The Northern Railway has cancelled several trains till March 17. The cancellation of these trains have been necessitated due to work on platform 16 at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow.
President Ram Nath Kovind Kicks Off Budget Session Of Parliament; Says Target Is To Ensure Housing For All By 2022
President Ram Nath Kovind`s address to a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Monday marked the beginning of the Budget Session 2018.
Almost two years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested to address persons with disabilities as ‘divyang’ (divine bodies), the Railways has decided to make changes in this regard in the concession certificates issued to such people.
In the upcoming Union Budget, which would also comprise the Railway Budget, the Narendra Modi government is expected to make some big announcements with regard to the Indian Railways.
In a bid to cut travel time and provide a comfortable journey to its passengers, the Indian Railways is reportedly all set to introduce a world-class train in the country by June this year, and another by 2020.
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.