Anubhuti' coaches with aircraft-like features to replace Shatabdi's chair cars
Indian Railways is all set to give its passengers an exquisite 'Anubhuti', through new luxury coaches of Shatabdi Express trains.
08 Sep 2017
After three derailments, new Railways Minister focuses on damage control
Yesterday, Piyush Goyal faced a tough day in office as he had to answer for three derailments and one an-almost derailment, just a few days after he was appointed Railways minister.
27 Jan 2017
ISI angle in train accidents merits probing: NIA
Three cases involving attempts to blast tracks at East Champaran, Indore-Patna Express derailment and last week's Koneru rail accident are currently being investigated by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).
23 Jan 2017
Hirakhand Express derailment may be probed by the NIA
The sabotage suspected by the Railways in the Hirakhand Express derailment may call for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to include this incident in their probe.
27 Dec 2016
Railways doubles compensation for accident victims
The Indian Railways has decided to double the compensation for victims of rail disasters in the country.
22 Nov 2016
Railways promises to replace old coaches, increase safety staff
Reports indicated that Indian Railways recorded over 24 "averted collisions" in the last five years; there is also a shortage of 1.27 lakh employees in the "safety category".
21 Nov 2016
Poor infrastructure caused 50% of train derailments
With the recent Kanpur train tragedy, the Indian Railways' poor infrastructure is once again in the spotlight.