Like flight attendants, railway catering staff will now carry trash bags to collect waste from passengers in all trains after meals, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has instructed officials.
Indian Railways is starting a destination alert facility for its reserved passengers wherein they will get an SMS alert on their mobile phone 20 minutes before the actual arrival of the destination/station.
Indian Railways is planning to complete the project of environment-friendly bio-toilets in railway coaches by 2019, Minister of State of Railways, Rajen Gohain has said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
On Tuesday, petrol prices reduced by 7 paise and diesel prices by 10 paise in Delhi. Petrol prices were cut in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai by 5,7 and 7 paise respectively while diesel prices were reduced by 8, 10 and 11 paise in these cities.
Petrol prices were reduced by 7 paise and diesel prices by 9 paise in Delhi applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 23rd July 2018. Petrol prices were changed in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai by 5,7 and 8 paise respectively while diesel prices were reduced by 7, 10 and 9 paise in these cities.
Petrol and diesel prices were both unchanged in four metro cities applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 17th July 2018. Last month, members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), agreed to jointly increase oil production, which was estimated to be about one million barrels a day.
The services of Mumbai local trains are likely to get affected on Monday as city residents faced yet another night of endless rainfall that led to waterlogging and overflooding of tracks.
New automatic cleaning plant launched by Indian Railway to save water for washing trains.
Around 2,000 passengers of two Mumbai-bound trains, that got stuck between Nallasopara and Vasai stations of the Western Railway due to water-logging this morning, were rescued by the NDRF and the police on Tuesday.
The hot and humid weather in the Capital resulted in peak power demand reaching a record high on Monday afternoon.