Nearly 50 thousand Assistant Station Master jobs will be announced soon by the Indian Railways, claimed a media report. According to the report, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will soon be announcing it via notification on its official website – indianrailways.gov.in.
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.
Delhi Metro: Inspect, Investigate And Advise, Now, A Commissioner Of Metro Railway Safety To Monitor Operations
More than a decade after it was first envisaged in the Metro Railways (Operations and Maintenance) Act, 2002, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has created a post for the Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety under the Commission of Railway Safety, according to an official notification dated January 10.
Western Railway has tied up with the prisons department to provide linencovers made of newspapers. The project, a first of its kind for Indian Railways, has been launched on a trial basis on Bandra-Hazrat Nizamuddin Express, also known as Third Rajdhani.
The Indian Railways plans to convert all local trains into air conditioned ones. For this, authorities will study the feasibility to convert the existing non-AC Bombardier and Siemens make of trains either fully or partly to AC trains; on both Western and Central Railways.
Bhopal railway station is set to get the country’s first on-station medical clinic within a week.
Recently, the station received applauds for installing the first sanitary napkin vending machine at a railway station.
Visitors to National Rail Museum in Chanakyapuri can now experience a ride on India’s oldest monorail, which was once owned and used by the Maharaja of Patiala, Bhupinder Singh.
Flights are perceived to be safer than trains. To bring safety to the core in the Railway sector, Ashwani Lohani, Railway Board Chairman, is looking to introduce a safety process, that existed in Air India, an organisation that he earlier headed.
The Railways e-ticket booking website IRCTC went down on Friday evening. The website has been made available for maintenance activities causing inconvenience to the passengers. The website is used to book electronic tickets.
A pilot project to make Matunga railway station an all-woman station has now entered the Limca Book of Records.