The 17th Carriage Maintenance Group Meeting of Indian Railways commenced today i.e., 22nd June, 2018 at Secunderabad. The two day meeting being held at the highest level nationally is being chaired by Ravindra Gupta, Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board, New Delhi.
Indian Railways is ready to undertake its largest ever divestment exercise as the ministry has set a target of raising at least Rs 25,000 crore through monetisation of its power transmission lines, also known as overhead equipment network.
There will be no hike in AC suburban train fares on Western Railway till December 24. WR chief spokesperson Ravinder Bhakar said India’s first AC local earned more than Rs 7 crore in six months.
Train journeys worth Rs 2 crore were undertaken illegally by misusing a special booking facility extended to the Army in Lucknow Cantonment, a railway investigation has found.
Customers willing to book tickets on IRCTC website will soon be able to make payments via IRCTC’s own payment arm.
Indian Railways now offers free public WiFi service at more than 700 stations across India and it covers around 8 million people every month. The service is being offered in collaboration with tech giant Google.
The initial public offering (IPO) of Railways consultancy firm RITES (Rail India Technical and Economic Services Ltd) was fully subscribed on Day 2.
The Ministry of Railways seems in no mood to relent on recalling officers from Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, a PSU under its control, even as its means reduction in staff strength at the IPO-bound company.
IRCTC Tourism is offering a package tour to Dubai and Abu Dhabi from Ahmedabad. Called “Dream Dubai and Abu Dhabi”, the six nights and seven days package includes a Dubai city tour, cruise, desert safari and a trip to the world’s tallest skyscraper the Burj Khalifa.
In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 26 Special trains will run between Jabalpur– Secunderabad – Jabalpur as detailed below