Articles about Shatabdi Express

Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today

01 Jan 2020

Trains to get costlier as Railways hike fares starting today

Starting January 1, 2020, Indian Railways will be hiking train fares across its network, barring suburban train services.

Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored

01 Sep 2019

Indian Railways: E-tickets to get costlier as service charge restored

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.

Indian Railways: All major concession rules explained

23 Jul 2019

Indian Railways: All major concession rules explained

The Indian Railways offers concessions on tickets for people belonging to certain specified categories.

In UP, 82-year-old stopped from boarding train over 'Gandhian' dhoti

06 Jul 2019

In UP, 82-year-old stopped from boarding train over 'Gandhian' dhoti

In a shocking incident, an 82-year-old man was asked to deboard the Shatabdi Express, despite possessing a reserved ticket due to his attire.

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

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.

Train 18 hits motorcycle, bull; woes continue

22 Feb 2019

Train 18 hits motorcycle, bull; woes continue

Days after it broke down after launch, Train 18, also known as the Vande Bharat Express, ran into several problems again on Wednesday.

After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run

17 Feb 2019

After breakdown, Train 18 commences its maiden commercial run

A day after it broke down on its way to Delhi from Varanasi, India's first indigenously-built semi-high speed train, Train 18, recently christened Vande Bharat Express, began its maiden commercial journey on Sunday.

Just a day after launch, Train 18 breaks down

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.

Indian Railways names Made-in-India #Train18 as 'Vande Bharat Express'

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.

Train 18: Meet the brains behind India's first engine-less train

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.

UP: Mob, upset with delay, pelts stones at Shatabdi Express

24 Dec 2018

UP: Mob, upset with delay, pelts stones at Shatabdi Express

On Sunday, passengers aboard the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express experienced an untoward incident after stones were pelted at the train near Rura Railway halt in Kanpur dehat.

#Train18: Launch date, route, features of India's first engine-less train

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.

Engine-less Train 18 breaches 180kmph mark; might make January debut

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.

#IndianRailways: This new rule helps waitlisted passengers get confirmed tickets

02 Dec 2018

#IndianRailways: This new rule helps waitlisted passengers get confirmed tickets

In a huge relief for passengers, the Indian Railways is rolling out a new rule from January next year in order to increase the number of confirmed tickets by using advanced technology.

Train 18, India's first engine-less train, trial-run today: Details here

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.

Here's how you can book tatkal tickets, this Diwali Season

31 Oct 2018

Here's how you can book tatkal tickets, this Diwali Season

To meet the last-minute ticketing needs of passengers, IRCTC offers online as well as offline 'tatkal' ticketing services.

Shatabdi's successor, India's fastest-train called Train 18, to roll-out today

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.

India's first engine-less train to hit tracks on October 29

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.

10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways

22 Aug 2018

10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) offers tickets at concessional rates to a number of specified categories.

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

19 Aug 2018

Indian Railways fare comparison for Tejas, Humsafar, Gatimaan, other trains

In addition to the 4,600 passenger and 5,000 EMU (Electric multiple unit) trains, the Indian Railways currently runs 3,500 reserved trains.

10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways

17 Aug 2018

10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) offers tickets at concessional rates to a number of specified categories.

10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways

09 Aug 2018

10 rules to know about concessions offered by Indian Railways

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) offers tickets at concessional rates to a number of specified categories.

All the rules you need to know about tatkal bookings

15 Jul 2018

All the rules you need to know about tatkal bookings

To meet the last-minute ticketing needs of passengers, IRCTC offers online as well as offline 'tatkal' ticketing services.

Violent protests against SC order on SC/ST Act hit Rajasthan

02 Apr 2018

Violent protests against SC order on SC/ST Act hit Rajasthan

Nearly 30 people were detained as Dalit groups protesting against the Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act blocked rail and road traffic and vandalized public property, including a train, in several parts of Rajasthan, disrupting normal life.

'Made In India' trains to replace Shatabdi Express

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.

Two new high-speed trains to replace Rajdhani, Shatabdi soon

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.

'Anubhuti' coaches with aircraft-like features to replace Shatabdi's chair cars

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.

Sealdah Rajdhani Express gets a big makeover under Operation Swarn!

29 Nov 2017

Sealdah Rajdhani Express gets a big makeover under Operation Swarn!

The Indian Railways has upgraded the Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express under the recently launched "Operation Swarn" initiative by the Railways Ministry.

You can soon travel between Delhi, Chandigarh in two hours!

28 Nov 2017

You can soon travel between Delhi, Chandigarh in two hours!

Indian Railways, keen on reducing the travel time between Delhi and Chandigarh, would soon launch a semi-high speed project on the 245km Delhi-Chandigarh corridor, which is one of the busiest routes.

Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

29 Jun 2017

Mumbai's kaali-peeli taxis can now be booked via mobile app

Transport minister Diwakar Raote will launch a new app of taxi unions-Amachi (Our) Drive-that will enable Mumbaiites to book black-and-yellow taxis just like Ola and Uber, but without surge pricing.