Wi-Fi services have been provided at 715 no. of railway stations as on 14.12.2018. Wi-Fi services are proposed to be provided on 5734 railway stations. RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL), a Public Sector Undertaking under
Indian Railways has stopped giving free travel insurance to passengers from today. In the wake of demonetisation, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) had started giving free insurance in a bid to promote digital transactions.
Indian Railways is looking to adopt environment-friendly measures as much as possible! Now, in a bid to use natural gas in workshops, production units and depots, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)
Nine Mumbaikars die in track-related tragedies every day, with about half of the incidents resulting from trespassing. Now, rail planners have launched a Rs 200-crore effort to make train corridors safer through a series of new footbridges and elevated pathways.
In a first, Indian Railways is set to opt for the reverse auction method to decide on its wagon tender as 13 players have entered the race to manufacture 21,758 wagons at an estimated cost of Rs 5,600 crore – the largest wagon order ever for the national transporter.
Line Block and Power Block have been permitted for engineering work of widening of Foot Over Bridge at Chennai Egmore Railway Station for 6 hours from 23.30 hrs on Saturday 1st September to 05.30 hrs on Sunday morning 2nd September 2018
To decongest the traffic in Kurukhshetra, an elevated track will be constructed on Kurukshetra-Narwana railway line at a cost of Rs 224.58 crore. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday gave in-principle approval to the project to be undertaken by the Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation (HRIDC).
In the wake of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision for creating digital museums at stations using QR code, Ministry of Railway has made “digital screens” operational at 22 stations on this Independence Day (15.08.2018) as an innovative low cost solution to spread awareness among public about the opulent heritage of Indian Railways.
Finding no completion reports for 78 railway projects commissioned 24 years ago, a parliamentary panel has said if a test audit could reveal so many instances of non-preparation of reports, the “quantum” of such cases, across zones, at present would be much more.