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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat
India

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway's UNESCO 'World Heritage' status now under threat

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.
Railway board directs all zones to remove political-ads from premises
India

Railway board directs all zones to remove political-ads from premises

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.
Indian Railways: Here's how to use free Wi-Fi at stations
India

Indian Railways: Here's how to use free Wi-Fi at stations

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.
Indian Railways eyes ten more bullet train routes: Details here
India

Indian Railways eyes ten more bullet train routes: Details here

The Indian Railways is looking to expand the bullet train network.
Train 18: Meet the brains behind India's first engine-less train
India

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.
German bullet train could reduce Chennai-Bengaluru travel time to 2hrs
India

German bullet train could reduce Chennai-Bengaluru travel time to 2hrs

Travelling between Chennai and Bengaluru might get a lot easier and faster soon.
Railways to build 3,000km of walls to keep trespassers away
India

Railways to build 3,000km of walls to keep trespassers away

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.
Soon, Railway coaches to get tray-tables, charging points, new taps
India

Soon, Railway coaches to get tray-tables, charging points, new taps

Nearly 2,000 old coaches will be refurbished as part of Railways plan which will cost Rs. 600 crore.
Railways hikes medical consultation fees on trains to Rs. 100
India

Railways hikes medical consultation fees on trains to Rs. 100

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.

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