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.
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.
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.
24 Mar 2020
In a clear sign that the government will not go easy on those violating the lockdown rules, authorities on Monday booked hundreds for stepping out of their homes, unnecessarily, and issued warnings of a jail term to them.
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.
01 Sep 2019
In what might come as a disappointment to passengers, e-tickets booked through Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) are set to get costlier, starting from today, ie. September 1.
26 Aug 2019
The Railway Ministry has directed all units of the national carrier to enforce a ban on single-use plastic material within its premises, including trains, from October 2, 2019.
14 Jul 2019
The UNESCO "World Heritage" tag of the 140-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), also popularly known as the toy train, is under threat due to the Indian authorities' continuing failure to conserve the same.
31 Mar 2019
Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav today wrote to all zones, asking them to remove all kinds of political advertising from railway premises after a series of instances of violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) came into light.
31 Mar 2019
Recently, the Indian Railways proudly announced that it has provided free Wi-Fi facility to more than 1,000 railway stations, across the country, so far.
13 Mar 2019
The Indian Railways is looking to expand the bullet train network.
16 Jan 2019
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.
24 Nov 2018
Travelling between Chennai and Bengaluru might get a lot easier and faster soon.
19 Nov 2018
On the back of the Amritsar train tragedy last month, the Indian Railways has decided to build 3,000km of walls to fence its tracks and ward off trespassers.
10 Nov 2018
Nearly 2,000 old coaches will be refurbished as part of Railways plan which will cost Rs. 600 crore.
08 Nov 2018
With more and more reports of medical emergencies during rail travel emerging, the Indian Railways has decided to charge passengers Rs. 100 for medical consultation provided by it.
29 Oct 2018
The first indigenously build semi high-speed train is expected to roll out of Chennai's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) on Monday.
28 Oct 2018
The Railways would spend an amount of Rs. 20,000 crore towards augmenting rolling stock during 2019-20, an official said Sunday.
14 Oct 2018
The Indian Railways has, for a while, been facing difficulties in cleaning the curtains that cover passenger cubicles of AC Two Tier coaches.
10 Oct 2018
On Wednesday morning, five coaches, and the engine, of Delhi bound New Farakka Express derailed near Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, killing 5.
06 Oct 2018
The Southern Railway today said it has become "Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLC) Free Zone" by implementing a 2010 policy decision, eliminating over 1,000 such level crossings.
20 Sep 2018
According to a circular issued by the Railway Board on September 18, prices of tea and coffee served on trains have been increased.
18 Sep 2018
Not just the railway stations and coaches, now the cleanliness and security at railway hospitals will also be monitored through CCTV cameras, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said. The hospital premises will have Wi-Fi connections for better patient care.
08 Sep 2018
Do you love non-vegetarian food and are traveling by Indian Railways on October 2? If yes, then you might consider to cancel or reschedule your plan.
06 Sep 2018
The Railways today announced that it would create an infrastructure to preserve the British-era Patalpani-Kalakund meter gauge rail line which is part of Western Railway's Ratlam division in Madhya Pradesh.
01 Sep 2018
A young couple from England became the first to charter the special train introduced by Southern Railway for a one-way trip from Mettupalayam to Udhagamandalam, to spend their honeymoon in the hills.
10 Aug 2018
The Railways Ministry has decided to launch digital museums at 22 stations on Independence Day to showcase railways' history after the PMO objected to the public transporter spending on developing separate railway museums.
10 Aug 2018
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.
05 Aug 2018
Union Minister Piyush Goyal has proposed a higher rank and pay scale for Railway General Managers, making them equivalent to Secretaries in Central government and at par with the state Chief Secretaries, Ministry source said.
22 Jul 2018
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.
19 Jul 2018
Railways has decided to give a second chance to 70,000 candidates, whose job applications were rejected due to faulty upload of photos.
05 Jul 2018
In a first of its kind initiative, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) now allows passengers to live-stream base kitchens to see how the food served on trains is actually prepared.
02 Jul 2018
The face towels given to the passengers traveling in air-conditioned coaches will be replaced with cheaper, smaller, disposable, takeaway napkins, Railway Board said.
15 Jun 2018
In a first, a team of 'mystery shoppers' will judge the services of the Indian Railways - from staff behavior, amenities to food.
13 Jun 2018
Railway Board has approved a proposal to engage retired railway staff (upto 65 years age) at Rs. 1,200 per day, to preserve and revive railway heritage items such as steam locomotives, vintage coaches, steam cranes, and semaphore signals among others.
08 Jun 2018
A Railway Board letter has cited 15 cases of fire-related accidents in trains in the last five months due to improper maintenance and lack of supervision.
26 May 2018
In a bid to create awareness about menstrual hygiene and contraception, toilets at Indian railways stations will sell sanitary napkins and condoms.
24 May 2018
The historic passenger train running between Dabhoi and Chandod railway stations in Vadodara district today embarked on its last journey at its usual time at 8 am, to pave way for the conversion of narrow gauge line into broad gauge.
21 May 2018
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Gandhi Jayanti, the Indian Railways has put forth a proposal to serve only vegetarian food on railway premises and trains on 2nd October for 2018, 2019, and 2020.
19 May 2018
Railway Board issued a circular on May 16 saying that according to the demands of the officials and the staff association, three RO plants have been installed in the Rail Bhavan premises in January, therefore Rail Neer water will not be supplied there.