Indian Railways and IRCTC operate several luxury trains in India- namely Maharajas’ Express, Palace on Wheels, The Deccan Odyssey and Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. These luxury trains give passengers an experience of grand royalty while they explore the rich cultural heritage of India.
To clear the summer rush of extra passengers, the Central Railway will run 10 summer special trains on between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai and Varanasi. The train tickets, however, will have different pricing.
IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation – the ticketing arm of Indian Railways – has named unauthorised food suppliers aboard trains. Warning railway passengers against unauthorised providers of food delivery service, IRCTC named 11 such entities.
Six wagons of a goods train in Odisha traveled for two kilometres without an engine on Saturday night.
Passengers will now rate cleanliness standards in trains and stations which will directly impact payment of contractors with low scores, railways have said in a new contract drawn up for such services.
The dream of India’s first high-speed bullet train which would run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai is close to becoming a reality.
Demand for diesel in India is set to hit a record in 2018 as the government targets massive infrastructure spending in the fiscal year that starts April 1, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term in elections in 2019.
Petrol and diesel prices are on a downward trend, with the oil marketing companies lowering the rates every day since March 14.
The leaders of France and India reiterated their intention to start work by the end of this year on what could become the world’s largest nuclear power plant, advancing talks that have continued for nearly a decade.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s India visit is likely to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiatives on mitigating the effects of climate change with the use of renewable energy.