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In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

01 May 2020

In one-off special train, migrants travel from Telangana to Jharkhand

Today, nearly 40 days after coronavirus-linked lockdown started, a special train was arranged from Telangana to ferry migrant workers to Jharkhand on a special request of the former's state government.

Coronavirus: How Railways plans to use train coaches as isolation-wards

28 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: How Railways plans to use train coaches as isolation-wards

With all passenger trains suspended amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown, the Indian Railways has converted a train coach into a prototype isolation ward in New Delhi for patients of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Man puts lizard in food for free meals from Railways

24 Jul 2019

Man puts lizard in food for free meals from Railways

The catering services on Indian Railways have a pretty bad reputation. And, a 70-year-old man tried to take advantage of this fact to get free meals.

South-Central Railway to launch UTS app to benefit unreserved passengers

12 Jul 2018

South-Central Railway to launch UTS app to benefit unreserved passengers

The Secunderabad-headquartered South Central Railway (SCR) would soon launch the Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) app for the benefit of unreserved passengers.

Train vendors seen purportedly mixing toilet-water in tea, fined Rs.1L

03 May 2018

Train vendors seen purportedly mixing toilet-water in tea, fined Rs.1L

In a major embarrassment for the Railways, vendors aboard the Chennai Central-Hyderabad Charminar Express were caught on camera purportedly mixing water from a toilet in the tea served to passengers.

Ola partners with SCR, to simplify connectivity for railway passengers

22 Mar 2018

Ola partners with SCR, to simplify connectivity for railway passengers

App-based cab and auto aggregator Ola has recently joined hands with the South Central Railway (SCR) to facilitate last mile connectivity for the railway passengers at three key railway stations in the Hyderabad.

Tirupati-Nizamabad Rayalaseema Express derails in Telangana, no casualties

23 Dec 2017

Tirupati-Nizamabad Rayalaseema Express derails in Telangana, no casualties

An express train derailed near Nizamabad in Telangana this morning, but there were no casualties, TOI reported.