While Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project – Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train – is a few years away, the Indian Railways is all geared up to introduce a couple of high-speed trains.
Railway passengers could be shelling out more for choosing lower berths and travels during festive seasons, if the recommendations of a fare review committee are approved by the Railway Board.
The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has come up with a facility wherein the consumers can book their gas cylinders through social media platforms – Facebook and Twitter.
At least eight coaches of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district on Monday, a railway official said.
The Railways might use part of the Nirbhaya Fund to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in ladies` coaches, deployment of RPF women constables in ladies coach and increase the number of washrooms on platforms, among other measures.
With brick walls failing to solve the problem of garbage being thrown on tracks, the Railways has decided to deal with the menace once and for all by building concrete walls along the tracks.
Indian Railways is likely to rope in big brands like Nestle, Brooke Bond, MTR, Haldirams and others to serve ready to eat meals on train.
The Ministry of Railways is set to approach the Cabinet to clear two semi-high speed projects. The ministry will soon submit the proposal for cabinet clearance.
In a Christmas gift to Mumbaikars, the country’s first AC suburban train had commenced its services on December 25, 2017.
Cold wave conditions in most parts of northern India continue to play havoc with railway schedule, with several trains running late or being cancelled.