Railways Act: News

05 Jul 2019


Mother's breakfast not finished, man pulls train's emergency chain, arrested

In a bizarre incident, a 32-year-old man was arrested for pulling the emergency chain of a train to enable his mother finish her breakfast.

06 Jun 2019


Want to change your train boarding station? Know these rules

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers its users the facility to change boarding station ahead of their planned train journey.

29 Oct 2018


Man arrested for fraudulently selling Railway tickets worth Rs. 57lakh

On Friday, the Dadar Railway Protection Force (RPF) arrested a tout from east Mumbai for running an illegal ticketing operation that sold Railway tickets.

24 Jul 2018


#IndianRailways: 5 rules every frequent railway traveler should know!

Indian Railways, which started its services 165 years ago, is considered the country's most economical mode of transportation.

16 May 2018

Sanjay Yadav

Railways to deploy women personnel, install panic buttons in trains

North Eastern Railways (NER) to deploy women personnel on trains during night hours to strengthen women security.

20 Mar 2018


Mumbai: 11 cops injured in stone-pelting by students; 2 arrested

As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone pelting today by the agitating students demanding jobs in railways.

04 Dec 2017


Major tragedy averted in Lucknow as railway tracks found sabotaged

Major tragedy was averted in Lucknow when officials noticed 150 clips missing from railway tracks in the Mahanagar area yesterday morning and alerted the authorities.

26 Jan 2017

Uddhav Thackeray

Alert Mumbai train drivers rewarded for averting major disaster

Driver Harendra Kumar of Janshatabdi Express, travelling from Madgaon to Dadar on January 24, saw a heavy piece of rail on the tracks near Diva. With the help of his 2 colleagues, the piece was removed.