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Indian Railways: Six rules you might not know about

27 Apr 2019

Indian Railways: Six rules you might not know about

There are countless rules concerning train bookings, cancellations, and journeys in Indian Railways.

New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!

22 Jan 2019

New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Express: Free Wi-Fi, VR headsets, and more!

The Indian Railways recently launched a third Rajdhani Express between Mumbai and Delhi that was flagged off by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on 19 January.

Important changes in 2019 every Indian should be aware of

02 Jan 2019

Important changes in 2019 every Indian should be aware of

The New Year 2019 is finally here and it is now time to know what changes this year brings to our lives.

#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.

Railways hikes medical consultation fees on trains to Rs. 100

08 Nov 2018

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.

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

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.

Southern Railway has apprehended over 700 for unauthorized chain-pulling

13 Jul 2018

Southern Railway has apprehended over 700 for unauthorized chain-pulling

Southern Railway today said it has apprehended 737 passengers and collected Rs. 2.8L as fine for unnecessarily pulling of alarm chain in trains from January-June 2018.

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.

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

30 Jun 2018

#IndianRailways: Five 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.

Oxygen-cylinders, delivery-kits, catheters among 88 high-end medical-supplies onboard trains soon

15 Jun 2018

Oxygen-cylinders, delivery-kits, catheters among 88 high-end medical-supplies onboard trains soon

Trains will soon have hospitals on the move, literally. Following a Supreme Court order, Indian Railways have started making medical boxes containing lifesaving equipment, medicines and injections available across all trains and stations.

Man issued railway ticket dated 3013, gets compensation

14 Jun 2018

Man issued railway ticket dated 3013, gets compensation

When retired professor Vishnu Kant Shukla boarded the train from Saharanpur to Jaunpur on November 19, 2013, he wasn't prepared for what was coming his way.

Woman wins Rs. 10,000 from Railways for insect in train-food

05 May 2018

Woman wins Rs. 10,000 from Railways for insect in train-food

Nearly two years later, an insect found in food served aboard a train has come back to bite the Indian Railways.

TN: TTE assaulted, pushed out of running-train for demanding ID-proof

13 Apr 2018

TN: TTE assaulted, pushed out of running-train for demanding ID-proof

A Travelling Ticket Examiner was allegedly assaulted and pushed out of a running train by six passengers as he reportedly demanded a fine from two of them for not having valid identity proof, police said today.

Man gets Rs. 1.65L compensation for belongings stolen in train

20 Mar 2018

Man gets Rs. 1.65L compensation for belongings stolen in train

A Thane Consumer Court has ordered the Konkan Railway Corporation to pay a compensation of Rs. 1.65 lakh to a passenger for theft of his belongings during a train journey.

Rail passengers cannot sleep beyond 10pm-6am in reserved coaches

17 Sep 2017

Rail passengers cannot sleep beyond 10pm-6am in reserved coaches

Indian Railways reduced the official sleeping hours in trains by an hour to end the fights over berths and oversleeping passengers.

Aadhaar linking for land records not required, it's a hoax

20 Jun 2017

Aadhaar linking for land records not required, it's a hoax

While the government is getting its Aadhaar scheme implemented, it appears that some frauds out there are spreading false rumors regarding it, fuelling concerns of citizens, who are scurrying to get Aadhaar linked to their accounts.

Railways to compensate man with Rs. 75,000 for inconvenience

04 Jun 2017

Railways to compensate man with Rs. 75,000 for inconvenience

In a complaint pertaining to 2013, the Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) awarded Rs. 75,000 to Delhi-based Vijay Kumar, who suffered inconvenience on his train journey.