Articles about Northern Railways
28 Jan 2021
Parliament canteen's subsidy ends; non-veg buffet now costs Rs. 700
Ahead of the Budget session, the Parliament has ended subsidies on the food in the canteen. Food in the Parliament canteen has been a contentious subject for many years as the menu offered meals at throwaway prices.
03 May 2019
Indian Railways' summer special trains: Timings and routes
The demand for railway reservations during the summer season increases.
28 Feb 2019
Amid hostilities, Pakistan suspends Samjhauta Express, passengers stranded in Lahore
As tensions between India and Pakistan are escalating, the neighboring country suspended cross-border Samjhauta Express on Thursday leaving passengers traveling to Attari from Lahore in a fix.
24 Feb 2019
Stone chunks hit Vande Bharat Express; driver's screen, windows damaged
The main driver's screen and some side windows of the Vande Bharat Express were damaged when the train was hit by stones during its Varanasi-New Delhi journey yesterday.
23 Jan 2019
Delhi: Minimum temperature reaches 8C, light rainfall predicted for day
It was a cold morning in Delhi today with rains in the past 24 hours bringing down the minimum temperature to 8 degree Celsius.
17 Jan 2019
2 AC coaches of Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express looted by men
In a shocking incident, two AC coaches of the Jammu-Delhi Duronto Express were looted by armed men in the early hours of Thursday, at the outskirts of Delhi.
14 Nov 2018
Now, travel from Delhi to Leh in just 20 hours
Thanks to the highly ambitious and strategically-significant Northern Railways project of the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line, Delhiites will now be able to travel directly to Leh-Ladakh in nearly 20 hours, compared to the current duration of 40 hours.
02 Nov 2018
Indian Railways introduces 78 special trains for festive-season: Details here
With Diwali and Chhath just a few days away, Northern Railways has introduced 78 special trains, in order to manage extra rush during the festive season.
14 Aug 2018
1,400 male passengers arrested for traveling in ladies coaches: Railways
Nearly 1,400 male passengers were arrested by the Railway Police Force (RPF) this year for traveling in ladies compartments across Northern Railway (NR), Indian Railways said today.
10 Aug 2018
Northern Railway's women workers demand apron over uniform
Women workers of Northern Railway have written to the Railway Board saying that given the lack of changing room for them at most stations, their uniform should be restricted to an apron which can be worn over their regular clothes.
22 Jul 2018
Delhi-Mumbai special-Rajdhani unable to maintain punctuality; run-time to be increased
Unable to maintain punctuality of Bandra Terminus-Hazrat Nizamuddin special Rajdhani introduced as a faster and cheaper premium option, Indian Railways is mulling increase in its run-time by an hour to make it stick to the schedule.
29 Jun 2018
Over 650 arrested for chain-pulling in Northern-Railway in 6 months
More than 650 people were arrested in the last six months for chain-pulling in the trains of Northern Railway, the department revealed.
18 Jun 2018
No more blue coaches: Indian trains are getting a makeover
The Indian Railways is all set to get a makeover, and the dark blue coaches of the trains will be a thing of the past soon.
06 Jun 2018
UP: Security at Kashi Vishwanath, others upped after blast threats
Police in UP are on alert after a letter purportedly written by a Lashkar (LeT) terrorist warned of attacks this week.
06 Jun 2018
UP on high-alert after LeT threatens to blow-up stations, temples
Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a statewide alert after the Lashkar-e-Taiba threatened to blow up several stations as well as the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura and the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi between June 8-10.
03 Jun 2018
Train delays will cost Railway officials their promotions: Piyush Goyal
In what should come as a relief to railway passengers frustrated by delays in services, trains are now likely to run on time as any deviation from the schedule will cost railway officials their promotions.
26 Apr 2018
Railways paints coaches in new color for vibrant look
The Railways has painted a number of dark blue color train coaches in yellowish tan and teak to give them a vibrant look.
27 Feb 2018
Railways ties up with Ola for last mile connectivity
Railways has partnered with ride-sharing company, Ola to facilitate last mile connectivity at its five key stations in Delhi, the national transporter said today.
13 Feb 2018
At least 15 trains cancelled, 25 running late in Delhi
As many as 15 trains have been canceled while 25 other trains will be arriving late on Tuesday in the national capital due to operational reasons, as per the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways. However, there were no reports of flight services being affected.
31 Jan 2018
New Delhi station's Ajmeri gate side entrance to get makeover
The Ajmeri Gate side entrance to New Delhi Railway Station's will soon get a makeover. A new 30m-wide road from Bhavbhuti Marg will be opened directly at the entrance gate of the station from September this year.
23 Aug 2017
I take full responsibility: Suresh Prabhu after two train derailments
Following the fatal Utkal Express and Kaifiyat Express derailments in four days, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has taken "full moral responsibility".
21 Aug 2017
Utkal Exp derailment: Railways takes action against eight officials
The Railways has suspended a senior divisional engineer, a senior section engineer, an assistant engineer and a junior engineer after the Utkal Express derailment that killed 23.
15 Aug 2017
Rs. 12cr from Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at railway stations
Railway stations in the Delhi Division have seen some horrific crimes in recent times. In June at Ballabgarh, Junaid Khan was lynched on a train.
24 Jun 2017
Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President
While India is yet to decide on its next President, looks like the Railway Ministry is already busy with preparations for Pranab Mukherjee's successor.
04 Jun 2017
Railways to compensate man with Rs. 75,000 for inconvenience
In a complaint pertaining to 2013, the Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) awarded Rs. 75,000 to Delhi-based Vijay Kumar, who suffered inconvenience on his train journey.
18 Mar 2017
The tale of train: Farmer now owns the Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi
A farmer, Sampuran Singh who had moved to court seeking compensation for his land acquired by Northern Railways became the owner of the Swarna Shatabdi train.
03 Oct 2016
Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister
The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs.25000 on Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain for not disclosing names of officials who were uncooperative amid the Chikungunya outbreak in the city.
26 Sep 2016
CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll
The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.
20 Sep 2016
Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi
Authorities said that over the last week over there was an increase of over 150% in cases of Chikungunya in the city.
18 Sep 2016
Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15
The death toll from Chikungunya in Delhi has risen to 15, and over 2800 people have been infected with various vector borne diseases in the city.
15 Sep 2016
Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths
The Centre has asked the Delhi government to probe the deaths of 10 individuals in the capital, suspected of having died of Chikungunya.
13 Sep 2016
Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality
A 65-year-old man, R. Pandey, succumbed to chikungunya on Monday at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in west Delhi.