By June this year, the railways will roll out a ‘first of its kind’ semi-high speed, self-propelled train set which will cut down the travel time by at least 20% in comparison to any train drawn by a loco due to faster acceleration and deceleration.
A coach of Gondwana Express derailed on Saturday late night near Farah railway station of Mathura district. Fortunately no one was injured in the incident, a Northern Railway spokesperson said.
Trackmen under South Central Railway (SCR) have added a momentum to winter patrolling in its six divisions to keep tabs on rail or weld failures at night. The winter patrolling in SCR began on November 1 last year and will go on till February 28.
Despite improvement in the weather conditions in the Danapur division of East Central Railway (ECR), railways cancelled at least 10 long-distance mail and express trains either originating from Patna Junction or passing through the division on Friday.
Dense fog continued to affect rail traffic on Thursday. About 80 trains arrived late at Charbagh station while four trains were cancelled.
Just like air travellers, railway passengers planning their journey in advance could get cheaper deals, if the recommendations of a fare review committee are approved by the Railway Board.
Just like air travellers, railway passengersplanning their journey in advance could get cheaper deals, if the recommendations of a fare review committee are approved by the Railway Board.
Two bogies of a goods train derailed, blocking all the platforms at Wadi railway station on Wednesday. The incident took place after damage to axle of wheels of the train which was returning from ACC cement factory.
The East Central Railway (ECR) has decided to use high-tech drone cameras to keep a close surveillance on the progress of ongoing railway projects worth several crores in the zone during 2017-2018 fiscal.
Four trains headed for Kolkata and Uttar Pradesh towns were cancelled by the Northern Railways authorities on Tuesday to clear rail traffic.